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Old 10-27-20, 09:39 AM
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Case mini trapper and an assortment of leathermen. Buck 110 in my big game tools.



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Not a pocket knife. Sorry

After almost 30 years of service, the plastic handle on this chef's knife finally died. My dad gave me this when I went to college so that I could do 'proper' cooking on the weekends.






I decided to use recycled Teak from some broken garden furniture




And with some Danish Oil.

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Old 10-27-20, 01:36 PM
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I carry a Kershaw Oso Sweet. Nothing super special, but seems a rockin deal at $20-ish from amazon.

I also have a Swiss Army Knife (Wenger still counts, right?), looks a lot like Darth Lefty's, but I have scissors (and I lost the tweezers/toothpick years ago)
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Old 10-27-20, 01:38 PM
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Originally Posted by JonnyHK View Post
Not a pocket knife. Sorry

After almost 30 years of service, the plastic handle on this chef's knife finally died. My dad gave me this when I went to college so that I could do 'proper' cooking on the weekends.
Nice save! And it works out to have only the one rivet/bolt/whatever?
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Old 10-27-20, 02:19 PM
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1. Top one I found in a snowbank outside of Nuremburg, Germany in 1995-ish? The label on the blade says 'Original Hubertus Brotzeitmesser' and Solingen Rostfrei Geschmiedet which leads me to this website; https://www.hubertus-solingen.com/tr...iletts_de.html
No idea if it's any good. I've had it sharpened and it sits in my fishing tackle box as my main fishing knife.

2. Middle one was a gift from my uncle who used to work for Snap-On Tools and sold Kershaw knives. Its a 'Black Horse II' 1060A.

3. Bottom one is a Victorinox Swiss Army Knife 'Explorer' and somehow I've managed to not lose either the toothpick or tweezers!
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Old 10-27-20, 03:14 PM
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My unconventional EDC knife with one single purpose. It's a victorinox grafting knife, so it only has one beveled edge. Unbelievably sharp from the factory and it holds its edge pretty well, but I'm overdue for a sharpening and polish, obviously. The ONE time I forgot to sanitize it after use, whatever plant I was cutting had very corrosive sap apparently.
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Old 10-27-20, 03:53 PM
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Originally Posted by bOsscO View Post
1. Top one I found in a snowbank outside of Nuremburg, Germany in 1995-ish? The label on the blade says 'Original Hubertus Brotzeitmesser' and Solingen Rostfrei Geschmiedet which leads me to this website; https://www.hubertus-solingen.com/tr...iletts_de.html
No idea if it's any good. I've had it sharpened and it sits in my fishing tackle box as my main fishing knife.

2. Middle one was a gift from my uncle who used to work for Snap-On Tools and sold Kershaw knives. Its a 'Black Horse II' 1060A.

3. Bottom one is a Victorinox Swiss Army Knife 'Explorer' and somehow I've managed to not lose either the toothpick or tweezers!
That Kershaw reminds me of my first Kershaw back in the mid-1980s.
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Old 10-27-20, 04:19 PM
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Originally Posted by FiftySix View Post
That Kershaw reminds me of my first Kershaw back in the mid-1980s.
My uncle retired in the late 90's so I'd guess mine is mid-late 90's.
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Old 10-27-20, 04:21 PM
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Originally Posted by BenzFanatic View Post

My unconventional EDC knife with one single purpose. It's a victorinox grafting knife, so it only has one beveled edge. Unbelievably sharp from the factory and it holds its edge pretty well, but I'm overdue for a sharpening and polish, obviously. The ONE time I forgot to sanitize it after use, whatever plant I was cutting had very corrosive sap apparently.
I used to do quite a bit of grafting when I worked at a greenhouse. Mostly Japanese maples and various fruit trees. Takes me back....
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Originally Posted by RubeRad View Post
Nice save! And it works out to have only the one rivet/bolt/whatever?
It works fine as it is also epoxied. It was difficult to find ideal fixings. This is a machine screw with a sleeve nut. I searched pages and pages of Chicago Pins, Interscrews, Mating Bolts, and Sex Bolts.
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Old 10-28-20, 09:21 AM
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I had all my knives were made here in Portland Oregon till I got the chris reeve that's made in Idaho. Now only two are local. my leatherman and my hand forged laminated Japanese knife.


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Old 10-28-20, 12:42 PM
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I love the bottom knife. Very cool.
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I'm a fan of Swiss Army knives. L to R, upper row: Classic, Waiter, Spartan, Camping (Ranger). Lower row: Swiss Champ, Soldier 08.


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The Bubba Blade filet knife made in China that was a drunk argument you know oh well never mind. The Buck knife to start the cleaning process of redfish then the filet knife to do the rest. Basically my fish cleaning stuff.


Surf fishing soon !!!! My other obsession...
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Old 10-28-20, 05:13 PM
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Originally Posted by PedalingWalrus View Post
I love the bottom knife. Very cool.
it was a splurge I think it was like 450.00 I fell in love with it a bone handle and it was made by a Canadian trained in the traditional Japanese blacksmith trade. He became a master Japanese blacksmith I think of the the first non Japanese.
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Old 10-29-20, 07:57 AM
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"You call that a knife..."

Also not a pocket knife but has anyone heard of Ontario Knife out of NY ? I keep this machete in my truck, used mostly for cutting through overgrown vegetation. I haven't seen the brand mentioned but the company history looks like they've been around since '43. Now that I look closer it shows they have other brands under their umbrella that may have been mentioned. I keep 5 or 6 knockoff swiss army knives in various toolboxes - my late Dad's Buck knife is now just a letter opener as I wouldn't want to lose it.



If you want more knife porn, there's an older thread I remember. Like indyfabz I posted a pic of former employer's commemorative knife.https://www.bikeforums.net/foo/608490-knives.html
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Old 10-29-20, 09:48 AM
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Nice, Manix 2 is a great blade. I'm also a collector of pocket knives, love me some Spydies, BM, and ZT.
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Old 10-29-20, 06:22 PM
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Originally Posted by Deal4Fuji View Post

Also not a pocket knife but has anyone heard of Ontario Knife out of NY ?
Yep. My brother was 82nd Airborne in the 1980s and gave me an OKC produced blade many years later.

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Originally Posted by FiftySix View Post
Glad you got your knife back, genestarwind.

Reminds my why I carry less expensive knives so that I won't miss them so much if I lose them. Or, if I forgot I had one in my pocket going through TSA or into a courthouse. Never going to get those knives back.

My current favorite is a cheap Kershaw 1730SS. Easy one handed operation and used nearly daily by me. Easy to sharpen and holds an edge reasonably well, too.
I don’t know much about Kershaws yet, but I just recently grabbed this Canyon City for $4 in a Goodwill. I did a search & saw a well-used one for $50 & a minty one for $100, so I guess I did alright. 😁😉

Also, here’s that Japanese Barlow, I mentioned, and an early Uncle Henry. 😎


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I'm partial to machetes and parangs, myself. Hard to fit them in your pocket, but for everything from cutting brush to chopping down trees, they're your blade.

If you're knife guys, you probably know about Randall knives. I only know about it from this song, which if you've never heard it, is a treat:
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Dang dude, that’ll bring a tear to your eye. ✌️
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that's not a song
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Big fan of Benchmade for the pocket. Have one the kids gave me 15 years ago when we were doing a lot of camping that is still as sharp as the day I got it.

I was given this Viper.

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Old 11-01-20, 04:29 PM
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Also enjoy this Puma in its original sheath.

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These Kershaw "Cryo" models are sturdy enough for a hunting knife. I had the discontinued serrated one but I forgot and left it outside overnight by a neighbor's yard while he was having his roof re-shingled and it didn't hang around for long like that. It's a solid piece of work with blades available in Sandvik 14C28N and that's the blade you'd want to hold out for to use as a hunting knife. Priced under $50 on Amazon.

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