"Pocketknives
to
Broadswords "
The tang is the portion of the blade that is inside the handle.
Listed below are the some of the different types of tangs you can expect to find throughout our inventory.

~ Full Tang ~
Entire handle is the tang with handle scales attached to the sides.

  ~ Rat-Tail Tang ~
The end of the tang is threaded pommel which secures the blade to the handle.
  ~ Half Tang ~
Approximately 1/2 of the handle is tang.
  ~ Encapsulated Tang ~
Handle is molded around the tang.
  ~ Push Tang (1/2 Length)~
The tang is pushed into the handle and fixed in place.
~ Push Tang (Full Length)~
The tang is pushed into the handle and fixed in place.

~ Screw Tang ~
A threaded bolt is welded to the tang of the blade which secures the blade to the handle.
TANGS
Send mail to Ben Daw with technical questions about knives, swords, etc.
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The Lazy Dragon Store (1717 W. University Drive, Ste. 401, McKinney, TX 75069) is open for business 10am - 7pm Tuesday thru Saturday and 12pm - 5pm on Sunday!  The store features inventory that we carry to conventions as well as many items that we do not.  Prices on many items are lower than what we normally sell them for at the conventions because we understand you may have to go out of your way to get here!  Please contact Benni at 972-948-3328 or Ben at bendaw@lazydragon.com if you have any questions.