Dana Larson
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Pocket Knives

Started this discussion. Last reply by Rockozt Jun 25, 2013. 65 Replies


Started this discussion. Last reply by Michael J. Austin Jul 23, 2009. 2 Replies


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Rockozt replied to Dana Larson's discussion Pocket Knives
"Next time you look, check out the RAT-1 folder from Ontario Knife Company, best $30 folder you can buy. Tough AUS8 steel, very sharp outta the box, and you can be rough with them."
Jun 25, 2013
Chad H replied to Dana Larson's discussion Pocket Knives
"My EDC is a Kershaw Burst with Speedsafe. I did swap between that and a CRKT M16 however my wife took that one over. When I bought them I went in to purchase a Benchmade Griptalion but considering I work on bridges for a living a drop would not be…"
Jun 24, 2013
Steve replied to Dana Larson's discussion Pocket Knives
"I live in the UK so EDC pocket knife choices are hugely limited...no switchblades, balisongs or locking blades.   I carry a Wenger Soldier (I've carried a SAK of some description or another since I was a young…"
Jun 24, 2013
Isaac Friedman replied to Dana Larson's discussion Pocket Knives
"Back home in the states I carry a leatherman wave or a cheap no-name folding knife. My good buck knife stays on my desk. Here there are metal detectors everywhere, so no EDC."
Jun 23, 2013
Travis Spuhler replied to Dana Larson's discussion Pocket Knives
"I also like the Victorinox Multi-tool, use it at work almost everyday. To me, the Victorinox is made with such a high level of craftsmanship and the quality of metal used just beats Leatherman and Gerber hands-down. Though, I will have to check out…"
Jun 22, 2013
TKM replied to Dana Larson's discussion Pocket Knives
"I carried the Gerber Hinderer on duty for awhile, fully serrated with a blunt tip, seatbelt cutter and glass breaker...It's a good knife, deployed quick and I could use it with gloves on,  but I like the Leatherman for the screwdriver...I…"
Jun 22, 2013
Nate Thallas replied to Dana Larson's discussion Pocket Knives
"I carry my Leatherman on my belt and a Maxam liner-lock rescue knife clipped to my pocket. I love my leatherman, but some times getting the blade out in a hurry is problematic."
Jun 22, 2013
TKM replied to Dana Larson's discussion Pocket Knives
"On duty, I carry a Leatherman PST on my hip, which does everything from screw the shoulder mic onto my radio, light repairs around the office, and cut whatever needs cutting...Being that I use the blade on the PST for work, I keep a small lockback…"
Jun 21, 2013
Greg Carter replied to Dana Larson's discussion Pocket Knives
"When out camping I always bring along my grandfather's Schrade 346 folding knife. Every I carry a Benchmade folder, and I agree that a Leatherman is a must. They are just too useful."
Jun 3, 2013
Nathan Noble replied to Dana Larson's discussion Pocket Knives
"Living out in the country as I do, I don't have to worry as much about the type or size of blade I carry until I go to my job... So my choices for an E.D.C.(every. Day carry) are a little more open than say your average office worker. I use a…"
Aug 4, 2012
Samuel Fiscus replied to Dana Larson's discussion Pocket Knives
"I usually just carry around a multitool, maybe a safety knife for work. Technically not supposed to have either on me while on the job, but they're so much better than trying to cut through lumber banding with a centimeter-long piece of dull…"
Aug 3, 2012
Tony h replied to Dana Larson's discussion Pocket Knives
"I carry an SOG Topo and a two blade case. I also keep a Letherman wave in the car."
Aug 3, 2012
David Terry replied to Dana Larson's discussion Pocket Knives
"While in the office, I carry a Buck Whittaker, which has a tiny blade and an LED light. Really handy. While out and about, I always carry my swiss army knife (Spartan model).  While hiking or working around the house, I carry my very early…"
Aug 3, 2012
Chris moore replied to Dana Larson's discussion Pocket Knives
"I rotate my knife EDC but most times its a strider smf and a multitool of some kind."
Aug 3, 2012
Xander Cesari replied to Dana Larson's discussion Pocket Knives
"Who says that cheap and quality can't be had in one knife? Try an Opinel; French made, carbon steel, folding blade and terrific quality. I paid about $13 for the last one I purchased, so if it gets lost or stolen you won't even turn…"
Oct 14, 2010
David replied to Dana Larson's discussion Pocket Knives
"I carry an emerson commander and a gerber multiplier. both are great but may be to big for some men to comfortably carry daily or in some types of business. I have buck and spyderco, benchmade, victronox crnt and others but the two I carry every day…"
Oct 14, 2010

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Working out, swimming, reading, traveling, learing foreign languages/random stuff in general, MMORPGs
Fantasy (AD&D), biographies, history. Unfortunately, I have become less a book reader and more a magazine reader these days (current events). I really like The Economist.
Grosse Pointe Blank, Harry Potter flicks, Comedy (loved The Hangover, Harold and Kumar Go to White Castle, and Beefest), I am open to watching anything, as long as Shia LaBeouf isn't in it.
Depeche Mode, The Cure, Underworld, Massive Attack, Trip Hop, Trance, Goth, Dark Wave, some rap, R&B, and hip-hop (do people even use that word for the genre anymore?)
"That which does not kill us only makes us stranger."
-Trevor Goodchild from Aeon Flux
My B.S. is in Chemical and Petroleum Enigneering. Currently, I am employed as an acquisitions engineer for an oil and gas company.

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At 1:22pm on July 21, 2009, Brett McKay said…
Welcome to the community Dana. Digging the cuff links in your pic.
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Welcome to the AoM Community. Glad to have you!
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