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3-4 inch fixed blade with a specific sheath?

Discussion in 'General Knife Discussion' started by BIG45-70, Feb 20, 2014.

  1. BIG45-70

    BIG45-70

    65
    Aug 29, 2010
    I have an Esee Izula 2 and a John Greco. Both are excellent knives and I like them a lot. I'm looking for something similar with a 3 - 4 inch blade. I'm a paratrooper (Canadian forces) and jumping out planes is a regular thing. The key ingredient I need is a sheath that retains the knife threw the handle or something that offers a good solution for tieing off the knife so I don't lose it while exiting an aircraft. We are issued jump knives but I'm really not a fan.

    My price range is around the $100 mark. I've been looking at an esee 3 mil and some stuff from tops.
     
  2. jkwithawave

    jkwithawave ..... Platinum Member

    Sep 8, 2011
    Zero tolerance 0121s sheath has a button snap that holds it in very well. Easy to draw from too. Last I've seen them was around $125 though.
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  3. LG&M

    LG&M

    Dec 19, 2005
    BK16 would be worth a look. Little longer the 4".
     
  4. Quillan

    Quillan

    272
    Dec 15, 2013
    If you dont mind a hollow grind, the Cold Steel Pendleton Hunter fits the bill at 3.5 inches, with an excellent and very secure Kydex sheath with restraining strap. You won't lose this knife. About $99 at Warriors and Wonders in Vancouver. Former PPCLI here. Good luck, brother.
     

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