Quite common to epoxy the handles on a 110/112 - custom makers do that routinely. As you have noticed the Buck Custom Shop offers that option - either was works. OH
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Deep in the guts of most men is buried the involuntary response to the hunter's horn, a prickle of the nape hairs, an acceleration of the pulse, an atavistic memory of his fathers, who killed first with stone, and then with club...Robert Ruark