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20+ Great Things to do with a Pocket Knife

Discussion in 'Bad Dog Cafe' started by mistermullens, Jan 30, 2013.

  1. mistermullens

    mistermullens Poster Extraordinaire

    Jan 3, 2007
    Atlanta Area
    I know there have been a couple of pocket knife threads on this forum, but I came across this last night and thought I'd post it.

    20+ Great Things to do with a Pocket Knife

    I love my pocket knife, and carry it most everyday unless I'm going into a government building or something like that. I find that it is an extremely useful tool. I carried one as a child. My Dad bought my first one when I was in 2nd or 3rd grade, and I still have it. I got away from it for a long time, but I've been carrying one again going on 10+ years. Very useful and you never know when you're going to need it. It is a great tool.

    I posted a link for pocket knife uses, but what are your favorite uses?

    What pocket knife are you using?

    I misplaced my favorite, and I'm currently using my back up which is an old folding Buck knife I found at a gas station.

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    Last edited: Jan 30, 2013
  2. Chud

    Chud Poster Extraordinaire

    Dec 30, 2010
    New York City
    I use mine to skewer meats and pass them around a campfire. :cool:



    :lol::lol:

    Some of those were pretty neat, but most were just kind of ridiculous. #1 as a bottle opener? I'd probably slice off one of my fingers doing that. :neutral:

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  3. fenderbender89

    fenderbender89 TDPRI Member

    55
    Apr 16, 2011
    New York
    Should have been titled 'things knives do'
     
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  5. Maricopa

    Maricopa Friend of Leo's

    Age:
    50
    Feb 4, 2009
    Phx, AZ
    Benchmade Griptillian 4" folder here. Can't imagine how anyone functions without a knife. All day long I open boxes, cut tape etc. but off hours you can open an envelope, clean/trim your nails, peel an apple, take out a sliver, pry something open, cut yourself out of a broken seat belt (yes I actually had to do this once), cut a loose thread off your shirt. Etc., etc.

    A sharp piece of steel is perhaps the most useful thing ever invented.
     
  6. KevinB

    KevinB Doctor of Teleocity

    Mar 4, 2007
    New Jersey
    At weekends, I'm seldom without my Spyderco Endura...

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    And at work - like today - I always have a little Case Peanut in my pocket...

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  7. uriah1

    uriah1 Doctor of Teleocity

    Feb 12, 2011
    Around
    Cutting open :

    1) New amp/toy boxes from UPS
    2) slitting the plastic off new CD's (yes I still get them)
     
  8. mistermullens

    mistermullens Poster Extraordinaire

    Jan 3, 2007
    Atlanta Area
    Changed it just for you.
     
  9. fenderbender89

    fenderbender89 TDPRI Member

    55
    Apr 16, 2011
    New York
    That was my attempt at snarky commentary regarding the content of the attached article. ;)
     
  10. jkrischan

    jkrischan Tele-Afflicted

    Nov 26, 2011
    Buffalo NY
    I always have one, this is my everyday. If you're going to open a bottle with one keep the blade closed and use a blunt surface on the handle as a fulcrum under the bottle cap lid ala the big lighter opener!
     

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  11. mistermullens

    mistermullens Poster Extraordinaire

    Jan 3, 2007
    Atlanta Area
    It's cool. I wasn't happy with the title anyway.
     
  12. emu!

    emu! Poster Extraordinaire

    I still don't understand why it's spelled knife?

    There is NO word currently in the English language spelled nife...so, who in their right mind decided it need the k infront of it? This kind of stuff keeps me up at knight.
     
  13. tonedreamer

    tonedreamer Tele-Holic

    I llike Kershaw knives. I use mine everyday.. feel naked without it. Handy for opening packages

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  14. tonedreamer

    tonedreamer Tele-Holic

    Ha!! (up at knight) lol!!
     
  15. tbp0701

    tbp0701 Tele-Afflicted

    Oct 4, 2005
    Ohio
    I usually carry a Mini-Griptillian, which has been great. I also have a Kershaw Leek, but it's not as tool-like as the Benchmade.

    To round out everyday carry stuff, I have a Leatherman Micra and a Streamlight Key-Mate on my keychain.
     
  16. Telecritter

    Telecritter Tele-Meister

    128
    Nov 9, 2012
    UK
    Use a titanium spyderco UKPK for everyday bits and pieces, and a victorinox classic on my keys...though do have a Busse in the cupboard...
     
  17. T Prior

    T Prior Poster Extraordinaire

    Mar 17, 2003
    Charlotte NC
    # 21.. give them as gifts ! Everyone loves a Pocket Knife....


    I am a Sales guy, sometimes when I run small seminars I give out Pocket Knives as gifts to the attendees...
     
  18. Frodebro

    Frodebro Doctor of Teleocity

    Aug 17, 2012
    Seattle
  19. BobbyZ

    BobbyZ Poster Extraordinaire

    Jan 12, 2011
    Snellman MN
    I've had a pocket knife of one kind or another since I was 6 or 7 years old. Been a Leatherman Multi tool for maybe ten years now. Before that a Buck Knife. One time when flying out of Montana I for got the Buck Knife in my pocket and figured I have to throw it away but they let me fly with this. Times have changed !
     

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  20. Tim Armstrong

    Tim Armstrong Super Moderator Staff Member

    Age:
    57
    Mar 5, 2003
    Austin, Texas
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    I carry a Gerber/Bear Grylls Compact Multi-Tool. Folds up quite, well, compactly, and has proved extremely useful!
     
  21. 6942

    6942 Poster Extraordinaire

    Age:
    63
    Apr 15, 2006
    Santa Fe, NM
    My old New York-made Camillus #4 lock blade, just about lives in my pocket.
    It opens packages, cuts Salami and Cheese, does everything BUT *play guitar!

    *And I betcha it would outplay me also, if it could..................................


    Steve
     
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