Billy Watson knife

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  1. Feb 1, 2018 #1

    nit wit

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    I found one at the Alafia Rendezvous and traded a Patriot .45 cal pistol for it and a lesser knife!
    Nit Wit
     
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    Silky921

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    I don't think anyone would mind if you shared a picture or two...
     
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    I own 1/2 dozen of Billy’s knives, I like his forged finger guard. Most of mine are 4 & 5” blades, although his knive blades varied as did his handle material. Each came with a nice, deep leather sheath.
    He’s from AL and had a booth at the NMLRA (Friendship) commercial row for years. Unfortunately, his heath/age has declined to where he cannont make the trip to sell his handmade knives.
    If you decide to part with it, let me know.
    I hope he’s still able to make knives, but have no idea now days..
     
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  5. Feb 2, 2018 #5

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    I won one of his tomahawks at the competition at a North Eastern years ago, so I expect I will die with them. Photos, probably won't happen tech challenged.
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    I got one of his knives a long time ago with a Damascus blade that he made back before he was accepted into the knife makers guild.
    A very good knife.
     
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    I bought one from Billy about fifteen yrs ago skinned 3 deer before it needed touched up.l make some nice knives but Billy's is my favorite
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  8. Aug 3, 2019 #8

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    Must be a high dollar knife.
    Patriot pistols usually bring $300.00 or more
     
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    Why would anyone trade a patriot pistol for a knife.
     
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    They are very nice knives. Nit Wit, You did good on your trade.
    Trade Knife J, I really like the shape of the handle and angled bolster. I would have traded two of the Patriot pistols for that knife.
    The deep sheath is a real plus with a nice knife protecting the grip.
    Mike
     
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    I guess a fool and their Patriots are soon parted. Dont show up at a gun fight with your fancy Watson knife
     
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    Over twenty years now I have had one as either a neck/patch knife or on my back quiver. A lot of pride of ownership.
     
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    It's all a matter of taste or lack therof machine disgorged pistol or a Billy Watson knife ?. No contest I know Billy Watson of old I sold him his stamp. Detractors clearly don't know from clay. He's a fine craftsman & a proper gentleman .
    Rudyard
     
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    My Patriots can provide me with food at 50 yards !!!!!!
     
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    So can my rifle. But gutting an animal with your teeth can quickly become a messy affair.
     
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    Well said Smokey, well said.
     
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    I concour Regards Rudyard
     
  19. Aug 6, 2019 #19

    nit wit

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    I have another Patriot and I wanted a B. Watson knife to go with my B. Watson tomahawk. That is the first Watson knife I have ever seen for sale. When you see them you buy them and smile!
    Nit Wit
     
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    Sell your Patriot and buy 3 or 4 Watson knives
     

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