Just re-handle them yourself,it's not that hard.
Wow is that pretty!
"When you're driving behind a Prius, there's 100% chance that nothing exciting will happen" -Karring M.
If you love the knife, but not the handle, rehandle it. Doesn't matter what it is. The scales got warped on my first swiss army knife. I had wood from my daughter's first rocking chair that broke.
It's a $10 pocketknife, and now it's something I love to carry in my toolbox(even if it is an absurd model of SAK).
Honestly, I got the first one when I was working at a seafood joint, in which we fabbed a ton of fish, literally. I have since moved on, and purchased the replacement of the fibrox. I don't think it will ever come close to seeing the abuse of its predecessor....but it's still a fav, none the less.
The difference between try and triumph is a little "umph"! NO EXCUSES!!!!!!!
I'm all for rehandling But I haven't rehandled everything in my own stash, either. Not a matter of price, though, if I really liked a knife and used it a lot, I would consider rehandling.
I'm in the opposite position. My EDC has a crap blade, but I love the knife. If I could ever not carry it for a few weeks, maybe I'd follow up on the deal Pierre and I made, and get a great new blade put in my most used knife.
I enjoy a scimitar with a nice handle.
"God sends meat and the devil sends cooks." - Thomas Deloney
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You are not truly happy not going down that road. Knowing is the answer, never knowing is not an alternative....