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Ranger Camping Online - Australia's Family Camping Equipment Specialists
Ranger Camping Online - Australia's Family Camping Equipment Specialists
American made pocket and hunting knives since 1904
Various Tang Varieties

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The Tang:

The portion of the blade below the shoulder and the part covered by the handle which contains piercing for the hinge pin on which the blade pivots.

 

A Square Tang is the full width of the handle and is designed to accept the scales which are pinned or riveted in place. A Round Tang is shaped to pass through the guard and through a hole drilled lengthwise in the handle.

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