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Andy Moon's Discussions

JK Handmade Hiker's Backup

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jan Carter Sep 29, 2016. 1 Reply

I received this knife a couple weeks ago from one of JK's limited runs - He used to put his maker's mark on the bottom of the ricasso, and later moved it up further to the spine. He decided recently…Continue

Kershaw 1025 Cinder - A Hinderer Design

Started this discussion. Last reply by Andy Moon Jun 22, 2016. 3 Replies

I recently picked up a NIB ZT0200 from Dave at kershawguy.com, and at the same time I noticed he had the Hinderer designed Cinder in stock, which I was looking forward to checking out.The Cinder is a…Continue

Tags: Hinderer, 1025, Cinder, kERSHAW

My first shot at stock removal knife.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Andy Moon May 28, 2016. 2 Replies

Hi Folks - A friend of mine, and member here John Kiedaisch of JK Handmade Knives, recently held a two-day knife maker's workshop. At the workshop, each participant used their own pattern for a knife…Continue

GEC 98 Texas Camp Knife....

Started this discussion. Last reply by Derek Wells Apr 14, 2016. 3 Replies

Did anyone else go for one of Mr. Campagna's newest creations? This knife is huge - I love it! Traditional slip-joint overload! Mine had to be delivered on a lowboy construction hauler  …Continue

 

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Jan Carter replied to Andy Moon's discussion Mack McTiernan "Protourist" / JK Handmade Knives Rule Number 9 XXL
"B, WOW, not that is a testament to this knife!  Everytime I come to this discussion I get a craving for a big fat steak"
Dec 23, 2016
b jackson replied to Andy Moon's discussion Mack McTiernan "Protourist" / JK Handmade Knives Rule Number 9 XXL
"I now own a JK rule 9XXL!  To sum up my opinion on this knfe, well, let's just say I will be selling several other similar knives, including EK, SOG, and Ontario because this JK RULE9XXL knife is far superior! My sheath is right handed…"
Dec 22, 2016
Andy Moon replied to Tobias Gibson's discussion Show us your fishing knives in the group Gone Fishin'
"Thanks Jan~! Also in the box was an interesting old multi-tool - I will get some pictures to post in a day or two. best mqqn"
Sep 30, 2016
Jan Carter replied to Andy Moon's discussion JK Handmade Hiker's Backup
"Andy, Congrats on this one.  I like the size, as you say sometimes when out in the yard a small fixed blade works better for me also."
Sep 29, 2016
Andy Moon commented on Charles Sample's photo
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Richards Fish Knife (1)

"Nice - beautiful condition and I like the ratttail on the bolster.  best  mqqn"
Sep 28, 2016
Andy Moon replied to Tobias Gibson's discussion Show us your fishing knives in the group Gone Fishin'
"Shapleigh - maybe early 60's vintage. This was in a gentleman's tacklebox that I purchased at an estate sale many years ago. The box had dozens of old glass-eye wooden lures, some older baitcasters and this wonderful old…"
Sep 28, 2016
Andy Moon joined Tobias Gibson's group
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Gone Fishin'

A group devoted to the Angler and the Angler at Heart. If the topic has anything to do with fishing, this is the place to post.  Tell us your fishing stories, talk about tackle old and new!  What you like and what you don’t like.  Bought some new equipment and want to tell us about?  We want to hear about it. Thinking about buying a new pole and want to know it if it is worth the money?  Ask up!Do you collect fishing tackle?  Show it off with pride! Any type of angler with any skill level is…See More
Sep 28, 2016
Andy Moon posted a discussion

JK Handmade Hiker's Backup

I received this knife a couple weeks ago from one of JK's limited runs - He used to put his maker's mark on the bottom of the ricasso, and later moved it up further to the spine. He decided recently to make a run of his small Hiker's Backup and use his older "bottom K" style. I ordered mine with scales made from a material John calls Garolite - it is a black phenolic that is tough and I have specified it on a few other knives and had good experience with the material. I have used the little guy…See More
Sep 28, 2016
Andy Moon posted a status
"Here's what I am able to login no problem and I have had not no problems throughout the past several weeks"
Sep 24, 2016
Andy Moon replied to David Hawkins's discussion Which Discontinued Kershaw model would you most like to see brought back? in the group Kershaw Collectors
"It would be the original Volt for me -  best  mqqn"
Sep 13, 2016
Andy Moon replied to Scott R Gordon's discussion Show us your kershaws in the group Kershaw Collectors
"Nice selection, Jeremy!  Here is a picture of the latest Kershaw I picked up - the Link 1776 exclusive from House of Blades - with S35VN steel, and custom laser engraving in stars and bars - I won this beauty on Instagram a few weeks back.…"
Sep 13, 2016
Andy Moon commented on Ron Cooper's photo
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Copper SwissChamp

"Nice! I love copper, and that is a great upgrade!  best  mqqn"
Aug 30, 2016
Andy Moon replied to Ms Data's discussion If you had one knife to defend yourself with . . .
"I designed the Defensive Battle Hawk for last-ditch home defense, although it has proven a practical camp accessory as well -  I might also consider this baby, which I just received from Busse Combat - The War Train Fusion. It is a…"
Aug 30, 2016
Andy Moon left a comment for Mary White Kennedy
"Hi Mary -  My sincere condolences on your loss.  You have chosen a great community to join to learn about your husband's knives. The people here are respectful and kind and are just good people, not something easy to find on the…"
Aug 27, 2016
Andy Moon replied to Omar Calderon's discussion The design of the zt550 a real puzzler
"The 550/551 is designed to be opened with the thumb studs, which also act as dual blade stops.  There is plenty gap between the lock and the stud when the knife is closed to allow for good thumb purchase.  I have never had a problem…"
Aug 16, 2016
Charles Sample left a comment for Andy Moon
"Happy Birthday Andy!"
Jul 13, 2016

Profile Information

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User/Collector
How did you hear about iKnifeCollector?
Web search.
Do you currently subscribe to any knife publication (offline)
No
How long have you collected knives?
36 to 40 years
Favorite Kind of Knives
Traditional slip joints, modern frame-locks (especially Zero Tolerance / Kershaw products), JK Handmade Knives
Website
http://iammoon.com
About Me
Married, two grown children, 2 granddaughters.
Buck Collectors Club Lifetime Member #2315
JK Handmade Knives Supporter #12
Interests
Motorcycling, disc golf, knives, computers. Own my own Firearms Training business.
Other Hobbies
Darts, USPSA shooting, Pistols.

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At 18:29 on July 13, 2016, Charles Sample said…

Happy Birthday Andy!

At 11:45 on February 26, 2016, Lawrence Somma said…

Thanks for the warm welcome ... looking forward to learning and hopefully contributing to the group.

At 18:49 on July 14, 2015, Jan Carter said…

At 15:35 on July 14, 2014, Steve Scheuerman (Manx) said…

At 9:06 on July 14, 2014, Steve Hanner said…

Hope its a good day for you my friend!

At 13:29 on October 14, 2013, Charles Sample said…

Congratulations Andy, you are the first place winner in the iKC Arsenal contest!  Go to this link to see all the available prizes.  Be sure to scroll through both pages to see all the prizes.

http://www.iknifecollector.com/group/ikc-arsenal/forum/topics/help-me-develop-a-contest-to-give-away-a-knife

After you have made your choice, post it in a reply to this link.

http://www.iknifecollector.com/group/ikc-arsenal/forum/topics/the-winners-have-beendetermined

At 11:05 on September 23, 2013, Peter Howard said…

hey Andy, nice pictures as always

At 12:03 on July 14, 2013, Jan Carter said…

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