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Attention 2019 Forum Knife : Poll - Shield

Discussion in 'Traditional Folders and Fixed Blades' started by knifeswapper, Mar 8, 2019.

Shield

Poll closed Mar 14, 2019.
  1. Knife without shield

    26 vote(s)
    7.7%
  2. Knife with shield

    214 vote(s)
    63.1%
  3. --Custom shield

    13 vote(s)
    3.8%
  4. --Banner

    31 vote(s)
    9.1%
  5. --Bomb

    118 vote(s)
    34.8%
  6. --Diamond

    12 vote(s)
    3.5%
  7. --Orleans

    79 vote(s)
    23.3%
  8. --Propeller

    38 vote(s)
    11.2%
  9. -- Federal

    22 vote(s)
    6.5%
  10. -- Houndtooth

    14 vote(s)
    4.1%
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  1. Prester John

    Prester John Gold Member Gold Member

    May 20, 2018
    Understandable. But the reverse orleans looks weird to me. I voted "no shield", but the bomb looks the least bad of our options so that's my vote.
     
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  2. Shurke

    Shurke Gold Member Gold Member

    258
    Feb 6, 2018
    A couple of days left.... Is it too late to get a groundswell of support for a custom shield that's shaped like the forum knife (which would also be imprinted with a shield shaped like the forum knife)?

    (I'm only about 50% joking.)
     
  3. Elgatodeacero

    Elgatodeacero Gold Member Gold Member

    995
    Jan 5, 2014
    @Shurke, kinda like the movie Inception.....? are you awake?!
     
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  4. Ajd3530

    Ajd3530

    351
    Jan 20, 2017
    Out of the options made available, I believe either the banner or the propeller would look best on what is more than likely going to be a bareheaded blackwood knife.
     
  5. Behr95

    Behr95 Gold Member Gold Member

    173
    Jan 23, 2018
    This is sick!!! #nopineapple
     
  6. Old Engineer

    Old Engineer Gold Member Gold Member

    Nov 30, 2014
    You are somewhat correct @Travman . They did make 12 of them . Remember these Emerald Green Parts Knives ??? I thought that you bought one too at the 2018 Rendezvous ????
    [​IMG]

    Harry
     
  7. tmd_87

    tmd_87 Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 29, 2016
    Amazing knife!
     
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  8. jstrange

    jstrange

    Mar 31, 2012
    That’s a gorgeous knife!
     
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  9. Travman

    Travman Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 26, 2016
    Harry, I do have one Emerald Green 35’s. However, I am not sure about your point. The shield on these is the regular Orleans, not the reverse. Either way it looks great. I’d like to see that emerald green bone used on a forum knife.
     
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  10. Old Engineer

    Old Engineer Gold Member Gold Member

    Nov 30, 2014
    I also would like to see that EmeraldGreen on a Forums Knife . I guess I don't understand what a Reverse Orleans is . Just put the shield on the other way around with the narrow end towards the main blade pivot ?????? Is that it ???

    Harry
     
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  11. wintermute

    wintermute Gold Member Gold Member

    Oct 18, 2007
    That's it - that way it matches the taper of the handle.
     
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  12. Buzzbait

    Buzzbait Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 25, 2001
    Like this AG Russell?

    [​IMG]
     
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  13. Coyja

    Coyja Gold Member Gold Member

    839
    Nov 7, 2009
    Still time for lots of the other voters to have a "come to Orleans" moment...

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]
     
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  14. tmd_87

    tmd_87 Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 29, 2016
    2019_BF_ironwood_bomb_mini.jpg
     
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  15. Sabercat

    Sabercat Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 9, 2015
    Banner shield

    It's not too late for a comeback. Would look great on blackwood or ironwood (I can't find an ironwood mockup)

    Looks like bomb has it wrapped up, and I'm okay with that. I just like the banner more.

    20190314_131419.jpg
     
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  16. JTB_5

    JTB_5 Gold Member Gold Member

    Oct 6, 2017
    I wish, but I think that ship has sailed.
     
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  17. fishface5

    fishface5

    Feb 3, 2001
    Weirdly (and I guess luckily) I am starting to come around on the bomb over Orleans on ironwood. But on AB I think Orleans is still "the bomb."
     
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  18. Shurke

    Shurke Gold Member Gold Member

    258
    Feb 6, 2018
    Yep, that's the knife I stole the idea from. I poked around a bit before I posted, but couldn't remember where I'd seen it before.
     
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  19. Shankenstein

    Shankenstein Gold Member Gold Member

    138
    Apr 23, 2015
    Bomb shield for me. I think it's a better fit for this knife.
     
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  20. tmd_87

    tmd_87 Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 29, 2016
    Upside down reverse star!
     
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