1. BladeForums has ZERO TOLERANCE for extremism or calls of violence. We request your assistance dealing with this as we do not want to see the site shut down due to violent threats. Please see this thread here in Tech Support: https://www.bladeforums.com/threads/bladeforums-has-a-zero-tolerance-policy-towards-threats-of-violence-extremism-be-warned.1769537/

Show what you did with your EDC today.

Discussion in 'General Knife Discussion' started by SW-EDC, Aug 29, 2019.

  1. Mr.sig239

    Mr.sig239 Gold Member Gold Member

    Apr 16, 2007
    All in place.
  2. Dcdavis

    Dcdavis Gold Member Gold Member

    Oct 13, 2018
    01C583FF-E2E8-40EA-8A88-4006E2221E7F.jpeg C72E2A5F-0FE3-4C97-971B-9B5BCD7CACAD.jpeg E5B80631-FE96-402D-9A7D-57CFCCEA06D4.jpeg 47B2E5C1-1CDF-4416-9124-6EA5FBC9214A.jpeg FB94D458-9D3C-4586-9F45-C306C15C5B65.jpeg 1E26AD32-BE87-4857-80B7-E534718133DD.jpeg C3F713D4-63D5-44BF-ABC7-B22A86F33535.jpeg BC8F8737-1B35-40EF-ACA4-4960655F1C1D.jpeg Cut a drop ceiling tile, stripped some ground wire, cut some plastic sheeting, sharpened a pencil, trimmed a hole out a little bigger to make a box fit after cutting with keyhole saw, opened several packages and cut some Mc cable sheathing
    razorburn, Nystagmus, 315 and 8 others like this.
  3. Smaug

    Smaug Gold Member Gold Member

    Jun 30, 2003
    I went for a lunchtime walk today and encountered some branches that were hanging low over the sidewalk.

    Luckily I had my 550-1 Griptilian on hand and I whittled them off.

    20201022_124553_HDR_copy_864x1152.jpg 20201022_124602_HDR_copy_864x1152.jpg 20201022_124714_HDR_copy_864x1152.jpg

    This was just one of many branches trimmed.
  4. Dcdavis

    Dcdavis Gold Member Gold Member

    Oct 13, 2018
  5. Dcdavis

    Dcdavis Gold Member Gold Member

    Oct 13, 2018
  6. metsfan

    metsfan Gold Member Gold Member

    Oct 26, 2012
    Used my ZT 0357 to ream some copper pipe for some rough in work and to cut away some old gypsum board to access some pipes for removal
  7. Kmikaz3

    Kmikaz3 Basic Member Basic Member

    Aug 28, 2019
    Some deja vu lol. Nice $400+ rock you got there ;). I said rock because yes he did tossed his crk down the ladder like a vulgar rock! In his eyes, it was the best course of action. What blasphemy is this?!?!:eek::eek::eek:
    Dcdavis likes this.
  8. Dcdavis

    Dcdavis Gold Member Gold Member

    Oct 13, 2018
    Haha. Gotta do what ya gotta sometimes
    Retired UPS Driver and Kmikaz3 like this.
  9. Kaizen1

    Kaizen1 Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 4, 2006
    Stupid clam packs. Setting up a TV wall mount today

  10. PiterM


    Mar 27, 2000
    Preparing campfire for kids...

  11. WValtakis

    WValtakis Hand Engraving, Anodizing and Embellishment Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    May 29, 2004
  12. jideta

    jideta Gold Member Gold Member

    Apr 8, 2020
    opening the mail...

  13. SaranacPete

    SaranacPete Gold Member Gold Member

    Jul 27, 2020
    Little seasonal activities.

  14. Dcdavis

    Dcdavis Gold Member Gold Member

    Oct 13, 2018
    8226C7ED-079A-417E-8A20-905EB0B4F79D.jpeg 4F45FFE3-7EA5-48FF-87DD-5FDC755E5501.jpeg 4C3FBB59-5798-443E-84B5-96B987611A34.jpeg 6840BC56-41D2-40B1-8491-AECA8DB4B621.jpeg 4AB1C3C6-AB64-47B5-A8B5-2A3AD45B4571.jpeg C809167D-2F13-4CE2-8388-E2E79B756F2D.jpeg DCD9C1A1-8F6A-4112-8E7E-FCAA0F7F71F2.jpeg 88335EF5-E6D4-4714-A304-B038984F25F9.jpeg FE7BAADF-39DB-4623-9759-6DDA43A5D840.jpeg Hung some light fixtures, cut some tape, stripped some romex and put up a ton of under cabinet lights. Also opened up my sons toy from his happy meal.
  15. Smaug

    Smaug Gold Member Gold Member

    Jun 30, 2003
    I would use the back of the blade to debur the pipe...
  16. metsfan

    metsfan Gold Member Gold Member

    Oct 26, 2012
  17. Steel_Addiction

    Steel_Addiction Gold Member Gold Member

    Jun 10, 2011
    Asking the real questions. Haha

    I ream pipes with the edge as well. Unless theres a swedge then tend to use that.
  18. Dcdavis

    Dcdavis Gold Member Gold Member

    Oct 13, 2018
    I’ve never reamed copper pipe, only plastic. I use the edge also. I like the idea with the swedge tho. Insingo should work pretty good with that.
  19. Smaug

    Smaug Gold Member Gold Member

    Jun 30, 2003
    When deburring (not reaming) the inside of a pipe, you don't need to slice off anything, so why blunt your edge scraping when you can just use a corner of the spine and not blunt anything?

    Electricians used to use a flat screwdriver for doing this. It's not precision work. But hey, if you want to chip or roll your edge at the tip needlessly, go right ahead! ;-)
    metsfan likes this.
  20. Dcdavis

    Dcdavis Gold Member Gold Member

    Oct 13, 2018
    If I’m reaming EMT I use my reamer screwdriver, file, channel locks, or the fin on the backside of a tubing cutter. I’ve got a reamer bit that goes on a drill also. Saves your hands and wrists if your running EMT all day for weeks. If it’s rigid I use a file.

    As far as plastic pvc goes I can deburr with my finger. Not all cuts are perfect and sometimes the conduit isn’t smooth. I’ll take my knife and chamfer the edge to make a smooth transition for wire to pull across. Most of the time it’s done pretty easily, not always tho.

    Rolling an edge is something that just happens with a daily working knife and I don’t get too concerned about it. I haven’t used a razor (utility) knife in years. I could strip wire with my stripping knife or hawkbill but I don’t. Most cardboard I could just rip up with my hands. Most packages I open I could use a screwdriver or keys. I could cut zip ties with my side cutters (and do most of the time if they’re on me). Almost everything I use my knife for I could use something else, but I’m always looking for an excuse to use mine. I’ve cut small branches out of the way before also, and I’ve just snapped and twisted them before as well.

Share This Page