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Mad for Micarta Picture Thread

Discussion in 'General Knife Discussion' started by ChazzyP, May 14, 2017.

  1. tiguy7

    tiguy7 Gold Member Gold Member

    Jun 25, 2008
    This is a Buck Collector's Club, take apart, Aluminum model 110. The handle slabs are natural linen Micarta. The blade is Lighting Damascus. The bead on the fob has 3 green and 3 red Tritium vials. image.jpeg
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  2. jfk1110

    jfk1110 Gold Member Gold Member

    Mar 9, 2013
    Green canvas micarta!! As usual! IMG_20201124_050725.jpg
  3. Cscotttsss

    Cscotttsss Basic Member Basic Member

    Mar 3, 2015
  4. Mingecutter

    Mingecutter Gold Member Gold Member

    Sep 7, 2011
    @Cscotttsss I like them both quite a bit, but for different reasons. The Biblio for its looks, pocketability (smaller imprint), and closer to my preferred blade length. The Grand for its action, comfort in hand, and deeper carry.

    They both came with great F&F and even edge bevels/grinds. They're a pleasure to cut with for my relatively mundane EDC tasks. And the MICARTA feels great in hand!
  5. jfk1110

    jfk1110 Gold Member Gold Member

    Mar 9, 2013
    And of course, green canvas!! IMG_20201125_040942.jpg
  6. SpyderPhreak

    SpyderPhreak Rocketman for hire Platinum Member

    Apr 13, 2004
    My new Redmeadow Camp knife in Starry Night G-Carta. :cool:





    With his matching little brother Cowbell. :D





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  7. SpyderPhreak

    SpyderPhreak Rocketman for hire Platinum Member

    Apr 13, 2004
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  8. jfk1110

    jfk1110 Gold Member Gold Member

    Mar 9, 2013
    OF COURSE!!!!!
  9. JAB

    JAB Gold Member Gold Member

    Dec 13, 2005
    In anticipation of today’s surprise drop

  10. Phil Indablanc

    Phil Indablanc Gold Member Gold Member

    Oct 4, 2017
    Just received this work of art! Stunning quality from Pena. [​IMG]
  11. mbkr

    mbkr Gold Member Gold Member

    May 20, 2018
    212 Micarta-4.JPG
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  12. jfk1110

    jfk1110 Gold Member Gold Member

    Mar 9, 2013
    And some green canvas of course!!! IMG_20201203_065303.jpg
  13. Dcdavis

    Dcdavis Gold Member Gold Member

    Oct 13, 2018
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  14. jideta

    jideta Gold Member Gold Member

    Apr 8, 2020
  15. AntDog

    AntDog Gold Member Gold Member

    Apr 3, 2001
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  16. Ajack60

    Ajack60 Platinum Member Platinum Member

    Apr 21, 2013
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  17. NinjaRyder0920

    NinjaRyder0920 Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 18, 2012
  18. ChazzyP

    ChazzyP Platinum Member Platinum Member

    Dec 27, 2014
    Back in October I carried my oldest Grip with my first pair of aftermarket scales. This was a frequent work carry for a couple years and it struck me odd that, despite my penchant for adding them, I'd never had a lanyard on it. I was also struck by the dark slick of oily build-up on the scales that seemed impervious to removal no matter how much I scrubbed with hot water, soap, and a stiff brush.


    The next day I determined to add a lanyard, using I bead I had on hand that had failed to find a home, and gave the scales another vigorous scrubbing to little avail both with soap and hot water as well as with alcohol, which had been suggested in these pages some time back.


    About a week ago I thought to give it a try again with Acetone and this evening went down to the shop, took off the clip, and scrubbed away with a linen rag soaked in that solvent. I was able to get most of all that hardened accumulation out from the canvas Micarta's textured surface after working each side for 5 or so minutes and am quite pleased with the results. There's still some darkening there, which doesn't much bother me as it's part of the charm of the material, but I may try using Acetone and a brush, just to see if I can remove some more of the deeper deposits. Note that the lightness in the center of both scales was present when I first acquired them some ten years ago.


  19. jdmvette


    Dec 20, 2019
    my first PM2 came in last week. its a great knife and I promptly put on some proper micarta scales :D

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  20. Connor_MacLeod


    Oct 19, 2016
    Home-made canvas micarta for my Rat 1:
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