The type of knife you carry could depend on where you live. Folding knives are easier to conceal than fixed blades, so in an urban environment, you can walk around with a folder with no one else being the wiser. Most everyday carry knives with a fixed blade for sale require a sheath to cover the blade, which is often carried outside of clothing instead of in a pocket, so, it’s important to note that it’s tougher to conceal a fixed blade.
Both types have their advantages and disadvantages, so read on and join the debate on which type of knife is top dog in the world of knives.
Concealment is incredibly easy with a folder and with a deep pocket clip, you’ve got stealth and a secure carry method in your favor. Quality folders like those made by Off-Grid Knives are built solidly too, so you can tackle just about any job that life throws at you. Whether you’re on the trail, defending yourself, or even just handling everyday task, we have many folding models that will fit your needs.
Fixed Blade Advantages
Everday carry knives with a fixed blade have fewer moving parts than folders, but not all fixed blades are made the same. Full tang fixed blades are the strongest, but they are usually more expensive too. If you’re using a partial tang knife, you could be in for a surprise if you try to wield it like a full tang model.
Now if you’re planning to chop wood for a campfire, then a big fixed blade Bowie is the way to go. They’re close to indestructible, and you’ll have no trouble chasing off a bad guy with one, but good luck trying to conceal it when you’re walking down the street.
Whatever your preference, we’d love to hear from you because at Off-Grid we love knives as much as you do. If you have any questions about our products and or want help with a purchase, call us, and we will be happy to help.