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Discussion in 'FEEDBACK: The Good, The Bad, The Ugly!' started by cityboystu, Jan 20, 2020.

  1. cityboystu


    Jan 3, 2015
    Hey, just wanted to share my experience here. I visited this store recently. What a beautiful place. Don't know if anyone had thought of going there. If you did, you should. Great selection and decent prices for a brick and mortar store. I rushed through and spent an hour there but could have easily been two.

    Anyone else been there?
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  2. Rich S

    Rich S

    Sep 23, 2005
    I was there many years ago. Nice store but didn't carry anything I wanted at that moment.
  3. CPP

    CPP Gold Member Gold Member

    Sep 8, 2014
    Is it really located in a town called Intercourse?
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  4. jmh33

    jmh33 Gold Member Gold Member

    Mar 16, 2003
    Walked in wanting to buy a few.. Saw the prices and quickly made for the exit..:thumbsdown:
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  5. Dallas T

    Dallas T Gold Member Gold Member

    Apr 6, 2013
    That’s what I was wondering lol
  6. Ironbut

    Ironbut Gold Member Gold Member

    Mar 1, 2016
    Yes, it's in Lancaster County, PA. A couple other town names from the area are: Bird In Hand & Blue Ball.
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  7. Mr. Tettnanger

    Mr. Tettnanger

    Jul 14, 2012
    I've been there several times. I'm all about supporting the local guy, but.....................

    Their prices are silly high and the last time there, I couldn't get any help. The fellas behind the counters were yapping it up amongst themselves and I hated to "bother" them.
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  8. Dallas T

    Dallas T Gold Member Gold Member

    Apr 6, 2013
    I have a local sorting store with guns n knives where I live and what a shame that they do the same thing. They make u feel like an outsider as in what r u doing here boy u ain’t been turkey hinting befo?!! It could be a great store.
    I had asked for a ankle holster for my carry gun and parents went to find one there and were asked why u want that for? U don’t want that!! They wound up leaving lol
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  9. Hackenslash

    Hackenslash Don't feed the Trolls Platinum Member

    Jul 25, 2014
    You used to be able to buy t-shirts in Intercourse that said "I'VE SEEN INTERCOURSE," and then in little letters "Pennsylvania".

    They were a big hit with the parents when our middle school "know your government" trip rolled off the bus when we got back home to our small, New England town.:p
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  10. slyraven


    Feb 19, 2019
    Never been to that store, but if I did go, I'd make sure to wear a wet suit.
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  11. Heirphoto

    Heirphoto Gold Member Gold Member

    Jun 13, 2007
    Been in there a few times. Last time was a few years ago and all the price tag were turned face down so you have to ask what anything costs. Their website prices on many things are absurdly high. I am in the area often but no longer even go in to browse.
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  12. jux t

    jux t Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 10, 2018
    Same experience here, 3 different times. The last time was ok, an employee actually asked if I wanted to look at anything. Prices and general attitudes have kept me from purchasing.
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  13. cityboystu


    Jan 3, 2015
    hahaha .. yes ... go figure.
  14. Jsega51

    Jsega51 Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 11, 2015
    From these comments, I’ll pass and go to the brewery instead....
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  15. Mr. Tettnanger

    Mr. Tettnanger

    Jul 14, 2012
    Always the right answer!
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  16. sechip

    sechip Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 27, 2013
    Got a Spyderco PM2 from them online, brown/s35vn and they had the best price I could find.
    That was quite a few years ago though...
  17. cityboystu


    Jan 3, 2015
    I agree prices are a bit high but I am a big fan of the local brick and mortar store so if i can, I will pay a higher price to support the man.
  18. AKnife


    May 10, 2009
    When visiting the in-laws I thought about stopping in there. I saw prices online and passed. The wife hates when I go window shopping.
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  19. brownshoe

    brownshoe I support this site with my MIND

    Sep 6, 2002
    It's family run, Mr, Mrs, kid, and reflects the local mores, like not bothering window shoppers who don't buy. I've been there many times and get asked at least once if I need help. If I say no they leave me be until I politely interrupt their conversation with the mailman. That's the PA Dutch way, local customs, local store. I've watched their kid grow up over the years. If you didn't get help, you didn't ask, but they won't be rude to the one they're with..

    They cater to the tourist crowd thus MSRP is not uncommon. They carry a wide variety and you can see knives there you won't see elsewhere, WH closeouts, David Boye, Queen, Douk Douk, Mercator, etc. I bought a WH closeout and a Boye custom for a fair price. Brian the owner is very knowledgeable, he even corrects Bernard Levine and his collectible knives have been featured in Bernard's column for Knife World and Knif Mag.
  20. Mayonardo


    Oct 28, 2010
    Learn to pronounce
    1. communication or dealings between individuals or groups.
      "everyday social intercourse"

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