Schrade 278 Barlow 3 3/4" Closed 2- Blade Pocket Knife
Schrade's Barlow is a faithful descendent of the pocket knives that so entranced the young, rambunctious boys of old America. The knife's stainless steel clip and pen blades are housed in a classic, teardrop-shaped handle that evokes the world that raised Huckleberry Finn and Tom Sawyer, making it practically indistinguishable from the pocket knives you grew up loving. Schrade's team of knife experts have crafted a knife that truly relays the values and beauty of the past. Pass this knife down to your children, and they will treasure it with fondness.
• Barlow 2 blade
|Closed Length||3.3 inches|
|Blade Length||2.4 inches|
|Blade Material||Stainless Steel|
|Lock Type||Slip Joint|
|Total Length||5.70 inches|
|Pocket Clip Included||No|
|Knife Weight||0.13 ounces|
|Handle Color||Brown/tan, silver/gray|
|Number of Knives/Tools||2|
The Schrade Cutlery Company was founded in 1904 in Walden, New York. The quality of the cutlery produced was unique to the industry at that time. Imperial Knife Company, established in Providence, Rhode Island in 1916, grew to manufacture a full range of value-priced folding pocket knives.
In 2003, the strength of Schrade's design concepts and engineering continues to move forward with exciting, cutting edge product introductions and a respect for tradition. Representing the newest of the new is Q3 Technology for Quick, Quiet and Quality offering a series of multi-functional folders designed for maximum performance. And in recognition of its heritage, Schrade's Custom Collaboration series celebrates the uniqueness of handcrafted design in their partnerships with the nations finest custom knife makers. Blending technology and tradition, the company continues its leadership position in the global cutlery and tool marketplace.
Key to Schrade's strength as a knife maker is the workforce of talented and committed craftsmen, including third and fourth generation employees. Learning the trade from parents and grandparents, they pass along the valuable knowledge, skills and pride necessary for the consistent production of quality knives and tools. That dedication and spirit lives at the 93 acre site in Ellenville, blending the decades of experienced hand craftsmanship with some of the most modern technology available. Schrade continues to grow in leaps and bounds due to our well earned reputation for quality and value, responsiveness to an ever changing market place, innovative new products, diversification into new markets, and customer service second-to-none in the industry.
Imperial Schrade Corp., holds an ongoing commitment to the outdoors and to the future generations of Americans with whom it will be entrusted. Imperial Schrade continues to lend private sector support to programs that include Ducks Unlimited, the Federal Duck Stamp program, the NRA Youth Hunter Education Challenge and the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation. These programs will assist in the protection and preservation of the environment, along with educating America's youth in their heritage of participation in and care of the outdoors into the 21st century.
Note: As of 2004 Schrade Knives are made in China with the same quality and care that goes into making world's finest pocket knives, lock backs, fixed blades, cutlery for the outdoor and hunting markets and multi-tools.
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Pretty nice item, no problems with it.
I was very surprised to receive a blade that was this sharp and over the past few weeks it has remained sharp even with my repeated usage, to say I am impressed is and understatement. The tightness of the blades within its frame work is very sturdy.
This is a fantastic knife! I work on a Christmas tree farm so a tough knife is a necessity. I've dropped this in mud puddles, coated the blade in sap, and of course cut a ton of rope and string. If you are thinking of purchasing this, do it!! It hasn't let me down and hopefully it won't let you down either! Great knife!
This is a great product with a very reasonable price tag. The shipping was very quick. Knife Depot is a great place to shop. Beats the heck out of overpriced sporting good stores.
I have carried a two bladed barlow since I was a kid. I am 71 years old. I carried one for 20 years in the us navy. They keep an edge, you can use them for anything from scraping paint to cutting rope to cleaning your nails. Unlike expensive knives if you lose it and someone fines it they always give it back. I used it on the farm for everything you can imagine, now that I am retired, I still have one in my pocket everyday. The one I bought from you was a gift for a friend, you can't hardly fine them any more. It is the only knife I ever carried.
Just what my dad was looking for the old style. Perfect Christmas gift.
My first pocketknife, 50+ years ago, was a Barlow. I still have it and it's still quite usable. This new Barlow, which I also own, isn't made to last 50 years, but it's a darn good knife for the money and respectable ancestor to my ancient one. Buy a few, have them everywhere.
This knife is exactly what I was searching for. It is good quality and holds a sharp edge very well.
I really like this knife. I use it for everything.
Just like the one I lost.
I love my Barlow! It's just like the one my grampa used to have. It brings back a lot of memories. Thanks!
Great classic knife and got a great deal and good service.
I have no complaints! I placed the order without difficulty, received all my expected updates and received my product on time and in good order. Thanks for great service
I ordered the knives for my brother in law. He had one years ago and lost it. He had tried in vain to find another one. Finally my sister asked me to try the internet. I found this site and ordered him two of them. They were just what he wanted. He is very happy with them!
The product was exactly as advertised and delivered promptly. Great pocket knife!
My Sons were very pleased with their Birthday presents. They said a guy always needs a new knife. Thank you for supplying us with such good quality.
This is an excellent product as advertised! I am very satisfied and a good price too.
I love it!! I have had a Schrade knife for 40 something years and was glad to find I could still order them. They are hard to find in our area.
I think that the knife is very good!
This is a very good pocket knife! It cuts very well and is a good 1st knife for a young person to carry. I would recommend this knife to anyone!
I had never heard of a Barlow knife, but my 90 year old father asked that I locate one for him. I was surprised to learn of many brands claiming to handle a Barlow knife with a wide range of prices. I bought this one because of a very reasonable price and the fact it had "Barlow" engraved on it. My Dad is happy!
I have been looking for this knife for a while and have been unable to find it in many stores Most say that they don't make the knife anymore. I really am glad that I was able to find it at your site. Thanks again Karl
It was just what I wanted and got it in good time.
It is a very nice knife especially for the price!
I have used this knife for 30 years. I like the style with two blades. When my last one broke I couldn't find one in the stores so I went on the computer to find one. I would not be without one!
This is an excellent pocket knife! The last one lasted 14 years.
The purchase went without a problem. Timely,and follow up was a nice customer service feature.
Its very low priced, good looking, amazingly strong and sharpens to an almost razor-edge.
This is an excellent knife at a good price.
It is excellent quality and value!
This is a nice old fashion pocket knife!
My 88 year old dad was very happy with this find. It matched his older knife with the exception of the color casing. The blade is a bit stiff when pulling it out and has a sharp snap back when closing. Dad uses it for everything, removing splinters, cutting garden line, skinning electrical wire, etc. His old knives always sharpened nicely. I'm assuming these will also.
The knife was a gift for my brother he had one a long time ago and wanted another. He is real pleased with it. Also my son is wanting to order one!
The knives were exactly what I wanted. I couldn't buy them in our local stores and they arrived very quickly.
I have carried a Barlow Schrade Jackmaster for over 30 years. Being in the farming business, this is a standard tool in my pocket. I use it to cut practically everything and even as a screw driver when needed. When the edge get dull I just touch it up with a file and it is practically good as new. My long time supplier stopped carrying pocket knives so I had to order from the internet. I ordered 4 so I would not be without my Barlow.
It is an excellent product, good price, and superior service. I could not be more pleased with the product!
Nice size for a pocket knife used for every day carry. It was not very sharp and I had to spend some time getting it where I wanted.
Nice pocket knife, had to tune up the sharpness after I got it. It's a good, sturdy, rugged, little knife, very good as an Every Day Carry knife. It would be a 5 out of 5 if it had been sharper out of the box.
Very good value.
I wanted a somewhat healthy bladed knife to carry. This pocket knife is just that. It has a good edge and thus far has been keeping it well.
This is a good knife for the price of 11.47. The blades are very sharp, much sharper than my old Barlow knife by Case that I bought some 46 years ago. I am satisfied with it but outer chrome parts are not as finished my old knife.
I owned a Schrade Barlow when I was a kid 43 years ago and wanted to buy my son one. I instead bought two, one for each of us. It is a well made pocket knife, sturdy for it's price. The blades operate well enough and the blade takes an edge well if it doesn't hold it a lengthy time. It sharpens up easily with a ceramic steel. Its comfortable in the hand and would work well for casual whittling or light carving. It does not have the most positive blade lock so is better off with older kids or adults. All in all, a good knife for the price!
It was what I expected!
It is good quality and durable with everyday use. The blades are easy to sharpen.
It seems to be well made. I didn't buy it to use it. I bought it as a memento of my youth. I had a Barlow knife as a kid growing up in the 60s and 70s and wanted one as a collectible. This "Barlow" was about as close a replica as I could find to the ones I had as a kid.
This is a great value on a great name knife. I am very pleased with the products and pricing from this site.
I was pleasantly surprised at the quality of this knife for the price. Time will tell how it holds up. It seemed very solid and well made and with nothing I could fault out of the box. The classic Barlow still can't be beat for an all-around pocket knife. Big enough to be useful, but compact enough you can forget about it when not needed. No showy features or trendy design for the sake of being different. Its a "working" knife with a look that never goes out of style. The only reason I am giving this knife four stars rather than five is that it is foreign made. I would have preferred a US made knife, even if it cost a little more, but couldn't find one. That reservation aside, this knife appears to be an excellent value.
This knife was the first pocket knife I had as a kid over 20 years ago, and I loved it then. I love this knife. It's a great little knife.
Knife is exactly what I was looking for not too expensive but sturdy enough for the game I want it for!
Good pocket knife. Small a workhorse.
Not brass lined as I expected but still worth the price I paid
The Barlow knives have never been a top of the line metal or product to me. But man they fit my needs perfectly! It is relatively cheap and can be used for everything from scraping my boots to peeling insulation off wire, old paint off the tractor and after cleaning the blade. Then I can peel my apple, run it threw the knife sharpener and its good for another month. It small enough for my pocket comfort but big enough to do any job!
This does not seem to be as good as my original Barlow but it will have to do. My original was MADE IN THE USA.
This is a good work knife. My grandfather had a similar knife and I liked it.
Affordable quality pocket knife that has a respectable measure of toughness. The blades can be honed to the sharp edge needed at either the home, work, or camp site.
I had a Barlow for 23 years loved it always sharp easy to use; lost it at TSA check in. OK they must still make them. So I went on line and found yours. This is not close to my original. It may look the same, It was sharp, but that is it. It was so stiff I had to use a pair of pliers to get a blade out. Carried it in my pocket for a week and one side of the handle came off. The rivet was not set. I do not know where my original was made but if they sill make them there that is where I want my next one to come from. I thought Schrade had better quality control than what I received. I debated on 2 stars or one but it is shiny.
My old one (Barlow knife) lasted over 20 years that's why I got this one, today I was using it and it fell apart, I'm VERY disappointed with this product, this one only lasted 2 weeks.
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