The blade and locking mechanism are polished stainless steel. A fairly common Randall configuration; see our review of the on the page. Taylor has recreated the original patterns, and made these Classics available to the public once more. These are actually the same material, but they look different. As the name implies, Staglon looks like a genuine stag grip, but is more durable.
There is plenty of blade surface above the handle to make opening easy with two hands. Schrade returned to the United States, though his Springer switchblade would live on; now unprotected by patent, the type was manufactured by several Solingen shops for many years thereafter. Schrade pursued his knifemaking interests at both Challenge and at Schrade, where his brother George now managed one of the company's factories. Not a precision carving tool, but it can be made to serve, especially in easier to carve woods. Re: Uncle Henry Knives I have modified some of the current Schrade knives made in China, and have used them a lot in the last year.
Not all that good for serious carving into harder wood. Will post a photo when done, or a report of its fuel value if I pitch it. The consolidation of five forerunner companies, including its namesakes, the Imperial Knife Company, founded 1916, and the Schrade Cutlery Company, founded in 1904, Imperial Schrade manufactured its products in the United States and Ireland and sold through hardware stores, department stores, and on military bases. Walden and Maybrook Images of America. The Schrade-Walden division was moved from , to , after a fire consumed the factory in 1958, though the two companies would maintain separate manufacturing facilities. All of this would make me shiver if I were doing charicatures or animals or anything that was actually supposed to look like something familiar. I am not knocking anybody with my last sentance -- I envy you guys who can do that kind of art.
In 1928, the Challenge Cutlery Co. I am taking my old Great Uncle Henry's Boker out of the garage and replacing it with my new Uncle Henry knife for general use. After the sanding was completed, I polished the sanded surface with a felt polishing wheel. Re: Uncle Henry Knives I have owned 2 of the old uncle henrys, the first I bought about '75 and it lasted 20 years or more until I lost it. It is a nice knife, made in Red China, but it is not the same.
If for any reason you decide that your purchase just isn't for you, simply return the item within 30 days of receipt and we'll cover the cost of return shipping. But I also am finding thet the name is nicer than the knife. New York: Cutlery Publishing Company: 14. If you have other balances or late payments on your account, the number of monthly payments advertised may not pay off the balance. In some cases the manufacturer does not allow us to show you the price until further action is taken.
The blades will keep that edge nicely, even though they are a bit hard to get that edge established. The Uncle Henry brand was Imperial Schrade's premium line and Taylor Marketing has revived many of the classic Uncle Henry knives, which are now manufactured in Communist China. The Uncle Henry 3-Piece Limited Edition Knife Set with Gift Tin's knives feature staglon handles and the uncle henry inlay shield. I do have a nice Boker that I like at least as much. Re: Uncle Henry Knives That looks good. This is definitely not the last word in Schrade numbering and prices.
Please Enable Your Browser's Cookies Functionality Cookies are not currently enabled in your browser, and due to this the functionality of our site will be severely restricted. I had a piece of paper with what the total number added up to as to what it meant. Source- A Catalog History of Schrade Knives by Robert Clemente, 2003. The company changed names in 1985 to Imperial Schrade Corp. I actually considered going back to where I lost it, which would have been about 100 mile round trip and lots of dirt road just to look around.
If you cannot enable cookies in your browser, please — we are always here to help! Web browser based cookies allow us to customize our site for you, save items in your cart, and provide you with a great experience when shopping OpticsPlanet. This is a hunting knife and a dead game animal isn't going anywhere, so opening speed is irrelevant. As a Henry and an uncle, I still choose to think they are named after me or my Uncle Henry. Me, I am maybe just a hobo at heart, so hobo art is about all I can do. First patented by Schrade in 1892, the knife was eventually produced with a unique style of blade. There was even a one year guarantee against loss.
Metallurgically speaking, I should think that a good blade would have an elastic limit fairly high up there before plastic deformation would occur. This version from Schrade has a 10 blade but for such a big knife it is very well balanced ;- Buy this product on Amazon and support this channel: Mystery Video Link: Subscribe to this channel and get an update when new videos are posted: Twitter: Facebook: Website: Thanks for watching Survival On Purpose. Since about 1964 Schrades were made with what is called Swinden Key construction in which the pins did not go all the way through. In addition, a mold line runs visibly down the length of the handle. It offers good corrosion resistance and it can be honed to a very sharp edge.