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ESEE Izula Sheath Options

Discussion in 'Knives' started by Bradr302, Feb 7, 2016.

  1. Bradr302

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    I recently picked up a Esee 'ant swarm' Izula and a little underwhelmed with the factory sheath.

    Does anyone have a reccomendation for a replacement sheath? It would be primarily a pocket carry. I am open to kydex or leather, but would prefer something compact.

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  2. IMWILSON
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    Daniel Fairly Knives sells one made of kydex.
     
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  3. Uprightman

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    Lots of people here like the KSF pocket sheaths for their Izulas and Candirus. Myself, I ran one of those Velcro tie's through the top hold of the Izula sheath and around it for a horizontal carry. On my Candiru, I addeda pull the dot strap for horizontal carry. Both methods seem to work extremely well.
     
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  4. Bradr302

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    Thanks for the quick feedback. Will def check those out.

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    Just out of curiosity, what do you dislike about the factory sheath???
    It's a very good design in my experience....
     
  6. Bradr302

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    The build quality seems okay, but getting a lot of rattle in the sheath (loose fit). It will definitely get the job done, but I would like something a little nicer and more compact.

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  7. Wolfman Zack
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    That's odd you have rattle, in my experiences with several, none have rattled when new, and then only slightly when old and worn.

    One factor to note, is that the molded plastic they use is not reactive to hot or cold, kydex can deform if left in very hot conditions, and becomes stiff and brittle when cold.

    I'd suguest a leather pocket sheath if you want something that won't rattle, KSF is nice, or any number of custom makers could turn out a true work of functional art for you.
     
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    I have one of the original Izulas with the original sheath. Darn hard to get the knife in and out. I'd go with a leather pocket slip. Something that goes up 2/3rds of the handle.
     
  9. SeanByrdman

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    Armatus carry makes nice kydex. I have one for my BK24, and I'm planning on buying another when I get an Izula II. They come standard with a pull the dot strap, either tan or black according to your preference.


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  10. SeanByrdman

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    Armatus carry makes nice kydex. I have one for my BK24, and I'm planning on buying another when I get an Izula II. They come standard with a pull the dot strap, either tan or black according to your preference.


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  11. Ray Loftis

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    Here's my old edc[​IMG]
    Currently it's in my two day bug out bag

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    [​IMG]



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  13. LostBoy(IRL)

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    Until seeing that leather sheath I was quite happy with the standard supplied one....
     
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  14. Bradr302

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    The KSF sheath def looks nice, thanks for posting the pic.

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    Great looking sheath.