I know most of us probably have more knives than we need, but what are one that keep showing up in pocket?
For me it always seems to be a Kershaw that shows back up. I have a franken-Blur that I just love to death. Originally I got a Blur in 2005 and later got a s60v Blur blem (from Kershawguy) and promptly switched out the s60v blade to my original black handle for a unique knife.
I have plenty of knives and this just seems to be one I'm fond of...good size, good steel, reliable, don't mid beating on it, and I grab it for outdoor adventures over some of my more expensive Spyderco, Benchmade, ect.
The top Blur is the one that follows me around.
blur by R C, on Flickr
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I know it is big, but, I just love this knife.
A Mauser labeled victorinox knife. I know i've had this for over 30 years and carried it daily.
Weekdays it's almost always a black SAK Alox, Hard to beat. Weekends, mostly a Spyderco ZDP-189 Dragonfly.
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A Kershaw Blur always end up in my back pocket. I normally wear jeans, and for me it is the perfect size. It is also a great knife at a great price point. Not a cheap piece of crap, but not so expensive that i am heart broke should it break or get lost (which hasn't been a problem yet)
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I have to agree on the Kershaw Blur.
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these two always end up back in my normal everyday carry.
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Benchmade Mini-Grip. I'll carry a Leek for awhile but always go back to the Mini-Grip.
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Mcusta MC-12D “Tactility” - VG-10 Damascus blade, quince burl scales.
Really easy to get it stupid sharp, and not too scary around the office - even with a 3 5/8” blade.
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Spyderco Native 5 ends up in my pocket a lot. Probably the combination of a very useful blade shape, good steel, and light weight.
I've got some from Buck, Kershaw, Cold Steel, and Emerson, but the little Native finds its way into my pocket quite a bit.
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Since the whole Benchmade fiasco, I stopped carrying anything with a butterfly logo, and stepped up my Spyderco/CRK/ZT/WE game. But the perfect knife has been sneaking its way into my pocket, the Benchmade Ares. My first and true love.
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Add me to the Blur club. As someone else put it, not cheap, but not so expensive that I'd be heartbroken if something happened to it. And I have lost one, damnit.
My Benchmade Mini Griptillian solidly leads the pack when it comes to getting carried. With an added deep carry clip, it disappears in my pocket.
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