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I have always been big on BUGs and knives on duty. I carry a folder in a pocket and a fixed blade in my duty bag. I have found a great fixed blade knife we all can afford. MORA knives from Sweden. I use the Clipper/Companion, carbon steel blade. It can be had in stainless also. It has a great textured grip and is supremely lightweight. So much so that I purchased a Kydex sheath and TEK-LOK belt system(more expensive than the knife) for high ride carry also. The price? The knife with plastic belt sheath is $15.00. I  checked with a special forces guy I know and he turned me on to them. He has 5!  I have been using mine for about 6 months now for EVERYTHING! Just re-sharpened the edge last week. I really like these knives.


""Life is a storm.. You will bask in the sunlight one moment, be shattered on the rocks the next. What makes you a man is what you do when that storm comes"
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They look great Sarge. I am assuming you have yours in OD green?



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ajsdaddyCCSO says ...



They look great Sarge. I am assuming you have yours in OD green?




 


Yes sir!


""Life is a storm.. You will bask in the sunlight one moment, be shattered on the rocks the next. What makes you a man is what you do when that storm comes"
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Awesome, I am looking at buying a few based on your recommendation. Thanks!


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The old name for the one I chose is the Clipper, now Companion. There are others like the 2000, 2010 Rescue etc, but to me the cheapest(companion) has the same blade steel and ergonomic grip as the more expensive ones.


""Life is a storm.. You will bask in the sunlight one moment, be shattered on the rocks the next. What makes you a man is what you do when that storm comes"
Alexander Dumas-The Count of Monte Christo

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Hard to beat a MORA! These things are a true workhorse.


I'm a bit of a knife freak myself. I carry an Emerson EOCTAC, Spyderco Police Model, Cold Steel Gunsite Edition tanto, and a KA-BAR TDI on duty. I almost fill a lockbox just with knives when I'm going into our detention center! lol

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Sgt is there a website you can buy these from they look great


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liljj says ...



Sgt is there a website you can buy these from they look great



Google them and take your pick of sites.

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 I found most distributors sell on eBay. It's where I found the cheapest price.


""Life is a storm.. You will bask in the sunlight one moment, be shattered on the rocks the next. What makes you a man is what you do when that storm comes"
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 If you want to up the ante from $15 to $100 for a fixed blade I can recommend Fallkniven F1. It's the Swedish Air Force survival knife and it is a brute. 


""Life is a storm.. You will bask in the sunlight one moment, be shattered on the rocks the next. What makes you a man is what you do when that storm comes"
Alexander Dumas-The Count of Monte Christo

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Just bought one the other day off of Amazon for $13.69, received it yesterday and I am really impressed! Great quality. Thanks for pointing this out

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These Mora's are so easy to keep sharp. With the Scandi grind already at 30 degrees I  just use an oiled stone and follow the bevel incline counting the strokes on each side. Usually 4 does it. I have found that these Clipper/Companions excell at cutting, slicing, dressing game, shelter/leanto making, spear making or general small wood cutting.


""Life is a storm.. You will bask in the sunlight one moment, be shattered on the rocks the next. What makes you a man is what you do when that storm comes"
Alexander Dumas-The Count of Monte Christo

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I forgot that these little beasties will not cut sheet metal but will go through upholstry, seatbelts, car interiors, single layer sheetrock.


""Life is a storm.. You will bask in the sunlight one moment, be shattered on the rocks the next. What makes you a man is what you do when that storm comes"
Alexander Dumas-The Count of Monte Christo

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If they are anything like the Swedish Mora I got with a wood handle years ago, they don't hold a very good edge. They are however easy to sharpen (assuming you know how). They are a decent knife for the money.


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There was another knife topic that I just replied to here in the gear and equip section.  I'll say the same thing here as I did there if you want a fixed blade look-up ESEE Knives. 


They make some of the finest production knives I have ever handled.  All of their knives are 100% USA made and have a no questions asked lifetime warrenty on them.  If you can break it Jeff & Mike (the owners of ESEE) will replace it.  They also provide discounts for LEO & military.  Their product line covers all the bases but without having 15,000 redundant styles or any of  the "tacti-cool" models just for the sake of having them.  Their knives are made to be hard use gear.


Oh and the owners Jeff & Mike are accesable human beings who like to talk to the end users of their products not a board room or sum arrogant stuck-up individual who doesn't have time for the people that buy their product.  Jeff & Mike are the Customer Services Dept.