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Re: Budget Bushcraft Pack Skinners RETURN!
« Reply #105 on: May 14, 2020, 12:30:59 PM »
Hey Steve, is there certain kinds of woods that work better than others? I have some really nice old growth juniper would that work well? Mule deer skinner made from mule deer habitat?
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Re: Budget Bushcraft Pack Skinners RETURN!
« Reply #106 on: May 14, 2020, 01:11:22 PM »
Hey Steve, is there certain kinds of woods that work better than others? I have some really nice old growth juniper would that work well? Mule deer skinner made from mule deer habitat?

Hey Karl,  That'd be cool, but I don't recommend Juniper. It's a softwood. Springie, and sappy, so it'd be better than fir or redwood or something, but it'd still wear really fast.

I have some vacuum equipment, but I'm not set up to stabilize right now. 

If you are really getting keen on the idea, now that it's in your head, I could get it stabilized by someone set up to do it. (Rick, bearmanric, is set up. I know a few other guys.) Stabilized it'd be fine. Otherwise, it'll wear down and noticeably deteriorate within a few years of use.

Any of your honey holes have hardwoods? Like Oak, or Maple? Madrona from Alaska?!?!

He hasn't done antler yet.... ;-)
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Re: Budget Bushcraft Pack Skinners RETURN!
« Reply #107 on: May 18, 2020, 09:06:20 AM »
I received mine over the weekend. This is a great little knife and a great way to support our youth. Thank you.

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Re: Budget Bushcraft Pack Skinners RETURN!
« Reply #108 on: May 18, 2020, 09:41:31 AM »
Thanks KB. I'm really tickled to have him taking to it and getting it done. He's learning free enterprise thanks to you guys!

That steel is awesome, and he's heat treating and handling it really well. Should be a great little worker for you.
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Budget Bushcraft Pack Skinners RETURN!
« Reply #109 on: May 18, 2020, 11:07:45 PM »
@bearhunter99 , did you get my PM? Need to talk about breaking up your order.
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I didnít see a PM?  Maybe try again?  Iíll check and see if inbox is full.  Never mind. It just came up.

I have some Madrone limbs but they arenít from AK?  Would they work maybe?


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Re: Budget Bushcraft Pack Skinners RETURN!
« Reply #110 on: May 19, 2020, 07:40:29 PM »
I received my knife and pens yesterday! Very pleased with everything! Please thank the boys for me! Excellent work by both!

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« Reply #111 on: May 19, 2020, 11:04:20 PM »
Mine came in the mail today also and I couldn't be more pleased. It will get repackaged and off in the mail to my son in Montana tomorrow where I'm sure it will be used this fall.  :tup:
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Re: Budget Bushcraft Pack Skinners RETURN!
« Reply #112 on: June 05, 2020, 03:58:37 PM »
Mine came in the mail today also and I couldn't be more pleased. It will get repackaged and off in the mail to my son in Montana tomorrow where I'm sure it will be used this fall.  :tup:

Awesome!  That means only a couple in front of me  :IBCOOL:

I am not sure if I'm more excited for this or draw results  :dunno:


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Re: Budget Bushcraft Pack Skinners RETURN!
« Reply #113 on: June 05, 2020, 05:12:38 PM »
Mine came in the mail today also and I couldn't be more pleased. It will get repackaged and off in the mail to my son in Montana tomorrow where I'm sure it will be used this fall.  :tup:

Awesome!  That means only a couple in front of me  :IBCOOL:

I am not sure if I'm more excited for this or draw results  :dunno:

You should be much more excited for this:

One of these is going to get you something really cool and one of these is going to disappoint you.... again.
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Re: Budget Bushcraft Pack Skinners RETURN!
« Reply #114 on: June 06, 2020, 10:50:46 PM »
Mine came in the mail today also and I couldn't be more pleased. It will get repackaged and off in the mail to my son in Montana tomorrow where I'm sure it will be used this fall.  :tup:

Awesome!  That means only a couple in front of me  :IBCOOL:

I am not sure if I'm more excited for this or draw results  :dunno:

You should be much more excited for this:

One of these is going to get you something really cool and one of these is going to disappoint you.... again.

I am sure both will provide many great memories. 

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Re: Budget Bushcraft Pack Skinners RETURN!
« Reply #115 on: June 08, 2020, 08:23:35 PM »
Didnít get any completely DONE this time at Home, but he did get a BUNCH started, almost got ten done, and heís setting up a shop at his momís where he can continue working... it wonít be long now!


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Re: Budget Bushcraft Pack Skinners RETURN!
« Reply #116 on: June 25, 2020, 04:08:11 PM »
This batch took awhile, but I'm really happy about it, because Alex did work at both shops on these! These were worked on in both sides of the State! My house and his Mom's house. (We're setting himself and his brother up to do knives and pens/letter openers/tops etc. over there too.)  So, hopefully no more down time!

I'll be contacting the next ten knife orders to see if they want to choose from this pic... This batch is also Wenge.

You'll be contacted in order.

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Next batch will be a mix of micarta, Maple, and I'm not sure what all else.

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