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#121983 - 10/30/14 01:06 PM Buck 110 Folding Hunter ***
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I've owned and used a Buck 112 Ranger since 1973. Love that knife. Two weeks ago, I decided it was time to step up to the 110 - yes, it took me 41 years. I didn't want to rush into it. grin Anyway, I finally found one in new condition in the vintage I wanted, which was harder than I expected.

Ebony wood scales, square frame, 440C blade, California made, circa 1977. The thing locks open like a vault.



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#121984 - 10/30/14 06:19 PM Re: Buck 110 Folding Hunter [Re: TAH]
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Tom

Great looking knife. The Buck has peaked my interest. I hope I don't wait 41 years to make up my mind. But like you, I probably won't rush into it.
I am a Schrade collector, but only have a 8 or so. But I carry a LB7 most days. To me it is one tough knife, as I assume the 110 is.
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#121985 - 10/30/14 08:00 PM Re: Buck 110 Folding Hunter [Re: TAH]
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Love the 110.... I picked up one in a trade at Blade Show this year that had been converted to an auto. It's has great snap on the open and as you say Tom, locks up tight!
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#121986 - 10/30/14 08:03 PM Re: Buck 110 Folding Hunter [Re: TAH]
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I think 1977 is about when I bought mine.
Sweet knife; many fond memories using it for of all sorts of work and outdoor adventures over the years.
I recently acquired a Buck 55 which is a 1/2 - 2/3 size version of the 110. It makes a nice 'gentleman's knife'.


Edited by pyronaute (11/01/14 07:26 PM)
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#121987 - 10/30/14 08:40 PM Re: Buck 110 Folding Hunter [Re: pyronaute]
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The Buck 110 is a timeless classic.
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#121988 - 10/30/14 09:06 PM Re: Buck 110 Folding Hunter [Re: TAH]
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#121989 - 10/30/14 09:33 PM Re: Buck 110 Folding Hunter [Re: TonyLaPetri]
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The 110 I had didn't have Ebony scales, but I now wish that it had had them. That looks awesome!
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#121991 - 10/31/14 10:12 AM Re: Buck 110 Folding Hunter [Re: Robert Frey]
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Originally Posted By: Robert Frey
The 110 I had didn't have Ebony scales, but I now wish that it had had them.


Rob, how old is your 110? Ebony was used from the mid 60s to 1994 and it varied greatly in color and pattern. After 1994, Buck switched to laminated Obeechee wood due to the rising cost of ebony. Blade steels were:

1964-1981: 440C
1982-1992: 425M
1993-Present: 420HC

Thanks for the comments everyone. I figured that I wasn't the only one who appreciates this American cutlery icon. As stated in another thread, like Randall, these Buck knives are fun to date. I know this one is from 1977 because of the 2 dot stamp (.110.) and the three "small head" brass pins. There were four variations of the 110 in the 70s and those changes have been well documented.

Not my knives, but here is a photo of the four variations that took place. Note the number of brass pins and head size.


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#121996 - 10/31/14 08:44 PM Re: Buck 110 Folding Hunter [Re: TAH]
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This is my 110+, I don't think these were Ebony, they used to look browner.






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#121997 - 10/31/14 09:08 PM Re: Buck 110 Folding Hunter [Re: Robert Frey]
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Here's a pretty cool variation on the 110. A Bucklite 442. I got it sometime in the mid 80s. It has been carried and used and still remains tight with a solid lockup.


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#121998 - 10/31/14 09:22 PM Re: Buck 110 Folding Hunter [Re: Byrdguy]
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And my trusty 110. 2 dot and three small brass pins. This knife was stolen from me at one time and our local finest recovered it and returned it to me.


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#122001 - 10/31/14 11:11 PM Re: Buck 110 Folding Hunter [Re: Robert Frey]
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Originally Posted By: Robert Frey
This is my 110+, I don't think these were Ebony, they used to look browner.






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Rob,

Looking at the blade stamp, are there any dots on each side of the 110 or is there a symbol behind the 110? The symbols are "year codes" that started in 1986. Here is a chart that will tell you the year your knife was manufactured. Dots predate 1986. Once we know the year, we will know the handle material.

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#122002 - 10/31/14 11:22 PM Re: Buck 110 Folding Hunter [Re: Byrdguy]
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Originally Posted By: Byrdguy
And my trusty 110. 2 dot and three small brass pins. This knife was stolen from me at one time and our local finest recovered it and returned it to me.


Pat,

Your 110 is the same year as mine - 1977! The three small head brass pins were only used for one year. It was for that reason that I zeroed in on a 1977 model. To me, the small pins give the knife more refinement. I also like the graceful blades of these early 110s. Great looking knife you have there and they're getting harder to find. Glad it was returned to you!
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#122007 - 11/01/14 10:41 AM Re: Buck 110 Folding Hunter [Re: Byrdguy]
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Nice I have owned more Buck 110 than any single knife. Everyday carry back in the early 70's. New Orleans Police took one from me at Mardi Gras 1973. Have a bunch of Harley Collectable 110's. Good strong lock back. My large and small Sebenzas are usually what I carry for folders now days, but still love the 110.
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#122011 - 11/01/14 02:47 PM Re: Buck 110 Folding Hunter [Re: Steven]
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TAH, yes there is a "+" behind the 110. That means 1991 according to your chart.
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#122012 - 11/01/14 04:44 PM Re: Buck 110 Folding Hunter [Re: Robert Frey]
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Steven,

Thanks for the 110 stories. I won't ask why the police took your knife at Mardi Gras. grin


Originally Posted By: Robert Frey
TAH, yes there is a "+" behind the 110. That means 1991 according to your chart.

There you go, Rob. Your knife's handle material is solid ebony and the steel is 425M. Here is a good internet photo showing the difference between ebony (top) and laminated Obeechee wood.





Edited by TAH (11/01/14 07:22 PM)
Edit Reason: Replaced lost photo
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#122013 - 11/01/14 11:37 PM Re: Buck 110 Folding Hunter [Re: TAH]
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TAH,

Good to know. I guess I haven't looked at it in a while and thought it was a brown colored wood.
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#122029 - 11/02/14 04:27 PM Re: Buck 110 Folding Hunter [Re: Robert Frey]
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For all of you Buck 110 guys.
Here is my 1st. Model, 1st. variation with original pouch.
Notice the BUCK marking on the back side of the blade.
I am not really a Buck man but I guess this is a good one to have.


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#122030 - 11/02/14 06:57 PM Re: Buck 110 Folding Hunter [Re: dhawki2]
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You may not be a a Buck man, but that one is a dandy.


http://www.ebay.com/itm/Vintage-Buck-110...=item259824f985
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#122041 - 11/03/14 09:18 AM Re: Buck 110 Folding Hunter [Re: tunefink]
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Yes it is a real clean knife. I have owned it for over 12 years and I am just waiting to fine a serious BUCK collector that has something I want and maybe we can make a deal.
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#122042 - 11/03/14 10:22 AM Re: Buck 110 Folding Hunter [Re: dhawki2]
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Don,

Your knife is pretty much the holy grail of 110s and it's in fantastic condition. Love that blade grind. Curious, how's the lock up on that old of a piece?
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#122044 - 11/03/14 02:21 PM Re: Buck 110 Folding Hunter [Re: TAH]
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The knife locks up tight with not movement. If you looked real close you can tell it may have been touched to a stone maybe once.I would rate this knife a 9 on a 1-10 scale. Original finish on the scales and bolsters with a few very minor rubs.
Just a super 50 year old knife. Only thing it needs is an original box and papers.
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#122048 - 11/03/14 05:19 PM Re: Buck 110 Folding Hunter [Re: dhawki2]
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Thanks again for the photos. Really enjoyed seeing it.
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#122089 - 11/10/14 10:40 AM Re: Buck 110 Folding Hunter [Re: TAH]
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On Saturday, my wife and I visited James Dean's gravesite and museum in Fairmount, Indiana. I kept thinking that if James Dean lived in the 60s, he would have probably carried a 110. So I came home and tried to capture my 110's "attitude" in James Dean style. cool Yea, I had too much time on my hands this weekend. grin


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#122092 - 11/10/14 02:05 PM Re: Buck 110 Folding Hunter [Re: TAH]
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Are those Ray-Ban's? No doubt, James Dean would have carried a Buck 110, nice layout.

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#122093 - 11/10/14 02:12 PM Re: Buck 110 Folding Hunter [Re: pappy19]
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Thanks Mike. Nope, not Ray-Ban's, but it's a real Zippo. smile
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#122099 - 11/11/14 12:44 PM Re: Buck 110 Folding Hunter [Re: TAH]
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Thought he liked Italian switchblades.
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#122100 - 11/11/14 01:14 PM Re: Buck 110 Folding Hunter [Re: Steven]
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Originally Posted By: Steven
Thought he liked Italian switchblades.


That's because the 110 hadn't been invented yet. grin
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#122343 - 11/25/14 09:28 AM Re: Buck 110 Folding Hunter [Re: TAH]
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@Tah…BUCK 110 was just one year old..!


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#122344 - 11/25/14 10:46 AM Re: Buck 110 Folding Hunter [Re: Guido_Bitossi]
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Very nice, Guido. Buck did a great job on the 50th Anniversary model. Everything was tastefully done.
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#122407 - 11/30/14 07:31 AM Re: Buck 110 Folding Hunter [Re: TAH]
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Here is a very enjoyable short video (22 minutes) on Buck Knives and it highlights the 110.

Highly recommended for anyone who likes Buck! smile

http://vimeo.com/91315852
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#122849 - 12/13/14 09:48 AM Re: Buck 110 Folding Hunter [Re: TAH]
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This is the first time I have tried a video.....

This is a Buck 110 that I took in trade this year at Blade Show. It's a conversion....

It has great snap and locks up tight.

Buck 110 Auto Conversion
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#122852 - 12/13/14 11:02 AM Re: Buck 110 Folding Hunter [Re: tunefink]
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Mitchell,

Video worked! I've always wondered about those 110 autos. Does the push button have a lock?
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#122853 - 12/13/14 11:27 AM Re: Buck 110 Folding Hunter [Re: TAH]
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There is no safety lock on the release. The blade locks out just like a manual knife.

The brass button is is flush which helps to prevent accidental firing.

The blade has a small hole drilled to accommodate the locking pin when closed. It's not a knife I was seeking, but it walked up to the table and became part of a trade towards a Randall. The guy had this and two small Sebbies. It's in decent condition, but not mint by any means. The stamp is 2001.

Considering that it's a sheath knife, having the one hand option is pretty handy.

(Sorry about the iPhone pics)



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#135928 - 01/16/16 12:06 AM Re: Buck 110 Folding Hunter [Re: TAH]
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...I'm also a fan of the Buck 110 Folding Hunter, here's a recent one with Ram's Horn scales.

[img:center]http://[/img]


Edited by Tanasie (01/16/16 12:08 AM)
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#135933 - 01/16/16 09:55 AM Re: Buck 110 Folding Hunter [Re: Tanasie]
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Tune, did you get the Sebbies also?

The Buck 110 in any configuration is definite a classic. Every knife collector should have at least one.


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#135934 - 01/16/16 10:32 AM Re: Buck 110 Folding Hunter [Re: Tanasie]
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Tanasie,

That is a stunning 110! The brass bolsters really pick up the golden color in the horn. You got a good one there!

Here is another photo of my 110 with a custom sheath by Charlie Cline. This one is made from heavy 11 oz. cowhide and tastefully tooled.


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#135935 - 01/16/16 10:36 AM Re: Buck 110 Folding Hunter [Re: Byrdguy]
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Pat,

I'm lost, what Sebbies?
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#135938 - 01/16/16 11:10 AM Re: Buck 110 Folding Hunter [Re: tunefink]
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In your post above, you mentioned that the guy with the automatic Buck 110 you traded for had two small sebbies also. I'm a Sebenza guy and was wondering if they had been part of the trade. (off topic, I know. apologies, mods.)
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#135940 - 01/16/16 11:21 AM Re: Buck 110 Folding Hunter [Re: Byrdguy]
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OH.... duh, sorry. Yes, then traded them to Stanaback before the show was over. They had machined graphics on them as well.
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#153368 - 11/17/16 11:05 AM Re: Buck 110 Folding Hunter [Re: tunefink]
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Here's a cool video on how the Buck 110 is made: Link
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#153374 - 11/17/16 12:49 PM Re: Buck 110 Folding Hunter [Re: TAH]
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Beautiful topic!

Here is my, but I am a bad photographer.

Very good knife, now I want to find him with a titanium handle smile


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#153375 - 11/17/16 01:00 PM Re: Buck 110 Folding Hunter [Re: desert.snake]
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I really enjoyed that video on the Buck 110. Thanks,for sharing.

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#153377 - 11/17/16 01:34 PM Re: Buck 110 Folding Hunter [Re: pappy19]
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Yes, a great video! smile

The first time I saw 110 in 2005 on the market.
Then I did not earn much, and forgot about it.
My second acquaintance with the knife started on forum in 2009 -
I found pictures of him on the Internet and began searching.
I found topic on 320 pages. The first message in the topic:

Quote:
By Dinger (Haifa, Israel). 08/16/2008.
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With this knife I have of recollection from the childhood itself. Small prehistory:

Once, very long time ago, my grandfather obtained this knife into the gift, from his American friend, with whom they met in Elba, distant 1945.

1964, Khrushev start his effort to cultivate wheat in Kazakhstan wild soil, entire world in great wonder and foreign journalists arrive to illuminate this the creation of the thought of agriculture. And the American, who in the civil life began to work as photo journalist, completely randomly meets his old friend on this virgin soil. Gone out of mind from this encounter, they entire night gulp local home-brew alcohol and recall fellow soldiers.

With the parting the American obtains from the pocket knife and gives to my grandfather, after adding that this knife - very cool and is made in America. Grandfather removes watches from his wrist and gives with the words “Moscow watch factory!” They parted on that, after being embraced and after taking leave. So having been encountered then never…

… Tom Walker die in six years, after car accident…

Through several years I was born. We they lived then at other end of the motherland, and at the every summer break I was sent into Kazakhstan, to the grandfather.

I saw for the first time this knife, when I was six years old. And since then, each summer, I dreamed him to get. I come up with many child schemes in order to secure the desired gift, but grandfather was inexorable. He carry it with himself, uses it all the time for everything, but never give it to me.

It must confess, I stole it one time. And then I for the first time understood that the knives have a soul. I came running to the friends, took out knife and began to brag. It swung it, perceiving pleasant gravity in the hand, and swing it to the fact that the knife very beautifully and tenderly cut my hand. Wound was not too deep, but the blood gushed out. It was not terribly, but I accurately placed knife on the place, and since then treat it with a lot of respect. It already acquired to its owner and somehow it did not hurry from it to part. And it left to me thin scar on the hand forever as reminding, that the knives do not love rotation foolish with them…

Knife served to grandfather entire remained life. Twice saved his life, one time - from the gangs and then - from the mad dog. And never it was lost, honestly serving it as faith and truth…

Two months ago of my grandfather died...

On his request knife was placed it into the coffin with him. So it remained to guard him forever…

***



Yes, the story had impressed me. But the second time I put 110 aside.
Then, starting in 2012 I took them several different - standart and
two 560 titanium, but then sold them - it was a pity to use.
Store in drawer I have not yet matured.
In 2014 Buck published a commemorative version - Lochsa, standart 110
with medallion on scales and a few series for world outside USA,
as far as I know. This information should be checked.

These knives were quickly sold out. Here, a few months ago I saw
on sale in the forum that was looking beginning with 2014.
Nice correspondence with the seller, and he sent me a knife.
I wonder what he lives 120 km away from me, in the nearby town smile
And finally, yesterday, I was able to take camera.


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#153378 - 11/17/16 01:36 PM Re: Buck 110 Folding Hunter [Re: pappy19]
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You're welcome, Mike. Glad you enjoyed it.

Snake, that's a good looking custom 110. Buffalo scales?
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#153379 - 11/17/16 01:51 PM Re: Buck 110 Folding Hunter [Re: pappy19]
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Me too, Tom! Thanks for a link that I'd otherwise never have gotten to see.
All of your BUCK knowledge is always much appreciated.
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#153380 - 11/17/16 01:55 PM Re: Buck 110 Folding Hunter [Re: TAH]
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Thanks Tom smile

This Charcoal Dymondwood,
but many my friends also think it's buffalo,
It looks very similar, until not look at the side,
visible layers of wood


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#153389 - 11/17/16 04:48 PM Re: Buck 110 Folding Hunter [Re: Duke]
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Thanks Duke! That's a fun video.

Snake, I see that it is Dymondwood now. Looks great with the nickel silver frame and black sheath.
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#153391 - 11/17/16 05:43 PM Re: Buck 110 Folding Hunter [Re: TAH]
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I had mine (from the 70s) repaired back in 2013.





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#153401 - 11/17/16 07:17 PM Re: Buck 110 Folding Hunter [Re: Windsor]
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Rob,

I enjoyed your letter as much as seeing Buck's repair job. Now, you have the best of both worlds - your original childhood handle and Buck's famous Bos heat treated blade. smile
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#153430 - 11/17/16 09:51 PM Re: Buck 110 Folding Hunter [Re: TAH]
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Thanks. smile

That knife is probably the only thing I still own from my childhood.

That was the blade where I "learned" how to sharpen blades. I put in many hours working that edge on an arkansas oilstone. Some of it not so smooth, being young and all -- you can see some "stray" marks near the edge.

I snapped the tip and eventually picked up another knife to carry around. The first time I put the new knife to stone to sharpen, I realized that not all knives are as painful to work up to an edge as that old Buck 110 was.


Edited by Windsor (11/17/16 09:51 PM)
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#153448 - 11/18/16 09:04 AM Re: Buck 110 Folding Hunter [Re: Windsor]
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Rob, in the 70s, those Buck blades were difficult to sharpen because they were made of 440C with a semi-hollow grind and a thick, convex edge. Once sharpened, they were "famous for holding an edge". You mentioned that your grandfather gave you the knife in the late 70s. Was it new or did he carry it previously? Do you still have the original sheath? Your knife appears to be a...

Forth Version, Brass Spacer/Spring holder separate piece

Variation 1 (1970-1972)
Stamp: BUCK, U.S.A., Inverted, Left hand, 440C steel.
Blade/Butt rivets: Visible on both sides of bolsters, 2 rear, 1 front.
Inlay rivets: 2 (tiny) or 2 small headed.
Rocker rivet: Brass, maybe headed.
Sheath: Black leather. C.
Packaging: 2 piece yellow box about 2” high-(1), Use and Care leaflet undated-(1) **



My childhood knife was a Buck 112 given to me in 1973 - age 12. Like you, I spent many hours sharpening it. Today, it is still my barn and trail knife.

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#153461 - 11/18/16 02:00 PM Re: Buck 110 Folding Hunter [Re: TAH]
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Originally Posted By: TAH
You mentioned that your grandfather gave you the knife in the late 70s. Was it new or did he carry it previously? Do you still have the original sheath?


He had carried it previously. I never had a sheath for it, always carried it in my back pocket. The straight-line dent in the wood near the rear is because of such (sat down on something, most likely).

I'd like to pick up a sheath for it, but it's a low priority.

I had it rebuilt so that I could eventually hand it down to one of my step-children or my granddaughter (child of oldest stepson).

Originally Posted By: TAH
My childhood knife was a Buck 112 given to me in 1973 - age 12. Like you, I spent many hours sharpening it. Today, it is still my barn and trail knife.


Very nice.

Thanks for the information on the knife.
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#154281 - 12/05/16 06:46 PM Re: Buck 110 Folding Hunter [Re: Windsor]
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Picked this one up. 2 dots on each side, which makes it 1981-1986.

Nice stag scales and a sporty sheath....





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#154282 - 12/05/16 06:52 PM Re: Buck 110 Folding Hunter [Re: tunefink]
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Oh man that's a great combo.
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#154283 - 12/05/16 07:27 PM Re: Buck 110 Folding Hunter [Re: W Polidori]
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That is 1 sweet Buck Tune!!!!
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#154309 - 12/06/16 08:39 AM Re: Buck 110 Folding Hunter [Re: tunefink]
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Hey, that's a beauty, Mitchell. Very nice factory stag before the custom shop opened. I have the same sheath for my 112. Those sheaths were outsourced and made by a local saddle shop. For a production company, Buck has always supplied high quality leather.
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#154311 - 12/06/16 08:59 AM Re: Buck 110 Folding Hunter [Re: TAH]
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Thanks guys, I think I'll toss in the safe for a while.
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#154346 - 12/06/16 06:35 PM Re: Buck 110 Folding Hunter [Re: tunefink]
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Good place for it!!!
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#164238 - 09/03/17 08:13 AM Re: Buck 110 Folding Hunter [Re: CrazyCajun]
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The last acquisition - a rare now version with steel BG-42 smile
and oak scales


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#164241 - 09/03/17 09:14 AM Re: Buck 110 Folding Hunter [Re: desert.snake]
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Oak scales and no rivets, very cool.
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#164242 - 09/03/17 09:30 AM Re: Buck 110 Folding Hunter [Re: Byrdguy]
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Yes, a rare bird indeed.

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#164266 - 09/05/17 09:20 AM Re: Buck 110 Folding Hunter [Re: desert.snake]
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Nice one, Snake! It's hard to beat a custom 110!

Just noticed that all of my photos in this thread have vanished thanks to Photobucket. Here are couple of replacements...



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#164267 - 09/05/17 11:31 AM Re: Buck 110 Folding Hunter [Re: TAH]
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I think the 110 is a great knife,a real classic,it's one big chunk of a knife.Every time I visit the states I cannot stop myself going into Walmart and picking up another one,always seem to be $29.97,I bring them back to the UK and gift them to some friend or other,here's the kicker though,in the online knife stores in the UK they cost in the region of $100 !
Next time I'm over I am going to search out a vintage 110 or two,no collection is complete without at least a couple of examples.
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#164272 - 09/05/17 04:06 PM Re: Buck 110 Folding Hunter [Re: Neale_Jenkinson]
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Thanks guys!
I've been looking for it with this steel for a long time,
but only a lucky chance brought him to me.

Tom, I'm not really in the stream, I see that many
of the photos are missing, and not only in this forum.
What happened?

Neale, Good luck to you!
On ebay old Buck exist are in excellent condition,
just need to regularly track smile
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#164277 - 09/05/17 08:41 PM Re: Buck 110 Folding Hunter [Re: desert.snake]
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Originally Posted By: desert.snake
Tom, I'm not really in the stream, I see that many of the photos are missing, and not only in this forum.
What happened?


Snake,

Photobucket, a "free" third-party image hosting website that many folks used to post their photos on forums, decided to change their business model and charge $399 per year to host photos. If you didn't pay, all of your photos were replaced with this...



Needless to say, most folks didn't pay the fee and thousands of old photos vanished. More info here: http://www.knifetalkforums.com/ubbthreads.php?ubb=showflat&Number=161916&page=1
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#164309 - 09/07/17 09:35 AM Re: Buck 110 Folding Hunter [Re: TAH]
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Thank you Tom!
Now it is understandable,
now need all translate to other photohostings,
old photos are really a pity.

By the way, this is really an oak, but it is Dymondwood,
that all the same it is better than just an oak
in some sense - there is no decay and drying out.



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#164364 - 09/08/17 10:43 AM Re: Buck 110 Folding Hunter [Re: desert.snake]
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I got my first Buck 110 when I was in 6th grade. I used to take it to school with me every day. Times have changed!

Anyhow, I have acquired some Buck 110 & 112 AUTOMATICS.

Here are some examples:

On top is a FACTORY 110 AUTOMATIC. It is new for this year.
In the middle is a 110 automatic CONVERSION with file work.
On the bottom is a 112 AUTOMATIC with file work.

All 3 open with AUTHORITY and all 3 are double action meaning you can push the button or open MANUALLY.


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#164365 - 09/08/17 11:06 AM Re: Buck 110 Folding Hunter [Re: coachblalock]
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Nice little auto collection! I don't recall ever seeing an auto 112.
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#164366 - 09/08/17 11:27 AM Re: Buck 110 Folding Hunter [Re: TAH]
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Thanks Tom.

The 112s are really nice. Not too big to carry.
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#164367 - 09/08/17 11:32 AM Re: Buck 110 Folding Hunter [Re: coachblalock]
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Those look really supernice. And with the nice heft of those Bucks, I bet that they open with "authority"!
I've been thinking about acquiring one....for a while. So, do ya like em?
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#164370 - 09/08/17 11:41 AM Re: Buck 110 Folding Hunter [Re: Duke]
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I'll let Coach answer for himself, but the Buck forum guys love the new factory auto. They say that the action gets smoother and smoother the more you open it, but apparently the redesigned 110 auto sheath scratches the bolsters due to the tight fit.
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#164372 - 09/08/17 11:46 AM Re: Buck 110 Folding Hunter [Re: Duke]
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I like them real well. I occasionally carry one of the 112s. I can put an edge on them that is scary sharp.

By the way Duke, I was in your part of the woods back in August. We went to the Rockerham County Fair in Harrisonburg.
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#164373 - 09/08/17 11:56 AM Re: Buck 110 Folding Hunter [Re: coachblalock]
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Rockingham. Can't spell.

I don't know how many deer and hogs I've dressed with my old 110.

My Dad & I used to listen to the Dallas Cowboys on the radio and sharpen our knives. Good memories! I miss my Dad every day.

These auto 110s & 112s are same quality in my opinion. Need to keep them clean in addition to sharp.
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#164374 - 09/08/17 12:29 PM Re: Buck 110 Folding Hunter [Re: coachblalock]
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Dang, I have a converted 110, now there is something else to buy.
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#164439 - 09/10/17 03:55 PM Re: Buck 110 Folding Hunter [Re: tunefink]
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The Buck 110 was THE knife that got me to be a "knife guy". Back in 65 a GI back from Nam had a brand new one on his belt and showed it to me. I handled it and was it was awesome. $17.50 was too rich for my wallet being 19 years old and taking home $60 a week but I never forgot the quality and heft of that beauty. Have loved fine knives ever since. It's nice to see the quality of them hasn't changed over all these years.
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#164440 - 09/10/17 04:20 PM Re: Buck 110 Folding Hunter [Re: Byrdguy]
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Pat,

The Schrade LB7 is the one closest to the 110 and is what got me started as my first purchased knife back in '82. I carried it on many hunts. Years later I found a 110 in a yard sale for $10, cleaned it up and gave it to my buddy who just started hunting with me. He still uses it today. Both are great folders. Sadly, Schrade isn't what it used to be but I think Buck quality is still great.
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#164448 - 09/10/17 05:25 PM Re: Buck 110 Folding Hunter [Re: W Polidori]
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I do not own a Buck, although I am tempted. But I do own a Scrade LB7 ( or 5) and I do carry it everyday.
From what I read, and you guys say, Buck 110 are just as tough and useful.
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#164461 - 09/10/17 06:59 PM Re: Buck 110 Folding Hunter [Re: rodbrown]
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So......I see three well known, highly respected Charter Forum members discussing Schrade LB7's and not one picture. What are our new members to think??......
Pictures please, Gentlemen.
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#164462 - 09/10/17 07:19 PM Re: Buck 110 Folding Hunter [Re: Duke]
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Well Duke now that you mention it...
Didn't want to steal the thread. So here's my Schrade LB7. It's been used, sharpened to a razors edge, & bolsters polished. Shrined in my display case.



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Edited by W Polidori (09/10/17 07:22 PM)
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#164502 - 09/11/17 05:11 PM Re: Buck 110 Folding Hunter [Re: Duke]
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Duke
Once new members see my photos, they will say, why the heck doesn't that guy take a photography course!!!
All my LB 7's are users. Well I bought them all used, except one. That one was given to me by my wife in 1983 or 84. I carried it until 1997 and then I retired it. It is the one with CA serial number.

Moderator, if you want to move this to a more appropriate place, not on the Buck 110 thread, please do so.


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