How to carry a boot knife?

Discussion in 'General Knife Discussion' started by BigDude, Jun 17, 2010.

  1. TOM1960

    TOM1960

    653
    Nov 5, 2007
    Don't carry it inside the boot. Years ago, when Dad was in the Army (Germany, right after WW II), a fellow soldier carried a Cattaraugus 225Q 5" fixed blade knife inside his boot. He jumped out of a "deuce-and-a-half" as it rolled to a halt, flexing his knees to absorb the shock. The impact sent the Cattaraugus right through its sheath, his foot and the sole of the boot, lodging in the dirt!:eek: The wound became infected. He spent some time in the hospital and received a medical discharge. Lesson learned: always carry boot knife or any other sheath knife on the belt. Let's all stay safe out there!:)
     
  2. AzraelFirestorm

    AzraelFirestorm

    104
    Jan 20, 2009
    I carry an S&W boot knife on the outside of my right boot. The clip is solid and respectable. Good point and it came paper-cutting sharp. not top-of-the-line but it works for what I want it to do, which is get stabby when the SHTF.
     
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  3. Bdirocco

    Bdirocco

    8
    Feb 25, 2011
    U keep my izula in my boot. Had a $20 leather sheath made, for me at work I keep it I'm a contractor and usually in award positions and if I'm sanding or painting wearing the coveralls keeping it in my boot is the easiest access most of the time. I keep another in my back pocket but for me it's just utility
     

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