I was recently offered a Buck 100 lockback knife at a good price and decided to take the plunge and have a proper look at one. It arrived this morning and although I’ve seen and handled many cheap copies of the distinctive American classic, I was quite surprised about a few things….
The Buck X-Tract series of multitools is an interesting departure from the plier-based, butterfly opening styled PST clones offered by the majority of manufacturers. Resembling a folding knife more than the accepted multitool format, the X-Tracts are very capable multitools.
The Buck X-Tract 732 FIN is Identical to the X-Tract 730, except the can opener is replaced by an excellent pair of scissors.
The Buck X-Tract 731 LED is Identical to the X-Tract 730, but for the addition of an LED light on the scales.
The Buck X-Tract 730 is the basic X-Tract model, but displays all of the unique features and benfits inherent in the X-Tract design.
(but I really wish HM Customs did …..)
In the UK today, people are being demonised for carrying or owning knives. The press regale us every day with stories of gangs and knife crime and murder. More and more police forces are launching poster campai…
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