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Robert Burris's Discussions

What Are You Looking For?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Robert Burris Jun 29, 2014. 40 Replies

   I was wondering if everyone feels like me, that there is a special knife out there that we would really like to add to our collection? I collect by Patterns and Brands and there is quite a few…Continue

Show off that Collection!

Started this discussion. Last reply by Robert Burris Jun 9, 2014. 326 Replies

Since we are all knife collectors I thought it would be nice for everyone to show off a collection are two. Get one of your favorite collections together, 3 to 6 knives in all and post us a picture.…Continue

Russell Brand Knives

Started this discussion. Last reply by Robert Burris Aug 26, 2013. 6 Replies

Just a little question about a Russell knife.    Has anyone ever seen a Russell brand knife, with no tang stamp?    Someone has a Grand Daddy Barlow for sale and the blade has no tang stamp. The…Continue

Recall

Started this discussion. Last reply by Robert Burris Aug 14, 2013. 10 Replies

There is a major recall going on right now for Gerber Bear Gryills Parang Machete's. Please tell anyone you know about it. A very serious situation exist.     Wallmart is taking them back along with…Continue

 

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Steve Scheuerman (Manx) left a comment for Robert Burris
Apr 26, 2016
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Apr 26, 2016
Charles Sample replied to Robert Burris's discussion Kissing Cranes in the group BOX FULL OF KNIVES
"I have just one Kissing Crane."
Feb 14, 2016

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Robert Burris replied to Jan Carter's discussion 2015 iKC Barlow...order yours now!
"I would love one of these, hope I'm not too late to get one. Sorry for my absence, I've been involved in a lot of new things. Love Ya'll. Rob.  "
Jul 25, 2015
Brad T. replied to Robert Burris's discussion Benchmade Review in the group A Sharper Review Group
"Robert, After a lengthy time of not buying any new knives, I received a giftcard for my birthday this last weekend. After buying a Leatherman Wave multitool, there was about $100 left so I picked up a Spearpoint Griptillian. Aside from my feeling…"
May 26, 2015
Tobias Gibson commented on Robert Burris's video
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"Well you know what.  If you cut my head off I'd probably be pretty mad and try to bite you if I could!  Great video Robert.  Thanks for sharing!"
Apr 30, 2015
Jan Carter left a comment for Robert Burris
"Miss you my friend!  I hope today is filled with Joy and Love"
Apr 26, 2015
Steve Hanner left a comment for Robert Burris
"Hope its a great day for you my friend!"
Apr 26, 2015
Lars Ray replied to Robert Burris's discussion Benchmade Review in the group A Sharper Review Group
"Well I am a year late to the day on my comments about this review, but I've only just joined a little while ago! Great review in that you give great spec details, and Paul does a great job of explaining the specific "chores" or tasks…"
Apr 15, 2015

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Robert Burris replied to Jan Carter's discussion Learning to cook on a woodburning stove in the group The Modern Survivalist
"We had a venison chill the other night. It was so good, cooked long and slow. Miss Jan, are Ya'll enjoying the new place?"
Jan 10, 2015

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Robert Burris commented on Alexander Noot's photo
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"Sweet, so sweet. You are getting better all the time. Wasn't my rasp knife your first of that type?"
Jan 10, 2015

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Robert Burris replied to Jan Carter's discussion Learning to cook on a woodburning stove in the group The Modern Survivalist
"Sounds great. I think there is something special about a warmth from wood burning than gas or electricity. It just feels so much more comfortable."
Jan 10, 2015

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Robert Burris commented on Ben's group Outdoor Living Hosted by Robert Burris
"Thanks so much, I should have known that Mr. AG. would have some nice knives in VG10. I love the Loveless fixed blade and the trapper. I may have to get one for my birthday.  I'm glad you saw some deer, they are so much fun to watch. I…"
Jan 10, 2015

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Robert Burris replied to Charles Sample's discussion Why I shoot every coyote I see! in the group iKC Arsenal Hosted By Charles Sample
"When Coyotes come in our yards and kill our pet dogs, not counting chickens, sheep and anything else you want to raise, well, their respect as a wild animal needing their space is lost. Louisiana never had Coyotes until the Fox hound clubs brought…"
Jan 8, 2015

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Robert Burris commented on Ben's group Outdoor Living Hosted by Robert Burris
"Hey Ya'll, do they make folders and fixed blades in this VG 10 steel?"
Jan 6, 2015

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Robert Burris replied to Jan Carter's discussion Resolutions and Goals for the coming year?
"My knife collecting has it's ups and downs and I'm sure a lot of other people feel the same way. There are some good years that the $$$ is available to add nice knives to my collection. There is also years that we must, because of…"
Jan 6, 2015

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User/Collector
How did you hear about iKnifeCollector?
No
Do you currently subscribe to any knife publication (offline)
No
How long have you collected knives?
16- 20 years
Favorite Kind of Knives
Forged carbon steel knives
Website
http://n/a
About Me
I am an old Cajun hunter and fisherman. I live near Atchafalaya Basin where I do all my hunting and fishing. I raise Feist squirrel dogs and beagles. I also raise two granddaughters, ages 16 and 19. I am a user/collecter of knives. I am retired and have plenty of time to use knives. I love to cook all that Cajun food.
Laissez les bon temp rouler!
Interests
Hunting fishing guns and knives
Other Hobbies
I raise feist squirrel dogs.

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Robert Burris's Blog

What's Your Grind?

Posted on June 24, 2014 at 18:52 11 Comments

  Everyone must have a favorite blade grind, that they prefer on their user knives. I am curious of what kinds of grinds Ya'll like for different cutlery jobs. Please tell us your favorite Grind. Thanks.

What is your favorite wooden knife handles?

Posted on May 25, 2014 at 17:54 20 Comments

  There is a lot of different exotic wooden knife scales out there from all over the world. There's burls, stripes, checks, well almost too many types to list. It seems almost every country has some type of wood that makes excellent knife handles. The question at hand is what is your favorite? If you have more than one, list them all. Please.

Are You Happy With Your Collection?

Posted on May 18, 2014 at 16:36 24 Comments

  With all the time, effort and expense are you satisfied with your collection? Did you buy the right kind of knives, over the years? What would you change, if you could, in your collecting habits?

  These are some questions I think, we all ask ourselves, in private. I know some have large collections, some have small and some have everything in between. No matter the size or the value, are you happy with that collection? I know we have all bought a knife here or there, that was a…

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Bolsters

Posted on May 12, 2014 at 16:14 15 Comments

Bolsters, there are so many different kinds and types of materials. I was wondering if some of you had favorites.

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At 14:22 on April 26, 2016, Steve Scheuerman (Manx) said…

At 7:53 on April 26, 2016, Jan Carter said…

At 14:06 on April 26, 2015, Jan Carter said…

Miss you my friend!  I hope today is filled with Joy and Love

At 5:53 on April 26, 2015, Steve Hanner said…

Hope its a great day for you my friend!

At 18:17 on December 30, 2014, Jan Carter said…

Thanks for the Birthday wish Robert!!

At 20:31 on July 12, 2014, Bob Robinson said…

Robert, I really liked your fixed blades. I just run across the photo of them a few minutes ago. They look nice but they are sure good users also!! Hope you are doing well.

At 18:04 on July 9, 2014, Jan Carter said…

It came through fine Robert :)

At 1:44 on July 1, 2014, J.J. Smith III said…

At 13:05 on June 13, 2014, jeff said…

thankyou sir. hope you have a great weekend ! :)

At 8:36 on May 26, 2014, Jean-François said…

Thanks a lot for your wishes!

 
 
 

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