Updated on 16 October, 2021
A Civivi Baklash board is a board game similar to Chess that makes use of the hexagonal baklash shape. You can buy many different Civivi Baklash sets that include everything you need to get started playing, but you may want to consider a few things before buying your board and playing the first time. While the components for each board are the same, the board and pieces do not always look alike. Some people might be confused about whether to purchase plastic or wood. Each has its own pros and cons when it comes to playing the game.
The first thing you might want to consider is whether or not the pieces you are looking at are a part of the original Civivi Baklash or if they have been reconditioned. The plastic double g10 pieces are more budget friendly than the original Civivi double g10 chess piece set. However, if you are a beginner, you will probably not want to spend the extra money on the plastic. The reason being that they are more likely to break during play than the wood ones and you do not want to lose all of your progress when making your move.
The second thing you may want to consider is whether you would like to purchase a traditional wood base, or a vinyl one. Both have their own benefits and drawbacks. A wooden base is more durable and better for your joints. However, the vinyl bases are less expensive and they do not require any joints, so they tend to be more portable.
The next item you should decide on is whether to get the classic hand cut style of bak lash or the newer ergonomic design. The classic one has a smooth rounded blade with tapered edges. The ergonomic version does not. The ergonomic model features a contoured handle flipper knife and an over handle flipper knife. If you are going to use this knife in wet environments, the ergonomic model would be the better choice. If you are not going to use it in wet environments, then you can go with the more traditional flat top style.
The final item you should decide on is the type of blade that you would like. The original Civivi Baklash has a traditional fixed blade. You can also purchase the newer ergonomic model that comes with a double black g10 with a glassy compound eye. If you plan on using the knife in wet environments such as in the kitchen, the double black g10 may be best. This compound eye helps prevent oil and water from damaging the eyes. The black blade on the original knife can however chip when used in wet environments.
Another choice you will need to make is the type of blade locks. The original releases the blade by locking it inside the handle and opening it up. The newer release keeps the blade inside the handle but does not lock the blade. A popular lock for this model is the hollow grind lock. This lock allows you to pull the knife back far enough so that the steel extends all the way to the hollow grind.
After deciding on the blade type and lock design you want, you need to choose the right size for your needs. The Civivi Baklash comes in three sizes. Each size measures a different distance from the handle. For example, the smallest size will be one fourth the distance between the handle and the blade. The next sizes will measure one half the distance between the handle and the blade. Finally, the largest size will be one half the distance between the handle and the blade.
To choose the best size, it's best to use a tape measure to find out the actual size of the knives blade and then to compare it to the size of the handle on the Civivi Baklash. It's also important to make sure that the blades and handle will work well with each other. If you are purchasing your knife on the Internet, be sure to check to see if the blade and handle will work with one another. If you are not sure how to do this, you may want to consider purchasing the drop point version of this knife. The drop point models are often much smaller and can be used as an everyday carry model or for the more specialized tasks that you may find yourself doing with this pocket knife.