Random thoughts, K18 style:
Dan Keffeler is a good cutter.
I have a bad shoulder right now which limits my power output.
Oak is pretty tough, and smallish trees give way/move and absorb energy.
I do want to try the 2x4 smash with a fixed, rigid target.
All that said, here are some mediocre...
Mine arrived 2 weeks ago, I’ve just been too busy with a move to play with it yet and take some pics. But there’s a bit of a list status update for you.
I had a very thick cardboard tube in the kitchen. No room to swing, but I took a little partial jab at it, being careful not wreck the wall...
Carries pretty well here also. I just pivot more vertically to draw. And to your point Josh, I did slice that belt loop carrying and drawing a larger knife in this position.
This thing is begging for pocket leather tho! The kydex fit is excellent, but my thumb is always looking for a small...