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If you could only have ONE knife?? Fixed blade, what would it be.

Impala_Guy

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I would say the Cold Steel Trailmaster would be a close second....only because its large and less maneuverable than the WR FC7. Has to be the San Mai laminate version with the rolled edge. It's a brutally sharp knife with a profile like a katana, not flat ground down to a little tiny edge. It's literally hair shaving sharp out of the box and it's actually a little intimidating to even handle. You have to see for yourself.
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I wonder why no one here mentioned TOPS knives.

I like some of their designs too, such as the Hawke Hellion, or their Steel Eagle series.
 
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For years I only had TWO knives, a pair of Lakota fixed blades. The FinWing and the Hawk. The FinWing went EVERYWHERE with me, on my belt on my bike. Great knives.

The Buck 110, any ESEE, Boker, and that is without getting into the highend stuff, there are plenty of choices nowadays.
 

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While not art, a $15.00 Mora will equal or outperform most of the knives out there. They are an incredible deal, just not that pretty, and work really well at a wide range of tasks. That plastic sheath is real ugly, but functional.
IMHO if you can only have one knife, Function before looks
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One of my instructors said: "It does not matter if you stab somebody with a $30 or a $300 knife. The outcome is what matters - your enemy should be dead!"
True enough, but there is a certain dignity added to being stabbed with a Bob Loveless or a Randall vs. a dollar store steak knife. I mean, I don’t ever want to be shot either, but if I ever am I hope to hell it isn’t from a Hi-Point.
 

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there is the right tool for the job at hand so there is no one knife

a knife is a tool so,

you would not use a 30 pound sledge hammer to put down carpet with tacks and you do not use a tack hammer to split fire wood

you may be able to get away with 3 maybe 4 knives properly sized scaled for various tasks
 

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there is the right tool for the job at hand so there is no one knife

a knife is a tool so,

you would not use a 30 pound sledge hammer to put down carpet with tacks and you do not use a tack hammer to split fire wood

you may be able to get away with 300 maybe 400 knives properly sized scaled for various tasks
...... fixed so I don't feel bad about the house of steel I could build... ;)
 
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