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Lightweight Folding Pocket Knives
I've used this knife almost daily for more than a decade. It's light and comfortable to carry, I hardly notice it, yet I feel naked without it.
Likes: One handed opening, light weight, slim profile, durable, solid locking blade, lanyard hole, quality blade that takes and holds a keen edge. It's big enough for serious use and small enough to have with you all the time.
Uses: Shapening pencils, opening letters, morticing a strike plate, cleaning trout, garden pruning, whittling, slicing a tomatos, vegies & meat, spreading cream cheese or peanut butter and jelly. Abused it cutting open a can, prying, numberous wash and dryer cycles, underwater use.
Other light weight knives tested:
Schrade SP3 is an excellent knife nearly identical to the LST, but lacks the "nail nick" and lanyard hole. The blade is a little less substantial and it bent slightly during use.
SOG lightweight locking folder is an excellent knife. The clip point blade takes and holds and excellent edge. It is very durable and easy to open one handed. It is slightly larger and heavier than the LST and doesn't ride as nicely in the pocket.