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#267053 - 02/01/14 02:27 AM Re: Another EDC knife thread! [Re: Mark_F]
UTAlumnus Offline
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Registered: 03/08/03
Posts: 973
Loc: East Tennessee near Bristol
+1 on CRKT & Vic here. M16-01 & Swiss Tool

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#267054 - 02/01/14 04:03 AM Re: Another EDC knife thread! [Re: Phaedrus]
benjammin Offline
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Carpal Tunnel

Registered: 02/06/04
Posts: 4018
Loc: Anchorage AK
I've been toting a Ka-Bar Mule since my time in Baghdad back in 2005. Quite worn looking, but still spry and stout. Lots of blade left.
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#267059 - 02/01/14 06:25 PM Re: Another EDC knife thread! [Re: Phaedrus]
boatman Offline
Addict

Registered: 03/10/03
Posts: 424
Loc: Michigan
Vic Farmar here.Just wish it had scissors in it.I can work around it tho....

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#267061 - 02/01/14 06:39 PM Re: Another EDC knife thread! [Re: Phaedrus]
ireckon Offline
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Registered: 04/01/10
Posts: 1613
Loc: Northern California
I carry the CRKT M16-01T. This is as close to perfect I have gotten without going custom. Of course, asking somebody what the best EDC knife is like asking what the best tasting food is.
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#267062 - 02/01/14 06:44 PM Re: Another EDC knife thread! [Re: boatman]
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Geezer

Registered: 08/26/06
Posts: 5999
Loc: southern Cal
Formerly a carried of SAKs, I have been a Leather head for about the last twenty-five years. I usually carry a Wave and a bit kit, plus a PS4 on my keyring. What I am learning is that the PS4 (especially the scissors) will handle about 90 per cent of the tasks I encounter - just keep that tiny blade nice and sharp. It is non-threatening and is not likely to be confused with a weapon. There are times, however, when a full size L-tool is just what the doctor ordered. Those are mostly in outdoor environments where something that big is "normal."
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#267068 - 02/01/14 10:48 PM Re: Another EDC knife thread! [Re: Phaedrus]
Roarmeister Offline
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Registered: 09/12/01
Posts: 857
Loc: Saskatchewan, Canada
Presently I have a Spyderco Delica4. I've used previous Delica2 and Salt1 and the Tenacious. If the Tenacious came in VG-10, I would consider this my perfect everyday carry. I love the feel in my hands. I have a number of other blades like the Benchmade Ares but the feel and weight are off - just too heavy for me and a couple of other older folders that can only be opened with the nail slot.

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#267069 - 02/02/14 12:24 AM Re: Another EDC knife thread! [Re: Phaedrus]
KenK Offline
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Registered: 06/26/04
Posts: 1970
Loc: NE Illinois
Mini Rittergrip for MANY years!!

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#267070 - 02/02/14 01:20 AM Re: Another EDC knife thread! [Re: Phaedrus]
bacpacjac Offline
Carpal Tunnel

Registered: 05/05/07
Posts: 3572
Loc: Ontario, Canada
I keep a Leatherman Wave in my EDC purse, but my EDC pocket carry is a SAK Camper. (At least I think it's a Camper. It was handed down to me from my Dad almost 25 years ago.)
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#267072 - 02/02/14 06:16 AM Re: Another EDC knife thread! [Re: Phaedrus]
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Registered: 04/28/10
Posts: 2003
Loc: Great Plains
I have a couple Delica4s including one in Super Blue. The Delica is a fantastic knife but just a smidge too large for EDC (for me). The Native is another really superb knife, right on the top edge of EDC size, that I really like. The one thing that I generally insist on for EDC blades is they have full flat grinds; FFGs just slice a lot better and I find them easier to resharpen.
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#267074 - 02/02/14 12:34 PM Re: Another EDC knife thread! [Re: Phaedrus]
LesSnyder Offline
Veteran

Registered: 07/11/10
Posts: 1473
Loc: New Port Richey, Fla
my Native went with a friend's son on his first deployment to Iraq... a Reeve Yarborough on his first to Afghanistan...he had several

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