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Sunday Go To Meeting knives

Discussion in 'Non-Firearm Weapons' started by kBob, Dec 6, 2012.

  1. kBob

    kBob Active Member

    So what do you carry to church? Assuming you go. What do you carry when you dress up and don't think that big honking sheath knife or uglly pocket clip would be welcome?

    I carry the little gimmie Buck lock back as my main Sunday go to meeting knife as it drops right into ahidden watch pocket in my suit and is "just not there". Still allows one hand opening for one handed chores, but not as fast as the big pocket clip knives.

    The Mother of Pearl is my left pocket knife that I pull out if someone at church or the business party asks for a knife or "something to cut this thread with.

    The Chinese SAK ripp off (POJ) is a substitute for the Mother of Pearl as is the Chinese Ducks unLimited three bladed slip joint.

    The two bladed BEAR (made in USA) is preffered over the CHinese stuff, but sometimes I forget where I set it down last Sunday, especially if I m already fired up over missplacing the Mother of Pearl.

    Any others want to jump in?


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  2. bikerdoc

    bikerdoc Moderator

    Truth beknown Kbob, I carry the same knives to church I carry durring the week.
    A Spyderco Endura and a Spryderco Native. Aso my old Schrade-Walden slipjoint.

    I do have a church gun, a little Bersa 380 cc
  3. Swami

    Swami New Member

    I usually take one of my nicer Cases, but this is what I call my "tuxedo knife"! :D


    Ultra-violet smooth bone, raindrop damascus... it's purty!
  4. BigHossCCF

    BigHossCCF New Member

    ^^^ That's sweet...a little too purdy for my liking, but nice for the knife shelf!
  5. squarepants33889

    squarepants33889 New Member

    Thanks for the idea. I usually just stick my Kershaw Chive with a belt clip into my pocket. After reading your post I told my wife, "I need a knife for church" she just rolled her eyes and said "this is not a function that could be performed by any your other pocket knives or your hunting knives or your camping knives or your work knives or your key ring knives or your toolbox knives or your fishing knives is it?" I grinned back at her and said, "Nope, everything has somewhere it belongs. I need something fancier that belongs in church." She rolled her eyes and said "I'm not sure you really belong in church, but they've always let you in!"
  6. squarepants33889

    squarepants33889 New Member

    Btw, beautiful Case
  7. beatledog7

    beatledog7 New Member

    Attached to my truck key is a tiny little Buck folder that I bought while deployed in Kosovo. While in a worship service at church, it's all I have.

    I'm there a lot outside of actual worship services, and then it's a half serrated Kershaw Leek with the clip reversed to carry tip up on my weak side front pocket.
  8. kyletx1911

    kyletx1911 New Member

    A friend that i shoot with works for the rangers thats how i got this

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  9. JShirley

    JShirley Administrator Staff Member

    If I was going someplace where I needed to dress nicely, and wanted a capable but smaller knife, something like this Salsa would do the trick.

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  10. Zeke/PA

    Zeke/PA Active Member

    Case Slimline Trapper or a #6 Opinel !
  11. zhyla

    zhyla New Member

    I had someone at church recently notice my pocket clip (never happened before). When he found out it was a Spyderco he started rattling off the Spydies he has.

    I don't blink at taking a knife to church.
  12. kBob

    kBob Active Member

    WHen it is not a suit wearing occassion I do carry other knives to church.

    Oddly for three years almost all the missionaries that have been at my ward have had some type of clip on type. All of these young men have been from rural areas and a couple of times when others had overheard me talking to them about pocket knives and commented on the appropriateness of missionaries with knives these farm and small town boys have stared at the interpopers like they were suggesting they mount their bikes for traveling without pants.

    I really think only two had any thoughts about the possibility that their clip ons were a weapon. One was a policeman four years before he took a mission and the other was an Infantry Vet of the recent SWA games before he took the calling.

  13. Gordon

    Gordon Active Member

    I am an acolyte (sometimes) and I always carry this when about and not working or out in the bush


    but if I have something in a pants pocket or a suit jacket it would be this Emerson Persian
  14. JohnnyOrygun

    JohnnyOrygun New Member

    One of my Sunday Go to Meeting Knives

    I sometimes carry this little knife, it literally disappears in my pocket. While not large enough for serious work, it can handle the more mundane tasks quite well.[​IMG]

    The one thing about this knife is the bolsters don't seem like the right style for a 2005 knife, most of the pictures of 2000's knives don't have the square edges on the bolsters. Compare the bolsters to this knife

    I sometimes carry a sodbuster jr, while not as fancy it is functional or I have a black Case Trapper, or a CRKT Lake Series Laredo that is actually autographed by the the designer Ron Lake who lives near Eugene, Oregon
    Although this thread has me thinking I need a fancier knife for Dressier occasions. :)
  15. mdauben

    mdauben New Member

    I've got a cute little Case Peanut with mother-of-pearl scales that I use as my "genteman's" knife.

  16. 22-rimfire

    22-rimfire New Member

    I carry the same SAK on Sunday as I do any other day. But if I am wearing a suit, I tend to carry a flatter knife such as a SOG Twitch II or SOG Access Card 2.0. Seldom a day goes by that I don't use a knife. If it is not in my pocket, I feel like something is missing.
  17. OptimusPrime

    OptimusPrime New Member

    Am I the only one who still carries my Swiss Army Victorinox? Every day it's in my pocket, Sunday too.
  18. lemaymiami

    lemaymiami Active Member

    For dress up occasions (church or otherwise) my first choice is an Al Mar Eagle (the lightweigt model with a very slim profile). Although it has a clip (like my Benchmade) I've learned the hard way not to use it, preferring instead an inside the pocket carry. I lost the first Eagle while doing a long run back towards the west coast of the 'Glades. When I got where I was going, killed the motor, and set up to fish that blade was just gone....

    I've considered the Eagle my "dress up knife" since it's rarely used and looks in new condition in spite of being carried... occasionally.
  19. P.B.Walsh

    P.B.Walsh Active Member

    I carry what I carry during the week, either a custom 4" fixed or a Buck Vantage Pro. I see no reason to not carry at church, it is basically an extention of my home.
  20. rayban

    rayban New Member

    Here's mine....I call it my dress-up knife....modded Case Sodbuster.


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