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Boot Knife.....looking for suggestions
« on: March 17, 2019, 05:59:42 PM »
OK all you knife people.....I'm researching a good boot knife.  What It needs;  1.  be comfortable  2.  be top quality  3.  be concealale  4.  be versatile. 

What do you all think??  If you have pics of what to show off, that would be great. 

Thanks
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Re: Boot Knife.....looking for suggestions
« Reply #1 on: March 17, 2019, 06:05:57 PM »
Like this?  :dunno:

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Re: Boot Knife.....looking for suggestions
« Reply #2 on: March 17, 2019, 06:11:03 PM »
Like this?  :dunno:

Pretty sure Patrick Swayze broke a guys leg in road house when he tried to use a knife like that.  With that said....it's a hard no on that style. 

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Re: Boot Knife.....looking for suggestions
« Reply #3 on: March 17, 2019, 06:11:22 PM »
Fairbairn Sykes.

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Re: Boot Knife.....looking for suggestions
« Reply #4 on: March 17, 2019, 06:19:22 PM »
I have a timberline lightfoot that I like a lot.
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Re: Boot Knife.....looking for suggestions
« Reply #5 on: March 17, 2019, 06:29:59 PM »
I have a benchmade bought before the drama


https://www.benchmade.com/fixed-blade-knives/cbk-family.html


know your knife laws
https://app.leg.wa.gov/RCW/default.aspx?cite=9.41.250

can't conceal a double bladed knife "dirk, dagger"

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Re: Boot Knife.....looking for suggestions
« Reply #6 on: March 17, 2019, 07:14:09 PM »
Fairbairn Sykes.
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Re: Boot Knife.....looking for suggestions
« Reply #7 on: March 17, 2019, 07:42:27 PM »
I have a benchmade bought before the drama


https://www.benchmade.com/fixed-blade-knives/cbk-family.html


know your knife laws
https://app.leg.wa.gov/RCW/default.aspx?cite=9.41.250

can't conceal a double bladed knife "dirk, dagger"



Good point.

:chuckle:

As I recall, my Benchmade Osborne ran afoul of local length limits.

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Re: Boot Knife.....looking for suggestions
« Reply #8 on: March 17, 2019, 07:48:59 PM »
I'm a fan of CRKT's Sting knife, and the sheath it comes with. I purchased one for my brother who is in law enforcement and he carries it regularly. Cheaper than a Benchmade, but still decent quality.

https://www.crkt.com/sting.html

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Re: Boot Knife.....looking for suggestions
« Reply #9 on: March 17, 2019, 09:35:19 PM »
know your knife laws
https://app.leg.wa.gov/RCW/default.aspx?cite=9.41.250

can't conceal a double bladed knife "dirk, dagger"

I read that.  What is the world is a "slung shot?"  Do you mean that sling shots are illegal??  Really?
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Re: Boot Knife.....looking for suggestions
« Reply #10 on: March 17, 2019, 09:40:53 PM »
monkey fist with a metal ball in inside  :o

here's a modern one

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Re: Boot Knife.....looking for suggestions
« Reply #11 on: March 18, 2019, 10:16:11 AM »
know your knife laws
https://app.leg.wa.gov/RCW/default.aspx?cite=9.41.250

can't conceal a double bladed knife "dirk, dagger"

I read that.  What is the world is a "slung shot?"  Do you mean that sling shots are illegal??  Really?
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Re: Boot Knife.....looking for suggestions
« Reply #12 on: March 18, 2019, 01:52:11 PM »
I'd look for an old Gerber Mark I. Ebay has several.

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Re: Boot Knife.....looking for suggestions
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Re: Boot Knife.....looking for suggestions
« Reply #14 on: June 16, 2019, 08:50:06 PM »
I suspect Jim carried his Knife somewhere besides his Boot ! ;)
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Re: Boot Knife.....looking for suggestions
« Reply #15 on: June 28, 2019, 10:23:26 AM »
Not to change the subject, but besides the cool factor, why? If it is purely for cool factor I get it, if it is for defense good luck getting to it when you really need it. Reasoning might help with correct suggestions too.
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