What is your favorite fixed blade knife

Discussion in 'General Knife Discussion' started by DominikDoherty, Jan 4, 2015.

  1. Trollbane

    Trollbane

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    Feb 3, 2004
    A number of different knives depending on task at hand. It I go freediving or snorkling I use one om my two divers knives. If whittling my small Mora Whittler and so on.

    In the woods often some of these:

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    Fällkniven, MAC, Iisakki Järvenpää, Karesuandokniven, Bahco, Mora, Helle, Martiinii, Knivsmed Strömeng

    By the way, my definitely most used fixed blades are my kitchen knives. Hattori HD-8 is a kitchen sword and my favorite for handling big tasks! :)

    / J
     
  2. Mingecutter

    Mingecutter Gold Member Gold Member

    Sep 7, 2011
    My Swamprat Ratmandu
     
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  3. jfk1110

    jfk1110 Gold Member Gold Member

    Mar 9, 2013
    Fallkniven volcano. The laminated cobalt steel is phenomenal. Very comfortable handle in all positions. Guard is short enough that my thumb on back of blade isn't an issue as with most bigger knives with a guard. Love it, it's a beautiful piece that works as well as it looks
     
  4. k5MOW

    k5MOW

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    Nov 29, 2014
    I love my Spiderco Bill Moran.

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    Roger
     
  5. Tombo 65

    Tombo 65

    201
    Sep 11, 2013
    I love your taste in knives. Any chance of seeing a photo of those knives without the sheaths?
     
  6. Saint Loke

    Saint Loke

    158
    Aug 4, 2013
    My Spyderco Southfork is my favourite for edc

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    While I prefer the Fällkniven F1 for hiking.

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  7. victor14

    victor14

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    Nov 23, 2011
    Two pages already and no one mentioned Busse yet???
     
  8. Icky Thump

    Icky Thump Gold Member Gold Member

    Dec 8, 2011
    BM 210-1001 M4 steel #5 of 37..sold.[​IMG]

    BM 140M2HS..still w/ me
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    Spyder Mule2..not going anywhere
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    BR Bravo1/A2 Traded
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    My next will be a Sub 6" Busse
     
  9. SAK Guy

    SAK Guy

    Jul 2, 2013
    Some of my favs...

    Green River Dadleys
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    Marbles
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    Moras
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    And Canadian Belt Knives (and Murphy copies)
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  10. jlwatts3

    jlwatts3

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    Mar 5, 2012
    I've got a camillus/cuda cqb2 in ats-34 that I use for EDC. I'll upload a pic when I get home. Love the size and shape. It takes a nice edge as well.
     
  11. Lycosa

    Lycosa

    Aug 24, 2007
    At this time, Dozier KM-9. I like how the knife feels in my hand more than the tanto.
    rolf
     
  12. kwackster

    kwackster

    Dec 23, 2005
    My modified Cattaraugus 225Q.
    When i got it for cheap it was missing part of it's tip and had no sheath, so i decided to modify the blade as well as the handle.
    I changed the grind from a saber flat to a saber hollow with a zero edge with the help of my trusted Tormek T7 wetgrinder, and then applied a convex microbevel of around 35/40-ish degrees inclusive with the help of a 6 micron diamond paste loaded strop.
    Also ground a new point with a bit of a bowie shape.
    The 1095 steel holds a shaving sharp edge for quite some time and doesn't buckle even when chopping wood.
    The leather handle was shaped to my liking with sandpaper and i gave it a few coats of Nikwax for protection.
    It's my favorite fixed blade and my most used knife for daytrips in the forest, as it cuts wood extremely well.

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  13. Saint Loke

    Saint Loke

    158
    Aug 4, 2013
    I love a knife with personality and history, kwackster. You've got both in the Cattaraugus of yours!
     
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  14. Peroni1973

    Peroni1973

    707
    Mar 25, 2010
    'Favourite' is a tough one. If I could answer in the singular then I would have saved a heap of cash! ;)

    I do have a few Mora Companions that see quite a bit of use as beaters and I do like my ESEE 3 and my Izzy II but these see more use -

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    All Barkies -

    Top: Golok (A2) Brown Canvas Micarta Left to Right: Ultra Lite Bushcrafter (CPM 3V) Urban Camo G10, Ultra Lite Bushcrafter (CPM 3V), Original Rising Wolf (A2) Amboynia Burl, Loveless Drop Point Hunter (A2) Natural Canvas Micarta, Aurora (A2) Cocobolo, Rampless Bravo 1 (A2) Green Canvas Micarta

    This one is nice too but is reserved exclusively as a skinner and as such has yet to be put to use;

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    Arno Bernard Knives: Zebra - Spalted Maple (N690)

    That said my most regularly used is this combo;

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    Bidor Parang & BRKT Ultra Lite Bushcrafter

    So the short answer is probably my Bark River Ultra Lite Bushcrafter... :)

    Cheers,

    Ben
     
  15. jasonp

    jasonp

    Oct 7, 2002
    Something about my Wilder Forge Necker that just fits...getting lots of use out of this little knife.
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    JP
     
  16. STAINLESS90

    STAINLESS90

    Sep 5, 2014
    For utility I would have to say my Condor Micarta Bushlore which is a pretty awesome value for the money. For sheer mall-ninja points I would have to say my Entrek Commando MKII.
     
  17. emtyhopper

    emtyhopper

    255
    May 2, 2014
    I have spent the last 6 months or so trying to find my perfect hunting knife. I have gone through several (thanks to the exchange) and i wish i could have kept them all. But these are what im working with right now. The Canadian special has already been traded off.
    If I had to pick a favorite so far, it would be the CRK Nyala, but im not done yet.

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    I should have this hall handmade clippoint in the mail tomorrow, have high hopes for this one,
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  18. Noswad0208

    Noswad0208

    Sep 8, 2014
    Becker BK-9 Made by KABAR. Stripped and forced patina. [​IMG]
     
  19. Lee D

    Lee D Basic Member Basic Member

    May 27, 2013
    easy choice for me...the F1
     
  20. snippy

    snippy

    868
    Apr 1, 2014
    My new Bushcraft XL from Boker Plus is really making me happy. The 440C is really amazing. Krein design is awesome...feel in the hand is just perfect.

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    Great thread!

    Eric
     

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