Carrying a knife..

Just been given a nice little leatherman C33 knife for christmas..

My only slight concern is that its got a locking blade..

Is being a gardener as your profession a good enough reason to be carrying a knife if you were ever asked to turn out your pockets??

Anyone else carry a pocket knife for everyday use?

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  • PRO
    I carry a leatherman multi tool and don’t expect any problems and have never been stopped.
    Though I have to say it’s rarely in my pocket when not working
    With a folding knife I’d be tempted to keep in van.
  • PRO

    I'd never carry a knife in public places. In a garden, to/from a garden maybe, but the legalities esp re:a lock knife means its too risky. Mult-tool or similar in a sheath etc then yes

  • PRO
    I always carry a pocket knife except when going over seas as lost too many good knifes that way! Came in useful at Christmas when the wife went over board on the sellotape!
    • PRO

      Take it that relates to presents and not bondage ?

  • They're great little knives but to be honest, how often would you really use it to make it worth carrying around all the time......... my pockets are full enough already with all the customers money:) (if only!)    There's times a knife might be handy but the secateurs invariably suffice.

  • I have carried a pocket knife for over 50 years and it is surprising how much varied use it gets my current one has a locking blade witch is just under 3 inch.

    even though I have just retired I still carry it, just used it this morning to poke a nail out of the stove grate before I lit it 

    • PRO

      no sure of exact legalities but i believe you are able to carry any work related tool to and from a work situation 

      as a previous chef -- we would often carry a extensive collection of 'extremely' large and sharp blades to and from work -- often on foot through public places or on public transport. 

  • PRO
    They should be more worried about the Stihl Bush hook that I carry.
    • Mick dundee
      • PRO
        Haha, it sure is a beast!
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