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An apology

Discussion in 'Traditional Folders and Fixed Blades' started by navihawk, Apr 27, 2012.

  1. navihawk

    navihawk

    Feb 21, 2006
    hey fellas
    I haven't been around in a while. the last time I posted was to congrat Charlie on his million'th post.Then I ended up saying i wanted to get in on his ga. Truth is the ga didn't matter.I was wrong in trying to get in on it when I just left the scene with no explenation. I made a lot of friends here, as well as a few foes.Foes unintentional, such as life. Everyone in trads are great down to earth people, there is no doubt. we've had some helluva great conversations on knives. Anyways, to make a long story short, if you want me in the community contributing, let it be known. If not, let it be known. I'll understand and respond accordingly. I will not hold any ill will to anyone who doesn,t care for me to post. My main goal is to talk about knives. The GEC 56 is still the best yet in my pocket. Next purchace..... ruger new Vaquero single action. Most traditinal
    Peace bros,
    Steve
     
  2. Railsplitter

    Railsplitter Gold Member Gold Member

    Oct 31, 2010
    Welcome back, Steve! It's great to see you here again. I have always enjoyed your presence here.:thumbup:
     
  3. navihawk

    navihawk

    Feb 21, 2006
    Thanks Rick. I can,t explain the affliction I have. The closest I can think of is I am a bit paranoid. I guess we all have some ghosts in our lives. Any good stockmns being made lately? My guess is GEC is it.
     
  4. Railsplitter

    Railsplitter Gold Member Gold Member

    Oct 31, 2010
    Yeah, the GEC #66 Calf Ropers are very nice. They did a new run of them earlier this year.

    My most recent Stockman was a 2012 Schatt & Morgan Heritage Series Cattleman. Just got released a few weeks ago. It's a good looking knife and I really like the fact that it's a reproduction of an original 1903 (I think) S&M pattern. I'm not all that impressed with my example though. Walk and talk is a bit spongy on mine. There is also the Woodsman in the same series.
     
  5. navihawk

    navihawk

    Feb 21, 2006
    I opened my Queen stockman, a knife i liked very much and the springs busted on me. I returned it for another, but it wasn't the same. It had some blade play where as the original was as good as they get. I'll check out the Schatts. Thanks Rick.
     
  6. yablanowitz

    yablanowitz

    Apr 14, 2006
    Welcome back! I just picked up a Case 63032 in CV and Amber Bone that I'm pretty happy with.
     
  7. navihawk

    navihawk

    Feb 21, 2006
    that was my edc for years. Great knife.
     
  8. protourist

    protourist Have you ever caught me lying to you before? Platinum Member

    Aug 19, 2007
    I was just wondering where you were. I hope to see you around more often.
     
  9. navihawk

    navihawk

    Feb 21, 2006
    Thanks Mack. Hows the Saddleback wallet treating you? Mines part of my azz now.
     
  10. kamagong

    kamagong

    Jan 13, 2001
    Welcome back Steve.

    - Christian
     
  11. LKJW

    LKJW

    Nov 21, 2010
    Welcome back. (welcome back kotter playing in my brain)
     
  12. protourist

    protourist Have you ever caught me lying to you before? Platinum Member

    Aug 19, 2007
    Mine is a part of me now. Much like my Vom Cleff pen knife is a part of me. I just finished putting a coat of Obenauf's on the wallet and mineral oil on the knife.
     
  13. Campbellclanman

    Campbellclanman Platinum Member Platinum Member

    Mar 10, 2007
    Hey there Steve, welcome back my friend, its real good to see you back.
    Now if I could only post welcome back Cotters song...
     
  14. popedandy

    popedandy Gold Member Gold Member

    Dec 8, 2006
    Stuff happens to all of us. Don't worry about it. Welcome back.
     
  15. thawk

    thawk Basic Member Basic Member

    Oct 28, 2006
    Good to see you back Steve. It has been a while. You've always had some good knives to show. Now to steal some of Duncan's thunder.

    [youtube]QVS3WNt7yRU[/youtube]

    :D
     
  16. navihawk

    navihawk

    Feb 21, 2006
    Thanks guys. It's good to be back here.
     
  17. pertinux

    pertinux Platinum Member Platinum Member

    Feb 1, 2012
    Wow, I'd love to see that one-- on your distinctive, dirty traditional blue backdrop, of course! :)

    Edit: I think I just found it, blue towel and all-- is it one of these? I love Case's amber bone.

    ~ P.
     
    Last edited: Apr 28, 2012
  18. yablanowitz

    yablanowitz

    Apr 14, 2006
    Yep, the medium-sized square bolster is the new one. I have about thirty of those blue microfiber cloths and I still can never find a clean one.
     
  19. Modoc ED

    Modoc ED Gold Member Gold Member

    Mar 28, 2010
    So what's not to like!!! I like hanging out with ya Steve. Some of us are more grumpy, anal, crotchity, high strung, or whatever than others but so what. It takes all kinds and that along with some great discussions about knives is what makes this forum so great. Good to see you posting in Trads again.
     
  20. 2Dead

    2Dead Gold Member Gold Member

    Jul 30, 2009
    Good to see you around again Steve!! No apologies necessary imo. Sometimes you just need a break.
     

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