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Ranger pattern evolved

Discussion in 'Siegle Knives' started by Bill Siegle, May 27, 2018.

  1. Bill Siegle

    Bill Siegle KnifeMaker / Craftsman / Service Provider Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Oct 3, 2000
    A loooooong time ago I used to make a design I called the Ranger. A stout, easy to carry knife meant for a Soldier's use. Over time the pattern changed a little but recently my Son decided to make one and we changed up the design just a bit. From that inspiration, I had been thinking about some more changes. One, I wanted a little larger blade and a couple more curves in the handle. Today I went to work and this is what I came up with. 12 7/8in overall with a 7 1/8in blade tip to handle. I used .200 thick 5160 with flat ground bevels. Scales are natural canvas micarta. weight sits right at the 1 pound mark. I used the Reality Check formula on this one for ease of manufacture and because quite honestly I like em a little rough :) To my hand it feels great and balances right at the first flared tube. DSCF7740.JPG
     
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  2. SpySmasher

    SpySmasher Gold Member Gold Member

    Sep 1, 2016
    I'll tell ya what -- that handle looks exactly how I like them in terms of profile.
     
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  3. WILLIAM.M

    WILLIAM.M Gold Member Gold Member

    Apr 14, 2006
    Hopefully he will become a full time maker as well
    Sure looks like he has the talent for it

    Bravo!!!
     
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  4. gunspease

    gunspease Gold Member Gold Member

    40
    Nov 9, 2002
    Looks good
     
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  5. caine

    caine

    Nov 9, 2003
    Looks awesome
     
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  6. scrappy

    scrappy Gold Member Gold Member

    837
    Jul 7, 2007
    That is a wonderful hobby to share
     

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