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collection after you can't collect

Discussion in 'General Knife Discussion' started by kokoek9, Oct 4, 2014.

  1. kokoek9


    Aug 29, 2014
    Hi, I never started a collection because I have nobody to pass it to I bit the bullet and finally started one. But I am curious what are you going to do with you knives when you can no longer collect
  2. Lavan


    Nov 8, 2000
    Leave em for the heirs to put in a garage sale for a dime apiece.
  3. Ernie1980

    Ernie1980 Gold Member Gold Member

    Apr 19, 2012
    As if when I die? I actually have a few specific knives in my will, the rest will be distributed between friends and family at my wife's discretion. I don't worry about that, you can't take them with you and I just enjoy collecting, using, and tinkering with my knives while I am here:)
  4. CJZ

    CJZ Gold Member Gold Member

    Dec 18, 2012
    They will all go to my brother and close friends.
  5. nwmetalbug

    nwmetalbug Gold Member Gold Member

    Jun 10, 2012
    Everyone thinks Im crazy to spend what I do on my knives so im guessing they are going to freak out when they actually see what I have. Wont care Ill be dead anyway lol
  6. 22-rimfire

    22-rimfire Gold Member Gold Member

    Nov 20, 2005
    I accumulate knives, but really don't collect knives. Some are fairly valuable if you call $1000 valuable. I really don't care what happens to my knives after I die. They can go to the scrap yard or landfill. Hopefully, those who might be interested would keep them from going to the landfill or scrap yard. My knives are for me, not some relation.
  7. sunandsteel


    Oct 23, 2013
    Ha, same here.
  8. Jastab


    Jan 31, 2013
    All but a handful are going to my kids.
  9. K.O.D.

    K.O.D. The Everlasting Know-it-all Platinum Member

    Aug 21, 2013
    I don't plan on dying.
  10. L.H.S

    L.H.S Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 1, 2013
    They will accompany in my burning ship to valhalla.

    No idk, I'm 20. If i died right now I suppose some would go to brothers, dad, grandpa, maybe a friend or two. If I go that path later, Ill just give all but one away to kids etc once I'm too old to really need one.
  11. fuzzynuk


    Jul 17, 2014
    This made me laugh. Obviously that's going good for you so far
  12. ToxicBot11


    Apr 28, 2013
    You can bump this thread 50 or 60 years from now when you've made up your mind:D
  13. spyderg


    Sep 28, 2014
    The plan is to leave them to my kids. But if it looks like I'm going to be killed by zombies I'll leave one in each zombie till I run out! I suppose if I had had no one to leave them to, I'd find a way to donate them, or the proceeds from selling them would probably be the best.
  14. wazu013

    wazu013 Gold Member Gold Member

    Dec 14, 2011
    They'll be in my bomb shelter with all the MRE's and glow stix I've amassed just in case.

    Of coarse my Grandchildren will figure out how to get them and make a B-Line to the Pawn shop.
  15. kokoek9


    Aug 29, 2014
    Thanks for your insight, I have a small militaria collection, not worth much but still I would want it to go to somebody who would appreciate it not to the salvation army. We have no children I don't have much to do with my family and my wifes is quite small. I never thought it was for just me but I guess that is what a collection is
  16. whitty

    whitty Dealer / Materials Provider Dealer / Materials Provider

    Aug 25, 2005
    I am sure most of you have seen the saying that "my biggest fear is when I die my wife will sell all my guns for what I told her they cost"

    That is my fear on my knives and my knives!
  17. KaBAKZ


    Oct 24, 2013
    I am gonna first get a collection :p and then I will have them "cremated" with me and then forged into one super knife that has me as a part of it.

    Just kidding that would be weird, but if I ever have a kid I will give them the collection.
  18. 1AbominAble1

    1AbominAble1 Gold Member Gold Member

    Jul 26, 2010

    I like where you're going with this but mine will go to the kids, if they want them, maybe any buddies that will outlive me.

    In the unlikely event that I outlive those that care I'll sell it all ( may take my favorite to the grave with me clipped to those creepy half suits they stick the cadavers into- they have to have front pockets anyway-right )and donate the proceeds to a youth hunt and hunters training program or something else I feel would be worthwhile.
  19. zhyla


    Sep 11, 2011
    Seems like the highest form of materialism is to be concerned about what will happen to your stuff when you're dead.
  20. wolf-man-12


    Dec 24, 2007
    I am going to have mine buried with me as I have heard they have Knives where I am going and 3 years ago when I died in an Ambulance I saw a part of where I was going and then when I got to the Hospital I died again and they Zapped me but not before I saw some more of where I am going ~~ so now I am taking all my Guns and Knives with me for sure ( and Ammo )
    because I weally want to be prepared for what is waiting on the other side.!** BE PREPARED U ALL..!***************

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