Knives

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Bastard File
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Re: Knives

Post by Bastard File » Mon Nov 25, 2013 10:09 pm

My favorites are vintage Al Mar, Gerber and Kershaw hunting knives. IMO they were the closest production knives to have custom knife fit and finish. Many of Al Mar's fixed blade hunting blades even had tapered tangs which were found on high end custom knives...a feature the great Bob Loveless really perfected.

I really like folders as hunting blades as well. The vintage Al Mar "Buzzard", "Vulture", "Bulldog I & II" and plain edge "Sportsman" are great blades. The fixed blades "Pack Rat I & II" are sweet skinners as well. All the above have ivory micarta scales, less the "Sportsman" which is a lightweight synthetic with no liner. My EDC is a Al Mar "Lightweight Elite" which I carry in my back right pocket with a custom para cord lanyard.

My favorite Gerbers are the "Folding Sportsman" series in both wood and stag scales. The Gerber "Magnum Folding Hunter" which was designed by Al Mar is a great knife as well.

The Kershaw Model 1050 "Folding Field Knife" is also a favorite.

I use use custom leather sheaths made by Kenny Rowe at Rowe's Leather in Hope, AR for my knives as he is an excellent leather craftsman and very personable with an exemplary reputation.

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Re: Knives

Post by mercman » Sun Dec 01, 2013 1:05 am

That's correct. It's an early one I picked up in the early 80's.
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Re: Knives

Post by EdwardE » Mon Dec 09, 2013 12:54 am

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Dad's Boy Scout knife made by Western in Colorado.

This "hand-hewn" blade and scabbard was made by a West Virginia mountain man named Tom Read. Mr. Read used to work for the Chessie System, hobbling around the mountains on one leg (he gave the other to the railroad) and gave this to my grandfather in 1976. I have skinned many a small game with this knife. The blade is super thin and flexible and did a good job on rabbits, groundhogs and other woodland creatures.

An assortment of Buck fixed blades.

Two dive knives. I occasionally find myself in the Florida Keys and use these for poking around when in the water. The Beta Tanto is a Titanium blade and feather-light.

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Re: Knives

Post by flyinb44 » Fri Jan 17, 2014 12:11 am

Here are 3 of mine:

Benchmade Adamas
Benchmade Griptillian
Zero Tollerance 350

I also have:

Benchmade: 707 Sequel, 890 Torrent
Cold Steel: Recon 1, SRK, Recon Scout
Becker: BK2
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Re: Knives

Post by SignessSG » Mon Apr 21, 2014 2:19 pm

Just a few of mine....a Benchmade Contiga, an H&K, and an Italian switchblade..

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Re: Knives

Post by cjjohn » Thu Oct 27, 2016 4:36 am

Reviving an old thread, and surprised no one else carries a Zero Tolerance. This is the best best pic I have right now, it's kind of hidden, but this by far the best knife i have ever owned.
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Re: Knives

Post by KBA » Tue May 02, 2017 3:24 pm

I'd love to share. Here are some of mine.
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Re: Knives

Post by AndyinEverson » Sat Aug 12, 2017 3:31 pm

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Here is the knife I carried while in the Army.
It is a BlackJack #5 .... 5 1/2 carbon steel blade and a stacked leather handle.
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Re: Knives

Post by filthy phil » Sat Sep 02, 2017 7:43 pm

Texans can now carry any type of knife.
This is my latest
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