I would also look at Ontario knives. I especially like the RAT, TAK and RD knives, with the wide full tang and scale grip. Those will msotly run you around $70-75. Personally, my favorite knife is a Becker BK2, but that's a little big for most people.
The person who has nothing for which he is willing to fight, nothing … more important than his own personal safety, is a miserable creature [with] no chance of being free unless made and kept so by the exertions of better men …. John Stuart Mill
Last edited by Bren; 01-05-2013 at 18:24..