Osprey K/T and FireArms

M4Super90

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Hey Phil, is that your bear gun for hiking? :D

Working on a review recently. Prepic!

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FeralGentleman

RansomWildernessCo
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I knew you would make that knife look even better. It seems right at home. I am really liking these black oxide finished knives.

The handle on the Vildmark is very comfortable no matter how you hold it. Chris did a great job refining it down to appeal to a larger enthusiast population who can get real picky over small details. I still like some of the more aggressive shaping and corners on a few models and earlier Ospreys, but the Vildmark is a real nice knife.
 

M4Super90

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I agree. I've always appreciated the time Chris spends hand working the flats on his knives, but the black oxide is super utilitarian and kinda sexy.

The Vildmark handle is more comfortable than I thought. I think I need one in OD with black liners now. :D
 

Comprehensivist

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I've been wanting to try a Vildmark for some time. I was able to pick one up from FeralGentleman FeralGentleman at Ransom Wilderness Co. that has been riding in my web gear & pack (Service is outstanding and always surprise goodies in the package!!!). I should have got one of these earlier!!!! Now for the gratuitous pics...

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Nice choice on the Vildmark! I think it is Chris's best all around model so far with the thicker handle & tapered flats on the front as well as a very versatile pointy/guardless blade. There is that plus the fact that the blacked-out blade and handle matches up quite nicely with your sophisticated artillery. ;):thumbsup:

The handle on the Vildmark is very comfortable no matter how you hold it. Chris did a great job refining it down to appeal to a larger enthusiast population who can get real picky over small details. I still like some of the more aggressive shaping and corners on a few models and earlier Ospreys, but the Vildmark is a real nice knife.

Are you talking to me? :D

Phil
 

FeralGentleman

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Nice choice on the Vildmark! I think it is Chris's best all around model so far with the thicker handle & tapered flats on the front as well as a very versatile pointy/guardless blade. There is that plus the fact that the blacked-out blade and handle matches up quite nicely with your sophisticated artillery. ;):thumbsup:



Are you talking to me? :D

Phil

Probably everyone with a BladeForums account, myself included, would fit in there :)
 

Osprey Knife & Tool

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I've been wanting to try a Vildmark for some time. I was able to pick one up from FeralGentleman FeralGentleman at Ransom Wilderness Co. that has been riding in my web gear & pack (Service is outstanding and always surprise goodies in the package!!!). I should have got one of these earlier!!!! Now for the gratuitous pics...

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Loving the Hardware shown here! Especially the Nutsack (Aka) Ammo pouch! And, the green tips Oh My!!! Thank you for sharing!
 
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