NOTICE OF RETIREMENT: As of 2021, I am no longer taking orders for new custom knives or custom knife repair and conversions. For those of you who would still like one of my custom knives, I do have a few "On Hand", that can be shipped out ASAP. You should find the info and photos of them under the "Knives For Sale" section.  These remaining knives will be discounted by 30%, until they are all gone.
Thank you for your support over the years.  - Jay Maines

Model 402 Texas Ranger Saddle Bowie

Model 402 Texas Ranger Saddle BowieTexas Ranger Saddle Bowie 9-1/4″ long, deep bellied design. Guard, crown, pommel cap, and 45% degree handle spacer, all from nickel silver flat bar stock. Ebony wood handle and five red spacers complete the knife

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Model 402 Texas Ranger Saddle BowieModel 402, Texas Ranger Saddle Bowie: (Full tang model) 10″ blade of C.P.M. S90-V., S.S. with 7″ handle of elephant ivory and mosaic pins. 4″ guard of Mokume-Gane in a twist pattern, with 2 layer nickel silver crown. Deluxe style sheath with python skin insert and ivory oval button.

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Model 402 Texas Ranger Saddle BowieModel 402, Texas Ranger Saddle Bowie, deep-bellied version: 9″ blade of CPM S 90-V, S. S., 17″ overall. As shown with 4″ lugged and crowned brass guard. Colobolo wood spacer, sonbar stag crown antler handle with finger grips and thong hold. Deluxe style sheath with double keeper-straps, overlaid with black alligator skin.

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Model 402 Texas Ranger Saddle BowieModel 402, Texas Ranger Saddle Bowie: 9 1/4′ deep bellied blade of CPM S90-V S. S. 17″ overall. As shown with N. S. double guard w/crown and N. S. round ball “skull crusher” pommel cap. Black spacers and cocobolo wood handle.

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Model 402 Texas Ranger Saddle BowieModel 402, Texas Ranger Saddle Bowie: A 9″ blade of C. P. M. S90-V, S. S. 16″ overall. As shown with a double brass guard with lugs and a crown. Brass and black spacers with AZ desert ironwood in between. The handle, with finger grips is a “crown” section of sambar stag. A 65 million-year-old polished ammonite fossil is inlaid in the butt. A brass and black beaded “drop” with a bear’s claw hangs from the handle. The water buffalo hide sheath has a round, silver concho with a single tassel of horsehair.

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Model 402 Texas Ranger Saddle BowieModel 402 Texas Ranger Saddle Bowie: 9″ blade of C. P. M. S90V, S. S. as shown with double lugged brass guard with a crown brass pommel cap. Red and brass spacers, two sets. Handle of stacked leather washers. Sheath set up for an adjustable shoulder harness system.

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402-1Model #402, Texas Ranger Saddle Bowie – A most enjoyable build. This one-of-a-kind Bowie has an Asian elephant, ivory tusk tip, for its unusual handle. The 9 inch 440-C, S.S. hollow ground blade has a deep belly and a blood grove on both sides. The double brass guard is lugged and crowned, and backed up with a set of red and brass spacers. The solid ivory handle is over 5” long, and has a mellow patina.

402-2The low carry Deluxe style water buffalo hide sheath has an insert of black, LA alligator hide. The sheath was dyed dark brown, and a leg tie-down was added, with an ivory slide. To tie it all together a Texas Ranger silver star was added to the front.

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