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#4718988 - 04/06/18 11:14 PM Your favorite EDC/every day carry KNIFE?
lukejo Offline


Registered: 09/21/11
Posts: 403
Loc: IL
Brand, model, plain or serrated, story?

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#4718997 - 04/06/18 11:25 PM Re: Your favorite EDC/every day carry KNIFE? [Re: lukejo]
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Registered: 12/30/14
Posts: 223
Loc: California
Benchmade 940 primary. Benchmade Bugout secondary. CRKT Pilar third in line. All non-serrated.
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#4718998 - 04/06/18 11:26 PM Re: Your favorite EDC/every day carry KNIFE? [Re: lukejo]
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Registered: 05/14/12
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Loc: Winchester, Indiana
Kershaw CQC-3K. It's an Emerson clone. Got it for $13 delivered from Massdrop, the Wave opener makes it super easy to use when holding something (or someone) with your other hand. Plain blade, sharpens fine for an EDC knife, and if it breaks or you lose it, who cares about a $13 knife?

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#4718999 - 04/06/18 11:28 PM Re: Your favorite EDC/every day carry KNIFE? [Re: lukejo]
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Registered: 03/04/17
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Loc: Soviet State of Washington
All Spyderco. I have a older Gayle Bradley Air that I use for opening packages and letters etc and a Paramilitary 2 DigiCamo with black DLC blade. These two I always carry but I also have a Brad Southard flipper with the 204P steel.

I really like the Gayle Bradley folders especially the GB2. The M4 is really a great steel.
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#4719004 - 04/06/18 11:36 PM Re: Your favorite EDC/every day carry KNIFE? [Re: lukejo]
Linctex Offline


Registered: 12/31/16
Posts: 5718
Loc: Waco, TX
Usually either a SPYDERCO Endura or some random Kershaw.

I often end up stripping a lot of wires at work, so a serrated blade is handy for that.
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#4719007 - 04/06/18 11:43 PM Re: Your favorite EDC/every day carry KNIFE? [Re: lukejo]
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Registered: 11/18/17
Posts: 676
Loc: South Carolina
I have some really nice ones, but the one I usually carry and use every day is a cheap Old Timer Junior Stockman. I like the small size, and the three different blades actually come in handy.
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#4719023 - 04/07/18 12:12 AM Re: Your favorite EDC/every day carry KNIFE? [Re: lukejo]
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Registered: 02/25/14
Posts: 1969
Loc: Deplorable in KS/ fly over
Just old Swiss Army.
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#4719049 - 04/07/18 01:43 AM Re: Your favorite EDC/every day carry KNIFE? [Re: lukejo]
Silk Offline


Registered: 07/26/03
Posts: 4394
Loc: New Zealand
I carry an Opinel all the time, such a great knife to actually carry in your pocket. I had a no8 for 35 years, but had broken the point 3 times, I upgraded to a No9, a little bigger but still good in a pocket.
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#4719059 - 04/07/18 02:15 AM Re: Your favorite EDC/every day carry KNIFE? [Re: lukejo]
Mantooth Offline


Registered: 07/26/15
Posts: 448
Loc: Southern Indiana
Benchmande Barrage (serrated black coated blade)
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#4719073 - 04/07/18 03:20 AM Re: Your favorite EDC/every day carry KNIFE? [Re: lukejo]
Nyogtha Offline


Registered: 10/13/14
Posts: 2170
Loc: San Antonio, TX
I stopped trying to carry a pocketknife in 2006 when I was traveling by air every week on business, and I never got back into the habit of carrying one again.
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#4719084 - 04/07/18 04:34 AM Re: Your favorite EDC/every day carry KNIFE? [Re: lukejo]
SirTanon Offline


Registered: 06/23/14
Posts: 1987
Loc: Phoenix, Arizona - USA
I have one of these that I use all the time. It's got a great weight to it, super smooth action, and feels extremely well-built. Also includes a 'glass point' on the back end, plus a "j-knife". Awesome knife.

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#4719108 - 04/07/18 05:27 AM Re: Your favorite EDC/every day carry KNIFE? [Re: lukejo]
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Registered: 12/24/11
Posts: 3675
Loc: North Carolina
I carry a Benchmade 9053SBT AFO everyday.

If I'm dressed nice I carry my Microtech Ultratech.

I have a bunch of Opinel knives and I know they're supposed to be used, but they're just too pretty to me for some reason.
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#4719118 - 04/07/18 05:52 AM Re: Your favorite EDC/every day carry KNIFE? [Re: lukejo]
Johnny2Bad Offline


Registered: 05/20/13
Posts: 1631
Loc: Saskatchewan, Canada
K.I.S.S. folder (CRKT 5500). Rarely not carried (If I remember, which I always don't, I'll remove it when entering security-controlled buildings like Traffic Court. They aren't supposed to, but if I forget they have always just held it for me at the detector).

https://www.crkt.com/k-i-s-s.html
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#4719151 - 04/07/18 07:03 AM Re: Your favorite EDC/every day carry KNIFE? [Re: lukejo]
Ducked Offline


Registered: 10/25/12
Posts: 4076
Loc: Taiwan
Small Opinel with carbon steel blade. I have a couple of larger stainless ones but I don't usually carry them.

The carbon steel blade developed some blackening in initial use but seems to have stabilised now.

Even the bigger Opinel aren't very rugged and wouldn't be appropriate choices as "survival" knives, but as urban rat race knives they are OK.

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#4719157 - 04/07/18 07:08 AM Re: Your favorite EDC/every day carry KNIFE? [Re: lukejo]
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Registered: 03/03/11
Posts: 191
Loc: Sioux Falls, SD
Depends on the day but I carry:

Ontario Rat II

Sanrenmu 7020 (Reeves knockoff)

They are both solid knives. The Sanrenmu quality is hard to believe at 7 dollars.
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