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Knife sheath survival kit

Discussion in 'Outdoor Gear, Survival Equipment & More' started by G.Moll, Oct 22, 2012.

  1. G.Moll

    G.Moll

    536
    Mar 20, 2012
    So what pieces of kit do you guys have in or attached to your knife's sheath?
     
  2. collecter

    collecter

    Aug 21, 2002
    Nothing, thats what pockets and a pack are for.
     
  3. Alberta Ed

    Alberta Ed

    Jun 29, 1999
    What collecter said. Keep several matchbooks (in those small plastic Ziploc bags) distributed around your pockets, for instance. Plus a lighter or two. And a spare blade (or two).
     
  4. baldtaco-II

    baldtaco-II

    Feb 28, 2006
    Usually a tredder tube band with either a face flannel, nappy, beer mat, and most recently 70% polyeseter / 30 % polyamide version of the same poked under it for general rag duty
     
  5. ROCK6

    ROCK6 Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 8, 2004
    I don’t all have them set up with extra items on the knife sheath, but a few are just designed well enough to add some essentials without being too bulky.

    Sharpening stone, firesteel, possibly a smaller blade and on a few I have a small tube of needles and artificial sinew. These may be standard a few of my blades, but I do agree that most of these items are redundant and I too believe in avoiding all your “essential” eggs in one basket. Still, the fixed blade and sheath system provides a very functional and versatile package:

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  6. Foilist

    Foilist

    Dec 20, 2004
    I steered away from sheath kits because they got too bulky; enough so that I wouldn't carry them. However, when I have a knife with a pouch on the sheath, well, I just have to stuff some things in there. You know how it is...

    Now I am likely just to have a ferro rod and a bit of jute twine on my sheaths.
     
  7. sicily02

    sicily02

    Nov 23, 2005
    This what I have on one of neck knives.

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    and all packed up into one nice little package.
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    Bryan
     
  8. JV3

    JV3 Gold Member Gold Member

    Mar 17, 2010
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    esee fire kit (contains a compass & pjcb inside), flashlight, whistle, tinder straws, bic lighter, paracord, and dmt credit card sharpener.

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  9. bigghoss

    bigghoss

    Jul 27, 2011
    I'm still working on the kit in the tin but on my Becker BK2 I have a lighter and a leatherman. I'm going to mount a firesteel on there too. It won't be a full-blown survival kit in one package but I can make fire and shelter with it. I suppose if I added some condoms and water purification tablets I could gather and clean water. And since I carry the knife on a belt with my .357 mag revolver that's another possibility (granted I'm far from an expert handgun hunter so it might be a remote possibility) to secure food. I suppose I could hang a water bottle off my belt too. So with all that on my immediate person, I guess that ups my odds a bit.
     
  10. RatDrall

    RatDrall

    467
    Feb 7, 2009
    Same here.

    I had some really nice kydex from Godspeed Tactical with the ESEE pouch and survival tin inside. I thought that, with a Teklok, it made a very secure and stable quick on and off option to have basic survival gear handy for an unexpected overnighter. However, it ended up just being too bulky for me, and I gave up on the tin and just keep a keyring in my pocket with a striker, ferro rod, a small roll of jute twine, and a chunk of fatwood with a hole drilled in it. So long as I have a knife to make shelter building and fire prep' easier and faster, and the means to make a fire, I'm comfortable in saying that I could stay warm for the night until I can walk out the next day.
     
  11. Tixx

    Tixx Gold Member Gold Member

    Mar 19, 2011
    I have to know what little knife that is! I like the design and orange of course. :)
     
  12. james terrio

    james terrio Sharpest Knife in the Light Socket Moderator

    Apr 15, 2010
    Here's one we did recently for a client's Bravo-1, PSK and firesteel. This is about as bulky as I want a sheath to get.
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  13. mewolf1

    mewolf1 Platinum Member Platinum Member

    Oct 24, 2005
    I like to keep most things seperate, so if one item gets lost I've got the others.
     
  14. JV3

    JV3 Gold Member Gold Member

    Mar 17, 2010
    yup, that's why i still have these in my pocket:

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    and a firesteel, whistle and compass hanging in my pants' belt loop...regardless of what knife or machete is hanging on my belt.

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  15. rolandsilvajr

    rolandsilvajr

    114
    Mar 11, 2012
    I am presently designing a kydex sheath that has a fire steel holder and flashlight holder on the sides on the back it holds a dc3 in a snap out holder and on the front I am designing a clip on holder that you can pop in and out a altoids sytle tin with either fak or fire kit or survival tin, right now all my sheaths carry a fire steel fenix light a dc3 sharpening stone, paracord, ranger band canvas sail needles (magnetized) and some mini inferno and waxed jute and an esse arrow head. will have pics shortly of the kydex sheath system just need time I do wedding photography and wrapping up myn season soon, time off soon....
     
  16. rolandsilvajr

    rolandsilvajr

    114
    Mar 11, 2012
    forgot saftey whistle and signal mirror too
     
  17. Tixx

    Tixx Gold Member Gold Member

    Mar 19, 2011
    Can't wait to see this!
     
  18. GODSPEED TACTICAL

    GODSPEED TACTICAL Banned

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    Feb 24, 2011
    That's a lot of stuff. I've got a bunch of pics of the Pouch-Sheaths that I make but I recently made one for a Tom Brown Tracker that I haven't posted any pics of yet, there's room for a bunch of paracord to be wrapped between the main sheath and the adapter plate... I'm still new to leather so I'm getting "better" but I like the "flex" it gives to a setup like this. This is probably the heaviest setup I've made (knife is heavy) but it's a Tracker so there's no way around it.



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  19. sicily02

    sicily02

    Nov 23, 2005
    Tixx,

    That knife is one that I made and I call it a 6/12 knife. Yea I like the orange too lol.


    Bryan
     
  20. machine26

    machine26

    Sep 3, 2009
    This is my favorite setup, I have since removed the piggyback from it though. Use it for all my 7-8" blades, also have a short combat master setup very similar for my 5.5" blades.

    http://www.bladeforums.com/forums/showthread.php/945025-Survival-sheath-setup

    Actually come to think of it I have quite a few survival sheaths, they are all setup very similar with basically the same items.
     

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