Randall Knives are they REALLY worth the money?

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  1. OneFatCat

    OneFatCat New Member

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    I want to buy a realy nice, collectable Bowie knife and Ive always been told Randall is the one to buy. I have found tgis knife that was made in the 1970's and I love the look and style but is it worth $850.00?

    OFC

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  2. Insulation Tim

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    ONLY IF YOU FEEL IN YOUR HEART that it is.

    Peruse the "Knife Forums" such as HERE and you'll get a feel for Randall Knives.
  3. Hawg

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    I can't see paying 850 for a knife that doesn't have some serious history behind it.
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    Maybe you'd like to buy this Confederate knife out of my collection.

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  5. OneFatCat

    OneFatCat New Member

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    LOL Hawg ...Im not getting into THAT again unless it is stamped and approved by Bill :>))

    OFC
  6. armedandsafe

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    I have carried a Randall that I designed since '63 or so. It showed up in their catalog the following year, with a sharp point, rather than the radiused caper-tip I had on my original design. I have been told it is the last one Bo made from scratch for a customer.

    I paid just under $65 in '63 for that knife, which was a bunch of money, then. About two day's gross pay. I don't regret it one bit.

    http://www.thefirearmsforum.com/showthread.php?t=16318&highlight=Randall

    Pops
  7. Hawg

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    Just messin witcha anyway.:D
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    308 at my gate New Member

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    Randal knives are very nice and very collectable. I myself would never pay 850 dollars for a knife that I am going to use in any way shape or form. There are alot of custom knife makers I believe that make knives that are just as good as the Randals and for alot less money. If your looking for a collectable and something that has a name then Randal is a good way to go.
  9. ckill1

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    I have 2 Randalls & I feel they are worth every penny I paid for them. 1st one is a 6in model 3 I ordered for my Father when he hit 20years sobriety. Paid about 350 for it spec'd the way I wanted. Walnut scales with finger grips, compass in the butt, some custom engraving. 2nd is a "buxton fighter" with green model 14 handle. Paid over 500 for it but also didnt have to wait. Thats the kicker...you can still buy a Randall for under 400.00 but wait time for "your" knife is right around 5 years now. If you don't want to wait, you have to pay. They are really high quality knives. Once you own one, you will know why. Try http://www.lhgk.us/randall-knives.html Rob is a great guy & doesnt gouge on prices. Hes as much a collector as a dealer...

    Chris
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    And Pops- Ill bet if you could authenticate that your Randall was indeed one of the last of Bo's knives you could be looking at close to 5k for its worth. What a story!

    Chris
  11. Gun Geezer

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    I recently sold 4 Randall knives that my brother left me when he passed. I'm not much into knives and sold them on ebay for considerably more than they originally cost. I have not yet had that happen with guns.
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