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Ordered a Ranger 1361

Full Member Posts: 125
Ordered a Ranger
« on: March 28, 2008, 12:37:30 AM »

I ordered a Ranger SAK from Tim at FelineVet Tuesday. It arrived today, less than 2 days after ordering. It came from California and I live in Connecticut. More than 3000 miles. Unbelievable service, both from Tim and the Postal Service.

He also had a very nice leather case which fits perfectly for only $4.00.

Great little knife. I wanted the saw plus the wood chisel which I find handy at times. Aside from the Swiss Champ which I also have, this is the only model that has this, as far as I know. It is 5 layer and weighs 4.1 0z as opposed to 6.7 oz. for the champ. 22mm versus 33mm. thickness. I lose the pliers, Phillips, and magnifier compared to the Champ. The back tools are the same.

Comparing the rest of the tools I did find that the file is not so sharply cut as the file on the 10 year old Champ even though the pattern is the same. The knives were razor sharp.

Richard
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Re: Ordered a Ranger
« Reply #1 on: March 28, 2008, 12:43:06 AM »
The Ranger is a nice SAK! I prefer the Handyman which is very similar!

B
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Re: Ordered a Ranger
« Reply #2 on: March 28, 2008, 02:49:18 AM »
kent ct, congrats!

Eddie 

 
 
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Re: Ordered a Ranger
« Reply #3 on: March 28, 2008, 04:00:31 AM »
Congrats on your score Richard! I personally think Tim has his own flock of carrier pigeons!

Chief of the Absolutely No Life Club! Abandon All Hope Ye Who Enter Here... Posts: 43,090 Why haven't you got a Farmer yet!
Re: Ordered a Ranger
« Reply #4 on: March 28, 2008, 08:41:33 AM »
Yep Tim is a very good guy to deal with, and the Ranger is a bloody fine sak sir :)

Give in, buy several Farmer's!!!!!!
Global Tuffy Absolute Zombie Club Posts: 28,078 Just Awesome! And a Slayer of Polar Bear!
Re: Ordered a Ranger
« Reply #5 on: March 28, 2008, 10:50:28 AM »
Good on ya mate.  ;)  The Rangers look pretty nice and Tim is the best guy there is to order SAK's from. :)

I'm back!!
Absolutely No Life Club Posts: 7,249
Re: Ordered a Ranger
« Reply #6 on: March 28, 2008, 02:29:29 PM »
You have great taste!  The Ranger is one of my favorite Victorinox models.  It is only one, thin layer wider than the beloved Huntsman, but offers many more tools:

metal file
metal saw
nail cleaner
chisel
fine screwdriver

- Terry

Burn the land and boil the sea, you can't take the sky from me...

 

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