Attention 2019 Forum knife question thread.

Discussion in 'Traditional Folders and Fixed Blades' started by knarfeng, Mar 17, 2019.

  1. tmd_87

    tmd_87 Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 29, 2016
    Looks like we will have it before Christmas!
  2. cbr1000


    Jan 31, 2013
    The original mock up had a single lined bolster. The 2 lined bolster looks nice.
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  3. Burnt Stag

    Burnt Stag Gold Member Gold Member

    Oct 3, 2016
    I was thinking lanyard hole.
  4. Prester John

    Prester John Gold Member Gold Member

    May 20, 2018
    Too late!
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  5. meako

    meako Gold Member Gold Member

    Sep 4, 2006
    A sailor knife should have lanyard attachability......and a keg.
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  6. 22-rimfire

    22-rimfire Gold Member Gold Member

    Nov 20, 2005
    What makes you say that?
  7. tmd_87

    tmd_87 Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 29, 2016
    I'm sure they are farther along. Shouldn't take more than a week to finish where there at now, then another week for logistics. Should be in our hands before the 25th.
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  8. meako

    meako Gold Member Gold Member

    Sep 4, 2006
    Thats optimism in ts purest form.:thumbsup::thumbsup::thumbsup:
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  9. 22-rimfire

    22-rimfire Gold Member Gold Member

    Nov 20, 2005
    The newish pictures for the knife definitely suggest progress for a change. The problem I see is that the acrylic and Sambar Stag ones appear to be a head of the forum knife. The acrylic ones appear to be about finished. We'll see on the shipping to Collector Knives and our eventual receipt of the forum knife. I had thought mid-December at the end of November, but that may be optimistic at this point in terms of delivery.
  10. Camillus

    Camillus Gold Member Gold Member

    Jun 3, 2015
    I am gonna be doin this to mine


    Not entirely out of spite and bitterness! Oh no. Its due to CITES. After cocobolo got added to the list in 2018 I am taking it more seriously, so blackwood is off the list for me as it is a listed timber and I do not know if GEC’s timber is CITES certified.

    (AFAIK you US buyers are ok as you are not importing.)

    Anyone know if GEC is looking to only use CITES certified timber in future?

    PS if anyone can recommend a good modder to do work pls drop me a PM.
    Last edited: Dec 5, 2019
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  11. blanco112

    blanco112 Gold Member Gold Member

    Nov 1, 2016
    A dealer today said their Tortoise will be shipping to customers tomorrow so they must have them or be getting them in the next day.
  12. tmd_87

    tmd_87 Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 29, 2016
    Yea I think the turtle shells are done and I bet the stags are wrapping up. I'm sure the forum knives are in farther stages then they are showing. Well hopefully.
  13. Elgatodeacero

    Elgatodeacero Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 5, 2014
    it will arrive exactly on time.
  14. 22-rimfire

    22-rimfire Gold Member Gold Member

    Nov 20, 2005
    I personally don't care, but I bet GEC does.
  15. Ernie1980

    Ernie1980 Gold Member Gold Member

    Apr 19, 2012
    That is looking great! I really like the look of the lines bolsters!
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  16. Xr6x

    Xr6x Gold Member Gold Member

    Sep 17, 2015
    They say Good things come to those who wait :)These are going to be EXCELLENT! :D
  17. BuckShack

    BuckShack Gold Member Gold Member

    Jul 19, 2015
    Lookin' good :)
  18. Will Power

    Will Power

    Jan 18, 2007
    Grand proportions:thumbsup: I was worried that the shield would be too small, as in the 82 Stockman but that looks right and it's not centre either which for this shield is good.

    I don't have a problem in admitting when I'm wrong, but failure to sign up for this was a mistake on my part :(

    End-Caps ??? An abomination that chops off good jigging, wood or stag:eek: Barehead is always best :D
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  19. Onearmbladenut

    Onearmbladenut Gold Member Gold Member Basic Member

    Jul 19, 2018
    Hold that glass up right ! You are going to spill it ! Baw-ha ! Ha ! Ha ! Ha ! Ha !
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  20. r8shell

    r8shell Platinum Member Platinum Member

    Jan 16, 2010
    Are you planning to have the blackwood replaced with a different wood before it's sent on to you? I still like the look of that banner shield.

    You could call GEC and ask about their timber sourcing policies. It might not matter to everyone, but it's nice to have more information.
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