posted on Jul, 8 2016 @ 08:16 PM
a reply to: argentus
I wear my knife on my right, and draw with my right too, but that is because an underhand grip allows for certain methods of moving the blade, and
certain applications of force when employing the blade, which are harder to accomplish with the traditional, overhand grip.
I think if we were to build a kit carry system package for tools like axes, machetes, billhooks, and the like, with the post apocalypse in mind,
EVERYTHING would have to be fast draw capable. To that end, when I build a carry system for my billhook, it will probably be made of the same stuff,
but feature some sort of catch or quick release system. I will probably back strap that though, to make room for something else at my left hip,
perhaps a hatchet as you say. I think I have one somewhere actually... Hmmm.
Something tells me I had better get hold of some more rubber! The sheath I showed you was made of an off cut piece of rubber from one of our
suppliers, which had been used for some other project by a colleague of mine. They supply materials to shoe menders, so I am pretty certain that it
was some kind of boot rubber anyway. While I have easy access to it, I might order some more at some stage soon, and get working on a method for
carrying some other items around with me, in the event of things getting crazy.
Now that I consider it, I am going to have an awful lot of fun when I do my next little project! Harness and sheath for my billhook sounds like a
Going to have to be an odd shape though!
edit on 8-7-2016 by TrueBrit because: Added image