Buck Fixed Blades

Hoyt Buck produced the first Buck Knife in 1902. Hoyt and his son Al moved to San Diego and set up shop as H.H. Buck & Son in 1947. Al Buck revolutionized the knife industry in 1964 with the infamous Model 110 Folding Hunter. The company's innovative history and attention to quality have made for many great collectible knives.
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Re: Buck Fixed Blades

Postby Old Hunter » Fri Jun 28, 2019 1:45 am

Ed, I had forgotten just how nice your Cherrywood handle collection of Buck 100 series was - those are beautiful - glad I stumbled across this thread again! OH
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Re: Buck Fixed Blades

Postby New_Windsor_NY » Tue Jul 02, 2019 6:22 pm

This is my one and only Buck fixed blade knife. A Buck 119 that I bought new in 2004. It does have the original sheath, just not pictured.
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Re: Buck Fixed Blades

Postby eveled » Sun Jul 07, 2019 12:39 pm

Old Hunter wrote:Ed, I had forgotten just how nice your Cherrywood handle collection of Buck 100 series was - those are beautiful - glad I stumbled across this thread again! OH


Thanks OH. I’ve always enjoyed your action shots cleaning animals. I don’t do enough of that.

The Cherrywood thing started because I needed a caper to complete my 100 series set. Buck put both the Caper and the Skinner on their web special page so I had to have them. Both high polish. They really go together. Then as they became available I bought each one.
I have a Cherrywood 212 on the way now.

I’m also working on a Stag set now but it is slow going. They just aren’t releasing new models with stag handles. Probably good for my bank account.

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Re: Buck Fixed Blades

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Re: Buck Fixed Blades

Postby Old Hunter » Sun Jul 07, 2019 11:47 pm

Nice 119 NWNY, you're on your way!

Yeah, the stag handled are tough, my only one is a 120 from the early 1980's. The Cherrywood series is a nice combination of red and and natural materials that really compliment the clean lines of the 100 series. OH
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Re: Buck Fixed Blades

Postby philco » Mon Jul 08, 2019 12:29 am

I'm glad this thread popped back up. I missed it the first time. Love seeing those Buck fixed blades. Thanks for sharing them guys. ::tu::

Here's a display I fixed up with some of my Buck fixed blade knives. I just might have to add one of those 117s. :wink:
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Re: Buck Fixed Blades

Postby eveled » Mon Jul 08, 2019 12:51 am

Thats a nice display Phil. Definitely grab a 117. It’s a sweet knife. Not too big not too small. It fits perfectly between the 102 and 119.

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Re: Buck Fixed Blades

Postby Old Hunter » Mon Jul 08, 2019 4:39 pm

Nice Phil and Ed - now you gents need a 212 in addition to a 117! The new models keep coming! OH
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Re: Buck Fixed Blades

Postby eveled » Tue Jul 09, 2019 4:57 pm

I’ve been using a 212 for a couple of months now. Except for it’s sweeping grind it’s a great knife. I corrected mine by adding a wide but shallow sharpening choil. Which is a great place to strike a ferry rod.

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I have the jigged Buffalo one, Red Lucite, Cherrywood, and elk versions. I don’t have the black phenolic one yet

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Re: Buck Fixed Blades

Postby eveled » Tue Jul 09, 2019 4:58 pm

Sorry this is a better shot of the choil.
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Re: Buck Fixed Blades

Postby Old Hunter » Thu Jul 11, 2019 12:12 am

Good mod on the choil Ed. Mine came today - standard model of 420HC stainless - very sharp out of the box and with a minimal leather sheath - USA made too. OH
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Re: Buck Fixed Blades

Postby TripleF » Thu Jul 11, 2019 10:25 am

Am a huge fan of the BUCK VANGUARD...
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Re: Buck Fixed Blades

Postby eveled » Thu Jul 11, 2019 1:32 pm

Looks good Old Hunter. I need to get that one too. I did just get the Cherrywood version to go with that set.

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Re: Buck Fixed Blades

Postby doglegg » Thu Jul 11, 2019 1:42 pm

TripleF wrote:Am a huge fan of the BUCK VANGUARD...

Knice pic Scott. Well composed. I like it. ::tu::

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Re: Buck Fixed Blades

Postby XX Case XX » Sun Jul 14, 2019 1:40 pm

eveled wrote:I highly recommend getting them all.

What model# is this knife of yours? It looks like a 119.

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