Are all BM 42's the same?

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Are all BM 42's the same?

Postby Gunhawk » Sat Feb 10, 2018 8:31 pm

And are they all made at the same place?

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Re: Are all BM 42's the same?

Postby Fishtail Picklock » Mon Feb 12, 2018 2:12 am

If they are made in the US, they're manufactured in Oregon City, Oregon.
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Re: Are all BM 42's the same?

Postby DonC » Mon Feb 12, 2018 2:00 pm

Their show room is about a 15 minute drive away from my house. Gerber and CRKT are about 5 to 10 minutes further.
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Re: Are all BM 42's the same?

Postby Luke_of_Mass » Mon Feb 12, 2018 10:47 pm

unless they have a pirate flag etched over the butterfly
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Re: Are all BM 42's the same?

Postby sammy the blade » Mon Feb 12, 2018 10:56 pm

Luke_of_Mass wrote:unless they have a pirate flag etched over the butterfly



I'd say that should explain it!
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Re: Are all BM 42's the same?

Postby sammy the blade » Tue Feb 13, 2018 12:35 am

Some bm's are solid and some are not. Couldn't resist.
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Re: Are all BM 42's the same?

Postby Gunhawk » Tue Feb 13, 2018 3:37 pm

Sorry about this folks. I forgot say "clones". Are all of the *clones* made in the same place and by the same manufacturer?

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Re: Are all BM 42's the same?

Postby Luke_of_Mass » Wed Feb 14, 2018 12:55 am

That complicates things - clones and their exact origin are very tough to nail down by their very nature. In my experience the most convincing clones tend to come out of Taiwan, but of course you never really know...
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Re: Are all BM 42's the same?

Postby Gunhawk » Wed Feb 14, 2018 2:04 am

Luke_of_Mass wrote:That complicates things - clones and their exact origin are very tough to nail down by their very nature. In my experience the most convincing clones tend to come out of Taiwan, but of course you never really know...


Then are manufactured in more than one place?

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Re: Are all BM 42's the same?

Postby Luke_of_Mass » Wed Feb 14, 2018 8:23 am

Pretty much impossible to tell, I'm sure not all the parts come from the same factories but lots of final products are shipped from Taiwan (AKC clones, BM clones, fake Sebenzas, ect)
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