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Can't say enough about this recommendation. Been using it for years (work in an office environment). Small, sleek, sharp and easy to keep sharp. Inexpensive so if you lose it then you won't cry; you just get another one. Mine gets used everyday. It is also in my pocket when I am fishing, hunting and working around the house.Kershaw leek
I've got the original in titanium with the red spacer. It is indeed slim, small, ridiculously light, and not something I EDC because of the reasons you're returning yours. It is however, perfect for a night out or social functions where I don't want a PM2 in my pocket.ZT 0450? I ordered one that just showed up yesterday. It’s going back because it’s a little too slim/small for my needs, but if you like ZT the 0450 might work for yours.
Funny you mention that about Kershaw Speedsafe. I have a beater Kershaw for my office for boxes. Like a $20. knife. Works perfectly for that application, but it is all black and with speedsafe, people around the office think it is more dangerous than it is. I suppose the tanto profile makes it look a bit stabby too.Ok, I went through this myself, though I never actually got the job. The leek is a good option but I might stay away from speedsafe knives because the fast deployment may bring attention. My parameters were sub 3” blade, manual deployment, a somewhat dressed up an non tactical appearance (whip any of these out to open a box in the office and people will think you’re fancy, not killy) which led me to alternative handle materials and a subsequent increase in price. Most of the knives I’m about to list are north of $200 some pushing $300 and the small Sebenza’s are close to $475-$500 because they’re all dressed up versions. Hence, gentleman folder. Some are lock backs, Sebenza’s are frame lock and I think the Domino is a liner lock and a flipper. Hope this helps.
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Spyderco Delica 4 damascus and titanium
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Spyderco Domino carbon fiber
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Chris Reeves small Sebenza 21 insingo carbon fiber
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Soyderco Native 5 carbon fiber
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That should be a small sebenza drop point with micarta inlays, this has been difficult to do on the phone. Ohh edit, it’s a lefty model too, perfect for me!View attachment 326351
That's the same one; Ti with red. It actually feels about the same size as - but maybe just smaller than - my BM 940, which works well enough for EDC, but I figured I don't need two knives that are so close. With the decision made I did the only reasonable thing and bought one bigger knife and one much, much smaller knife instead. Both show up on Friday. I'm so excited I might have to work from home and open the front door every 3 minutes until they arrive.I've got the original in titanium with the red spacer. It is indeed slim, small, ridiculously light, and not something I EDC because of the reasons you're returning yours. It is however, perfect for a night out or social functions where I don't want a PM2 in my pocket.
Yeah I guess if he needs a flipper then I suggest an RJ MartinDid not see a flipper on his site.
Not a knife guy but WOW those are beautiful. Fell out of my chair when I saw the price though. Those are some works of artWilliam Henry if you want a gentleman’s knife.
Most everything listed here has not fit that description. Almost all suggestions have been small tactical knives.
Yeah they make beautiful pieces. Seems the have some higher end stuff lately. You used to be able to get some more basic items with simple bolsters and sexy koa wood and stuff like that for say $325. That was a while ago though.Not a knife guy but WOW those are beautiful. Fell out of my chair when I saw the price though. Those are some works of art