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Buck 112

Postby JIMJC » Wed Feb 15, 2017 11:05 pm

So I'm new to knives, I've collected 8 knives so far, of which 3 are keepers, the rest will go. Anyway I've handled a Buck 112/110 and like it and would like to add different custom wood/composite scales to the ones I purchase.

Question: The Buck factory knives I like do not have rivets holding the wood scales in, so can I assume that the wood is held in with epoxy or some other adhesive? Thanks Jim

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Re: Buck 112

Postby garddogg56 » Thu Feb 16, 2017 12:27 am

WELCOME ::handshake:: a lot of the 300 series Bucks have catch pins turned out of the bolster liners in to the scales .
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Re: Buck 112

Postby Old Hunter » Thu Feb 16, 2017 10:27 am

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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Re: Buck 112

Postby JIMJC » Thu Feb 16, 2017 3:49 pm

Thanks guys, the scales would be easier to remove if they were installed without epoxy but if it's that way I'll deal with it.

I really like the idea of changing the buck 110/112 scales after seeing some of the limited additions.

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Re: Buck 112

Postby KnifeSlinger#81 » Thu Feb 16, 2017 3:59 pm

You may want to check out the buck custom shop, you can select several different handle and blade options and buck will custom make it for you.
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Re: Buck 112

Postby JIMJC » Thu Feb 16, 2017 7:02 pm

^^^^You know I guess I don't know how to use the Buck site because I don't see options for different woods, so I'll go back and see.

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