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Old 07-20-2011, 10:26 AM
dirty barrel dirty barrel is offline
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A Great Gift

My wife and I will be celebrating our 11 year wedding anniversary next week. The 11th year is traditionaly the "steel" year, meaning you give your partner a gift made out of steel.

When I got home last night my wife gave me my gift.

She has great taste and had no idea I have wanted this knife since I was a teenager.

It is a great addition to my modest collection.

I have never bought myself a knife most of mine have been gifts and have a memory behind them.

My friend got the Ruana used at a pawn shop and gave it to me the day before he was killed in a logging accident.

The brass Kershaw was a christmas gift from a former boss.

The Gerber (my EDC) was given to me by the same friend who passed away as a Christmas present about 18 years ago.

I found the Double bladed Old Timer on a fishing trip with my grandpa when I was 12 years old.

I know my collection is rather small and not all super high end knifes, but they all get used and mean a lot to me so I thought I would share with you guys.

Last edited by dirty barrel; 07-20-2011 at 10:34 AM.
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Old 07-20-2011, 10:35 AM
RogueClimber RogueClimber is offline
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: Phoenix, AZ
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Knives are indeed very personal items. It is wonderful that your collection has such meaning to you.

Congrats on your anniversary!
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Old 07-20-2011, 12:41 PM
dalemke dalemke is offline
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Yep, great collection. Those are all keepers, sounds like the wife is too. Congratulations and many more.
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Old 07-20-2011, 01:01 PM
USMM guy USMM guy is offline
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Nice gift.

I always did like the Buck knives.
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