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What are you waiting on, And what did you get last?

Discussion in 'Swamp Rat Knives' started by worldwood, Jul 17, 2013.

  1. Jaxx

    Jaxx Moderator Moderator

    Jan 18, 2006
    Not my last...but my 2nd to last is this Anni Ratweiler. I missed the opening of the release on these so THANK YOU x 1000 to the most awesome HOG who contacted me to see if I'd like to work a good deal for it. :)

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    The last Rats to infest my home ;) were 2 INFIdu's from BLADE...and now I'm waiting on a pair & a spare more in black micarta and a last second addition...one in Orange G-10, from the Ganza. :D

    ...Oh, and a BEEFmandu in Sage! :)
     
  2. Jaxx

    Jaxx Moderator Moderator

    Jan 18, 2006
    You got a full group shot of your stASH yet? Would love to see one! :):thumbup:
     
  3. Hard Knocks

    Hard Knocks Gold Member Gold Member

    Oct 1, 2012
    Man congrats on the Ratweiler Jaxx, and it's number 27 to boot.
     
  4. Andy the Aussie

    Andy the Aussie Platinum Member Platinum Member

    Jan 29, 2010
    Well there is a Sg ASH1 still to make the journey across the pond...seems just as I get close to saying "ok lets snap a pic" I get another or start looking at another and put it off... ;)
     
  5. hhmoore

    hhmoore Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 7, 2014
    Earlier today, I placed on order with The Custom Shop. Finally getting a Waki.
     
  6. hhmoore

    hhmoore Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 7, 2014
    Good things come...

    The Waki arrived about a month ago (I was lazy about taking pictures)...and then, about a week ago, I came across one on the Exchange that was both a reasonable price and a color scheme I liked (either by itself is tough enough; but both in one is a score). Naturally, I got beat by a few minutes; but the seller had an extra - so it really was my lucky day.
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    I hearts my Wakis :triumphant:

    Still have a Rodent 6 in the same color scheme (tan/black with sage) plus green liners, and a Rodent 3 in satin & snakewood, pending from the Custom Shop...
    and a MountainManDu, fresh from Knob Creek, on its way.
     
    Last edited: Apr 12, 2015
  7. worldwood

    worldwood

    Sep 30, 2012
    Sweet Wakis bud!!

    This thread needed a resurrection as well :)

    Im also waiting on a MountainMandu from KC Thanks to E. And a RS and SW and swag from down under thanks to Magoo :D
     
  8. Hindsight

    Hindsight Moderator Moderator

    Dec 8, 2011
    Great score guys.
     
  9. ragnerok

    ragnerok

    Oct 25, 2008
    Waiting on a SR-77 PROTO.:thumbup:
     
  10. Hindsight

    Hindsight Moderator Moderator

    Dec 8, 2011
    Congrats.
     
  11. Andy the Aussie

    Andy the Aussie Platinum Member Platinum Member

    Jan 29, 2010
    One of the larger Mountainmandu jobbies.... ;)
     
  12. Swamp_Hog

    Swamp_Hog

    885
    Mar 3, 2013
    Waiting on a KDSH, with sage blade and black micarta. I figured I better snag one before the sold out sign appears unexpectedly.
     
  13. ragnerok

    ragnerok

    Oct 25, 2008
    ...+ two B-8 and one MOABOLO.:D
     
  14. Andy the Aussie

    Andy the Aussie Platinum Member Platinum Member

    Jan 29, 2010
    My MMD is still in the US, my B8 will ship soon and.... oh the pain of waiting.....
     
  15. IH8U

    IH8U

    779
    Mar 6, 2007
    Just received today is my new to me swamp rat vex. I have had several swampies pass through my hands over the years, but never hung on to them. I'm left with a swamp warden that is my dedicated shop knife and this new vex. I'm surprised there is not a whole of reviews or info on the vex because it sure is a nice piece of hardware. Feels great in the hand and it appears to be ground thin enough to be a good slicer. I can't wait to get home and do some cutting.
     
  16. tinfoil hat timmy

    tinfoil hat timmy Gold Member Gold Member

    Aug 21, 2014
    My newest addition is a swamp rat taliwacker. Im waiting on a sarge7 and 511.

    :thumbup:
     
  17. Raoh67

    Raoh67

    266
    May 26, 2011
    Got this today
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    Thanks Eric!
    Even if my heart calls for the big one, this one is a perfection and will be used more often
     
  18. worldwood

    worldwood

    Sep 30, 2012
    My latest scores...

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    And im waiting on this one, A "Trinity Drop", just started by Ryan Weeks.

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    When finished it will be similar to this...

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  19. Wheat

    Wheat Gold Member Gold Member

    122
    Feb 22, 2015
    Well, I got my Ratmandu CG last week. I really love this Knife, it's easily my favorite Kin I own. I really have a woody for G10, I love the feel, so I'm hunting for a G10 Mandu, and I have my eye on one. I have a Rodent 3 in production, to go with the Rodent 6. I got earlier. I'm knida new to the swamp and the Bussekin in General, but I really like the feel and balance of my Rats.

    What are the odds of ever finding a chopwieler? I sounds like the perfect Knife, and by all accounts, they are the rat grail for a lot of folks.
     
  20. worldwood

    worldwood

    Sep 30, 2012
    Chopweilers come up on the exchange from time to time.

    My honest advice on scoring one? Save up or keep $300-400 to the side just in case, post a want to buy add, add a signature stating your looking to buy a chopweiler, posts often in the swamp rat and busse sub-forum so that the signature gets exposure, then keep a close eye on the exchange, you can even subscribe to get email alerts if youd like. Check the exchange non-stop. Good stuff goes fast, good stuff priced well, even faster.

    Good luck brother, its an amazing blade!!
     

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