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#77 Barlow 2016 - What configuration would you like?

Discussion in 'Traditional Folders and Fixed Blades' started by knifeswapper, Feb 8, 2016.

  1. Ramrodmb

    Ramrodmb Gold Member Gold Member

    Jun 9, 2010
    Cool thanks. Thats exactly what I thought, more radiused.
    I have tried to look at the pics on GECs site but it is down...
     
  2. r8shell

    r8shell Platinum Member Platinum Member

    Jan 16, 2010
    Copperhead looks so fine, it broke the website. :D
     
  3. Ramrodmb

    Ramrodmb Gold Member Gold Member

    Jun 9, 2010
    :D Right?
     
  4. arizonaranchman

    arizonaranchman

    Jan 1, 2012
    I looked awhile ago and it appeared to be the normal saw cut pattern.

    I just looked at the pic again to confirm - same as the rest have been! :thumbup:
     
  5. Ramrodmb

    Ramrodmb Gold Member Gold Member

    Jun 9, 2010
    Thanks.
    Still cant load the site
     
  6. Old Engineer

    Old Engineer Gold Member Gold Member

    Nov 30, 2014
    If I remember correctly :
    The Copperhead was supposed to be Saw Cut . Only the Red was supposed to be Jigged .

    Harry
     
  7. arizonaranchman

    arizonaranchman

    Jan 1, 2012
    Correct
     
  8. tstaut

    tstaut

    600
    Jan 6, 2012
    A couple more to help us all make it through the weekend.

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  9. spycycle

    spycycle

    170
    Dec 15, 2014
    Boy, I really hope there's some extra of the micarta or copperhead that end up on CK...
     
  10. JOELSM

    JOELSM Gold Member Gold Member

    Aug 30, 2007
    I think the blood red jiged bone is going to be a breath taker. Can't wait to see the completed product.
     
  11. xtonesterx

    xtonesterx

    866
    May 26, 2009
    The copperhead came out amazing!


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  12. Buzzbait

    Buzzbait

    Feb 25, 2001
    Wow. The copperhead looks like the epitome of the classic barlow to me. Everything looks absolutely perfect!!!

    I even like how the green came out, and I was ready not to like it.

    Unfortutely, I couldn't afford three 77's, so I had to duck out on the micarta.

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  13. fuzzylogic

    fuzzylogic

    87
    Jul 20, 2016
    Aha, I finally figure out why the micarta didn't sit right with me and looked "dirty" or "pre-aged". I've been googling bone LINEN micarta which show clean smooth uniform surfaces.
    Just realized this is bone CANVAS micarta. Stupid me for not reading more carefully.
     
  14. Baldy McBalders

    Baldy McBalders

    235
    Jun 28, 2014
    If I remember correctly, the initial cover options listed said that the micarta was linen, which was why I didn't reserve one. I prefer the canvas texture. Rats! I guess I will make due with the red jig bone I did reserve instead.;) very excited to get a peek at that soon!
    Thanks,
    Brian

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  15. texmex03

    texmex03

    948
    Nov 17, 2014
    Your correct it was linen. I wasnt sure either but just decided to order anyways. I would hate for it to Turn out nice and not be able to get it later.
     
  16. Old Engineer

    Old Engineer Gold Member Gold Member

    Nov 30, 2014
    Sure glad that I reserved a Copperhead and now I would like to see what my other reserved one , the Blood Red Jigged Bone , looks like.


    Harry
     
  17. rbeggs

    rbeggs Gold Member Gold Member

    715
    Nov 8, 2013
    I think the copperhead sawcut looks more like tan sawcut but it looks great, can't wait to get it!

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  18. major_works

    major_works

    519
    Aug 30, 2014
    I don't know if anyone else has noticed, but the GEC home page's image of the copperhead sawcut has been changed. The pictured scales are no longer exhibiting the tight radius in the saw marks. Just FYI. I'm waiting on one of these puppies myself, so...
     
  19. arizonaranchman

    arizonaranchman

    Jan 1, 2012
    I thought I saw a really strange radius in those saw marks the other day too, but upon zooming in on the pic I found that it was how the computer screen blurred them. I saved that image GEC had posted - so was able to zoom in on it and realized the saw cut radius was actually normal and not nearly circular like my first impression was. Some sort of illusion is all it was.

    Have no fear, the saw cut has not changed :thumbup:

    PS: I've been further examining two versions of that pic that I saved about 20 minutes apart. The first one is somehow blurry and of poor quality. It gives the impression that the saw cut pattern is nearly circular. When I look closely I can sort of see the "normal" saw cut pattern vaguely showing through. I then look at the second image I saved and it's far more clear and appears "normal". From what I can tell it's the same two knives.
     
    Last edited: Sep 19, 2016
  20. major_works

    major_works

    519
    Aug 30, 2014
    It's all good... I had wondered if there was something amiss with the image, actually. But they have what seems to be a clearer shot on there now. I'm excited about my first #77, first sawcut handles, and first decent Barlow. The plastic shell-handled Colonial from when I was a kid just isn't doing it for me anymore. ;-)
     

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