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Old 12-01-2019, 09:28 AM   #11
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Any Emerson folder with a partially serrated blade.
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Old 12-01-2019, 03:49 PM   #12
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I’m am enjoying this thread. Knives that have been in pockets for may years.

One of my hobbies (obsessions) is mechanical/auto watches. This shows my Hamilton Aviation, my watch when I carry most of the time. I have about 30 at present. Some new, some old, some quirky (1965 Poljot made in the USSR). For me, a auto or mechanical is always an EDC for me; along with my case xx Russlock. I guess if I sharpened the edges of the Hammy it might be consider a knife?

This post is motivated by after Thanksgiving Turkey.... the Kentucky kind, the Wild kind, the Rare Breed kind...

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Old 12-02-2019, 06:13 AM   #13
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I'm still test driving that yellow rubber handled Buck. The serrations are growing on me, and it's the right size for daily chores.

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Old 12-02-2019, 08:40 AM   #14
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If you could only have one pocket knife what do you think is the best all purpose EDC blade.
So this is the best all purpose knife that you have found?
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Old 12-02-2019, 11:35 AM   #15
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So this is the best all purpose knife that you have found?
For it's intended use, yes. I usually carry cheap(er) knives with me in the winter. For one, Wisconsin winters can be snowy or rainy, but always wet. The blade blank is stainless and I believe the coating is in the titanium family. (I'll see if I can find a more accurate definition).

Two, I've dropped enough stuff and lost it all. So I figured if I bought a knife with a yellow handle, I could find it even in a snow drift.

For the price, it's actually sturdier than I first imagined. If it makes it to spring without falling apart I'll consider the experiment a success.
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Old 12-02-2019, 12:00 PM   #16
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I've dropped enough stuff and lost it all. So I figured if I bought a knife with a yellow handle, I could find it even in a snow
I would think black would contrast more with the snow. And by the way I stay away from anything yellow in the snow.
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Old 12-02-2019, 02:56 PM   #17
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I would think black would contrast more with the snow. And by the way I stay away from anything yellow in the snow.
LOL, yes, we avoid yellow snow--especially if it's been left by a ranking size Guernsey cow...it is Wisconsin, after all!

Oh, I did forget to add one thing that impressed me here. The area around the pivot is meant to be accessed by the index finger. You pull down the red marked button with your thumb and flip the knurled section with your index finger. The knife is locked in both the open and closed position.

As for strengthening the folder, a larger section of the blade mates with this larger pivot. I have four of these folders, and spent all of one evening snapping a blade out and reading a Clancy book.

All that abuse and this cheap folder is still as tight as a drum.

Now, obviously, both of my automatic Buck 112s are premier folders, no argument. But I admire Buck's work and design on this 30 dollar knife of mine.
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Yellow is lemon right.
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Old 12-03-2019, 08:03 AM   #19
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Yellow is lemon right.
"What flavor would you like?"

"Yellow!"
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Old 12-11-2019, 05:57 PM   #20
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I have been a fan of the Pro Tech TR-2 since The Tourist wrote about it awhile back. It is lighter than a Benchmade 9051, slightly smaller as well. But it has the heavy blade thickness. I abuse my knives. I have yet to break it. The auto mechanism fires hard and locks up tight. The Tourist said to call Joyce, I did and I am glad I did.
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