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Thomas Vogt replied to William Cutting's discussion Firestarter! in the group The Modern Survivalist
"I see firestarting as a continuum. It goes like this Dependable and labor-intensive-----------------------------------Iffy and quick Sure a bow drill is a pain, but it has its place because I know that even if I have nothing besides a knife and a…"
Jun 3, 2009
Thomas Vogt replied to Wilma Slicer (Lynsie)'s discussion Stranded in the group The Modern Survivalist
"Interesting thread. I had some experience with this when I went for a long winter drive to visit a college with my dad. Before leaving, I consulted with a family friend who lived in Alaska for many years. He advised bringing (at least) five gallons…"
Jun 3, 2009
Thomas Vogt joined William Cutting's group
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The Modern Survivalist

Survival and Bushcraft go hand in hand with knives! This group is about anything survival/bushcraft! Show us your videos...what's in your Altoids survival kit? What kind of paracord wrap do you prefer for your neck knife? That kind of stuff...See More
Jun 3, 2009
Thomas Vogt is now friends with Alden Rowe and Jake Weller
Jun 3, 2009
Thomas Vogt replied to Keelen Grimm's discussion Favorite Knife Company?
"Top three: 1. Swamp Rat Knife Works 2. Scrap Yard Knife Company 3. Zero Tolerance (Military division of Kershaw) Its such unlike products as survival knives and tactical folders into one list, so if I were to limit it to only tactical knives: 1.…"
May 8, 2009
Thomas Vogt replied to Keelen Grimm's discussion Favorite Blade Steel?
"Interesting point about S7, Tom He's right, of course, that in most cases S7 is simply too soft for a knife steel (better left to things like entry tools). The fact that Scrap Yard Knives can make such a fine blade out of it shows that it does…"
May 5, 2009
Tom Cai commented on Thomas Vogt's blog post Thought I'd share some thoughts on my RC-4
"Sweet review, dude!! And thanks for finding out the mystery raptor. I found that pretty odd, but you know, that's how nature is."
May 5, 2009
Thomas Vogt updated their profile
May 5, 2009
Thomas Vogt replied to Keelen Grimm's discussion Favorite Blade Steel?
"Hmm, interesting thread. You're absolutely right Keelen that S30V performs great as an EDC steel. I haven't been able to test anything in S30V myself, but from friends' experiences I've concluded that it performs as well or…"
May 4, 2009
Thomas Vogt replied to Keelen Grimm's discussion Newest Tactical Purchase!! in the group Tactical Collectors Club
"My favorite tactical folder is probably my ZT0200, its one beast of a knife. But that wasn't the question... I've haven't bought anything in a while, but I'll give my thumbs up to Spyderco's cheaper "Byrd" line.…"
May 4, 2009
Thomas Vogt updated their profile photo
May 4, 2009
Thomas Vogt left a comment for Wilma Slicer (Lynsie)
"Nice to meet you Lynsie, and thanks for the warm welcome. I'm already really enjoying the discussions here"
May 3, 2009
Wilma Slicer (Lynsie) and Thomas Vogt are now friends
May 3, 2009
Thomas Vogt joined Keelen Grimm's group
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Tactical Collectors Club

This is a group for people who are interested and passionate about tactical knives. If you have a general interest or questions about tactical knives feel free to join.See More
May 3, 2009
Thomas Vogt commented on Thomas Vogt's blog post Thought I'd share some thoughts on my RC-4
"Thanks for the support everyone! Scott: Meeting with Mr Randall himself? thats awesome! Both Mike and Jeff seem like they really know their stuff. Let me know how the interview goes. Keelen: thats a really tough question, they're both great…"
May 3, 2009
Wilma Slicer (Lynsie) left a comment for Thomas Vogt
"welcome! I love bushcraft and other outdoor activities as well, I do not own any survival knives, but my fiance Lee does...I'm sure you will have a lot in common. Hope you like it here! It is so much fun once you get involved!"
May 3, 2009

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"See the world to be the mirror of the soul"
-R.W. Emerson

"We live, as we dream, alone"
-Joseph Conrad
How did you hear about iKnifeCollector?
No
Do you currently subscribe to any knife publication (offline)
No
How long have you collected knives?
3- 5 years
Favorite Kind of Knives
Survival Fixed Blades
About Me
I'm a college student with strong interest in the outdoors, wilderness self-reliance, and knives. I've lived my entire life in the Pacific Northwest, and I've been collecting knives for about three years now.
Interests
Survival knives, folders, multitools, axes
Other Hobbies
Bushcraft, hiking, backpacking, birdwatching, kayaking, knives, naturalism, ultimate frisbee, soccer, reading, collecting pack's and bags

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Thought I'd share some thoughts on my RC-4

Posted on May 2, 2009 at 1:27 5 Comments

Good evening all,



Enjoying the last evening before a wet spell that our local newspapers have predicted, I thought I would share some pictures and thoughts concerning a knife that I've been using for some time. The blade in questions is RAT Cutlery's RC-4, the wilderness variant of their flagship RC-3. RAT Cutlery, for those of you who aren't familiar with them, is the wilderness gear company of a jungle survival institute called Randall Adventure & Training (RAT). This group got… Continue

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At 18:08 on May 3, 2009, Wilma Slicer (Lynsie) said…
welcome! I love bushcraft and other outdoor activities as well, I do not own any survival knives, but my fiance Lee does...I'm sure you will have a lot in common. Hope you like it here! It is so much fun once you get involved!
At 10:53 on May 2, 2009, Keelen Grimm said…
Thomas,

I created a new forum where we can post reviews so everyone can see them. Check it out and if you like you can post your RAT RC-4 review and any future reviews. Thanks.

Keelen
At 20:32 on May 1, 2009,
In Memoriam
Scott King
said…
Hey Thomas
You are very welcome here. We have seasoned (older) and younger guys (and gals) who like all types of knives. Thanks for loading your pic.
Look around. If you have any suggestions, let me know. Check out the Groups too.
Scott
At 19:48 on May 1, 2009, Keelen Grimm said…
Thomas,

Welcome to the community! Glad to see there is another person around the same age.

Keelen
At 19:24 on May 1, 2009, Tom Cai said…
Sup....
 
 
 

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