Notsurewhy wrote: ↑
Fri Feb 07, 2020 11:18 am
None for me. Doesn't that chafe?
Obviously carry whatever way makes you happy, but who buys pants/shorts without pockets? Even my gym shorts and pajama pants have pockets.
Side note: I think We've uncovered at least one reason why some people have more corrosion issues than others. If I'm doing something sweaty, it's a lot damper in my waistband than my pocket.
i keep my main carry in my pocket and have the pacific salt as a backup and a serrated edge. i carry it in the same way while swimming in the ocean or working out, so it's nice for consistency. as i stated before, the contoured edges are nice on the pacific salt and it doesn't bother me at all in my waistband. in fact, the only issue i ever had with my pacific salt in my waistband was while playing sports. it wasn't supposed to be a physical game, but you know how those things go. i ended up getting flipped and landed right on it. you could see the texture of the grip, the outline of the knife, and even the spyderhole in my bruise, but the knife was fine and so was i. it would've been a lot less secure and more dangerous for me and others if it had been in my pocket instead of my waistband.
as far as your side note, that may be true for some, but i know it's not for others. personally, i've never had a knife develop any serious rust on me because i take care of them. however, i've seen plenty of them rust for other people, even in pockets. and my advocacy for more salt knives is because i like the carefree nature of a salt knife. i like that i can use it to cut my kids' food up for them and put it away quickly for safety without worrying about staining it before i can get back to it to clean it. also, i think self-defense knives like the yojimbo and matriarch specifically should be salt knives so they can be carried anywhere on the body worry free. if these steels weren't out there, i'd not give it any thought at all and just happily carry s30v (or even 8cr13mov), but they are out there, so why not?