cargo pants/knifes

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hi guys, I was just wondering who likes to where cargo pants to carry there knifes! because I'm so obsessive these days I just love to where my cargo pants with one of my knifes clipped to one of the pockets ether pocket! I own lots of these cargo pants because I find them useful to hall lots of stuff wallet keys ect. if you do the same could you name some brands of cargo pants you own! thanks for looking:thumbsup:
 

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I wear 5.11 Taclite pants and shorts most of the time. The pocket on the right leg is ideal for my Spyderco Military. I have Vertx but not in cargo configuration, very well made.
 
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My favorite is TrueSpec. The 65/35 cloth will last much longer than the 100% cotton. I get the 65/35 material and they last 4-5 years sometimes longer. Got 4 or 5 pairs that I rotate through.

I usually drop my knife in the right side cargo pocket. Some of them have a cell phone pocket hidden underneath the side cargo pockets.
 
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My favorite is TrueSpec. The 65/35 cloth will last much longer than the 100% cotton. I get the 65/35 material and they last 4-5 years sometimes longer. Got 4 or 5 pairs that I rotate through.

I usually drop my knife in the right side cargo pocket. Some of them have a cell phone pocket hidden underneath the side cargo pockets.
:) Their 50/50 nylon/ cotton version is even tougher . My main outdoor and work pants . Wear like iron !

Cargo pants saved me from resorting to a man purse . :eek:

Midway USA makes some nice khaki , non camo , that are good enough to wear to town .

LL Bean are my dress up cargo pants .

I use the front pockets for just knives and everything else goes into cargo . :cool:
 

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I buy black Dickies cargo pants for work wear. At work I carry a Manbug in one of the cargo pockets and my phone in the other. I put a lanyard on the Manbug to make it easier to find. (There's a 2" blade length limit on pocket knives at work.)
 

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When I was working my favorite ones were made by an outfit named Propper. They have a little elastic in the waist band that gave a little give to it , making it real comfortable.
They lasted a long time and were a little less expensive than other brands I've owned. Another suggestion would be finding a LEO supply store in your area where they'll likely have several brands and colors to choose from. The one's I used to deal with did free alterations on site.
 
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I wear Eddie Bauer cargoes often and am able to keep my BK-14 in a cargo pocket. I also have a Benchmade Contega in the right front and a Vic OHT in the front left.
These are balanced by the Kimber Micro 9 and two spare mags on the belt! LOL!
 

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hi guys, I was just wondering who likes to where cargo pants to carry there knifes! because I'm so obsessive these days I just love to where my cargo pants with one of my knifes clipped to one of the pockets ether pocket! I own lots of these cargo pants because I find them useful to hall lots of stuff wallet keys ect. if you do the same could you name some brands of cargo pants you own! thanks for looking:thumbsup:

Hi Blanex - I sure hope that your post was a voice to text. To relate, "spell chark is my enima."

I like to wear cargo pants to carry my knives and to haul lots of stuff.

I do love the Duluth firehose flex pants and shorts - the front pockets are large and have big openings so that one could carry a handgun in the strong side. The lower cargo pockets are useful for cell phone and clip-on knife so as not to interfere with presentation from pocket of the firearm.

Additionally, one feature that I really like is that all of the velcro-secured pocket flaps are designed to fold into the pockets and out of the way, so I can draw my wallet out of my back pocket without the hassle of having to rip the flap open.

Finally, the Duluth pants and shorts have a velcro-secured inner pocket for mad-money or whatever you want to put in there to eventually forget and then launder; ask me how I know. :)

The cargo pants I bought from Bass Pro - Redhead brand - sucked. They wear out quickly, the velcro tears up quickly, and I am pretty sure nobody in R&D ever WORE them during testing.

best regards -

mqqn
 

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In the colder months I wear mostly the Vertx Delta. They are not cargo pants but they have two small dedicated "knife pockets" located behind each hip pocket. I don't carry my knives in those pockets, but rather my flashlight and multi-tool. I've gotten to the point where I pretty much only wear pants with these type of pockets, as they allow me to carry my gear comfortably and unobtrusively. When I'm not wearing the Vertx, I also wear the Tru-Spec 24/7 which have similar "knife pockets" but are also cargo pants.

In shorts weather, I have a variety of the aforementioned Tru-Spec 24/7 cargo pants in various colors that I had a local seamstress make into shorts for me (tru-spec makes shorts but I prefer mine longer).
 

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Propper Kinetic. I have 8 pair and wear nothing else, varying only color. A Microtech Ultratech is my quick deploy option from the front right pocket for small cutting needs, a SAK rides deep in my left pocket, and a Police 4 in my right thigh pocket.
 

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5:11s were our duty pants before I retired, so I have a few pairs of the lightweights & the regular canvas. I wear them occasionally, but usually just wear jeans. In the Summer I wear the cheap Wrangler cargo pants for everything.
 
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Another vote for the Duluth firehose pants. Super comfortable, lots of pockets, pricey but very durable.
 
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Well because of certain decisions by the Wrangler company, I've been forced to join the Duluth party. These pants are awesome with their 11 pocket and two hammer loops.
 

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Duluth and Kitanica! Kitanica has the best pocket layout I've ever worn and they last!
I have 4pair of ASP's and 2 pair of raider pants! Pricey but absolutely top shelf! Well worth the coin. Its.just.like buying a knife. Higher end stuff they pay attention to the little things!
 

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Duluth trading and Kitanica. Kitanica has the best pocket layout I've ever used! My first.two pair are 10+years old and still pretty much perfect! Stuff is pricey but it's just like buying a higher end knife. Its.All the little things that make something stand out! 4pair of ASP's & 2pair of raiders! Absolutely top shelf!
 

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Carhartt brand shorts are well made and wear like iron, there are small pockets on the outside thigh area for clipping my EDC folding knife.
 
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