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FS Bill Defreest custom hunting knife #13947684 07/03/19
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4" drop point, never used in the field, with sheath. Defreest signed his knives "Gordon," his middle name.

Am asking $295 shipped. Will take personal checks, money orders, cash or PayPal.

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Re: FS Bill Defreest custom hunting knife [Re: Mule Deer] #13949051 07/04/19
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Re: FS Bill Defreest custom hunting knife [Re: Mule Deer] #13950492 07/05/19
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The 5th of July....


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Very nice.
One of the great all time, all purpose patterns.


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Re: FS Bill Defreest custom hunting knife [Re: Mule Deer] #13952097 07/05/19
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Thanks!

Bill was one of the most highly-regarded knifemakers of his era.


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Up to start the weekend.


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Sunday evening


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John
Do you have any info. Blade steel, when made, etc, etc?????


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Re: FS Bill Defreest custom hunting knife [Re: Mule Deer] #13956994 07/07/19
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Defreest passed away in 2005, and if memory serves I acquired the knife in the late 1990's, as a tip from a hunter I guided. From the Internet research I've done (Defreest pops right up with a little Googling) he apparently used ATS34 steel a LOT.


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The knife is spoken for.


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Someone got a really good deal. Defreest made some very fine knives.


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Cool


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