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2019 GEC 29 Humpback/Stockyard Whittler Thread

Discussion in 'Traditional Folders and Fixed Blades' started by waverave, Jun 21, 2019.

  1. knifegirl1

    knifegirl1

    7
    Aug 4, 2019
    I ordered the apaloosa bone one I do not like you don't get to pick out your individual knife like some of the dealers though as the apaloosa bone can vary so much between knives. Thinking about getting one in the ebony as well. I don't much care for the autumn jig bone or whatever the other one is.
     
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  2. Jiki

    Jiki Basic Member Basic Member

    481
    Jun 12, 2018
    Two sides to every knife.:D
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  3. L.H.S

    L.H.S Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 1, 2013
    Ah, makes sense. I didn't see that picture on their site and assumed they'd have a picture showing the etch. I must have missed it. Thanks!
     
  4. JohnDF

    JohnDF Gold Member Gold Member

    May 14, 2018
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  5. Txjohn

    Txjohn Basic Member Basic Member

    755
    Apr 24, 2013
    I usually go for jig bone and like punches but I couldn't resist the Ebony Ranger .
     
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  6. Mingecutter

    Mingecutter

    Sep 7, 2011
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  7. Augie

    Augie Gold Member Gold Member

    Aug 23, 2014
    The M&G's look great, I like having those with 3 blades and the option of the GEC with a punch.
     
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  8. knifethetank

    knifethetank Gold Member Gold Member

    168
    Dec 18, 2018
    I agree, the M&G's do look great, I'm already way over on the knife budget this month but I'm thinking about it especially with Texas Ranger etch.
    Did you all check out the 1938 ad when going through the site pics, those prices would be great today and what a bargain for 3
     
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  9. blademan 13

    blademan 13 Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 25, 2000
    I find all 3 of these very attractive but ponied up for the smooth bone. If the action is dialed in on these to my liking, the ebony will be sure to follow.
     
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  10. Travman

    Travman Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 26, 2016
    More 29’s are finishing up. The Northfield Bloodwood version still isn’t on the schedule, but obviously it is coming.
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    Looks like the Copperhead jigged bone option has been replaced with red jigged bone. E03E3C45-BC05-46C6-9FB6-18357BC617F8.jpeg
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  11. SteveC

    SteveC Gold Member Gold Member

    Jul 13, 2017
    I was excited to get a Copperhead bone but I'm not too into the red :(
     
  12. L.H.S

    L.H.S Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 1, 2013
    Don't let anyone tell you a punch/awl isn't useful!

    We have some fancy salt that I got my wife for her birthday that doesn't have any anti-caking agents, and I used my #29 to pick at the salt and break it up for sprinkling on dinner tonight.
     
  13. Danke42

    Danke42

    Feb 10, 2015
    No one order a coffeehouse till I get my order in OK?
    [​IMG]
     
  14. waverave

    waverave Platinum Member Platinum Member

    Jun 7, 2018
    That bloodwood is looking better and better. Im torn between that and the snakewood.
    I can't tell if the coffeehouse acrylic has depth to it...I'm intrigued though.
     
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  15. Mayonardo

    Mayonardo Gold Member Gold Member

    336
    Oct 28, 2010
    From those photos and the depth on my GBM, I’d say it’s pretty deep.
     
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  16. waverave

    waverave Platinum Member Platinum Member

    Jun 7, 2018
    Yes now that I am looking at them on my computer screen I can definitely see that. In fact, looks like a LOT of depth...there are shadows from the shield and pins. My level of intrigue has increased significantly :)
     
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  17. Danke42

    Danke42

    Feb 10, 2015
    Nope nope nope. All an illusion. You didn't see anything. You don't want one.
     
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  18. waverave

    waverave Platinum Member Platinum Member

    Jun 7, 2018
    :D:D:D

    *** deep Jabba the Hut laugh ***

    "Your mind powers will not work on me, boy."
     
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  19. rswanson

    rswanson Gold Member Gold Member

    654
    Jun 10, 2011
    Those M&Gs are really tempting me, especially the ebony. Glamour shot:

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  20. JA5544

    JA5544

    64
    Apr 1, 2016
    I would love it if they didn’t polish these Northfields.
     

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