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What "Traditional Knife" are ya totin' today?

Discussion in 'Traditional Folders and Fixed Blades' started by jackknife, Apr 8, 2008.

  1. Pr3inar


    Oct 17, 2015

    Thick and thin:


    And the Woodranger, mostly for the saw
  2. JohnDF

    JohnDF Gold Member Gold Member

    May 14, 2018
    Good Morning Everybody
  3. hornetguy

    hornetguy Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 11, 2015
    I actually have three traditionals with me today (overkill?). I have my newly acquired Lionsteel shuffler on my belt, and I brought two "newly discovered" small pocketknives with me. One is a Case barehead peanut, two dot (1978?) that I found in the floorboard of a car my uncle had been working on, about 19 years ago. It was rusted almost to the point of not opening, so I tossed it in a junk jar on my dresser, and forgot about it until a few days ago.
    The other is a Schrade Walden Old Timer minuteman, with sawcut delrin scales. They were apparently made from 1947 to 1973. It's main blade has been sharpened down some, but it's still got a lot of life left in it.
    I need to clean up the rust from both of them, but they are fully serviceable as is.

  4. Fodderwing

    Fodderwing Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 31, 2017
    Good Morning Folks IMG_2701.jpeg
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  5. JohnDF

    JohnDF Gold Member Gold Member

    May 14, 2018
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  6. Fodderwing

    Fodderwing Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 31, 2017
    Thank you John. That's a very cool and clever pic you posted as well. I admired it here and on the other thread. :)
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  7. Blake the Blade

    Blake the Blade

    Mar 28, 2015
    Have been very lucky to have picked these two up recently and have used them to carve a spoon which, not being an expert whittler, I'm pretty pleased with. I borrowed a specialist spoon knife to create the bowl. :thumbsup:

    [​IMG]Untitled by Blake Blade, on Flickr

    - Mark
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  8. dc50

    dc50 Gold Member Gold Member

    Aug 14, 2006
    Good Morning. :)
    photo 4.JPG
  9. SteveC

    SteveC Gold Member Gold Member

    Jul 13, 2017

  10. Chui

    Chui Gold Member Gold Member

    Jul 10, 2012
    Really like this Lannys Clip from Tony Conlon...........don't think I'm gonna lose it in a hurry

    I work from home and whenever I open the fridge, suddenly there's one or both of my two boys there. This one, I'm sure, is a labrador, not a cat.........he'll eat any and everything off my plate...

  11. JohnDF

    JohnDF Gold Member Gold Member

    May 14, 2018
    Great job. :thumbsup: :cool: :thumbsup:
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  12. Amir Fleschwund

    Amir Fleschwund Gold Member Gold Member

    Nov 29, 2008
    That peanut is identical to my redbone peanut that’s always in my guitar pick pocket. Mine suffered from neglact as well. I don’t think it is a barehead though, with bolsters at each end.

    Three is minimum, not overkill!
  13. Travman

    Travman Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 26, 2016
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  14. JohnDF

    JohnDF Gold Member Gold Member

    May 14, 2018
    That #44 looks tiny in your GIANT hands. :D
    Ya, I know it's a #22 but I just couldn't resist. ;)
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  15. Pinemoon

    Pinemoon Gold Member Gold Member

    Mar 25, 2005
    Nice TP Topper. I'm thinking about getting one. I love caplifters :thumbsup:
    Had it long? How are you finding it quality-wise?
    Some reviews are saying pivot loosens/play develops after a while.

    The 83 today, one of my favorites.

  16. hornetguy

    hornetguy Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 11, 2015
    Yeah, I don't know. I was just going off a chart someone posted online.... the model is a 6220. I figured it was a regular peanut, I had never heard of a barehead peanut, but that's what that chart called it.
    I'm still a complete newbie when it comes to knife models/names... heck, I almost got used to Smith and Wesson's numbering system, then they changed it...

    Glock is just full goose bozo with their numbering "system" (I use the term 'system' very loosely here)

    I'm too old to keep up with all those numbers...:eek: don't even get me started on "passwords"..:mad:
  17. Frailer

    Frailer Gold Member Gold Member

    Oct 25, 2009
  18. tmd_87

    tmd_87 Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 29, 2016
    So far so good, only have had it for a couple of days. Fit and finish is great. Lil gritty on the lifter, but blade is smooth opening and closing. All my grinds are good and came sharp. No spaces in the backsprings either. Overall a great knife. Reminds me of a custom, with super steel and premium covers.
  19. TheChunk91

    TheChunk91 Basic Member Basic Member

    Aug 15, 2013
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  20. RDaneel

    RDaneel Gold Member Gold Member

    Apr 23, 2000
    Thank you, Gary! Your Buck stag Canoe is fancy and it is also rugged, top drawer. :thumbsup:

    Gorgeous knife and fantastic photo, Dwight! :thumbsup::thumbsup:
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