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Thanks to Knivesshipfree

Started this discussion. Last reply by Charles Sample Mar 27, 2015. 4 Replies

I found out about Knivesshipfrees  knives for kids program on this site and wanted to share the picsof the knife we received and the sheath we made for it.What a nice idea and gesture to young knife…Continue

Weirdly Wired

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jan Carter Oct 20, 2014. 1 Reply

When taking apart a Y330 Kinfolk knife ( From the box of knives ) with stacked leather handles I found a small wire that ran down the handle thru the washers ( See pics. ) Was this there to tighten…Continue

A box of knives for real

Started this discussion. Last reply by John McCain Oct 20, 2014. 11 Replies

I thought the box of knives was just another urban legend until now.Recently got a nice surprise from my dad a shoe box of knives see  picturesKnow some but not a lot about these so any info is…Continue

Small K-Bar

Started this discussion. Last reply by Bruce McLain Oct 5, 2014. 10 Replies

Looking for any info on this knife.Posted earlier in K-bar Group with no resultsThanksBruce…Continue

 

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Bruce McLain commented on Ron Cooper's photo
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c.1977 Western Bowie W49

"Beautiful example,very well taken care of knife.The picture says a lot. Can any one tell me if there were copies of this knife made in India or else where ?  Have just picked up a supposed 64 to 67  I was told bought overseas and was Govt.…"
Oct 31, 2015
Steve Scheuerman (Manx) left a comment for Bruce McLain
Jun 18, 2015
Bruce McLain replied to Tobias Gibson's discussion Answer four questions, win this knife! in the group Knife Pattern Collectors
"My EDCs (Since variety is the spice of life and knife collecting ) Are My SOG Air-Sog,Case Mini-Blackhorn,Leathermen PST, And Case Sodbustor, Favorite pattern folder would be the stiletto,Love the look and the feel. Favorite brand is a very hard…"
Apr 13, 2015
Bruce McLain joined Ivars's group
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Knife Pattern Collectors

All over the world knife patterns. Different types, size, styles…We will talk about old traditional and new knife patterns. If you know pattern which nobody really knows, please give world to know!A-Z index of Knife Pattern DiscussionsSee More
Apr 13, 2015

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Charles Sample replied to Bruce McLain's discussion Thanks to Knivesshipfree
"It is a great program.  I got one for my three year old grandson Danny.  But it will be a few years before I can give it to him."
Mar 27, 2015

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Jeremy B. Buchanan replied to Bruce McLain's discussion Thanks to Knivesshipfree
"That is great! Glad to see such a smiling face from such generous people giving."
Mar 24, 2015
Jan Carter replied to Bruce McLain's discussion Thanks to Knivesshipfree
"A fantastic program and we appreciate your sharing with us.  The sheath is awesome and the smile is priceless!!!"
Mar 24, 2015
Bruce McLain posted a discussion

Thanks to Knivesshipfree

I found out about Knivesshipfrees  knives for kids program on this site and wanted to share the picsof the knife we received and the sheath we made for it.What a nice idea and gesture to young knife fans.The Bohns deserve a big thanks…See More
Mar 24, 2015
Bruce McLain replied to Michael Squier's discussion Help date these Imperial Fixed blades
"Hi Michael Nice find hope this helps"
Mar 24, 2015
Bruce McLain commented on Jeremy B. Buchanan's photo
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Chain link and barbed wire knife stand

"Nice use for old rust.Good job Jeremy"
Feb 17, 2015
Bruce McLain replied to John w schmidt's discussion Leather Handle Resteration Leather Rejuvinator in the group Knife Repair, Modification, Restoration & Improvement
"I have  used neatsfoot oil,Soaking works the best.I recently redid a stacked leather handle on a Pal RH 36 that was in pretty bad shape. I had to disassemble the handle and soak the leather washers for about two days,which allow the oil to get…"
Feb 17, 2015
Bruce McLain joined Terry Waldele's group
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Knife Repair, Modification, Restoration & Improvement

This group is hosted by D ale, for knife enthusiasts who are interested in repairing, modifiying, restoring or improving knives, including fixed blades, folders and automatics of all types.See More
Feb 17, 2015

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Charles Sample replied to Bruce McLain's discussion I knew I left it somewhere in the group iKC Arsenal Hosted By Charles Sample
"The rifle is a Model 1873 Winchester.  Just 8 years older than mine.  The Model 1892 was around yet at that time."
Jan 15, 2015
Jan Carter replied to Bruce McLain's discussion I knew I left it somewhere in the group iKC Arsenal Hosted By Charles Sample
"I bet your right the remains were near there at some point"
Jan 15, 2015

In Memoriam
John McCain replied to Bruce McLain's discussion I knew I left it somewhere in the group iKC Arsenal Hosted By Charles Sample
"Kinda reminds me of a story my late Uncle Buck told me-- My uncle Buck died 40 years ago-- He was a scout sniper in WWII and an avid fisherman and crack shot/hunter-- After the war, was Assistant Editor of the Dallas Times newspaper-- When he…"
Jan 15, 2015
Bruce McLain replied to Bruce McLain's discussion I knew I left it somewhere in the group iKC Arsenal Hosted By Charles Sample
Jan 15, 2015

Profile Information

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User/Collector
How did you hear about iKnifeCollector?
internet
Do you currently subscribe to any knife publication (offline)
No
How long have you collected knives?
46 to 50 years
Favorite Kind of Knives
fixed blade
About Me
60 years old with a lifetime love of bladed weapons and tools
Interests
hunting,fishing,boats,my daugthers,gun and knife collecting
Other Hobbies
diving,camping,leather working,knife making,antique restoration,martialarts

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At 17:34 on June 18, 2015, Steve Scheuerman (Manx) said…

At 17:14 on June 18, 2014,
In Memoriam
John McCain
said…

Happy Birthday Bruce !! BTW-

At 16:00 on June 18, 2014, Steve Scheuerman (Manx) said…

At 22:32 on June 14, 2014, Sue OldsWidow said…

At 16:13 on June 9, 2014, Jan Carter said…
At 11:53 on June 9, 2014,
In Memoriam
John McCain
said…

Welcome to IKC  Bruce- We are a friendly bunch, and always ready to try and help-Kick your shoes off and enjoy !!

At 19:02 on June 8, 2014, J.J. Smith III said…

If you can't find what you need, Bruce,  just ask.

Lots of friendly folks ready to assist.

Again,  welcome aboard.

At 18:31 on June 8, 2014,
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Jeremy B. Buchanan
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At 17:48 on June 8, 2014,
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Charles Sample
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Welcome to iKC, Bruce!  With your interest in guns and hunting, you should enjoy the iKC Arsenal group.  We love to talk about and post pictures of our guns and hunting experiences.  As host of the group, I invite you to join.  I look forward to seeing your posts in the group.

Here is the link to the group.

http://www.iknifecollector.com/group/ikc-arsenal

Also I am holding a contest to give away a knife.  Here is the link to the details.

http://www.iknifecollector.com/group/ikc-arsenal/forum/topics/another-contest-to-win-a-knife

At 17:19 on June 8, 2014, J.J. Smith III said…

 
 
 

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