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2019 GEC 86 Oil Field Jack and Forum Knife Picture Thread

Discussion in 'Traditional Folders and Fixed Blades' started by waverave, Aug 20, 2019.

  1. Blades of Glory

    Blades of Glory Gold Member Gold Member

    May 13, 2015
    I just like to put the first marks on the knife myself :)
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  2. GE Jr

    GE Jr Gold Member Gold Member

    Dec 29, 2015
  3. wintermute

    wintermute Gold Member Gold Member

    Oct 18, 2007
    Does the sucker rod wood smell like crude, or like motor oil? In my experience, heavier fractions, like #6 can smell pretty funky.
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  4. Mingecutter

    Mingecutter Gold Member Gold Member

    Sep 7, 2011
    Mine had one side of one bolster that had several rub marks in its satin finish. Mine will be a user, and I already knew this finish is more prone to these kind of marks, so it made little difference to me.
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  5. More like gun oil.

    Definitely not motor oil; that's coming from a 20 year mechanic.

    I've never smelled true crude oil though so I can't really speak to that.
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  6. Ramrodmb

    Ramrodmb Gold Member Gold Member

    Jun 9, 2010
    To me, it smells like every other GEC I have.:D:confused:
    Like the oil bath they give every knife to flush out some of the crud.:thumbsup:
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  7. Mayonardo

    Mayonardo Gold Member Gold Member

    Oct 28, 2010
  8. CyberRacer

    CyberRacer Gold Member Gold Member

    Apr 28, 2018
  9. Up next...

    Oily creek bone!

    I think that'll be the last I get of this pattern...

    Unless I stumble upon a forum knife!

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  10. mbkr

    mbkr Gold Member Gold Member

    May 20, 2018
    Got mine today. It does smell like oil. An Oilfield Jack that smells like oil :p :thumbsup:

    I got a button! :D Did everybody? Or did I just luck out? I never got a button before.

    The "PPP" is facing the right way (unreversed? reversedreverse? ) .The reversed ones are kind of cool :cool:

    Its a big, chunky, hunk of jack knife. Its pretty close in size to the #71 Bull Nose. A little thicker, a little heavier and a tiny bit taller.

    I stuck it in my jeans pocket and carried around today. It carries fine for such a big knife.

    The ricasso is prominent when closed. I thought some sunken joints would have been nice, then inspiration struck. GEC should put a copperhead bolster on this puppy. It would blend the ricasso's better and I certainly have to buy one since I like the copperhead design.

    This a nice knife. The sucker rod is interesting. I'm pleased. Well done GEC :thumbsup:
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  11. waynorth

    waynorth Dealer / Materials Provider Dealer / Materials Provider

    Nov 19, 2005
    I like "TIDIOUTE" stamped into the shield!! It livens up the look!
  12. NewBlades16

    NewBlades16 Gold Member Gold Member

    Dec 28, 2015
    I can appreciate your fondness of this shield and all that much more respect in your profession using such tools. That is why I would never carry or own this knife with that shield. Too much respect for guys like you for your talent.
  13. Matt_WY

    Matt_WY Gold Member Gold Member

    Sep 30, 2018
    I agree Charlie, wish all of the wrenches were labeled.
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  14. waynorth

    waynorth Dealer / Materials Provider Dealer / Materials Provider

    Nov 19, 2005
    I'm sure GEC only marks the shields that do not require surface grinding/sanding! They do not do this to the oily bone because the bone finish will disappear! So they can mark rhe shield with out risking the stamping!
    On the micartas, they do a lot of sanding, so the letters risk getting sanded off!
  15. TheFactor

    TheFactor Life is good ! Platinum Member

    Feb 26, 2015
    What a great knife I’m really liking mine.
    I’m guilty of having it for a week or so without being in my pocket but that will change Saturday:thumbsup:
  16. mbkr

    mbkr Gold Member Gold Member

    May 20, 2018
    Looks like you got some good grain on that one. Nice coloration.
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  17. TheFactor

    TheFactor Life is good ! Platinum Member

    Feb 26, 2015
    It does have some nice character :thumbsup:
  18. TheFactor

    TheFactor Life is good ! Platinum Member

    Feb 26, 2015
    Mine definitely doesn’t , smells just like all my other GEC’s when you pop the tube and actually love it lol.
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  19. TheFactor

    TheFactor Life is good ! Platinum Member

    Feb 26, 2015
    Button here !
    Love the sucker rod wood and this pattern and knife :thumbsup:
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