I can see from the response in this thread that there are many people who do carry multiple knives amongst other things. I guess that living in a different country we have different views on different things. Obviously you have your reasons for doing so. I can also see that many also carry guns for obvious reasons.
I guess living in Aust where carrying guns and knives is illegal, I would not understand the same logic as you do in the states, only coz i've never been there.
Everything I've said has only been in my opinion. I personally don't see any need to carry more than 2 of anything at any one time, whether it be knives, guns, torches, pens, or anything. I, myself have a big knife collection, and other 'illegal' weapons... and they all stay at home except for what I feel necessary to carry for self defense. I do carry 2 knives (ladybug and endura)which are legal to carry. I also carry pepper spray and an expandable baton, which are illegal to have in possession let alone carry, but I find necessary for my own protection coz I know that by the time the cops arrive, I could already be a dead man. But in anycase, point is, I don't carry just one form of protection or just one type of tool!
backup tool, yes!
2nd backup? maybe
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th.....backup? dont' see the need.
that's how I feel anyway.
I have been in dangerous situations before. I've saved my mates life by breaking a guys arm and knocking another guy out with my baton. I've also saved my own life by using pepper on a group of drunken guys the size of football players. only time I use my knife is to cut things, not people.
I know that different knives are made for different purposes, but IMO, when you carry a heap of Spydies, many with the same blade type of metal and cutting edge, It makes no difference which one you use. Am i correct?
don't get me wrong. i'm NOT saying it's wrong to carry ten million knives. i just don't feel it's necessary. that's all.
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