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04-14-2016 07:40 AM
Bill10
Sheath Project (PVC Pipe)

A couple years ago, I was out running in one of our local parks and found a big hunting knife on the trail. A little research indicated that it was a German-Made Edgebrand #432 Arkansas Toothpick. Very old and the etching on the side ("Arkansas Toothpick") was worn off, but it cleaned up nicely. I don't think it had been out in the elements that long. Thinking it may be a family handmedown or something like that, I checked with the park rangers then did run a lost/found listing in the largest TampaBay Gun Club, of which I'm a member, and had no claims, so assumed I could keep it.

At that point, the only thing I needed for it was a sheath and, for that, I made one … out of pvc pipe. I got the idea doing some net surfing and then found a number of how-to vids on youtube. Nothing too it really. I used old pvc I had laying around and four ratchet-bar clamps, my eight dollar Harbor Freight heat gun with some blocks of wood to shape it. Came out nicely!





It was a fun project.

So then sometime later, the NRA sends me a beautiful Buck #113 Ranger Skinner knife in the mail with a note stating that it was a gift for all my support…and then goes on to say that I can buy the sheath for another $100 or something like that. Nothing is worse than giving a little and then getting bugged for more. So I made another sheath for that out of junk pvc I had laying around.

04-13-2016 09:26 PM
Lzeplin Thanks it's thillu Burl
04-13-2016 09:24 PM
JasonK94Z
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Originally Posted by Lzeplin View Post
Yep me too a ZT 566 with a custom grip my dad made for me..


Very nice! What is the scale made from?
04-13-2016 08:47 PM
Lzeplin Yep me too a ZT 566 with a custom grip my dad made for me..
04-13-2016 07:46 PM
JasonK94Z
Knives!

My EDC is a Zero Tolerance 0566





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04-13-2016 06:44 PM
Tinmaninc I carry a Buck Selkirk survival knife.
04-20-2014 12:20 PM
BadDad Here's my ongoing #5 serial number, One is #5 of 50 prototypes, collection of Bark River STS series.

04-17-2014 05:48 PM
YukonPete Here is a little beauty I just picked up on ebay - Spyderco Persian 2. I bought this for one reason only - it looks AWESOME! Surprisingly it is the best "feeling" knife I have ever owned. It is also very easy to flick open and close with one hand. VG-10 steel. Who needs a Sebenza!! Only kidding...

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04-13-2014 03:19 PM
Lockjaw
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I EDC a Spyderco Byrd at work and the rest of the time a Benchmade 710 D2 has been my go to folder. I recently bought an ESEE 3, but I'm not sure if I'm going to make a switch to fixed blade for EDC?
A Sharpfinger is a great EDC fixed blade. I have a few of them. The new ones are crap, but you can find the old US Schrades on the bay for pretty cheap.

Perfect size IMO.



04-13-2014 02:33 PM
BadDad My edc is a Spyderco Endura 4, green,full serated.
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