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Most Fidget Friendly Knife

Postby Dazen » Thu Jan 02, 2020 10:34 am

I’m curious what knife y’all like to fidget with the most. I’m a comp lock fan mainly for that reason, but my favorite knife to fidget with to date is a liner lock. Mine is the:

Magnitude- it flies open effortlessly in 4 different ways, and I love the balance and weight of the knife while doing so.

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Re: Most Fidget Friendly Knife

Postby VooDooChild » Thu Jan 02, 2020 10:48 am

Im not a fidgeter.
But the para 3 lightweight is very fidget friendly.

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Re: Most Fidget Friendly Knife

Postby Mushroom » Thu Jan 02, 2020 10:50 am

Generally, I’m against using the term “fidget factor” when talking about knives but I’d be lying if I said I’ve never caught myself “fidgeting” with a knife before.

Specifically, the Squarehead model. It’s like the size of a worry stone but has all the function of a knife. Simply just rolling the blade open and closing it is enough “fidget” for me. :)
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Re: Most Fidget Friendly Knife

Postby TkoK83Spy » Thu Jan 02, 2020 10:51 am

Same here, not big on fidgeting...but the Smock is definitely fun to play with.
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Re: Most Fidget Friendly Knife

Postby Sharp Guy » Thu Jan 02, 2020 10:59 am

I have to admit, I had my Sliverax out of my pocket a few times yesterday, nothing to cut just opening and closing it. :)
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Re: Most Fidget Friendly Knife

Postby kodai78 » Thu Jan 02, 2020 11:05 am

Smock! I can open and close one handed.
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Re: Most Fidget Friendly Knife

Postby acer » Thu Jan 02, 2020 11:06 am

If we are talking, sat on the sofa , with that gratifying clicking noise coming from my para 3 and that look of Oh NOT AGAIN from my girlfriend sat on the other sofa with ear muff on then yes count me in 😁

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Re: Most Fidget Friendly Knife

Postby infinkc » Thu Jan 02, 2020 11:18 am


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Re: Most Fidget Friendly Knife

Postby ladybug93 » Thu Jan 02, 2020 11:22 am

i’ll fidget with any knife, but my two most fidget-friendly spydercos are the yojimbo 2 with its heavy blade and comp lock and dragonfly 2 salt for its small size and easy one hand manipulation.

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Re: Most Fidget Friendly Knife

Postby curlyhairedboy » Thu Jan 02, 2020 11:29 am

infinkc wrote:
Thu Jan 02, 2020 11:18 am
Agreed. Wish they weren't rare as gold, I miss using one.
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Re: Most Fidget Friendly Knife

Postby GiftedMisfit » Thu Jan 02, 2020 12:18 pm

Manix 2 has an unusual clicking noise due to the ball bearing.
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Re: Most Fidget Friendly Knife

Postby Cscottsss » Thu Jan 02, 2020 12:32 pm

Para 3, Para 3 LW, PM2

I hope to add a Smock to the collection soon and can't wait to try it.

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Re: Most Fidget Friendly Knife

Postby Ric » Thu Jan 02, 2020 1:19 pm

Para 3

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Re: Most Fidget Friendly Knife

Postby DSH007 » Thu Jan 02, 2020 2:02 pm

Hah, I've never really considered myself a "fidgeter".. and I certainly don't agree with those people who view "fidget-factor" as a primary consideration when choosing a knife.. that said, I sure do seem to get in an inordinate amount of "deployment practice" when I carry my Smock. ;)
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Re: Most Fidget Friendly Knife

Postby Evil D » Thu Jan 02, 2020 2:11 pm

Probably one of my Sliverax. The pivot action is unreal and multiple opening methods are fun.

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Re: Most Fidget Friendly Knife

Postby benben » Thu Jan 02, 2020 2:23 pm

Just for their small size, the Techno and the Lil' Native.

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Re: Most Fidget Friendly Knife

Postby Qcrazy » Thu Jan 02, 2020 2:25 pm

I don't fidget much either, though to break a knife in I will cycle it until it feels smooth to me. One of my favorites is the Meerkat. Just a pinch of the scales, slight movement of the wrist and the blade opens or closes effortlessly.

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Re: Most Fidget Friendly Knife

Postby JuPaul » Thu Jan 02, 2020 3:21 pm

Two more votes for the Smock and the Sliverax. Both very hard not to fidget with.
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Re: Most Fidget Friendly Knife

Postby Larry_Mott » Thu Jan 02, 2020 3:28 pm

I hardly even flick my blade open anymore, just use the dang thing when i need it, must be old age..
The only knives i have opened and closed excesively just ..because are my BM Onslaught (i know, i know, but it's a Bob Lum design! :P )
The Ikuchi and my Mk2 Starmate that has a detent so weak i can wrist flick it open easily, and it's very smooth closing as well.
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Re: Most Fidget Friendly Knife

Postby dan31 » Thu Jan 02, 2020 3:42 pm

benben wrote:
Thu Jan 02, 2020 2:23 pm
Just for their small size, the Techno and the Lil' Native.
For sure on these two. Techno just for the sound and feeling of the lockup.

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