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Discussion in 'Gossman Knives' started by Gossman Knives, Apr 8, 2012.

  1. Gossman Knives

    Gossman Knives Edged Toolmaker Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Apr 9, 2004
    I've have several requests for 2" wide Tuskers. I'm going to offer this size for the Big Boar Tusker, 1/4" thick by 2" wide in 7, 8, 9 and 10" blades. I'll post up pricing on my website sometime this week. Also will be adding S7 steel for the Tuskers.
    I'll be working on some new models this year too. One that has been on the back burner is a modified sheepsfoot Big Boar Tusker. Blade style like the UNK.
    If anyone has any suggestions of new designs, let me know.
    Scott
     
  2. Camber

    Camber Gold Member Gold Member

    Jul 13, 2011
    That's awesome Scott! One day when I order a Big Boar, it will definitely be 2" wide...I was just thinking that the other day. And I'm really excited about the modified sheepsfoot Big Boar Tusker...can't wait to see that. I was actually messing around with the UNK design at one time, drawing it up way larger!
     
  3. geargeek

    geargeek Gold Member Gold Member

    May 31, 2010
    How about a larger version of the Deer Creek?
     
  4. Gossman Knives

    Gossman Knives Edged Toolmaker Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Apr 9, 2004
    What would be the specs for a larger one? Blade length, thickness, etc.?
    Scott
     
  5. stanley_white

    stanley_white

    770
    Nov 28, 2001
    Two inch width rules the earth.

    I'am just sayin'!

    :D

    -Stan
     
  6. Camber

    Camber Gold Member Gold Member

    Jul 13, 2011
    Your two were 2 inches wide, weren't they Stanley?
     
  7. Smaller puukko ;)?
     
  8. bigcountry1315

    bigcountry1315

    Aug 3, 2009
    2 inch wide BBT will be kick ass!!! May have to buy another one! I love mine so much I can not imagine it getting any better then you come up with 2 inch wide ones!!!!
     
  9. Gossman Knives

    Gossman Knives Edged Toolmaker Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Apr 9, 2004
    Stanley, someone saw your Tuskers, liked them so much, I had to make another one.
    Scott

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  10. stanley_white

    stanley_white

    770
    Nov 28, 2001
    Yes Sir -- mine were two inches wide.

    In fact I just received an e-mail this morning from Dan at Semper Paratus Tactical letting me know that both sheaths are done and the knives will be shipped back to me this week.

    I like the two inch wide -- or wider blades because I have more blade to grab on which equals more accuracy when doing certain types of cutting.

    A two inch wide or wider blade plus a forward lanyard plus near-neutral handle slabs is my recipe for success.

    Scott -- glad to see someone liked our design and bought a similar knife sans choil I see. :thumbup:

    -Stan
     
  11. geargeek

    geargeek Gold Member Gold Member

    May 31, 2010
    A bigger Deer Creek? I was thinking maybe a 6" blade, handle maybe a little more curve at the end to give a good grip for light chopping, maybe a slight extended tang also; blade maybe just an 1/8 in wider with a little more weight toward the tip, but keep the blade thickness the same though (I think 3/16 is plenty thick!). Keep the balance around the first finger for use with close up work as well. I really like the ergos on the Deer Creek, and this bigger size would chop better and be even better for big tasks, but still be compact and not too heavy. Just my 2 cents! :)
     
  12. Scott, I know this isn't what you wanted to hear, but I'd like to see a Hudson Bay camp knife. If not that, then I really like the new width Tuskers. A PSK with a wide 3" blade, and full size handle. I think that would only appeal to myself, and others with super sized ham hock hands however ;). I am interested to see a UNK chopper also.
     
  13. Gossman Knives

    Gossman Knives Edged Toolmaker Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Apr 9, 2004
    Stanley, yes they preferred choiless.
    geargeek, great suggestion. I think the Deer Creek design would do well in a larger configuration.
    SHS, I have made Hudson Bay knives in the past. There hasn't been much interest in them over the years. Your Puukko idea might do well. 1 1/4" is about the widest that a PSK knife would work. I am doing a 1" overall longer standard PSK knife. 7" overall with a 3" blade. Got two up for sale in the store.
    Thanks for the imput, keep the suggestions coming.
    Scott
     
  14. Ossa1970

    Ossa1970

    682
    Nov 5, 2006
    All awesome ideas. Love the idea of a 2 inch wide blade. Anyone want to sell me their 8 in BBT so they can buy a 2 incher. ;-). great job Scott, love Stanley's knives.
     
  15. Scott, lemme rephrase, a 3" long blade PSK, not a 3" wide. I need to get some pics of that puukko up, better control than I thought.
     
  16. Gossman Knives

    Gossman Knives Edged Toolmaker Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Apr 9, 2004
    Make sure you post a pic of the sheaths.
    Scott
     
  17. stanley_white

    stanley_white

    770
    Nov 28, 2001
    I most definitely will!

    -Stan
     
  18. frc505

    frc505

    684
    Jun 12, 2010
    Cant wait to see what happens with all the ideas
    In this thread ! I think you already tried this if so
    How did it fare ? ... A Stainless steel tusker ? ...
    Six inches long, one and a half inches wide would
    Work good i think !

    Frank
     
  19. Gossman Knives

    Gossman Knives Edged Toolmaker Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Apr 9, 2004
    Yes, I've made several Tuskers from SS.
    Scott
     
  20. le skunk

    le skunk

    12
    Mar 16, 2009
    deer creek in 5160 or 52100 would be great
    scott those steels hold a nice edge an flex well for tasks

    my psk is great unk next
    deer creek 4--5 inch with a little more upsweep at the tip would be perfect
    3/16
     

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