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****MEETING LOCATION: Meetings are held at Smoke'n Pit Bar-B-Que, 164l North Tamiami Trail, North Fort Myers located on Rte 41 (Bus) between Pine Island Rd (SR78) & the Edison Bridge, First Tuesday of every month at 4:30 PM.


Last Meeting Update

The April meeting of the Ft Myers Knife Club had an attendance of 23 members & guests. This month's door prizes consisted of a Robert Klaas Hawk Bill and a Kabar Lockback. The winner of the Hawk Bill was Paul Englund and the Kabar lockback went to Coy Baughman III . The monthly 50/50 drawing of $23 went to Jim McDonnell. Congratulations to all the winners, you too can be a winner of our monthly door prizes, 50/50 and/or raffles just simply attend one of your monthly FMKC club meetings.

The Best Special knife for the month was the Best ENGRAVED KNIFE. The winner was The winner was Casey Philibert for his Ed Kalfagan's Bowie. May's Special Knife is: Your Best Pre-1940 Antique Knife


Next Meeting: May 2nd - Free Door Prize Drawing
Bring your favorite knives for Show & Tell and share with the members
May's Best Special Feature Knife is : Best Pre-1940 Antique Knife

BRING YOUR BEST TO WIN A PRIZE

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Monthly Gun & Knife Show Schedule

SUPPORT YOUR LOCAL GUN & KNIFE SHOW - GO THIS WEEKEND !!!

May PLEASE SUPPORT OUR/THESE GREAT SHOWS - HAVE FUN!!
May 6-7 Cape Coral - FBL Gun Show - Military Museum, 4820 Leonard Ave
May 6-7 Fort Lauderdale - Florida Gun Shows - War Memorial Auditurium
May 13-14 Sarasota - 2 Guys Gun & Knife Show - Robarts Arena
May 20-21 Orlando - Florida Gun Shows - Central Florida Fairgrounds
May 27-28 Port Charlotte - 2 Guys Gun & Knife Show - Charlotte County Fairgrounds
May 27-28 West Palm Beach - Sport Show Specialists - South Florida Fairgrounds

FMKC CLUB KNIVES
--CASE XX--
STAG TRAPPER

The 2007 Annual knife is a Case XX Bone-Stag Trapper - 2 blade. They are serial numbered 1 through 30 with our club emblem embedded in the handle. The master blade is deeply etched with multi-colored lettering. For the past few years, there has been no annual knife. The club is 20+ years old with many great knives. Please contact our treasurer Russ Smegal for our annual knives from past years.

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For additional information, please see link below on club knife values.
ATTENTION CLUB MEMBERS:

Membership dues for 2016 are due. In order to maintain all privileges of the club you need to fulfill this requirement. The Annual Dues are $10.00 or you may consider becoming a Life Member, this is a one-time fee of $75.00. If you are unsure that are paid for 20l3 please contact the club secretary at: 239.283.7253 or e-mail: rsmegal@comcas.net . You may pay your dues at any upcoming club meeting or submit payment to the club's address: FMKC, PO Box 706, St James City, FL 33956-0706. Checks will be excepted, however, because of club's current banking requirement all checks must be endorsed to RUSSELL SMEGAL. Any other endorsemenwt will result in return of your check. Sorry..

  • PRES:
    Ken Rabedeau (239) 466-8175
  • V.PRES:
    Bill Cyphert (239) 936-4746
  • SEC/TRES:
    Russ Smegal (239) 283-7253
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    KNIVES FOR SALE / KNIVES WANTED

    Please visit famous knife maker Ralph Turnbull a Florida knife maker and guild member for great custom knives. --CLICK HERE TO VISIT RALPH TURNBULL--

    FMKC Club Knives/For Sale: Attention club members that are looking to start a collection of the club's annual knives or fill missing gaps in your present collection contact Russ Smegal. I have many of the club knives for sale including the first FMKC CLUB KNIFE (1984 Case Trapper/New Grind). I also have a couple of the club's 20th Anniversary knives, plus some of the club's show knives. For further information contact: Russ Smegal (239) 283-7253 or rsmegal@comcast.net
    --E-MAIL RUSS-- --VIEW FMKC CLUB KNIVES FOR SALE--

    Gordon Romeis custom made fixed blade knives for sale. Gordon does not set up at any of the shows. I have many of his fine skinners and several filet knives for sale. These have quality handle materials and are available with either damascus or stainless steel blades. I also have several Ed Kalfayan custom fixed blade knives for sale. For further information please contact Renate Taylor (239) 634-1995 or RenateBTaylor@yahoo.com.
    --E-MAIL Renate--

    I have some military style watches for sale -> Click here to view-- --E-MAIL Mike for info--

    For fine quality custom folders and butterfly knives, contact Chuck Gedraitis of Holden, MA at 508-963-1861 or --E-MAIL Chuck

    Visit Jersey Devil Forums for more knife info at ----> http://jerzeedevil.com/forums/forum.php

    For custom, one of a kind, and modern knives please visit Bladegathering.com



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