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#286220 - 09/14/17 01:39 PM Re: CRKT Ritter RSK Mk5 at Woot! [Re: Phaedrus]
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I am seeing that they are still available.

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#286221 - 09/14/17 02:08 PM Re: CRKT Ritter RSK Mk5 at Woot! [Re: Montanero]
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Just ordered three. Thanks.

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#286223 - 09/14/17 02:55 PM Re: CRKT Ritter RSK Mk5 at Woot! [Re: Phaedrus]
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I test drove a Victorinox Classic SD for a while; I didn't like it. I used box cutters at my job and kitchen knives at home for opening boxes.

At $9.99 I decided to give the MK5 a try.

Jeanette Isabelle
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#286234 - 09/14/17 10:24 PM Re: CRKT Ritter RSK Mk5 at Woot! [Re: Phaedrus]
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Just scored 2. Thanks for the repost!
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#286244 - 09/15/17 05:04 AM Re: CRKT Ritter RSK Mk5 at Woot! [Re: Jeanette_Isabelle]
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Originally Posted By: Jeanette_Isabelle
I test drove a Victorinox Classic SD for a while; I didn't like it. I used box cutters at my job and kitchen knives at home for opening boxes.

At $9.99 I decided to give the MK5 a try.

Jeanette Isabelle


I think you'll like it! Currently I have four of them and I just ordered one more yesterday. I don't really "need" any more but it's a good deal and I'll probably gift a couple.

I love the Classic SD as a tool especially for the scissors. But as an actual knife it's kind of lacking; the primary blade is small, not all that sharp, pretty flimsy and not great for cutting open robust cardboard, etc. Something like a SAK Farmer makes a pretty good edc knife but I prefer Spyderco for daily carry. My primary everyday EDC is a Dragonfly in HAP40 but on my day off I'll usually also have a Spyderco Delica or Native on me, too.
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#286245 - 09/15/17 05:04 AM Re: CRKT Ritter RSK Mk5 at Woot! [Re: Mike_H]
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Originally Posted By: Mike_H
Just scored 2. Thanks for the repost!


No problem! If they're selling the last of 'em they might as well go to ETS folks! grin
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#286246 - 09/15/17 11:41 AM Re: CRKT Ritter RSK Mk5 at Woot! [Re: Phaedrus]
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Originally Posted By: Phaedrus
I think you'll like it! Currently I have four of them and I just ordered one more yesterday. I don't really "need" any more but it's a good deal and I'll probably gift a couple.

I love the Classic SD as a tool especially for the scissors. But as an actual knife it's kind of lacking; the primary blade is small, not all that sharp, pretty flimsy and not great for cutting open robust cardboard, etc. Something like a SAK Farmer makes a pretty good edc knife but I prefer Spyderco for daily carry. My primary everyday EDC is a Dragonfly in HAP40 but on my day off I'll usually also have a Spyderco Delica or Native on me, too.

My tool of choice is EMT shears. Knives were not my thing except for opening boxes. The MK5 is the second pocket/EDC knife I had decided to give a try.

Jeanette Isabelle
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