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Balls out EDC folder

Discussion in 'General Knife Discussion' started by quattrokid73, Jan 31, 2011.

  1. quattrokid73

    quattrokid73

    427
    Nov 2, 2007
    hey guys,

    for a while i've been collecting spydercos and bark rivers. i love it and will continue. but i've had my eye on some of the really cool heavy duty folders and think i want one. the ZT's and Striders are a guilty pleasure of mine, although I've never owned one.

    What do you guys recommend? While I do want a gutsy folder, I don't want camo blades or skulls. That stuff is silly to me.

    Thanks!
     
  2. Seanifred

    Seanifred

    627
    Sep 3, 2010
    Manix. Indestructible.

    Or a strider smf.
     
  3. neuron

    neuron Moderator Moderator

    Apr 18, 2010
    I have a ZT 0300 and 0551, and I think both would fit the bill of what you're looking for.
     
  4. gundude73

    gundude73

    Oct 6, 2009
    the 0300 would be good, if you want a 3.25" blade you could go with the 0350. its a pretty beefy blade.

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    Last edited: Jan 31, 2011
  5. boatsman

    boatsman

    227
    Sep 30, 2008
    I would look at the ZT 0200 and the Emerson CQC10, both fantastic EDC knives!
     
  6. plowboy87

    plowboy87

    286
    Nov 24, 2010
    the 350 gets my vote too. it's a tough as nails folder that a bit smaller then the 300

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  7. cutter17

    cutter17

    May 16, 2006
    Definately the ZT0200, and Knifeworks has an exclusive ZT0200 with a satin finished blade if you don't want black. IF you can find a ZT0500 MUDD it would be a great heavy duty knife to have.:thumbup::)
     
  8. RetiredGuns

    RetiredGuns

    Mar 13, 2009
    I prefer a good slip joint when my balls are out. :D
     
  9. neuron

    neuron Moderator Moderator

    Apr 18, 2010
    :eek:


    ;)
     
  10. quattrokid73

    quattrokid73

    427
    Nov 2, 2007
    hahahahahaha i have no clue why i selected "balls out"

    but i do imagine if i had any knife at all and my balls were out, i'd have control over most situations.
     
  11. BlackNinja

    BlackNinja

    Nov 9, 2005
    ZT0300... :thumbup:
     
  12. So-Lo

    So-Lo

    Jun 12, 2006
    " i do imagine if i had any knife at all and my balls were out, i'd have control over most situations." :D

    That's a great sig right there :D
     
  13. MoreToasties

    MoreToasties

    732
    Jan 13, 2010
    Sounds like you want an SMF.
     
  14. Chocula

    Chocula

    655
    Sep 8, 2005
    ZT 0200: half a pound of metal and g10 that will make you giggle.

    However, I am really enjoying my BM805 TSEK from kw. Dont think it is as tough as a zt0200 but for knife use it is tough enough.
     
  15. quattrokid73

    quattrokid73

    427
    Nov 2, 2007
    I do like the ZT's however there is something about the Benchmade Sibert that is pretty cool...

    What do you fellas think about that model?
     
  16. thegeek574

    thegeek574

    Sep 3, 2010
    I was watching a review of a knife, and i totally agree with the guy. when you pick it up, it will put a big, stupid grin in your face. this is the ZT 0200. :cool: that is a BAD --- knife. (PG rated fingers)
     
  17. rookie4real

    rookie4real

    545
    Aug 15, 2007
    Striders are cool and will attract the attention of friends or bystanders. AR or GB would probably scream louder than SMF but I did not see them come in stonewash finish like some SMFs. That new AR with a frame lock is something I'd like myself. I like you prefered uncoated blade on my SMF but now I wish it had stripe coating like my DB because when this finish wears off from use it makes the blade look even more bad ass.
    I never owned ZT folders but if you are on a budget then it's the way to go for sure.
     
  18. GenerallyAwsomeDude

    GenerallyAwsomeDude

    505
    Dec 12, 2010
    Anything with a Triad lock system. I just bought a clip point CS Recon 1.
     
  19. glockfire

    glockfire

    193
    Apr 7, 2008
    ZT for a budget, CF or Strider for the richman.
     
  20. Tsujigiri

    Tsujigiri

    May 25, 2009
    The Spyderco Manix 2, Spyderco Gayle Bradley, ZT series, and Al Mar SERE 2000 are all intended as durable folders.
     

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