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Old July 1, 2007, 06:04 PM   #1
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Do you carry a knife?

Just wondering if many folks carry a knife as a secondary defense weapon.
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Old July 1, 2007, 06:15 PM   #2
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Yes. gerber drop point 3-1/2 . Ivory scales to match my S&W 45 colt mountain gun.
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Old July 1, 2007, 06:18 PM   #3
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The reason I bring this up. I have seen a lot of discussions about the subject. Some people think if they carry a gun thier invincible. But many times a gun just isn't practicle. If some one gets in to contacy reach of you. By asking directions, asking for a dollar etc, etc. You can;t always pull a gun.
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Old July 1, 2007, 06:18 PM   #4
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Spyderco Endura. I even sleep with it clipped in my waistband. If I'm not carrying my Spydy I AM naked!
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Old July 1, 2007, 06:24 PM   #5
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Old July 1, 2007, 06:31 PM   #6
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I carry

I carry a straight blade knife on my off/weak side, not as a secondary weapon, but because I want something available in case my strong/main side hand is tied up for one reason or another. I do not consider it a " backup ", just an option, depending on circumstances.

thanks, George
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Old July 1, 2007, 06:58 PM   #7
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ken onion kershaw. while I don't sleep with it I rarely leave the house without it hooked on my pocket.
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Old July 1, 2007, 07:00 PM   #8
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Benchmade Mini Griptillian, Mel Pardue blade. I really wanted the plain edge, but I settled for the partially serrated. I carried a Gerber Harsey Air Ranger for years before that.



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Old July 1, 2007, 07:11 PM   #9
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I'd say I have a knife on me 98% of the time.

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Old July 1, 2007, 08:04 PM   #10
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Yes, I carry a knife, but not as a weapon. If you can draw a knife, you can draw a gun.
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Old July 1, 2007, 08:09 PM   #11
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Yes, I carry a knife, but not as a weapon. If you can draw a knife, you can draw a gun.
Ditto on that. A good knife is handy though. Also, in case anyone hasn't figured it out yet, you always need a knife when you don't have one.

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Old July 1, 2007, 08:18 PM   #12
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I carry a Snap-On addition Kershaw ken onion with the speed assist. But when i'm in the woods I carry a big old 24 inch machete to get through the thick brush.
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Old July 1, 2007, 08:32 PM   #13
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I have been known to have a knife about me. I drive a school bus, so can't carry a fixed blade during the school year. Right now I have:

Strong front pocket: Old Timer 1940T
Weak front pocket: Coast 2 blade
Weak hip pocket: CRKT C/K PM
Weak cargo pocket: Leatherman KICK
Weak belt: Custom fixed 5" skinner
Strong belt IWB: Dan Wesson .357 (It's not a knife, but it'll cut ya.)

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Old July 1, 2007, 08:34 PM   #14
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The folder is a CRKT Crawford Falcon.
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Old July 1, 2007, 08:44 PM   #15
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The folder is a CRKT Crawford Falcon.
Hey RR, I carry the same knife. Bought it from a great guy right here on TFL.


(thanks again! )
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Old July 1, 2007, 08:49 PM   #16
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Glad you liked it. Thank you!
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Old July 1, 2007, 08:53 PM   #17
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Always carry a knife, CRKT m-16 great little tool more than a back up.
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Old July 1, 2007, 09:26 PM   #18
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a pair of Gerber's; a small junky one for opening mail/cleaning fingernails/everyday use - and a bigger/assisted opening one, reserved for emergency use - maybe cutting a seat belt.
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Old July 1, 2007, 09:39 PM   #19
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I used to carry a Ken Onion whirlwhind but now I carry a Bench Made 42 (balisong).
NOT as a weapon mostly for fun and to cut things now and then.
BTW If aneyones selling one Ill buy it

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Old July 1, 2007, 10:11 PM   #20
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I do, but I would not say it is for secondary defense
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Old July 2, 2007, 12:39 AM   #21
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Yes I do.

Benchmade Full sized "Rukus". It replaced a my Benchmade Mel Pardue I'd carried for years.
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Old July 2, 2007, 01:35 AM   #22
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I always carry at least one lock blade. It is one on the most often used tools I own. They could be used for SD should the need arise, but I would not say that is the primary reason I carry them. Currently I usually have a small Kershaw and a CRKT M-16 with me.
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Old July 2, 2007, 06:32 AM   #23
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I'm never without a folder on me.

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Old July 2, 2007, 09:55 AM   #24
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Does this:

http://www.thefiringline.com/forums/...d.php?t=236002

answer your question?
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Old July 2, 2007, 10:37 AM   #25
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I'm a knife nut as much I'm a gun nut...
Always carry 3 or more folders with me.
Today I'm carrying:
front right pocket: Custom Korth Folder
back right pocket: Customized Benchmade Skirmish
back left pocket: Spyderco Caly 3 Carbon fiber ZDP
Belt: Swisstoll

Regards,

Andre Tiba - Brazil
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