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SMALLS (Traditionals only)

Discussion in 'Traditional Folders and Fixed Blades' started by redsparrow, May 29, 2018.

  1. Corso


    Aug 16, 2007
    Some of my collection

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  2. lavishmammal

    lavishmammal Gold Member Gold Member

    Sep 15, 2014
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  3. chuck4570

    chuck4570 Basic Member Basic Member

    Aug 21, 2010
    Here are the ones that I could find right now under 3”, always have at least one in my pocket.
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  4. Corso


    Aug 16, 2007
    Added to my daily carry choice

  5. Ace Rimmer

    Ace Rimmer

    Jul 4, 2017
    A trio of tiny stags.
    I originally took this one for "Stagurday" to show off my new Wharncliffe mini trapper (I believe it's Case's smallest knife), along with my "raised lettering" peanut, and my mini copperhead.

  6. RayseM

    RayseM Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 18, 2010
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  7. redsparrow

    redsparrow Gold Member Gold Member

    Oct 3, 2014
    The GEC Pemberton; possibly one of the best :thumbsup::thumbsup: but definitely without any doubt, one of the coolest of smalls. :cool:


    Just my two cents. :D
    Last edited: Feb 28, 2019
  8. TheChunk91

    TheChunk91 Basic Member Basic Member

    Aug 15, 2013
    These are my favorite smalls, at 2 3/4". Some have come and some have gone since this photo.

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  9. Travman

    Travman Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 26, 2016
  10. Travman

    Travman Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 26, 2016
    L.H.S, Old Engineer, R.c.s and 16 others like this.
  11. JohnDF

    JohnDF Gold Member Gold Member

    May 14, 2018
    The single blade #14s are still my hands-down favorite smalls...
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  12. JohnDF

    JohnDF Gold Member Gold Member

    May 14, 2018
    This little 3" Camillus Half Congress showed up today. Oh ya, it's going to see a ton of pocket time!!!
    It literally disappears in the watch pocket unlike any other knife I own. The blades are very thin and slicey and the build quality is very very good. I think it definitely deserves a spot in this thread. :thumbsup: :cool: :thumbsup:

  13. solphilos

    solphilos Basic Member Basic Member

    Oct 17, 2009
    Nice. Half Congress is a very useful pattern, and I greatly prefer 3" smalls over the smaller Peanuts. That extra 1/8" or so makes all the difference in the world. And that classic yellow can't be beat :thumbsup:
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  14. JohnDF

    JohnDF Gold Member Gold Member

    May 14, 2018
    Thanks. I agree with you, 3" seems to be the perfect blend of small enough to hide in the watch pocket and large enough to be completely usable.
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  15. TheChunk91

    TheChunk91 Basic Member Basic Member

    Aug 15, 2013
    A shapleigh DE made by schrade cut or early walden, both blades are stamped. Original condition with excellent grinds on these small thin blades.

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  16. TheChunk91

    TheChunk91 Basic Member Basic Member

    Aug 15, 2013
    Another small is this stainless cut 7424MT, basically the same knife as the above shapleigh. An unfortunate victim of horrible sharpening but the blades are pretty much all there and it's good to have a useable example of schrades early stainless attempts. Not quite as good as schrade+ steel I might add.

    When these tip bolster knives get loose they are very easy to tighten. A couple light taps with a rubber mallet on the ends (which are usually bent out) and they are tight once more.

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  17. R.c.s


    Dec 23, 2013
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  18. TheChunk91

    TheChunk91 Basic Member Basic Member

    Aug 15, 2013
    The twin to the above shapleigh I posted is this shapleigh, in french ivory.


    The pen blades. All blades on both knives are really thin and wicked sharp.

  19. Night Rider

    Night Rider Gold Member Gold Member

    Apr 16, 2018
    These are my remaining boyhood knives I've had since the age of 6 or 7. The Case 042 medium Stockman is my latest edition and it carries nicely in my watch pocket. I forgot how much I loved these little knives so there's more to come. looking forward to the BF's annuale slippy :):thumbsup: [​IMG]
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  20. joeradza

    joeradza Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 6, 2014
    Shadow coke bottle. IMG_8507-705x689.JPG

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