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Old 11-29-2012, 16:57   #1
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Favorite Folder-WHY?

Spydero or ?
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Old 11-29-2012, 19:57   #2
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I'll start it off. Kershaw Blur at the moment because it is my newest knife.
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Old 11-29-2012, 20:08   #3
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Emerson CQC-7

Size, fit in the hand, durable, holds a good edge tanto point

I keep the tanto point very straight. I use it all the time like a single edge razor scraper.
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Old 11-29-2012, 20:18   #4
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however, if i were limited to one folder, i'd go with a presidio 520 without a second thought.
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Old 11-29-2012, 21:04   #5
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or one of these

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As to why? The 561 because it is beefy, and because the flipper and KVT make for fast, smooth action.

The Yojimbo 2 because how it feels in the hand, compression lock, and Wharncliffe - and because mine were personally signed by a great guy and great instructor.
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Old 11-29-2012, 22:15   #6
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Emerson CQC-7

Size, fit in the hand, durable, holds a good edge tanto point

I keep the tanto point very straight. I use it all the time like a single edge razor scraper.
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Old 11-29-2012, 23:03   #9
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Favorite, my Umnumzaan. My ZT 0561, Rukus, and Kulgera are all up there though.
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Old 11-30-2012, 22:46   #10
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Spyderco Millitary with Carbon Fiber handle.

Why? It's light, sharp, I like the length of the blade, I LOVE the flat grind, and I can quickly and easily open it with one hand using my index finger to give it a small flick. The steel is ok (BG-42) and the carbon fiber handle is just sweet. It's also made in the USA!

I'm eyeing (and will probably buy) the newer titanium handled model as well, although I'm not sure which is a better handle material..

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Hinderer XM-18. toughest knife I've ever used.
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Old 12-01-2012, 17:14   #12
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I do have a Spyderco Kumo that I really like, and wouldn't mind picking up a Gayle Bradley Air.
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Favorite? That's tough.

Spyderco Para 2 for its ergonomics and FFG. It's pure slicer heaven and easily the most pocketable knife I own.

CR Sebenza, unparalleled fit and tolerance. If I could get a FFG instead of a hollow grind blade it would have made my decision a little easier.
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Old 12-01-2012, 18:19   #14
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Umnumzaan. Fit, finish, ergos, carriability...

VECP. Fit, finish, ergos, carriability...
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Umnumzaan. Fit, finish, ergos, carriability...

VECP. Fit, finish, ergos, carriability...

I was previously unaware of this maker. Good looking knives.
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I was previously unaware of this maker. Good looking knives.
I'm surprised you haven't heard of Les George. He made this small fixed blade awhile ago from his left over materials I tried to see if he still had it but unfortunately sold it before and wasn't making any knives at the time.

Still thinking about possibly having another one made similar by someone else but just haven't gotten around to it.
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Old 12-01-2012, 20:21   #17
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Spyderco Delica is probably my all time favorite folder.
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Old 12-01-2012, 21:16   #18
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I'm surprised you haven't heard of Les George. He made this small fixed blade awhile ago from his left over materials I tried to see if he still had it but unfortunately sold it before and wasn't making any knives at the time.

Still thinking about possibly having another one made similar by someone else but just haven't gotten around to it.
I rooted through this year's mags and found the EOD special fixed blade that I recognized

I suppose I really need my friends to keep me updated
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I was previously unaware of this maker. Good looking knives.
I've got one. think Sebenza on steroids.

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I've got one. think Sebenza on steroids.

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Les George is one of the best custom tactical knife makers out there. Good choice
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