Have you ever had a knife as small as a Ladybug? I hadn't and sort of laughed at the thought of one. Finally, I got a Ladybug Salt. I like it a lot more that I thought I would. Something that small will do a lot more than I thought it would. Recently I got a Jester which I like a LOT better. It's the same size but feels sturdier. It's a lot more expensive than the Ladybug was though. The Manbug FRN would be a great choice aslo or even the Manbug with G-10 and bolsters.
Originally Posted by COOLJJ
You said you have ruled out something that small but so had I at one time. It's one of those times when I didn't think something would work but it turned out great. Also, since it's a keyring knife I'd always have something else with me as well. Any knife dangling with a bunch of keys is always a little difficult to manage IMO. I carry mine attached to a small AAA flashlight and thay both come in very handy and one isn't a hindrence to using the other. I can seperate them if I need to though. Here's a picture if you're interested. The Chaparral is there for comparison of knife size. It's one of my favorite EDC knives also. Another thing I like about this setup is the clip on the flashlight keeps it at the top of my pocket if I want it to. I always hated having keys along with a small knife or flashlight when I didn't need the keys.
MY CURRENT EDC
Sage4: Now with black linen (micarta) scales, stonewashed blade and bolsters
Manbug (G-10): Now has camo-desert kirinite scales, ZDP-189 blade ground to a Jester-like spine, stonewashed blade and bolsters
Fenix LD01 (single AAA flashlight) clips to Manbug FOB