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#94711 - 11/02/11 01:40 PM Re: Buck 112 Ranger (1973) **** [Re: Peter S.]
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I hate you, Peter. grin

I want one. cry
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#94715 - 11/02/11 02:21 PM Re: Buck 112 Ranger (1973) [Re: TAH]
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Again no problem, Tom!
Come and get it! whistle
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#94716 - 11/02/11 02:35 PM Re: Buck 112 Ranger (1973) [Re: Peter S.]
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Peter, do you know how many Yellowhorse Mustangs were made? Do they carry a serial number? That's just a beauitful knife. The turquiose is striking!
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#94748 - 11/03/11 12:54 AM Re: Buck 112 Ranger (1973) [Re: TAH]
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Don´t know, how many are made!
I think, you can google it on some Buck- or Yellowhorse-fansites?!
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#94755 - 11/03/11 08:25 AM Re: Buck 112 Ranger (1973) [Re: Peter S.]
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#94776 - 11/03/11 02:10 PM Re: Buck 112 Ranger (1973) [Re: TonyLaPetri]
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Heavy loaded, this Buck!

Looks nice in a showcase!
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#94796 - 11/03/11 05:14 PM Re: Buck 112 Ranger (1973) [Re: Peter S.]
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If you want a Yellowhorse try to get one done by David.
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#94801 - 11/03/11 05:56 PM Re: Buck 112 Ranger (1973) [Re: Sidney_Redford]
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I rememebr the first ones (at least I "think" I remember) for were by "Daniel" and they were spectacular! Of course, this was 2 decades ago.... Why do you say "David"?
Thanks, Capt. Chris


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#95497 - 11/17/11 02:02 AM Re: Buck 112 Ranger (1973) [Re: Captain Chris Stanaback]
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This is my every day pocket-Buck at the moment!

My 70th 112.



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#95505 - 11/17/11 09:17 AM Re: Buck 112 Ranger (1973) [Re: Peter S.]
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Very nice, Peter! I like the clean look of no nail notch. According to this Buck 112 Data Sheet, your knife is a Category III, Version 4 and was made in the late 70s.



Buck Ranger, Model 112 Timeline 1972 to 1986

Category I, Inverted stamp: BUCK, U.S.A., May 1972

Version 1. Left hand stamp, brass spring holder, black micarta inlays, two small, (less than 1/16”) brass inlay rivets and stainless rocker rivet.

Version 2. Same as above except now a stainless spring holder.

Category II, Stamped BUCK, 112, U.S.A. 1972

Version 1. Left hand stamp, stainless spring holder, black micarta inlays, two brass inlay rivets and stainless rocker rivet.

Version 2. Same as above except inlays are Segua wood.

Version 3. Same as above except inlays are Macasar Ebony wood.

Category III, Stamped BUCK, *112*, U.S.A. 1974 to 1980.

Version 1. Left hand stamp, stainless spring holder, Macasar Ebony inlays, two brass inlay rivets and stainless rocker rivet.

Version 2. Same as above except four brass inlay rivets.

Version 3. Same as above except three brass inlay rivets.

Version 4. Same as above except the brass inlay rivets are now approximately 1/8” in diameter.

Category IV, Stamped BUCK, *112**, U.S.A. 1980 to 1981.

Version 1. Left hand stamp, stainless spring holder, Macasar Ebony inlays, three 1/8” brass inlay rivets and stainless rocker rivet.

Version 2. Same as above except nail notch added.

Version 3. Same as above except hand radiused handle edges. Handles have hand radiused edges. No radius in thumb depression area. Finger grooved model introduced.

Category V, Stamped BUCK **112**, U.S.A. 1981 ? to 1986.

Version 1. Left hand stamp, stainless spring holder, Macasar Ebony inlays, three 1/8” brass inlay rivets and stainless rocker rivet. Hand radiused handle edges still found although fully radiused handles can now be found.
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