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Old 7 August 2008, 20:59
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I am thinking of getting another Microtech. I already have a SOCOM Elite and really like it.

I am looking at the new Combat Troodon. Anybody have any experience with OTF autos? It would be an every day carry knife, seeing dirt and moisture. Any thoughts would be appreciated.

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Old 8 August 2008, 09:50
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Might as well throw in my low-speed, high drag thoughts.

Everyday wear: some type of "clip knife" Spyderco, Gerber, CRKT...3 inch blade or so. Concealable, good quality yet cheap enough if I lose the thing its not a big loss.

PSD: On my Paraclete RAV I keep a CRKT folder with a 4 inch blade.

Blowout bag: Always have a Leatherman in it.

Mil duty: Always a Swiss Army with the little saw & sissors. Always handy weather you are in hide site doing surveillance, working in the TOC or general duty day.

LBE/LBV: Have a Buck knife with a 5-6 inch blade.

Rucksack: For most enviorments I had a machete in my ruck. Didn't get much of a chance to use it in the desert

If I'm a carrying a belt-fed weapon I bring a Leatherman as well.
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Old 8 August 2008, 10:28
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Might as well throw in my low-speed, high drag thoughts.

Everyday wear: some type of "clip knife" Spyderco, Gerber, CRKT...3 inch blade or so. Concealable, good quality yet cheap enough if I lose the thing its not a big loss.

PSD: On my Paraclete RAV I keep a CRKT folder with a 4 inch blade.

Blowout bag: Always have a Leatherman in it.

Mil duty: Always a Swiss Army with the little saw & sissors. Always handy weather you are in hide site doing surveillance, working in the TOC or general duty day.

LBE/LBV: Have a Buck knife with a 5-6 inch blade.

Rucksack: For most enviorments I had a machete in my ruck. Didn't get much of a chance to use it in the desert

If I'm a carrying a belt-fed weapon I bring a Leatherman as well.
LRS,

Everyday-Ditto, cannot beat a Spyderco. (I have a stainless model I wear for dress and the same knife in black for play)

Ditto on the Leatherman, I have an Old SOG Tool-Clip that has performed well.

LBE (Yea like I wear it anymore) Randall Model 15, Now I have a Model 14 as I gave the 15 away for a gift.

Truck Glove Box, Wife and Daughters purse Swiss Army Knife
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Old 25 March 2009, 09:47
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You can get a FREE SOG Micron if you go to THIS site and fill out the survey (while supplies last).

In advance, Firefox didn't work for me, although Safari did. Pay close attention to question #21, it took me awhile to figure it out .

Its a FREE knife -- what else has to be stated?
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Old 25 March 2009, 11:51
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Anyone ever had any experince with these knives. I received one as a gift, and it has been a great kife. A little more than I would pay, but it has held up great.

http://www.randallkingknives.com/
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Old 25 March 2009, 12:17
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You can get a FREE SOG Micron if you go to THIS site and fill out the survey (while supplies last).

In advance, Firefox didn't work for me, although Safari did. Pay close attention to question #21, it took me awhile to figure it out .

Its a FREE knife -- what else has to be stated?
HOOYAH SOTB, Thank YOU! Completed the survey they will be shipping the knife plus I got the 25% off on 1st order. Looks like a good knife, good steel.

I forget, what was question 21? The ones where you could only use the rating once for a category? That was a PIA...
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Old 26 March 2009, 11:41
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You can get a FREE SOG Micron if you go to THIS site and fill out the survey (while supplies last).

In advance, Firefox didn't work for me, although Safari did. Pay close attention to question #21, it took me awhile to figure it out .

Its a FREE knife -- what else has to be stated?
thanks for the heads up, firefox worked for me though (PC)
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Old 26 March 2009, 15:06
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Thanks,, I like FreeB's
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Old 26 March 2009, 16:42
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Thanks SOTB, for pointing-out SOG Knives Micron giveaway and discount.

I'll admit, question 21 (?) had me confused for a couple minutes. I eventually gave-up and just made diagonal line with the numbers.
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Old 26 March 2009, 17:34
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Oddly, I knew immediately what 21 meant... But who cares? No one.

Despite the 60 day wait, it's awesome that it's free.

Thank you very much SOTB...
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Old 26 March 2009, 21:19
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I have always considered myself sort of a knife lover. I carried a Benchmade auto while in the Navy. I currently switch between an Emerson CQC-7 while on duty and a Emerson P-Sark while running around town.

Yesterday I picked up a Zero-Tolerance 302. ZT knives are made by Strider Knives and Ken Onion. I'm not sure I will ever take this honey out. The story of how it came to me is cool and I wouldn't want to damage it.

If I ever figure out how to post a pic I will.
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Old 26 March 2009, 22:46
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Survey is closed. Bummer, just missed it.
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Old 27 March 2009, 07:11
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Survey is closed. Bummer, just missed it.
They must have had a bazillion hits. I just snuck in,, after the survey, I tried to view the on-line catalog to see if there was something new "I had to have". Kept getting blown off with errors. CLeared up around 10pm, the site seems to be working now..

I sure wish they would bring back the Pentagon with-out serations...
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Old 27 March 2009, 07:51
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I'm not a big fan of serrated blades but I just picked this up:


http://www.spyderco.com/catalog/details.php?product=371

Should be good for oepning MRE's and slicing my arm off.
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Old 27 March 2009, 07:55
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I'm not a big fan of serrated blades but ....
I need a partially serrated blade for cutting lines. If you are working on or around the water, I really suggest having something partially serrated.
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Old 28 March 2009, 19:16
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http://www.888knivesrus.com/product/...7&cpn=28116239

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Is there an advantage to tanto style verse standard blade on a good folder.
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Old 2 April 2009, 15:43
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Is there an advantage to tanto style verse standard blade on a good folder.
Generally speaking the point design on a tanto makes it less likely to break off when stabbing (as originally designed to puncture armor).

My $.02? Determine what you're going to use it for and buy a design that supports it. (See LRS post on page 3).
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I need a partially serrated blade for cutting lines. If you are working on or around the water, I really suggest having something partially serrated.
That is the reason I always carry a partially serrated blade.

No serrated blade made for a pretty hairy ride on a 32' Egg Harbor with twin screws once. We lost one of the props due to the drive shaft getting wrapped with a polypro line from a lobster pot. The boat's owner went into 50 degree water in his skivvies and tried to cut the line, but could not due to his having a knife with a straight edge. A serrated knife would have cut right through the line. We had to return into a harbor with a narrow opening and a tight fit through a railroad and then a highway drawbridge. Trying to do that with one screw and a hard outgoing moon tide was no freaking fun...

One of the best knives I own is a five dollar Dexter Russell serrated knife with their trademark white plastic handle and a plastic sheath. When I go saltwater fishing it is a great thing to have because it works so well and it's cheap so you don't care if it gets abused by the saltwater and the sand, etc.

Yes, I am a knife junkie...
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Old 3 April 2009, 23:11
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For cutting lines out of wheels, we used to take 2 hack saw blades and put them in the saw opposite each other so you would cut in both directions. Works real well, even on poly lines.
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