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Posted: 3/18/2006 4:41:52 PM EST
I need a new pocket knife. I want something that I am not afraid to lose. I want it to be non-serrated, under 3" blade, one handed opening, and under $60. What should I buy?
Link Posted: 3/18/2006 4:55:16 PM EST
[Last Edit: 3/18/2006 5:02:08 PM EST by PBIR]
CRKT M16 line. I own 3, one of which has been my workhorse for 3-4 yrs. No problems with any of them and the flipper system makes one-handed opening easy & faaaaaast.

Link Posted: 3/18/2006 4:59:32 PM EST
[Last Edit: 3/18/2006 5:01:55 PM EST by h8mtv]
Anyone tried one of these?

They also make a slightly smaller version called Sizzler.
Link Posted: 3/22/2006 3:23:14 AM EST

Originally Posted By h8mtv:
Anyone tried one of these?

They also make a slightly smaller version called Sizzler.



I have two of those, and I like them. They hold a edge well and I like the spring opening. I don't carry mine all the time because it is smaller then what I like.

BTW - I got mine for $35 at a local store, so you may want to look around before buying from that site.
Link Posted: 3/23/2006 8:45:46 AM EST
Ha, I handled that knife, at that store. I said no thanks. I agree that the CRKT m16 are a great deal.
Link Posted: 3/23/2006 8:51:56 AM EST
Cold Steel Voyager. Inexpensive, durable, and guilt free if you manage to destroy one.....and it is not easy to destroy one.
Link Posted: 3/23/2006 8:54:22 AM EST
think about a folder that takes box cutter blades.
if all you need is a cheap folder with a liner lock and a clip and
you want razor sharp blades you can replace it's a good deal!
Link Posted: 3/23/2006 9:03:42 AM EST

Originally Posted By yekimak:
Cold Steel Voyager. Inexpensive, durable, and guilt free if you manage to destroy one.....and it is not easy to destroy one.



+1 on ColdSteel
Link Posted: 3/27/2006 1:49:00 AM EST
I recently picked up a Spyderco ProVenator C13 60/40 serrations/pe and am very impressed with it. It's the stainless frame with tuffgrip insert, is fairly thin but has a stout blade and came very sharp. Picked it up cheap to replace a lost Spyderco Calpyso.
EricO
Link Posted: 3/29/2006 6:36:21 PM EST
Your search is over: SOG Flash II.
Link Posted: 3/30/2006 6:08:17 AM EST
spyderco delica or delica II. I prefer the all stainless of handle of the II. I've carried an endura II for several years now and love it
Link Posted: 3/30/2006 6:47:58 AM EST
I've been using a Kershaw Scallion Ken Onion design for over 3 years without a hitch. Speed safe assist opening, shop it around you can find them under $60, if and or when this one finally breaks, I'll buy another just like it.
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