What Knife is in your pocket right now?


Private. VERY Private.
Aug 25, 2017
I was in sales for several years and got out of the habit of daily carrying a knife but back to engineering I'm often looking for one and carrying my Benchnade more often.

But, with a little guy at home I keep it at work.
Feb 14, 2017
Arlington TX
Well my daily cary isn’t tactical or anything but I’ve tried carrying all kinds of different knives over the years and the best and most practical one I have gone back to that I use constantly is my little case trapper folding knife in a small leather belt sheath just like I had growing up.
Next up for my hard use blade that I first got when I was a commercial diver is my spyderco H1 pacific locking folder. It’s been utterly abused under as hard of conditions as could be and it’s still a great tool.
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MRAD fanatic
Apr 13, 2017
This thread reminds me I've been meaning to upgrade.

Current answer: Kershaw Kuro (1835TBLKST) Partially Serrated.

Great utility knife that sees a lot of random use at a great price point.
Aug 16, 2010
Frostbite falls,MN
Well I did some serious searching and settled on a Benchmade Barrage, spring assisted, half serrated. I saw this post again and after browsing thru it seems Benchmade is popular. Lots of great pics of knives too. That cheap Ruko knife I had finally wore out and broke. I got the Fairbain Applegate folder but my daughter talked me out of it. She carries it everywhere.


Descendant of John Adams
They are about $100 on ebay right now, thinking about getting another one.

I hope you have some some sort of vetting routine. I almost never buy good blades on eBay or Amazon due to knockoffs. Not saying it’s not worth the risk if you know what you are doing. I’ve sold some on eBay and I usually provides some info like original receipt etc to show authenticy.

Sadly Spyderco is probably the brand you have to watch out for the most. The Chinese have taken counterfeiting them to a high art......

Thanks for the intel....
Feb 20, 2017
Unfortunately, my benchmade presidio auto has been MIA for the past two weeks. I was feeling naked without it. Picked up a contego today. Liking it so far but I may need another auto opener.
I feel ya. My Benchmade has also disappeared for about two weeks as well. Starting to think I may never see it again. Currently have a smith and wesson on me but will more than likely replace it with perhaps another BM soon.
Mar 27, 2003
Silverdale, WA
BTW I inherited a knife up in Alaska, brought it back - a 1980's or early Green River Skinner.
Handle was carved like the Seahawks logo so I was about to TOSS it....then I read the Green River part.

Well turns out, it was carved in the village by a Native Alaskan (Osprey not Seahawks) up north on Big Lake many many years ago, it is a keep sake. I'll post a pic when I can.
BenchMade Griptilian with the 1/2 serrated blade. Hard steel stays sharp. I use it daily for every unsavory task imaginable. I have gutted wild boar and deer when in a pinch and cut heavy sailboat rigging in an emergency with flawless performance. I especially like the grip (Griptilian get it) as it can’t get slippery. Plus, as a tactical knife, it flicks open like the best of them. For $150 in Cabelas points it can’t be beat.


Specialist (U.S. Army)
Dec 17, 2012
S&W Black Ops knife. though I need to contact the company that makes them for S&W as part of it broke. still works just harder to get the blade out. makes me wish I had my older one on me instead of lost in my shed.