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Swamp Rat and SYKCO Chat

Discussion in 'Swamp Rat Knives' started by Uncle Timbo, Sep 7, 2014.

  1. kniferMan

    kniferMan

    Jul 16, 2011
    Modified Rodent 6 in INFI full flat groud would be a dream come true.

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  2. inkynate

    inkynate Gold Member Gold Member

    Sep 4, 2010
    ^Great idea!

    I've wanted to pick up another JMD to mod to a clip point profile. Maybe add liners and hand-shape the scales too. :D
     
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  3. bikerector

    bikerector Gold Member Gold Member

    Nov 16, 2016
    There's a good deal on a ratweiler right now.
     
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  4. Uncle Timbo

    Uncle Timbo Gold Member Gold Member

    Nov 23, 2005
    There's also a Swamp Rat Kill Devil Sniper Hawk for sale in the Hatchet/Axe area. :eek:
    Can't remember seeing one of those for many moons.
     
  5. Uncle Timbo

    Uncle Timbo Gold Member Gold Member

    Nov 23, 2005
    Now there's a saweet Mountainmandu down there for sale.
     
  6. Uncle Timbo

    Uncle Timbo Gold Member Gold Member

    Nov 23, 2005
    Boys, boys, boys, David Brown has a Chocolate Brown Chopweiler for sale with one of his Kydex sheaths....down thar.
    @Hard Knocks
    @bikerector
     
  7. bikerector

    bikerector Gold Member Gold Member

    Nov 16, 2016
    Quit being an enabler... I'm trying to be good after ordering a busse.

    Anyone have any experience with the corrugated bevel technology? Good, bad, indifferent? It looks cool but if it's not a "bonus" for function, there may be too many ratweilers in the exchange to jump at that forsaken steel heart. I may end up trying for a ratweiler and mountainmandu instead... for nearly the same punch to the wallet.
     
  8. Uncle Timbo

    Uncle Timbo Gold Member Gold Member

    Nov 23, 2005
    Hey, the koolaid tastes pretty dog-gone good. I wish I could help you out with your dilemma, but you need @Hard Knocks or somebody else.
    Knowing you're a user, another Ratweiler? One for each hand?
     
  9. bikerector

    bikerector Gold Member Gold Member

    Nov 16, 2016
    I was trying to navigate my way around a different chopweiler deal a couple weeks ago but he got a better offer. There's still a well priced ratweiler that I think is the thicker cut I've been spying I threw an offer on that one too but the seller didn't take I thought it was even reasonable, compared to my normal cheap-ish ways.
     
  10. Uncle Timbo

    Uncle Timbo Gold Member Gold Member

    Nov 23, 2005
    I like to say you're frugal. It sounds fancier.
    So you want a 1/4" thick Ratweiler vs your 3/16th. Do some dumbell curls this winter.
     
  11. Hard Knocks

    Hard Knocks Gold Member Gold Member

    Oct 1, 2012
    It's a beauty. I've got two and I've been thinking about selling one. The reality is, no way am I going to be able to destroy my user, so I might let one go. It doesn't seem like the chopweilers took off like the ratweiler did, which I never understood. It's one of my all-time favorite blades and handles period.
     
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  12. bikerector

    bikerector Gold Member Gold Member

    Nov 16, 2016
    From everything I've read comparing the two, looks. Sex sells and the ratweiler was a little more sexy. Seems most comments point towards the chopweiler having a more comfy handle and more useful blade design, though the ratweiler wouldn't be much behind with personal preference really dictating what was more appropriate.

    I would like to try a chopweiler but not sure I would buy one at "full-resale" knowing it's pretty darn close to the RW.

    @Hard Knocks any experience using the corrugated bevel technology on some of the busse blades?
     
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  13. Hard Knocks

    Hard Knocks Gold Member Gold Member

    Oct 1, 2012
    It does look way cool, and that's the biggest argument for it IMO....killer looks. If it really calls to you, get it.
     
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  14. Hard Knocks

    Hard Knocks Gold Member Gold Member

    Oct 1, 2012
    @bikerector looks like we were posting at the same time. Sorry for the short reply, my computer is giving me fits trying to freeze up. I've got CBT on a CG FBM. Looks great, performs comparable to others without CBT.
     
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  15. Uncle Timbo

    Uncle Timbo Gold Member Gold Member

    Nov 23, 2005
    Dave, it's prolly all of that knife porn you got on the hard drive. :)
     
  16. bikerector

    bikerector Gold Member Gold Member

    Nov 16, 2016
    Perfect, thank you much for the input. My hope is that the steel heart is pretty much a busse grade ratweiler with the potential for a more comfy handle. And, dare I day, a little better looking. Should a be a nice pair.
     
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  17. bikerector

    bikerector Gold Member Gold Member

    Nov 16, 2016
    If that's the case, then my only complaint is not sharing it freely enough. This thread could use a little more eye candy while the weather isn't cooperating to make our own :D.
     
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  18. Hard Knocks

    Hard Knocks Gold Member Gold Member

    Oct 1, 2012
    I thot that stuff was supposed to rev a guy up, not slow him down
     
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  19. Uncle Timbo

    Uncle Timbo Gold Member Gold Member

    Nov 23, 2005
    I built a light box out of a decent sized cardboard box, poster board, and tissue paper that worked pretty good when you couldn't get outside. I had a 500 watt quartz light powering it. My cat shredded it beyond use.
     
  20. Uncle Timbo

    Uncle Timbo Gold Member Gold Member

    Nov 23, 2005
    It does...just not the knife nut's hard drive. Must be all that Heavy Metal. :confused:
     
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