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Old 01-10-2017, 08:31 AM
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kydex sheathe

What is yalls opinion on kydex sheathes for 1084 steel knives? i eventually want to get good enough to try and start selling my knives, however, i hate leather work. With that said i had a guy my brother in law works with offer to make kydex sheathes for my knives very cheap...so is kydex sheathe a good option? He does excellent work, i have seen many gun holsters he has made from kydex.

Once again thanks for yalls input!
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Old 01-10-2017, 12:22 PM
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Nothing wrong with Kydex but it sells better when it matches the style and purpose of the knife. If you're making a tactical knife then Kydex is just the ticket. For a nice hunting knife Kydex is harder to sell, leather is considered to be classier....


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Old 01-11-2017, 02:31 PM
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Nothing wrong with Kydex but it sells better when it matches the style and purpose of the knife. If you're making a tactical knife then Kydex is just the ticket. For a nice hunting knife Kydex is harder to sell, leather is considered to be classier....
This^^. Personally and on purely a functional level, I'd chose Kydex every time. I like the LOOK of leather better, but Kydex just works. But....almost without fail, anyone who asks for me to build a knife will choose leather almost every time.


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