AAPK History

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Re: AAPK History

Postby Meridian_Mike » Mon Aug 13, 2018 1:26 pm

Great site.... great members.... great advice..... great vendors..... A+++ ::tu:: ...I find NO FAULT.
I am SO pleased to be a member here.
I am just plain ashamed I haven't kicked in my supporting dollars before now.
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Re: AAPK History

Postby bighomer » Mon Aug 13, 2018 4:04 pm

I'll add my kudos, wonderful people, my hats off to Bryan and all the moderators. My thanks to all that post the beautiful pictures and the wisdom that the aapk members dole out is most appreciated, the old catalog cuts are amazing, I never tire of the fine things I find on this site . THANKS. ::nod:: ::handshake:: PS oh yeah and we have fun too. ::poke:: ::watching_you::

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Re: AAPK History

Postby WillyCamaro » Tue May 14, 2019 4:01 am

I finally took the plunge and bought gold membership. This is a wonderful site with some of the nicest people you will ever meet.
Kudos to everyone!
God Bless!
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Re: AAPK History

Postby orvet » Tue May 14, 2019 4:10 am

Willy, did you click on the link in Mumbleypeg's post on the first page?
The link takes you to something I posted about Bryan telling his story.
If you haven't read it, you will have an entirely different appreciation for AAPK once you know Bryan's story!


With all the new members we have had coming in lately I thought I would make this thread a sticky.
I think people should be able to read the origins of AAPK to really appreciate what it means to so many of us.
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Re: AAPK History

Postby WillyCamaro » Tue May 14, 2019 4:12 am

Ok. I'll go take a look.
Thanks Dale ::tu::
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Re: AAPK History

Postby WillyCamaro » Tue May 14, 2019 4:22 am

Man i have to say, my day just got a little brighter ::tu::
It really is his legacy. I am now so proud to support him and all you wonderful people.
God really does work in mysterious ways, doesn't he.
I would someday love to meet Brain and "shake his hand".
Thank you Dale and the crew for supporting him all this time.
Happy days!
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Re: AAPK History

Postby jmh58 » Tue Sep 03, 2019 6:24 pm

orvet wrote:Willy, did you click on the link in Mumbleypeg's post on the first page?
The link takes you to something I posted about Bryan telling his story.
If you haven't read it, you will have an entirely different appreciation for AAPK once you know Bryan's story!


With all the new members we have had coming in lately I thought I would make this thread a sticky.
I think people should be able to read the origins of AAPK to really appreciate what it means to so many of us.


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Re: AAPK History

Postby Gilbert » Thu Sep 05, 2019 4:24 am

A wonderful site for Experts and Novices alike Really well done. A great group of people, Glad to be a part of it God bless you all, Gil

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Re: AAPK History

Postby TripleF » Thu Sep 05, 2019 9:37 am

Much respect and gratitude to Bryan

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Re: AAPK History

Postby stagman » Tue Sep 10, 2019 4:20 am

Well I started emailing with Bryan bout Thanksgiving 2005....
I was cautious because I had never been on a public type forum before..
well did not take long too get a feel for Bryan, quite a fella he certain sure is !!!
1-2-06 I opened up my Clear Creek Knives store with Bryan's help....
had it till may 2019, 13 1/2 years...sold a lifetime of knives & met so, so, many good folk's...
Shut down after loosing my wife last year, 50 years 1 month together. She was a big part of
the store and shared all the excitement that went with it over the years, ya loose 1/2...well...
AAPK is a whole lot more than knives, it creates life long relationships where you can
share your problems with 100's of folk's and get answers & compassion without leaving your house !!!
A life changer...that is what AAPK & Bryan means to me !!!

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Re: AAPK History

Postby Quick Steel » Tue Sep 10, 2019 5:02 am

Nicely put Stag.
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