Equipped To Survive Equipped To Survive® Presents
The Survival Forum
Where do you want to go on ETS?

Page 1 of 2 1 2 >
Topic Options
#293549 - 09/21/19 09:38 PM New Knife
chaosmagnet Offline
Sheriff
Carpal Tunnel

Registered: 12/03/09
Posts: 3346
Loc: USA
Doug's RSK® MK1-G2 is now being made with 20CV steel. I'm a huge fan of M390, and my reading leads me to believe that 20CV performs very similarly. The MK1-G2 is also available now with orange scales, which is what I prefer for outdoor activities.



I'm quite pleased with how my custom laser engraving came out:




Top
#293554 - 09/21/19 11:21 PM Re: New Knife [Re: chaosmagnet]
Phaedrus Online   content
Carpal Tunnel

Registered: 04/28/10
Posts: 2619
Loc: Big Sky Country
Wow, very nice! I'm glad that Doug found an excellent company to keep production going on this excellent design!
_________________________
“I'd rather have questions that cannot be answered than answers that can't be questioned.” —Richard Feynman

Top
#293564 - 09/24/19 01:36 AM Re: New Knife [Re: chaosmagnet]
Doug_Ritter Offline

Pooh-Bah

Registered: 01/28/01
Posts: 2038
Thanks for your compliments. CPM 20CV is essentially the American-made equivalent of Bohler M390. Their alloy composition is virtually identical with the exception of silicone which 20CV has a minor percentage more. They respond exactly the same to heat treatment and will provide identical performance.
_________________________
Doug Ritter
Editor
Equipped To Survive®
Chairman & Executive Director
Equipped To Survive Foundation
www.KnifeRights.org
www.DougRitter.com

Top
#293571 - 09/26/19 12:40 AM Re: New Knife [Re: chaosmagnet]
CJK Offline
Addict

Registered: 08/14/05
Posts: 577
Loc: FL, USA
I hate you........(drool, drool, drool.....)

Top
#293572 - 09/26/19 12:45 AM Re: New Knife [Re: CJK]
Jeanette_Isabelle Offline
Pooh-Bah

Registered: 11/13/06
Posts: 2397
Loc: Somewhere in Florida
Originally Posted By: CJK
I hate you........(drool, drool, drool.....)

I don't understand why. It's just a tool.

Jeanette Isabelle
_________________________
“Trust me, this is not gonna end well!” — Pleakley, Lilo & Stitch

Top
#293573 - 09/26/19 01:50 AM Re: New Knife [Re: Jeanette_Isabelle]
chaosmagnet Offline
Sheriff
Carpal Tunnel

Registered: 12/03/09
Posts: 3346
Loc: USA
Originally Posted By: Jeanette_Isabelle
I don't understand why. It's just a tool.


I get quite attached to certain tools, because of the way they work in my hands, because of the work I’ve done with them, or because of memories made with them.

Not everyone feels the way I do about tools, and that’s not only okay, it’s probably better for the pocketbook.

Top
#293574 - 09/26/19 02:00 AM Re: New Knife [Re: chaosmagnet]
Phaedrus Online   content
Carpal Tunnel

Registered: 04/28/10
Posts: 2619
Loc: Big Sky Country
Me too! I tend to get attached to certain items that I use a lot, especially knives, flashlights and firearms.
_________________________
“I'd rather have questions that cannot be answered than answers that can't be questioned.” —Richard Feynman

Top
#293576 - 09/26/19 02:03 AM Re: New Knife [Re: Phaedrus]
hikermor Offline
Geezer in Chief
Geezer

Registered: 08/26/06
Posts: 7260
Loc: southern Cal
There is nothing quite like the confidence that builds when you reach for Ol' Dependable to once again accomplish a useful task.
_________________________
Geezer in Chief

Top
#293577 - 09/26/19 11:03 AM Re: New Knife [Re: chaosmagnet]
Jeanette_Isabelle Offline
Pooh-Bah

Registered: 11/13/06
Posts: 2397
Loc: Somewhere in Florida
It's like being attached to a car though it is a machine.

Jeanette Isabelle
_________________________
“Trust me, this is not gonna end well!” — Pleakley, Lilo & Stitch

Top
#293578 - 09/26/19 02:43 PM Re: New Knife [Re: chaosmagnet]
haertig Offline
Pooh-Bah

Registered: 03/13/05
Posts: 2151
Loc: Colorado
I grow attached to things that do their job exceptionally well, and fit me perfectly. Notable exclusions are shovels, hammers, and vacuum cleaners. I pretty much hate using those, no matter how well they work.

Top
Page 1 of 2 1 2 >



Moderator:  Alan_Romania, Blast, chaosmagnet, cliff 
May
Su M Tu W Th F Sa
1 2
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
24 25 26 27 28 29 30
31
Who's Online
1 registered (Phaedrus), 223 Guests and 3 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Newest Members
Barry1968, Ella, Faisal, rdump, Enoob
5313 Registered Users
Newest Posts
Hand Sanitizer Available
by dougwalkabout
Yesterday at 10:35 PM
Paging Am_Fear_Liath_Mor!
by Phaedrus
Yesterday at 09:55 PM
Survival Cards
by Ren
Yesterday at 08:46 PM
New bag thinking: BOB GHB realism
by TeacherRO
Yesterday at 08:04 PM
Gear Review: The Seventy2
by hikermor
Yesterday at 04:13 PM
Check in time, I am still alive, Are you?
by CJK
05/26/20 10:09 PM
Why Humans Totally Freak Out When They Get Lost
by hikermor
05/24/20 07:31 PM
Musical Instruments and Survival Situations?
by dougwalkabout
05/22/20 12:51 AM
Newest Images
Tiny knife / wrench
Handmade knives
2"x2" Glass Signal Mirror, Retroreflective Mesh
Trade School Tool Kit
My Pocket Kit
Glossary
Test

WARNING & DISCLAIMER: SELECT AND USE OUTDOORS AND SURVIVAL EQUIPMENT, SUPPLIES AND TECHNIQUES AT YOUR OWN RISK. Information posted on this forum is not reviewed for accuracy and may not be reliable, use at your own risk. Please review the full WARNING & DISCLAIMER about information on this site.