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Your favorite SwampRat and why

Discussion in 'Swamp Rat Knives' started by begreen61, Nov 17, 2009.

  1. begreen61

    begreen61 Gold Member Gold Member

    Oct 13, 2008
    I just got in to SwampRats,a few knives ago,at this point in time I love my Waki,got another on the way,but I only have 2 SwampRats to date ,Just order a chopweiller,,,The reason I like the waki so much ,,in a hand to hand combat it be a plus to have and the handle is comfee in my hand.I have about 7 Busse been drifting in to that Swamp,Swamp ,Swamprat desires.
    So fill me in whats your favorite and why so I can bug out and want another swampRat,,Been gearing toward a Mini Mofo ,like that hook,makes a good wire cutter.........
    Whats your thoughts??????????????????Pictures welcome!!!PLEASE:thumbup:
  2. rpn

    rpn Gold Member Gold Member

    Mar 17, 2008
    Camp Tramp all the way. The do it all knife...

  3. james_bond


    May 23, 2006
    With out a doubt that would have to be my Gen 2 Howling Rat, I got that knife In fall of 2005 and and it is still kickin. One of the best things about the knife is the Res-C grip and the way that little knife always fits on the belt or slides in a pack with out much weight or bulk but can take on the nastiest jobs.

    And here it is with its newer cousin the Scrapyard Scrapper 5.
  4. Sabre77

    Sabre77 Gold Member Gold Member

    Mar 14, 2005
    RATMANDU!!!!! But I really want a Swamp Rat Desert Jack & a Chopweiler or Ratweiler!
  5. iamtoast


    Jun 18, 2008
    Way too easy, the WAKI. It is not often that I can purchase a sword made to my specifications as to color and handle materials and have it be completely able to handle any beating I can give it. I really like the design, and as I am more fond of wakizashi size blades it is a dream come true.
  6. high desert

    high desert

    May 20, 2009
    M9 LE I like the weight, balance and looks of this knike.
  7. norcalblacktail


    Jan 17, 2008
    Right now it is my Vex.

    With the WAKI a close 2nd.
  8. T. Erdelyi

    T. Erdelyi Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 3, 2001
    Just got my first 2 this Friday the 13th, a Howlin' Rat which I haven't let go of yet and a Chopweiler which hasn't been used yet.

    So with that the Howlin' Rat is my current favorite. :)
  9. GRIM 62

    GRIM 62

    Mar 29, 2009
    My Battle Rat with the Res-c grip.
  10. Maqua


    Jan 21, 2005
    Another vote for the M9LE. It has the ideal geometry and easy to maintain razor edge to make it a superb cutter and chopper, all the while remaining light and agile in the hand. Once a nice patina sets in, rust is barely a concern.
  11. squishware


    Jun 8, 2009
    M9LE Because it's the only one I have. A Waki LE may change my mind.
  12. azwelke

    azwelke azwelke.com Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Nov 12, 2007
    The WAKI:cool:
  13. sleevefullofaces


    May 29, 2009
    The Chopweiler is my favorite user followed closely by my Vex.
    My favorite to look at is the EH3 Mini Uncle Mojo.

    ETA: my Waki should be here shortly and I may have to revise my statement!
  14. G19G26


    Nov 19, 2001
    It has to be the Waki, no it's the Vex, no it's the Ratweiler.

    Well actually it's all of these. Exceptional blades in all the right sizes.
  15. orrey45


    Jan 11, 2008
    Either my Mini Mojo or Waki. Tough choice but the lines of either are awesome.
  16. knifenut880


    Aug 13, 2009
    could be my M9 LE, or CG M9, or Waki, or Ratmandu, tough decision
  17. leatherman

    leatherman leathermoderator Moderator Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Nov 30, 2001
    Rat Mastiff, because its taken everything I throw at it and still wanting more.
  18. gga357

    gga357 Gold Member Gold Member

    Dec 3, 2007
    Only have a waki now, but a Mojo is in my future.
  19. rpn

    rpn Gold Member Gold Member

    Mar 17, 2008

    I'm loving those Vex photos. One is in the mail to me as I write!!! :D:thumbup:
  20. Jac The Slayer

    Jac The Slayer

    Sep 27, 2008
    Waki, M9LE, Hairy Carry....can't choose....all really good.

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