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Buck 112's Let's see them ! 3807

Global Moderator Abandon All Hope Ye Who Enter Here... Posts: 45,570
Buck 112's Let's see them !
« on: February 06, 2018, 10:04:52 PM »
Buck 110's little brother the 112 let's see them  :tu:




My dad bought this for me for my 13th birthday back in the early eighties. I picked this one over the regular one cause I thought the finger grooves were cool and I still do.  :tu:


click on pics for zoomable version

20180206_144017 by SteveC, on Flickr


20180206_144127 by SteveC, on Flickr
« Last Edit: February 07, 2018, 12:01:22 AM by SteveC »
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Re: Buck 112's Let's see them !
« Reply #1 on: February 06, 2018, 10:21:49 PM »
The 112 has a great grip, even without finger grooves. Such a sweet little knife. Substantial, to be sure, but can ride in a pocket.



I bought this one at the Buck factory in Idaho. Nice people.

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Re: Buck 112's Let's see them !
« Reply #2 on: February 06, 2018, 10:26:11 PM »
Nice one Nix !    :like: :tu:
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Re: Buck 112's Let's see them !
« Reply #3 on: February 06, 2018, 11:23:39 PM »
Here are 3 112's and a 422
Click on 723.66 and 709.94 for best picture.
« Last Edit: February 06, 2018, 11:25:37 PM by VICMAN »
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Re: Buck 112's Let's see them !
« Reply #4 on: February 06, 2018, 11:28:14 PM »
Buck 110's little brother the 112 let's see them  :tu:




My dad bought this for me for my 13th birthday back in the early eighties. I picked this one over the regular one cause I thought the finger grooves were cool and I still do.  :tu:

Nice pics Steve.
That was a really cool 13th birthday present. If I had gotten one of those at 13 it would have been a really big deal.
Thanks for sharing. :like: :tu: :tu:
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Re: Buck 112's Let's see them !
« Reply #5 on: February 06, 2018, 11:29:10 PM »
The 112 has a great grip, even without finger grooves. Such a sweet little knife. Substantial, to be sure, but can ride in a pocket.

I bought this one at the Buck factory in Idaho. Nice people.
Great pic Nix,
I agree about the grip on a 112.
I would love to go to the Buck factory. :like: :tu: :tu:
« Last Edit: February 06, 2018, 11:37:46 PM by VICMAN »
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Re: Buck 112's Let's see them !
« Reply #6 on: February 06, 2018, 11:59:11 PM »
Nice ones Vman !    And it was a really big deal when I got it   :D
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Re: Buck 112's Let's see them !
« Reply #7 on: February 07, 2018, 12:02:45 AM »
Vman it looks like yours might be the same year as mine. You can click on my pics for an up close look at the tang stamp   :tu:
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Re: Buck 112's Let's see them !
« Reply #8 on: February 07, 2018, 12:04:26 AM »
Buck 110's little brother the 112 let's see them  :tu:




My dad bought this for me for my 13th birthday back in the early eighties. I picked this one over the regular one cause I thought the finger grooves were cool and I still do.  :tu:


click on pics for zoomable version

20180206_144017 by SteveC, on Flickr


20180206_144127 by SteveC, on Flickr
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Re: Buck 112's Let's see them !
« Reply #9 on: February 07, 2018, 01:02:47 AM »
The 112 model is one knife that has been on my list.  Yet, to find one in any stores that I have found Buck knives.  Either they sell very fast, or retailers do not order, or Buck does not offer to distribution channel allowing any margin. 

May have to order from factory, actually 2, one stock for EDC and one customized.   

I like my 110, and love the 55.   The 112 should be equally lovable in my mits. 


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« Reply #10 on: February 07, 2018, 01:08:46 AM »
It's funny, I've spoken with a number of guys who find their way to the 112 and end up deciding it's their favorite knife. I get that. I really like 110's, but the 112 has this innate appeal. Very handy knife and easier to tote than a 110. And there is a subtle difference in the grip of the 112 that I find very appealing. You definitely need to give one a try.  :tu:

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Buck 112's Let's see them !
« Reply #11 on: February 07, 2018, 01:20:49 AM »
Deleted, duplicate, Error with browser.  LC
« Last Edit: February 07, 2018, 01:23:27 AM by LoopCutter »

If I start and end the day above ground, it is a good day!

Hope yours is as good!
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Re: Buck 112's Let's see them !
« Reply #12 on: February 07, 2018, 01:27:49 AM »
I will, for now it is about the hunt.  Yet I know where to find one when... I can not wait any longer.  ;)


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Re: Buck 112's Let's see them !
« Reply #13 on: February 07, 2018, 03:45:54 PM »
 :like: :tu:
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Re: Buck 112's Let's see them !
« Reply #14 on: February 07, 2018, 03:51:36 PM »
Vman it looks like yours might be the same year as mine. You can click on my pics for an up close look at the tang stamp   :tu:
I looked at your pics and mine is the same year as yours.
That's pretty cool. I thought when I first saw your pictures that it looked like mine. :tu: :tu: :cheers:

I am carrying mine today.
« Last Edit: February 07, 2018, 03:54:22 PM by VICMAN »
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« Reply #15 on: February 07, 2018, 04:06:14 PM »
I will, for now it is about the hunt.  Yet I know where to find one when... I can not wait any longer.  ;)


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Re: Buck 112's Let's see them !
« Reply #16 on: February 07, 2018, 04:12:35 PM »
Vman it looks like yours might be the same year as mine. You can click on my pics for an up close look at the tang stamp   :tu:
I looked at your pics and mine is the same year as yours.
That's pretty cool. I thought when I first saw your pictures that it looked like mine. :tu: :tu: :cheers:

I am carrying mine today.

Very cool !     :like: :tu:

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Re: Buck 112's Let's see them !
« Reply #17 on: February 07, 2018, 05:42:44 PM »

Vman it looks like yours might be the same year as mine. You can click on my pics for an up close look at the tang stamp   :tu:
I looked at your pics and mine is the same year as yours.
That's pretty cool. I thought when I first saw your pictures that it looked like mine. :tu: :tu: :cheers:

I am carrying mine today.
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Very cool !     :like: :tu:
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In 1981, when I was 30, a friend of mine wanted a black powder rifle I had, so I suggested that we go to the local gun shop and find something that he could buy to trade me for the rifle. When I saw the finger grooves on the Buck 112 I had to have it, so he bought it and swapped it for the rifle.

That's the rest of the story.

« Last Edit: February 07, 2018, 05:44:16 PM by VICMAN »
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« Reply #18 on: February 07, 2018, 05:52:09 PM »
Nice, that memory adds to the sentimental value for sure.  :cheers:

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Re: Buck 112's Let's see them !
« Reply #19 on: February 07, 2018, 05:59:06 PM »
Cool story !

It would have been 1980 when I got mine, took a trip over to St. Paul to Joe's sporting goods. Knowing my dad they must of had a sale on to go all the way over there just for a knife.   :D


Just put a coat of mink oil on my sheath  :tu:
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Re: Buck 112's Let's see them !
« Reply #20 on: February 07, 2018, 07:33:15 PM »
Cool story !

Just put a coat of mink oil on my sheath  :tu:

That is a great memory of you and your dad.
Good idea about the sheath, I better oil my sheath.
Your sheath looks like it is in the same condition mine is. They have held up fine.
« Last Edit: February 07, 2018, 07:41:42 PM by VICMAN »
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Re: Buck 112's Let's see them !
« Reply #21 on: February 07, 2018, 07:34:49 PM »
Nice, that memory adds to the sentimental value for sure.  :cheers:
It sure does.
It's like a little time machine. Just seeing the knife instantly transports me back to the day I got it.
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Re: Buck 112's Let's see them !
« Reply #22 on: February 07, 2018, 07:50:07 PM »
Some very nice Bucks guys :cheers:

I don't have one of these either :dwts:

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« Reply #23 on: February 07, 2018, 07:52:42 PM »

I don't have one of these either :dwts:


Yer killin' me here...... :facepalm:

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Re: Buck 112's Let's see them !
« Reply #24 on: February 07, 2018, 09:24:58 PM »
My 3-dot Buck 112 from 1980/1981:













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« Reply #25 on: February 07, 2018, 09:32:56 PM »
 :like:

great shots. sweet knife!

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Re: Buck 112's Let's see them !
« Reply #26 on: February 07, 2018, 10:26:58 PM »
My 3-dot Buck 112 from 1980/1981:


Nice pics kwakster!
SteveC and I both have 3-dot Buck 112's too. :like: :tu: :tu:
« Last Edit: February 07, 2018, 10:28:23 PM by VICMAN »
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« Reply #27 on: February 07, 2018, 10:33:28 PM »
My 3-dot Buck 112 from 1980/1981:


Nice pics kwakster!
SteveC and I both have 3-dot Buck 112's too. :like: :tu: :tu:


+1    :cheers:

Seems like it was a popular year   :D
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« Reply #28 on: February 08, 2018, 11:05:58 PM »
Here's an interesting one:



The steel is 5160. Scales are stabilized wood (probably Buck's Diamond Wood).

I'm a sucker for 5160. It isn't very stain resistant being a medium-carbon spring steel, but it sure seems to take an edge and is as tough as....an old Ford-150 leaf spring. Buck doesn't seem to use it much, but I'd kinda like to see some more of their 110's and 112's in 5160.

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« Reply #29 on: February 08, 2018, 11:44:28 PM »
Nice !     :like: :tu:

 

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