Discussion in 'General Knife Discussion' started by BillZee, May 26, 2020.

  1. guy g

    guy g Gold Member Gold Member

    Oct 22, 2000
    Into or clipped to RF pocket, and second goes on my belt in a sheath.
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  2. Mako109


    Dec 17, 2008
    Tired of ruining pockets, so this year I've been experimenting with this. Snipped the stitching on the bottom of the watch pocket which I rarely use. That's a large CRK Inkosi with a Lynch deep carry clip. Done it to several different pants and so far so good. The watch pocket will shred eventually just like any other pocket but it's less visible and easier for my wife to repair.
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  3. Boxer .45

    Boxer .45 Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 11, 2015
    Depends. Modern folder clipped to right pocket. Usually a smaller more traditional knife in my pocket (either). If I carry a fixed blade I prefer to carry it iwb.
  4. Dcdavis

    Dcdavis Gold Member Gold Member

    Oct 13, 2018
    Left front pocket tip up.
    Alox electrician loose in right pocket
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  5. CSG


    Dec 15, 2007
    The little SAK sits in my pocket along with my chapstick. The Benchmades are clipped to the opposite pocket with the older style deep carry clips (I only carry one but have three to choose from - mostly, it's the Bugout 535-2).
  6. Boxer .45

    Boxer .45 Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 11, 2015
    Not a terrible idea, but looks like a pita to get out.
  7. Catdaddy2

    Catdaddy2 Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 12, 2019
    Modern folder in front right pocket tip up. Keys and phone in left front pocket. AIWB right handed carry for my little friend.
  8. TX180SX

    TX180SX Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 14, 2011
    I have a Military in a bandana in my right back always, and a modern clipped or a traditional in a slip in the RFP. I did just get a horizontal belt sheath for my buck 110 so will be wearing that from time to time.
  9. K.O.D.

    K.O.D. The Voice of Reason. Platinum Member

    Aug 21, 2013
    I don't use my back pockets, for anything, ever. Modern right front pocket clipped tip up, unless OTF.
  10. Mako109


    Dec 17, 2008
    It depends on several factors: weight of fabric, fit of pants (better on closer fitting pants), width and weight of knife, etc.. When everything is right it's very easy to draw the knife...actually VERY EASY. Just like with a knife clipped to the standard RFP, it can be a pain if the fabric is too loose, too light weight or if a particular knife has a huge flipper tab (eg Spyderco Advocate). It's working out well for the type of pants I generally wear and knives I like to carry but I'm learning as I go, so YMMV.

    Edit to add that on one of my loose fitting pants with a wider than usual watch pocket, my larger knives like the XM-18 tends to sag a little, and drawing the knife is a little less neat.
    Last edited: May 26, 2020
  11. Grandmaster

    Grandmaster Gold Member Gold Member

    Jun 14, 2015
    Front right pocket main folder, sak, flashlight, pry and bullet pen in left pocket on a caddy organizer
  12. allenC


    Jun 18, 2000
    Usually my Vic Tourist in the right front pocket, and a locking folder or a multi-tool in a belt pouch, usually at the 4 o'clock position.
  13. DangerZone98


    Dec 7, 2019
    Front right pocket for knife friendly areas. Appendix IWB for sheeple zones. AIWB is amazing; done right, even something like the Voyager XL can disappear. It’s not as comfortable as pocket carry though.

    Sometimes I also throw in a compact fixed blade in the pocket like an ESEE Izula. I dig the Izula so much I’d probably give one to my firstborn when he or she turns seven, eight-ish.
  14. T.L.E. Sharp

    T.L.E. Sharp Oatmeal Pecan is better than Chocolate-chip.

    Jun 30, 2016
    Ooh! I thought I was the only one. Back right pocket for years now. Unless my firearm is there then I go back left.

    I switched to a front pocket wallet after getting pickpocketed and found my back pockets free. Once the smartphone took up permanent residence in the other front pocket I really didn't have much choice but to move the knife around back. Works perfectly.
  15. knarfeng

    knarfeng senex morosus moderator Staff Member Super Mod Moderator

    Jul 30, 2006
    Knives with clips normally go in the right back pocket.
    Traditional knives go in the right front pocket.
  16. dalefuller

    dalefuller Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 2, 2005
    Dropped down in RFP. That's my dedicated knife pocket these past 65 years. Only a knife goes in there. Sometimes I'll carry a second folder or a FB in a pocket sheath. Those go in my right side cargo pocket.
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  17. Old Biker

    Old Biker

    Sep 25, 2016
    Buck 110 in sheath, on the belt, right side, pivot down, with blade face rear. This makes for easy one handed opening. A couple of slip joints loose it right front pocket, A small slip joint loose in watch pocket. Swiss Champ loose in left front pocket.

  18. Zerobladeplay


    Sep 13, 2019
    Main folder goes in front right pocket and smaller secondary knife goes in the coin pocket. If I'm carrying two large knives one will ride iwb.
  19. Prester John

    Prester John Gold Member Gold Member

    May 20, 2018
    Loose in left front pocket. Occasionally will also carry a trapper or Buck 110 or similar knife in a belt sheath on my right hip.
  20. DocJD


    Jan 29, 2016
    Same for me ! ;):thumbsup::thumbsup:

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