First Look: Doug Ritter Mini-RSK Mk1-G2

posted on May 18, 2020

Doug Ritter has announced that the Mini-RSK Mk1-G2, manufactured by Hogue, is now available exclusively from The fully ambidextrous Mini-RSK Mk1-G2 (Generation 2) features Ritter's signature 3-D milled G10 handle. The blade on the knife is 2.9 inches long and has a signature wide-chord, high flat-ground drop point blade in super-premium CPM 20CV steel. It has an ambidextrous ABLE Lock and other refinements, including G10 grips and a stainless steel liner. The Mini-RSK Mk1-G2 weighs in at just 2.6 ounces and has a closed length of 4 inches.

The Mini-RSK Mk1-G2 is a compact, conveniently sized version of Ritter's highly praised original RSK Mk1-G2. This utility folder will meet blade length restrictions that exist in some jurisdictions or locations which still limit carry knives to a maximum 3-inch blade length.

Ritter says that creating the Mini-RSK Mk1-G2 was not as simple as just scaling down the full-size RSK Mk1-G2. “The smaller the knife, the trickier it is to get the ergonomics right. But, with Hogue's perseverance, we have created a Mini without sacrificing stellar ergonomics and performance.”

The Mini-RSK Mk1-G2 is initially available with either a Black or Orange G10 handle and a stonewashed CPM 20CV high carbon powder metallurgy stainless steel blade.

Mini-RSK Mk1-G2 Specifications:

  • Blade Material: Crucible CPM 20CV at 60-62 HRC
  • Blade Length: 2.9 inches
  • Blade Thickness: 0.094 inches
  • Blade Finish: Heavy Stonewash
  • Closed Length: 4 inches
  • Open Length: 6.875 inches
  • Handle Thickness: 0.5 inches
  • Weight: 2.6 ounces
  • Handle Material: G10 Composite
  • Liners: 301 Stainless Steel
  • Pivot Washers: Phosphor Bronze
  • Pocket Clip: Reversible, Deep Carry, Stainless Steel
  • Lock Mechanism: Ambidextrous ABLE Lock
  • Lock Springs: W.C. Wolff Co.
  • Opener: Dual Thumb Studs
  • Fasteners: Torx 

MSRP on the Mini-RSK Mk1-G2 is $139.95, and more information is available at


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