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Old 06-20-2012, 12:19 AM   #1
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Interested to hear what others carry. I have not found the perfect knife, though I have been searching for about 25 years. I feel a knife purchase coming on. I would like one that I can open one-handed with a glove on, and that has a straight blade. Suggestions?
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none. i pull a razor knife out of the tool bag when needed.
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Stanley 99. Cheap knife, takes cheap blades, and it's so common nobody really wants to steal it. Best of all... no sharpening required.
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I carry a utility knife. It's either made by Klein or Stanley. I don't often work with conductors larger than 4/0 aluminum so I have no use for a fancy pocket knife.
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Interested to hear what others carry. I have not found the perfect knife, though I have been searching for about 25 years. I feel a knife purchase coming on. I would like one that I can open one-handed with a glove on, and that has a straight blade. Suggestions?


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I carry this guy. Opens very easily with one hand, even with gloves. And it can be adjusted for left or right handed people. http://www.service.kleintools.com/To...0KN-TANTOLCKBK
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I carry this in my tool bag.

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Are you talking a work utility type knife, or like a sport type knife used for cutting rope and things like that....

I use this one for my pocket knife. http://www.gerbergear.com/Military/K...nife_30-000190

I use a Stanley 99E for my utility knife. Cheap, very little moving parts, not prone to theft, cheap to replace if needed.....
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I dont buy expensive knives anymore either.. cheapo razor knives and the klein lineman knife for cutting in services..
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Ditto on the utility knife. I just bought a 3 pack of Stanley's at HD for $10 the other day.
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Ditto on the utility knife. I just bought a 3 pack of Stanley's at HD for $10 the other day.


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My wife goes for walks in the woods alone quite often, and ran across a mountain lion a couple weeks back. (it ran away, ultimately). We went to Bass Pro Shops, because she wanted to look at knives. I asked her what she thought she'd do with it anyhow? She just said she'd feel safer. Okay, no problem. After looking at all the available pink knives, and all the other knives she thought were "cute", we didn't end up buying one anyhow.
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For a little pocket knife I like to buy Gerber or Kershaw. I seem to always lose em, so I dont spend a whole lot of money on em. For a razor knife I like the plain old Stanley one.
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I'm pretty set in my tool buying habits now - Estwing hammer, Klein pliers, and Stanley razor knives.
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I'm pretty set in my tool buying habits now - Estwing hammer, Klein pliers, and Stanley razor knives.
Right you are. Three tools is all it takes to complete any electrical task.
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Right you are. Three tools is all it takes to complete any electrical task.
If you can't rough a house with those 3 tools, you best be considering another occupation.
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SOG Trident, with a straight edge Tanto blade. Good work knife, thick blade, nice assisted opening good for using with gloves on.

I keep my utility knife in my tool bag.
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Interested to hear what others carry. I have not found the perfect knife, though I have been searching for about 25 years. I feel a knife purchase coming on. I would like one that I can open one-handed with a glove on, and that has a straight blade. Suggestions?
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That comes with this set take the scissors out of the pouch and put a sharpy a pen and pencil in it like this...
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I keep my utility knife in my tool bag.
Try not too cut yourself with it...
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This is all you need most of the time..
That knife is commonly referred to as "garbage".
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