EDC - Recommend Gentlemen's Knive

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  1. lamelogin

    lamelogin

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    Greetings,

    I'm in search a new knife that I can carry to work (Corporate America in a large city). I have a Leek, but I was looking for something smaller and less intimidating (*sigh*). I would hate for the Leek to roll out of my pocket onto the floor accidentally in front of someone unfriendly to such things.

    I was thinking maybe something like a small Swiss Army Knife? I know there's a smaller version of the Leek, but I want to try and find something new..

    Current Pocket Knife: Kershaw Leek
    Primary Issues with Leek:
    1. opened in my pocket once or twice
    2. little to large for what I use it for
    3. looking for something that may be less intimidating looking (is this possible?)
     
  2. smith10

    smith10 10MM WOOOOOOT

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    I carry a Kershaw shuffle II with pocket clip removed . It's small enough to be non threatening.
     

  3. jstrange

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    How much you wanna spend?
     
  4. NAZG26

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    Get yourself a vintage case or boker primble.
     
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    I am also a Kershaw guy, I have 3 all different sizes.
     
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  6. ranger1968

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    A nice Case, a stockman or something similar....

    OR

    A Victoronix Swiss Army, like the tinker model.
     
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  7. Gl0ckw0rk1983

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    Para 3, zt450cf, or for budget an Opel.
     
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  8. ReaPer105

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    Agree.
     
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  9. Ordell Robbie

    Ordell Robbie Giant Member

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    Swiss Army money clip is a handy knife.

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  11. Thursty

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    I’m also in the corporate/hospital sector on the admin side. I either carry a Victorinox Compact or a Victorinox Signature every day. I find I use the tools more than the knife, and no one is threatened by my little red pocket knife.
     
  12. benben

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    Spyderco Lil’ Native with the clip removed. Very stout little user that disappears in your pocket.

    The Dragonfly is another great option.
     
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  13. Gl0ckw0rk1983

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    Dragonfly is a great option... look for a sprint run on bladehq and you can get a great steel as well. The para 3 with bdn1 is great though.
     
  14. ChuteTheMall

    ChuteTheMall Wallbuilder and Weapon Bearer

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    Spyderco Delica or Ladybug on your keychain.

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    Because you are considering a small Swiss knife (an excellent choice), I will present two other options. My dad had a tiny Case knife. That was it. He could well afford multi-hundred dollar knives. He never bought them in his lifetime.

    Option no. two. Get a Sheffield box cutter. Best one on the market. I ordered two this date. Receiving two for under $10 delivered. Replaceable blade. I have two other box cutters. Replaced the blades this am and will retire them to second tier duty. As Nut-n-fancy said, you should always have two knives on you. The box cutter saves time in resharpening a regular knife.
     
  16. BC42

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    Benchmade Proper or Valet.
     
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    IAhunter Venor ergo sum

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    A Case Trapper.
     
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    I have a small Buck 340. I removed the belt clip and carry in my pocket. It's small enough no one would think about it. It's sharp enough for any task I have asked of it.
     
  19. 'Ol Grandad

    'Ol Grandad Director of civil unrest

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    A gentleman's knife? Behold perfection!
    I paid just under $100 for it and the blade is the finest you can get. Solid lock and gorgeous bone scales.
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  20. Grabbrass

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    Great recommendation . This 'small Stockman' and I have been together for 39 years. And I'll be 53yo in June.

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