IMHO that is on the thick side. A narrow thicker blade wont have optimal sword edge geometry. You get a sword-like-object. See OG Ruck and Swamp Waki. Both needed to be reworked. Since I didn't want to do that to my AK-47, it was sold.
It would be interesting to know what variables of...
I already have an OG Busse Ruck, an SR Waki (both with modified edge geometry) and more user choppers than any otherwise reasonable person can possibly need/want/justify. Having said all that, this looks pretty cool.
To some degree pricing is influenced by cost of raw materials and production efficiency. Clearly not true for purely luxury goods. Jerry just informed us of the expansion in tooling, and presumably, capacity. He certainly has years of data on price elasticity to help set a price point that...
Looks familiar. resinwife's sister and husband used live just off Camino Tassajara, east of Blackhawk Plaza. I never really had a chance to explore/hike the area except for walking up the ridgeline above their development, under the power lines. The dry brown is just so different from NE...
For newbies unsure about Elmax: A few years ago a member posted that he got an Elmax steak knife and took it down to WV where his kin run a deer processing business. They were all amazed at how long the edge held.
Oooh baby, you know I like them thin. Just don't like them all fancy and well dressed. Too expensive.
And being hard is always good.
So, Jerry, how about a hard working version of these, to be enjoyed all day?
4" drop point, utilitarian handle of micarta or Res C. We are talking knives, right?