24hourcampfire.com
24hourcampfire.com
-->
Previous Thread
Next Thread
Print Thread
Hop To
Joined: Feb 2009
Posts: 13,004
Campfire Outfitter
OP Offline
Campfire Outfitter
Joined: Feb 2009
Posts: 13,004
I just picked up a Dave Ricke knife. Early version I think due to the simple markings. Year, or decade of production?

[Linked Image from i.postimg.cc]


I am the way, the truth, and the life: no one comes to the Father but by me. John 14:6
GB1

Joined: Jan 2012
Posts: 620
R
Campfire Regular
Online Content
Campfire Regular
R
Joined: Jan 2012
Posts: 620
You might look here. It looks to be his website.

https://footedshaft.com/collections/custom-hunting-knives

Joined: Feb 2009
Posts: 13,004
Campfire Outfitter
OP Offline
Campfire Outfitter
Joined: Feb 2009
Posts: 13,004
Thanks for the help. These folks are in Montana. Dave Ricke lives in Wisconsin. A knife dealer gave me his phone number. I was able to speak with him last night. Sounded like he might be mid 70's to early 80's. A very nice personable gentleman. He asked me to send a picture so he could try and identify the model and or the year, or decade of production. He stated that he had made over 1K knives, but he did have records of them.


I am the way, the truth, and the life: no one comes to the Father but by me. John 14:6
Joined: Jan 2012
Posts: 620
R
Campfire Regular
Online Content
Campfire Regular
R
Joined: Jan 2012
Posts: 620
Fascinating. Glad to hear he is around and able to give you some info.

Joined: Dec 2004
Posts: 5,109
M
Campfire Tracker
Online Content
Campfire Tracker
M
Joined: Dec 2004
Posts: 5,109
I think there is a good chance he will be at the 3 day Badger Knife Show end of March.


"The significant problems we face cannot be solved at the same level of thinking we were at when we created them."
Albert Einstein

At Khe Sanh a sign read "For those who fight for it, life has a flavor the protected never knew".
IC B2


Moderated by  RickBin 

Link Copied to Clipboard
YB23

611 members (10gaugemag, 1234, 12344mag, 1beaver_shooter, 1936M71, 007FJ, 76 invisible), 2,030 guests, and 1,129 robots.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Forum Statistics
Forums81
Topics1,190,125
Posts18,445,771
Members73,895
Most Online11,491
Jul 7th, 2023


 


Fish & Game Departments | Solunar Tables | Mission Statement | Privacy Policy | Contact Us | DMCA
Hunting | Fishing | Camping | Backpacking | Reloading | Campfire Forums | Gear Shop
Copyright © 2000-2024 24hourcampfire.com, Inc. All Rights Reserved.



Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.7.5
(Release build 20201027)
Responsive Width:

PHP: 7.3.33 Page Time: 0.066s Queries: 14 (0.003s) Memory: 0.8059 MB (Peak: 0.8499 MB) Data Comp: Zlib Server Time: 2024-04-15 16:27:45 UTC
Valid HTML 5 and Valid CSS