I want a 2nd CRK....which did everyone get after their first and why?

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I just took proud ownership of a brand new large sebenza 21 and I am very impressed with this knife so far. I would even like to add to the collection. I'm leaning towards a small inkosi for the 2nd. What did everyone pick for their 2nd CRK?
 

PiterM

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Personally I’d pick Impinda. Can’t imagine not having Impinda.

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For a second I would recommend to try something different like a small inkosi or a Tanto Umnumzaan
 

blanco112

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Small inkosi is an excellent choice. I recommend the Insingo blade. More useful than a drop point on the smaller knives IMO.
 

BellaBlades

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I'd try the large inkosi with inlays next. Then your 3rd crk will be a mash up of those favorite features.

I owned many many variations of the 21 and a regular before an inkosi or two.

One thing I know for sure is I do not like the Wilson Combat Edition models that much I could never hold on to them.

I've never owned an inlay model so that will be my next . Probably inkosi.
 
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First was a plain 21 large

second is a micarta 21 small

third will be a plain 31. Undecided on size right now.
 

ndmiller

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First was PJ Inkosi, 2nd Ti-Lock, 3rd Umnumzaan, 4th Umnumzaan Tanto...
 

Ajack60

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I really don't remember my second CRK, but it would be fitting for a Wilson Combat CRK for your second knife. Any model they offer is an excellent choice.
I do remember a WC left handed 21 was one of the first 5 that I bought.
 

Dogdrawz

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My second & third was a PJ Inkosi. My 4th, PJ 21. 5th, inlay Inkosi or 21. 6th, small of either. 7th...you get the picture.

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Murphjd25

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My second just came in today. Hot off the press! Large 21 Insingo.

edit to add: This is actually my 4th CRK. I’ve also had a Large Inkosi Insingo and a Small 21 Spalted Beech. I just like the Large 21 better then the Inkosi, and the Small 21 was just too small. I have large mitts and don’t really carry small knives. One thing I will say is I am so happy to have the Insingo again, it is a great blade shape and I love it even better in the 21 with the skinnier blade stock! The Inkosi blade is a little bit thicker.
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Evany

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I got a small 21 as my 2nd, but I think a small Inkosi would complement your new 21 nicely. I personally like the insingo blades, especially in the smaller CRKs, I feel like it offers more usable edge for general cutting. The small 21 is really nice too--slightly more blade and a slightly bigger handle, but still quite small compared to the large. The Inkosi takes the classic Chris Reeve features, vault like lock up and hydraulic action, up a notch, and it's got a bit more heft than the 21. I don't have a small Inkosi (yet), but the large Inkosi is my favorite CRK at the moment.
 

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My first was a DP Umnumzaan.

My second was a small pj dp Inkosi, largely because I ran across one too cheap to resist!

I think some variety of Umnumzaan or Small Inkosi would be a good choice for your second CRK.

<<incidentally, a tanto ‘Zaan and the small PJ Inkosi are my most carried CRK’s>>
 
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My first was a small 21 and my second was a large 21. I had to settle out which size was right for me.
 

Lay

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My first was Nyala - Black Canvas Micarta.

My second will be Large Sebenza 31 Black Canvas Micarta Drop Point with double thumb lugs.

At least they are different enough :)
 
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