Scrap Yard Sword!!! . . . . Killer Cool!!!!

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I already have an OG Busse Ruck, an SR Waki (both with modified edge geometry) and more user choppers than any otherwise reasonable person can possibly need/want/justify. Having said all that, this looks pretty cool.

I have been hoping for either a Res-C Scrap-a-Ruck or a XXXL Taliwhacker for awhile now.
This looks like it will fit the bill.
 

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Minus a hundred..... $175- 197
It looks to be about the same size (ish) as the Rucki. I’m sure it’s SR101 and with the “downgrade” to res c (huge upgrade in my book, I love res c) I’m sure it’ll be south of $300.
 
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It looks to be about the same size (ish) as the Rucki. I’m sure it’s SR101 and with the “downgrade” to res c (huge upgrade in my book, I love res c) I’m sure it’ll be south of $300.

You sound correct.

If I could throw out a wildcard notion.....?
I think they will bait us with a VERY economical sword here......
Only to make bank when the Larger sibling gets released, knowing we will HAVE to have a matching set.....haha. 😁
 
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To some degree pricing is influenced by cost of raw materials and production efficiency. Clearly not true for purely luxury goods. Jerry just informed us of the expansion in tooling, and presumably, capacity. He certainly has years of data on price elasticity to help set a price point that does not give away the farm, maintains a degree of cachet for limited edition goods, and is still in reach of most customers. The improved capacity can be used to increase availability, reduce the price, or some combination of both. There must be some upper limit for what can be charged for a CNC machine carved blade of non-exotic steel with an injection molded handle. We shall see.
you said that Better than I ever could
 

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Very cool, but I'm but I'm not sure I'd classify it as a sword. Too short for that.
 

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You sound correct.

If I could throw out a wildcard notion.....?
I think they will bait us with a VERY economical sword here......
Only to make bank when the Larger sibling gets released, knowing we will HAVE to have a matching set.....haha. 😁
I hope you’re right. I’m probably in for 2.
 
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This little short sword is definitely going to scratch that AR-15” itch.
That's what I was hoping for with the big Ole hunk......
A .1875" thick fifteen incheer.
Even with the regulator handles, that would of been pretty Awesome.

I hope this doesn't feel "too light".
It's difficult to tell from their video, because that guy looks big?
 
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That's what I was hoping for with the big Ole hunk......
A .1875" thick fifteen incheer.
Even with the regulator handles, that would of been pretty Awesome.

I hope this doesn't feel "too light".
It's difficult to tell from their video, because that guy looks big?

IMHO that is on the thick side. A narrow thicker blade wont have optimal sword edge geometry. You get a sword-like-object. See OG Ruck and Swamp Waki. Both needed to be reworked. Since I didn't want to do that to my AK-47, it was sold.

It would be interesting to know what variables of thickness, blade width, and length were tested. They may have been constrained by the thickness of the supplied sheet steel? Grinding/milling it thinner adds an operation which adds to cost. So it goes.
 
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IMHO that is on the thick side. A narrow thicker blade wont have optimal sword edge geometry. You get a sword-like-object. See OG Ruck and Swamp Waki. Both needed to be reworked. Since I didn't want to do that to my AK-47, it was sold.

It would be interesting to know what variables of thickness, blade width, and length were tested. They may have been constrained by the thickness of the supplied sheet steel? Grinding/milling it thinner adds an operation which adds to cost. So it goes.
The new one kinda looks thick?
 
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