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#5366327 - 10/17/14 08:46 PM Big Bowie Knife
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Here's one just finished. The customer wanted a BIG Bowie for display based on a design by Gil Hibben - maker of the Rambo knives.
The 440c blade is 13.25" x .5" thick and total length is 20.25".

Thanks again to Kev here at THF for helping me heat treat this beast.





Edited by D.Crawford (10/17/14 09:08 PM)
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#5366454 - 10/17/14 10:18 PM Re: Big Bowie Knife [Re: D.Crawford]
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Nice one!!!
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#5366580 - 10/18/14 05:07 AM Re: Big Bowie Knife [Re: D.Crawford]
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Now that's a knife.

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#5366604 - 10/18/14 05:46 AM Re: Big Bowie Knife [Re: D.Crawford]
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That turned out very nice!
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#5366696 - 10/18/14 07:39 AM Re: Big Bowie Knife [Re: D.Crawford]
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Turned out excellent David. up
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#5367132 - 10/18/14 03:41 PM Re: Big Bowie Knife [Re: D.Crawford]
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#5367137 - 10/18/14 03:48 PM Re: Big Bowie Knife [Re: jdk1985]
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Originally Posted By: jdk1985
Now that's a knife.


X2 Ole Mick Dundee would be proud of that one!
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#5367649 - 10/18/14 10:29 PM Re: Big Bowie Knife [Re: D.Crawford]
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WOW!!!!! 20" very nice ....always a clean look.
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#5367672 - 10/18/14 10:54 PM Re: Big Bowie Knife [Re: D.Crawford]
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Thanks guys. It's based on this inspiration piece by Mr Hibben.

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#5367680 - 10/18/14 11:03 PM Re: Big Bowie Knife [Re: Longhunter]
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#5383115 - 10/27/14 06:30 PM Re: Big Bowie Knife [Re: D.Crawford]
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Updated pics with loop sheath



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#5384416 - 10/28/14 10:21 AM Re: Big Bowie Knife [Re: D.Crawford]
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Very nice knife David
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#5384613 - 10/28/14 12:04 PM Re: Big Bowie Knife [Re: JoeCowboy]
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Originally Posted By: JoeCowboy
Very nice knife David


Thanks Joe. How are you liking Tyler?
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#5386758 - 10/29/14 11:27 AM Re: Big Bowie Knife [Re: D.Crawford]
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Nice Knife!

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#5405289 - 11/07/14 12:36 PM Re: Big Bowie Knife [Re: D.Crawford]
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Im getting along ok, still keeping an eye out for your blades
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