What knife do you carry?

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Re: What knife do you carry?

Postby NotRPB » Fri Oct 06, 2017 5:41 pm

I have two that I carry, both are XL Voyager Knives by ColdSteel I got them half price instead of $120 they were $65 each I think at a Midway sale when I ordered ammo once
the XL means 5-1/2" blade (for back when San Antonio City Ordinance said no lockblades LESS THAN 5-1/2" and State law said none MORE THAN 5-1/2" so they are exactly 5-1/2" blade ABOUT 12" inches long overall opened With 6-1/5 inch grip/handle These are big, intimidating looking knives being a foot long... and as I said scary sharp.
I own a lot of knives, these two I carry
both are "scary sharp"
One is Clip point Image
http://www.coldsteel.com/catalogsearch/ ... xL+voyager

One is the Tanto point serrated


strong spring easily opens them, I learned the "scary sharp" part the first time I closed it and almost lost a finger ... watch where fingers are when closing a knife ... these are sharper tha the razor I shave with.

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Re: What knife do you carry?

Postby surprise_i'm_armed » Sat Oct 07, 2017 2:04 pm

Up until the last year or so, I had never carried a knife, but my awareness of
knives had been raised by all the guys on this board who always carry a knife.

As backups to my pistols, I always have carried pepper spray and a small flashlight with a scalloped rim (to use
defensively against BG's eyes, foreheads, or whatever I could reach).

Although many knife guys are partial to folders, I wanted to carry a fixed blade since I could not see myself asking
a human threat to wait while I unclipped the folder from my pocket and got it ready to go. It's similar to the idea
of always having a round chambered in your pistol, as opposed to having to chamber a round by racking the slide
while under threat.

My knife is a basic Smith and Wesson HRT (Hostage Rescue Team), fixed blade, about 5.5", worn in its factory leather scabbard.
About $19.99 at Academy Sports and Outdoors. Not as fancy as some of the nice brands mentioned above, but I
feel that I have a more effective Plan B, weapon-wise, if I have to disarm when entering a 30.06 site.

When I first wore it on my left (weak) side, a few coworkers asked if it was to stab somebody.
I said it would most likely to be used by me to cut an accident victim out of their seatbelt.

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Re: What knife do you carry?

Postby The Annoyed Man » Sat Oct 07, 2017 9:37 pm

Benchmade 940-2 for a folder, and Benchmade Tactical Contego fixed blade if carrying a fixed blade.

The 940-2:

The Contego:
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Re: What knife do you carry?

Postby Daddio-on-patio » Sat Oct 07, 2017 10:29 pm

Gerber FAST Draw and Hinderer Rescue. FAST Draw sent back to manufacturer one time for an issue with the clip. Returned brand-new-in-the-box 6 days later no questions asked. Decent knife with great service.
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Re: What knife do you carry?

Postby ELB » Sat Oct 07, 2017 10:44 pm

I recently bought a Morakniv 612, which is a dandy little fixed blade for $20.

If you know Morakniv, this is basically a No. 2 with a small guard extending down, ahead of the edge.

Very simple, sharp!, sturdy, not too big, not too small, more camp/hunter knife than tactical in appearance, but very sturdy. Morakniv has a good rep for its steel. Fits in my pocket. The sheath is nothing to write home about, will need to improve that, but very happy with this so far. The handle is a bit thick and round for my taste, but it is birch so easy to sand down to a custom fit, I think. Light enough you could make a neck knife out of it.

Worth a look, especially at the price.

ETA: I put in a link to it at Amazon, but the result was a flashing advertisement sort of thing. Just search Amazon for "Moraknive 612" if you want to see it.
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Re: What knife do you carry?

Postby ScottDLS » Sat Oct 07, 2017 11:54 pm

A mil-spec butter knife... :shock:
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Re: What knife do you carry?

Postby BBYC » Mon Oct 09, 2017 12:41 pm

ScottDLS wrote:A mil-spec butter knife...

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Re: What knife do you carry?

Postby karder » Tue Oct 10, 2017 12:56 pm

I carry two knives and a Sog multi-tool

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Re: What knife do you carry?

Postby carlson1 » Tue Oct 10, 2017 1:08 pm

My newest one and it is my favorite. Benchmade 154CM

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Re: What knife do you carry?

Postby OldCurlyWolf » Wed Oct 11, 2017 3:56 pm

Benchmade 154CM
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Re: What knife do you carry?

Postby anygunanywhere » Wed Oct 11, 2017 7:52 pm

I'm gonna have to upgrade my knife. I got knife envy.
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Re: What knife do you carry?

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Re: What knife do you carry?

Postby Hack Job » Wed Oct 11, 2017 9:48 pm

EDC - Spyderco ParaMilitary 2
EDC - CRKT 5510 K.I.S.S.
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Re: What knife do you carry?

Postby CZp10 » Wed Oct 11, 2017 10:40 pm

For those that own Benchmade, are they worth it? I have been thinking of getting one, but haven't pulled the trigger yet, so to speak.

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Re: What knife do you carry?

Postby carlson1 » Wed Oct 11, 2017 11:59 pm

CZp10 wrote:For those that own Benchmade, are they worth it? I have been thinking of getting one, but haven't pulled the trigger yet, so to speak.

For me I say yes. They have a life time warranty and will sharpen anytime you want. Their customer service is spot on.

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