The Bailey Ziel throwing knives from Boker. John Bailey's Ziel throwing knife is perfectly balanced for both handle and blade throwing, delivering maximum penetration in all types of competition targets. This is one of the best "tournament grade" production throwing knives made in decades. Each Ziel knife is made of super tough 1/4" thick 420J2 stainless steel and has an overall length of 13 1/4" and weight of 14 oz., which meets or exceeds all the requirements of most knife throwing clubs.
Set of 3 Bailey Ziel throwing knives in a convenient 3-compartment leather belt sheath.
The Boker Magnums are a steal at the price listed here on BladeHQ, cause you'll find yourself returning again and again to these knives regardless of your style of throwing. Multi-spin, half-spin, no-spin, they do it all. The knives come polished in a beautiful, spacious leather sheath that, unlike one might find in the cheap-o sets of smith & wesson throwers you'd find at cabelas or something, the sheath actually expands outwards to allow all 3 knives to fit comfortably with the same ride height, with no increased difficulty with the addition of each knife back into the holster (again, an improvement not seen in the smith & wessons.) The sheath includes a nice retention strap that ACTUALLY stops the knives from falling out, unlike the straps on my cold steel throwers (True-flight throwers.) I personally like the cold steel throwers as well, but the sheaths not worth a shit and these knives are a massive step up in nearly every way. The knives themselves are large, 13 and 1/4 inches as listed, and boy do they look menacing. Care has been taken to balance the blades slightly off dead-center, favoring the handle-end, to allow for lower spin knife throwing techniques as well as multi-spin throws with ease. These knives have a good deal of mass to them, so whether you hit the tip perpendicular to the target or maybe ~25 degrees over or under spun, these WILL stick in the target. The tips are incredibly durable, and the addition of a tapering from the middle of the blade to the tip, to allow for ease of holding in your hand, is nice. The edges are squared off, so this is a thrower ONLY. If you've been throwing knives for years, or are just getting started, skip the cheap stuff and order a set of these. You will not be disappointed you did.