I like Cold Steel's AUS-8a a lot. I have it in an old style medium Voyager that I have carried and used/semi-abused for years. It's still ticking', kind of like an old Timex I had as a kid that seems to have disappeared sometime during the drift of years...
The AUS-8 Voyager is the one on the...
It seems to be fashion.
I have one knife with a finger choil on the blade and I don't like it; it serves no useful purpose for my knife usage, and it has the practical disadvantage of reducing the length of the cutting edge and getting hung up on material I'm cutting. I much prefer your second...
"Let's negotiate in my office. I'm sure you'll be more comfortable there."
I like it.
Meanwhile, do you find the handles on some of those to be a bit short? In particular, I'm looking at the long blade on the left side of the top picture. (Also, I kinda like the looks of the stubby little SOG...
I don't own any SOG knives, but I like the Seal XR's design and materials, for the most part (as I recall from a review here on BladeForums, the liners (?) and/or backspace are not stainless).
Were I in the market for another knife that says overkill+1 in a foldable package, it would be on the...
It should have a pointy point, enough to poke into things.
A slicey-enough edge.
Long enough edge to make a useful slice.
Decently ergonomic handle.
Decent edge-holding ability.
Not too heavy.
Not too fragile.
That’s about it.