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Horizontal knife carrying #7108634
03/12/18 01:32 PM
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I noticed a few "guys" carrying their knives in a horizontal sheath . What's up whit this?


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Re: Horizontal knife carrying [Re: Buzzsaw] #7108738
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Not sure why you would carry a pocket knife like that, but whatever floats your boat. I do have a Buck 0119 that I lost the sheath on long time ago. Recently ordered a horizontal sheath for it and like it a lot. Knife doesn't jab my lovehandles or anything else now when I am sitting down.

This one.
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Re: Horizontal knife carrying [Re: Buzzsaw] #7108742
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Cattlemen and ranchers carry their knives that way up here, I think it makes for easier unsheathing in case of a rope emergency, i.e. they need to cut a rope quick. Lots of guys still use horses to check cattle where atvs can not navigate the rough terrain.
Also makes for more comfortable carry like chalet stated above.

Re: Horizontal knife carrying [Re: Buzzsaw] #7108816
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I love them and make them. Cross draw only way to go.

Re: Horizontal knife carrying [Re: Buzzsaw] #7108817
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Nice gut!! smile smile

Re: Horizontal knife carrying [Re: White Falcon] #7109432
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Re: Horizontal knife carrying [Re: SnakeWrangler] #7109775
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Originally Posted By: White Falcon
Nice gut!! smile smile
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Re: Horizontal knife carrying [Re: Buzzsaw] #7109849
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They are much more comfortable to carry

Re: Horizontal knife carrying [Re: Buzzsaw] #7110041
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I agree, looks like a better way to carry a hunting knife


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Re: Horizontal knife carrying [Re: Buzzsaw] #7110976
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I quit with folding knives after one folded on my finger while killing something. Horizontal carry allows you to have a full size fixed blade on you without it being in the way. I've carried a 3" blade up front for years.


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Re: Horizontal knife carrying [Re: Buzzsaw] #7111080
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I don't like belts, so that is why I made this one above like a paddle holster.

Re: Horizontal knife carrying [Re: White Falcon] #7116722
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Originally Posted By: White Falcon
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Re: Horizontal knife carrying [Re: Buzzsaw] #7118069
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I carry the EDC knife that MikeC made me in a horizontal sheath everyday. It's really handy for one handed draw or resheathing it.

It's also out of the way when driving. Is it better than a vertical sheath? I don't know. I like it though, no matter what the THF fashion police think of it.

Re: Horizontal knife carrying [Re: Buzzsaw] #7118587
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I have several case pocket knives, as well as other brands that i have in horizontal or 45 deg sheaths. I need to find some for my fixed blade knives that i wear occasionally. They are more comfortable, especially when a person is a little more "fluffy" than they used to be.

Re: Horizontal knife carrying [Re: Wytex] #7118827
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Originally Posted By: Wytex
Cattlemen and ranchers carry their knives that way up here, I think it makes for easier unsheathing in case of a rope emergency, i.e. they need to cut a rope quick. Lots of guys still use horses to check cattle where atvs can not navigate the rough terrain.
Also makes for more comfortable carry like chalet stated above.
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Makes sense though I've not really seen it don't think. Available from a manufacturer???

Re: Horizontal knife carrying [Re: Buzzsaw] #7135094
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Even Bigfoot Wallace carried his knife horizontal.

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