A “copy” is one thing, a “fake” takes it to a whole new detestable level……… IMO. Time left 2d 20h left. And I'm passing on all 8cr blades. In operation since 1998, BladeForums.com has led the industry since Day 1. Item Number: X3403-2. Copyright © 1995-2020 eBay Inc. All Rights Reserved. Well, I did. If you're looking for something more solid than the bugout (which is very plasticky and a bit flexible, not for hard use) i'd get the aluminum anthem clone over the 940. Just waiting to find my torx screw driver set that seems to be missing at the moment. In the end I just bought both! 6th Annual Old Lumens Scratch build entry, 7th annual Old Lumens scratch build entry. Hey, I'm the guy that made the review of the Bugout. I think that would actually increase their sales vs knowing that they are likely lying in the first place. Without pulling it out of the drawer and meticulously comparing them, this clone looks spot on. Watch; Benchmade 940SBK Osborne NEW Blue Class NIB CPM-S30V. Overall, I can’t be too hard on the knife. This doesn’t prove anything really, but I wanted to take them up on their claims of 60HRC. I have a deep carry benchmade clip that I want to try installing on this clone. Solid knife but doesn't wear as slim and nice in the pocket as you'd expect. For additional information, see the Global Shipping Program, This amount includes applicable customs duties, taxes, brokerage and other fees. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. Brian9595. STAY SAFE AND CONTACT US. I did not create this review to offend anyone or begin a debate on clones. It is going back to Benchmade. The Bugout is light and a good slicer and able to handle most things, but will have less lateral strength than the 940 blades. I also have an aluminum version of the 940 clone, I also used to have a real G10 version. Since 2010 all genuine benchmades have been produced in the U.S. Something went wrong. https://www.reddit.com/r/chineseknives/comments/dswkui/review_of_the_new_bugout_clone/. Tags: benchmade 940; Are they real or fake. Scales: The carbon fibre scales are ultralight, and very high quality on my sample. Even if K110 (chinese D2) is cheap you really can't be sure if they're actually using it or not. Will upload some pictures to see if there’s any difference, they even replicated the stonewashed blade finish and the little blue anodized nut/spacer, impressive. Blade sharpness: This is perhaps the only place that I can scrounge up some sort of criticism. Lol. Like knockoffs hell love em but HATE and I mean HATE a fake. It’s putting made in the U.S.A on your product so that when your fellow countrymen look at, buy, or use your product they know they’re supporting fellow Americans. They did the right thing and brought jobs back home. And yes it rusts very quickly, and I have heaps of bladeplay. The 940 is a much more solid knife however. Slicing is easy both with the belly and with the long run of straight edge, and the tip on this slender blade is reinforced and quite robust. It's definitely your right to be picky with your choice of steels but it's so hard to be sure with Aliexpress. But the original have the same problem. 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Watch; BENCHMADE 940-1 CARBON FIBER CUSTOM OSBORNE DESIGN KNIFE, CPM-S90V. Pages. Low defaults to high when turned off), Review: Benchmade 940-1 carbon fibre clone *PIC HEAVY*, http://www.aliexpress.com/item/32782122008/32782122008.html. Benchmade was started in 1988. Benchmade 3300 Infidel OTF -Red Handle. Sorry I meant; parallel. This amount includes applicable customs duties, taxes, brokerage and other fees. The Benchmade 940 is a modern classic that looks and functions like no other knife. Why all the hate? 3 mode WITH memory (High,Med,Low with memory), 3 mode DEFAULTS TO HIGH (High, Med. !http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b321/mizjif/E626906B-F00E-4E86-8D4F-22...! Real 3 vote(s) 60.0% Fake 2 vote(s) 40.0% I can't tell 0 vote(s) 0.0% Jan 14, 2019 #1. mizjif, I have nothing against you or your review. I do not have any experience with an authentic BM 940 so I am strictly providing this review based on its overall quality in general. Personally, for edc, i prefer the bugout. But without getting up close they look pretty much identical. I do not have any experience with an authentic BM 940 so I am strictly providing this review based on its overall quality in general. It's nice. Brand New. Discussion in 'Benchmade Knife Company' started by Brian9595, Jan 14, 2019. It's hard to describe because usually 'flimsy' has a negative connotation but once you have it in hand you'll understand that it's 'acceptably flimsy'. Benchmade 940 Chinese Clone. Copyright © 1995-2020 eBay Inc. All Rights Reserved. With that being said, I am surprised by the overall quality of it, and I love the knife overall. I had actually noticed that as well while watching reviews of the authentic version but forgot to mention it. Price: USD$60.65 . I've started caring less about steel and the more about appreciating different designs, manufacturing quality and handle materials. Anyway, close enough for horseshoes and hand grenades. The Bugout is light and a good slicer and able to handle most things, but will have less lateral strength than the 940 blades. Item Number: X3447. Condition is "Used". I’ve have my eye on the 940 for so long, and the bugout is so highly reviewed, I don’t think I’ll regret purchasing either. And the clone's screws won't fit into that legit clip's holes because they're too big.