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Discussion in 'Other Carrying Devices' started by rule9, Jun 21, 2018.

  1. rule9

    rule9 Loaded Pockets

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    Evening all. Ive recently bought a edc pocket organiser and im looking to add a good pair of scissors to use around the office. Being for the office it will only see paper and maybe the odd bit of cardboard.

    Suggestions please.
    Thanks

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  2. Moshe ben David

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    @rule9: Don't know what your usual edc load looks like.

    If it includes say a SAK, many of those have very nice scissors; and they come in a wide array of choices regarding how big a SAK (both length and thickness) you want. Similarly, if you edc or contemplate to edc a LM multitool, many of those have scissors. Although many of us seem to favor the SAK scissors.

    Another approach you might consider is the Victorinox Swiss Card. Form factor is about the size of a credit card although somewhat thicker. Gives you a selection of pocket tools including scissors similar to what you would find on a SAK; may well fit conveniently in your new pocket organizer. Here is an example as shown on Amazon; they do come in a couple of different colors and I believe there are a couple of variants besides this one. https://www.amazon.com/Victorinox-Swiss-Army-Card-Translucent

    One caveat: if/when you fly be aware that security screening will most likely confiscate the knife blade! I've had that happen...

    L'chaim!

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  3. JOE68

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    Maybe try EMT shears versus a pair of scissors designed for pure office work
    They cut just about everything, have ergonomic and colorful handles and are usually not over the top price wise.
     
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    I use electrician scissors. :censored: near indestructible.

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  5. Ren

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    Klein 2100-7 Electrician's Scissors. Probably the best-choice for a general utility scissor. My second-choice would the Ideal 35-088 scissors. I've used both professionally, and as an ordinary paper-cutter, hard-to-go-wrong with either brand. Available at any Home Depot or Lowe's.
     
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    Fiskers make decent scissors.
     
  8. Towanda

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    Klein electrician's scissors if you can carry full-size ones.

    Slip-N-Snip scissors if you need folding ones.
    http://www.slipnsnip.com/
     
  9. WillAdams

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    For around the office I would consider:

    Kum Pencut Pen-Style Scissors

    I have a pair which I keep in a small organizer in my laptop bag --- surprisingly nice for paper and typical office use.
     
  10. neo71665

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    I'm an electrician as still carry my trauma shears over electrician scissors.
     
  11. Stryker

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    As a former nurse I do not recommend trauma shears. They dull quickly. Electrician scissors should do the trick as long as you don’t abuse them by cutting metal, hard plastic, etc. The Klein’s listed above are also small enough to EDC comfortably...‍♂️
     
  12. TheGremlin

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    I second the Klein electrician shears. I carry them every day and use them for so many things. Im also looking at the Leatherman Raptor to keep in my bag.

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  13. Moshe ben David

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    +1 for the Klein electrician shears! A pair are permanent riders in my edc bag.

    L'chaim!

    Moshe ben David
     
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    leatherman Raptor