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Mr. Winterling brings twenty-four years of manufacturing and metal-working experience to Benchmade. For the past 10 years, he was the Director of Manufacturing at The Stanley Works plant in Milwaukie, Oregon. Prior to that, he spent fourteen years with Kennametal/ Greenfield Industries in various positions including Director of Operations, Plant Manager, Materials Manager, and Engineering Manager. Mr. Winterling was also a Technical Services Engineer for the Timken Company.
“I look forward to focusing on Benchmade’s manufacturing efforts to achieve success in lean manufacturing concepts,” says Mr. Winterling. “I am excited to continue the development of world-class manufacturing at Benchmade.”
“Dave comes to Benchmade with substantial global manufacturing experience,” comments Greg Mooney, President of Benchmade. “I am confident his leadership and knowledge of the industry will help Benchmade’s continued growth and development.”
Mr. Winterling graduated with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Cornell University in Ithaca, New York.
We took a quick look at three Lansky Sharpeners; Crock Stick, Quick Fix, Folding Diamond Rat Tail and how they are used. This was filmed at the 2009 NRA Annual Meetings & Exhibits in Phoenix, Arizona
Quick look at three knives from Microtech Small Arms Research at the 2009 NRA Annual Meetings & Exhibits in Phoenix, Arizona. We look at the Microtech Currahee, Microtech Daytona, Microtech QD (Quick Deployment) SCARAB three quality knives
Tomahawk Tactical Light angle-head flashlight is ready to use even when clipped to your gear, pocket, belt or even when stowed in the holster. Tomahawk Tactical Light Retention Clip works with; MOLLE-compatible gear, helmets, pockets, belts, pack straps and more. When the Tomahawk Tactical Light is clipped on the light can be rotated to point it in the direction you need it. The Tomahawk Tactical Light controls are easy to use and designed to allow instant asccess to features. These photos were taken at the 2009 NRA Annual Meetings & Exhibits in Phoenix, Arizona
First Light USA Liberator 90-degree angled Tactical Light is designed to keep a high quality light handy but not in the way. The Liberator Tactical Light can be used hands free while in it’s holster. Another advantage of the Liberator Tactical Light is the shooters ability to use a two-handed grip on the firearm.The Liberator Tactical Light is also useful for bicycle, horseback or an ATV, use your light and ride at the same time.. These photos were taken at the 2009 NRA Annual Meetings & Exhibits in Phoenix, Arizona. Task Light for map reading or checking IDs, also useful for clearing firearms and working with radios and other gear
We took a look at five flashlights from Leupold. the MX-331 Multi-Mode LED Hunter Flashlight the MX-421 Multi-Mode LED Tactical Flashlight the MX-321 Multi-Mode LED Flashlight and two lights assembled from the Leupold MX Modular Flashlight components. These seem to be well made lights with plenty of ability and features
This hunting pack from Blackhawk caught our eye while walking through the NRA National Meeting expo in Phoenix, Arizona. This expandable pack zips up to be a camo pack with plenty of room and many features, then when needed the BLACKHAWK Black Gorge can unzip to open almost three times its size to accommodate whatever you might need to pack back to camp. The blaze orange sides make you visible to other hunters.
X-Ray Vision made by SOG Specialty Knives & Tools has a bead blasted blade finish, glass-reinforced black Zytel handle with Arc-Lock. Blade length is 3.75 inches, The SOG X-Ray Vision has an overall length of 8.37 inches and weighs 4.3 ounces. The VG-10 Steel blade is partially serrated and folds into the Zytel Handle w/stainless liners