BF2020 Knife from Maniago Poll

Discussion in 'Traditional Folders and Fixed Blades' started by knifeswapper, Jul 20, 2020.

Frame / Blade Options

Poll closed Jul 23, 2020.
  1. Barlow (Clip, Spear, Sheepfoot) 3 3/4"

    109 vote(s)
    41.9%
  2. Swayback Wharncliffe 3 5/8"

    117 vote(s)
    45.0%
  3. Sowbelly Clip 4"

    68 vote(s)
    26.2%
  4. Bolus (Clip, Spear, Drop Point) 3 13/16"

    27 vote(s)
    10.4%
  5. Swinguard Spear 4"

    28 vote(s)
    10.8%
  6. Gunstock Clip 3 1/2"

    64 vote(s)
    24.6%
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  1. dsutton24

    dsutton24 Gold Member Gold Member

    844
    Apr 9, 2018
    Yep.
     
  2. AnW

    AnW Gold Member Gold Member

    Jun 15, 2019
    Thanks Mike! I hope this moves forward whatever the winning choice is. I chose Barlow and Sowbelly (I already have one of the awesome swaybacks).
     
  3. Prester John

    Prester John Gold Member Gold Member

    May 20, 2018
    I bet this thread will be BUSY!
     
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  4. JohnDF

    JohnDF Gold Member Gold Member

    May 14, 2018
    I voted for the Bolus.
    I've handled several Euro Barlow knives and one Bolus.
    I believe the Bolus had a nicer action all-around.
    I sent the Bolus off to a friend in Canada. :)
     
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  5. waynorth

    waynorth Dealer / Materials Provider Dealer / Materials Provider

    Nov 19, 2005
    Thanks Mike!! I'd like to see a Swayback or a Sowbelly!!
    Thanks for the pix, Barrett!! @btb01
    Makes a difference to see them!!
     
  6. bbk357

    bbk357 Gold Member Gold Member

    Mar 12, 2018
    I was hoping for some sort of fancy pants Italian made cap lifter.
     
  7. akaMatt

    akaMatt Gold Member Gold Member

    May 10, 2017
    Thank you, Mike, for trying to move this forward! I've been tempted by several of the Italian knives, and really like the specs with the stainless blade. I voted swayback and gunstock.
     
  8. JJ_Colt45

    JJ_Colt45 Gold Member Gold Member

    Sep 11, 2014
    Thanks Mike appreciate you working on this for us all! I'd love to see the Swayback in Stag or Rams Horn ... a Barlow would be my second choice with a Sheepfoot or Spear blade.
     
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  9. Pàdruig

    Pàdruig Live and Let Die Platinum Member

    Dec 1, 2016
    I am very, very fond of the Viper Swayback - it is simply a superb knife and one that might prove to be one of the more exceptional knives to make it into my collection for 2020.

    Pictures are always good and here is how it stacks up with some other popular choices.

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  10. Elgatodeacero

    Elgatodeacero Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 5, 2014
    The Barlow is my choice, what a classic knife!
     
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  11. Quiet

    Quiet "That guy" Gold Member

    Oct 11, 2013
    Mike, I appreciate this. I want to say that I will be in for whatever is ultimately decided, however, MY vote, I voted for a Gunstock clip, or a Barlow. Whatever it ends up being, you only need 299 other sales to hit that mark.
     
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  12. Pàdruig

    Pàdruig Live and Let Die Platinum Member

    Dec 1, 2016
    I have had every variant of the Euro Barlow (with regards to blade shapes) pass through my hands and my favorites are the Shuffler and the Warhorse. I traded away my Shuffler to a buddy (see above ;)) and have not replaced it yet - mostly because I vastly prefer the Rams Horn on these knives and I haven't been able to find one since.

    The Warhorse is an exceptional knife with a lot of cutting power packed into a nice tidy package. It's a no-nonsense knife and one that provides a worry and hassle free experience when working hard or hardly working - depending on one's interpretation... :D

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  13. joeradza

    joeradza Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 6, 2014
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  14. hhmoore

    hhmoore Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 7, 2014
    I haven't fared very well in these polls over the past few years; so I'm just going to wait to see the outcome... and buy it if I like it.
     
  15. tmd_87

    tmd_87 Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 29, 2016
    Thanks MIKE!!!! Voted for a Barlow and Gunstock!

    Holy cow it's happening :eek::eek::eek::eek::eek::eek::eek:
     
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  16. Misplaced Hillbilly

    Misplaced Hillbilly Gold Member Gold Member

    May 16, 2018
    First I want to say:
    Its about damn time, about time WE quit complaining and acknowledge our gratitude that is.
    But hey the grumbles was fun and interesting sometimes (thank goodness we didn't get to the nude protests ;) ) I am most on board with the sowbelly, barlows and sheepsfeet been done, though I did pick a barlow as a backup :rolleyes:. Spear on that please, lol I'll hold the rest of my requests until this becomes a bit more serious :p.
    Lastly an honest heartfelt thankyou to Mike for stepping up and to all the mods for putting up with our shenanigans
     
  17. hornetguy

    hornetguy Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 11, 2015
    Many, many thanks, Mike.... I don't think you will have trouble hitting the minimum... I'm voting swayback, or sowbelly.
     
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  18. Old Engineer

    Old Engineer Gold Member Gold Member

    Nov 30, 2014
    Many thanks to you Mike . Just get me some Ramshorn !!!! I voted for the Gunstock but I will order at least one to help get to the 300 mark .

    Harry
     
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  19. tmd_87

    tmd_87 Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 29, 2016
    They all are good choices!
     
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  20. PirateSeulb

    PirateSeulb

    Jun 6, 2017
    I accidentally only voted for 1 option, the Gunstock, but my interest is primarily in the Gunstock, Bolus, and Swinguard not sure which between Swinguard and Bolus would be my #2.
     
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