In most cases, the knife lanyard is made of leather strips of various thicknesses and is used mainly as a decorative element. The lanyard in the form of a rope loop is more convenient. It helps with chopping, butchering, sometimes used to quickly and easily remove a folding knife from a pocket or from a case.
Lanyard for a knife, practical use of a lanyard on a knife in conditions of survival.
However, there is a possibility that such a lanyard may catch branches in the forest if the knife hangs in a case on a belt. On folding knives, the lanyard is very easy to cut through by closing the knife blade, and it can also interfere with its opening. In our opinion, it is more practical to use a paracord or nylon cord with a diameter of about 3 mm as a material for a lanyard.
Such cords, of various colors, are sold on construction markets and in stores, at a price of 0.7-0.8 hryvnia per meter, tensile strength of about 70-80 kg. Such a lanyard is formed by weaving a scaffold assembly and its main advantage is that, if necessary, it unfolds into a more than one meter solid cord. In the lanyard shown in the photo, 1.2 meters of the cord, and in the woven state it is smaller in size than a matchbox.
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traps or snares.
For carrying large quantities of small firewood.
As a noose for catching large fish.
For a homemade bow string.
For fastening a knife on a pole as a spear or spear.
As a temporary substitute for a medical tourniquet.
Self Defense Tool.