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New Pkal

Discussion in 'Ban Tang's "Stupid Sharp Knives"' started by bosco1, Sep 2, 2012.

  1. bosco1

    bosco1

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    Nov 26, 2009
    Just got my first Ban knife, a beautiful Gen 4 Pkal. What a beautiful piece of craftsmanship. Thank you Ban.

    Those of you who have a fixed blade pkal, how and where do you carry it? Horizontal or vertical? What clock position on your belt? Been carrying and training with a Spyderco Pkal for a while but this is my first fixed blade. just looking for some ideas while I start to experiment. Thanks.
     
  2. squishware

    squishware

    Jun 8, 2009
    I like my gen 1 canted forward above the beltline at 10 o clock or my gen 4 straight up above the beltline at 2.
     
  3. HikingMano

    HikingMano

    Sep 2, 2008
    When I had one, I carried it just left of centerline with handle canted 45* down for forward grip, or 2-3oclock with handle canted 45* up for reverse grip. Pretty much the way the SouthNarc folks advocate. I carry my mini-bowie (sharpened swedge) pretty much the same way now. But I have it horizontal just left of centerline, because the handle is much longer than the pikal handles.
     

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