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BullOnParade wrote:Also going to give this one a try. The actual wrap on the handle isn't too original, at least it looks like something I've done before, but the finger loop (maybe*) is a good idea.
*I'll post some feedback after I try it out myself.
offcamber wrote:Please don't take this the wrong way, but having your hand attached to a striking weapon/tool is a bad idea.
I used to work a lot in the field using machetes, and we wouldn't even allow wrist lanyards b/c they were dangerous.
I won't even use one that has a hand guard after an incident that broke a metacarpal in my hand with a USGI machete.
There is potential for a lot of damage with an index finger looped through a coil and attached.
Like I said, please don't take offence, and its a neat idea that looks cool, but the cons outweigh the pros for me on this one.
BullOnParade wrote:Can you please give details as to why it's such a bad idea? I understand risks of lanyards or something tightening around extremities (finger/wrist) but if you're aware of it, you can monitor it.
alptraum wrote:EDIT = Without going into a bunch of detail I'll just say that knives and other blade based weapons and tools have been around for a long long time. There are good reasons you don't see stuff like this on them.
res1cue wrote:alptraum wrote:EDIT = Without going into a bunch of detail I'll just say that knives and other blade based weapons and tools have been around for a long long time. There are good reasons you don't see stuff like this on them.
I can see where you are coming from for larger blades and choppers, although in the past 2 years of experimenting I haven't had a problem yet. For smaller blades, I'd argue that trench knives and subhilt fighters are an analog of what I made
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