Ban Tang Custos

TAD Edition
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CUSTOS (kuhs-tos) n. : keeper, custodian, guard

When designing this TAD exclusive Ban Tang Custos, compact dimensions and light weight were imperative. Ease of carry make this an round the clock companion, able to both see you through the mundane and keep pace when life turns you down a dark alley. Ultra-light and astonishingly sharp are vast understatements.

The Custos is made of S35VN and features a convex ground edge for impressively clean, razor-sharp cuts. A thin, flat blade keeps the knife fast and light to work with. The full size, resin soaked cord handle offers exemplary grip. A user configurable sheath is compatible with small Tek-Loks, soft loops with Pull-The-DOT snaps, or shock cord carry. This edition comes with a versatile DCC Mod W Clip. 

Minimalist design and lightweight build allow the Ban Tang Custos to serve as an ever-present concealable guardian.


  • Resin impregnated cord wrap handle

  • S35VN, ultra-sharp convex ground edge

  • Kydex sheath w DCC Mod W Clip

Behind the Scenes with Ban Tang

Ban Tang has always been captivated by sharp edges, a trait that lay the foundation for his distinctive style and has since been echoed through all of his creations. Completely self taught, he began making knives professionally in 2007 and has since refined his approach as he's grown as knifemaker. He believes a knife's principle function, to cut well, should never be sacrificed. He strives to perfect this as closely as possible with each of his designs, resulting in precise knives with balanced edge geometry and razor sharp blades like you've never seen before.

By placing an order with Triple Aught Design, you are verifying that you are over 18 years of age and are aware of all local, state and federal laws regarding the possession of, or the carrying of this product. Triple Aught Design shall be held blameless for any infraction of laws made by the purchaser.


  • Blade: S35Vn

  • Wrap: Resin Soaked Cord Wrap

  • Spine Thickness: .170” (.431 cm)

  • Overall Length: 6.57” (16.7cm)

  • Overall Blade Length: 2.67” (6.79 cm)

  • Handle Length: 3.58” (9.11 cm)

  • Knife: 3.2oz (51 g)

  • Blade Type: Drop Point with Swedge

  • Grind Style: Flat

  • Kydex Sheath w DCC Mod W Clip

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