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Twin set of S&W Mavericks 6061 + 6062

Twin set of S&W Mavericks 6061 + 6062

Posted by Abner Fitzwillie on Aug 6th 2019

In the 1980's Smith & Wesson introduced the Sportsman Series of Knives which included 2 extremely well engineered lock back, Stainless Steel folders named the Maverick. "The Maverick was not onl … read more
Rebuilding a leather handled Cattaraugus 225Q

Rebuilding a leather handled Cattaraugus 225Q

Posted by Steve Dirgo on May 17th 2019

While this blog shows the replacing of a leather handle on a Cattaraugus 225Q, the principles are the same in most  leather washer handled knives. First you need to search out a site that produce … read more
Valor of Miami Hattori Knives; Buck Clones?

Valor of Miami Hattori Knives; Buck Clones?

Posted by Abner Fitzwillie on Apr 11th 2019

Valor Corporation of Miami Florida existed from the late 1960s until the early 1990s. In it’s time, it was a prominent seller of low cost firearms, ammunition, firearms related accessories and a large … read more