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The Victorinox-Wenger Horn Handles thread 26059

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Re: The Victorinox-Wenger Horn Handles thread
« Reply #90 on: March 12, 2013, 05:53:36 PM »
Love those last two.... beautiful colour and pattern :tu:

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Re: The Victorinox-Wenger Horn Handles thread
« Reply #91 on: March 13, 2013, 02:53:09 AM »
Love those last two.... beautiful colour and pattern :tu:
+1

Very nice custom work, and the greyish one is quite different.  :drool:
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Re: The Victorinox-Wenger Horn Handles thread
« Reply #92 on: March 14, 2013, 10:11:31 AM »
Executive, black Buffalo horn.

It's a user, no shelf queen duties for this one...

I've got big hands and these are just such a better fit than a 58mm.




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Re: The Victorinox-Wenger Horn Handles thread
« Reply #93 on: April 02, 2013, 03:03:59 PM »
Wow, beautiful SAKs here!
How do you attach scales? I mean, are the exposed rivets that keep the knife together or what?
Cheers,

Marco
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Re: The Victorinox-Wenger Horn Handles thread
« Reply #94 on: April 02, 2013, 04:52:06 PM »
I think a lot of people use epoxy of some sort, and clamp them down while it dries.

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Re: The Victorinox-Wenger Horn Handles thread
« Reply #95 on: April 03, 2013, 06:09:12 AM »
With mine, the exposed rivets are the real thing, and most of them have the scales bonded to the outer liners for strength.

Latest could equally go here or in the Wood Scales thread, (wouldn't be the first time I've double posted something...)

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Re: The Victorinox-Wenger Horn Handles thread
« Reply #96 on: April 03, 2013, 11:10:41 AM »
Woah, Love it!
Can I ask you how to use rivets? As far as I understand you drill out the old rivets, sandwich back all of the pieces with a brass rod sticking out of the scales, peen them and then flush them out? Optional epoxy between scales and liners.
Is it the correct procedure?
Thanks,

Marco
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Re: The Victorinox-Wenger Horn Handles thread
« Reply #97 on: April 04, 2013, 10:40:17 AM »
Yep,  you got it. That's pretty much what I do.

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Re: The Victorinox-Wenger Horn Handles thread
« Reply #98 on: April 04, 2013, 08:30:36 PM »
My horns  :D
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Re: The Victorinox-Wenger Horn Handles thread
« Reply #99 on: April 14, 2013, 09:21:46 PM »
My horns  :D
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Those are great!  a real nice variety.  I don't know why there was not more talk of the Indian Horn with the shield (third down on the left).  These seem quite rare and it seems Vic's retail wows helped us get these ar good prices, if not bargains. 

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Re: The Victorinox-Wenger Horn Handles thread
« Reply #100 on: April 14, 2013, 09:54:31 PM »
Just got this in, payed 20 euro's for it. It is in great condition, I wasn't expecting that.
Snap is still strong on all tools, zero bladeplay, no bended tools, scales undamaged,
still got the old tweezers and toothpick. Blades need some polishing and sharpening,
then she will live in my pocket on sundays  :)

1942 (?) Victor.Inox Armee Suisse 205k (84mm).
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That one is super!
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Re: The Victorinox-Wenger Horn Handles thread
« Reply #101 on: April 14, 2013, 09:59:48 PM »
Sweet knife alright, but such a tease showing that armee-suisee book..awesome!
Any change we can have a peep inside?  :D
I don't read french, so I'm not sure how much interesting stuff there is in there.  It has a lot of medical stuff, and transporting of the wounded.  I'll have to translate the TOC one day.
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Re: The Victorinox-Wenger Horn Handles thread
« Reply #102 on: April 15, 2013, 12:15:03 AM »
My horns  :D
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Those are great!  a real nice variety.  I don't know why there was not more talk of the Indian Horn with the shield (third down on the left).  These seem quite rare and it seems Vic's retail wows helped us get these ar good prices, if not bargains.

Thank you!  :) not only for the compliment, but for letting me know that this model is an Indian Horn, as you said, I have not heard much about this, thanks a lot!
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Re: The Victorinox-Wenger Horn Handles thread
« Reply #103 on: April 16, 2013, 12:07:46 AM »
My horns  :D
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Very nice collection of horn handles knives, you've got there my friend.
You have much more than i have in a short time, you've been busy collecting knives.  :)
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Re: The Victorinox-Wenger Horn Handles thread
« Reply #104 on: April 16, 2013, 01:56:19 AM »
My horns  :D
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Very nice collection of horn handles knives, you've got there my friend.
You have much more than i have in a short time, you've been busy collecting knives.  :)
Hey Marios! Where have you been?! Thank you, Well remember that I mentioned that I bought a lot of knives from a very nice fellow? Well almost all these horns came in this lot, I'll pay them until August. :facepalm: but I think it was a good deal  :).
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Re: The Victorinox-Wenger Horn Handles thread
« Reply #106 on: April 17, 2013, 08:55:13 AM »
It doesn't look like horn going by the way it is shattered.

Possibly some kind of resin or plastic.

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Re: The Victorinox-Wenger Horn Handles thread
« Reply #107 on: April 17, 2013, 10:32:05 PM »
My horns  :D
(Image removed from quote.)

Very nice collection of horn handles knives, you've got there my friend.
You have much more than i have in a short time, you've been busy collecting knives.  :)
Hey Marios! Where have you been?! Thank you, Well remember that I mentioned that I bought a lot of knives from a very nice fellow? Well almost all these horns came in this lot, I'll pay them until August. :facepalm: but I think it was a good deal  :).

Well, i am working extra hours, so i haven't the spare time that i used to have.
Anyway i believe that if the price was reasonable, you had a very good deal.
This lot is not easy to gather all at once.  :tu:

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Re: The Victorinox-Wenger Horn Handles thread
« Reply #108 on: April 18, 2013, 04:09:54 PM »
My horns  :D
(Image removed from quote.)

Very nice collection of horn handles knives, you've got there my friend.
You have much more than i have in a short time, you've been busy collecting knives.  :)
Hey Marios! Where have you been?! Thank you, Well remember that I mentioned that I bought a lot of knives from a very nice fellow? Well almost all these horns came in this lot, I'll pay them until August. :facepalm: but I think it was a good deal  :).

Well, i am working extra hours, so i haven't the spare time that i used to have.
Anyway i believe that if the price was reasonable, you had a very good deal.
This lot is not easy to gather all at once.  :tu:

 :salute:
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Re: The Victorinox-Wenger Horn Handles thread
« Reply #109 on: May 04, 2013, 08:26:46 PM »
It's been a great year so far to had Horn scaled SAKs to the collection or pocket.  I finally managed to get an older one out of Europe. It's blades need a bit of work, and I only did a preliminary cleaning on it, but it was packed with years of grime and needed something before a photo. 

Stag Spartan with small clip-point/angle blade.

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Re: The Victorinox-Wenger Horn Handles thread
« Reply #110 on: May 04, 2013, 10:05:16 PM »
It's been a great year so far to had Horn scaled SAKs to the collection or pocket.  I finally managed to get an older one out of Europe. It's blades need a bit of work, and I only did a preliminary cleaning on it, but it was packed with years of grime and needed something before a photo. 

Stag Spartan with small clip-point/angle blade.

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Wow, thats a nice one! Please post more pictures after all cleaning done, it seems to me perfect just with the initial cleaning.... :tu:
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Re: The Victorinox-Wenger Horn Handles thread
« Reply #111 on: May 05, 2013, 04:56:16 PM »
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Wow, thats a nice one! Please post more pictures after all cleaning done, it seems to me perfect just with the initial cleaning.... :tu:
Sorry, but that's not likely to happen since if you look where the blades have no refelection it is because they are all scratched up from sharpening.  I don't have time right now to polish them back up, so the knife will go into the needs-tlc box for quite a while until I have time to get to those.  There is not much else to see though; if you have something specific in mind maybe I can take a pic before it goes into nomansland.
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Re: The Victorinox-Wenger Horn Handles thread
« Reply #112 on: May 10, 2013, 09:28:48 PM »
Horn scales Inoxyd knife 2 blade 84mm's. I like the yellow side. The other side seems more bland in color.




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Re: The Victorinox-Wenger Horn Handles thread
« Reply #113 on: May 10, 2013, 10:06:30 PM »
That's a very good looking SAK Wayne.

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Re: The Victorinox-Wenger Horn Handles thread
« Reply #114 on: May 11, 2013, 05:18:21 AM »
Oh That's different.  The lighter side has lots of character.  Very Nice!
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Re: The Victorinox-Wenger Horn Handles thread
« Reply #115 on: May 25, 2013, 09:18:04 PM »
Picked up a like-new Ambassador with buffalo horn scales, no toothpick, tweezers or keyring on this one. 



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Re: The Victorinox-Wenger Horn Handles thread
« Reply #116 on: May 25, 2013, 09:27:11 PM »
That's a beauty!!!
I'm still searching for a 74mm one with horn scales.

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Re: The Victorinox-Wenger Horn Handles thread
« Reply #117 on: May 26, 2013, 02:27:28 AM »
That's a beauty!!!
I'm still searching for a 74mm one with horn scales.
+1
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Re: The Victorinox-Wenger Horn Handles thread
« Reply #118 on: October 25, 2013, 04:49:38 PM »
Bump :)








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Re: The Victorinox-Wenger Horn Handles thread
« Reply #119 on: October 26, 2013, 04:26:08 PM »
Beautiful Reinier! Congratulations, one of my goals is finding those horn scaled with apparent rivets, they are really beautiful. Nice score!  :tu:

 

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