Brian F
  • Wilmington, MA
  • United States
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User/Collector
How did you hear about iKnifeCollector?
Searching The Web
Do you currently subscribe to any knife publication (offline)
No
How long have you collected knives?
1-2 years
Favorite Kind of Knives
Kershaw, G&G Hawk, CRKT, Spyderco, & Benchmade (From Favorite To Least, Left To Right)
About Me
I have a huge collection. I also sell Knives along with Antiques and Collectibles. Im in the process of opening up a used knife shop online once I finally pull the trigger and figure out how tomgo about creating a web page these days! I have plenty of inventory and the majority of my sales at the moment are through eBay, Face Book, 5 MILE, and the OFFER UP app.

I collect unique knives with unique locking mechanisms which has drawn me to collect a lot of CRKT models. At first it was Kershaw for me. I began to admire Ken Onion and started collecting his Onion series until I realized that the 1660 Leek was my favorite. I soon began to collect as many versions of the Leek that I could get my hands on and soon realized how many different variations there truly are lol! Although I did slow down a bit, they remain my favorite collectible knife and I still buy them when I come across the ones that I dont have. I have over 100 different versions of the Kershaw leek in my collection today! As my collection grew I began to collect a lot more discontinued Kershaw models than anythin else. I spkn realized that in order to collect exactly what im most passionate about that I would have to give up on other Knife brands that i started collecting in my earlier knife collecting days. I knew I wouldnt be able to afford to keep such an amazing collection going and add to it if I continued collecting every single name I liked! So i try my hardest to keep it to about 4 or 5 of them today! My collection has grown tremendously this past year. I began looking more into customs tpby my favorite makers and designers. I wish I had more info on how to aquire some of the customs ive seen, but Its hard and very expensive! I soon began to admire Grant and Gavin Hawk since I found out a lot of info about them through their collaboration with a few of my favorites such as Kershaw and CRKT. Not to mention my passion for unique locks and mechanisms! Them two areabsolute genious!

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At 12:31 on September 21, 2017, John Bamford said…

Welcome to iKC Brian.

At 11:06 on September 21, 2017, Jan Carter said…
At 19:25 on September 20, 2017, J.J. Smith III said…

At 17:07 on September 20, 2017, Billy Oneale said…
Welcome to iKC!
At 13:00 on September 20, 2017, Charles Sample said…

Welcome to iKC Brian!

At 11:34 on September 20, 2017, Steve Scheuerman (Manx) said…

Hey there, Brian! Welcome to iKnife! Come on in, kick back and check things out. There's some handy tips on our front page to help you find your way around, and some fantastic people in the Chat room if you have any questions or want to shoot the breeze. Site rules are also on the main page, and if you get creative, you can customise your My Page to suit your own style! Hope you enjoy your stay with us! Great to have you on board!

 
 
 

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