Farmer's Jacks

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Re: Farmer's Jacks

Post by thegreedygulo » Sun Dec 16, 2018 2:20 am

Very nice Lyle! I've always liked goldstone handles. Congrats. ::tu::
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Re: Farmer's Jacks

Post by wlf » Wed Dec 19, 2018 7:57 pm

Christmas came early, thanks Dale for thinking of me. What I call a rooster comb, although as Charlie N said ,most people ( who'd seen them) called all this pattern rooster combs until Levine.

Actually it's a Schrade Cut Co S7303 with a bark looener blade as shown below.
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I buy roosters and farmers..........................................................jack knives [/b]

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Re: Farmer's Jacks

Post by LongBlade » Wed Dec 19, 2018 8:56 pm

That is indeed a beauty Lyle ::tu:: ::tu:: ... Classic Schrade jigging and bone with great looking blades 8) .. Nice Christmas present too - you must have been good this year :D ...
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Re: Farmer's Jacks

Post by KAW » Thu Dec 20, 2018 10:42 am

Very nice Lyle... actually superb... ::tu:: 8) Great timing too...
There's a knife being offered on eBay but the blades have been so altered that it had me wondering if it actually started out as a farmers jack until I saw yours... while it's a Schrade Walden... it must be an early one as the handles & bolsters are just like yours... just too bad about the blades... and now I'm thinking he's asking too much for the shape the blades are in...
https://www.ebay.com/itm/4-2-inch-close ... 4902.l9144
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Re: Farmer's Jacks

Post by djknife13 » Thu Dec 20, 2018 1:08 pm

Sweeeet!____Dave

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Re: Farmer's Jacks

Post by espn77 » Thu Dec 20, 2018 1:33 pm

wlf wrote:The very first post in this thread comes full circle:
"This is a nice old pattern that you won't run across very often."

EDITED 9:42pm
As far as known, Case never manufactured this pattern.
Sorry guys I can't let it go on any longer, I don't know how long I have before I can't edit it. A repairman suggested and wanted to make a Case for fun. I guess the call for a Tested pruning blade is uncommon. The frame is Walden, I think the rest is authentic Case, even the goldstone.I didn't ask about the spey. I hope I didn't offend anyone, thanks for going along my friends.
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Re: Farmer's Jacks

Post by peanut740 » Thu Dec 20, 2018 1:38 pm

wlf wrote:The very first post in this thread comes full circle:
"This is a nice old pattern that you won't run across very often."

EDITED 9:42pm
As far as known, Case never manufactured this pattern.
Sorry guys I can't let it go on any longer, I don't know how long I have before I can't edit it. A repairman suggested and wanted to make a Case for fun. I guess the call for a Tested pruning blade is uncommon. The frame is Walden, I think the rest is authentic Case, even the goldstone.I didn't ask about the spey. I hope I didn't offend anyone, thanks for going along my friends.
Lyle
Lyle,I didn`t post on this knife because it was fake and didn't want to be the bearer of bad news.I`m glad you came clean.Wouldn`t want you to be known as lylegg202.
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Re: Farmer's Jacks

Post by wlf » Fri Dec 21, 2018 2:14 pm

KAW wrote:Very nice Lyle... actually superb... ::tu:: 8) Great timing too...
There's a knife being offered on eBay but the blades have been so altered that it had me wondering if it actually started out as a farmers jack until I saw yours... while it's a Schrade Walden... it must be an early one as the handles & bolsters are just like yours... just too bad about the blades... and now I'm thinking he's asking too much for the shape the blades are in...
https://www.ebay.com/itm/4-2-inch-close ... 4902.l9144
Actually the one I just posted does not have full blades either. Pruner blades ,like spear blades are very hard to judge as far as fullness.
I buy roosters and farmers..........................................................jack knives [/b]

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Re: Farmer's Jacks

Post by wlf » Fri Dec 21, 2018 7:50 pm

espn77 wrote:
wlf wrote:The very first post in this thread comes full circle:
"This is a nice old pattern that you won't run across very often."

EDITED 9:42pm
As far as known, Case never manufactured this pattern.
Sorry guys I can't let it go on any longer, I don't know how long I have before I can't edit it. A repairman suggested and wanted to make a Case for fun. I guess the call for a Tested pruning blade is uncommon. The frame is Walden, I think the rest is authentic Case, even the goldstone.I didn't ask about the spey. I hope I didn't offend anyone, thanks for going along my friends.
Lyle
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Keith ,I haven't found a gun quite big enough yet.

Roger , I would have thought you knew I was kidding.
I buy roosters and farmers..........................................................jack knives [/b]

May the Father and Son bless
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Re: Farmer's Jacks

Post by JohnR » Mon Dec 31, 2018 7:02 pm

Lyle, that Schrade from Dale is a great example, congratulations.

Was able to pick up the green bone Queen so NOW I only need the MOP to complete the set.
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Re: Farmer's Jacks

Post by doglegg » Wed Feb 06, 2019 10:17 pm

Lyle your passion for Farmers Jacks finally convinced me. This one came up the other day and I was able to snag it. Great little knife. Thanks.
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Re: Farmer's Jacks

Post by KAW » Thu Feb 07, 2019 9:01 am

Very nice looking FJ's you have there JohnR & doglegg. ::tu::
Yes... Lyle had convinced me a while back, but I just have not found any yet in good condition at the right $$$ made by the mfg's I collect... that being from the Hudson Valley area of New York or a.k.a. America's "Little Sheffield"... ::shrug:: :roll:
...the search goes on... ::paranoid::
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Re: Farmer's Jacks

Post by wlf » Thu Feb 07, 2019 3:01 pm

Floyd I’m glad you joined the group. I tried to buy the black camel bone that just sold on eBay, it went higher than I was willing to give though.

As I said in the mail call thread, GEC’s attendance to quality is unequaled in modern history manufacturing.

Seems they are more desirable and more expensive than when I began Ken, but patience and perseverance will be rewarded.
I buy roosters and farmers..........................................................jack knives [/b]

May the Father and Son bless
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Re: Farmer's Jacks

Post by wlf » Thu Feb 07, 2019 3:05 pm

I think those handles are some of the prettiest of the Queen renditions John, congratulations.
I buy roosters and farmers..........................................................jack knives [/b]

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Re: Farmer's Jacks

Post by doglegg » Thu Feb 07, 2019 8:14 pm

wlf wrote:Floyd I’m glad you joined the group. I tried to buy the black camel bone that just sold on eBay, it went higher than I was willing to give though.

As I said in the mail call thread, GEC’s attendance to quality is unequaled in modern history manufacturing.

Seems they are more desirable and more expensive than when I began Ken, but patience and perseverance will be rewarded.
This one popped up over on Blade Forums. And I thought at a reasonable price.

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