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  • Help us support our troops! [Knives for Soldiers] Update: 1,000 shipped to date and counting!

    07/29/2005 7:42:45 PM PDT · by HairOfTheDog · 380 replies · 6,976+ views
    As some of you know, The group of friends here at Free Republic known as the Hobbit Hole thread, have been contributing to a small project to buy pocketknives and other needed tools for our deployed soldiers in Iraq and Afghanistan. It started out as care and comfort packages, and grew into pocketknives because we learned that while sweets and snacks were good, there were very practical tools, such as a good pocket knife, that our troops didn’t have unless they purchased them themselves. Handy items that would actually help them do their job. Since we started we have...
  • (VANITY)Hunters and knife collectors expertise

    03/14/2005 4:46:08 PM PST · by aft_lizard · 12 replies · 594+ views
    14 Mar 2005 | Chris
    Hate wasting good bandwidth on a vanity. I figured if anybody knew the answers to my qustion it would be a freeper. I have received from a deceased relative a deleon no 4 knife. The handle is stag and the blade is appx 3 inches long. I believe it is a skinning knife but does not have a gut hook. It appears to be one of deleons earlier knives. It is well worn with the blade having some marks and the handle has lost its whiteish yellow colour. I dont have a digital cam right now so I cant post...
  • Knives up ante in arguments

    01/18/2005 10:22:23 AM PST · by neverdem · 52 replies · 1,218+ views
    The London Free Press ^ | 2005-01-18 | KELLY PEDRO
    London police say the easily accessible weapons are coming out of pockets in the heat of the moment. The easy accessibility of knives on the street makes them deadly when emotions run high, London police said following a rash of weekend knifings. "Walking downtown with a pocket knife or some other type of knife . . . is not necessarily a criminal offence," London police Chief Murray Faulkner said yesterday. "But when emotions erupt, people know they have this weapon in their pocket and they're quick to use it." Latest police statistics show weapons offences, which aren't broken down by...

    06/28/2004 8:07:38 PM PDT · by BradJ · 97 replies · 647+ views
    Australian Government ^ | 3/8/04 | Australian Government
    Swords will become prohibited weapons from July 1, carrying penalties of up to $12,000 or six months in prison for illegal use or possession, the Minister for Police and Emergency Services, Andre Haermeyer said today. Mr Haermeyer announced new sword regulations today, saying they would assist Victoria Police to crack down on incidents involving swords. "The Bracks Government is implementing these new regulations to help Victoria Police overcome this culture of young people arming themselves with swords," Mr Haermeyer said. "From July 1, swords will be made prohibited weapons, making it illegal to use, possess or carry a sword." Mr...