UNUSUAL SPRING KNIFE ?

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richard
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UNUSUAL SPRING KNIFE ?

Postby richard » Wed Jul 11, 2018 12:08 am

i have this small spring knife.and leather case. it springs open when you pull the ball at the bottom.and locks. and springs shut when you push the ball.
has any one any info on this knife.?
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sam eib
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Re: UNUSUAL SPRING KNIFE ?

Postby sam eib » Wed Jul 11, 2018 12:57 am

What they call a pull ball, about all I can tell ya.

Gunsil
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Re: UNUSUAL SPRING KNIFE ?

Postby Gunsil » Wed Jul 11, 2018 1:55 pm

Pull ball knife usually refers to a George Schrade made small switchblade knife with a spring mechanism and a pull ball release. The knife pictured here does not look like a swithblade but rather a mechanical pull-push mechanism.

Bill DeShivs
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Re: UNUSUAL SPRING KNIFE ?

Postby Bill DeShivs » Wed Aug 29, 2018 6:50 am

Mechanical gear knife, not a spring knife.
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