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Lets see your EDC Knives!!!

Discussion in 'Knives & Other Discussion' started by jmac3434, Feb 18, 2013.

  1. jmac3434

    jmac3434 SE portland Member

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    I think its time to upgrade my EDC knife, looking for pics and opinions on what you all carry. I'm leaning towards an assisted open higher quality and I'm partial to a tanto blade as they have been more durable in my experience. Thoughts?
     
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  2. deadeye

    deadeye Albany,OR. Moderator Staff Member

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  3. iGun

    iGun Pacific NW Active Member

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    Here's my Benchmade HK Snody.
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    Lately I've been carrying an assisted Kershaw Turbulence that I like a lot. The build quality isn't quite up to the level of the Benchmade, but it's a good EDC.
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  4. Iceman04503

    Iceman04503 Portland, or Active Member

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    I carry a benchmade 8600 bedlam at work and whenever I cant carry my gun. Love the look and how nice it fits in my hand.
     
  5. jmac3434

    jmac3434 SE portland Member

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  6. deadeye

    deadeye Albany,OR. Moderator Staff Member

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    The timberlite is just that extremely lite and holds an edged very well. They're cheap enough to have in every place you may need a knife tackle box, glove box, etc. The non serated is harder to find though.
     
  7. iceman

    iceman OR/WA Member

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    Here is what i carry

    Kabar TDI with Kydex sheath as my backup

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    my pocket folder is by CRKT. although it does not have assisted open, a slight flick of the wrist makes it pop out as if it was....

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  8. iceman

    iceman OR/WA Member

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    I also somtimes trade out my CRKT for this:

    Smith and Wesson Rescue Pocket Knife...
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    I bought it because it was cheap and i wanted another one. and i have actually be really impressed and happy with its functionality and durability.

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  9. omenwolf

    omenwolf Oregon Active Member

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    A few of my edc you can kinda tell the my old school s&w swat is carried the most.
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  10. Zeshio

    Zeshio Olympia Active Member

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    I currently use a Kershaw Clash. Will probably upgrade to something else in a couple of months, but it has treated me well so far.

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  11. iGun

    iGun Pacific NW Active Member

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    Iceman--how do you like that TDI? I've heard mixed things about the sheath.
     
  12. YelloEye

    YelloEye Snohomish County Member

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    Love my CRKT, though with the black blade I am more hesitant to use it as a tool than I was with my last CRKT.
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  13. Mezzovex

    Mezzovex Sherwood Active Member

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    i carry a Benchmade auto mini ruckus. and a Benchmade 175 CBK in my boot. nothing like having a backup.
     
  14. Sgt Nambu

    Sgt Nambu Oregon Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    Ditto on the Kershaw, iGun! I have all kinds and grades of knives but I love these Chinese Kershaws! The slender scales fit my small hands and I especially like the Persian style blade. I bought three of them!
     
  15. iGun

    iGun Pacific NW Active Member

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    Hey Sarge--the Turbulence is made right here in 'merica. And the price right now is unbeatable... I'm tempted to get another one.
     
  16. Sgt Nambu

    Sgt Nambu Oregon Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    Well, you sure are right, iGun! Mine are the model 1940 Compound and they appear to be identical, but the compound is slightly larger! They are indeed Chi-Com! Fine with me, hold an edge and sturdy. Sorry about maligning your Turbulence! SRG
     
  17. iGun

    iGun Pacific NW Active Member

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    My 1790 says 'no worries but don't let it happen again' ;-). Here's an interesting comparison of the USA vs Chicom knives. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4RyPr1ox7Lk
     
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  18. 2gr8dgs

    2gr8dgs oregon Active Member

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    I have a well worn & often used Benchmade Griptilian. I got bought this after reading a thread much like this a few years ago on this sight. It might be THE best EDC knife i've ever owned. Axis lock!

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  19. DieselScout

    DieselScout S Clackamas County Well-Known Member

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    Same, but this version.

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  20. iceman

    iceman OR/WA Member

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    I actually Like it a lot. I wear it on the opposite hip that i have my pistol, and rarely even notice it being there. i have not had any issues with it, nor have i had to draw it, and i hope i never will...