I really would like to get a good knife to use as a workhorse, and I'm not the most knowledgeable person when it comes to knives. I'm looking at a Benchmade, which I know to be a good quality company that stands behind their product, but are there better blades out there? I'd like to get a Barrage from Benchmade. I can get it at a little over cost, which makes it somewhat affordable. I don't mind paying for a good quality knife.