Different auto

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Different auto

Post by galvanic1882 » Wed Apr 08, 2020 5:09 pm

Just got the knife on the bottom. I’ve had the other one a few years always look for more of these. I’ll buy any I can find, Mike
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Re: Different auto

Post by deo-pa » Wed Apr 08, 2020 11:19 pm

Who makes them Mike? Do they have a proper name? Maybe sliding cover auto or something like that. How old are they? Looks sort of like a miniature mousetrap spring.

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Re: Different auto

Post by samb1955 » Thu Apr 09, 2020 12:17 am

How do they open?

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Re: Different auto

Post by 1967redrider » Thu Apr 09, 2020 12:35 am

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Re: Different auto

Post by galvanic1882 » Thu Apr 09, 2020 12:40 am

Here is what I know about them from Doug Growitz’s book.
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Re: Different auto

Post by deo-pa » Thu Apr 09, 2020 11:15 am

Mike the blade end of the box looks to be open so it would seem the blade would have a lot of wobble when the blade is deployed. When you slide the box shut does it slide against the blade to help keep it rigid? Is there much wobble?

Here is a 10 minute video of Growitz showing various autos. He doesn’t show any sliding box ones but at 5:30 minutes he shows a Miller Bros. ring turn auto I’ve never seen before.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H9KwWUo ... A&index=96

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Re: Different auto

Post by galvanic1882 » Thu Apr 09, 2020 11:19 am

Thanks Dennis good question. The top knife has no wobble at all but the bottom knife does, been used where I think the top knife has not had much use at all.

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Re: Different auto

Post by btrwtr » Thu Apr 09, 2020 11:43 am

Very cool little knives Mike.
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Re: Different auto

Post by autoknife » Sat Apr 18, 2020 10:14 pm

Cool knives! I had once and I’m not sure what became of it.

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