Recently got my first two SFO Buck knives.1st is a SK Blades "Lil' Jack" 112. This is also my first 112. :)D2 Flat Ground blade, Nickle Silver Bolsters, Teak covers.A couple days ago, my SK Blades…Continue
"Looks like '67 to '72 for when it was made.
You can use Brasso or Mag polish on the bolsters and blade.
Put some masking tape on the wood covers to protect it from the Brasso.
To clean the wood, I'd try a non-gel toothpaste, on an old…"
The thread was "420 or S30V for the 110?"
For some strange reason, that thread appears to be gone now. I cannot find it in the Buck forum, or in the 110 forum.
When I click on it in my history, it takes me to your profile…"
You should not be getting the email unless there has been a comment! What discussion were you in? Did you go to the discussion from the link in the email? Thank you for letting me know and helping me to understand what I…"
"Jan, WHY am I getting email notifications over the last day or so that someone just commented in a thread ... when the last comment in that thread was made in 2016?
I deleted my comment after I noticed the dates."
"An excellent find and score!
Your knife is pre-1972. No dots on the tang stamp, that I can see.
The two small cover/scale pins makes it pre-1977/1978, if memory serves, since Buck went to 3 cover/scale pins around 1978 or 1979. (The rocker/lock bar…"
"Personally, I'd choose a RR over a Case.
1) More Patterns.
2) The Case may be "prettier" and have a higher polish, but that just makes them a fingerprint and smudge magnet.
3) From my limited experience with Case, my Rough Riders hold…"
"Camillus, Schrade/Imperial and Colonial were the "big boys" for contract knives back in the day.
If it does NOT have Swendon Key construction you can eliminate Schrade from the list of suspects.
If it HAS the Swendon Key construction then…"
Recently got my first two SFO Buck knives.1st is a SK Blades "Lil' Jack" 112. This is also my first 112. :)D2 Flat Ground blade, Nickle Silver Bolsters, Teak covers.A couple days ago, my SK Blades 110LT "Smoke Jumper" arrived.Red FRN handle, and a CPM-154 blade.At 3.4 ounces, it is going to take me a wee bit of time to get used to how heavy it is, compared to the regular brass and wood 110.I've been carrying the "Smoke Jumper" since it came in.I must admit I am impressed. The blade locks up…See More
"!!! . Nice resources you posted , Jan. They are now "Bookmarked" on my computer .. Thank You . !!!.Steve .. if you might note the command bar along the top of "comment / reply" boxes .. the second icon from the left. It is a…"
"I wish I could post a picture of it.
If it helps, the bolsters, liners, and back springs are all steel, and have a patina.
The blades are carbon steel. Tgere are no tank stamps on the secondary pen blade.
I believe the covers are saw cut Delrin (or…"
You should not be getting the email unless there has been a comment! What discussion were you in? Did you go to the discussion from the link in the email? Thank you for letting me know and helping me to understand what I need to tell our tech group
There's a good bit of amiable experience in the group. Should you have a query along those lines (Repair & Mod) ..please.. just post it w/i the group & I can assure you someone will step up to the plate with helpful experience.
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