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What kind of cutting tool do you have and where do you mount it?

Discussion in 'Knives and Cutting Tools' started by wetb4igetinthewater, Sep 14, 2017.

How do you mount your cutting tools? What kind and where?

  1. On wrist

    7 vote(s)
    5.1%
  2. On dive computer

    11 vote(s)
    8.1%
  3. on waist belt

    66 vote(s)
    48.5%
  4. on shoulder strap

    41 vote(s)
    30.1%
  5. in pocket

    11 vote(s)
    8.1%
  1. Dan

    Dan Orca

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    I lost my knife during a dive. Fortunately one of my dive buddies found it on a sandy bottom as the shiny blade reflecting the sun light. Since then, I tether its handle on to its holster to make sure I won't lose it again.

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  2. Saboteur

    Saboteur Regular of the Pub

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  3. gypsyjim

    gypsyjim I have an alibi ScubaBoard Supporter

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    Several types, EZ line cutter, a knife and shears, all mounted on different locations on the webbing around my waist.
    I used to keep a Ramora mounted on my inflator hose too, but these days I carry my regs on flights, and TSA frowns on such a blade in carry-on.
     
  4. tursiops

    tursiops Marine Scientist and Master Instructor ScubaBoard Supporter

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  5. Ghost Diver #

    Ghost Diver # ScubaBoard Supporter ScubaBoard Supporter

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  6. Daebado

    Daebado Nassau Grouper

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    Thanks Trailboss, that's actually a lot simpler than I had imagined! I really like that idea!
     
  7. MrBigfins

    MrBigfins Barracuda

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    Location: Pittsburgh Pa
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    Trilobite on shoulder strap, knife in right leg pocket.
     
  8. Jiminy

    Jiminy Barracuda

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    Location: East Coast
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    Mares Hand Line Cutter right shoulder. Its a ceramic cutter with a titanium blade on the other side

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  9. D_Fresh

    D_Fresh Barracuda

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    I have an Aqualung squeeze knife on my waistband pocket and a Trilobite on my shoulder strap at chest height. Honestly my knife doesn't get a lot of use UW, but I'm a knife guy so it goes with me anyways. The Trilobite gets a lot of use clearing bits of rope or fishing line from reefs.
     
  10. WarrenZ

    WarrenZ Solo Diver

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    Location: Las Cruces NM
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    Does the blade side tip fold in/out or is it fixed like that?
     

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