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Dave Winterling Named Director of Manufacturing for Benchmade Knife Company

October 24, 2009
Dave Winterling Named Director of Manufacturing for Benchmade Knife Company
Extensive Experience and Leadership Strengthens Senior Management Team
Dave WinterlingOctober 23, 2009, Oregon City, Ore.–Benchmade Knife Company is proud to announce Dave Winterling as the new Director of Manufacturing. He will be responsible for all manufacturing operations at the Oregon City plant.

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.

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Lansky Knife Sharpeners

July 19, 2009

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


We take 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

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Microtech Currahee, Daytona and SCARAB

July 18, 2009

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

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

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SOG X-Ray Vision

July 13, 2009

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

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

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Benchmade BlueBox Service Kit

July 10, 2009

Benchmade BlueBox Service Kit Pocket Tool Set. Benchmade uses six lobe, torx-like headed screws. This Benchmade BlueBox Service Kit includes bit sizes 6, 8 and 10 head bits and bit holder and extension that are all contained in the plastic case which doubles as the handle

Benchmade BlueBox Service Kit Pocket Tool Set. Benchmade uses six lobe, torx-like headed screws. This Benchmade BlueBox Service Kit includes bit sizes 6, 8 and 10 head bits and bit holder and extension that are all contained in the plastic case which doubles as the handle

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Becker Knife and Tool Company BK-71

July 10, 2009

Becker Combat Utility Knife BK-71 has a seven inch long clip point blade which is .188 inches thick made from 0170-6C carbon steel. The Becker BK-71 weighs 12.9 ounces. The Becker Combat Utility Knife sheath is ambidextrous and made from nylon with a kydex liner. It has a pouch ont he front for a sharpener or folding pocket knife / multi tool. This is a rugged knife that will hold up to almost any abuse

Becker Combat Utility Knife BK-71 has a seven inch long clip point blade which is .188 inches thick made from 0170-6C carbon steel. The Becker BK-71 weighs 12.9 ounces. The Becker Combat Utility Knife sheath is ambidextrous and made from nylon with a kydex liner. It has a pouch ont he front for a sharpener or folding pocket knife / multi tool. This is a rugged knife that will hold up to almost any abuse

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Boker Applegate-Fairbairn Combat II Black Knife

June 10, 2009

The Boker A-F Combat II Black Knife is a reissue of the Applegate – Fairbairn Fighting Knife. The Boker A-F Combat II has a fiberglass reinforced Delrin handle, that is larger in the center for a good grip with many styles of holding the knife. Ther is a lanyard hole at the end of the handle. The handle has a short, forward-bent cross guard. Boker balances the knife with steel weights insered in the handle. The Boker A-F Combat II has a 6 inch blade and is 10-3/4 inches overall with a 1 inch wide blade made with Solingen 440C stainless steel hardened to a Rockwell of 58. The Boker A-F Combat II has a black Cordura sheath

The Boker A-F Combat II Black Knife is a reissue of the Applegate - Fairbairn Fighting Knife. The Boker A-F Combat II has a fiberglass reinforced Delrin handle, that is larger in the center for a good grip with many styles of holding the knife. Ther is a lanyard hole at the end of the handle. The handle has a short, forward-bent cross guard. Boker balances the knife with steel weights insered in the handle. The Boker A-F Combat II has a 6 inch blade and is 10-3/4 inches overall with a 1 inch wide blade made with Solingen 440C stainless steel hardened to a Rockwell of 58. The Boker A-F Combat II has a black Cordura sheath

Boker Applegate-Fairbairn Combat II Black Knife

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Microtech Knives

May 31, 2009

Quick look at three knives from Microtech Small Arms Research

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2009 NRA Annual Meetings & Exhibits in Phoenix, Arizona

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Outdoor Edge Knives

May 30, 2009

We take a look at the hunting / skinning / butchering knives from Outdoor Edge.
This is the second half of our review

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Leatherman Micra

May 29, 2009

The Leatherman Micra is a small (keychain size) spring loaded scissor and multi tool. It is small size and light weight make it ideal for pocket or pack. Tools include; Clip Point Knife, Extra-small Screwdriver, Medium Screwdriver, Flat Phillips Screwdriver, Spring-action Scissors, Nail File/Cleaner, Bottle Opener, Ruler and non removable Tweezers. The green version has a plastic cover over the grips which add almost no weight and increase the grip size just a bit. Tools on the Micra are easy to use when the scissors are open, but are not accessible when closed. The Leatherman Micra is about 4 inches long with scissors open, 2-1/2 inches long when folded (closed). The tool is just about 1 inch wide, just under 1/2 inch wide and weighs 1.8 ounces. With the two arms extended the ruler is about 5 inches long (13 cm)

The Leatherman Micra is a small (keychain size) spring loaded scissor and multi tool. It is small size and light weight make it ideal for pocket or pack. Tools include; Clip Point Knife, Extra-small Screwdriver, Medium Screwdriver, Flat Phillips Screwdriver, Spring-action Scissors, Nail File/Cleaner, Bottle Opener, Ruler and non removable Tweezers. The green version has a plastic cover over the grips which add almost no weight and increase the grip size just a bit. Tools on the Micra are easy to use when the scissors are open, but are not accessible when closed. The Leatherman Micra is about 4 inches long with scissors open, 2-1/2 inches long when folded (closed). The tool is just about 1 inch wide, just under 1/2 inch wide and weighs 1.8 ounces. With the two arms extended the ruler is about 5 inches long (13 cm)

Leatherman Micra

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