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What's your at work knife and your occupation?

Discussion in 'General Knife Discussion' started by res1cue, Dec 9, 2011.

  1. res1cue


    Feb 2, 2010
    I thought I'd do a "what is your EDC" with a twist.. so I'll start:

    Used to be CS Recon 1 or BM 710 as an EMT

    Now, CS medium voyager or BM minigrip as a medical student (they have a generic "no weapons" policy without defining what that means, so I play it safe with a 3" or less knife)
  2. mnblade


    Feb 7, 2000
    I work online via telecommute for a company in the U.S. I carry whatever I want and generally have three or four more scattered around my desk.
    Jeff S1 likes this.
  3. cheeseychung


    Sep 22, 2011
    I work at bass pro so can pretty much carry what I please. Usually my small insigno or caly 3.5 for comfortability, but occasionally one of my mana para 2's. Also I always carry a leatherman micra for those pesky zip ties
  4. Dannyboyupstate


    Mar 5, 2010
    Industrial refrigeration technician.

    The best work knife for me is the one I can abuse, and it won't break and afford to leave behind on a job. So the best is probably a Kershaw Blur.

    My favorite is my Benchmade Ritter Griptillian or I just got one of those Spyderco Manix II's in moonglow. Love them both, but can't afford to destroy them and keep replacing them.
  5. the rat

    the rat

    Feb 3, 2009
    Prosthetic technician

    I carry a GEC dogleg jack daily and usually a sak tinker or Spyderco tenacious
  6. brets-ftw


    Sep 11, 2010
    full time student/wilderness survival and camping instructor at a scout ranch/commercial Dive tender.

    for school, anything no one seems to care which is nice.

    for the scout ranch anything though if its a FB or bigger then 3in its not within view of scouts.

    for my dive job, we're not allowed to carry knives due to a stupid incident and lots of sueing so some rope cutters with safety razors. but i normally have my BM 111 somewhere on my friend's reserve tank
  7. David_Parker03


    Oct 1, 2006
    I'm currently a student enrolled in a paramedic program. I carry an original style Leatherman Wave, along with a Chris Reeve Umnumzaan. The Leatherman acts as my utility tool, and gets far more use than any other knife I own. The Umnumzaan (which replaced the Microtech Socom Manual I edc'd) follows my rule of having something that I can fully rely and use in the event of sheer catastrophe. Et al, in the event that I need to cut something, right there, right now, I'd whip out my Umnum. Sometimes I'll carry a Microtech Ultra-tech just for giggles, but its illegal, so I try not to.
  8. Ryanol


    Aug 24, 2011
    online mktg / sales - whatever I want - usually a Case SBJ but occasionally something bigger like today a Buck Strider or OTF or Balisong.
  9. clich


    Apr 19, 2011
    Slayer of demons and my knife is a bk9.

    My other job I'm a maintenance tech at a nursing home and I carry a Leatherman wave, and a kfu edc custom fixed blade in my waistband. I also have been known to carry a bk10/swamprat m6/sykco 511 in my pack in my locker along with some other blades. My newest are a para 2 and a Zt 0350 so the rotation is getting a shake down.
  10. tom1417


    Aug 10, 2011
    Being a farmer I find myself using my knife constantly. Benchmade 950 is my typical EDC
  11. bm11


    Nov 28, 2011
    Finance manager of the largest dealership in my city (city is relative though, this being Maine.) Wear a suit all day, so my EDC is a Busse Battle Mistress in a drop leg.

    Just kidding, I actually carry a Strider SMF, which is surprisingly easier to pull off in dress pants and khakis than jeans.
    OilMan likes this.
  12. arrowhd

    arrowhd Gold Member Gold Member

    Apr 19, 2011
    Work in an office environment. Carry everything from a Case Peanut to Spyderco Para2 depending on my mood.
  13. ram38


    Nov 21, 2005
    Systems Engineer
    Carry a Three Sisters Forge-Beast!
  14. Talum15

    Talum15 Gold Member Gold Member

    Nov 29, 2007
    Architectural Designer

    Sage 2/3 or Para1 in d2/s30v depending on office or job site environment.
    Although box cutters & x-acto knives are all over the office in different sizes...handy tools in all...
  15. Moonberrys


    Aug 26, 2010
    I'm a full time student at a uni so my edc is usually my umnumzaan, hest 2.0, or my para 2. My ghb is in my car though which houses my scrapmuk and esee 6.
  16. Vanguard41xx


    Dec 29, 2010
    I am a Podiatrist (almost 20 years now!), and I generally use my Spyderco PM2. Sometimes, I'll carry around a Case Peanut.

  17. ToneGrail


    Aug 4, 2006
    I'm an I/T professional.

    At work I carry a Victorinox Cybertool 41 on my keyring.

    Sometimes I will switch it out for either a Leatherman Juice CS4, Swisschamp, or Climber/Gerber clutch combo.

    I always carry a locking one-handed folder in my right pocket, usually a Spyderco Tenacious.
  18. Shotgun

    Shotgun Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 3, 2006
    Shipping and receiving here. I carry a SAK soldier. Old style. The awl is great at opening boxes to save my main blade from getting tape glue all over it.
    RebelSon and Getting older like this.
  19. MT Damascus

    MT Damascus

    Jan 14, 2011
    I am a master certified auto technician and carry a first production run CRKT ripple, it gets the crap beat out of it, it is missing a few bearings in the IKBS, very tiny ball bearings, but still smooth as silk, when it is not full of grit.
    RebelSon likes this.
  20. kvaughn

    kvaughn Gold Member Gold Member

    Dec 28, 2005
    I'm a "Registered Environmental Health Specialist"/"Registered Sanitarian" according to my license, depending on what state I'm in. I spend a lot of time in the field. I carry a SAK Electrician Plus in my pocket and a Leatherman Wave in my field bag. An Al Mar Eagle goes in my back pocket to compliment my CCW if I'm going into a place that's a little jicky.--KV

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