Greetings from Bavaria

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Greetings from Bavaria

Postby bigbore » Thu Apr 13, 2017 9:38 pm

Hi,
i am Erwin, retired from Deutsche Bahn and collecting knives since 25y.
My main interest at this time is in Swingguard and Barlow.

My newest catch

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Re: Greetings from Bavaria

Postby montemojo » Thu Apr 13, 2017 10:11 pm

Welcome to AAPK Bigbore, great looking knife. I see you figured out how to post pictures. There are plenty of intelligent friendly people here who love pictures. So ask questions,post pictures, and most of all enjoy!

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Re: Greetings from Bavaria

Postby Colonel26 » Fri Apr 14, 2017 12:00 am

Welcome! It's always interesting to see the collections of the members from other parts of the world.
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Re: Greetings from Bavaria

Postby jerryd6818 » Fri Apr 14, 2017 12:14 am

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Re: Greetings from Bavaria

Postby Mumbleypeg » Fri Apr 14, 2017 2:28 am

Welcome to AAPK bigbore. You live in a beautiful area. Who is the maker of your swing guard?

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Re: Greetings from Bavaria

Postby RalphAlsip » Fri Apr 14, 2017 3:49 am

Erwin, welcome to AAPK. Very nice Northwoods swinguard, ::tu:: ::tu::

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Re: Greetings from Bavaria

Postby bigbore » Fri Apr 14, 2017 8:10 am

Thank you gentlemen.

Mumbleypeg: The Swingguard is marked :
Northwoods
Gladstone USA

I think that is a older Northwoods bevore KSF got the Brand.
It should be made by Queen Cutlery.
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Re: Greetings from Bavaria

Postby TripleF » Fri Apr 14, 2017 9:11 am

Hi Erwin! ::welcome::
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Re: Greetings from Bavaria

Postby Chase » Fri Apr 14, 2017 10:57 am

Welcome Erwin! Glad to have you here at AAPK.

Swing guards are one of my favorite knives as well. I am partial to the Canal Street Cutlery variety, although they closed their factory last year. I have about 6 or 8 different handled ones and always looking to add to them when I can find any.

Pull up a seat and gather round the site....lots of great folks here that just love to talk knives and there is a wealth of knowledge her as well.

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Re: Greetings from Bavaria

Postby Quick Steel » Fri Apr 14, 2017 3:24 pm

Welcome aboard Erwin. ::handshake:: I lived in Bavaria for a year, Munich [Munchen] area; a beautiful part of the world.
Looking for clean EOs from very good to excellent to minty to new.

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Re: Greetings from Bavaria

Postby treefarmer » Tue Apr 18, 2017 3:32 am

Welcome to AAPK, Erwin! ::handshake:: Your username, "bigbore", does that refer to large a caliber firearm or large, cubic inch V-8 engines? :)
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Re: Greetings from Bavaria

Postby bigbore » Tue Apr 18, 2017 7:17 am

S&W 25 4" in .45lc
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Re: Greetings from Bavaria

Postby treefarmer » Tue Apr 18, 2017 4:20 pm

Thanks bigbore,
Now we're on the same page. ::tu:: , nice revolver and it is a big bore!
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Re: Greetings from Bavaria

Postby bigbore » Tue Apr 18, 2017 7:23 pm

My second Hobby
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