collapse

Donate Flag2GC

Donate to Toys for Tots!
Become a 2018 AZXC Supporting Member just Click the Donate button.

* Calendar

May 2018
Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
1 2 3 4 5
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
20 21 22 23 24 [25] 26
27 28 29 30 31

No calendar events were found.

Upcoming Events

Sorry! There are no calendar events available at the moment.

* Newest Member

* Who's Online

  • Dot Guests: 17
  • Dot Hidden: 0
  • Dot Users: 1
  • Dot Users Online:

* User Info

 
 
Welcome, Guest. Please login or register.
goto AZXC

Go To AZXC

goto AZTC

GoTo AZFC

GoTo AZPC

Forum Chatbox

Refresh History
  • Thupertrooper (Victor): Next time for sure @timh. It was a fun time got to meet some new friends awesome time.
    May 22, 2018, 06:26:25 AM
  • Rosie: It was a great time!
    May 21, 2018, 07:58:17 PM
  • timh: I should have camped with you guys this past weekend.  The guys I was with were hellbent on fishing so we went over to Ashurst Lake.  We had to hideout in their van from the cold wind all evening.
    May 21, 2018, 04:08:45 PM
  • Thupertrooper (Victor): Tim
    May 19, 2018, 08:20:11 AM
  • 14Frontier: Who has the white xterra and dutch oven trailer?
    May 18, 2018, 03:45:45 PM
  • pinchel (Rob): New camp coordinates posted in OP
    May 18, 2018, 01:04:02 PM
  • pinchel (Rob): Coordinates to be posted soon. Camp had to change due to restricted areas.
    May 18, 2018, 12:55:37 PM
  • XTiki: maybe we can look for y'all up there that day and drive by at night before we go to hotel
    May 18, 2018, 08:33:10 AM
  • XTiki: Have the coordinates for the campsite
    May 18, 2018, 08:32:35 AM
  • pinchel (Rob): See you at #OverlandExpoWest
    May 17, 2018, 09:01:20 PM
  • pinchel (Rob): Happy Mother's Day!
    May 13, 2018, 07:31:48 AM
  • pinchel (Rob): hi
    May 11, 2018, 04:59:13 PM
  • Thupertrooper (Victor): hi
    May 09, 2018, 08:16:27 PM
  • PitSnipe (Kyle): hola
    May 09, 2018, 12:52:52 PM
  • Desertrunner2169: Hey y’all
    May 09, 2018, 10:31:21 AM
  • Thupertrooper (Victor): Didnt win the overland expo coolride contest so ill see you guys at the campsite 8)
    May 08, 2018, 11:09:36 AM
  • Thupertrooper (Victor): June Meet up dates [link]
    May 07, 2018, 08:01:44 PM
  • Thupertrooper (Victor): To many Jeeps at the meets but good for raffles and giveaways.
    May 05, 2018, 06:17:22 PM
  • pinchel (Rob): If you mean, Desert Rat, it's every 2nd Sat of the month.
    May 03, 2018, 06:09:50 PM
  • pinchel (Rob): Who is they?
    May 03, 2018, 03:49:17 PM
GoTo RockAuto Vinyltats Nissan Accessories & Parts at CARiD.com
Combat Wipes The Scrubblade Advantage
CVT Tents and Awnings Nissan Accessories & Parts at CARiD.com Nissan Accessories & Parts at CARiD.com

Author Topic: Knife Gear!!!  (Read 2208 times)

0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.

Offline Chuy

  • Sr. Member
  • ****
  • Posts: 452
  • Gender: Male
Knife Gear!!!
« on: November 01, 2016, 08:12:14 PM »
Is anyone else a knife nut? For me I have to always carry some sort of sharp tool, its my most used tool on a day to day basis. Especially when wheeling and camping. I have owned many brands of knifes over the years, but I think I have narrowed down my favorites.

#1 SAK aka The Swiss Army Knife, the best in my opinion is the Waiter Plus Large 91mm it has everything you would ever need minus the junk! Its been the best EDC knife ever, legal and very non-offensive all over the world. Everyone needs a SAK waiter somewhere in their collection or gear. I always carry one now, and my wife always keeps one in her purse. I am sure some of you have heard atleast of my wine bottle stories where a SAK has saved the day.



#2 The Mora!!! Its doesnt matter what Mora you own as long as its high carbon steel scandi grind. By far the best outdoor fixed blade knife ever designed or made. It simply runs circles around any buck, camillus, Ka-Bar, SRK etc. It is probably the most practical classic knife ever designed in history. It literally does it all, I have owned just about every model, the clipper, classic 1,2, and 3, Bushcrafter, etc. They are all great and can handle any task from processing a hug size log into pencil size kindling, from chopping down a wrist thick tree.



#3 DPX HEST/F, by far my favorite EDC knife design. Its like a swiss army knife but for adults. It can triple as a pry bar, bottle opener, and legit glass breaker. It has become my favorite folder with the introduction of the titanium HEST/F Urban making it more legal and more robust in a smaller, people friendly package. Nothing really compares, designed by RYP Mr. Danger himself and backed with a no BS lifetime warranty. I never leave home without it. Here is a side by side shot between my other popular titanium folder small Chris Reeve Insingo.

[/URL]

Honorable Mentions:

Best Ultra Light EDC Folder: Benchmade 940 a classic gem with the AXIS lock for left and right handers
Best Budget folder: ESEE Avispa 3.5", and Zancudo under 3", no other knife offers the durability and speed at this price
Best titanium folder: Chris Reeve Insingo small & large a true classic and lifetime heirloom warranty
Best Budget Outdoor Production Fixed Blade: ESEE Laser Strike, no BS lifetime warranty everything in one package
Best Outdoor fixed Blade: Bark River Bushcrafter, 3V steel lifetime warranty nothing comes close
Best Fixed Blade: Skookum Bush Tool by Rod Garcia, the best of the best expect a 3 year wait to get one ( I have owned 2)

I have to plug one more item the Leatherman wave, best multi tool ever period! get the TTi with S30V blade!
« Last Edit: November 01, 2016, 08:32:57 PM by Chuy »
Roads? Where we're going, we don't need roads.

Offline PitSnipe (Kyle)

  • Club Vice President
  • Administrator
  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 1482
  • Gender: Male
    • Kyle Zastrow
    • xterraguy81
Re: Knife Gear!!!
« Reply #1 on: November 01, 2016, 11:04:28 PM »
I always carry one on me. I have 4 in the X. One in my camping box. Two in my tool box at work. one in my tool box at home. One on my dresser and 4 more in my dreaser. I love knives.
Eight Time ToTM Winner. July 2013, December 2013, July 2014, December 2014, May 2015, August 2016, February 2017, September 2017

Offline coatimundi01

  • Full Member
  • ***
  • Posts: 210
  • Gender: Male
Re: Knife Gear!!!
« Reply #2 on: November 02, 2016, 12:23:01 AM »
My three go-to hunting knives. A Browning fixed, a Gerber folder, and the little folder is a Case.




Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
Wishin' I was fishin'...

Offline Thupertrooper (Victor)

  • AZXC Event Coordinator
  • Global Moderator
  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 822
  • Gender: Male
Re: Knife Gear!!!
« Reply #3 on: November 02, 2016, 04:28:32 PM »
You can never have to many knives 8)

Heres my EDC setup

Gerber 1 hand pliers for work(I dont carry pocket knives anymore as they seem to fall out and i tend to lose them)

Gerber Obsidian knife with bottle opener and screw drivers when i dont have my pliers.




These are my camping/outdoors knives for me and the GF

Top is the Gerber LMF II Infantry (I carry one and another in bug out bag)

Gerber Warrant (GFs)

Boker fixed old school (usually my Rocky Point fishing knife since its old and rusted already.)

Kershaw folding (GFs purse knife)



As you can see im a Gerber knife guy but only because they haven't failed me yet even the ones that they make in China.

I do have extra sets of Gerber pliers either in tools and in the truck in case i forget mine.

Offline Chuy

  • Sr. Member
  • ****
  • Posts: 452
  • Gender: Male
Re: Knife Gear!!!
« Reply #4 on: November 02, 2016, 06:02:43 PM »
Gerber makes excellent knifes and has some very original designs. They led the way for a very long time in the knife industry with their multi tools, fixed blades, and folding knifes. Some people may remember that the original Bear Grylls knife was a Gerber Gator.
Roads? Where we're going, we don't need roads.

Offline DBAX

  • Sr. Member
  • ****
  • Posts: 391
  • Gender: Male
Re: Knife Gear!!!
« Reply #5 on: November 03, 2016, 08:02:27 AM »
My collection is a lot of Gerber starting from the early 80's, Benchmade (ooh fancy), Kershaw, and Cold Steel. Assorted Case, buck too. Then some odds and ends from local artisans from near and afar.
I love me some edges.
I got your "Jeep thing", now it burns when I pee..

Offline PitSnipe (Kyle)

  • Club Vice President
  • Administrator
  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 1482
  • Gender: Male
    • Kyle Zastrow
    • xterraguy81
Re: Knife Gear!!!
« Reply #6 on: November 03, 2016, 08:34:13 AM »


Top one is my every day carry. Its a CRKT M21-12G and I absolutely love it.

The rainbow one is a Kershaw and is the perfect "little" concealment knife.

Next one down is my hunting, camping, out in the desert knife. Morakiniv is the brand and it is Swedish. I picked this up at the Outdoor Expo this year after failing to buy one last year. Thanks to Avi for snagging the last one.

Bottom one is a Tac Force knife. Its a cheap knife, but I love the blade. 

And finally the trusty Swiss Army knife. My dad gave me this when I was little.

If you need a knife sharpened I highly suggest you check out The Clipper Shack. Only place I trust. https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=2&cad=rja&uact=8&ved=0ahUKEwiG4_-79IzQAhUnsVQKHdPIDloQFggiMAE&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.facebook.com%2FClipperShackAZ%2F&usg=AFQjCNFyMEshW7OxFXDzvb1qTAOw2UN6iA&sig2=v5IqEBdqU7EW7RB_q7Mh1Q&bvm=bv.137132246,d.cGw

Stand by for the rest of my collection.
« Last Edit: November 03, 2016, 08:37:08 AM by PitSnipe (Kyle) »
Eight Time ToTM Winner. July 2013, December 2013, July 2014, December 2014, May 2015, August 2016, February 2017, September 2017

 



Copyright ©2015 Arizona Xterra Club The Nissan names, logos and slogans are registered trademarks of Nissan Motor Co. Ltd and is no way affiliated with this site. All posts are the property of the posters and are not the responsibility of the Arizona Xterra Club, it's affiliates, web hosts or associated companies.