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by Bill DeShivs
Tue Jun 18, 2019 10:37 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: The Passing of Pete Wehs aka Tequiza
Replies: 12
Views: 169

Re: The Passing of Pete Wehs aka Tequiza

He was a good guy. Met him 19-20 years ago at the Blade Show.
by Bill DeShivs
Sat Jun 15, 2019 9:08 pm
Forum: Switchblade knives
Topic: Chinese "knockoff" automatic Knives?
Replies: 13
Views: 386

Re: Chinese "knockoff" automatic Knives?

Ask Angelo at 3 knives if any are forthcoming.
by Bill DeShivs
Fri Jun 14, 2019 9:26 pm
Forum: Switchblade knives
Topic: Chinese "knockoff" automatic Knives?
Replies: 13
Views: 386

Re: Chinese "knockoff" Cutomatic Knives?

So, if they are counterfeits-why would you believe any of the markings?
And why would they make a knock-off with premium steel?
by Bill DeShivs
Fri Jun 14, 2019 4:32 am
Forum: Switchblade knives
Topic: Anyone familiar with this make?
Replies: 7
Views: 201

Re: Anyone familiar with this make?

I have owned a couple, but know nothing about the mark.
Fra-fratelli(brothers) Bil (?)
by Bill DeShivs
Thu Jun 13, 2019 5:13 am
Forum: Switchblade knives
Topic: Small Hubie
Replies: 6
Views: 203

Re: Small Hubie

No relationship between the two firms.
by Bill DeShivs
Wed Jun 12, 2019 12:18 am
Forum: Buy & Sell
Topic: WTB Johnny Cade switchblade
Replies: 5
Views: 230

Re: WTB Johnny Cade switchblade

I don't have "one for sale" but viewing www.billdeshivs.com will give you options on getting one made.
by Bill DeShivs
Mon Jun 10, 2019 11:23 pm
Forum: Switchblade knives
Topic: Any help on what this is?
Replies: 23
Views: 579

Re: Any help on what this is?

The older minis used brass liners and separate nickel silver bolster-just like the picklocks of the same time period. Sometime prior to 1972, the construction was changed. The newer minis use handle halves that are stamped out of brass. The bolsters and liners are all one piece. These liner/bolster ...
by Bill DeShivs
Sun Jun 09, 2019 7:36 am
Forum: Blade pictures
Topic: My First Latama
Replies: 37
Views: 1135

Re: My First Latama

Bad soldering.
by Bill DeShivs
Sat Jun 08, 2019 7:16 am
Forum: Switchblade knives
Topic: Info about my 6" swinguard (transitional)?
Replies: 11
Views: 323

Re: Info about my 6" swinguard (transitional)?

Correct. I had a brain fart.
DiBin/DiBon
by Bill DeShivs
Sat Jun 08, 2019 5:14 am
Forum: Blade pictures
Topic: My First Latama
Replies: 37
Views: 1135

Re: My First Latama

Most of the Latama stilettos did have that type rocker.
by Bill DeShivs
Sat Jun 08, 2019 5:12 am
Forum: Switchblade knives
Topic: Info about my 6" swinguard (transitional)?
Replies: 11
Views: 323

Re: Info about my 6" swinguard (transitional)?

Elio DiBin made these knives.
by Bill DeShivs
Fri Jun 07, 2019 6:25 pm
Forum: Switchblade knives
Topic: AKC Question
Replies: 15
Views: 422

Re: AKC Question

That's a Massaro-made lever lock that AKC sold.
The tang is not large enough for the engraving.
by Bill DeShivs
Fri Jun 07, 2019 1:57 am
Forum: Switchblade knives
Topic: AKC Question
Replies: 15
Views: 422

Re: AKC Question

Within the last 15 years. I don't keep up with it.
by Bill DeShivs
Thu Jun 06, 2019 10:16 pm
Forum: Switchblade knives
Topic: AKC Question
Replies: 15
Views: 422

Re: AKC Question

Probably not. You could send a picture to Angelo at www.3knives.com