Results 1 to 3 of 3

Thread: Rubber/kydex drop down

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Jun 2001
    Location
    Utah
    Posts
    10,990

    Rubber/kydex drop down


    Support BladeForums!
    Paid memberships don't see ads!
    Hi Everybody,

    I re-thought the drop down dangler.

    Leather was nice but still a pain to work with and bio-degradable.

    So since I have worked with this rubber for making my hawk and exposed spine sheath straps for years I did a little thinking and this is what I came up with.

    1st the rubber is actually boiler gasket material
    a very tough nylon mesh over-molded with rubber.
    Some of the straps on my hawk sheaths have been over seas for several summers with some troops and no problem.

    I re-enforce the bolt holes with the same black oxide brass eyelets we all use to hold kydex sheaths together.

    The kydex mounting piece is made from .125" or 1/8" kydex and re-enforced again with eyelets
    It is made to be reversible and set up for RH or LH carry.
    You can also flip it end over end to adjust the height of carry.
    with the three holes you can move the drop down over one hole and more center the drop down

    Best part is you can put this on any of my sheaths set up for a large tek-lok

    So what do you think ?

    left to right
    3" , 4.5", and 6" drops





    on a sandwich sheath





    shift over one



    on the sheath





    Taco (fold over )sheath





    mid length drop





    shifted





    fliped







    Long dangler on a Taco (fold over)







    sandwich style





    shifted







    flipped to adjust ride height





    Left handed Carry







    kydex part









    Last edited by David Brown; 02-17-2014 at 01:02 PM.

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Jul 2009
    Location
    Utah
    Posts
    3,326
    Photos?
    2015 Edge Out Project:
    Ryan Weeks - Ryan W. Knives
    ABS Apprentice Smith

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Aug 2011
    Location
    South Florida
    Posts
    4,246
    Like the ASHBM taco with long dangler

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •