My Knife Arrived Today

Discussion in 'Knives & Edged Items' started by 76Highboy, Nov 23, 2012.

  1. 76Highboy

    76Highboy Well-Known Member

    Jan 1, 2012
    My knife arrived today. It is a Damascus style knife that is 8.2" long and the blade is 4" long. It weighs 8.2 oz. The file work is excellent. The blade material is 1095 & 15N20, and the handle is Horn, Wood, and Bone. This is an A+ quality knife with excellent workmanship. I can't wait to take it hunting. Here's some pics.

    Sorry about the quality of my camera and the date being wrong.
     

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  2. 76Highboy

    76Highboy Well-Known Member

    Jan 1, 2012
    Here's some more pics.
     

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  3. 76Highboy

    76Highboy Well-Known Member

    Jan 1, 2012
    One more.
     

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  4. JLA

    JLA Well-Known Member

    Feb 26, 2007
    Heart Of Texas
    Nice blade Jim!

    How does the damascus sharpen? Id assume fairly easy since its an inferior steel, but the question is, will it hold an edge? or is it just for show?..
     
  5. 76Highboy

    76Highboy Well-Known Member

    Jan 1, 2012
    I will find out how well the edge holds up. Obviously it won't hold as good of an edge as the better steel that the market has to offer but, this knife is made with high and low carbon steel. So with it being a carbon knife even though it has two different strength steels in it. The edge should hold up. I WILL see this next hunting season how well it holds up. Either way, it is a nice knife.
     
  6. woolleyworm

    woolleyworm Well-Known Member

    Feb 23, 2009
    SW Fort Worth
    that a very nice looking knife Jim, piece of art in the hand ! Where did ya get it from?
     
  7. American Leader

    American Leader Well-Known Member

    Mar 1, 2011
    Iowa
    Sweeter than "Ice Cream" HB! I love the look of Damascus.
     
  8. 76Highboy

    76Highboy Well-Known Member

    Jan 1, 2012
    I got it off of eBay. With shipping and my bid I got it for about $35.00. There are some nice Damascus knifes on eBay. Some nice ones go for cheap. Thanks for asking woolley.
     
  9. Hawg

    Hawg Well-Known Member

    Mar 23, 2011

    A good damascus blade will get sharper and stay sharp longer than anything else.
     
  10. lead

    lead Well-Known Member

    May 16, 2004
    Missouri
    That is a classy looking knife. You got it at a great price too. Congrats.
     
  11. ozo

    ozo Well-Known Member

    Jan 20, 2011
    Nashville TN
    Yep, I bought 3 just like it today
    at the gun show for $4 out the door.
    Good Pakistani craftmanship....
    $1.33 each wasn't so bad......but the
    DAMassCUS finish[magic marker] wore off
    on one of them before I got to the truck !!
    Still a good deal......I have been selling them
    for $35 on e-bay...and making a killing !
    [although the price of Sharpie's have gone up]

    [Jim knows I'm just picking on him]
     
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  12. mjp28

    mjp28 Well-Known Member

    Dec 17, 2011
    anytown, OHIO
    Got a good sheath and belt loop for it?
     
  13. 76Highboy

    76Highboy Well-Known Member

    Jan 1, 2012
    The sheath left a lot to be desired but I will have one made for it.
     
  14. flboots

    flboots Well-Known Member

    Aug 21, 2012
    Northeast Florida
  15. 76Highboy

    76Highboy Well-Known Member

    Jan 1, 2012
    Thanks boots.
     
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