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New Doug Ritter folder

Discussion in 'General Knife Discussion' started by Klutz, Jul 20, 2018.

  1. Cscotttsss

    Cscotttsss Basic Member Basic Member

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    Mar 3, 2015
    Looks like if we want a mini version produced we all need to buy this version so it sells well. This is why this forum is bad for my bank account. lol

    I'm curious as well as I prefer to not have a numbered version.
     
  2. Dogdrawz

    Dogdrawz

    336
    Aug 15, 2016
    If'n you have to put numbers, why can't most manufactures put the numbers in tiny print & as close to the scales as possible? Having the text span almost the whole blade?

    Reminds me of "I'M MR. MEESEEKS! LOOK AT ME!"
     
  3. BenchMEDAL

    BenchMEDAL Gold Member Gold Member

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    Mar 17, 2018
    If numbering is similar to that on the original RSK Griptilians (See Below), it should not be overwhelming.

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  4. Dogdrawz

    Dogdrawz

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    Aug 15, 2016
    And we pray.
     
  5. Jhansenak47

    Jhansenak47

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  6. Agith

    Agith Gold Member Gold Member

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    Nov 29, 2010
    So that makes four for four instances of these blades not being centered. 1 from luvthemknives, 1 from Sliceydicey here, one from a fellow member posted previously in the thread, and then a final one from a knife_swap sale series of pics. We however, have yet to see if this centering problem is able to be fixed by the individual or if it is a tolerance issue. But that's a bit disappointing. That said, the issue with centering is the ONLY issue I have seen brought up so far. So there's that to consider as well.

    EDIT: According to Babyboomer, it is three as seen in the post below. THree instances of off centering and then one claim of centering from BITEME
     
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  7. Babyboomer

    Babyboomer Gold Member Gold Member

    83
    Nov 25, 2017
    Well, three instances. Slicey Dicey got his knife from luvthemknives. Still, it's something I'll look for when mine arrives.

    I'm another hoping for a mini version.

    (edited for typo)
     
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  8. tgtodd

    tgtodd

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    Dec 19, 2015
    numbered #005
     
  9. BenchMEDAL

    BenchMEDAL Gold Member Gold Member

    281
    Mar 17, 2018
    Could you explain where the number is situated on the blade, or perhaps post a photo?
     
  10. BITEME

    BITEME Gold Member Gold Member

    Dec 14, 2007
    right under the hogue name mine is G2FP038 ?? maybe gen2,first prod.,#38 ?? (if I'm holding the knife in my right hand open pointing forward its on the right side of the blade-is this the reverse side??
     
  11. BITEME

    BITEME Gold Member Gold Member

    Dec 14, 2007
    Mine is centered,anyhow its a user,with another on the way
     
  12. BenchMEDAL

    BenchMEDAL Gold Member Gold Member

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    Mar 17, 2018
    I believe you’re correct on number placement. A review of Slicey Dicey’s Video shows his knife as “G2FP037” in the same location as you described.
    (See below). And, KnifeWorks displayed knife on their website appears to be G2FP003.

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  13. minimize

    minimize Gold Member Gold Member

    Nov 12, 2007
    Beefier blade? Can you elaborate please?
     
  14. onojoe

    onojoe Gold Member Gold Member

    Aug 4, 2013
    Mine should be here today or tomorrow. Looking forward to getting it even though it was kind of surprise. I ordered it before there was even pictures or a manufacturer known. Oh well, a good mistake.
     
  15. Jaydud

    Jaydud Gold Member Gold Member

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    Jul 24, 2015
    Just got mine and compared it to my 10yr old BM 550. To be honest, both feel very similar in hand. But if I were to nit pick, the hogue has a slightly better feeling but I think that’s because the g10 and extra weight gives it that “better built” feeling.

    The knife was perfectly centered but had very slight side to side blade play. The blade dropped freely as soon as I disengaged the lock so maybe I could adjust the pivot to improve the blade play without sacrificing the action too much.

    I’ll try to upload some pics when I get the chance for those who are interested.
     
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  16. Jaydud

    Jaydud Gold Member Gold Member

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    Jul 24, 2015
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    I figured I would just post some comparison pics since there are several pictures/videos of the knife itself floating around.

    BTW...that is the mini crooked river on the right but I’m sure most of y’all knew that. :)
     
  17. rxavage

    rxavage

    712
    Aug 16, 2014
    I’ve been looking for a pic of the mini crooked river beside a grip, thank you. And I’m sold
     
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  18. unwisefool

    unwisefool Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 22, 2007
    It's like a double cheeseburger instead of a single patty
     
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  19. Jaydud

    Jaydud Gold Member Gold Member

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    Jul 24, 2015
    :D:D:D Now I want a double cheeseburger.
     
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  20. JD Mandrell

    JD Mandrell Gold Member Gold Member

    Apr 20, 2001
    As of 2 days ago, they told me they had around 350 Pre-orders, and were gettig in a batch of 93 that day. Mine would probably be shipping in about a month, going on the order the Pre-orders came in.
     

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