The Firing Line Forums

Go Back   The Firing Line Forums > Hogan's Alley > Tactics and Training

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old January 8, 1999, 12:38 PM   #1
Junior Member
Join Date: December 5, 1998
Posts: 5
Just curious. On the person, specifically entry tm operator, what type of knives do most prefer. Folders, fixed blade, production, custom blade, etc. What qualities did you look for...size, steel type, serrated or not, handle material. Also location of wear, vest, pocket, attached to holster, etc.

I personally carry a BM CQC 7 folder clipped to inside of thigh holster(in between leg and strap), but was investigating the possibility of attaching fixed blade probably 5 inches to vest. Any experiences??
srt6 is offline  
Old January 8, 1999, 05:19 PM   #2
Senior Member
Join Date: November 15, 1998
Location: Sauk Rapids, Mn, USA
Posts: 127
I Like and use a Blackjack Dive/Entry Knife. It is built like a tank and does not have that evil "Assult Knife" look to it. It will handle all you can dish out and then ask for more!!!

snoman is offline  
Old January 13, 1999, 05:50 PM   #3
Harry Humphries
Staff Alumnus
Join Date: October 13, 1998
Location: Huntington Beach, CA, USA
Posts: 59
Commercial Folders make practical sense. By the way you should try the new Emerson produced CQC7. Ernie has made great improvements since taking over production from "Bench Made". Actually most of the commercial folders are decent. Customs are too expensive and offer little if any advantage over a quality commercial piece provided a liner lock blade locking system is employed.

The knife should be readily accessible with tactical gear use. Easily accessed frontal positions make the most sense. I like the thigh strap position myself as does Chalker. When I was wearing load bearing gear, I liked the weak side shoulder position, inverted carry, for my K-Bar.

[This message has been edited by Harry Humphries (edited 01-13-99).]
Harry Humphries is offline  

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 10:41 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
This site and contents, including all posts, Copyright © 1998-2018 S.W.A.T. Magazine
Copyright Complaints: Please direct DMCA Takedown Notices to the registered agent:
Contact Us
Page generated in 0.04312 seconds with 10 queries