All-Purpose Knives For EDC

Fulfill all of your gear needs with these all-purpose knives that provide both utility and comfort.

What kind of knife should you carry if you don’t have a particular usage for it in mind? If you were thinking a do-it-all, general-purpose knife, you’d be in good company. There are plenty of all-purpose knives to choose from that come in many different variations. Some are foldable for comfortable pocket carry, while others are fixed-bladed for extra strength. No matter which type you choose, be sure to pick a high quality blade that is made to last.

These all-purpose knives should suit really any purpose, from outdoor adventuring to mechanical problem-solving. Whether you’re making your first blade purchase or are looking to bring versaitlity to your collection, in this edition of Made The Cut, we’ve rounded up all of the most promising and well-rounded blades that’ll work whenever you need them.


01. WESN/The Samla

WESN/The Samla Knife

CLOSED LENGTH: 3.25”
OPEN LENGTH: 5.7”
BLADE LENGTH: 2.45″
BLADE MATERIAL: Sandvik 14c28n
HANDLE MATERIAL: Grade 5 Titanium
WEIGHT: 1.4 ounces
MSRP: $115

wesn.com


02. Bradford Knives/ 3D Guardian 3

Bradford Knives/ 3D Guardian 3

OVERALL LENGTH: 6.75”
BLADE LENGTH: 3.5″
BLADE MATERIAL: M390
HANDLE MATERIAL: Micarta (shown), G10, Carbon Fiber
WEIGHT: 4.0 ounces
MSRP: From $189

bradfordknives.com


03. Spyderco/Stovepipe

Spyderco/Stovepipe

CLOSED LENGTH: 4.0”
OPEN LENGTH: 6.75”
BLADE LENGTH: 2.78″
BLADE MATERIAL: CMP 20CV
HANDLE MATERIAL: Titanium
WEIGHT: 4.9 ounces
MSRP: $600

spyderco.com


04. CRKT/Squid XM

CRKT/Squid XM

CLOSED LENGTH: 4.11”
OPEN LENGTH: 7.03”
BLADE LENGTH: 2.95″
BLADE MATERIAL: D2
HANDLE MATERIAL: G10, Stainless Steel
WEIGHT: 3.6 ounces
MSRP: $56

crkt.com


05. Kershaw/Parley

Kershaw/Parley Knife

CLOSED LENGTH: 4.1”
OPEN LENGTH: 7.2”
BLADE LENGTH: 3.1″
BLADE MATERIAL: 7Cr17MoV
HANDLE MATERIAL: Micarta, Stainless Steel
WEIGHT: 2.8 ounces
MSRP: $50

kershaw.kaiusa.com


06. SOG/Pillar LE

SOG/Pillar LE Knife

OVERALL LENGTH: 9.9”
BLADE LENGTH: 5″
BLADE MATERIAL: S35VN
HANDLE MATERIAL: G10
WEIGHT: 7.3 ounces
MSRP: $225

sogknives.com


 

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