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Camper Collective 10516

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Re: Camper Collective
« Reply #30 on: November 05, 2017, 09:58:05 PM »
Love my Camper II. Just got it a couple months ago through Amazon crazy inexpensive!

I pair it up with any Leatherman with scissors and I'm good to go. The nylon scales seem softer yet more resilient, as a willow weather's the storm. Seems like they aren't as brittle as cellidor and might get scratched or gouged rather than shatter if dropped onto concrete or a rock.
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Re: Camper Collective
« Reply #31 on: November 06, 2017, 01:46:58 AM »
Nylon scales are rad :tu:

“All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence, and then success is sure.” - Mark Twain
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Re: Camper Collective
« Reply #32 on: November 06, 2017, 01:50:14 AM »
Galileo says, "gee whiz, I wish we were REALLY camping".

But honestly, for being a water dog he HATES being in water.  ??? :think: :facepalm:


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Re: Camper Collective
« Reply #33 on: November 06, 2017, 02:22:51 AM »
As if carrying two large multitools wasn't enough, I camped out with my oldest last night.  My back, hips, ....... just aren't what they used to be.  I'm liking everything about Camping except the sleeping!!!   :facepalm:

Barry
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Re: Camper Collective
« Reply #34 on: November 06, 2017, 02:44:17 AM »
As if carrying two large multitools wasn't enough, I camped out with my oldest last night.  My back, hips, ....... just aren't what they used to be.  I'm liking everything about Camping except the sleeping!!!   :facepalm:

You're making me feel lazy, Barry!  Now is the perfect time of year for desert camping!

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Re: Camper Collective
« Reply #35 on: November 06, 2017, 03:15:07 AM »
A couple special runs of Campers: Glarnerland (Swiss region), and US National Parks.



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Re: Camper Collective
« Reply #36 on: November 07, 2017, 12:20:43 AM »
Gorgeous knives!! 

Barry
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Re: Camper Collective
« Reply #37 on: November 07, 2017, 12:21:39 AM »
Ha!  My boys keep me going El C!

Barry
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Re: Camper Collective
« Reply #38 on: November 07, 2017, 10:30:14 PM »
As if carrying two large multitools wasn't enough, I camped out with my oldest last night.  My back, hips, ....... just aren't what they used to be.  I'm liking everything about Camping except the sleeping!!!   :facepalm:

Well, I guess it's time to look at the Camper's cousin Picnicker if sleeping is too much.
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Re: Camper Collective
« Reply #39 on: November 07, 2017, 11:05:45 PM »
 :rofl: I better stick to Camping!!

Barry
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Re: Camper Collective
« Reply #40 on: November 07, 2017, 11:14:57 PM »
Ibuprofen is your friend Barry  :D

Love that you go camping with your boys  :like:

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Re: Camper Collective
« Reply #41 on: November 08, 2017, 01:53:05 AM »
 :cheers: Thanks Mags!  Actually Ibuprofen and I go waaaaay back my friend!!

Barry
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Re: Camper Collective
« Reply #42 on: November 10, 2017, 10:17:22 PM »
Thanks to the incredible generosity of El Corkscrew, I'm the proud of a pre-85 Camper with those wonderful Camping scales!!!  :ahhh :ahhh :ahhh :ahhh :ahhh :mail:

Barry
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Re: Camper Collective
« Reply #43 on: November 10, 2017, 11:00:35 PM »
A couple special runs of Campers: Glarnerland (Swiss region), and US National Parks.
Those Campers are beautiful ColoSwiss!  :like: :tu: :tu:
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Re: Camper Collective
« Reply #44 on: November 10, 2017, 11:01:41 PM »
Thanks to the incredible generosity of El Corkscrew, I'm the proud of a pre-85 Camper with those wonderful Camping scales!!!  :ahhh :ahhh :ahhh :ahhh :ahhh :mail:

Nice Camper Barry.
I love the Camping scales.  :like: :tu: :tu:
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Re: Camper Collective
« Reply #45 on: November 10, 2017, 11:14:04 PM »
Thanks Vicman!  I've wanted one with those scales since seeing Folder's,  but they are hard to come by.  El C hooked me up with a gorgeous one!  This forum is a very special group of people!!

Barry
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Re: Camper Collective
« Reply #46 on: November 10, 2017, 11:57:17 PM »
Congratulations, Barry!

The inlay Teepee logo is the most desirable Camper logo in my opinion. Earlier this year, I acquired a NOS mint in box Camper with the stamped logo. As of today's mail delivery, I am also the proud new owner of an inlay logo Camper...

Camper with inlay Teepee Logo by NorCal Jim, on Flickr
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Re: Camper Collective
« Reply #47 on: November 11, 2017, 01:10:26 AM »
Thanks to the incredible generosity of El Corkscrew, I'm the proud of a pre-85 Camper with those wonderful Camping scales!!!  :ahhh :ahhh :ahhh :ahhh :ahhh :mail:

 :tu: I'm glad it got there, B!  I LOVE the Hoffritz Super Tinker!!! Will post pics soon.  :cheers:

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Re: Camper Collective
« Reply #48 on: November 11, 2017, 03:51:39 AM »
Congratulations, Barry!

The inlay Teepee logo is the most desirable Camper logo in my opinion. Earlier this year, I acquired a NOS mint in box Camper with the stamped logo. As of today's mail delivery, I am also the proud new owner of an inlay logo Camper...

Camper with inlay Teepee Logo by NorCal Jim, on Flickr

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Re: Camper Collective
« Reply #49 on: November 11, 2017, 04:30:00 AM »
That is fantastic. Congratulations, Barry, and well deserved!

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Re: Camper Collective
« Reply #50 on: November 11, 2017, 08:35:26 AM »
Congrats Barry :cheers: That's a beauty.  El C is a generous knight and a credit to the 'hood (SAKhood  :D).  :salute:

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Re: Camper Collective
« Reply #51 on: November 11, 2017, 12:51:15 PM »
Thanks everyone and I agree Mags...a great Knight indeed!  There are quite a few really great ones here my friend!!  :salute:

Barry
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Re: Camper Collective
« Reply #52 on: November 11, 2017, 02:58:17 PM »
Congratulations, Barry!

The inlay Teepee logo is the most desirable Camper logo in my opinion. Earlier this year, I acquired a NOS mint in box Camper with the stamped logo. As of today's mail delivery, I am also the proud new owner of an inlay logo Camper...

Congratulations on the mint Camper. It is a beauty!  :like: :tu: :tu: :cheers:
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Re: Camper Collective
« Reply #53 on: November 11, 2017, 04:45:06 PM »
Pre-Saw Camper

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Re: Camper Collective
« Reply #54 on: November 11, 2017, 05:11:35 PM »
Pre-Saw Camper

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 :like:

Now that is a special Camper!

:tu:

Jim
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Re: Camper Collective
« Reply #55 on: November 11, 2017, 05:16:23 PM »
I too love the camping scales, and bought a contemporary pair.

Are any models other than the camper and ranger "native" camping scale bearers?

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Re: Camper Collective
« Reply #56 on: November 11, 2017, 09:27:23 PM »
I too love the camping scales, and bought a contemporary pair.

Are any models other than the camper and ranger "native" camping scale bearers?

In the absence of someone replying who can speak more authoritatively, I thought your question deserved a reply. I have looked extensively but the Camper and Ranger are the only "Native" teepee logo scales as far as I know. If there are others, I would be very much surprised. I have seen posts explaining the various logos from inlay to foil stamped with comparison photos. In other words, there is variation among the teepee logos but the examples I have seen were all Campers and Rangers.

Jim
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Re: Camper Collective
« Reply #57 on: November 11, 2017, 10:23:31 PM »

In the absence of someone replying who can speak more authoritatively, I thought your question deserved a reply. I have looked extensively but the Camper and Ranger are the only "Native" teepee logo scales as far as I know. If there are others, I would be very much surprised. I have seen posts explaining the various logos from inlay to foil stamped with comparison photos. In other words, there is variation among the teepee logos but the examples I have seen were all Campers and Rangers.

Jim

Cheers for that :tu:
I reckon they would look appropriate on any outdoors type knife, like explorers, swisschamps and the like.
I might have a go at carving a copy onto an 84mm nylon scale, if I ever get around to recreating a camper in that size.
-Tom

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Re: Camper Collective
« Reply #58 on: November 12, 2017, 01:45:55 AM »
 :salute: Thanks Vicman!  I love it!!
Congratulations, Barry!

The inlay Teepee logo is the most desirable Camper logo in my opinion. Earlier this year, I acquired a NOS mint in box Camper with the stamped logo. As of today's mail delivery, I am also the proud new owner of an inlay logo Camper...

Congratulations on the mint Camper. It is a beauty!  :like: :tu: :tu: :cheers:

Barry
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Re: Camper Collective
« Reply #59 on: November 12, 2017, 01:47:14 AM »
Steve that's a real beauty!!

Barry

 

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