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#6953525 - 11/09/17 05:59 PM What folding knife for Everyday carry ?
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Looking for a good everyday pocket folding work knife , used for just about everything that holds a good sharp edge . Not a straight tang with sheath , but if the occasion came along to maybe skin a little hide that it could handle that too . Been looking at Buck knifes , Kershaws , Old Timers , Case in the $30.00-$60.00 range . Other suggestions might work also .
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#6953544 - 11/09/17 06:16 PM Re: What folding knife for Everyday carry ? [Re: ronlhodges]
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Case Trapper $29.

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#6953546 - 11/09/17 06:19 PM Re: What folding knife for Everyday carry ? [Re: ronlhodges]
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I have been carrying one of these for over a year now.

It's a "Don't cry if I lose it" knife.

The steel has been GREAT. It holds an edge and dresses up very easy.
I use it for all sorts of chores.

Yes... It's an imported Ka-Bar, but I think it is a fantastic "disposable" knife.

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B000BSWEBY/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o09_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1

I'm sure I'll get bashed for it, but it fits my particular agenda.

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#6953574 - 11/09/17 06:46 PM Re: What folding knife for Everyday carry ? [Re: dredd]
ronlhodges Offline
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Registered: 10/06/15
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Loc: West Texas
Originally Posted By: dredd
I have been carrying one of these for over a year now.

It's a "Don't cry if I lose it" knife.

The steel has been GREAT. It holds an edge and dresses up very easy.
I use it for all sorts of chores.

Yes... It's an imported Ka-Bar, but I think it is a fantastic "disposable" knife.

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B000BSWEBY/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o09_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1

I'm sure I'll get bashed for it, but it fits my particular agenda.


Looks like a decent folder . I know itís imported but you can also find that same knife on Ka-Bar site which they sell also and the aus8a blade isnít bad steel either . Thsnks for the suggestion .
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#6953576 - 11/09/17 06:47 PM Re: What folding knife for Everyday carry ? [Re: scalebuster]
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Originally Posted By: scalebuster
Case Trapper $29.


Good knife , Iíll check it out .
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#6953648 - 11/09/17 07:47 PM Re: What folding knife for Everyday carry ? [Re: scalebuster]
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Originally Posted By: scalebuster
Case Trapper $29.


I carried one of these for 27 years. It finally just wore out. Got another one now.
Both are the yellow handle type.

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#6953842 - 11/09/17 11:00 PM Re: What folding knife for Everyday carry ? [Re: ronlhodges]
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I've carried a Kershaw whirlwind for probably 16 or 17 years. Fits my hand well, the contour tucks in my pocket nicely with the picket clip, assisted opening, and it holds an edge well. I prefer a half serrated blade for my applications.


Edited by shumpertdavid (11/09/17 11:00 PM)

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#6953972 - 11/10/17 07:10 AM Re: What folding knife for Everyday carry ? [Re: ronlhodges]
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#6954117 - 11/10/17 08:42 AM Re: What folding knife for Everyday carry ? [Re: scalebuster]
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Originally Posted By: scalebuster
Case Trapper $29.


+3

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#6954199 - 11/10/17 09:18 AM Re: What folding knife for Everyday carry ? [Re: ronlhodges]
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NFA Pro Tech TR-3 given to me by Todd Rather with the NFA Freedom Alliance..
Great knife and I love what it stands for

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#6954331 - 11/10/17 10:36 AM Re: What folding knife for Everyday carry ? [Re: ronlhodges]
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I been carrying this Hoffman Ritcher a few times . It's basically a survival knife but really is a heavy knife but does the job . I just want something different not as heavy . It's 5" long folded and 8.25" extended and has the serrated blade which is 3.75" . Just a little bulky for EDC for everyday work . I'll check out the Case and Kershaw and Buck knifes . I'll check the local Academy and see what they carry and if I don't find one there i'll order one online .

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#6954636 - 11/10/17 03:09 PM Re: What folding knife for Everyday carry ? [Re: ronlhodges]
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Loc: Wichita Co.
Benchmade 940-1

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#6954650 - 11/10/17 03:18 PM Re: What folding knife for Everyday carry ? [Re: JTS]
ronlhodges Offline
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Loc: West Texas
Originally Posted By: JTS
Benchmade 940-1


Strictly for the rich , a collectors knife also . However I'll give you $40.00 for yours if you have one and not a penny more !


Edited by ronlhodges (11/10/17 03:20 PM)
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#6954662 - 11/10/17 03:33 PM Re: What folding knife for Everyday carry ? [Re: ronlhodges]
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Bird Dog

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I was given a Hoffman Ritcher like you pictured. They are incredibly heavy and bulky, I've never carried it, it sits with all my other knives I've collected over the years.

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#6954669 - 11/10/17 03:38 PM Re: What folding knife for Everyday carry ? [Re: ronlhodges]
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Originally Posted By: ronlhodges

Strictly for the rich , a collectors knife also . However I'll give you $40.00 for yours if you have one and not a penny more !


It was given to me as a gift, but it is so light it turned into my edc. If I lost it I would buy myself another one because I like it so much.

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