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Need help Identifying this Pattern!

Post by Redchord520 » Tue Jun 14, 2022 9:13 pm

Hey Fine Folks,

Has anyone seen this blade pattern before? The blade is sharp, the hook on the end is not.
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Re: Need help Identifying this Pattern!

Post by cody6268 » Tue Jun 14, 2022 9:53 pm

I have seen these advertised as a horseman's knife. The blunt end is a hoof pick, while the inside is sharpened for cutting baler twine and the like (and could probably also be used for hoof trimming as well).

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Post by Redchord520 » Tue Jun 14, 2022 10:36 pm

Awesome Thanks so Much!

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Post by Gunsil » Wed Jun 15, 2022 12:34 pm

I have never seen a hoof pick with a sharp blade inside. I think this blade is a "gut hook" blade for slitting the bellies of large game without cutting into the intestines.

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Post by 1967redrider » Wed Jun 15, 2022 2:47 pm

Rafting safety knife? ::shrug::
Pocket, fixed, machete, axe, it's all good!

You're going to look awfully silly with that knife sticking out of your @#$. -Clint Eastwood, High Plains Drifter

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Post by kootenay joe » Wed Jun 15, 2022 7:50 pm

Gunsil wrote:
Wed Jun 15, 2022 12:34 pm
I have never seen a hoof pick with a sharp blade inside. I think this blade is a "gut hook" blade for slitting the bellies of large game without cutting into the intestines.
Usually a 'gut-hook' blade has a sharp and pointy tip for puncturing through the abdominal wall so that the sharp edge of the gut-hook can then be inserted and pulled on to slice through the abdominal wall.
This OP blade does not look like it has a sharp point.
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Post by Madmarco » Thu Jun 16, 2022 1:09 am

I've always heard them called horseman's knives for just the reasons Cody stated! ::shrug:: 8)
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Re: Need help Identifying this Pattern!

Post by chickenman62 » Thu Jun 16, 2022 3:02 am

Looks like a scribe knife for marking trees

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Re: Need help Identifying this Pattern!

Post by rustyoldknife » Thu Jun 16, 2022 3:21 am

Redchord520 wrote:
Tue Jun 14, 2022 9:13 pm
Hey Fine Folks,

Has anyone seen this blade pattern before? The blade is sharp, the hook on the end is not.
I believe your knife is a Pakistan made Horse Farriers lockback,

The link below shows a similar Bear Hunter knife sold for $20.00 in April

https://www.ebay.com/itm/234441807286?n ... 7675.l2557
David

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Re: Need help Identifying this Pattern!

Post by kootenay joe » Thu Jun 16, 2022 7:39 pm

Good find rustyoldknife !
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Re: Need help Identifying this Pattern!

Post by Kase's Kutlery Plus » Fri Jun 17, 2022 2:14 am

Always referred to as a horse farriers knife. Have had many. That's the way I've always advertised them with no complaints.

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Post by ea42 » Fri Jun 17, 2022 8:37 pm

That knife was distributed by Frost Cutlery in the years around 2005. Maybe still is? The Bear Hunter knives were a cheap Pakistan made line, one of them was a Buck 110/Schrade LB7 knockoff. Your particular model was sold as the "Hoof and Hay" knife, think it went for around $15 if I recall correctly.

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