what knives do you run on your chest rigs?

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    looking for one to attach to the front molle. my esee 5 is way to big for my AR500 veritas. the knife doesnt have to be an esee, despite posting this on their forums. is that rude? sorry esee. thanks for any and all feedback!
     
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    I rock and roll a Cold Steel Natchez Bowie on my JAYJAYBRECONUK PATROL Vest. <<<thats on the left side. On the right side I rock a Husqvarna 3120 XP chainsaw with a 72" bar and skiptooth chain.

    on the rear of my vest I have double Cutlass swords. I also double mount 2 Viking broadswords on each side of my vest.

    In the middle I rock a 24 volt portable li-ion battery charger with a 24" x 24" solar panel mounted on my Team Wendy ballistic helmet. I like to clamp the Pos/Neg charging clamps onto my M.O.O.B.S. to give me that extra energy boost under full on battle combat stress. Couple that with my love for Amazon shopping for Japanese tentacle items at 0300 hours really gives me a energy boost.
     
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    :D
     
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    Hahahahahaha wicked awesome
     
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    no lasers?
     
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    The question is what you want the blade to accomplish, I like larger knives but the location you propose would not suit that as you note. An ESEE 3 or 4 would probably work, one with a partially serrated edge (which I generally DESPISE) would also be my choice as it is probably something you would need to used to disentangle yourself from something even to cut the webbing on your vest if you need to dump it quick. A personal favourite of mine is the Swamp Rat HRLM, about 1/2 way between and ESEE 3 and 4. This forum has NEVER been precious about discussing other brands either.
     
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    @SunVro , ok my humour aside.....,,what knives do I run on my chest rig or vest?

    95% of the time I have a Bark River Recondo strapped onto the PALS/Molle grid.

    I have very few knife sheaths that can directly mount into the pals/molle grid, and the Recondo is a favourite knife anyways
     
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    I generally have a CR2.5 attached to the chest rig.
     
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    im not trying to sound like a john wick wannabe or anything, but id prefer the knife to be good for combat since it is going to be on my plate carrier but also good for what you mentioned ( cutting yourself free from your vest if need be ) ive thought about getting an esee 4 for that, i love the 5 after all, but i am going to look into what you guys mentioned here. thanks!
     
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    Lately I've been carrying an esee 3 on my sar vest behind a pouch. Big enough to do most chores without issue but low profile enough to not scare the hell outta people.
     
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    I have a CR2.5 on the front and an Esee 3 on the bottom.
     
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