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Adahn wrote:
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Just curious, what do you not like about these clips?

Deep carry clips always bite my palm when I intend to really use the knife, same with the SRM 710s non-deep-carry clip.


At last someone who feels the same as me about pocket clips.Those Honey Badgers everybody loves have the same problem with the clips cutting into my palm .
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Any other suggestions with 2” blades, thumb-flipper assist, axis lock?

Looking through Ganzo’s website you’d think that everything they make is 89mm blade length.

Maybe Sanrenmu has something..

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I don't think you'll find any 2" blade except slipjoints and back-locks

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WojtekimbieR wrote:

I don’t think you’ll find any 2” blade except slipjoints and back-locks


BM 485 vallet clone on DHGate :

17cm opened, Ti scales, deep carry clip, brass washers and axis lock.
I love it, but I bet the black coated blade will scratch easily

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I don't think you'll find any 2" blade except slipjoints and back-locks

BM 485 vallet clone on DHGate : [img] 17cm opened, Ti scales, deep carry clip, brass washers and axis lock. I love it, but I bet the black coated blade will scratch easily

The problem is he specified 2 inches, not 3. There is an axis lock Sanrenmu 7063 which has a blade of 2.5" if that's okay

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First thing I do with ALL my knives is unscrew or Grind off the screws on ALL the clips.
I detest them.
Folder for IN pocket and cleaning nails. Peeling apples etc.
Fixed blade on waist outside of trousers/shorts.
for proper use.
I’d never only have a folder of any size/make for bush work.
They’re toys (sharp).

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Thanks folks.

It seems like the Calmigo is pretty much unchallenge by chinese producers.

I should have been more specific – I want a safety on my flipper or auto. Don’t really care about the lock style – just a safety. Spring Loaded Tab is ok too.

The Pro-Tech Calmigo is tiny and includes a sliding safety – just a shame that nobody else really does that in a 2” bladed knife.

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Whoa, what a thread! I just stumbled on it.

I currently don’t EDC any knives. The only knife I have is an old Swiss Army multi-tool pocket knife that sits in my tool bag.

I’m looking to purchase a budget knife for camping trips. It doesn’t need to be super small. Something good for cutting food, carving wood, general purpose. I started looking at Honey Badger Flipper (large), but I don’t know if that would be the correct tool for the above application. There is the new D2 version, but it’s $60. Not sure if I need D2 steel. I only go camping a couple of times a year, and even then, I don’t often need to use the knife, so if there is something else for less money that you guys would recommend, please do.

Thanks!

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Find that go,comma 10buk flipper. Awesome for the bux…

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Lightbringer wrote:
Find that go,comma 10buk flipper. Awesome for the bux…

Is it this one?
https://www.gearbest.com/pocket-knives-folding-knives/pp_009348498022.html

Or this one?
https://www.gearbest.com/pocket-knives-folding-knives/pp_009152095568.html

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Hi people!
For a while I’ve been using my Sanrenmu LUI-SH1. I also have the SH version, which I don’t use much due to the reasons below.
I like it because it is small enough, it has been reliable and I don’t use it for super hard works or something that needs a better knife.

However, its’ pocket clip is not the best for my use/carry as it is not reversed, either to carry it in my pockets or in my wallet.

So, I would like a suggestion for a similar knife (black colour, measurements around 16cm (length open) x 2,5cm (width closed) x 0,8 cm (height on the scales) ), with the p*ocket clip coming from the bottom*. Budget would be up to 20-25€ max.

In case this is not possible, I would ask for suggestions on how to reverse the clip to make it “bottom-up”.
The “small Sebenza” would fit most of the requirements, but that price is far above of what I would ever pay for a knife.
Thanks in advance for the suggestions Thumbs Up

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MascaratumB wrote:
Hi people!
For a while I’ve been using my Sanrenmu LUI-SH1. I also have the SH version, which I don’t use much due to the reasons below.
I like it because it is small enough, it has been reliable and I don’t use it for super hard works or something that needs a better knife.

However, its’ pocket clip is not the best for my use/carry as it is not reversed, either to carry it in my pockets or in my wallet.

So, I would like a suggestion for a similar knife (black colour, measurements around 16cm (length open) x 2,5cm (width closed) x 0,8 cm (height on the scales) ), with the p*ocket clip coming from the bottom*. Budget would be up to 20-25€ max.

In case this is not possible, I would ask for suggestions on how to reverse the clip to make it “bottom-up”.
The “small Sebenza” would fit most of the requirements, but that price is far above of what I would ever pay for a knife.
Thanks in advance for the suggestions Thumbs Up


The Small Sebenza clone is nearly in your budget at around 30€…
Lovocoo Small Sebenza

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Pete7874 wrote:
Whoa, what a thread! I just stumbled on it.

I currently don’t EDC any knives. The only knife I have is an old Swiss Army multi-tool pocket knife that sits in my tool bag.

I’m looking to purchase a budget knife for camping trips. It doesn’t need to be super small. Something good for cutting food, carving wood, general purpose. I started looking at Honey Badger Flipper (large), but I don’t know if that would be the correct tool for the above application. There is the new D2 version, but it’s $60. Not sure if I need D2 steel. I only go camping a couple of times a year, and even then, I don’t often need to use the knife, so if there is something else for less money that you guys would recommend, please do.

Thanks!

This is a mighty fine fixed blade that will serve you well for what you need.

https://www.amazon.com/HX-Outdoors-Exploer-Survival-Tactical/dp/B07H4G5D...

Ganzo makes a mighty fine fixed blade as well. If you don’t plan on carrying them on a regular basis a fixed blade will do real nice at the campsite.

https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0786VJL9X/ref=twister_B07871RC51?_encoding=UT...

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MascaratumB wrote:
Hi people!
For a while I’ve been using my “Sanrenmu LUI-SH1”

So, I would like a suggestion for a similar knife (black colour, measurements around 16cm (length open) x 2,5cm (width closed) x 0,8 cm (height on the scales) ), with the p*ocket clip coming from the bottom*. Budget would be up to 20-25€ max.


Not black, same knife as above, closer to your budget:

https://www.fasttech.com/products/0/10050847/9641683-outdoor-tactical-su...

Slightly bigger (18cm) but as a flipper:
https://www.gearbest.com/pocket-knives-folding-knives/pp_009880025639.html

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Adahn wrote:

Not black, same knife as above, closer to your budget:

https://www.fasttech.com/products/0/10050847/9641683-outdoor-tactical-su...

Be careful that’s not same as the Lovocoo version.

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The Small Sebenza clone is nearly in your budget at around 30€… Lovocoo Small Sebenza

Thanks -X3 -, I guess I missed that in my extensive AliExpress search. It is not black, but may serve my requirements in some way Wink
It is still bigger than mine, and not black but the pocket clip may do the trick. And despite being a clone, seems to have good quality.

Adahn wrote:
Not black, same knife as above, closer to your budget:

https://www.fasttech.com/products/0/10050847/9641683-outdoor-tactical-su...

Slightly bigger (18cm) but as a flipper:
https://www.gearbest.com/pocket-knives-folding-knives/pp_009880025639.html

Thanks for your suggestions too, Adahn! Those seem even slightly bigger then the SRM. Still, may become an option in case I need a similar bigger knife!
Thanks again Thumbs Up

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^^ You’re welcome. And Isti is most likely right, for the actual use both with serve the purpose I guess.

So now a family shot with a “banknote” from a bottle with “alcohol that smells so good but tastes yuk!” as my son said so.

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My first flipper. Woohoo!

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Pete7874 wrote:
My first flipper. Woohoo!

That’s a very good start! Thumbs Up Especially the color! Wink

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Thanks, isti242. Your review of this knife was partly responsible for me pulling the trigger on it. Smile

On an unrelated topic, this fixed blade Morakniv stainless knife is on sale for $8.99, after a $2 off WOOTLUCK coupon applied at checkout. Shipping is free if you have Amazon Prime.

https://slickdeals.net/f/13112389-morakniv-companion-fixed-blade-outdoor...

Not sure how good these knives are. Amazon reviews seem very positive.

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Thanks for the heads up about the Mora deal Pete. Those are actually very decent knives & the price is a steal. Thumbs Up

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Absolutely. Mora Companions are fantastic knives.

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An Opinel and a Mora, that's all you need

 

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New Kizer Domin Mini is out. 2.85” blade versus the 3.5” original blade length. Looks pretty nice. I don’t know if these are new or just, new to me. I like Kizer knives so I thought I would share. Not affiliated with this site or anything. I just like their selection and free shipping on any order.

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toddcshoe wrote:
New Kizer Domin Mini is out. 2.85” blade versus the 3.5” original blade length. Looks pretty nice. I don’t know if these are new or just, new to me.

The minis are new. For me even the full sized Domin is quite EDC friendly thanks to its slim design.

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I wish more companies (Chinese) would offer a Mini line. I find something with a blade length between 2 7/8” & 3 1/8” just about perfect in a folder. Not to big, so it is easily controllable; yet big enough for most any chore expected of a folder…. up to and including dressing most American big game. ymmv

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teacher wrote:
I wish more companies (Chinese) would offer a Mini line. I find something with a blade length between 2 7/8” & 3 1/8” just about perfect in a folder. Not to big, so it is easily controllable; yet big enough for most any chore expected of a folder…. up to and including dressing most American big game. ymmv

That’s why I enjoy my Sanrenmu Land 811. 3” blade, 8Cr14MoV, I wish it was the Sandvik steel from the 910 series.
Washers, safer when closing it than ball bearings, at least for me.

The next knife I’d buy is the Ganzo FH51, small enough for edc yet still a usable size. D2 steel, I think I’ll like it…

Otherwise you could still try the Sebenza flipper and be the first one to write a review about it Wink
https://www.gearbest.com/pocket-knives-folding-knives/pp_009880025639.html

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