The Official Lanyard Thread

Discussion in 'General Knife Discussion' started by ChazzyP, Jan 7, 2017.

  1. Gary W. Graley

    Gary W. Graley “Imagination is more important than knowledge" Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Mar 2, 1999
    Had a friend's folder drop by, made the same mod on his folder as I did on mine, cutting out part of the G10 so the paracord is flush with the scales now.

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  2. Mr.sig239

    Mr.sig239 Gold Member Gold Member

    333
    Apr 16, 2007
    Looks great! Excellent mod.
     
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  3. ChazzyP

    ChazzyP Platinum Member Platinum Member

    Dec 27, 2014
    I like that mod too, @Gary W. Graley .

    I've got a couple of very similar knives here-- Russian heritage, anodized Ti frame locks, long, straight, slender, with M390 blades--with very similar lanyards to boot. Both are tied in one of my favorite 550 patterns--all-nylon King Tut--each with one of my several ferruled blue glass beads which don't bang up the ano'd finish on the knives. The MILK has two False Turks Head knots and my brand new Olamic Rainmaker features two extended Crown and Diamonds.

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  4. HOKIE_FAN

    HOKIE_FAN

    Aug 7, 2010
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  5. Pt-Luso

    Pt-Luso Basic Member Basic Member

    Nov 8, 2014
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  6. cnm123

    cnm123 Gold Member Gold Member

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    Sep 7, 2015
    The one on the manix still needs a little tweaking. It’s not as tight as I want it.
    The one on the para3 is just overhand knots; I just can’t get that leather to do anything else.
    I think the bead goes well with the Lynch clip.
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  7. Converge

    Converge

    718
    Oct 4, 2014
    These are all super nice examples of lanyards. I find them to be required on certain knives for ease of pulling from pocket but you can't deny how nice some of these look. I've just been using a really basic one but I'll definitely be trying some of the ones in this thread out.

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  8. Pt-Luso

    Pt-Luso Basic Member Basic Member

    Nov 8, 2014
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  9. theunforgiven1

    theunforgiven1

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    Jul 28, 2014
    i have two questions

    1. do you let your lanyard hang over the pants pocket?
    2. what is everyones favorite metal bead?
     
  10. Feca10ne

    Feca10ne Gold Member Gold Member

    678
    Jan 29, 2020
    1.Yes, the amount of lanyard length you let hang over your pocket is highly symbolic;)

    2. This is the most elusive bead known to mankind.....
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    The infamous clickbait bead:D
     
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  11. Mr.sig239

    Mr.sig239 Gold Member Gold Member

    333
    Apr 16, 2007
    Depending on where I am I leave it out or place it in my pocket. Usually it is out.
    My favorite bead is this one, though I have made myself over 30 different fobs:
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  12. Pt-Luso

    Pt-Luso Basic Member Basic Member

    Nov 8, 2014
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  13. ChazzyP

    ChazzyP Platinum Member Platinum Member

    Dec 27, 2014
    I leave my lanyards out. They've gotten longer and floppier over the years and hang down prominently. I'll leave it to @Feca10ne to determine what that symbolizes. :rolleyes: In a crowd or more urban environment I'll tuck it in. I could make 'em six feet long for social distancing purposes. :p

    Favorite metal bead? There's a lot, so here are some....

    Sinkevich Gaudi
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    Zoe Crist Damascus
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    Olamic Armored Owl
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    Vintage Nazgul/Shirogorov
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    Inspiribomb on my well-used Turtle
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    Hinderer South Sister
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    Brass Inspiribomb on my XM-18
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    Shiro Radiator
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    I got kinda carried away here. I've got lotsa more modest ones that match knives well that I'm particularly fond of too.
     
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  14. Pt-Luso

    Pt-Luso Basic Member Basic Member

    Nov 8, 2014
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  15. theunforgiven1

    theunforgiven1

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    Jul 28, 2014
    very nice work everyone. i hope my lanyard turns out half as nice as everybodys
     
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  16. ChazzyP

    ChazzyP Platinum Member Platinum Member

    Dec 27, 2014
    I'm really pleased to have a Plain Jane CRK back in my collection as I traded away my PJ 25 a while back as part of a deal for a Shiro. As this Inkosi Insingo is a very modest-looking knife I figured a modest looking lanyard was most appropriate. I chose this black/grey 550 Nylon and a smallish Ti bead with a touch of blue ano to match the thumb studs surrounded by 6 snake knots. The knots are just big enough to keep the bead from banging on the slabs and clip excessively and accelerating the wear on what will be a user anyway.

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  17. Toe Cutter

    Toe Cutter

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    May 11, 2020
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    Combat Troodon is wearing a Zoe Crist damascus and titanium Microtech logo.

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    Gerber 06 has Jack Skellington.

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    Boker is plain jane.

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  18. DangerZone98

    DangerZone98

    863
    Dec 7, 2019
    Awesome! I didn’t know we had a thread like this.

    Here’s mine. Nothing fancy, but I’m quite happy with it.

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  19. bflying

    bflying Gold Member Gold Member

    Mar 4, 2014
    1. Usually.
    2. Currently on a kick with my simple homemade wire twists. Copper, Silver, and Titanium.

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  20. vjb.knife

    vjb.knife Gold Member Gold Member

    920
    Feb 2, 2002
    I put a lot of different lanyards on my folders. Here is my usual carry pair, a Hinderer XM-24 and a Swiss Army Classic. The XM-24 has a bead of the Kirby Morgan Superlite Diving Helmet I used on a couple of commercial diving jobs. The SA Classic has a cliphook that I use to attach it to my car key ring for whichever car I am driving.
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