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Ricky L McConnell
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  • Bell Buckle, TN
  • United States
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How did you hear about iKnifeCollector?
Do you currently subscribe to any knife publication (offline)
How long have you collected knives?
3- 5 years
Favorite Kind of Knives
Case, Schrade, Boker, IXL, Swiss Army
About Me
Former Army soldier, Electrician at General Mills Pillsbury, Married with one daughter in college
Reading books, history
Other Hobbies
Fishing, kayaking, hiking

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At 21:50 on January 5, 2018,
Charles Sample

Happy Birthday Ricky!

At 21:43 on January 6, 2017,
Charles Sample

Happy Birthday Ricky!

At 15:11 on January 6, 2017, Jan Carter said…

At 12:01 on January 6, 2017, John Kellogg said…

Happy Birthday Ricky! I hope your day is everything you want it to be!

At 17:48 on January 6, 2016, Jan Carter said…

At 5:36 on January 6, 2016, Steve Scheuerman (Manx) said…

At 14:24 on January 6, 2015, Steve Scheuerman (Manx) said…

At 19:22 on September 3, 2014, Carl Bradshaw said…

Thanks Rick, glad you saw my website.  I'm always trying to update it with more info and photos.  Right now I am looking at all the NKCA magazines from 1977 thru 1997.

At 12:27 on April 29, 2014, Waggoner, Alan said…


I haven't been active lately and must have missed the request.


At 9:54 on March 1, 2014, jeff said…

feeling is mutual,..thanks for accepting friend add.

Ricky L McConnell's Blog

Smokey Mountain Knife Works Experience

Posted on March 13, 2014 at 21:30 12 Comments

Just wanted to communicate my experience with SMKW. It was my first time to visit and it was great. I spent nearly four hours in the store. I did not realize they had vintage knives for sale in addition to the new ones. I bought a Case trapper from 1984 that had the new grind blades on it. This is the first one of these I have seen , although I had read about this time period. I also bought an Opinel and a large and medium Case John Deere stockman. I had a peanut in my orders at the…


Share your Knife Publications and recommended reading on Collecting knives

Posted on October 31, 2013 at 22:49 10 Comments

Hi fellow collectors,

I thought I would share some books I have found on knives, and future ones as I find them. I welcome any books that you recommend also. Please also post any brochures or catalog pics from the net also. I will start with a book I came across in the library. Some of you probably already know about this book , but there may be someone new to knife collecting like me…


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