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#246409 - 05/29/12 07:14 PM Re: Just got a Mora [Re: Leo]
Outdoor_Quest Offline
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Registered: 08/17/09
Posts: 304
Loc: Central Oregon
I have several Mora's and I am very satisfied with their performance.

Need some advise.

Specific to the Mora 840 clipper, does the tang extend the full length of the handle?

Thanks,

Blake

www.outdoorquest.blogspot.com

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#246410 - 05/29/12 07:44 PM Re: Just got a Mora [Re: Outdoor_Quest]
Burncycle Offline
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Registered: 09/16/04
Posts: 508
The Clipper's tang is pretty short, about halfway into the handle. There are other models with a longer 3/4th length tang.

If you go to google images and query "Mora 840 clipper tang" (no quotes) there are some x-ray pics.

Frankly I'm surprised they didn't go with a full length tang with the Robust (even if just a rat tail) to silence people's concerns about blade thickness and tang strength in one fell swoop. Mora's are apparently well regarded even without a full tang though.

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#246415 - 05/29/12 09:48 PM Re: Just got a Mora [Re: Leo]
Roarmeister Offline
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Registered: 09/12/01
Posts: 868
Loc: Saskatchewan, Canada
Ragweed Forge has discontinued shipping out of the US due to an increasing backlog of orders and also the exchange costs/procedures. Too bad, I liked doing business with him. I will have to find another dealer.

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#246431 - 05/30/12 04:25 AM Re: Just got a Mora [Re: Roarmeister]
dougwalkabout Offline
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Carpal Tunnel

Registered: 02/03/07
Posts: 2642
Loc: Alberta, Canada
Originally Posted By: Roarmeister
Ragweed Forge has discontinued shipping out of the US due to an increasing backlog of orders and also the exchange costs/procedures. Too bad, I liked doing business with him. I will have to find another dealer.


Sad to hear that. I was hoping to place an order. He had the best prices around. I guess that meant modest margins, though. Can't blame him for keeping focus on his primary market.

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