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1/25/2018 7:38:29 AM
Posted: 2/25/2006 4:35:41 PM EST
I have this knife and want to attach it to my lower leg. I originally tried this using just two pieces of paracord tied around my leg but that didn’t seem to work too well. I was wondering if anyone knows the way they are really supposed to be attached

Thanks in advance

Link Posted: 2/25/2006 4:38:07 PM EST
Link Posted: 2/25/2006 4:40:41 PM EST
thought of that but sort of want a way I can take it on and off easier
Link Posted: 2/25/2006 4:40:59 PM EST
[Last Edit: 2/25/2006 4:50:01 PM EST by joker581]
It is meant to be attached to your belt, or the the attachment on an aircrew survival belt. You could try some elastic bands but I wouldn't count on them being very secure.

Brigade Quartermaster used to have some kind of harness for strapping a knife to the lower leg.

ETA: Here it is www.actiongear.com/cgi-bin/tame.exe/agcatalog/level4s.tam?xax=16928&pagenumber%2Eptx=1&M5COPY%2Ectx=7687&M5%2Ectx=3375&M2%5FDESC%2Ectx=Holsters%2C%20Magazine%20Pouches%2C%20Belts%2­C%20Accessory%20Pouches&level3%2Ectx=results%2Etam&query%2Ectx=leg%20knife&backto=%2Fagcatalog%2Fresults%2Etam
Link Posted: 2/25/2006 4:42:14 PM EST
Stick it in the top of a boot...
Link Posted: 2/25/2006 5:49:35 PM EST
[Last Edit: 2/25/2006 5:56:22 PM EST by MrPink123]

Originally Posted By NME:
Stick it in the top of a boot...

I'm watching Band of Brothers again and it looks like thats what they did in WWII...don't know how accurate the show is but would assume fairly.

ETA: now it dosen't look like they did that....looks like its a special sheath
Link Posted: 2/25/2006 5:53:37 PM EST
Actually sticking a knife in the top of your boot isn't that great. It isn't comfortable and keeps you from being able to lace your boot tight.

Attatching it to the outside of a boot works better. Strapping it around your calf makes it much easier to reach.
Link Posted: 2/25/2006 6:04:02 PM EST
Mine had a nice resting place inside my LPA. It was right next to the pencil flares, shark repellant, dye marker, 45 holster and the shroud cutter.

If I had to bail, then after I landed, it would have been on the outside of my flight suit.

If I was to have one as a civilian, then those all important belt loops and my belt is where it would be.
Link Posted: 2/25/2006 6:07:22 PM EST
Link Posted: 2/25/2006 6:11:13 PM EST

Originally Posted By FITTER:

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