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Old January 29, 2007, 01:14 PM   #51
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I just got a butterfly knife and learned how to twirl it and Its a blast.
It has a clip but I wouldnt carry it , Its just for fun.
All things concidered I still like the Ken Onion Kershaw's
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Old January 29, 2007, 04:40 PM   #52
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EDC Rotation

1. Kershaw/Onion "Leek", AO, G10 / S30V

2. Gerber "Applegate/Fairbairn Mini-Covert" folder

3. Kershaw "Spec Bump", AO, G10 / S30V

4. Kershaw/Onion "Leek", AO, alum. handle

5. Outdoor Edge / Seki "Pocket Lite"

6. CRKT "Desert Cruiser" with LAWKS

8 days out of 10, I carry the first one - the G10/S30V Leek. Often, I will often ALSO be wearing a neck knife - my SigTac "PitBull". Occasionally, I may ALSO wear a boot knife in the boot - either my Benchmade 140 "Nimravus" (Elishewitz M2HS model), or my CRKT /AG Russell "Sting".

And I always ALSO have on my keychain my Leatherman "P4 Squirt" M.T., which has a knife on it. In the woods or to the gun range, I will sometimes ALSO have a Gerber "Legend" M.T.
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Old January 29, 2007, 09:47 PM   #53
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Schrade, for me.

I've carried a Schrade/Uncle Henry Stockman for several years. Does eveything I need, so far. Before that I carried a Purina Checkered Handle 3-blade, but when I found out what it was worth I retired it.
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Old January 29, 2007, 10:22 PM   #54
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I'm never with out my Spyderco clipped to my pocket. Best knife I have ever owned bar none.
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Old January 30, 2007, 05:51 PM   #55
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I have a Gerber with the "FAST" system. Boy is it quick and razor sharp. There is however no type of indication of what type of metal the blade is made out of. It works just fine however. If I thoguh I was going to do some trench warefare, Im sure I'd have something more massive like some of you. :barf:
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Old January 30, 2007, 05:54 PM   #56
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Ian2005,

Hey, you live in Texas, where everything is big. The legal limit is 5.5 you need something bigger!

Just kidding, I find the bigger knives harder to use for every day task. My Spyderco Military is really to big. I often use my Delica instead.
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Old January 30, 2007, 06:02 PM   #57
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Oh I know - lol. Im just having fun. The one guy that carry's 3 knife's on him and has 3 more in his truck, well that's a little loco. :-)
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Old January 30, 2007, 06:52 PM   #58
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I have two kershaw ken onions. A leek with a half serrated half straight blade, and a scallion with a straight blade.

When I hike/camp/fish/hunt or in case of SHTF, i'm bringing the good ol KA-BAR. the finest fighting knife ever made.
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Old January 30, 2007, 07:55 PM   #59
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I've got a Ka-bar and i like it pretty good. not the best sharpening knife I've ever had, but its pretty good in my openion.

Ony one thing i want to chang about it. I want go get that black coating off the blade! it seems like some sort of plastic or powder coating, but it gets in the way, i think. Any of you have any tips for removing that coating from the blade?
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Old January 30, 2007, 08:53 PM   #60
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Somehow, I feel knife small. I usually carry a Case Toothpick and that's about it. Blade less than 3". In the woods I usually carry a Gerber multitool and a Buck Minizipper.
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Old January 30, 2007, 09:05 PM   #61
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Smith and Wesson 'Extreme Ops' automatic w/serrated tanto point.

or...

Cold Steel 'Ti-Lite' with "Zytel" handle. 4" blade.

Both are formidable weapons as well as being generally handy for practical purposes. I can whip out my Ti-Lite faster than I can the automatic (although, I've carried the Ti-Lite a lot more).

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Old January 30, 2007, 09:39 PM   #62
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I carry a cheap little clip-on S&W knife. I think it says "Gold Issue" on it. It's got two blades, one just edged and one serrated. Works great for what I need it for... cutting boxes or whatever. Cheap but it still works great and has a decent edge.
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Old January 30, 2007, 09:41 PM   #63
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Folder EDC -

Spyderco Harpy
Spyderco Merlin
Spyderco Manix
Spyderco Calypso
Spyderco Jess Horn
Benchmade 940
Benchmade 921
Benchmade 635
Benchmade Ares
Kershaw Leek S30V / G10
Kershaw Cyclone

I'm surrounded by little Vics in my car, home and on the keyring.

These are toys in number and expense compared to the ridiculous collection of Busse/Swamp Rat fixed blades I own. I know.. I have a problem. I'll see you again at Blade 2007 in Atlanta this June.
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Old January 31, 2007, 02:34 AM   #64
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The One Knife To Rule Them All

EMERSON CQC 7

I Love this knife and carry it on my person 24/7 everywhere.
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Old January 31, 2007, 04:39 AM   #65
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Luckily here in oregon we can buy, own, and carry full autos as long as we do not fully conceal them. meaning we have to have them visible above the top of our pocket.

Therefore, when dressed nicely, I carry a Pro-Tech Godfather.



When working I carry a Kershaw Blur.

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Old January 31, 2007, 09:53 AM   #66
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I have a Victorinox Officer Swiss Armey Knife. Just started carrying a small WInchester version of the Leatherman, though. Its a bit smaller when folded up than the swiss army knife.

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Old January 31, 2007, 06:04 PM   #67
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I carry this POS at work. It's held a nice edge over the years, and I don't feel bad beating the snot out of it. When I changed the tile in my bathroom, I actually used it to scrape every last bit of caulking from my bathroom's baseboards and tub. It still works, but my hand was sore.

And thanks to PlayboyPenguin's help during my Christmas shopping, I was "forced" to pick up a Kershaw Leek for when I don't need a utilitarian knife. I bought one for my future sister-in-law, and when I fell in love with it, I immediately ordered one for me.
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Old January 31, 2007, 08:20 PM   #68
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Usually I wear slacks to work , so my Kershaw Scallion works great. When I'm wearing jeans, its either my Benchmade Apparation or my Kershaw Blur.
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Old February 1, 2007, 01:08 AM   #69
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cold steel recon..tanto point
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Old February 1, 2007, 04:18 AM   #70
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Leatherman Wave and a Cold Steel Voyager.
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Old February 1, 2007, 04:35 AM   #71
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Old February 1, 2007, 08:32 AM   #72
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A Swiss Army knife with Scissors, file, eyeglass screwdriver, small straight slot screwdriver, sewing awl, bottle opener, wire stripper, tooth pick, tweezers and a 1.75" blade. It dangles from my key chain. It's a lot more practical than a single bladed "Tacticool" knife.
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Old February 1, 2007, 08:47 AM   #73
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tegemu,

Practicality is quite individual, what is practical for you may very well not be practical for me.

I have skinned and boned numerous deer to 200# and hogs to 400# with my Spyderco Military some times, as many as 3 separate animals before returning home (the knife did not require sharpening in between). For me and what I like to do that is practical.

You are welcome to try that with your 1.75 inch Swiss Arm knife. What is practical for you is not practical for me.

I have fixed dinner at camp on numerous occasions with my knife. It works well for me.
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Old February 2, 2007, 12:45 PM   #74
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These are toys in number and expense compared to the ridiculous collection of Busse/Swamp Rat fixed blades I own. I know.. I have a problem
tee hee. You selling any swamp rats? I've been wanting one. I have roughly 9 more fixed blade knives than I "need" (i.e. I have about 10), but dangit, I like them too for some reason. I don't have any really good ones though like a swamp rat or busse or whathaveyou. Just so-so stuff like the air force pilot's knife, the glock field knife, sog seal pup, etc.
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Old February 2, 2007, 01:58 PM   #75
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Whan im n duty, I carry a KaBar TDI PE weak side crossdraw behind my mag pouch, a Benchmade Griptillain weak side pocket, and a CRKY MyTighe or Ryan strong side rear pocket. Off duty, depending on dress, I carry anyhting from a CRKT MyTighe, Spyderco Dragonfly, SOG JetEdge, CRKT M1, or a Case Russlock. I always carry two minimum.
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