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Offline jaxenro

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Boot Knife
« on: October 09, 2017, 01:19:45 AM »
Old boot knife or garter dirk

Manhatten Cutlery Sheffield not marked England so maybe pre 1890

Decent used shape

Need to get a sheath made
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Re: Boot Knife
« Reply #1 on: October 09, 2017, 04:52:36 AM »
I can do a sheath for you Joel.    Strap to your leg,  clip on your boot,  paddle/pancake style.   Lots of ways to go.

That's a fancy old stabber you have there,  very nice.

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Re: Boot Knife
« Reply #2 on: October 09, 2017, 05:13:22 AM »
I will send it along with the 1908 clone once I get the real one in and check for size

I'm thinking boot clip but something that looks old
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Re: Boot Knife
« Reply #3 on: October 09, 2017, 06:25:54 AM »
I'm thinking boot clip but something that looks old

Of course,  Kydex and nylon just wouldn't do.

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Re: Boot Knife
« Reply #4 on: October 09, 2017, 07:11:16 AM »
Kydex? Nylon? What are those?
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Re: Boot Knife
« Reply #5 on: October 09, 2017, 11:34:59 AM »
I've got an old one made in Germany. It had a young boars foot on it that was half rotten and I swapped it for a piece of deer antler.


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Re: Boot Knife
« Reply #6 on: January 02, 2018, 06:49:28 AM »
Kydex? Nylon? What are those?

Kydex is a newer blended material    acrylic / pvc      many commercial holsters are made of it today  long wearing and tough but definitely not  traditional

they did have metal spring clips back kn the 1800's so a spring clip to boot would be acceptable
some were sewn in, some used a lace through side of boot, most were strapped to the calf 
So it's your choice how you would like to go.
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Re: Boot Knife
« Reply #7 on: January 02, 2018, 09:12:08 AM »
Kydex? Nylon? What are those?

Kydex is a newer blended material    acrylic / pvc      many commercial holsters are made of it today  long wearing and tough but definitely not  traditional

they did have metal spring clips back kn the 1800's so a spring clip to boot would be acceptable
some were sewn in, some used a lace through side of boot, most were strapped to the calf 
So it's your choice how you would like to go.
  Mike does good work He's down in Colorado

Pretty sure he was being sarcastic.  (7+"

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Re: Boot Knife
« Reply #8 on: January 02, 2018, 09:58:13 AM »
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Re: Boot Knife
« Reply #9 on: April 20, 2018, 09:43:30 PM »
That is a very nice boot knife -

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