Are you carrying knives with an index choil?

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Are you carrying knives with index choils tonight?

Yes
39
48%
Some of the knives on me have them, some don't
23
28%
No
17
21%
Other
2
2%
 
Total votes: 81

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Are you carrying knives with an index choil?

Postby AccountDeletedUserRequest » Sat Oct 05, 2019 7:48 pm

Poll time.

As I type this I have two Spydercos and a Leatherman on me. No index choils.

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Re: Are you carrying knives with an index choil?

Postby DukeBrnz » Sat Oct 05, 2019 7:52 pm

This green DF2 on me has one.

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Re: Are you carrying knives with an index choil?

Postby blades&wrenches » Sat Oct 05, 2019 8:05 pm

Got a KC Cruwear Native on me now, so yes!

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Postby jpm2 » Sat Oct 05, 2019 8:08 pm

Para3, native5, sage1, urban, dragonfly = yes
GEC66, Delica4 = no

I voted yes. :)

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Re: Are you carrying knives with an index choil?

Postby ladybug93 » Sat Oct 05, 2019 8:09 pm

manix 2 lw and pacific salt at the moment. i love both.

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Re: Are you carrying knives with an index choil?

Postby Ez556 » Sat Oct 05, 2019 8:19 pm

Manix 2 LW on me today (and usually), but I do have to say, cutting apples today I wish I didn’t, it seemed to get in the way more than help. I do agree with some points in the “detailed work” thread that in most cases, if you need to do “detailed work”, you are gonna be using a shorter blade rather than a big blade with a choil. I like carrying a >3” blade. I’d like to see some more choil-less designs out of Golden that fit an “EDC” roll. The only ones now, being the Yojimbo, Wolf Spyder and soon to be Siren, are more “specialized” in their design. Something in the general vein of a Tenacious would be awesome. I do have a Pacific Salt on the way, so I will be carrying a choil-less knife with me more often.
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Re: Are you carrying knives with an index choil?

Postby JuPaul » Sat Oct 05, 2019 8:43 pm

Mantra today, so no choil. But I do use them and like them on many models.
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Postby The Meat man » Sat Oct 05, 2019 8:50 pm

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Re: Are you carrying knives with an index choil?

Postby Cambertree » Sat Oct 05, 2019 9:41 pm

PE leaf blade Caribbean, nope. AEB-L Urban, yes.

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Re: Are you carrying knives with an index choil?

Postby prndltech » Sat Oct 05, 2019 10:13 pm

No choil. RAT 1 with orange handles today.
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Postby wrdwrght » Sat Oct 05, 2019 10:18 pm

M4 Shaman, so yes. Manbug Salt sheepsfoot, so no.
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Re: Are you carrying knives with an index choil?

Postby MichaelScott » Sat Oct 05, 2019 10:36 pm

A Para 3 LW.
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Re: Are you carrying knives with an index choil?

Postby Airlsee » Sat Oct 05, 2019 10:50 pm

Sage 5; Yes

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Re: Are you carrying knives with an index choil?

Postby Wartstein » Sat Oct 05, 2019 10:55 pm

Pacific Salt, so no choil.

But as on most knives I choke up with the index finger on the blade (here: The Ricasso) frequently. Probably even my most common grip.
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Re: Are you carrying knives with an index choil?

Postby Sharp Guy » Sat Oct 05, 2019 11:25 pm

I had the Manix 2 LW CTS-XHP on my today. So yes. But I have several that don't have an index finger choil and like those just as much if not better
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Re: Are you carrying knives with an index choil?

Postby knivesandbooks » Sun Oct 06, 2019 12:37 am

Lt Wright Patriot, no
SE Delica Wharncliffe, no
GEC Possum Skinner, no
S90v orange Native 5 lw, yes.

Wish the native 5 didn't but I like it regardless.
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Re: Are you carrying knives with an index choil?

Postby Mattysc42 » Sun Oct 06, 2019 2:13 am

Maxamet manix and native salt, so yes.
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Re: Are you carrying knives with an index choil?

Postby The Deacon » Sun Oct 06, 2019 4:47 am

I voted "other" for two reasons. First because at this hour of the morning I'm sitting in front of my computer in a pair of gym shorts, so no pockets, no knives "on me". Second because one of the three knives I carry most days is a Jester, which lacks a choil, but is rarely ever used and because I do occasionally carry, and use, a Centofante Memory when headed to Greenville. Otherwise, it's mostly always some version of the Stretch, Chaparral, or Native, plus some version of the Kiwi that are in my pockets.
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Re: Are you carrying knives with an index choil?

Postby Sumdumguy » Sun Oct 06, 2019 5:05 am

Caribbean, Mantra 1 and Jester.

No choils here.

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Re: Are you carrying knives with an index choil?

Postby sok » Sun Oct 06, 2019 5:46 am

Yes. I am carrying an Advocate. The only knives in my “users” box that don’t have a choil are a Bradley Air and an old Blur, and they are only carried in certain instances. Ninety five percent of the time my answer would be yes.


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