1. Click here to enter the drawing for your chance to win an Ontario Knives Spec Plus SP8 Machete Survival Knife & Ka-Bar Dozier Folding Hunter, , Bladeforums.com swag or memberships!

    Be sure to read the rules before entering, then help us decide next week's giveaway by hitting the poll in that thread! Entries close at midnight, Saturday Sept 7!

    Once the entries close, we'll live stream the drawing on Sunday, Sept 8 at 5PM Eastern. Tune in to our YouTube channel TheRealBladeForums for a chance to win bonus prizes!

    Questions? Comments? Post in the discussion thread here

FOR SALE: Another bowie-barong hybrid

Discussion in 'Bensinger Handforged Knives' started by J W Bensinger, Nov 15, 2016.

  1. J W Bensinger

    J W Bensinger

    Mar 26, 2009
    This one is more Bowie and less barong than the last one-full distalled, differential hardened 80CrV2 with canvas micarta. Forged from 1/4" stock, 9"+ cutting edge and 10+ reach.
    I can supply a tek lok, g-clip or fit the sheath with a belt stud for a lil' bit more.
    $390 shipped CONUS+2, PP fees included
    Thanks for looking
  2. madcap_magician

    madcap_magician Platinum Member Platinum Member

    Feb 27, 2005
    I really like this design, but I'm kind of curious why you chose such a long ricasso with a choil.
  3. J W Bensinger

    J W Bensinger

    Mar 26, 2009
    I wanted to do something that allowed you to choke up on it and do it in such a way that the balance dropped back solidly into your hand when you did, and left it noseheavy in the long grip for hard strikes. It took me a while to get used to the look but it works very well.
    I'm happy to make 'em with less choil, or none at all depending on what's desired
    EDIT: this is the very first of the breed-it's quite a bit more pronounced
    And this is what the "barongier" hybrids look like
    Last edited: Nov 15, 2016
  4. 1066vik

    1066vik Gold Member Gold Member

    Nov 28, 2009
    VERY light for it's size - great balance, too.

Share This Page