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Huntsman owners club 35491

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Re: Huntsman owners club
« Reply #180 on: November 03, 2017, 01:34:04 PM »
That sure is a beauty!  My '83 has the groove just like yours.  I'm no expert, but I'd say yours is a pre-1986 from the groove.  The main blade should have VICTORINOX all in one font too. Love that box!!

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Re: Huntsman owners club
« Reply #181 on: November 03, 2017, 02:15:17 PM »
Nice find, EMZ!   :tu:

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Re: Huntsman owners club
« Reply #182 on: November 03, 2017, 03:02:10 PM »
I take it back about the groove on my '83... it's clearly there.  I don't know which knife of mine has a faint groove  :facepalm:

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Re: Huntsman owners club
« Reply #183 on: November 04, 2017, 06:24:26 AM »
I probably need to get some more photos of my only Huntsman but here it is again...

Huntsman - Silver Tech by NorCal Jim, on Flickr

I just love the SilverTech scales!

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Re: Huntsman owners club
« Reply #184 on: November 04, 2017, 04:58:27 PM »
Jim,

The Silvertech scales are really nice, no doubt. Now, I hate to have to be the one to break this to you, but you will need to get another Huntsman with darker scales. You see, that Silvertech Huntsman would just be too easy to lose in all this snow.....



(We've gotten about 10" of snow over the past 3 days. You guys down South get any?)
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Re: Huntsman owners club
« Reply #185 on: November 04, 2017, 10:51:19 PM »
Jim,

The Silvertech scales are really nice, no doubt. Now, I hate to have to be the one to break this to you, but you will need to get another Huntsman with darker scales. You see, that Silvertech Huntsman would just be too easy to lose in all this snow.....

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(We've gotten about 10" of snow over the past 3 days. You guys down South get any?)

No snow here...it's been almost 30 years since I have been to see the snow. :)

This is my 3rd SilverTech.  I had forgotten about my SilverTech Explorer and I had recently purchased a new SilverTech Spartan from Amazon.

I had looked at a few Huntsman, including this morning when I spotted a BSA Huntsman but it was in so-so condition.

Jim
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Re: Huntsman owners club
« Reply #186 on: November 05, 2017, 03:21:25 AM »
For me, the Huntsman is the Iconic Swiss Army Knife.

It may be that other SAK's are more popular (Classic) or more historic (Soldier), but the Huntsman with it's collection of classic SAK tools (scissors, saw, corkscrew) becomes the iconic SAK. And for good reason, what a great knife.....

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Agree, and I find use for that p-hook!  :salute:
Like the smaller Waiter and amazing Spartan too.......... :ahhh

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Re: Huntsman owners club
« Reply #187 on: November 18, 2017, 02:51:33 PM »
A Huntsman looks at its best in camo scales.
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Re: Huntsman owners club
« Reply #188 on: November 18, 2017, 09:54:31 PM »
A Huntsman looks at its best in camo scales.

Might look at its best ... but I'd worry I'd never find it if I dropped it ... so it's not camo for me :salute:

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Re: Huntsman owners club
« Reply #189 on: November 18, 2017, 10:07:44 PM »
I know, I learned that the hard way. My camo Fireman worked its way out of my pocket more than once; fortunately I noticed soon enough and found it again. I solved the problem by adding an orange lanyard, and using a zippered pocket.
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Re: Huntsman owners club
« Reply #190 on: November 19, 2017, 12:58:38 AM »
A Huntsman looks at its best in camo scales.

Might look at its best ... but I'd worry I'd never find it if I dropped it ... so it's not camo for me :salute:

I imagine that's why you don't like green too?

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Re: Huntsman owners club
« Reply #191 on: November 19, 2017, 02:11:36 AM »
For me, the Huntsman is the Iconic Swiss Army Knife.

It may be that other SAK's are more popular (Classic) or more historic (Soldier), but the Huntsman with it's collection of classic SAK tools (scissors, saw, corkscrew) becomes the iconic SAK. And for good reason, what a great knife.....

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Agree! Uphook too!

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Re: Huntsman owners club
« Reply #192 on: December 08, 2017, 06:04:16 PM »
 :salute:

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Re: Huntsman owners club
« Reply #193 on: December 09, 2017, 01:47:51 AM »
Huntsman hanging w/ Galileo.
Aw... El pooch ! Woof

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Re: Huntsman owners club
« Reply #194 on: December 15, 2017, 12:14:31 AM »
Had mine out with the CD today

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Re: Huntsman owners club
« Reply #195 on: December 27, 2017, 03:33:59 AM »
Anyone got a line on Staglow scales?
Swiss Bianco said no.... :ahhh

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Re: Huntsman owners club
« Reply #196 on: January 05, 2018, 06:01:40 PM »
Mine with a cuppa!

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Re: Huntsman owners club
« Reply #197 on: January 05, 2018, 07:19:27 PM »
Mine with a cuppa!
Me too Barry,  Spartan gets a day off.

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Re: Huntsman owners club
« Reply #198 on: January 06, 2018, 02:16:03 AM »
 :like: :tu: :salute:

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Re: Huntsman owners club
« Reply #200 on: January 12, 2018, 11:40:38 PM »
Huntsman in Northern Arizona, touring some pueblo ruins :D

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Re: Huntsman owners club
« Reply #201 on: January 18, 2018, 10:59:51 PM »
Four layer Friday Huntsman continues to Spartan Saturday as I'll be away and may need extras, the saw I highly doubt, but that's why we prep ....

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Re: Huntsman owners club
« Reply #202 on: January 19, 2018, 11:11:48 AM »
Hmmm. Does my Aquatic Huntsman (with extra layer and containing fish scaler and chisel) qualify?



I'd not mind either way; if the mod (and Swiss Champ origin) disqualifies the knife, you may keep the pic :D

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Re: Huntsman owners club
« Reply #203 on: January 19, 2018, 07:38:15 PM »
I don't make the rules but that thing is awesome! :tu: :like:

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Re: Huntsman owners club
« Reply #204 on: January 19, 2018, 08:52:25 PM »
+1! :like:

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Re: Huntsman owners club
« Reply #205 on: January 25, 2018, 02:52:47 AM »
Nice Zippo, should we start a colectors thread? Some are beyond cool!!   :cheers:

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Re: Huntsman owners club
« Reply #206 on: March 27, 2018, 03:05:08 AM »
Hope the Fire Fly kickstart is ready to go, would be great in a Huntsman toothpick slot, strike it with the back edge of the saw...

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Re: Huntsman owners club
« Reply #207 on: April 01, 2018, 03:59:27 AM »
Hope the Fire Fly kickstart is ready to go, would be great in a Huntsman toothpick slot, strike it with the back edge of the saw...
They say it is so I ordered plus scales...

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Re: Huntsman owners club
« Reply #208 on: April 07, 2018, 02:50:55 AM »
Departing for Spartan Saturday, see you again for 4 layer Friday..... :cheers:

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Re: Huntsman owners club
« Reply #209 on: April 07, 2018, 04:18:14 AM »
Not sure how I missed this thread.
The Huntsman (small 84mm) is the most expensive SAK I've ever purchased.  I had to pay dearly since it was mint in box.


Second one in the photo below:
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