Smith & Wesson Fixed Blade Knives

Smith & Wesson Fixed Blade Knives

I purchased my original Deerslayer back in 1980 at the sports dept. in the old Memco Department Store. I always loved this knife as it was second to none. After use I would clean it up and keep it in the original box. The original heavy leather sheath was hand rubbed with leather oil regularly and is still in perfect condition. I recently got the new China made version that is capable but nothing like the original USA made version, even the sheath in a much lighter, thinner and cheaper leather. It's the perfect bang around knife to use every day as my original one is now retired and kept in my gun case. The new Deerslayer though is still well worth the money.

I have a Schrade Old Timer Sharpfinger with a stag handle. I have had it about 20 years. For several years I raised rabbits and I always used my sharpfinger for skinning and cleaning them, it always did a great job. It is the perfect made knife for skinning and it stays very sharp. I would highly recommend the sharpfinger to anyone cleaning or skinning animals it is a great knife.

Knife itself is good and useful in the kitchen and for butchering game. Don't chop wood with it. Blade takes and holds a good edge. sheath has a design flaw - security strap is too short and snap eventually fails. CRKT replaced sheath readily and cheerfully but replacement has the same problem. It may stretch if left snapped for long enough so I'm trying that.

Very nice and great looking coating. The size is perfect for wearing in a frontal area if your a XXL guy like me. Though not intended to be a bottle opener, I found it works for me in that manner when needed.

The item was received when indicated at the time of purchase. The knife is well balanced and feels very comfortable in hand. The quality of the craftsmanship is exceptional. It fits snugly into the leather sheath that accompanied it. I am a collector with a small collection and I am proud to have this piece among my collectibles.

Great for killing "HOGS" only issue is that it's too hard coming out of the sheath. Takes an edge, holds the edge.

Very happy with purchase,beautiful knife. Well balanced,and crafted.

Genuine article. Solid. Sharp.

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