what knife do you carry with you every day

Discussion in 'Knives & Edged Items' started by Dennis C, Oct 1, 2012.

  1. Dennis C

    Dennis C New Member

    Oct 5, 2009
    South Dakota
    Just thought I would see what everyone uses for an every day carry knife.

    Here is an image of mine. It's a gerber evo with 3.4" blade

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  2. mjp28

    mjp28 Well-Known Member

    Dec 17, 2011
    anytown, OHIO
    For a long time I carried a pocket size Klien electrician's knife with a loop for my keyring and my trusty Sears 4 in 1 keychain screwdriver.

    Came in very handy for everything at work including cutting pizza. :)


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  3. Appliancedude

    Appliancedude Well-Known Member

    I was just thinking about this today. I used to carry a buck crosslock, but lost it somewhere. Probably at a customers house, using it for something it wasn't designed to do:mad:. Lately I've been carrying a cheap winchester $5 knife I bought down at the wall mart. I like cheap knifes because I can abuse the blade or loose the damned thing and not feel guilty about it.

    I really need to go get me a good carry knife. I'll still keep my cheapos for cutting/stripping wires, cutting boxes, makeshift screwdriver, prybar, or whatever else I abuse it for.

    I miss my old buck
  4. IShootBack

    IShootBack Well-Known Member

    Sep 22, 2002
    Boker Kalishnikof.
    It's kept razor sharp and is for self defense not work.
  5. jack404

    jack404 Former Guest

    Jan 11, 2010
    on the belt Kbar , and a Kershaw System set ( 3 blades 1 handle) in the pouch
    a gerber boot down my boot and on my pack strap A very nice No. 1 of 1000 only made a Remington deer skinner that i won here

    and when i get home there'll be another Kershaw that was also won here , and i'm looking forward to seeing that , Cheers to John and TFF
  6. BradleyCole09

    BradleyCole09 New Member

    Jan 8, 2012
    So Ca
    Buck 110 when I am not at work. Work has a no weapons policy
  7. Awtoman

    Awtoman Well-Known Member

    Jan 22, 2011
    From Michigan
    One of these.

    The one on top is a Bark River Northstar Companion, right below it is a Bark River Mini Fox-River, to the right is a Bark River Gunny, and the kinife on the left is a Tom Krein Bushcrafter.


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  8. carver

    carver Moderator Supporting Member

    Around the house, it's the Kershaw Storm, out for the day it's usually the Gerber Applegate, Fairbane folder. When hunting it's usually the Schrade Old Timer, Sharpfinger. There is always a Leatherman tool in the car.

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  9. ampaterry

    ampaterry *TFF Admin Staff Chaplain* Staff Member Supporting Member

    Dec 20, 2008
    West Tennessee
    Schrade Scrimshaw lockback in a holster on my right side and a Spyderco Clipit Delica in my left pocket.
  10. soundguy

    soundguy Well-Known Member

    May 8, 2012
    i have a cheap-er smith n wesson 'cutting horse' lil curved blade lock blade. has part of the blade regular sharp, then a serated section, small belt clip.. though i keep it int he watch pocket.. has a small thumbhole area ont he blade to make it an asist 1-handed open if you flick your thumb across it nothing fancy.. but I like have a knife with me for utility purposes... and if pressed it is a weapon if I can't get to my carry gun for some reason..
  11. Country101

    Country101 Well-Known Member

    Feb 28, 2004
    NW AR
    I always just carry my leatherman.

    I've got a SOG seal pup I carry hunting now. I really like the blade on it. I'm not too impressed with the handle. It's a bit light and doesnt balance or feel quite right.
  12. JohnnyFlake

    JohnnyFlake New Member

    Dec 15, 2011
    Henderson, Nevada
    Nothing fancy or very expensive but I always carry two knives with me. I have for many, many years. The Opinel which is made in France is very inexpensive but very strong and is as sharp as a razor. Great for cutting food, rope or whatever. The S&W is stronger and better for protection.

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  13. ka64

    ka64 Well-Known Member

    Depends. Usually this one.

  14. mjp28

    mjp28 Well-Known Member

    Dec 17, 2011
    anytown, OHIO
    Wow, you got me thinking, I used to have a beautiful little Buck knife with a loop for a key ring (got it maybe 40 years back) don't know where it went.

    Replaced with my Klien electrican's knife, slightly bigger and a great knife.

    And I can't count knives I've given away.
  15. WHSmithIV

    WHSmithIV Well-Known Member

    May 3, 2012
    Moore, Idaho
    I carry two - a Swiss Army knife and my Leatherman. I have carried them every day for ages. I also tend to need them every day.
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