Buck 830 Marksman Folding Knife (3.5" Satin) 0830BKS

MSRP: $149.95
Our Price: $94.95
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Item #BHQ-21642


  • Overall Length:8.25"
  • Blade Length:3.50"
  • Blade Thickness:0.12"
  • Blade Material:154CM
  • Blade Style:Drop Point
  • Blade Grind:Hollow
  • Finish:Satin
  • Edge Type:Plain
  • Handle Length:4.75"
  • Handle Thickness:0.48"
  • Handle Material:Aluminum
  • Color:Black
  • Weight:4.30 oz.
  • User:Right Hand
  • Pocket Clip:Tip-Up
  • Knife Type:Manual
  • Opener:Flipper, Thumb Hole
  • Lock Type:Strong Lock System (SLS)
  • Brand:Buck
  • Model:Marksman
  • Model Number:0830BKS
  • Country of Origin:USA
  • Best Use:Everyday Carry, Tactical
  • Product Type:Knife


The Marksman from Buck Knives features a Grant & Gavin Hawk locking mechanism called the Strong Lock System (SLS). This is one of the strongest locks on the market. The 830 Marksman has a ball-bearing pivot for easy, reliable performance. This tough knife features a black anodized aluminum frame and 154-CM steel blade.


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Fantastic! Heck ya, Buck!
Justin V.
This is an absolutely fantastic knife. The design / locking system is not just different for the sake of being novelty, but actually an innovation that improves on issued with strength / accidental failure of liner and frame locks while still allowing very fast flipping and opening /closing action and much better ergonomics than something like the triad lock.
Its also able to be easily serviced / adjusted by the user!!!

Materials and construction are also top-notch. The blade is beautify hollow ground and hits the gold-locks zone both in thinness behind the edge and heat-treat to be strong enough for EDC and some pretty hard use, but thin enough to still be an excellent slicer.

There's not a shred of plastic on this knife and all of the steel and aluminum is beautifully machined and finished inside and out (I've had the knife fully disassembled once for cleaning).

I'm so glad that Buck finally just knocked one out of the park and are really one of the first companies to offer something like this knife in terms of design innovation, USA made and UNDER $100! This is a big metal middle finger to all those people who fed us BS excuses about how they had no choice but to make knives in China and Twain to meet this price point.

I've owned, daily carried, and beat the snot out of the 830 for about a year and aside from some honest looking wear on the black handle coating, it's as good as new. I've never before bought 2 of what's essentially the same knife, but I feel like its only a matter of time before I but the 831, if for no other reason than to support what Buck and the Hawks have accomplished with these knives.