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Need recommendation for EDC fixed-blade knife
« on: August 31, 2017, 09:25:10 PM »
Hey all, we've got some important knife law changes coming 9/1/17!

http://www.texasgunforum.com/index.php?topic=17472.0

I'd like to get a durable, no-nonsense fixed blade EDC piece. Does anyone have any recommendations? I'm have been carrying Spyderco for 18 years, but I just looked at their fixed blades and they are currently unreasonably expensive. I got my Delica Clipit for like $20 back in the day!
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Re: Need recommendation for EDC fixed-blade knife
« Reply #1 on: August 31, 2017, 09:33:22 PM »
You want the "location restricted" model knife or the "location unrestricted" version? 
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Re: Need recommendation for EDC fixed-blade knife
« Reply #2 on: August 31, 2017, 11:44:53 PM »
I've heard incredibly good things about the Bark River Knife and Tool "Bravo 2" line of knives. If I had the money, that's probably what I'd be going for; that, or something in a clip-point.

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Re: Need recommendation for EDC fixed-blade knife
« Reply #3 on: September 01, 2017, 08:49:39 AM »
You want the "location restricted" model knife or the "location unrestricted" version? 

I live in unincorporated area, so "unrestricted"
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Re: Need recommendation for EDC fixed-blade knife
« Reply #4 on: September 01, 2017, 09:10:22 AM »
Bark River Knife and Tool "Bravo Series" looks great, thank you.
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Re: Need recommendation for EDC fixed-blade knife
« Reply #5 on: September 01, 2017, 02:55:40 PM »
Now I wanna buy a KaBar  :th_thicon_idea:

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Re: Need recommendation for EDC fixed-blade knife
« Reply #6 on: September 01, 2017, 05:48:07 PM »
I've been trying to figure out a good fixed blade for EDC as well.
Have gone with the (link) Schrade SCHF57 Full Tang Fixed Blade Knife from Amazon (link) as a decent low cost starter, to see how I like it.
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« Reply #7 on: September 01, 2017, 10:11:12 PM »
Ontario USMC bayonet M9 (top) and vintage Ka-Bar folder (bottom)
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« Reply #8 on: September 01, 2017, 10:46:45 PM »
M1 Garand bayonet & Scabbard (bought the Utica Cutlery 1943 version from CMP) - top and Schrade M52 - bottom
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Re: Need recommendation for EDC fixed-blade knife
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Re: Need recommendation for EDC fixed-blade knife
« Reply #10 on: September 10, 2017, 07:54:18 PM »
I've been trying to figure out a good fixed blade for EDC as well.
Have gone with the (link) Schrade SCHF57 Full Tang Fixed Blade Knife from Amazon (link) as a decent low cost starter, to see how I like it.

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« Reply #11 on: September 10, 2017, 09:06:35 PM »
If you want cheap, check out:
www.budk.com
Generally, not "name brand" knives, but also generally, fairly decent quality (if you're careful). They do have some 'name brand' knives.  And I'd say the knives that S&W lends their name to, are good buys for the money.  Let us know what you pick! 

Domineaux, for EDC, why not go with a longer blade?  Even if you need for it to be "unrestricted" (IAW the new Texas law), why not something that pushes up closer to the max blade limit?  Just curious as to your thinking... nothing critical behind my query.
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Re: Need recommendation for EDC fixed-blade knife
« Reply #12 on: September 10, 2017, 10:10:54 PM »
Domineaux, for EDC, why not go with a longer blade?  Even if you need for it to be "unrestricted" (IAW the new Texas law), why not something that pushes up closer to the max blade limit?  Just curious as to your thinking... nothing critical behind my query.

I just wanted something that would be convenient to carry on my belt for defense. No need for anything that could skin a bear.
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Re: Need recommendation for EDC fixed-blade knife
« Reply #13 on: March 20, 2018, 08:59:58 AM »
I carry a lot of knives and train with them regularly. The Ronin Sakura is a great fixed blade which comes with a trainer. Trainer is aluminum and considerably lighter than the actual knife. Blade is razor sharp and can easily be used saber or reverse grip. Top edge is sharp as well which gives me the option of carrying and deploying reverse grip but flipping the knife to saber style (extended) for saber style cutting methods.

I also use and carry the Bawidamann Gunnr and Hrund in S.O.B. as well.

Folders I carry are Strider, Benchmade Rukus Auto and the Medford Praetorian.
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