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Traditional Knife and Gun Picture Thread

Discussion in 'Traditional Folders and Fixed Blades' started by Pàdruig, Mar 1, 2017.

  1. Peregrin

    Peregrin Traditional Forum Moderator Moderator Gold Member

    Sep 2, 2004
    That Barlow pairs well with your Browning. I had to go check and make sure my Citori hadn't vanished overnight! 😉
     
  2. Chief

    Chief Chief Master Sergeant USAF (ret) 1975-2000 Platinum Member

    Nov 15, 1998
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  3. rye_a

    rye_a Gold Member Gold Member

    805
    Apr 27, 2007
  4. Knurling_turtle

    Knurling_turtle

    225
    Jan 31, 2016
    Wowza!
     
  5. arizonaranchman

    arizonaranchman

    Jan 1, 2012
    Ha! Your's is the straight grip - is it the 24" Upland model? I sure love my little 20ga, it's slim and light. This one is a 26" and my favorite rabbit, quail/dove gun. It breaks clays at the range too. :D
     
  6. Peregrin

    Peregrin Traditional Forum Moderator Moderator Gold Member

    Sep 2, 2004
    26" barrels on mine too. Nice looking patina on that 77 Barlow you paired with yours.
     
  7. Jack Black

    Jack Black Gold Member Gold Member

    Dec 2, 2005
    Some great pics here, very artistic :thumbup:

    I'm afraid my gun-owning days are long over here :(

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  8. hamsco

    hamsco Gold Member Gold Member

    Oct 30, 2015
    You could whittle a gun like the one in your picture !!
     
  9. Hickory n steel

    Hickory n steel Basic Member Basic Member

    Feb 11, 2016
    That looks like a fun toy, my cat would love to be shot with that.
     
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  10. Jack Black

    Jack Black Gold Member Gold Member

    Dec 2, 2005
    I'd probably have to paint in blue or something! :rolleyes: :D :thumbup:

    It was a rather bizarre Xmas present, but it looks like it would be pretty easy to make one. Only two rubber bands. My plan is to give it to my friend's kids so they can shoot HIM! :D :thumbup::thumbup:
     
  11. Stringplucker

    Stringplucker

    152
    Jun 1, 2016
    The knife is a Western L36. This knife was given to my father when he was a Boy Scout. After he left for Vietnam in 1965, he sent a letter to my grandmother, asking if she could send him the knife, which she did. He carried it for 2 tours. Dad gave it to me to be sharpened about 2 weeks before he passed away from in-service illnesses in 2010. I never got the opportunity to return it to him. As a child, I always remember it being above the sun visor in his truck, always on the ready and on hand or on his belt. I'm sorry that I don't have a picture of it with dad's old Colt 1911, but my newer version 1911A1 will have to do. Both are always on my person, or within arms reach.

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  12. hamsco

    hamsco Gold Member Gold Member

    Oct 30, 2015
    Glad you have momentos from your father. That's a sweet Western. I like the Peace grips on the 45.
     
  13. Stringplucker

    Stringplucker

    152
    Jun 1, 2016
    Thanks...with the raising I got, it's the only thing I own with the peace symbol. It's one of my favorite phrases I heard during the Reagan years. I picked those scales up from an Ebay seller to replace the way to light of color scales that came with the pistol.

    The stories that the old Western could tell if it had a voice would curl your toes. Dad shared some of them with me years ago after it went missing from it's spot in his hat on the counter. It seemed that my younger brother's friend had a set of sticky fingers. It took me a month, but I found him with it and was able to get it back into my dad's hands. That was back in the late 1980's. While it was gone, dad shared those stories. Suffice it to say that the knife is responsible for saving dad's life a couple of times.
     
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  14. kamagong

    kamagong

    Jan 13, 2001
    :cower:
     
  15. TAH

    TAH Gold Member Gold Member

    Jul 3, 2001
    Fantastic! :thumbup:
     
  16. Jack Black

    Jack Black Gold Member Gold Member

    Dec 2, 2005
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  17. Stropping Young Lad

    Stropping Young Lad Gold Member Gold Member

    Dec 11, 2012
    That double rifle is not getting enough recognition in this thread. That thing nearly stopped my heart! Too much for me to see on a Thursday.
     
  18. Horsewright

    Horsewright KnifeMaker / Craftsman / Service Provider Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Oct 4, 2011
    Ya did see the empty shell casing? The knife it is next to is 9 inches in overall length just to give ya a little perspective on a .700 H&H. One article I read said that there have only been 19 .700s ever made and that Butch has made 12 of the 19. He was having me hold the rifle while they were arranging the photo (it was for a magazine article). First its very heavy about 25 pounds. Second I asked Butch what it was worth and when he told me I handed it back. I didn't want to hold it anymore!
     
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  19. Trout Hound

    Trout Hound

    685
    Sep 28, 2014
    That's not a rifle, that's shoulder-fired artillery.


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  20. tdkfm

    tdkfm

    Oct 9, 2014
    I know this post is old, but wow

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