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INFI Ratweiler Death Chat!!!

Discussion in 'Swamp Rat Knives' started by snwbrdr202, Nov 16, 2016.

  1. TommyGun56

    TommyGun56 Gold Member Gold Member

    Jul 29, 2014
    I would definitely be in for 1 or 2-Merry Christmas
     
  2. Maqua

    Maqua

    Jan 21, 2005
    Yes. Grail knife.
     
  3. snwbrdr202

    snwbrdr202 Gold Member Gold Member

    Mar 9, 2009
    2017 IS THE YEAR! Year of the (INFI) Rat :thumbup:
     
  4. Revolverrodger

    Revolverrodger

    Jul 23, 2007
    I'm in for a bunch !
     
  5. Thrill

    Thrill

    Sep 9, 2010
    I would bite
     
  6. duramax

    duramax KnifeMaker / Craftsman / Service Provider Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Nov 29, 2012
    An INFI ratweiler sounds great !!! I'd be INFI for at least a couple.

    So what's everyone's thoughts on finish ?
    Combat grade to keep cost down, option of stripping later ?
    B.I.G. Finish ?
    Comp Finish ? A favorite of mine, I use the one with most tool marks lol :)
    Satin Finish ?


    For me I'd like to see combat grade or comp finish. Keep the costs down = more knives :) lol

    I'd also wouldn't mind seeing a infidu comeback :)
     
  7. FloridaBlade

    FloridaBlade

    462
    Mar 10, 2015
    Satin finish would be cool.
    Not sure how the B.I.G. or Comp Finish would differ or what they are exactly.

    Although even in 'basic black' she's inspiring... :)

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  8. Mike-The-Knife

    Mike-The-Knife

    Dec 6, 2011
    I am a big fan of the design of the Ratweiler . I've always been surprised that it was not brought out in INFI as a Busse Combat knife rather than a Swamp Rat right from the start .
    I've wanted one for a long time and was so pissed after being away from here due to other large financial obligations , only to see that I had MISSED the new Ratweilers just before I came back .

    However .... TODAY I snagged one of the 3/16" models on the exchange ! I think an INFI Ratweiler would be be a winner for sure .
     
  9. snwbrdr202

    snwbrdr202 Gold Member Gold Member

    Mar 9, 2009
    Congrats Mike! Throw some pictures up when she's in hand :thumbup:

     
  10. Mike-The-Knife

    Mike-The-Knife

    Dec 6, 2011
    I certainly will ! I can't wait :D
     
  11. FloridaBlade

    FloridaBlade

    462
    Mar 10, 2015
    But then it wouldn't be a RATweiler.

    As for recent trends, SR-101 has been overtaking the Busse Combat side, not the other way around. INFI is well-loved but SR-101 is a great steel and better value in its own right, so that's the way its going. But yeah man, I agree with you on the design, it's a gem!
     
  12. snwbrdr202

    snwbrdr202 Gold Member Gold Member

    Mar 9, 2009
    I was thinking about that the other day. We have seen a bunch of Busse Combat classics in SR101, but it would be great to see some more Swamp Rat classics in INFI besides the Ratmandu! I wonder how much Johnny Walker it would take to bribe Jerry to start cutting some blanks :p
     
  13. evltcat

    evltcat Gold Member Gold Member

    Mar 7, 2011
    Thread defibrillation! ZOT!!! :eek:

    I'll take a couple if they're shiny!!!!
     
  14. Mike-The-Knife

    Mike-The-Knife

    Dec 6, 2011
    A couple of pics as promised . Sadly between work , life and cleaning snow I haven't had the chance to get any action shots "yet" . But I hope to change that soon .

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  15. Andy the Aussie

    Andy the Aussie Platinum Member Platinum Member

    Jan 29, 2010
    Now an INFI Chopweiler..... :love_heart::love_heart::love_heart::love_heart::love_heart:
     
  16. Maqua

    Maqua

    Jan 21, 2005
    Bring it!
     
  17. snwbrdr202

    snwbrdr202 Gold Member Gold Member

    Mar 9, 2009
    I'll Take 2! Maybe 3 :cool:
     
  18. alaus

    alaus

    68
    Nov 11, 2007
    Would you like the M9 back that you sold me years ago? :D
     
  19. Don't drop it.

    Don't drop it. Gold Member Gold Member

    566
    Jan 10, 2014
    I'd tread lightly Andy, judging by the pics Him and his wife can have a knife in both hands, Or Elof has Four arms!! Either way... I guess you are lucky Australia is a big Country :D
    Oh wait !! Looks like you both live in Sydney! You still have time to move North. :)
     
  20. Andy the Aussie

    Andy the Aussie Platinum Member Platinum Member

    Jan 29, 2010
    Both he and I can arrive at the "sand bar" wearing INFI armour and wielding INFI in each hand... a blood letting would soon be forgotten when the blade comparisons started....he does not frighten me...after all he has told me he loves me several time now... ;) ;)
     

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