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My Small Start

Discussion in 'General Knife Discussion' started by Gassyerik911, Jul 30, 2012.

  1. Gassyerik911


    Jul 6, 2012
    This is my collection so far. Being 14 I do not have much money, so my collection isn't the greatest. Any recommendations for my next knife to add to the collection? Enjoy.

    My Leatherman Juice S2 and 2005 Case Texas Toothpick

    My fixed blades. From top to bottom: 1943 Robeson Shuredge Mark 2, SOG Seal Pup Elite, A blade my dad bought with an ebony handle he made, and a Gerber Guardian.

    1943 Robeson Shuredge Mark 2

    SOG Seal Pup Elite

    Gerber Guardian

    Leatherman Juice S2

    My Dad's Sexy Ebony

  2. Steel130

    Steel130 Gold Member Gold Member

    Sep 17, 2010
    Nice start. The Sog Seal Pup Elite was the knife that started it all for me. Now I am in this terrible addiction :D.
  3. DrOpPoInT1110


    Jan 28, 2009
    Looks like you are off to a good start. I think you should add a couple more folders to the collection. The Spyderco Tenacious is a pretty popular budget-friendly folder and the Buck Vantage series are some excellent US made knives for the money.
  4. Sonnydaze

    Sonnydaze Gold Member Gold Member

    Jul 6, 2009
    You have some very nice knives. Yes, I would add a folder or two. I'm rather fond of Spyderco.
  5. Gassyerik911


    Jul 6, 2012
    Thanks for the feedback guys! I've had my eyes on the Kershaw Chive or a customized griptillian. Yes or no to either of those?
  6. DrOpPoInT1110


    Jan 28, 2009
    Both are excellent knives. The Griptilian is significantly larger than the Chive though and is manual rather than assisted. The normal answer here would be: "get both!" :D
    If you want to pick just one, I'd say get whichever you think you would find more "useful" or fitting for what you want/need. If you want a very small, affordable EDC blade, get the Chive. If you want a bit better steel and prefer a larger blade, get the Griptilian. I think you will enjoy either one.
  7. Zookie


    Jan 26, 2012
    Thats a great start! Way to go with the Juice s2, that is litterally all you need when it comes to EDC utillity, i still need to get one!
  8. Shorttime


    Oct 16, 2011
    I think you should continue with the orange theme.

    Spyderco has a couple orange knives, and Benchmade has some orange knives, including full size and mini griptilians. The Triage also comes with orange handles.

    Kershaw's Packrat comes in orange folding and orange fixed.
  9. Never Dull

    Never Dull

    Feb 20, 2011
    Very nice start!! A stupid Robeson slippie started me when I was a kid. I think you should trade me for the Robeson fixed. How bout a Manix 2?!?
  10. Gassyerik911


    Jul 6, 2012
    Oh god why'd you propose the manix 2 to me!!! Haha I'll have to add that one to my rapidly growing list...
  11. 1234

    1234 Gold Member Gold Member

    Nov 13, 2005
    Good start !

  12. bladeboss


    Mar 6, 2012
    Lookin' good!
    I have both a Kershaw Chive AND a Griptilian.
    They are both really good, and you would be just fine with either.
    It's hard to pick one I like them both so much.
    In fact, my Griptilian is orange. :D
  13. Fferrell1


    Feb 5, 2011
    Dude! I didn't have that good of a collection at 14, wow.
    If I was you - knowing what I know now- id start getting classic folders that you can carry. Like a Spyderco endura, Para Military, or benchmade griptilian.

    When you graduate high school, you can start collecting in the $300 - $1200 range. That's when the real sickness sets in.

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