Favorite knife? What is your most 'Prized' knife...

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Favorite knife? What is your most 'Prized' knife...

Postby Pharmagator » Tue Aug 17, 2010 7:25 pm

I assume that the great majority of us would list Spyderco as our favorite knife company, and many collect only Spyderco knives... but we all have a most prized knife... one that is the 'top of the top shelf' in our collection...

I am not talking about your favorite user... (mine would be my old PS Military or perhaps my new Para-2)

but what is your most prized knife overall?
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Postby Chris_Himself » Tue Aug 17, 2010 7:31 pm

My Emerson CQC7
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Postby Evil D » Tue Aug 17, 2010 7:33 pm

Most dear to me is this old unknown brand fixed knife that i've had since i was about 8 years old. I don't ever use it...it just sits in a box. It's just one of those things i'm nostalgic about.

Other than that i'm really really close to my Caly 3. I can see myself handing this knife down to my son someday.
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Postby The General » Tue Aug 17, 2010 7:34 pm

My Trond/Steen hand made Damasteel large scandi knife. Simply stunning and performs like no other.
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Postby Pharmagator » Tue Aug 17, 2010 7:48 pm

I have nearly a hundred knives... collecting for 40+ years... most are Spyderco...

but my most prized knife is my Dad's old Buck 'muskrat' that he carried daily, and only came to me after he died...

I wonder what my son will do when he is going through all my 'collections' and realized that his dad was a certified pack-rat... (with good taste, imo)
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Postby THE PUNISHER » Tue Aug 17, 2010 7:50 pm

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Postby Ankerson » Tue Aug 17, 2010 8:13 pm

Folder = Custom Demko

Fixed Blade = Busse NMFBM LE

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Postby boxer93 » Tue Aug 17, 2010 8:15 pm

My Coors prototype Q
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Postby RIOT » Tue Aug 17, 2010 8:16 pm

1. Delica 25th

or

2. 1st made Spyderco the Worker with the 2 screw clip

cant decide

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Postby HotSoup » Tue Aug 17, 2010 8:17 pm

Probably my Police III.

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Postby mikerestivo » Tue Aug 17, 2010 8:25 pm

Probably my CF Manix 2, S90V, or my Persian.

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Postby demtek9 » Tue Aug 17, 2010 8:34 pm

Emerson CQC-6 wave I got from Ernie at the 2003 Guild show.
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Postby zidfeldts » Tue Aug 17, 2010 8:45 pm

A Boker tree brand stockman with a punch blade that my grandfather carried is my one favorite. I cleaned it up so it looks like new. The clip blade is slightly broken on the tip but it is still solid. It must be over 50 years old, he has been gone for 25 years so I can't ask him.

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Postby nofatchicks » Tue Aug 17, 2010 8:47 pm

I have approximately 20 Spydies and my favourite would have to be......

CF Military S90V.... to admire and pet. It is a very sexy knife!
D2 Paramilitary.... to actually use. It is big enough to handle everything I would ever want to do and small and light enough that it is a practical EDC. BEST BUY FOR MY NEEDS!
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Postby MCM » Tue Aug 17, 2010 8:49 pm

Microtech Terzuola's & LCC's
Spyderco? my (3) CF Military S90V's
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More S90v & CF please.......

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Postby JRSFITNESS » Tue Aug 17, 2010 9:03 pm

My grandfather gave my mom a miniature working folding buck replica that is an earring and she gave it to me a couple of years ago.

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Postby clovisc » Tue Aug 17, 2010 11:02 pm

pre-production chokwe folder... :D
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Postby Mr.Sparkitle » Wed Aug 18, 2010 1:15 am

I would have to go with my D2 para. There is just some thing about the lock, the color, the steel, the ergos, it's just the perfect knife. I have plenty of other spidies, but that one gets more pocket time than any other.
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Postby bh49 » Wed Aug 18, 2010 5:08 am

I have about 70 knives, use to have more :o .
All of them, except two are Spyderco.
My favorite knife, my favorite EDC, and favorite user is C83 Persian. Fits my hand like a glove and drop dead gorgeous.
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My top choices Natives5, Calys, C83 Persian

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Postby The Deacon » Wed Aug 18, 2010 5:14 am

Hard one. Can't really pick one, or even two. There are a few I've received from Sal as gifts which I cherish and would not know how to rank. Same with a few, both Spyderco and other, that I've received as gifts from good friends. To rank one above the other would be both impossible and somewhat rude. There's the C83 Persian which was first prize in a popularity contest here. There's my sambar stag Kiwi that's as close to my vision of the ultimate version of model as I'm ever likely to see. There's Ed Schempp's custom all damascus prototype of the C105 Persian. And the list goes on.
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