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Looking for a safe place to talk knives and not feel like a social outcast, then join us here at Knife Collectors & Users. We just like knives- current productions, antique, custom & tacticals- really anything with a blade.

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Survival knife

Started by oracle989. Last reply by Liam Strain Jul 8, 2013. 16 Replies

What is your Everyday Carry?

Started by Scott King. Last reply by Daniel Guest Jul 4, 2013. 49 Replies

Sharpening stone

Started by Michael. Last reply by Daniel Guest Jul 2, 2013. 2 Replies

Boot knife

Started by Brian Splash. Last reply by Rockozt May 11, 2013. 3 Replies

What's your newest knife?

Started by Scott King. Last reply by Liam Strain Feb 28, 2013. 32 Replies

Emerson Openers

Started by David Campbell. Last reply by Michael1359 May 1, 2011. 4 Replies

Where to buy?

Started by x. Last reply by Craig T. (max) McGruder Mar 8, 2011. 4 Replies

Neck Knife

Started by Beowulf87. Last reply by Beowulf87 Jan 7, 2011. 8 Replies

Most used blade

Started by Samuel Chapman. Last reply by Anthony Day Aug 29, 2010. 2 Replies

To patinate or not?

Started by Henry Cesari. Last reply by Rockwolf Aug 3, 2010. 2 Replies

What's your favorite?

Started by Scott King. Last reply by Borneo Pomfretti Jul 16, 2010. 18 Replies

Slipjoint EDC recommendation

Started by Rockwolf. Last reply by nathan boyd Apr 23, 2010. 1 Reply

Awesome New P'Kal Knife.

Started by Robert Disque. Last reply by Robert Disque Apr 14, 2010. 3 Replies

Handmade knives

Started by Wade Bryce Jones. Last reply by Wade Bryce Jones Mar 26, 2010. 3 Replies

Online Knife Magazine

Started by Scott King. Last reply by Michael Hill Mar 24, 2010. 2 Replies

Quality of steel

Started by oracle989. Last reply by Squire Rusticus Mar 16, 2010. 3 Replies

A Few Old Friends...

Started by CM Sackett. Last reply by CM Sackett Mar 15, 2010. 2 Replies

Any fellow Pekiti Tirsia practitioners here?

Started by Mike Norris. Last reply by Robert Disque Feb 18, 2010. 4 Replies

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Comment by Liam Strain on March 6, 2013 at 10:37am

The new little GEC Pemberton should as well. Good call on the #4, I forgot that one didn't have a lock ring.

Comment by John Macnab on March 6, 2013 at 10:05am

RE: Liam S. comment. The Opinel No. 4 would fall neatly into that category. When I heard about the regulation change this morning I told my wife it was an excuse to buy a new knife.

Comment by Liam Strain on March 5, 2013 at 6:27pm

TSA is updating it's regs to allow for small, non locking, non "contour handled" knives to go in carry-on bags. 

Blades must be under 2.36" (6cm) and less than .5" wide. So many small swiss army knives, and traditional slip jointed folders will qualify. Still a ridiculous regulation - but baby steps!

http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/sns-rt-us-usa-transportation-sec...

Comment by Liam Strain on February 14, 2013 at 12:41am

There is a whole book on Boy Scout knife identification (I don't have it) - but I will say, that pattern doesn't look like any scout knife I know of, and even the better regular ones rarely cost more than 20-30 on ebay. Unless that is something really early or rare, I don't think I'd pay that much. 

This website might help:
http://scoutknives.net/index.php?option=com_content&view=articl...

It looks like no official knife said "Boy Scout"

Comment by Brian Splash on February 13, 2013 at 10:20pm
It only had thirty bucks on it , will have to go back and look for the manufacturer now . Thanks Liam
Comment by Liam Strain on February 13, 2013 at 3:22pm

It depends on which manufacturer that is. If it's one of the original Camillus ones, they are pretty desireable. Personally, while I like some character, that one is a bit more worn than I like on my knives. 

Lots of original boy scout models available in better shape. 

Comment by Brian Splash on February 12, 2013 at 8:50pm

how much should i pay for this

Comment by Brian Splash on February 12, 2013 at 8:46pm

good to know 

Comment by Liam Strain on February 12, 2013 at 4:07pm

I've seen a few of his go up for sale at bladeforums. They generally go quickly and people seem to speak highly of his work, but I've never owned one. 

Comment by Brian Splash on February 12, 2013 at 4:00pm

Is anyone familiar with Fremont knives out of Riverton Wyoming USA made by a fellow named Mike Draper , any feedback would be great .

 

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