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Bill DeShivs replied to Dave S.'s discussion Knives from a new maker
"Do both. Promote your lower-end knives as primary, and then offer fancier knives upon request. See where your market goes."
Wednesday
Bill DeShivs left a comment for Jan Carter
"Thank you very much!"
Dec 10
Jan Carter left a comment for Bill DeShivs
Dec 8
Bill DeShivs left a comment for Steve Scheuerman (Manx)
"Thank you for the birthday wish! Bill DeShivs"
Dec 8
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Dec 8
Bill DeShivs replied to Jerrod Leffler's discussion Walt's flatguard stilettos in the group Switchblades Past and Present
"They are some of the best modern stilettos. I believe Walt has them in stock now, but you'd better hurry-they go fast! www.latama.net"
Oct 7
Bill DeShivs replied to Dennis Hibar's discussion Schrade Walden MIL-K-10043 in the group Switchblades Past and Present
"The blades are carbon steel-not stainless. You seem to be confused on some things. The model you mention was produced from after WW2 until 1957 (approximate dates.) This model was a single blade with black plastic handles. In 1957 the MC-1 was…"
Jul 5, 2016
Bill DeShivs commented on Alex K.'s group Switchblades Past and Present
"WD 40 was designed as a water-displacing lubricant."
Jan 24, 2016
Bill DeShivs commented on Alex K.'s group Switchblades Past and Present
"Correct- but try dishwashing detergent and hot water, then rinse. Shake as much water out as you can, towel dry, and then flood liberally with WD 40 and wipe dry. The WD 40 will displace water in all the crevices, and provide rust protection in…"
Jan 24, 2016
Bill DeShivs commented on Tamera Kitchens's group Mini knife makers and collectors
"Here's a miniature Leverletto sitting on a standard Leverletto blade. [URL=http://s1018.photobucket.com/user/BillDeShivs/media/Knives/IMG_3365.jpg.html][IMG]http://i1018.photobucket.com/albums/af304/BillDeShivs/Knives/IMG_3365.jpg[/IMG][/URL]"
Jul 27, 2015
Bill DeShivs commented on Tamera Kitchens's group Mini knife makers and collectors
"I make a few miniature knives- mostly mini…"
Jul 27, 2015
Bill DeShivs joined Tamera Kitchens's group
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Mini knife makers and collectors

Mini's have been around for a long time and made and enjoyed by many. If you like them or make them Join this Group and lets talk about them!See More
Jul 27, 2015
Bill DeShivs commented on Alex K.'s group Switchblades Past and Present
"George Schrade's great grandson is sending me authorization, on original G. Schrade Knife Co. stationary, as the repair station for Presto knives! How cool is that? That makes: Latama, Hubertus, Grafrath, Ritter, Venier (LePre), KABAR,…"
Jul 12, 2015
Bill DeShivs commented on Alex K.'s group Switchblades Past and Present
"David, If you were to call KABAR, they would tell you to call me to repair your Grizzly. See www.billdeshivs.com for details. I'll be happy to help you!"
Jul 12, 2015
Bill DeShivs replied to roy weatherford's discussion FS rare GEO SCHRADE PRESTO PAT.30-40 NEAR MINT
"Roy, Good luck on the treatments and your recovery. I must state that this knife, while in excellent condition, is NOT am M-2 military knife. It is a commercial version. The M-2s all had bails. Bill DeShivs"
Apr 28, 2015
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Dec 8, 2014

Profile Information

How did you hear about iKnifeCollector?
Yes
Do you currently subscribe to any knife publication (offline)
Yes
How long have you collected knives?
36 to 40 years
Favorite Kind of Knives
Autos
Website
http://www.billdeshivs.com
About Me
Old
Interests
Cutlery, firearms, Rolex watches

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At 18:59 on December 8, 2017, Jan Carter said…

At 14:11 on December 8, 2017, Steve Scheuerman (Manx) said…

At 10:50 on December 8, 2016, Jan Carter said…

At 18:42 on December 3, 2016, Michael E. Roper said…

Hello Bill,

This is Michael Roper. Jan Carter said to contact you about possible repairs to a Hubertus tab release automatic knife. That's probably not the proper way to describe it but I'll learn.

I acquired the knife in a trade and it was needing help. I have a bunch of pictures if you would look at them and give me some idea if it's worth fixing.

Thanks,

Michael Roper    "michaeleroper@comcast.net"

At 13:32 on December 8, 2014, Steve Scheuerman (Manx) said…

At 8:32 on December 8, 2014, Steve Hanner said…

Hope its a Great Day for you my friend!

At 10:39 on December 8, 2013, Max McGruder said…

Happy Birthday!

At 4:46 on December 8, 2013, Steve Scheuerman (Manx) said…

At 3:56 on December 8, 2013, Ron Cooper said…

At 2:52 on December 8, 2012, Bill DeShivs said…

Why, thanks everybody!

Bill DeShivs

 
 
 

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