Discontinued Tru Bal knives

These knives have been discontinued and are not for sale.

They are shown for historical reference only. Click on pics to enlarge.

This page will be devoted to listing older Tru Balance Throwing Knives that are still available as well as models that have been discontinued along with model changes that have taken place over the years. Well will also post pics with information of one of a kind knives. As with any collectible, the value can be subjective and fluctuate with the market as well as supply and demand. Bottom line is that collectibles are only worth what someone is willing to pay for them.

Model # 1 – Professional Throwing Knife –  Made from 1953-1983. Design sold to a franchise named Tru Bal WEST – Pre 1983 marked Tru-Bal (W) . Tru Balance Knives once again obtained the rights from the now defunct Tru Bal West in March 2021

Model # 2  – Bowie Axe – Made from 1953- present, (currently in production)

Model # 3 – Tru Bal Throwing Bowie – Made from 197-=1983. Design sold to a franchise named Tru Bal WEST – Pre 1983 marked Tru-Bal (W). Tru Balance Knives once again obtained the rights from the now defunct Tru Bal West in March 2021

Model # 4-A – Battle Blade Made from 1966-1981 – (Discontinued) Reintroduced in 1993

Model # 4-B – Battle Blade, Reintroduced in 1993 (currently in production)

Model # 5 – Tru- Pro – (Discontinued) 1968 -1980

 Model # 6-A – Rifleman, Made 1975-1976 – Revised 1977 – (Discontinued) Very few made.  The Rifleman went through six design changes.

Model # 6-B – Rifleman, Made 1977-1987 – (Discontinued)

 Model # 6-C – Rifleman, made 1988-Present (slightly modified) (currently in production)

 Model #6-D – Combat Thrower, made 1973-1974 (short lived) – (Discontinued) Less than 25 made.

 Model # 7 – American Hunter – Old Design made 1946-1971. New design (shown) made 1971-1975 – (Discontinued)

 Model # 8 – Pro-master made 1983-1988 Design sold to Tru Bal EAST

 Model # 9 – Champion (1994-1987) – Design sold to Tru Bal EAST

Model # 10 – Bulls Eye Buster 1970-1980 (Discontinued) Very Rare

Model # 11 – Circus Thrower (Discontinued) 1985 Very few made

 Model # 44 – Battle Master – Made 1987-1988, Only 70 made. (Discontinued)

Model # 70- Classic Pro Throw – (currently in production)

 Model # 76 – Throwing Dirk – (currently in production)

 Model # 79 – Sport Pro – (currently in production)

Model # 80  – (Discontinued) The model 80 is a model # 76 without handles.

 Model # 83 – Super Pro. Is it actually a number 8 without handles

Model # 94 – Mountain Bowie, (currently in production)

 Model # 98 – Frontier Bowie, (Discontinued)

 Model # 98-C -American Knife Throwers Alliance club knife

Harry McEvoy made a lot of prototypes and one of a kind knives for friends and family that never made it into production. Just when you thought you have seen it all, there is another Tru Bal design right around the corner.

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