Most of us have seen a throwing knife - essentially a weighted blade with a tang that doubles as a handle - one long metal piece.
I do not have the skill, or see much use in getting the skill to use a throwing knife, BUT I have thought of getting a few and using them as pre-made blades to attach to other things.
Whenever anyone gets lost in the woods, it seems like they always make a spear by sharpening a stick, and I am wondering if anyone thinks it possible to attach the throwing knife to the end of a stick to serve that same purpose.
I havn't tried it, but has anyone tried using thesse blades for anyhting other than throwing?
What other reasons do people carry throwing knives?
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I really know nothing about this subject but in thinking this through, I think a throwing knife attached to the end of a stick would put too much weight at the 'sharp' end of that stick and throwing a home made spear like that would be difficult. You'd probably be better off if you got lost in the woods, had a throwing knife and knew how to throw it. It seems a sharpened stick at the end of a long stick would be more balanced for throwing. As to how useful that would be, I don't know.
I'm looking forward to reading replies from people who actually know something about this, though.
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