Ontario Rat 1 Deep Pocket Clip?

Discussion in 'General Knife Discussion' started by Runt1122, Mar 21, 2019.

  1. Runt1122


    Feb 20, 2019
    Does anyone know of an affordable deep pocket carry replacement clip for the Rat 1? I carry it tip up and would like it to carry a bit deeper than the original clip allows. I saw a couple on Amazon for about $25, but that is almost as much as the knife costs in the first place.
  2. GermanyChris


    Feb 18, 2015
    Its generally a bad idea to throw good money at an inexpensive knife
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  3. Crimson Cloud

    Crimson Cloud Gold Member Gold Member

    Nov 9, 2018
  4. Runt1122


    Feb 20, 2019
    Exactly my thoughts. No way I spend $25 on a pocket clip for a $30 knife.
  5. MolokaiRider

    MolokaiRider Gold Member Gold Member

    Sep 13, 2017
    The blades4sell clips are pretty decent.

    They are pricey though and take months to arrive.

    That said, once you put it on they complement the knife well. They have more “spring” in them as well.

    The factory clips are pretty good on these Ontario’s.

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  6. GermanyChris


    Feb 18, 2015
    If it rides to high just throw it in your pocket.. *shrug*
  7. Danketch


    Apr 27, 2007
    I got the MXG clip for my buddy's D2 Rat 1 for a gift after he bent his (his first "good knife" I convinced him to get). It was pretty sweet. I would get one for mine but I have too many knives to care about the Rat.
  8. Fixall

    Fixall Gold Member Gold Member

    Mar 26, 2018
    Pretty much this.

    The Rat 1 is a great knife for $40! Before I spent $25 on a clip for it, I'd just ask myself if there's a knife on the market for $65 that I would like more. If not, I'd go for it. Otherwise, I'd probably sell the Rat 1 on the Exchange and go with the other knife.
  9. specgrade

    specgrade Gold Member Gold Member

    Nov 21, 2009
    Okay, I see people put $1000.00 wheels on cheap cars and trucks when the stock wheels will get them down the road just fine. No problem buying an item to make a knife better for you. I wouldn't hold it against ya.
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  10. jmh33

    jmh33 Gold Member Gold Member

    Mar 16, 2003
    I say buy it if ya want it.. Its your money to spend how you please..;)
  11. Runt1122


    Feb 20, 2019
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