List of discontinued buck knives

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List of discontinued buck knives
Buck knives are typically used for outdoor, hunting and camping activities (camping image by BOOJOO from

Established in 1902, Buck has over 100 years of knife manufacturing experience. The company produces knives for purposes such as hunting, outdoor, tactical and everyday use. They also produce a range of limited edition knives. Many of the styles developed remain in production to this day, although some Buck knives have been discontinued.

Buck Approach

A folding knife, the Buck Approach featured a three-inch long, partially serrated drop-point blade. An anodised aluminium handle in purple, blue or black completed the look. The knife had a folded length of 4.375 inches. A compact version, the Buck Short Approach, featured a 2.75-inch blade and a folded length of 3.5 inches.

Buck Ulti-Mate

Produced as a filleting knife, the Buck Ulti-Mate had Stream, Lake and Ocean models. Each model had a plain edge, stainless steel blade of different lengths. The Stream model featured a 4.25-inch blade, the Lake model a 6.5-inch blade and the Ocean model an 8.75-inch blade. Each model had a sure-grip rubber handle.

Buck Summit

Designed as a multipurpose tool, the Buck Summit knife had a 2.5-inch partially-serrated blade. It also featured tools that included a bottle opener and corkscrew. The tools folded into a thermoplastic handle which had anodised aluminium overlays in blue, black, green or red.

Buck Giraffe Dagger

A limited edition model, the Buck Giraffe Dagger featured a 4.25-inch Damascus steel blade. The knife had a giraffe bone handle and came supplied in a black leather box. Buck produced 500 Giraffe Daggers, each sold with a certificate of authenticity.

Buck Diamondback

This knife had a handle designed to replicate a diamondback rattlesnake's skin pattern. A fixed steel blade completed the look, with both 3.25-inch and 4.25-inch blade models produced. The knife came supplied with a heavy-duty black nylon sheath.

Buck Executive

The Buck Executive knife had a blade and handle manufactured from stainless steel. The blade measured 1.875 inches in length and had a drop point style. The design of the brushed stainless steel handle included faceted edges, and the face could be engraved to bring a personal style to the knife for a business executive.

Buck Lumina

The Buck Lumina lived up to its name with an LED light incorporated into a translucent nylon handle which came in blue, red or smoke colours. A hole incorporated in the handle enabled convenient lanyard attachment.The stainless steel blade featured a part plain, part serrated combination edge.

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