Ringed knives, unassuming in appearance yet packing an array of advantages that make them a staple in the arsenal of tactical enthusiasts. If you've ever wondered about the hidden potential of these unique blades, today we help you understand the purpose of ringed knives and why they are revered for their exceptional utility.

Ringed knives are intriguing to say the least, combining practicality with a touch of mystique and “coolness”. Who doesn’t love seeing a ringed blade sticking out a kit? We sure do! They have been the unsung heroes in self-defense scenarios and have found their place in the toolkits of outdoor enthusiasts, survivalists, martial artists, and military/law enforcement personnel.

Whether you're a seasoned collector of knives or someone looking to up your self-defense capabilities, this informative dive into ringed knives promises to be enlightening.

The Anatomy of Ringed Knives

Ringed knives, also known as ring knives or ringed blades, are edged weapons characterized by a circular or D-shaped ring incorporated into their design. This ring serves multiple purposes, but most importantly (other than looking cool) enhancing grip and control to enable quick deployment and a variety of applications.

Ringed knives offer a diverse array of shapes and sizes, encompassing fixed blades, karambits, and push daggers. At Toor Knives, our primary focus lies in the tactical realm, particularly when it comes to our fixed blades featuring this distinctive ring. This is the arena where our extensive expertise in tactical situations truly shines, guiding us towards the most effective applications of ringed blades.

To ensure optimal performance in the majority of these scenarios, we've meticulously designed the ring on these blades to be the ideal size, whether you're wearing gloves or not. This meticulous attention to detail guarantees a seamless and swift draw when the situation demands it.

Our Favorite Ringed Knives

The Serpent

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The Serpent

Meet the Serpent, a knife that's designed to save space and deliver performance. Its slimline FlexTech sheath doesn't take up much room, making it the ideal choice for those with limited gear space.

The Serpent features a 1.125" ring for quick and easy access, even when you're wearing gloves. The blade is expertly crafted with a Tanto grind, resulting in two razor-sharp straight edges. It's 0.1875" thick, striking the right balance between being a handy prying tool and a blade that can effortlessly cut through materials.

Our signature Diamondback textured handle offers a secure grip, ensuring the knife won't slip, even when it's wet. The handle's smooth contours guarantee maximum comfort when carrying it concealed against your body. Crafted from durable CPM3V steel with a Black Oxide finish and available with a textured G10 or Ebony handle, this knife can withstand harsh conditions and resist corrosion.

It's important to note that every Serpent is proudly Made in the USA. Each one comes with a FlexTech KYDEX® sheath that allows for easy retention adjustment and features multiple friction offsets to prevent blade rattle.

The Jank Shank

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The Jank Shank

One of the standout features of the Jank Shank is its ring located at the end of the knife. This ring isn't just a stylish addition; it also provides several practical advantages.

Firstly, the ring facilitates a swift and secure draw of the knife, even when you're wearing gloves. This means you can rely on the Jank Shank to be readily accessible when you need it most. Whether it's for everyday cutting tasks or more demanding situations, the ring makes sure the knife is at your fingertips.

Moreover, the ring serves as a versatile tool in itself. It can be used for various purposes, such as attaching the knife to your gear or even functioning as a glass breaker in emergencies. This multi-purpose design adds an extra layer of functionality to an already dependable EDC knife.

With its lightweight and enhanced grip from textured scales, this blade offers great value price, especially when you're in situations where a secure hold on your knife is critical. Whether it's wet conditions or other demanding environments, you can trust that the Jank Shank will remain firmly in your hand, ensuring you can complete your tasks with confidence.

In summary, the Jank Shank is the same reliable EDC knife you've grown to love! Every Jank Shank is proudly made in the USA and comes with a low-profile FlexTech KYDEX® sheath, compatible with any of our five mounts.

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