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SAK's

Discussion in 'General Knife Discussion' started by Otis driftwood, Oct 25, 2017.

  1. powernoodle

    powernoodle Power Member

    Jul 21, 2004
    I prolly own 40 or 50 SAKs, but my primary EDC is the Explorer Plus.

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  2. Hickory n steel

    Hickory n steel Basic Member Basic Member

    Feb 11, 2016
    This old red classic this week.
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  3. chiral.grolim

    chiral.grolim Universal Kydex Sheath Extension Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Dec 2, 2008
    I tend to carry a dark grey Pioneer if I am wearing darker colored pants, and a standard Electrician or Rancher with light-colored pants:

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  4. Planterz

    Planterz Gold Member Gold Member

    Mar 26, 2004
    Cybertool 29 for the last 10 years, give or take (I think it's called something different now). Basically a Spartan with the multi-driver and bit holder added. The T8 and T10 TORX bits fit the pivots of most modern folding knives, the smallest phillips is small enough for eye/sunglasses, and plus all the other bits. Combined with a Leatherman Squirt PS4, and I don't need to carry much else unless I want to (I usually want to). Over the years I've MacGyver'd all sorts of fixes for myself and others who would have been SOL otherwise. I even took a Latin exam once with the pen.
     
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  5. mnblade

    mnblade

    Feb 7, 2000
    A Rambler accompanies my Buck 55 most days of late. The Rambler's like the Classic's more useful brother. Love mine.
     
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  6. deltaboy

    deltaboy

    Jul 6, 2014
    Camper SAK
     
  7. Steve6387

    Steve6387

    469
    Jul 1, 2013
    Daily spartan carrier here.

    I spent years carrying larger folders and flippers but I recently tried an SAK on a whim and love it. More versatile and for 95% of what I use a knife for... It's perfect.
     
  8. NSBFL

    NSBFL Gold Member Gold Member

    368
    May 10, 2013
    I've carried a Swisstool Spirit (black oxide) daily for many years now and use it for many things...When I'm at home a carry a Cadet, mostly to have a bottle opener handy

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  9. Jody744

    Jody744 Gold Member Gold Member

    932
    Jan 8, 2009
    The swiss card is very handy, especially if your wife asks for a toothpick after every meal! It also fits inside my little waterproof box for occaisional hikes and trips down by the water, leaving plenty of room for other things. I now have 3 different ones....
     
  10. sabre cat

    sabre cat Basic Member Basic Member

    Jul 4, 2014
    If I want two knives but, I'm worried about size and weight, I grab a similar combination. A D2 551 Grip with orange scales and a plain silver Cadet.

    I really prefer the Alox Soldier/Pioneer over the Cadet but, the Cadet is lighter and easier on my nails.
     
  11. Deinos

    Deinos Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 7, 2016
    Wait... Swiss Card... whaaaaa? Just looked it up. How the hell did I not know about this?!?! Good answer to carrying an alox, but still want the toothpick, tweezers, etc. Thanks!
     
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  12. ThePeacent

    ThePeacent

    Sep 15, 2013
    since 1997, SAKing your wallet :thumbsup:
     
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  13. T.L.E. Sharp

    T.L.E. Sharp That's right, it's genuine Velveeta... Platinum Member

    Jun 30, 2016
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    This one has a lot of mileage on it.
     
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  14. onojoe

    onojoe Gold Member Gold Member

    Aug 4, 2013
    My most carried is the Alox Bantam... so damn thin. No picture, but here is my Alox Pioneer with old cross. Got this one when I was a kid
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  15. Deinos

    Deinos Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 7, 2016
    loving the well-worn, alox in color!
     
  16. Deinos

    Deinos Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 7, 2016
    consider my wallet SAK'd, just ordered one :D
     
  17. JJ_Colt45

    JJ_Colt45 Gold Member Gold Member

    Sep 11, 2014
    I hadn't carried a SAK in many years but recently bought an Alox Farmer ... and I always carry a modern folder with a pocket clip ....but also always have a slipjoint in my pocket to ... and recently that new Alox Farmer has been the slipjoint I've been carryng.

    As for why ... its a smaller blade for quick use that is easy to keep sharp ... and I''ve found the saw comes in far more handy then you would think it would and may be the biggest reason I carry it often ... the reamer is is great for a hole punch ... and the wire strippers work well enough to get some use.
     
  18. Ace Rimmer

    Ace Rimmer

    899
    Jul 4, 2017
    A Vic Walker around home because it's slim and light and has a saw. There's always something needing trimming and the saw sure comes in handy. A Vic Rambler when away from home because you just can't not have a SAK along. The Rambler is basically a Classic SD plus a Phillips screwdriver, bottle opener, and wire stripper. Finally, a Wenger Esquire sits on my lamp stand next to where I watch TV and is handy for fixing ragged fingernails &c.

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