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#7180725 - 05/26/18 03:54 PM Drop Point Hunter
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Registered: 11/18/14
Posts: 701
Loc: Katy
Pictured is my second attempt to make a Loveless style drop point hunter. At the time I made this knife, I ran a machine shop that was equipped with a small heat treat oven. Additionally, the company made oil field gaskets from micarta, so I had access to micarta scrap.
The knife is full tang, oil hardened, D-2 tool steel, with linen micarta handle slabs.
The knife is over 40 years old and has been utilized to gut/skin well over 100 whitetails. The blade is beginning to show some minor pitting
although I can still sharpen it to a razors edge.
After this one, I made one other, gave it away and decided that I was NOT a knifesmith!


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#7180790 - 05/26/18 05:30 PM Re: Drop Point Hunter [Re: DH3]
shumpertdavid Offline
Bird Dog

Registered: 04/25/11
Posts: 383
Loc: Lake Texoma near Whitesboro
I really dig it, nice looking blade, neat history, and has a nice age to it.

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#7180851 - 05/26/18 07:09 PM Re: Drop Point Hunter [Re: DH3]
bucksnbass357 Offline
THF Trophy Hunter

Registered: 12/20/09
Posts: 8316
Loc: Grapevine, TX USA
It looks good to me Sir

Knife making is on my list

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#7180866 - 05/26/18 07:32 PM Re: Drop Point Hunter [Re: DH3]
Drahthaar Offline
Bird Dog

Registered: 08/27/13
Posts: 464
Looks good to me. Forrest

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#7183127 - 05/29/18 07:21 PM Re: Drop Point Hunter [Re: DH3]
Pitchfork Predator Offline
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Registered: 01/25/13
Posts: 14196
Loc: Murphy, TX Dickens county
very nice work for a number 2 up
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