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Re: What knife do you carry?

Postby parabelum » Sun Jan 07, 2018 12:12 pm

I really like BM. My collection started with Contego and just kind of morphed from there. For weekends or outdoorsy stuff I like Adamas. That’s a tank of a knife. Most days I find myself with either infidel and Rift, or Infidel and Volli. Occasionally I throw in Contego as well.
So, Glock, few mags, and two to three blades :smilelol5:

Oh, occasionally I edc that plastic knife as well. Mostly if I’m in tactical mode.

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Re: What knife do you carry?

Postby K.Mooneyham » Sun Jan 07, 2018 1:43 pm

C-dub wrote:
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I have another small 2-2.5" folder, Kershaw Shuffle. I carry this one most often and when I have my Glock. When I carry the Recon, I usually put it in my right front pocket and that gets in the way of my holster, so I don't carry the recon when I have the Glock with me. When I don't have the Glock I have two knives on me.
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I have a Shuffle II that I carry when working. With the small size, I find it handy for a lot of little tasks.

https://kershaw.kaiusaltd.com/knives/knife/shuffle-ii-olive


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Re: What knife do you carry?

Postby Abraham » Sun Jan 07, 2018 3:10 pm

Cold Steel Frenzy.

Every time I opened it up, I laugh.

It's the biggest folder (I think) on the market with a 5.5" blade. It's very scary looking, heck it scares me.

But man, ya gotta break it in as the locking mechanism is a bear.

Plus, anytime you open be veeeeeeeeeery careful, they are razor sharp.

One time I was just a 'little' and I do mean a 'little' careless with it, the cut took two painful, embarrassing weeks to heal properly.


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Re: What knife do you carry?

Postby Alf » Sun Jan 07, 2018 6:05 pm

K.Mooneyham wrote:
C-dub wrote:
SNIP

I have another small 2-2.5" folder, Kershaw Shuffle. I carry this one most often and when I have my Glock. When I carry the Recon, I usually put it in my right front pocket and that gets in the way of my holster, so I don't carry the recon when I have the Glock with me. When I don't have the Glock I have two knives on me.
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I have a Shuffle II that I carry when working. With the small size, I find it handy for a lot of little tasks.

https://kershaw.kaiusaltd.com/knives/knife/shuffle-ii-olive

The best part is you can use it to open a beer when you're done with work.

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Re: What knife do you carry?

Postby C-dub » Sun Jan 07, 2018 8:48 pm

Alf wrote:
K.Mooneyham wrote:
C-dub wrote:
SNIP

I have another small 2-2.5" folder, Kershaw Shuffle. I carry this one most often and when I have my Glock. When I carry the Recon, I usually put it in my right front pocket and that gets in the way of my holster, so I don't carry the recon when I have the Glock with me. When I don't have the Glock I have two knives on me.
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I have a Shuffle II that I carry when working. With the small size, I find it handy for a lot of little tasks.

https://kershaw.kaiusaltd.com/knives/knife/shuffle-ii-olive

The best part is you can use it to open a beer when you're done with work.

Yeah, you can! That's what I use it for.
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Re: What knife do you carry?

Postby The Annoyed Man » Sun Jan 07, 2018 9:12 pm

parabelum wrote:I really like BM. My collection started with Contego and just kind of morphed from there. For weekends or outdoorsy stuff I like Adamas. That’s a tank of a knife. Most days I find myself with either infidel and Rift, or Infidel and Volli. Occasionally I throw in Contego as well.
So, Glock, few mags, and two to three blades :smilelol5:

Oh, occasionally I edc that plastic knife as well. Mostly if I’m in tactical mode.

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My brother from another mother! That looks like my son’s collection. About a week ago on eBay, I bought a used but like-new Benchmade 570 Presidio II - first production, #514 of 1000.

http://www.benchmade.com/presidio-ii-family.html
Designer: Benchmade
Blade Steel: CPM-S30V (58-60 HRC)
Blade Length: 3.72" (9.45cm)
Blade Thickness: 0.124" (3.149mm)
Open Length: 8.72" (22.15cm)
Closed Length: 5.00" (12.70cm)
Handle Thickness: 0.63" (16.00mm)

Manual-opening
Mechanism: AXIS®
Weight: 6.10oz. (173.20g)

Automatic-opening
Mechanism: Auto AXIS® lock with integrated safety
Weight: 6.32oz. (179.20g)

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Re: What knife do you carry?

Postby OldCurlyWolf » Mon Jan 08, 2018 11:04 am

RPBrown wrote:I carry a Buck Folding hunter that I have carried for 20+ years. My favorite knife.
Been carrying one for over 40 years. now on my second one. Still have the first one. :cool:
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Re: What knife do you carry?

Postby crazy2medic » Mon Jan 08, 2018 11:19 am

Pariah3j wrote:This is my EDC - Esee 3 mil, using the clip instead of the sheath:

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This is very similar to my EDC, mine has a tanto point and paracord wrapped grip, the back of the blade is thick enough you could shove it through bone without breaking the blade!
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Re: What knife do you carry?

Postby crazy2medic » Mon Jan 08, 2018 11:27 am

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

You ever hear about the butter knife brigade? In a compromised society that is unarmed by the Govt, in the time of revolution you send your people out with butter knives and those that return with a gun are your real fighters!
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Re: What knife do you carry?

Postby LucasMcCain » Tue Jan 09, 2018 10:52 am

I carry a Benchmade 943 most of the time. If BM is out of your price range, Kershaw makes great knives which can be had for very reasonable prices.

Since there seem to be a lot of Benchmade fans here, have y'all seen the new Crooked River Mini that's supposed to come out soon? I really like the regular Crooked River, but it's just a little too big for my tastes, with all the other stuff I carry in my pockets. The mini sounds like it would be perfect, though. Thoughts?
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Re: What knife do you carry?

Postby montgomery » Tue Jan 09, 2018 11:41 am

A more interesting question is how do you train to defend yourself with the edge weapon you EDC?


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Re: What knife do you carry?

Postby dino9832 » Tue Jan 09, 2018 1:12 pm

Strider SMF
It's been years since I've actively been into collecting knives. Eventually I ended up pocketing the Strider for EDC.
It just feels solid.

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Re: What knife do you carry?

Postby BBYC » Tue Jan 09, 2018 1:49 pm

montgomery wrote:A more interesting question is how do you train to defend yourself with the edge weapon you EDC?

Also a different question. A lot like your favorite pair of shoes is different question from how to use your shoes and feet for self defense.

I'm carrying a Kershaw Leek now. Also, I'm wearing Aldo sneakers. :mrgreen:
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Re: What knife do you carry?

Postby Abraham » Tue Jan 09, 2018 3:27 pm

crazy2medic,

That knife in your photo is too beautiful to use on anything sturdier than a good steak.

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Re: What knife do you carry?

Postby The Annoyed Man » Tue Jan 09, 2018 3:44 pm

LucasMcCain wrote:I carry a Benchmade 943 most of the time. If BM is out of your price range, Kershaw makes great knives which can be had for very reasonable prices.

Since there seem to be a lot of Benchmade fans here, have y'all seen the new Crooked River Mini that's supposed to come out soon? I really like the regular Crooked River, but it's just a little too big for my tastes, with all the other stuff I carry in my pockets. The mini sounds like it would be perfect, though. Thoughts?

Haven’t seen it yet, but I’ll check it out. My son has a 943....I think.....
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