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2019 Fiddleback User Weekend

Discussion in 'Fiddleback Forge Knives' started by Bmurray, Oct 15, 2018.

  1. VANCE

    VANCE Allen, I have an axe to grind with you. Moderator Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Mar 13, 2006
    that was covered last year
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  2. Bmurray

    Bmurray Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 9, 2012
    Can we do Tarzan stuff like swing vine to vine while wearing loin cloths that we made on day one?
    Last edited: Dec 7, 2018
  3. Fiddleback Outpost

    Fiddleback Outpost Fiddleback Forge Knives & Fiddleback Outpost Gear

    Apr 29, 2016
    You're right! That reminds me, I need to make sure to pack my tow strap this year.
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  4. Odaon

    Odaon Gold Member Gold Member

    Apr 13, 2009
    Definitely do that, and your gas mask. It's likely that you'll need them since I probably wont be there.

    Or maybe just find a nice spot away from the water to have this event. :D
  5. Bmurray

    Bmurray Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 9, 2012
    you'll be there because your our Tarzan and I'm making you a special loin cloth
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  6. Odaon

    Odaon Gold Member Gold Member

    Apr 13, 2009
    Will it be in the shape of a round trip airline ticket? Hah!
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  7. Bmurray

    Bmurray Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 9, 2012
    you can fly to STL and ride down with me
  8. Odaon

    Odaon Gold Member Gold Member

    Apr 13, 2009
    Haha, thanks for the offer. It's more so the time off I would need than the cost really. Wedding and honeymoon will be eating up a good chunk of my leave time next year.
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  9. Bmurray

    Bmurray Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 9, 2012
    just move the wedding out. If she really loves you she'll understand.
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  10. thewildonions


    Sep 25, 2010
    Hey everyone, is this event still happening?
  11. Fiddleback

    Fiddleback Knifemaker Moderator Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Oct 19, 2005
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  12. k12s

    k12s Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 14, 2008
    I'd be interested if it's north Georgia. I usually stay in Suches ( 4 way stop) on motorcycle trips.. There is a airfield, literally a field no pavement, that has cabins to rent, and camping. The local store has good breakfast. Dahlonega is 8 miles I think for a great dinner. It takes half hour to get to Dahlonege because there because road is so curvy.

    Just throwing my 2 cents in.

    I got my first Fiddleback last month and I'm hooked
  13. k_estela

    k_estela Co-Moderator, Wilderness and Survival Skills Forum Moderator

    Feb 23, 2001
    Hey Guys. We're coming up on a month out from this event. I want to get all my travel plans in order and make some moves. What's the story?
  14. ndmiller

    ndmiller Platinum Member Platinum Member

    Nov 30, 2015
    Yeah, K, snap them into shape. o_O
  15. Southern Gent

    Southern Gent

    Apr 3, 2015
    Hey all, just a quick update on the user weekend. I haven't forgotten and I did not want to post something up without having all the based covered. The intent was to have the User weekend over President's day weekend (Feb 16-18), however, the two locations that I shortlisted have fallen through for different reasons. Also, I know everyone doesn't follow the weather patterns of N. GA, but we are already about 15 inches of rain above the average and a rainy weekend in February would greatly dampen the weekend in more ways than one. The saviors of the last rainy User weekend were a bridge, an open building we could use and intermittent clear skies. The User weekend is not something I would consider doing half ass and I want ensure that everyone feels like they get way more out of it than they put in. I'll announce something before too long with a new date that will give people the opportunity to have enough advance notice to plan accordingly if you want to attend. I know Kevin is itching to get back down here and do his thing and we already have a great schedule lined up, plus I've got a couple of new partners who want us to test some products. Cheers, JC
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  16. theobetts


    Nov 4, 2004
    Any updates!?
  17. Southern Gent

    Southern Gent

    Apr 3, 2015
    Hey Theo, latest and greatest is that we're just waiting for things to dry out a bit to kick things off. We do have a location selected and planning has begun. It's a little more rustic i.e. no running water, restrooms, ect. right now, but we will have 30+ acres to use for the weekend. Expect no less than 60 days notice form the time the event is announced to when it takes place.
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  18. ndmiller

    ndmiller Platinum Member Platinum Member

    Nov 30, 2015
    Hopefully a large hill (backstop) is included......
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  19. theobetts


    Nov 4, 2004
    Thank you for the update! Sounds like a good spot.

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