Who has never owned a 34OT?

Discussion in 'Traditional Folders and Fixed Blades' started by 315, Dec 21, 2018.

  1. ISKRA


    Sep 19, 2016
    No sir, being from Europe I never saw any Old Timers in person. I have a Schrade 881 and 808Y though and like them. I'm not really big on delrin, old Schrade peachseed is much more of an eye cather.
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  2. TonySal


    Jan 10, 2015
    Seem like a traditional bunch here so, Merry Christmas all!
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  3. joeradza

    joeradza Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 6, 2014
    Never. I guess it's because I'm not much of a stockman fan. Not that's ever stopped me from owning other knives.
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  4. PocketKnifeJimmy


    Aug 4, 2013
    Have not owned one... But, it ain't over, yet ;)
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  5. deltaboy


    Jul 6, 2014
    The 34OT is a great sized knife that both my Grandfather's carried!
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  6. TonySal


    Jan 10, 2015
    Not to hijack.... any thoughts on tje 8OT
  7. chivaceae

    chivaceae Gold Member Gold Member

    Oct 12, 2015
    I had one of these 25th Silver Anniversary 34OT, and foolishly sold it. As I missed it so much, recently I got me another one. There is something about the Sterling Silver bolsters and shield, the coined liners, and the red bone used in this model, that is really appealing to me.

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  8. 315

    315 Gold Member Gold Member

    Dec 2, 2017
    Great knife!!
  9. leghog


    Aug 10, 2013
    It's a 34. The O in OT is a letter not a number.
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  10. scrteened porch

    scrteened porch Basic Member Basic Member

    Feb 19, 2012
    Speaking of broken-off points, I think at least half of my estate sale/flea market Schrades have needed repointing.
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  11. mushka


    Jun 27, 2018
    I never had a 340T but I've had two Buck 303's. About the same thing. Lost the first buck years ago and just replaced it a couple months ago. If this buck goes away I think I'll get the340T. We'll see.
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  12. deltaboy


    Jul 6, 2014
    I seen it called the 34, 34OT and the 340.

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  13. Ray5118


    Dec 23, 2010
    Not only is it a great medium stockman pattern but the fit and finish was remarkedly consistently good.
    Plus , of the numerous 34s I've handled, I have never found one with a nailbreaker blade.

    I think I have at least 4 - 34 OTs now and 2 - 33 OTs .
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  14. dpowers311


    Jan 23, 2014
    I have not owned a 340OT, not sure why and no case knives until my son was born.
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  15. TonySal


    Jan 10, 2015
    Save that Case and give it to him when hes old enough?
  16. SVTFreak

    SVTFreak Gold Member Gold Member

    Mar 8, 2011
    Ive never owned one. Weird being a stockman man. My grandpa had an uncle Henry (I have his) and dad and as a buck guy, I have his also but hes still with me. Either way, never owned a 340OT.
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  17. dpowers311


    Jan 23, 2014
    It was my birthday present from my wife and son after he was born. My son is 16 now and the knife will probable be given to him when he has his first child.
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  18. Old Hunter

    Old Hunter Gold Member Gold Member

    Jul 12, 2012
    Been owning and carrying a Schrade 34OT (and Buck 303) for many years - however in the last 3 or 4 years the Case 18 pattern has become supreme in my pocket (probably 80% of the time) but due to this thread I dug out two 3-3/8" Stockman knives that haven't had some pocket time in a while - a 34OT and a Camillus made Buck 303. They're back in the rotation for a little pocket time, the 34OT being there right now. OH
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  19. J Buck

    J Buck

    Jun 10, 2011
    I also pocketed my 34OT this morning. Touched it up on a stone when I got to the office and yikes! I think I'll leave it on the nightstand for the next little while. Get some pocket time logged in. My Buck 309 can take the holiday weekend off.
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  20. leghog


    Aug 10, 2013
    34OT = 34 Old Timer

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