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EDC Knives

While it has evolved significantly over the years, the knife is still one of mankind's oldest and most important tools. It can be extremely useful - you can open clamshells and boxes with it, prepare food, cut ropes and fix things around the household, and it's no wonder why there are so many professions (such as hunters, butchers, fishers, military service members and others) carrying an EDC folding knife on them at all times.
Brad Zinker might not be as well-known as, say, Ken Onion — but there's still no denying just how spectacular his Urban Trapper design from Boker is. One of Edc Knives the brand's absolute thinnest everyday carry knives that still has a frame lock built into the handle, this is a gentleman's folder if there ever was one.

The big choil integrated into the blade and handle allows for a choke grip that lets you have fine control over the blade, but you can also take a more stand off approach and grasp the entirety of the grippy G10 handle scales with a more traditional hold as well.
The blade holds it's edge decently while enduring constant abuse and with stainless steel handles surrounding it, it's certainly not light for its size but it definitely is durable and capable of surviving even the toughest usage, far more than what I'd expect a $15 knife to endure.

Different locks operate in different ways—some are ambidextrous, some move your fingers away from the path of the blade, and so on. Learn more about common knife lock mechanisms in our beginner's guide to knife locks to find the right one for your needs.
It also has the benefit of a dual-sided handle, with one scale crafted from carbon fiber and the other, the one with the sturdy frame lock , made from solid titanium Stylish from any angle, built to take a beating, and crafted by a legendary knifemaker, there's no questioning how stellar this cutting tool is.
Of course, it's still crafted from gorgeous titanium and S35VN steel as standard options, with additions that include beautiful hardwoods or engraving on the handles and a trio of drop-dead gorgeous Damascus steels that replace the standard blade steel.

At just 2.1 oz in weight, you can carry this in a shirt pocket without dragging you down, and the deep carry pocket clip lets you do so without it screaming to everyone that you have a knife when that isn't something you want to do. The thumbstud opening fits into a recess on the handle that allows the blade to close completely without sticking out and ruining the aesthetics of the design, and with the IKBS ball bearings in the pivot, the opening is smooth and quick.
You should ask yourself what would you like to use your pocket knife for, and what do you want it to do. Even though most of the modern EDC knives can do almost anything, you should know that some certain models are better suited for some particular jobs.
All in all, we can say that the buyers of the CRKT Squid are getting a lot of good things for a low price - even though this EDC folding knife has a full metal construction, it still feels great to use it. Its careful design was a big surprise for us.

Everyday carry items are pocket-sized friendly gear that you can take anywhere, and one of the best tools you can bring is a folding pocket knife EDC knives will come in handy more often than not from mundane tasks such as opening mail to survival situations such as cutting paracord or rope.
One of the most striking EDC knives on our list is a solid option for an everyday carry, for any environment. A folding knife is a type of Everyday Carry knife in which the blade and handle are connected by a pivot making it possible for the blade to easily fold into the knife's handle.

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