Knife-comb and butterfly knife in the past and now
Knife-comb - a souvenir that looks likeA folding butterfly knife, but having a blade in the shape of a comb. Of course, you can use this accessory as a comb. But the main purpose of the knife-comb is to teach the beginner how to handle the balisong (Filipino knife) with a minimum of injuries on the hands.
A bit of history
The homeland of the world famous butterfly knife is the Philippines. It was in this country that the original object with the name balisong ("Bali's song") appeared. In Russia, it is often called a butterfly.
The beautiful name of the knife was received thanks tooriginal design. It is enough to look at his photograph in a semi-open form, and immediately becomes noticeable an external resemblance to this insect. Halves of the handle remind of the wings of butterfly wings.
One of the stories says that this knife was inventedFilipino fishermen, who in such difficult natural conditions needed such a convenient accessory. With the help of it, for example, it was possible to cut the rope with one hand and the other to hold, so as not to take away the water element.
The amazing design appealed to many peoples, including those who already had their own national knives. Butterfly knife liked the original shape and a set of unsurpassed qualities.
What is a convenient accessory?
Knife-comb allows you to learn all the complextricks that can be performed with a balisong. He has a folding structure with a handle, into which the body of the comb is hidden. The handle is divided into two parts and attached to the comb by hinges. At the opening, both parts diverge and meet, describing the semicircle and becoming one.
Balisong has the same design, only a comb instead of a comb. It is considered durable and reliable among other folding knives.
Advantages of this type of construction:
- comfort in use;
- reliability of the device;
- safe opening and closing;
- there is no need for an additional case;
- it is possible to use folded, for example as a means of self-defense;
- strong position in the open state;
- A symmetrical design allows it to be used by right-handed and left-handed players.
The design of the knife-comb allows you to open it in a few seconds, and this can be done with one hand.
Such an accessory can be a stylish gift to a brutal man. He will necessarily have to taste a man, even far from love for sharp objects.
Does not the law prohibit?
A butterfly knife and a comb came to the liking in thatincluding representatives of the criminal world. Undoubtedly, the masterful tricks with this knife gave solidity to any hooligan. Action movies and movies with criminal stories made the knife popular.
Law enforcement officers could not restrict the wearing of such knives. And nowadays the accessory is sold without any problems on the part of the law.
Is the knife of such a design a cold weapon? Even a person far from the criminal world, having considered the design of the knife, will be able to understand that there is not.
The butterfly differs from combat knives in the absenceGuard, and its blade is narrow and not very long. In Russia, designs that have a blade length of less than 9 cm are not considered to be cold weapons. The handle is also small, which will not allow it to be used in combat.
It is nice to own a balisong - does not mean that they can be hit hard. Although, of course, it is used as a means of self-defense.
Other camouflage knives
Knives of concealed wearing appeared during the war. They were used as weapons when performing various secret operations. Today, such items can be effective for self-defense.
Nowadays, many companies produce knives forsimilar goals. Much more dangerous than the balisong considered other options for knives, disguised as miscellaneous items. For example, a knife disguised as a comb.
Such an accessory looks like ordinarycomb. When opening, a blade appears, the handle of which is the handle of the comb. The original design allows you to make the subject as comfortable and effective as possible.
The dimensions of the knife in the form of a comb allow it to hide from extraneous views in any convenient place:
- in the pants pocket;
- on the belt;
- in hand.
The simplest device will open the blade at the most suitable moment.
Such weapons do not require special permits, and as a means of self-defense, it can be irreplaceable.