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Weight obsession?

Discussion in 'General Knife Discussion' started by basmca, Jan 22, 2018.

  1. eugenechia1989

    eugenechia1989

    165
    May 15, 2017
    I like a more substantial knife. I just feel I can depend on it more. That said, my idea of a substantial knife doesn't equate to a "sharpened prybar". I think my Spyderco Endura 4 and Benchmade Griptilian 550HG are substantial-feeling knives, my Cold Steel Code 4 even more so. I seem to stick to knives between 3.5 to 5 ounces, generally-speaking.
     
  2. crom

    crom

    Mar 29, 2007
    I see no reason to go over 5oz and still get a strong knife. My days of carrying pocket bricks are over.
     
  3. Wanimator

    Wanimator

    658
    Mar 7, 2014
    I don't notice much difference in carry between a Paramilitary 2 and Pakkawood Endura.
     
  4. FullMetalJackass

    FullMetalJackass Gold Member Gold Member

    Apr 10, 2016
    I like heavier knives I guess. If it's too light, I don't feel safe, for whatever reason.
     
  5. Cvrobinson

    Cvrobinson Going to hell, anyone need anything Platinum Member

    Dec 19, 2017
    I already posted my opinion here just had to add this thread has made me realize life will be hollow without a bugout. Ordering it today
     
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  6. tiguy7

    tiguy7 Gold Member Gold Member

    Jun 25, 2008
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    Breast (Napolean) pockets rock.
     

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