My idea of DPSK, deft practical small knife, become more definite. As I saw Lone Wolf (Benchmade) Mountainside skinner – it seemed nearly perfect to me. Just angle between blade and handle need to be changed, and axis of handle (blue line) raised above axis of blade (red line). Look at the concept picture.
So, you want some info to be with you all the time. Frequency data, range estimating, weather prediction, medical protocols, conversion tables and similiar. You can write it down manually into the notebook (and it is advantageously – you memorize it while writing), you can make your very own pocket sized reference handbook.
Format described will be 1/4 of common A4 sheet – A6. Total number of pages SHOULD be a multiple of eight. I.e. it MUST be divisible by eight. Entirely. Sorry for my English speech, i’m trying to describe it clear and loud.
Range estimation is a basis of a good shot.
Here is a one-piece tool to find a distance with an eyes and arms only.
The whole concept is – to maintain the ability to use AK’s iron sights and in the same time mount a red dot sight in the “scout” style. (Later update – and maintain barely same posture while aiming throuhgt iron sights and red dot sight.) Continue reading
Color (one of many but my favourite) used in Soviet Army can be described as dark green with yellow. I believe the closest html notation is #607930 🙂
Certainly not as versatile as coyote brown or smoke green, but a good base to put vegetation on uniform or paint vehicles.
Advice from friend: RAL 6003 => #3d452e
Size matters. Smaller blade – more convenient fine work.
Shape matters. Different tasks – different blades, and handles too.
Meet DPSK, deft practical small knife. Below is rough sketch in approximate proportions.
Purple and green lines show current relative position of blade and handle, while red and blue lines show preferred position.