(The top spalted maple scaled knife is another customers, the pic is from John)
June 12, 2009, 12:38 PM
Frost's mora number 1.
Other heavy duty;
Ontario 12 inch machete,
Tramontina 12 inch machete,
Collins 12 inch machete,
The above selection does everything I ever need to do with a knife. I like them either small enough to drop in a pocket and forget about it, or big enough for serious work. If I need something a pocket knife won't handle, then I pull out the stops and use a machete, not fool around with a 5 to 7 inch sheath knife. I don't like middle size knives that are too small for real work, but too big to carry easy. Have no place in my life for standard sheath knives, too limited.
June 12, 2009, 04:20 PM
MooreMaker 3.5" trapper.
Buck 119 Special
Bark River 3" blade (don't recall the model)
Military Issue Woodsman's Pal by Victor Tool
Gransfors Bruks Wildlife Hatchet
June 12, 2009, 05:09 PM
got a bunch but often carry:
fixed blades-Heimo Roselli carpenter's knife, MadPoet drop point hunter.
folders- Bob Dozier folding hunter, Spyderco Wegner.
June 12, 2009, 07:02 PM
June 13, 2009, 10:36 PM
Old Timer OT8 stockman
S&W SWAT Folder
OT sharpfinger and a skinner
Swiss Army Hiker
June 13, 2009, 10:39 PM
Spyderco Endura combo edge with Emerson wave.
June 14, 2009, 12:26 AM
I prefer Benchmade blue class folders for EDC
I also REALLY like Bali-songs, again from Benchmade
Every now and then I carry a fixed blade, usually my ringed Razel.
June 21, 2009, 01:26 AM
In my right front pocket rests a Benchmade Mini-Griptilian in any one of several flavors: S30V from Doug Ritter, D2 from Cabelas, or plain 154 from some guy on eBay.
My fixed blade favorites these days are Busses. I have several different models, but a Busse is what I make sure I have when I'm going out on the tundra these days.
June 21, 2009, 03:02 AM
Well, let's begin with daily carry . . .
On my belt:
Right front pocket:
(Actually, the Peanut has been replaced by a Case Pocket Hunter, but it's the same size.)
Right side (thigh) pocket:
(The glove is used as a pouch to keep the stuff from knocking together and rattling.)
(Actually, the Kershaw Double Cross has been replaced by the Case Medium Stockman below.)
(The thing that looks like a SAK is a Wenger SAK mechanism with Bubinga wood scales added by EKA, and sold by them under the "Executive" name.
(Detail of the glove pouch)
(The Case XX Medium Stockman, green bone, John Deer)
Things I don't normally carry, but still use and prefer:
In the kitchen, I sometimes use the Normark (Rapala) folding fillet knive (by EKA).
I keep a Buck Short Revolution in the truck center console. Use it for all kinds of general purpose stuff. Also in the truck is a Case XX Sodbuster Jr. that sees regular use.
Sometimes, instead of the Normark folder, I'll carry a Case XX Large Sodbuster.
I have a Kershaw Leek that I carry when the "gentleman" image is more appropriate.
I have a fistful of Mora knives of various sizes, handles, and what have you. Really good utility tool.
I also really like the Buck 110, but it's a bit bulky for routine carry.
Wife got me a Kershaw Needs Work for Father's Day, and I'm liking that a lot.
Oh, and welcome to THR.
June 21, 2009, 06:52 AM
I have several favorites like the sheath carried Case Trapper, #10 Opinel carried in a flashlight holder,Case Slimline Trapper, Case Sodbuster and MANY more.
June 21, 2009, 06:56 AM
cold steel rajah 2. Big and functional for my work (guide in South Africa) and my trusty leatherman surge (bad design though, far prefer the supertool 200, it never breaks, lost mine though)
June 21, 2009, 07:18 AM
The best all around camp/hunting/survival knife is a RC-4. Well made, 4 inch drop point-need I say more?
Best AO daily pocket-Benchmade Mini-barrage.
Best skinner-Helle Fjellman.
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