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What Is Your EDC Knife, Right Now, Chapter 5

Discussion in 'Knives' started by cowsmilk, Sep 4, 2013.

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  1. Keyman

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    For years it was a Gerber AR-3.00 but I lost it. Went unknived for awhile until going with a CRKT Ringed Razel in a custom leather pocket sheath trying the "pocket fixed blade" carry but the clip on the sheath just never held tight enough. I ended up with a Spyderco Tenacious which I love and have been carrying since I got it until yesterday. I picked up a Kershaw Thermite. The flip on it is so easy and smooth, I can even open it without issue in my left off-hand and it gets a snappy strong lock every time, even with a light flick. I'm not sure yet how I will like the "Spanto" shape blade but the fit and feel of it is awesome. It's a little heavier than the Tenacious but I really love the faster deployment of the Thermite. Everyone I've let try it out has been impressed with how effortless it is to use. It rides well in the pocket, low and the bobbed tail allows it to sit comfortably right along the seam as i like to keep my knives at the farthest back edge of my pocket for easy access to my keys or if I'm carrying my .38 in a pocket holster.

    LOL - I kind of got long winded there....but this knife really impressed me, just like the Tenacious did when I first handled it.
     
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  3. flatblackcapo

    flatblackcapo EDC Junkie!!!!!

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    Thanks, I scored it for........drum roll......... 99 cents! I knew nothing about the knife except I thought it was a Victorinox Executive. I still wonder if Wusthof had Victorinox make it. Have a good one Netcat!
     
  4. netcat

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    Let me put it that way: Wüsthof would regard Victorinox as "that cheap crap from Switzerland". Friend of mine has a chef's knife for 35 years now. His mother gave it to him - after she used it herself for some 20 years. It does not look like just from the factory, but even the handles show just a little strain.

    Wüsthof does manufacture knives for giveaways, but these are usually way less elaborate. Most likely it is a bit older. I'd say this knife is worth somewhere around €30 (US$ 40), a collector may even pay a bit more. You made a real bargain on that. ;)


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    Today it is this one:

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    Who made the scales?


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    Cuscadi;)
     
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  10. flatblackcapo

    flatblackcapo EDC Junkie!!!!!

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    My wife has two Wusthof knives that she owned before we met . I must say they are fine knives. Those knives are one of the reasons I agreed to marry her.;)

    My knives today
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    My Wenger EvoGrip S18, my Juice C2 and my Laguiole. Why?

    I was looking for a SAK with a wood saw and nothing I do not need or want for an outdoor knife. The only knife which did that for me and was legal to carry in Germany was the EvoGrip 18. Then I found out that there is a locking version, the EvoGrip S18. I decided to get this. I surely never leave home without it. It is my primary cutting tool in my 72h system.

    Next, I wanted a multitool for the pliers. I wanted both hard wire and ordinary wire cutters, a corkscrew and the tool should easily fit into my MaxPed Mini. I got this and more with the LM Juice. I use it for light fixing tasks and (Surprise!) for opening wine bottles. It has a lever which helps doing that. Together with the Wenger, I have multiple blades, a saw, different sizes of flatheads, two Phillips heads, pliers, can and bottle openers, tweezers, a toothpick and even a levered corkscrew. Perfect for a mouse pusher like me.

    The Laguiole, which I got as a birthday present from friends who pooled money, is the perfect EDC blade for me: beautiful, legal to carry in Germany, big enough for any urban task including food prepping (which is quite common to happen at dinner parties with our friends).


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    The EVO18 is a great SAK. Looks like you've got your needs covered.
     
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    Thought so. Loved mine but had to sell it a few months ago. Hope you enjoy it. Great knife.


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    Little info on the one on the bottom

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    I did the mods myself... 12 hour soak in muratic acid for the blade, then a 15 min stone wash... I used polished black rocks from hobby lobby my wife had... Throw those in a container you can seal and add a little lube like WD 40 and shake or throw it in the dryer wrapped in towels... I stone washed the scales and clip in the same way till I was happy... Tips... Use nail polish on any part mof the blade you doing want etched by acid, and remember it will take some patience to resharpen your now stone bnlunted blade.... I usually wait till I have worn a blade a bit and know I won't need warranty...
     
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    Legit scale maker. misterS has taste. :p
     
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    Going old school tonight at work.
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    Case large stockman and western model 66.
    Thanks for looking
     
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