A Tribute to Billy Waugh:  Learn About the Knife He Inspired

A Tribute to Billy Waugh: Learn About the Knife He Inspired

November 24, 2020 2 Comments

Learn about the legendary man, Billy Waugh and see the knife he inspired:  The RYP and Bill Harsey Designed, Billy Waugh DEMO Folder.

RYP first met Billy when he was writing his book Licensed to Kill, Hired Guns in The War on Terror.  Driving his cop Harley across the country during the winter, Billy graciously took out time from his wedding day to meet at the local Waffle House.


The two men - one an author, and one an operator, both veterans of numerous hot spots often at the same time - hit it off immediately. They have been fast friends ever since. 

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DPX GEAR RELEASES A POPULAR PRICED HEST/F CLASSIC AND A LIMITED RUN DECADE EDITION - JUST IN TIME FOR CHRISTMAS.

DPX GEAR RELEASES A POPULAR PRICED HEST/F CLASSIC AND A LIMITED RUN DECADE EDITION - JUST IN TIME FOR CHRISTMAS.

November 11, 2020

“The goal was to stay within the same price point as our first folder came out in 2010. An aggressive concept considering the cost of premium materials and what has happened over the last ten years. We’ve enhanced the knife durability, simplified the design, retained the same hard use features, and still offer our famous Skull Tool,” says DPx Gear founder, Robert Young Pelton.

“A proven, heirloom quality knife, crafted by an award winning manufacturer, at a reasonable price with a lifetime warranty. It’s the perfect product for someone looking to get past gas station knives or low priced folders.”

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The Kabul Country Club

The Kabul Country Club

March 20, 2019

The Kabul Country Club

As told by Robert Young Pelton, founder of DPx Gear.

Long timers in Afghanistan will know that there actually is a Kabul Country Club. Technically it is called the Kabul Golf Club on Qargha Road . The nine hole course was opened in 1967, the heyday of Kabul, and its role as an international destination. Kabul was pitched to tourists as the "Switzerland of Asia", where travelers could arrive via the Pan Am-operated Ariana Airlines and stay at the newly built Kabul Intercontinental Hotel.

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