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Jump to new posts Re: New (old) Knife from Doug Ritter by Doug_Ritter @ 01/09/21 03:29 PM

Originally Posted By: Blastp.s. Hmmm...are those scales replaceable? Removable, yes, T8 Torx. Replaceable? Guess that depends how good you or a friend are at making scales.
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Jump to new posts Re: New (old) Knife from Doug Ritter by Doug_Ritter @ 01/09/21 03:27 PM

Originally Posted By: PhaedrusI just saw that in an email alert! I must admit that's not a steel I've even heard of. Looks like I better hit the books! https://knifesteelnerds.com/2019/11/01/crucible-s45vn-steel/
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Jump to new posts Re: New (old) Knife from Doug Ritter by Blast @ 01/09/21 03:13 PM

My pocketbook thanks you for not making the handle in a brighter color! I loved the original, but passed it on to a nephew that works as a forest firefighter in Alaska. -Blast p.s. Hmmm...are those scales replaceable?
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Jump to new posts Re: Deconstructing the SEVENTY2 Kit by Phaedrus @ 01/09/21 09:34 AM

When the kit was first being marketed I saw all of the videos the company filmed. My first thoughts were that they actually put some time, thought and effort into the kit and that I was not the target customer. It is clearly designed for folks that
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Jump to new posts Re: New (old) Knife from Doug Ritter by Phaedrus @ 01/09/21 04:00 AM

I just saw that in an email alert! I must admit that's not a steel I've even heard of. Looks like I better hit the books!
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Jump to new posts Re: Signal mirror flash shown on video by unimogbert @ 01/09/21 03:52 AM

Internet search suggests that the British used heliographs into the 1940s. Solar powered telegraph.
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Jump to new posts Re: Signal mirror flash shown on video by hikermor @ 01/09/21 03:22 AM

This thread causes me to recall the heliograph network established by the US Army during the Geronimo campaigns of the 1890s. They established outposts on prominent mountain peaks throughout southern Arizona. Heliograph peak in the Graham mountains
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Jump to new posts Re: New (old) Knife from Doug Ritter by Dagny @ 01/09/21 02:20 AM

Nice! I have the original and love it. Hmmm....
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Jump to new posts Re: Deconstructing the SEVENTY2 Kit by Jeanette_Isabelle @ 01/09/21 12:42 AM

The flashlight uses a single AA battery. I can't find any information on the knife other than the Uncharted Supply Co. logo. Jeanette Isabelle
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Jump to new posts Re: Deconstructing the SEVENTY2 Kit by Ren @ 01/09/21 12:32 AM

Originally Posted By: chaosmagnetTwo questions about the kit, Jeanette_Isabelle, if you could answer them. What type of battery is used by the flashlight? Is there a marking on the knife indicating what kind of steel it's made from? This kit has
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Jump to new posts New (old) Knife from Doug Ritter by Doug_Ritter @ 01/09/21 12:25 AM

In case anyone here is interested, we have just introduced a second generation of my RSK Mk3. http://www.dougritter.com/dr_rsk_mk3_g2.htm
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Jump to new posts Re: Deconstructing the SEVENTY2 Kit by chaosmagnet @ 01/09/21 12:19 AM

Two questions about the kit, Jeanette_Isabelle, if you could answer them. What type of battery is used by the flashlight? Is there a marking on the knife indicating what kind of steel it's made from?
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Jump to new posts Re: Deconstructing the SEVENTY2 Kit by chaosmagnet @ 01/09/21 12:14 AM

I missed the duct tape, thank you, Jeanette_Isabelle for the correction.
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