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Merc Bowie

Discussion in 'Siegle Knives' started by Bill Siegle, Sep 10, 2019.

  1. Bill Siegle

    Bill Siegle KnifeMaker / Craftsman / Service Provider Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Oct 3, 2000
    Just finished this Merc Bowie up today. I used 1/4in thick 5160 for my blade steel. The scales are green canvas Micarta over yellow G10 liners. By using full flat grinds with a bit of taper and some drilling out of the tang, I got weight down to 16oz!!! Not at all bad for a 14 5/8in Overall Bowie :) The blade is 9 3/4in tip to handle.
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  2. 1066vik

    1066vik Gold Member Gold Member

    Nov 28, 2009
    that looks GOOD!
     
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  3. GeofS

    GeofS Platinum Member Platinum Member

    Mar 9, 2018
    Beautifully aggressive lines on your knife. The scale contours also look extremely comfortable. Very nicely done. :thumbsup:
     
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  4. not2sharp

    not2sharp Gold Member Gold Member

    Jun 29, 1999
    Very nice
     
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  5. Mack

    Mack Sailin' a reach, before a followin' sea... Platinum Member

    Aug 19, 2007
    That looks like a beast. Perfect.
     
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  6. Bigfattyt

    Bigfattyt Gold Member Gold Member

    Jun 23, 2007
    Very nice!!
     
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  7. d762nato

    d762nato Gold Member Gold Member

    Dec 16, 2009
    Good looking bowie and that weight is awesome for that size of a knife, well done Bill.

    Doug
     
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