Next up for our 2021 release posts is Post Falls, Idaho’s Buck Knives. The press release they sent really covers things better than I could, so have a look:
Post Falls, ID — Wednesday, January 20, 2021– With a dedication to providing high performance products of uncompromising quality, Buck Knives is excited to introduce a variety of new knives to their lineup this year, including an upgrade to famous classics and a bolster lock automatic.
Pro 100 Series Fixed Blades The classic 100 Series hunting knives, including the famous 119 Special, received a serious upgrade with the addition S35VN steel and OD green canvas Micarta handles. The 102 Buck Woodsman, 103 Skinner, 105 Pathfinder, 119 Special and 120 General are now offered with this Pro Level upgrade. Made in the USA, prices range from $160-$250 MSRP. Available in March.
“This collection of knives has proven to be the bedrock of our product line for the past 50-80 years, proving the designs are functionally efficient and aesthetically timeless. To further maximize performance and responding to customer demand, we endeavored to provide the best of both worlds in this upgrade with premium steel and a resiliently attractive Micarta handle to create the next generation of classics,” said Chris Bourassa, Director of Marketing and Product Development for Buck Knives.
New Assisted and Automatic Opening Paradigms Buck’s Shift Mechanism™ bolster locking technology is being reintroduced on the new 590 Paradigmassisted opening folder and 591 Paradigm Shift automatic. Each Paradigm is redesigned with sleek lines, superior S35VN blades, G10 handles and Cerakote® coated bolsters. Available in black or brown, each model is made in the USA. $225 and $250 MSRP. Available in March.
417 Budgie The Budgie framelocks feature a stout, two inch S35VN blade and G10 handles. This small EDC is packed with big features, including a large thumb hole for easy opening, a lanyard loop, belt clip and two color offerings. Made in the USA, the Budgie’s are $100 MSRP. Available in March.
EDC Folders: Available now, these new EDC’s mix in modern, high tech designs with appealing price points. New ball bearing flippers include the 251 Langford with G10 handles and sleek profile, the 259 Haxby, a smooth, contoured knife with carbon fiber handles, and the 256 Decatur in either a wood or G10 handle. The 254 Odessa is an all stainless steel framelock while the 252 Trunk is Buck’s first cleaver knife. The Trunk is available in black or tan G10. Each of these models feature 7Cr steel and are available now. Imported. $30-$54 MSRP.
“Buck Knives continues to focus our energies toward products that meet a need, deliver exceptional performance, and maintain the underlying craftsmanship and authenticity our organization has stood on since 1902. We believe this class of everyday carry products communicates value, performance, and a level of innovation few can match and our customers will welcome,” said Bourassa.
Each Buck knife is guaranteed for life by Buck’s respected Forever Warranty.
About Buck Knives Behind every Buck knife is over 100 years of experience and craftsmanship. The very best materials and state-of-the-art technology are used to create knives that meet the exacting demands expected of a high-quality knife. Buck stands behind every knife made with their famous Forever Warranty.
There is not yet a video from BladeHQ or KnifeCenter, but when there is we will share it. I have a call into Buck, in hopes that they will send us some samples to play with and give away.