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Whale Knife


Whale Knife

whale knife

whale knife

whale knife

whale knife

skin test

big wheal keep on turnin’ by Anti-Clost-Tet

The Minotaur (Balrog) Target


The Minotaur (Balrog) Target

Minotaur (Balrog) Target

Minotaur (Balrog) Target

Minotaur (Balrog) Target

Minotaur (Balrog) Target

Minotaur (Balrog) Target from a distance of 16 feet

Minotaur (Balrog) Target from a distance of 16 feet

Minotaur (Balrog) 4 inches thick

Minotaur (Balrog) 4 inches thick

 

Coming soon: Video on throwing Axes…

Columbia Axe

Columbia Axe - right side

Columbia Axe – right side

Columbia Axe - left side

Columbia Axe – left side

Unsheathed

right side

right side

Columbia Axe unsheathed left side

left side

New Target, New Video… Coming soon.

You may check out our Videos on Knife throwing at our Youtube channel

Thank you

Throwing Knives “Large Rusty Wings”


Throwing Knives “Large Rusty Wings”

Just another day of “fun” throwing knives (Large Rusty Wings)

Large Rusty Wings

Pair of “Large Rusty Wings”

Pair of Rusty Wings Knife

Pair of Rusty Wings Knife

L&T knife

L&T knife

Please Check out the Video:

Music by: Will.I.Am. – “I like to move it”

OST: Madagascar 2 (Escape 2 Africa)

UMG Records

Rusted Knives

Rusted Knives

Throwing Knives size comparison

Throwing Knives size comparison with Dragon Kunai and Naruto Kunai

Thanks much

Throwing 3 Knives All At Once (Fantasy Master’s Dragon Kunai)


Throwing 3 Knives All At Once

(Fantasy Master’s Dragon Kunai)

…and sticking ‘em >13x from 13 feet away

Fantasy Master's Dragon Kunai

Fantasy Master’s Dragon Kunai

The Target

Sticking the door to many target’s

The Video:

DraKuNa

“DraKuNa” (Dragon Kunai Naruto)

Fantasy Master's Dragon Kunai

Fantasy Master’s Dragon Kunai

Muchas Gracias

Adios

Having fun with sho-kunai


Having fun with sho-kunai

sho-kunai in sheath

sho-kunai in sheath

Kunai-fun at the backyard video:

Ku-knives

Ku-knives

Kunai bens video:

door-busting Ku-knives

door-busting Ku-knives

“Kunai time… have fun!”

(Kun’ na’y time… have fun!)

Thank you

Happy Fiesta Iligan City 2014!


Happy Fiesta Iligan City 2014!

Sr. San Miguel - Iligan City (courtesy/retrieved from dioceseofiligan.com)

Sr. San Miguel – Iligan City (courtesy/retrieved from dioceseofiligan.com)

Viva Senior San Miguel!!!

Viva!!!

September 29, 2014

Sept 29, 2014 11:15 am

September 29, 2014 11:15 am

6:09 pm

6:09 pm

Thank you

Batangas Balisong Butterfly Knife


Batangas Balisong Butterfly Knife

Original Horse Bone Batangas Balisong

Original Horse Bone Batangas Balisong

Philippines Butterfly Knife

Philippines Butterfly Knife

Balisong Knife measured closed

Balisong Knife measured closed

Batangas Butterfly Knife opened

Batangas Butterfly Knife opened

10.96" (27.85 cm) Fan Knife

10.96″ (27.85 cm) Fan Knife

flip knife and pen knives scaled

flip knife and pen knives scaled

Philippines Balisong Knife with Pen Knives

Philippines Balisong Knife with Pen Knives

trio

trio

triOpened

triOpened

Qua-tterfly

Qua-tterfly

fat & thin

fat & thin

 

Bali-Quad

Bali-Quad

 

Contrast

Contrast

 

Ox & Butterfly

Ox & Butterfly

 

2 bots

2 bots

“Balisong”

 Its life’s story may be considered many… and arguments online somehow dates back to antiquity.

And if we talk about the terms etymology… wikipedia states, the meaning is not clear entirely.

A popular belief is that it’s derived from the Tagalog words “baling” and “sungay“.

retrieved from en.wkipedia.org

Taal, Batangas (retrieved from en.wkipedia.org)

And in the town famed for crafting these knives, Taal, Batangas, the term also happens to be the name of one of its barangay’s.

retrieved from heyokity.blogspot.com

barangay balisong (retrieved from heyokity.blogspot.com)

Wikipedia says the Tagalog term balisong means “broken or folding horn” literally, as they were made from the carved horns of a carabao or stag originally.

Carabao and Stag

Carabao and Stag

 Still much debate exist to date about its back story which many says its roots deserves more study.

And if its true history… for some… hazy and sketchy, for some… is still a mystery, and for some… it’s end of story.

BATANGASMADE or BENCHMADE

BATANGASMADE or BENCHMADE

 One thing is clear, whether we get ourselves a “Batangasmade” or a “Benchmade”

I believe we can all find some time to set aside the arguments and start flippin’ for art and our amusement.

Parts of a balisong

 These knives are no playthings… there are certain regulations on its carrying.

Always start slow when you’re still learning… and always exercise caution when practicing.

And if you can start with a balisong trainer… then that will definitely be much better.

bitten

bitten

smitten

smitten

razor-like edge

razor-like edge

cut, due to "sudden sharp movements"

cut, due to “sudden sharp movements”

as a result of injury

as a result of injury

a balisong trainer... is much better

a balisong trainer… is much better

Belt Buckle Knife designed by Dan Valois (item# DV-01): A Review


Belt Buckle Knife designed by Dan Valois (item# DV-01): A Review

The Present: Unpacking the package

wrapped in foam cushion & taped

wrapped in foam cushion & taped

Unwrapped

hello Master...

hello Master…

Master's out

Master’s out

Self Defense Belt Knife box

Self Defense Belt Knife box

item# DV-01

item# DV-01

the belt & buckle

pictured here is the item which shows the box, the belt buckle knife (sheathed), the sheath with hook (mordant) and the belt strap coiled and fastened with another small strip nylon strap fitted with a snap button.

pakkawood buckle

pakkawood buckle

The Buckle

Specs:

Material: Pakkawood

Color: Black

Length: 9.4 cm (3.70″)

Width: 0.6 cm (0.23″)

Height: 3.9 cm (1.53″)

unsheathed

unsheathed

buckle knife and a belt

buckle knife and a belt

knife's underside

knife’s underside

The Belt

Specs:

Material: Nylon

Color: Black

Length: 118 cm (46.45″) nylon belt

buckle included: 129.5 cm (50″)

Width: 3.81 cm (1.5″)

Height: 0.15 cm (0.06″)

unfastened

unfastened

The Blade

Specs:

Material: 440 Stainless Steel

Color: Black

Length (from the buckle to the tip): 9.1 cm (3.58″)

(from ricasso to the tip): 7.2 cm (2.83″)

Thickness/Width: 0.4 cm (0.15″)

Height: 2 cm (0.78″)

Cutting Edge

Length

Serrated: 2.8 cm (1.10″)

Straight: 3.3 cm (1.29″)

Overall edge length: 6.1 cm (2.40″)

Ricasso

Length: 2 cm (0.78″)

Spine to tip

Length: 9.1 cm (3.58″)

Full tang knife overall length to the tip: 17.5 cm (6.88″)

partly withdrawn from the sheath

partly withdrawn from the sheath

The Sheath

Material: ABS engineering plastic

Overall length: 16.7 cm (6.57″)

Blade Sheath’s length: 9.3 cm (3.66″)

Width: 0.1 cm (0.03″)

Height: 3.2 cm (1.25″)

The Sheath's top side

The Sheath’s top side

The Sheath - underside

The Sheath – underside

Belt Buckle Knife with the Pen Knife

Belt Buckle Knife with the Pen Knife

Belt Knife's underside with the Pen Knife

Belt Knife’s underside with the Pen Knife

Self Defense Belt Knife and Self Defense Pen Knife

Self Defense Belt Knife and Self Defense Pen Knife

a comparison of blade thickness

a comparison of blade thickness

The Belt Buckle Knife in review (item# DV-01) was designed by Dan Valois and made by Master Cutlery, Inc. (Largest variety in the knife industry), the largest knife manufacturer in the USA.

This item features a concealed, fast access belt buckle knife that can be quite handy in certain situations.

The buckle knife is affixed to the upper part of the plastic sheath by a double pronged clip found behind the buckle’s pakkawood curb handle at the end of the knife’s tang.

double pronged clip

double pronged clip

double prong clipped on sheath

double prong clipped on sheath

The hidden sheath located behind the nylon belt strap on one end of the belt keeps the blade from being seen.

The sheath (cover) affixed to one end of the belt has a single metal clip that has one end folded, attaching it to the sheath, while the other end that goes through the sheath, forms a hook (mordant) on the other side.

The sheath's clip

The sheath’s clip

The hook is the part which enters the hole that is found on an adjustable metal piece on the other end of the strap, to fit different waist sizes and buckle up the belt.

an adjustable metal piece on the other end of the strap, to fit different waist sizes and buckle up the belt.

an adjustable metal piece on the other end of the strap, to fit different waist sizes and buckle up the belt.

metal piece with hole for the hook to enter

metal piece with hole for the hook to enter

Now who would ever think that this belt hides such a tool that can prove useful in Self defense if the need arises.

 This dual-purpose belt is so cool as it not only serves to support outer garments and at the same time may provide the wearer some protection where needed, but it is also apparently fashionable and impressive.

 Here are things that you need to look out for if you happen to have this kind of Belt Knife:

1. When buckling, while trying to tighten the belt one should be careful and make sure to get a good hold of the buckle knife’s handle because you may unexpectedly pull it out, drop it and impale your foot in the process…

2. It can be considered as a “concealed weapon” and may get you into trouble…

 “In Buckle-logy terms or Belt-ly speaking”

This sheath buckle is like of the Plate-style buckle types that were common on western military belts in the mid-19th century [wikipedia(dot)com].

The blade’s sheath acts as the “chape” and in a sense, serves as the real buckle itself.

The “buckle knife and its curb handle” somehow acts as a “decoration” to make this item appear stylish.

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Thanks for dropping by!

Bakbakan sa Iligan City 2 – Airsoft Tournament Snapshots – September 2014


Bakbakan sa Iligan City 2

Airsoft Tournament Snapshots

September 6-7, 2014

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Airsoft players enjoy such tournament games… it’s not only a time to apply what a team has practiced over and over again but it is a time where one teams unity, camaraderie, comradeship, strategy and game plan will come into play…

And going against other teams in this kind of battle can never be so exciting… it’s so much fun!

And Photojournalist’s love it too…

Compliments to our photographer who… despite operating behind the Mesh, able to take snapshots and taking 3 hits… on the forehead, leg & chest from stray bb’s, with only a camera’s strap for body armor, and a cam’s lens as eye protection… really had fun becoming part of this Bakbakan sa Iligan City 2 – Airsoft Tournament’s action.

Cheers!

Radical Airsoft Mercenaries Bakbakan sa iligan 2 - Sept 6-7, 2014

Radical Airsoft Mercenaries Bakbakan sa iligan 2 – Sept 6-7, 2014

Diyandi Festival sa Iligan 2014 Schedule of Activities


Diyandi Festival sa Iligan 2014 Schedule of Activities

Diyandi Festival sa Iligan 2014 Schedule of Activities

Diyandi Festival sa Iligan 2014

September 20 Invitational Arnis Tournament

Sept 20 Arnis

Sept 20 Arnis

September 21 Boxing Tournament

Sept 21 Boxing

Sept 21 Boxing

September  27 Regional Taekwondo

Sept 27 Taekwondo

Sept 27 Taekwondo

Images

happy fiesta iligan

happy fiesta iligan 2

happy fiesta iligan 3

Tabo-an sa Iligan 2014

Tabo-an sa Iligan 2014