Buck Unveils Plans for Shot Show 2018

Two things: One, Shot Show 2018 is coming! Two, Buck will be there! They’ll be releasing an expanded lineup of incredible new and improved blades along with the usual tried and true.


Read all about it here:

From the Buck Press Release:


“Post Falls, ID –12/15/2017 –Buck Knives’ new products for 2018 consist of many exciting additions.  We invite you to visit us and check out the newly released products at this year’s 2018 SHOT Show, booth 14504.

With the initial launch of the award winning 110 Auto, Buck’s first automatic, consumers began requesting an even more modern version with high end materials.  The 110 Auto Elite is easily deployed with the push of a button, readying the S30V blade quickly and efficiently.  Featuring a G10 handle with nickel silver bolsters, the 110 Auto Elite will easily become a new collectible for those avid 110 fans.  The 110 Auto Elite is the perfect blend of premium performance with precise action MSRP: $250.  Made in the USA.

The iconic Folding Hunter is now available in a lightweight version.  The 110 Folding Hunter LT weighs in at only 2.1 ounces compared to the 7.2 ounces of the original 110 Folding Hunter.  Utilizing the same famous blade, the bolster and handles were replaced with a lightweight molded nylon to reduce weight while maintaining the same quality and rigidity.  MSRP: $38.  Made in the USA.

Another addition to the 110 family is the 110 Folding Hunter Pro, available with an upgraded S30V blade and rugged G10 handle with nickel silver bolsters.  This pro version of the 110 with premium materials will easily become a favorite for those that love the 110 and require ultimate performance.  MSRP: $125.  Made in the USA.

Made from quality materials, the Open Season Series is the new flagship for the Hunting category.  This series was redesigned to offer an Avid and Pro set featuring a Skinner, Small Game, Caper, Moose Skinner, Folding Skinner, and Boning knife which covers just about any animal and all game processing.  The Pro set features an upgraded S35VN steel with a durable, contoured O.D Green Micarta® handle and comes with a leather sheath.  The Avid series is offered in 420HC steel with a contoured red wood handle.  MSRP: $75-$220. Made in the USA.

The 684/685 Bucklite Max II are heavy-duty hunting knives designed with a full tang blade for strength.  This year the handles have been modified with an ergonomic textured rubber handle for a secure grip.  With two sizes and a choice of a standard drop point blade or a guthook blade, there is a knife for every type of hunter.  MSRP: $33-$45.  Made in the USA.

Choices of New Everyday Knives


Featuring a new nylon handle, the 293 Inertia spring assist quickly opens with a single flick of the thumb.  The new handle reduces weight, making this a convenient everyday carry knife.  The heavy-duty fasteners enhance the durable construction, while maintaining an elegant look.  MSRP: $60.  Made in the USA.

The 524 Alumni knives feature a 420HC stainless steel blade with an elegant anodized aluminum handle.  The nail notch in the blade makes this knife easy to open, while the lockback design locks it open for safety.  This colorful, lightweight, and compact pocket knife is slim enough for the smallest of pockets and perfect everyday carry knife.  The Alumni also has plenty of space for corporate logos and promotional use.  MSRP: $30.  Made in the USA.

The sleek new addition to the Rival family, the 363 Rival SS and the 366 Rival III feature an ergonomic nylon handle and are constructed with 420HC steel.  The Rival family now consists of four different knives, ranging in size to meet the ever expanding everyday needs.  MSRP: $22.50-$37.  Made in the USA.“


Now you’ve got the booth number. If you’re at Shot Show 2018, drop by and pay Buck a visit. Witness the cut above.

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