Support BladeForums! Paid memberships don't see ads! GEC ANNUAL RENDEZVOUS WILL BE HELD ON AUGUST 9, 10, & 11, 2018 So it's time for Titusville!!! Hope to see you there! This will be two and a half days of the most enjoyable time any knife lover can have! There will be factory tours, show and tell, buy, sell, trade gatherings on the front Porch of the factory and other local places also. There will be the 2018 annual Rendezvous knife and many other special knives that will be available during this event! You can catch up with old friends and make plenty of new ones! Let's don't forget the world's greatest picnic! Great food - all you can eat! There will be Bean (corn) bag toss and other activities! The picnic will be held on Saturday around noon, after the plant closes! More Show and Tell, buy, sell and trade! If you like knives and people, you have to go!! Reminder: Register for the picnic by the end of July! It's worth it and you won't be disappointed. Call Chris at GEC; http://greateasterncutlery.net/blog/about/contacts/ Let's use this thread for discussion of the Rendezvous past and present: -Show your knives from past Rendezvous' -Tell your stories from past Rendezvous' -Discuss your plans to attend or your disappointments in not being able to! -Anything Rendezvous related, just keep it within the forum guidelines! This will be the 4th year in a row that Pam and I will be attending the Rendezvous. We are really looking forward to it! Hope to see you there! This is some of the knives that I got at my first Rendezvous in 2015! This is the 2015 Rendezvous Special: They were serving Soup at the 2015 Rendezvous!!! They were making the new #83 Tascosa Lockback's when we went on our factory tour. I was able to get this one from the company store!