Join Date: Sep 2014
Originally Posted by Jens Nordlunde
Compare this katar to the one shown in post 7. The side guards are slimmer than the one shown above.
From the mechanical point of view, the sideguards don't need to be particularly thick and strong to serve their purpose well. What is of critical importance for maintainig the integrity and functionality of the Katar are the joints between the grip and the side guards, and these are more dependent on the solidity of the transverse grip bars.