Great "Every Day Carry" knives

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  1. MaxxVolume

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    Yes, it`s the 810. Quite deceptive for a knife of this size (i.e., LARGE)....slim and relatively lightweight, it`s easy to carry.
     
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    The two I most often carry currently. The Buck for pocket. The CRKT has a clip for my belt.
     
  3. MaxxVolume

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    Changing it up a little today, added this nice little Tom Lewis fixed blade to the mix. Don`t let the size fool you, it`s a tough little sucker....
    (My ever-present Benchmade 580 barrage looks quite large by comparison)

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    Ooh, I love this guy.
     
  5. BruceRPA

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    Man, it just doesn't get any better than this. Outstanding designs, top quality materials, high quality craftsmanship, beautiful art, and useful tools all wrapped up in one pocket size item. How can a guy, or a girl, not love it!
     
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    Yep....knives are very likely among man`s first tools (going way back to pieces of chipped obsidian, which is razor sharp), we are still fascinated by them !
     
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    Not exactly an "every day carry" knife unless maybe you live in the wilderness, but I will be carrying it for the next day or two.

    ESEE Laser Strike

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  8. IPADave

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    @MaxxVolume I said it before, that Tom Lewis is a beauty!

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    Thank you, Sir !
    It`s size makes it a very useful tool (without scaring the sheeple to death :) ) , while being nice to just look at and fondle as well..... "functional work of art" is what I call knives like that.
     
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    Exactly how I would describe it. Just like a custom bicycle frame: a combination of art and engineering.

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  11. MaxxVolume

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    Very nice ! To me, that looks like about a perfect-sized field knife (maybe between 4 and 5 inches ?)....tough, and good ergos, extremely useful in just about any situation.
    One of my nephews has some property up in Vermont, we were doing a little woodscraft a couple weeks back, I was using this Rick Mok camp knife, made of 3V steel....it`s tougher than a 2-dollar steak !

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    That Camp Knife you have there is one sweet-looking rig. Great steel too, tough and good edge holding.

    Yeah, the sharp edge is about 4 1/2". With the choil it's about 5". The ESEE is a more mundane 1095 but Rowen puts a great heat treat on it so they hold up pretty well. I'd looked at some higher end woodcraft/bushcraft type knives but figured I'd ease in. :)
     
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    one of these 3 are with me daily. My early 90s Leatherman, my 2008 Buck custom shop 110, and my 2010 Marshall Hall custom.
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    The Buck was a Christmas gift from the wife, she has had a habit of taking possession of my knives, so had me one made that read "Handsoff James Only", the MHK was built to my specs, I wanted a thick, tall, and stubby blade with a 3/4 size handle. Short enough to be legal most everywhere and strong.

    Marshall also made me a pair of His & Hers Chef's knives. He had a killer design for the regular one, I had him scale the second one down to match my wife's hand. I carry the other 3, but these I use significantly more :)
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    Very nice!

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    Thanks, I have a bunch of 'in progress' shots of the MHK stuff, it really adds to the value to me. Here is just as the scroll work was finished

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    My wife has an EDC that lives in her purse, I had this little "Tree Rat" made for her a few years ago (different maker, not in Marshall's league). The handle is the same material my Iowa farm boy Grandfather's EDC pocket knife was made from.
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    The builder poked around my websites and saw I was a musician, so he surprised me with a guitar pick made from the handle material too
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  16. BruceRPA

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    THAT is beautiful.
     
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    Those chef`s knives are sweet ! Got any details on them ? (steel, blade length, balance point, etc.)
     
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    I don't recall exact details... but it is Crucible CPM154CM stainless steel. I've been using them steady for a few years and still haven't had to sharpen them.
    Here they are without handles. My EDC on bottom has a 3 1/4" blade
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    Here is his Facebook page
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    Very nice, I've never seen a filet knife nearly as nice.
     
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    Definitely "Droolworthy", outstanding craftsmanship !
     
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