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Lost pocket knife
« on: August 30, 2017, 10:56:57 PM »
In 2012 my son and I were building fence in the woods and my son lost his new pocket knife. We looked and looked and even used a metal detector without success. Today it just seemed to reappear right next to the goat shed. We have been out there 1000s of times and never seen it.

  

  like it was dropped last night. No rust and still sharp.

I told him we would find it.  ;D
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Re: Lost pocket knife
« Reply #1 on: August 30, 2017, 11:07:40 PM »
hope my leatherman reappears like that.
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Re: Lost pocket knife
« Reply #2 on: August 30, 2017, 11:29:33 PM »
I guess I'd say a crow might have found it first. Any nests around?

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Re: Lost pocket knife
« Reply #3 on: August 31, 2017, 07:35:48 AM »
DanG squirrels.   :D
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Re: Lost pocket knife
« Reply #4 on: August 31, 2017, 07:56:10 AM »
Nice find.  If you had posted that picture earlier we would have told you where it was.   :D
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Re: Lost pocket knife
« Reply #5 on: August 31, 2017, 08:41:55 AM »
Mine seems to have disappeared last week sometime. I checked all the normal spots like under my recliner, washer/dryer. Even called Hospice as I was sitting in a recliner there 12 hours a day till last Thursday but no luck.
Billy {wild Bill} gave me this one about 5-6 years ago. I'm bummed.
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Re: Lost pocket knife
« Reply #6 on: August 31, 2017, 08:58:16 AM »
There aren't any nest nearby that I know of.

Raider Bill and Trapper, we will find it... ;D just post a picture and we can see if we can see it. :D it will be like a "where is waldo" 8)
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Re: Lost pocket knife
« Reply #7 on: August 31, 2017, 10:15:49 AM »
Many years ago, Tammy and I went up to Chet and Judy's for Thanksgiving weekend. While there, I took the opportunity to go out deer hunting one final time for the season. Chet and Judy live in the land of big snow in the western U.P., so there was plenty of it already that November.   The following spring, we were invited to come back up for Easter.  Well, in the yooperland of ice and snow, there is still lots of it at that time too.   Chet plows much of his yard beyond his driveway during the winter to make sure there is plenty of room for all that snow to go and there are multitudes of times it is plowed.

  As we were getting ready to leave that Easter Sunday, I happened to scuff my foot in the now thawing driveway on something. I looked down to see just a glint of something shiney. Hoping it was money ( ;) )  I bent over and pried up the object still mostly frozen in the drive. It was my folding hunting knife that I had dropped that past November while either going out or coming back in from hunting. The plow had missed it all winter, not a scratch or nick on it. No one ever saw it laying there, in fact, no one ever knew it was missing including me, until I picked it up out of Chet's chunk of frozen U.P. tundra 6 months later.
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Re: Lost pocket knife
« Reply #8 on: August 31, 2017, 01:03:47 PM »
Not to get too far off subject but I found dad's billfold after he'd lost it while we'd been laying out irrigation pipe.    I found it 3 years later, not much left of it but why I happened to notice it is beyond me.  My stepson has given me 2 Kershaw knives for Christmas, I lost the first and the second I left on my baler but found that one thank goodness, I love those knives.

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Re: Lost pocket knife
« Reply #9 on: August 31, 2017, 05:57:35 PM »
I found a knife blade in my skidder tire one time :o >:( >:( if I could ever find out who lost it I think id kick there backside  ;D a few years ago I lost my last old timer knife while gutting a deer (i have a bad habit of sticking them in a tree so they don't fall on the ground)looked and looked never found it   last year while cutting logs I kick a small rock beside the tree before cutting it and there was my knife a little rusty but the wire wheel fixed that   

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Re: Lost pocket knife
« Reply #10 on: August 31, 2017, 06:28:00 PM »
I was coon hunting one night years ago.treed the coon and shot it out.
Leaned the gun up against a tree so I could gather up all the dogs and went back to the truck.
Got home and realized I left the gun in the woods.
Went back there and looked for weeks but never found it.
About 8 years later we treed in the same tree.
Guess what I found!!
Very rusted  >:(
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Re: Lost pocket knife
« Reply #11 on: August 31, 2017, 08:48:38 PM »
a pocket knife  ;) ;D

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Re: Lost pocket knife
« Reply #12 on: August 31, 2017, 09:17:41 PM »
Ha ha.
Nope. A rusty old marlin.  8)
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Re: Lost pocket knife
« Reply #13 on: August 31, 2017, 10:07:24 PM »
Having a Marlin 32,it Probly shot better after that  ;D

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Re: Lost pocket knife
« Reply #14 on: September 01, 2017, 02:25:54 PM »
This one was in no condition to shoot at all.  :D
Not a great loss but still a lost gun none the less.
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Re: Lost pocket knife
« Reply #15 on: September 01, 2017, 04:27:45 PM »
I figured it was a rusted old coon. 
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Re: Lost pocket knife
« Reply #16 on: September 01, 2017, 07:00:29 PM »
   Of all the things I've lost, I miss my mind the most. (old saying, often true)
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Re: Lost pocket knife
« Reply #17 on: September 01, 2017, 09:26:57 PM »
When I was ten, my grandfather gave me a Zippo folding knife. I was never more than five feet from that knife until I had to go to jury duty for the first time at 18. I lost it through a hole in my pants from a bike handled brush cutter. A couple of months later,  a coworker found it when we went back for a second trimming. I never carried it again after that.
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