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  • Texas town Bowie says it has world's largest knife

    04/09/2016 8:22:52 AM PDT · by JoeProBono · 25 replies
    chron ^ | April 8, 2016 | Matt Levin
    The larger-than-life Bowie knife was unveiled on Thursday in a park in Bowie – a small North Texas town (pop: just over 5,000 residents) north of Fort Worth, off U.S. 81. The sculpture features some admirable measurements. The entire object is 20 feet, 6 inches long and weighs 3,000 pounds. The blade is made of stainless steel. The monument was designed to tolerate winds up to 90 miles per hour, an inch of ice and seismic activity. The project almost didn’t come to pass. Fundraising for the Bowie Knife Project started in 2013. However, by the end of 2014, organizers...