Bestech BG05 "Scimitar" G-10 Series
Bestech BG05 "Scimitar" G-10 Series
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Shaped like a scimitar with its trailing point and broad tip, this Bestech folder is just as well off slicing as it is piercing. The blade is made from D2 for toughness across a wide range of tasks Read More

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David33
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Jan 21, 2020
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Is this made in China?
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Jan 21, 2020
Cymond
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Jan 18, 2020
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Is it my imagination, or does the blade have a more curved shape in pics 8-11?
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Jan 18, 2020
bigsean247
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Jan 21, 2020
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check out the canku c216 it might be what your looking for. you get alot for the same 40$ you paying here
Jan 21, 2020
Rudolph
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Jan 21, 2020
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Yeah , Canku is a company you'll find that a lot of collectors avoid . Canku steps pretty heavily into cloning. You'll find Marfione, Rockstead, Shirogorov , and even Bastinelli clones on the first page of an Amazon search. They even dabble in the lower end with a Kershaw Cinder clone (advertising better materials than Kershaw at an unusual higher price). I can see the temptation, doubtful that I'll ever be able to afford some of the true name brands myself ( some ranging from $800-$2000, offered for $20-$40). At the end of the day I've always felt your money your choice, and with Amazon offering them so freely it's hard to condemn and be taken serious. It's just something I think you should keep in mind, and if you were unaware it's just to inform.
Jan 21, 2020
Woodsmansfinest
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Jan 18, 2020
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First time I couldn't get shipping to Austria. Anybody know what's up with that?
Jan 18, 2020
bigsean247
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Jan 21, 2020
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if you pay attention when your about to order it say no international shipping of knives
Jan 21, 2020
magic_devile
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Jun 5, 2019
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Hey all, I bough this about a year ago now and am starting to have issues opening and closing. I get a ton of resistance like something is keeping it from opening or closing, so much so that the flipper tab can't open it all the way. I have opened it and cleaned every nook and cranny of the of the opening mechanism, soaked the bearings in isopropyl alcohol and it seemed to work, but after about 20 openeings it went back to the bad opening. These are ceramic ball bearings and I've read you font typically lube these. Anyone have any ideas for how to fix this? Thanks.
Jun 5, 2019
reswright
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Jan 8, 2020
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Was it the side opposite where the stop pin is? If so, that's probably from overtightening at work. Alternately you could have a tilting pivot. Does (or did) the blade tilt toward one liner when closed? If it does, that's likely your deal. Good luck if so :) There's a few Googlable methods on trying to fix that but I've mastered none of them; about two thirds of the time, an off centered blade stays off centered despite my best efforts and modifications.
Jan 8, 2020
bigsean247
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Jan 21, 2020
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all my bearing knives have washer for the bearing to ride on. for the lube try dry lube. works great but no dust as it dry to the touch but still slick for the bearings to be lubed
Jan 21, 2020
SkittleSteve
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May 28, 2019
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Does anyone know the legality of carrying a blade like this for general use as well as self defense in Michigan?
May 28, 2019
LibertySubprime
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May 29, 2019
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From what I’ve read it is perfectly legal.
May 29, 2019
14themoney
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May 27, 2019
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I'm passing on this one. I have the Paladin, Swordfish, and Warwolf. The second is my favorite altho there is very little separation in the ergos. I expect this is be very similar, so this one gets to play Left Out. All of these three Bestechs are very, very good. And because they are bad, they are better. I have no regrets in buying any of them. My only regret is losing the first orange and black Swordfish that I got here for $40.
May 27, 2019
Sinuous
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May 24, 2019
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I have pretty much the same knife which I bought for around £9 in november 2017 https://www.gearbest.com/pocket-knives-and-folding-knives/pp_769972.html?wid=1433363#goodsDetail this looks very similar except it has a milled groove in the blade and a hole for a key rings and such now I don't know about you but that's a big price difference for essentially the same product... 3x the price!
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May 24, 2019
Metromin
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May 26, 2019
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I wouldn't trust the QC from ctsmart, bestech has a decent reputation even from Chinese manufacturers. Might be the same steel and g10 but that doesn't tell the whole story with a knife nowadays.
May 26, 2019
Daznad
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Mar 10, 2019
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Just got mine and honestly it’s the first bestech that I’ve been a bit disappointed in. I’ve gotten 4 total now and this one is different than the others in several ways. Doesn’t have the overbuilt quality of the others in terms of the massive liners etc. the thing that really gets me tho is it has massive amount of blade play. I’ve tightened the pivot and it is not helping. Huge amount of lock-rock. To the point where I’m a little hesitant to use the knife. Wondering if others have noticed the same
Mar 10, 2019
Cdoyle
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Apr 3, 2019
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Return it as those are functional flaws. Mine is great. I have had every bestech drop at some point and all have been decent with the only one i have had issue with is the barracuda which had a gritty action and dull minimaly sharpened edge but fixable easy enough with a dissassembly /cleaning and sharpening. I think the swordfish is the nicest one in the g10 series with its 2 tone g10 and 4" blade in a slim package. Its my favorite model of these and i just bought another one in a different color variation last drop even though it was $5 more than last time but still a great value. Also check out the civivis as they are killer budget blades. The statera is the nicest by far with all titanium pivot, hardware, and clip along with D2 steel and cf overlay on ceramic? Bearings. Best budget blade on the market right now. It is one of the smoothest I own besides the keen which is amazing but Considerably more expensive. The Baklash and praxis are good also and cost about the same as the bestechs.
Apr 3, 2019
Diustavis
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Apr 4, 2019
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Agree with this. Bought this knife because I love my swordfish so much and thought this would b a great addition to the collection. Just didn't feel as good in my hands as i thought it would so I ended up giving it away for xmas.
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Apr 4, 2019
Hlh7980
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Feb 26, 2019
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When will this ship?
Feb 26, 2019
Papaw
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Apr 29, 2019
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Mine arrived today.
Apr 29, 2019
Arclite02
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Jan 9, 2019
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Estimated ship date, January 25. Actual ship date? 5 hours ago, apparently. LOL.
Jan 9, 2019
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