RC 3 Rat Pack?

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  1. Mark

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    Does anybody know how many of these were made?
    What year?
    Thanks!
     
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    probably about 8 years ago, 250ish made. not all numbered, some numbers had two knives...

    mine's not for sale.
     
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    I have one. $500
     
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    Yikes!
    Pricey & Protected I see.....
    So...they used some of the serial No.'s twice?
     
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    pack members were allowed to buy two knives each, and had the option of their pack number or numberless. some got both numbered, for a user and a safe queen.

    there was an agreement at the time to not resell for profit, but that pretty well ended as soon as the esee forum exodus.
     
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    ....


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    It would be cool to see another Rat pack version come out
     
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    Come on. Post a pic of your "user"
     
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    My rat pack user. One of the first 3HM's...


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    mine's carved a jack o'lantern, and that's about it.
     
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    I've owned a few. Etched and stripped one, kept another one mint for a while. Still got these 2. The numbered one (#011) is my go to EDC/backpacking knife (when i'm not carrying an izula). The unnumbered one is spare :)

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    first owner of that #11 is a cool guy. he and his wife did a lot for the esee forum a few years ago.
     
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    [​IMG] I purchased what I termed a 'Thanksgiving Seconds' RAT Pack RC-3 back at around Thanksgiving of 2009. This second run of the RAT Pack knife was not numbered with the person's RAT Pack #. I think the 2nd run was also limited to one per person which is only why I have one.

    Once I took delivery, it was sent to Knifeworks in Louisiana for engraving.
     
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    Hard finding a current price for one of these on the internet.

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    Besides the skull and knife "cross bones" my other favorite feature is the "Rat Pack" screw heads.

    Here is a nice custom Yellow Hawk sheath with orange Exotac firesteel to go along with the orange G10 scales.

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    This may be trade bait for something special at some point. They aren't seen very often.
     
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    Having a moment, and decided to sell this one for US $150 if you're interested. It'll be up on the for sale page shortly...

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    Well got mine in today, yes I'm a late bloomer lol. Couple questions, how many of the second run were made and does anyone remember the price? 20190612_112705.jpg 20190612_112723.jpg
     
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    IIRC, it was late 09 and I gave $96 + shipping for mine (no S/N), so under $110.
     
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    If I remember correctly, you posted pictures of that jack o’lanter?
     
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    Were the orange scales slick on these? Compared to the new black g-10 ones that have traction, these are really smooth
     
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    yup - they were pretty slick
     
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