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Schrade Walden 293 trapper

Discussion in 'Schrade Knives Collectors Forum' started by 11tonytiger, Jul 14, 2019.

  1. 11tonytiger

    11tonytiger Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 11, 2012
    Hello, I've got an older USA made Schrade Walden 293 trapper that I can't pin down a manufacture date on. I've not seen this knife with Schrade Walden on the badge, also does anyone know if this is delrin or bone, I think it's delrin but not sure.
    Lastly I want to start carrying this knife but it needs a little work,blades have some side to side and the spring for the spey blade is weak, would like the name of a member who could help out with that.

  2. koldgold


    Jul 2, 2010
    Nice knife.
    Last edited: Jul 19, 2019
  3. 11tonytiger

    11tonytiger Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 11, 2012
    Anyone know of a knife mechanic who could tighten this knife up ?
  4. eveled

    eveled Gold Member Gold Member

    Mar 11, 2016
    I think it’s a Swinden key knife. Not sure they can be fixed very easily. If at all.

    Search “tighten swinden key knife”. Lots of info available. The only real fix is to convert it to regular thru pins.
    Last edited: Jul 20, 2019
  5. tongueriver

    tongueriver Gold Member Gold Member

    Dec 28, 2007
    I believe your knife is Swinden key construction- not worth fixing in that condition (just my opinion). The handles are indeed Delrin. Your example would be 1961 to 1973. Those shields with and without SCHRADE WALDEN on them seem to be random. Probably used what was on hand.
    Codger_64 likes this.
  6. 11tonytiger

    11tonytiger Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 11, 2012
    Thanks for all the replies

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