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Old 6 June 2018, 16:49
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New to me Bark River STS-5 First Production Run 41/125





I like this one. Bark River makes great knives.
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Old 6 June 2018, 16:50
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My Randall 1-7. I bought it new. Factory sheath and one I made out of an old Ka-Bar sheath.
I've carried this for 35+ years. It's been used quite a bit and never let me down. I can still shave with it.
My brother has an identical knife as well.


Have a #1 also - the standard all other fighting knifes are based on - the Original.
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Old 30 June 2018, 08:05
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Recent review I did. Not my best had time constraints. I felt some of the other pics I sent would have been better FIDO.

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Old 30 June 2018, 09:02
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Bark River makes great knives.
Best knife company that no one has ever heard of...I have a few Bark River blades, good all-around knives.
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Old 13 July 2018, 19:16
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First knife finished in the new propane and solar-powered mobile shop. Getting online has been the biggest challenge at 9000 ft in the Rocky mountains.
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Old 23 July 2018, 15:05
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Randall Model 25 Trapper

For years I have been looking for a reasonably priced (cheap) Randall, to no avail.

At a friends house last night looking at his Marble Knife collection and mentioned my search. He said, "Hmm, hang on a minute." Comes back in a few and hands me this.

I asked what he wanted for it and he said its yours. Someone had given it to him as part of a trade years ago and he'd rather it be with someone who wanted it. Only issue is the sheath is missing the whetstone pocket.

Pretty psyched.
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Old 23 July 2018, 16:40
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For years I have been looking for a reasonably priced (cheap) Randall, to no avail.

At a friends house last night looking at his Marble Knife collection and mentioned my search. He said, "Hmm, hang on a minute." Comes back in a few and hands me this.

I asked what he wanted for it and he said its yours. Someone had given it to him as part of a trade years ago and he'd rather it be with someone who wanted it. Only issue is the sheath is missing the whetstone pocket.

Pretty psyched.
Beautiful!

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Old 23 July 2018, 17:41
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VC,

I have seen many that have had the pocket removed, the pocket can be in the way. You can get a replacement sheath from some of the collector sites same vintage or new. I happen to have a problem with having all the Randall knives I want. Is that a model 25 or 26? Fantastic knife!
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Old 23 July 2018, 19:28
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For years I have been looking for a reasonably priced (cheap) Randall, to no avail.

At a friends house last night looking at his Marble Knife collection and mentioned my search. He said, "Hmm, hang on a minute." Comes back in a few and hands me this.

I asked what he wanted for it and he said its yours. Someone had given it to him as part of a trade years ago and he'd rather it be with someone who wanted it. Only issue is the sheath is missing the whetstone pocket.

Pretty psyched.
Let me test it.
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Old 23 July 2018, 19:32
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VC,

I have seen many that have had the pocket removed, the pocket can be in the way. You can get a replacement sheath from some of the collector sites same vintage or new. I happen to have a problem with having all the Randall knives I want. Is that a model 25 or 26? Fantastic knife!
I'm pretty sure its a 25 based on the beveling and the sheath. Thanks!

There are a couple of others I want to find as well (#1, 2, 8, 10 and 14). Lol, better hit a lottery
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Old 23 July 2018, 19:47
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#1, 2, 8, 10 and 14, those are out there for sure, many to select from. None as sweet as the one you have! Carry one, wish you had the other, only have one and it's the best...
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I have had a few Randall's. Absolutely great knives. I had a Model 15 that traveled the world, opened fuel drums and cut (Chopped) a Navy SEAL's Gerber in half. I miss that knife.
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My Uncle's WWII Army issue
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Old 7 September 2018, 15:27
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Just finished this Disrupter, it's going to a SOCNET. member in the morning.

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Old 7 September 2018, 17:25
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that is one nice looking knife!
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Old 7 September 2018, 17:29
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Explain the sheath...intrigued.
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Old 7 September 2018, 22:38
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Best knife company that no one has ever heard of...I have a few Bark River blades, good all-around knives.
I like their podcast behind the blade and the history lore they give out about knives we've all known but didn't know the history of it. Great little podcast.
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Old 7 September 2018, 23:07
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Explain the sheath...intrigued.
I will take pictures once it arrives.
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Old 8 September 2018, 14:44
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Explain the sheath...intrigued.
The frog button on the sheath rides on your belt or top of the pants usually IWB but some people wear it between the belt and pants. The static cord just adds extra security.
It's extremely secure and comfortable while providing amazing concealment.
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Old 8 September 2018, 15:25
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The frog button on the sheath rides on your belt or top of the pants usually IWB but some people wear it between the belt and pants. The static cord just adds extra security.
It's extremely secure and comfortable while providing amazing concealment.
Do you make those for common knife designs? Take my money! I tried to find your website, but could only find your FB page. What's your URL?
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