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First good knife?

Discussion in 'The Cutting Edge' started by hockeyrcks9901, Dec 3, 2012.

  1. syntaxerrorsix

    syntaxerrorsix Anti-Federalist CLM

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    Get something small that you will carry.

    I'd say Spyderco Delica, Case Canoe.

    I don't like SOG folders and I have a hard time recommending Kershaw though may folks love both of them.
     
  2. Travclem

    Travclem Badass Member Lifetime Member

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    :rofl:
    This is what i am carrying right now.
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    I agree with you on Kershaw though. I don't feel they are on par with Spyderco or Benchmade. I really don't like assisted knives of any flavor.
     


  3. Travclem

    Travclem Badass Member Lifetime Member

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    The thumbstuds on the Umnumzaan are ok because they are close to the handle and unobtrusive. I am also of that clan of heathens on axis knives, I close them with the same motion in reverse.
     
  4. NeverMore1701

    NeverMore1701 Fear no Evil Platinum Member

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    I wish they weren't smooth, makes it harder to open with wet hands.
     
  5. NeverMore1701

    NeverMore1701 Fear no Evil Platinum Member

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    My most frequently carried knives are a ZT 561, ZT 301, CRK Umnumzaan, And Benchmade Rukus, Onslaught, and Contego.
     
  6. syntaxerrorsix

    syntaxerrorsix Anti-Federalist CLM

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    I don't recommend a 10mm to a new shooter either.. doesn't mean they won't grow into one however :wavey:
     
  7. NeverMore1701

    NeverMore1701 Fear no Evil Platinum Member

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    I find my axis knives have the least recoil :supergrin:
     
  8. FireForged

    FireForged Millenium #3936 Millennium Member

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    1. Benchmade /Osborne axis lock $120
    2. Spyderco Yojimbo2 $110 ( only spyderco I ever liked)
    3. Kershaw /Onion open-assist $90
    4. Emerson A100 $130
    5. Kershaw Leek $85
    6. Gerber/ Applegate $110 (only Gerber I ever liked)

    I simply wont buy knives that cost more than $150 becuase I wont use them. I dont know.... heck, I am just that way.
     
    Last edited: Dec 6, 2012
  9. onebigelf

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    Benchmade or CRKT in that price range.

    John
     
  10. NH Trucker

    NH Trucker Needs coffee...

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    I just got this one, but so far I'm loving it! ZT 0350


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