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#5902575 - 08/29/15 01:13 PM 1 of my dad's knives
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My dad passed away the end of June. While cleaning out one of his campers (he was a pack rat \ borderline hoarder I'd say) I came across one of his knives I can remember back into my early childhood. A friend of his made it for him from a railroad car leaf spring. I don't know when it was made, but had to be prior to the early 80's. Anyway, thought I would share it. Maybe I'll look into having a sheath made for it at some point.


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#5902845 - 08/29/15 04:14 PM Re: 1 of my dad's knives [Re: shumpertdavid]
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Very kool! Thanks for sharing! cheers
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#5902866 - 08/29/15 04:40 PM Re: 1 of my dad's knives [Re: shumpertdavid]
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#5903307 - 08/29/15 09:34 PM Re: 1 of my dad's knives [Re: shumpertdavid]
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Good Looking Knife...

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#5904458 - 08/30/15 06:49 PM Re: 1 of my dad's knives [Re: shumpertdavid]
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Condolences sir, Neat heirloom there.

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#5905611 - 08/31/15 11:48 AM Re: 1 of my dad's knives [Re: shumpertdavid]
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Thank you all, he has a lot of stuff, and most of it will be liquidated, but there are things like this knife, a particular shotgun, and an old Harley that I remember being around forever. I'll keep the things like that close to me.

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#5906614 - 08/31/15 08:38 PM Re: 1 of my dad's knives [Re: shumpertdavid]
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As Crocodile Dundee once said, "Now THAT's a knife!" Great piece of family history for you all!!

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#5906629 - 08/31/15 08:42 PM Re: 1 of my dad's knives [Re: shumpertdavid]
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And that Kiddies is why you want a real knife instead of a Havalon throw away. The memories it makes or has when passed down.
David, I am glad that you have the knife to use or just look at.
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#5906800 - 08/31/15 09:51 PM Re: 1 of my dad's knives [Re: shumpertdavid]
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Likely won't use it, given it's size and weight. Not sure exactly what will be done with it, maybe a mantle piece until I build a house or have a specific place for it. I'm not certain whether it would be best suited for a hip style sheath or something behind the back with a side draw. Be great for cleaning the ol' finger nails I guess. LOL

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#5907041 - 09/01/15 06:38 AM Re: 1 of my dad's knives [Re: shumpertdavid]
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What an awesome find David; I agree with Jerry something you can pass down and mantle piece for sure.
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#5937676 - 09/20/15 04:42 PM Re: 1 of my dad's knives [Re: shumpertdavid]
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That's a beast
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#5938112 - 09/20/15 08:27 PM Re: 1 of my dad's knives [Re: shumpertdavid]
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"Now that's a knife!"

Crocodile Dundee reference.
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#5938989 - 09/21/15 11:38 AM Re: 1 of my dad's knives [Re: shumpertdavid]
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It is a chunk of steel for sure, don't have to worry about the balance of this blade, it all falls forward lol.

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#5986089 - 10/20/15 04:50 PM Re: 1 of my dad's knives [Re: shumpertdavid]
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That's a heck of a pig sticker for sure.....

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#5986166 - 10/20/15 05:52 PM Re: 1 of my dad's knives [Re: bucksnbass357]
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Condolences sir, Neat heirloom there.
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