E.d.c. Pocket Knife 'types' ?

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  1. sekelbos

    sekelbos Well-Known Member
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    It's again horses for courses and depends on you preference, venue, situation etc,etc...

    What smaller 'type' of pocket knife do you prefer or E.D.C. ?
    A,B, or C?

    Show us a picture/tell of your primitive sharp and pointy 'survival' tool in your pocket.

    Each are capable of doing what the others are doing, but .....?

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  2. sekelbos

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  3. lonewolf

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    Lock Knife.
     
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  4. Ystranc

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    image.jpeg Not quite a legal EDC but I seem to be getting away with carrying a lock knife/multi tool.
     
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  5. sekelbos

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  6. TexDanm

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    I carry several knives depending on what I'm doing but I always carry my leatherman freestyle. I will usually have either a tactical type knife or an Openel 8 in my front left pocket. I am working on asheath for a small fixed blade knife that I may add to my EDC. I am a "fixer" and have a lot of pocket tools that are part of my EDC.
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  7. TMT Tactical

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    My EDC knife is A but I do prefer C. I just have not forced myself to spend the bucks for a good "C".
     
  8. Sonofliberty

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    IMG_20180120_211534.jpg IMG_20180331_130003.jpg My EDC knives are a Leatherman Core and a good stout generic folder I bought for $10 at Home Depot ~10 years ago. I also have a small Snap On folder in my Altoids tin that I always carry.
     
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  9. Brownbear

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    Leatherman Wave is a favourite of mine, but for non-locking EDC the Victorinox Farmer (for those who are non UK folks we are technically not allowed to carry a locking blade in the UK unless we have a justifiable reason)
     
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  10. Morgan101

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    I carry a Kershaw 1605; similar to C in your pictures. Very easy to open. Keeps a very sharp blade for a long time. Good size. Comfortable to carry. I have multitools in my EDC bag, but the Kershaw is in my pocket at all times.
     
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  11. Duncan

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    My three general purpose knives: new version Kabar, Kershaw multi-tool, Kershaw locking knife, and diamond sharpening-stick. So far, I haven't stabbed myself or anyone else
     
  12. Morgan101

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    Good choices. Very Nice!! I love K-Bar. Never been disappointed with those or Kershaw.
     
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  13. sekelbos

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  14. Sonofliberty

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    Kabars are great, I own 3 myself. They are not "pocket knives" though lol. I definitely don't EDC one, though they are never far from me.
     
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  15. Edison Berrington

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    My Buck 110 Hunter lives for about 18 years now, and I like it.
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    AS for EDC multitool I love all that made by Leatherman. My top picks are Wave and Signal (smaller alternative in case you need a hammer to nail down a 2D nail)
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    Signal's plyers made of 154CM steel that is the same allot that Buck knives made of (however, 110 hunter is made of 420HC which is known to be better and long lasting)
    https://wildproofgear.com/the-best-8-folding-buck-knives/
     

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  16. lonewolf

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    unbranded folder, looks like a Buck, its on me all the time I am awake.
     
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  17. Duncan

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    Interestingly enough (despite my three favorites above) the knife I carry most, especially when Dawn and I get up to do the morning chores, is a Workpro folding box-cutter and a pair of linesman pliers, since I'm usually cutting hay-bale string or cutting and/or twisting fence wires. Tacticool? Absolutely not -- but the fit the bill better than anything else LOL!
     
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