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What "Traditional Knife" are ya totin' today?

Discussion in 'Traditional Folders and Fixed Blades' started by jackknife, Apr 8, 2008.

  1. scrteened porch

    scrteened porch Basic Member Basic Member

    Feb 19, 2012
  2. Wurrwulf

    Wurrwulf Gold Member Gold Member

    Dec 3, 2015
    Bermuda Green and Osage Orange for me today.
    JK Bluegill flanked by a Mini Copperlock and my Peanut.


    JOELSM Gold Member Gold Member

    Aug 30, 2007
    @5K Qs this one comes in at 3 5/8” closed.

  4. JohnDF

    JohnDF Gold Member Gold Member

    May 14, 2018
    That's a great looking little fixed blade. :cool::thumbsup:
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  5. JohnDF

    JohnDF Gold Member Gold Member

    May 14, 2018
    That looks like a very handy pairing. :cool::thumbsup:
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  6. RDaneel

    RDaneel Gold Member Gold Member

    Apr 23, 2000
    Thank you, Gary. Your RR half whittler does not have a flaw; it has a feature.

    It's always nice to see your sleek unclothed Imperial Diamond Edge, Gary.
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  7. RDaneel

    RDaneel Gold Member Gold Member

    Apr 23, 2000
    A black Case jackknife.

  8. Nature Boy

    Nature Boy Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 15, 2016
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  9. r8shell

    r8shell Platinum Member Platinum Member

    Jan 16, 2010
    I recommend this approach. You get that long-time-bonding with your every day knife, and still get to change things up daily. It's the best of both worlds.
  10. A.S.

    A.S. Gold Member Gold Member

    Jun 8, 2017
  11. JTB_5

    JTB_5 Gold Member Gold Member

    Oct 6, 2017
    It was a good run. I might have to give it a try (but I think I'd have to rotate a 2nd choice in there to keep it company from time to time).
  12. paulhilborn

    paulhilborn Gold Member Gold Member

    Mar 22, 2006
    Thanks Greg and the ole Case does have a nice honest smooth pocket worn feel to it. The owner cared for this knife and it shows. It has it's share of battle scars over the years and when I post a pic of the pen you'll see it was the owners favorite blade:) Also the repair near the EO notch was done well, not perfect but enough to accomplish the task at hand. I enjoy imagining the life a vintage knife has lived and the owner who cared for it all those years:)
  13. Jerbhola89

    Jerbhola89 Basic Member Basic Member

    Mar 1, 2020
    Truth to that!

    My issue is similar in a way. I have a few staples - the B&S (since I got it), my Cadet, and a Rambler on my keys, that seem inseparable from my body. Then I try to mix in another blade so it’s not boring and I can accommodate other tasks (usual a knife with a sheepsfoot or wharncliffe).

    But then I have the problem of carrying too much! So do I drop one of the staples so it’s not as bland? Or simply only rotate out one blade - which gets boring as well?

    I think this classifies as a “first world problem”....
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  14. Bastler

    Bastler Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 9, 2020
    Today was the last harvest before the frost. We have a lot of butternut squash that are still green and we're not sure what to do with them.

  15. Whetstone39

    Whetstone39 Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 27, 2013
    These two for me today, Happy Friday!

  16. Modoc ED

    Modoc ED Gold Member Gold Member

    Mar 28, 2010
    Fedex was good to me yesterday.:) They delivered this Case SS Pocket Worn Harvest Orange Bone Sod Buster Jr.. I really like it I'll carry it today and break it in.

  17. Shooter xix

    Shooter xix

    Jul 30, 2018
    Been carrying this one (mostly) daily since March. I too will carry more then one knife to give others some pocket time.
  18. Wurrwulf

    Wurrwulf Gold Member Gold Member

    Dec 3, 2015
    Thank you, John! I can't recommend @JK Knives and his Bluegill enough. My most carried fixed blade by far.

    I've been doing this for ~4.5 years. My Peanut is always with me (even if it isn't in a photo), and the rest are up for daily decisions. It's fantastic. You create a bond with a knife you already like while still experiencing all the fun stuff about new knives. You might even find out that a certain pattern doesn't work as well as you expected or a knife you didn't have much of an opinion on at the beginning winds up being your favorite after continued carry. I still haven't found something better than my Peanut for a true edc, and I may never find one. I'm going to have fun doing research, though. ;)
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  19. JTB_5

    JTB_5 Gold Member Gold Member

    Oct 6, 2017
  20. JTB_5

    JTB_5 Gold Member Gold Member

    Oct 6, 2017
    I should do this with my Lambsfoot, as it is a small and easy to carry knife. The lambsfoot also handles about any task I need.
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