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Username Post: Bark River Bravo 2 review        (Topic#891084)
Stilian
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01-06-11 23:41.20 - Post#2266688    



Hi, I just wanted to do a quick review about Bravo 1 bigger brother and share some thoughts and pics with all of you :).

Bark River Bravo 2


The overall shape is very similiar to Bravo 1. The balance is different, but still very, very good. The thumb ramp is not soo obvious, and it doesn't get in the way with some activities like it did with the Bravo 1. Dunno why. It comes with very nice leather sheath, although for wet conditions I do prefer kydex.



The blade

steel - А2, 58 HRC
length - 17,8 mm
thickness - 5,5 mm
width - ~30 mm.



It's scary sharp out of the box. I'm in love with BRKT convex, since I've touched Bravo 1. After some polishing the steel gets almost rust resistent ... it still stains.

The handle

As with Bravo 1 - amazing ergonomics.



The Sheath



In conclusion as i've said in other topics - a must have.




- Stenli
 


Michiel Vanhoudt
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01-07-11 05:34.40 - Post#2266835    


    In response to Stilian

Great pictures!
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Stilian
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01-07-11 09:36.51 - Post#2266997    


    In response to Michiel Vanhoudt

Thanks. Used a cheap Canon A-series ... Tomorrow I'll post some pictures of a kydex sheath I'm making for the B2 ...
 
FoxRiver
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01-07-11 15:36.25 - Post#2267236    


    In response to Michiel Vanhoudt

  • mvh Said:
Great pictures!



+1 on that. Thanks for posting them. BTW, that looks like a new grind. My B2 (first production run) is full convex. Yours looks like
a sabre grind. Enjoy the knife, you've chosen wisely.
 
Stilian
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01-07-11 22:58.11 - Post#2267373    


    In response to FoxRiver

Here is the kydex project so far

 


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