Folding Machete?

Discussion in 'Other Weapons' started by HKSlinger, Feb 8, 2011.

  1. HKSlinger

    HKSlinger New Member

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    Has anyone here ever seen a folding machete? I remember when I was a kid in the mid '60s finding one in the field across from our house. I brought it home to show everyone and never saw it again. Probably because I was around 7 at the time and would of hacked the hell out of everything in sight. I think I remember it having a leather handle. I don't think it was as long when open as the standard G.I. type of today. Anyway, was just thinkin' about it for some reason.
     
  2. Benning Boy

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    Yep. WW2 era, a repro is still made.
     

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  3. HKSlinger

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    From what I remember, that could be it! I don't remember an edge guard sticking out the other end,if that's what that is. I wonder if it was some kind of "survival" knife? Happen to know where a guy could find one?
     
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  4. HKSlinger

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    I googled it, and all I saw was original WWII stuff. At over $300 I'll keep the G.I. one I've got.
     
  5. Benning Boy

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    Try Atlanta Cutlery, they have/had a nice repro. Factory sharp.

    I could be off here, but I think this was part of an Air Force survival kit.
     
  6. Benning Boy

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  7. Dillinger

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    I thought SOG was making some sort of folding saw/hacker.....

    Nope. Just a folding camp saw.

    No use here, move along JD. :eek:
     
  8. HKSlinger

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    That looks more like what I remember. Thanks for your research. Pretty cool sight too.
     
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  9. M14sRock

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    These are great. I have an original and they are very well made. The edge guards were typically lost, so an orig with the guard is nice to find.
     
  10. Benning Boy

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    Your house must be enormous. Where did you get all of this stuff, and how do I get it too?
     
  11. M14sRock

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    Modest house. I have been collecting military blades since I was about 10. I just see them at flea markets, swap meets, gun shows, etc. And people know me as "that guy" so when they inherit cool stuff I always end up with it.

    If I have some time this weekend, I'll post some of the bayos and knives.
     
  12. HKSlinger

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    Well Rock, I think you just dated yourself. According to my calculation from all the stuff I've seen,you are 112, give or take a year.:D
     
  13. Dillinger

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    *there goes the after hike water* :p
     
  14. M14sRock

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    Haha. That's pretty good. Effed up, but good.:rolleyes:
     
  15. HKSlinger

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    Just good natured fun my friend.:):p;):D