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  1. Mayonardo

    2020 GEC #74 Mustang Thread

    What? (Aghast ! :thumbsdown:) DO NOT polish those beautiful bolsters!
  2. Mayonardo

    The Perfect Pocket Knife.

    “Hey, look guys. We’ve been selling those old pattern saw cut bone XX Barlows faster than we can make them. “ “Good to know; OK everybody stop production of those Barlows!”
  3. Mayonardo

    What happened to Case?

    There seems to be roughly two schools of thought separating GEC and Case knives: “almost flawless” was one “negative” term used to describe GEC knives. I’d go so far as to say that the best of anything is almost flawless, and for Case, “well it’s cheap.“ If it is cheap you want and you think...
  4. Mayonardo

    The Perfect Pocket Knife.

    Me too, brother. Going for number 13 next week. If you were Navy check out the new Blue Water Disability Act. Semper fi
  5. Mayonardo

    2020 GEC #19 Little Rattler Thread

    From the 74 Mustang thread it may be a run of 2000.
  6. Mayonardo

    Your newest addition:traditionals of course!

    I would rate it 9 out of 10 for that run. You might find an individual knife that is an actual 10. I have a 97 that I believe is a 10, but of course that’s subjective. In terms of frequent carry the 44 is hard to beat. Let me know what you think of the pulls.
  7. Mayonardo

    Your newest addition:traditionals of course!

    One of Great Eastern Cutlery’s best patterns in my estimation. I’d have a couple but they are too strong for me to open reliably. Great knife!
  8. Mayonardo

    What "Traditional Knife" are ya totin' today?

    C706847E-9D29-40B5-936D-21CF25C1ADB4 by Mayonardo posted Dec 2, 2019 at 7:52 PM[/GALLERY
  9. Mayonardo

    "Carl's Lounge" (Off-Topic Discussion, Traditional Knife "Tales & Vignettes")

    Thanks so much. I know there is a kind of hidden association many of us have with the disease. Many brave souls. Yes, today is THE day. I am happy that I get to keep experiencing them, one at a time. I future the guys and gals who inhabit the porch are not going to let me get away with much...
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    "Carl's Lounge" (Off-Topic Discussion, Traditional Knife "Tales & Vignettes")

    Chemo and the outcome. I’ve mentioned in a number of conversations that I’m taking chemotherapy for cancer. Many of you have done the same. My prognosis is that once this round of chemo stops working, I will go into hospice here at home and let nature take its course. Could be months yet but...
  11. Mayonardo

    SOLD GEC 93 & 74

    Well, dang. Someone got a good knife at a more than fair price.
  12. Mayonardo

    What "Traditional Knife" are ya totin' today?

    As my darling wife would say, Where are the veggies?
  13. Mayonardo

    Lets talk GEC!

    The 66 Calf Roper is a favorite of mine too. I have a Buckaroo with slanted and threaded bolsters, cocobolo, but I like the modest serpentine frame especially in the Tidiuote 66s.
  14. Mayonardo

    Tidioutes Only but Now Anyday

    my new 15 with mammoth covers
  15. Mayonardo

    Lets talk GEC!

    Well I’m getting down to four GECs, five if I can eventually find a sheep foot Barlow I can afford. Maybe Great Eastern Cutlery will do another run this time. I dither about Mike’s Dom but all the screws put me off. I’m too picky about traditional knives I guess.
  16. Mayonardo

    The Unexpected Mammouth

    I’m in my fight cancer mode. Had an infusion yesterday and since the steroids have not yet worn off I feeling good and “knifey” (that’s probably not a word… but knife nuts will understand). Jeff was so thoughtful to mod the blade and handle. I’m very grateful.
  17. Mayonardo

    What GEC Are You Carrying Today?

    15, modified and recovered in mammoth ivory by @jsdistin
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