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Would you carry a folding knife as a neck knife?

Discussion in 'General Knife Discussion' started by cbwx34, Mar 8, 2017.

  1. Yes - Closed

    6 vote(s)
    40.0%
  2. Yes - Open

    0 vote(s)
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  3. Nope

    9 vote(s)
    60.0%
  1. War on Packaging

    War on Packaging

    38
    Dec 7, 2016
    :p :rolleyes: That's great. I use a similar system except I carry a Bowie knife held in my teeth so I can open boxes REALLY fast it's so cool ;). For real though I usually carry either a folding knife in my pocket or a fixed blade on my belt. As for carrying a folding knife open in a sheath??? Why folding in the first place!?!?! :confused: Each to their own I suppose.
     
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  2. GotSteel

    GotSteel

    680
    Mar 1, 2016
    It would have to be really lightweight almost unnoticeable and on a breakaway chain like used for dog tags also in the no jewelry camp for the most part
     
  3. gzb

    gzb

    Jan 24, 2003
    I usually carry a knife daily, and have for the last 20 years or so.
    Those knives were usually clipped into my front side pocket, or waistband if there weren't any pockets.
    And sometimes in a sheath attached to my radio harness while working.
    Count me in on the side of never even considering carrying around my neck.
    It would annoy the hell out of me...
     
  4. Insipid Moniker

    Insipid Moniker Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 28, 2011
    I swear I'm only partly joking. Relaxing at home is often pants off time. But I found I would often still run across small, mundane tasks that required a knife. So now I have a CRKT Minimalist as my dedicated pantsless knife. ;)
     
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  5. War on Packaging

    War on Packaging

    38
    Dec 7, 2016
    OH SURE :rolleyes: we all know you walk around carrying a 5$ machete and wearing no pants. :p
     
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  6. lemonslush

    lemonslush

    782
    Aug 13, 2012
    i think the idea of this is silly. No.
     
  7. orca8589

    orca8589

    Jan 27, 2007
    "Would you carry a folding knife as a 'neck knife'? If so, open or closed?"

    I sometimes do. I have a Spyderco Tenacious that I have a kydex neck sheath for. The clip has to be oriented in the tip-down configuration, and I carry it closed. Pretty handy way to have it available when needed - BUT - it is considered a concealed weapon around here if it's not worn on the outside of your clothes.

    CRKT has the "BioTac" lanyard system - it's interesting, but not really something I have a use for.

    ~Chris
     
  8. Frisky

    Frisky

    492
    Dec 1, 2010
    I could see a tiny neck carry sheath for an Opinel #6. The knife only weighs about an ounce, but it is a little bulky in the pocket. For yard work, it would be great. For bicycling, a little Opinel #5 would be super in a neck sheath. Both would have to be closed.

    Joe
     
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