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  • Vicksburg, MS
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Rome D. Rushing replied to tim payne's discussion Do we have other SEKI Vintage Collectors out there?
"I ran across a knife dealer online that had quite a few seki made knives for sale covering several brands. His address is https://epragueknives.com/knives/ I just wanted to put this out there in case someone is interested."
Nov 11
Rome D. Rushing commented on Kenneth Bruce Hills's blog post Stag anyone show me some of what you have.
"Here are a few of my stag handled knives."
Oct 19
Rome D. Rushing replied to Craig Henry's discussion Got A Favorite Hot Sauce? in the group J.J.'s Diner & General Store
Sep 28
Rome D. Rushing joined J.J. Smith III's group
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J.J.'s Diner & General Store

The community is invited to come on down to the Diner & General Store. Take a chair on the porch and sit a spell. Visit with your neighbors and see what's going on in town.See More
Sep 28
Rome D. Rushing commented on J.J. Smith III's photo
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Next generation of collector.

"Great way to start her collection.   Now if you will just give her a knife on every birthday she will amass quite the collection, that is what I did with my 2 boys.  Anyway congratulations."
Sep 25
Rome D. Rushing replied to Scott King's discussion Member Needs & Prayer Requests
"I did not know Mr. Webber but the loss of any fellow collector is a great loss to the whole knife community. I will drink a toast of my best Burbon to him tonight. My sincere condolences to his family and friends. May God be with you, good bye."
Sep 14
Rome D. Rushing commented on Ivars's group Whittling / Carving knives
"When I was growing up my mother used to tell us about when she was a little girl. Every christmas she would ask for a pearl handled pocket knife and she said it seemed like she got one almost every christmas.  Then just a few weeks after…"
Sep 14
Rome D. Rushing joined Ivars's group
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Whittling / Carving knives

For those who like to carv/whittle something. We will talk about all knife types for whittling, about types of wood and types of whittling.If you just collect a Whittler knives, you are also invited!See More
Sep 14
Rome D. Rushing commented on johnny twoshoes's group iKC Arsenal Hosted By Charles Sample
"I have had a Llama before it was a .380 which was the same size and looks at your .22 and it was a good gun.  But I carried it more than shot it so I don't know had long it would have lasted.  From looking on the net all I can find…"
Jun 1
Rome D. Rushing commented on johnny twoshoes's group iKC Arsenal Hosted By Charles Sample
"I picked up a couple of handguns yesterday, didn't really need them but was helping out a friend. The first one is a Llama 4" blue steel .38spl revolver,with adjustable sights and resembles a S&W model 15. I am not to sure as to…"
May 31
Rome D. Rushing commented on Doug Webber's group *BLUE* BONES and ACRYLICS
"Well don't keep us wondering, where is a picture. I always enjoy looking at a knife, any knife, but the  prettier ones make it easier. And congratulations on having such a great year, mine has been a little slow but it will pick up."
May 23
Rome D. Rushing replied to Tobias Gibson's discussion Toothpicks & Ticklers in the group Knife Pattern Collectors
"Well here are a few. Here is a pair of Queen. Ideal K Co. Imperial"
May 22
Rome D. Rushing replied to Jan Carter's discussion Fish Knives by Tobias Gibson on June 17, 2013 in the group Knife Pattern Collectors
"Well there are so many places to post pictures. I posted my fish knives over at Knives of the Great Outdoors/Pictures of Fishers, Scouts,Campers, Sailors and Hobos. So if you would look over there you can see a few of mine. Have enjoyed…"
May 22
Rome D. Rushing replied to Jan Carter's discussion PUMA Collectors in the group BOX FULL OF KNIVES
"Here is a little Puma that snuck in.  I can't tell if the material is green bone or green stone. It is stamped made in Germany."
May 22
Rome D. Rushing replied to Ken Spielvogel's discussion TL-29's in the group Knives of the Great Outdoors
May 22
Rome D. Rushing replied to Ken Spielvogel's discussion Pictures of Fishers, Scouts, Campers, Sailors and Hobos in the group Knives of the Great Outdoors
"Now for the fish knives. This is another colonial but it is missing the handle cover from the other side."
May 22

Profile Information

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User/Collector
How did you hear about iKnifeCollector?
I just stumbled in one day
Do you currently subscribe to any knife publication (offline)
Yes
How long have you collected knives?
41 to 45 years
Favorite Kind of Knives
stockman preferably with stage grips. But I have been known to buy a trapper or a canoe or a congress or a barlow or a toothpick or a tactical or a lockback or... who's kidding they are all my favorites. I can always find something that I like about a knife.
About Me
54 year old IT Tech, though I was schooled as a Draftsman and worked for over half my career as one, living in central Ms on the Ms River.
Married to the same woman for 35 years with 2 grown boys.
Now a 63 year old retired former IT Tech still married to same woman but with 2 boys a daughter-in-law and 2 grand daughters.
I now spend my time as an Uber driver for the girls and a baby sitter when called on.
Interests
My collection is various in nature, when I see a knife that I like the looks of I usually buy it. Most of my purchases are production not custom.
Other Hobbies
It seems that I sometimes I just can't help myself and go and purchase a gun, usually a handgun, more than likely over .40 in caliber. The problem with collecting guns is they go up in price but my retirement check doesn't go up at the same pace. I also have a small collection of 1/18 scale diecast cars, mostly 60's and 70's muscle and somehow a M48 & M4 tank and a M3 Half-Track.

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Son just gave me this Case

Posted on July 23, 2019 at 16:55 3 Comments

My oldest son is a security guard and the other day he had to stop someone going through the metal detector when it

went off.  It seems the man had a yellow handled Case 3254 carbon steel trapper.  He informed the man that he couldn't take the knife in with him and did he want to return to his vehicle and put the knife up.  The man told him no you can have it or just throw it in the trash.  So naturally my son brought it home to me.  It had been so long since it had be oiled that the…

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At 15:43 on August 20, 2019, D ale said…

* "form" = "forum"
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...just love typo's...

At 15:41 on August 20, 2019, D ale said…

Rome,

I've tried to PM you twice now through iKC. Perhaps, the attached link presented an issue.

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I'd preferred to send this via a PM out of courtesy to Jan ..because.. it involves a different knife form. Anyway .. I'll send it this way. 

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I am a member of another forum that specializes in Queen City, Schatt & Morgan, & Queen in general. It is the site from which I gleaned the scissors & clippers.

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It is unfortunate, the forum is Fb based. None the less .. I will include the "LINK". The name of the group is "Queen City & Schatt & Morgan knives". It's a "closed forum" ..but.. you'd be readily accepted.

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When I mistakenly attempted to contact you through Fb .. I took a guess & contacted "Rome Patrick Rushing" who also hails from Vicksburg, MS. Obviously .. my bad !

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Enjoy,

D ale

At 13:20 on August 20, 2019, D ale said…

Rome,

I sent you a pm via Fb .. Re: Queen info.

I tried to PM you through iKC ..but.. we're not iKC friends, yet.

D ale

At 9:31 on November 16, 2015, Jan Carter said…

At 17:13 on November 16, 2014, Steve Scheuerman (Manx) said…

At 10:26 on November 16, 2013, Max McGruder said…

Happy Birthday!

At 1:43 on November 16, 2013, Ron Cooper said…

At 23:53 on September 23, 2013,
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Rome, as host of the iKC Arsenal group I extend an invitation to you to join the group.  Also by posting a picture that relates to guns, shooting, or hunting you can win a knife.  You can enter the contest at this link.

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

At 17:58 on November 16, 2012, Sue OldsWidow said…

At 0:37 on November 16, 2012, Ron Cooper said…

 
 
 

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