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Forum Knife Updates and comments

Discussion in 'Traditional Folders and Fixed Blades' started by eisman, Jul 15, 2018.

  1. eisman

    eisman Gold Member Gold Member

    Sep 9, 2009
    I've been on the road a lot and had a note set up that ordering would start around 7 July. If that's true please direct me to the site. If not, can we please get an update?
     
  2. veitsi_poika

    veitsi_poika Gold Member Gold Member

    Nov 25, 2016
  3. boykinlp

    boykinlp Gold Member Gold Member

    268
    May 14, 2018
    Last I heard they are waiting to get final costs nailed down with Buck.
     
  4. Ernie1980

    Ernie1980 Gold Member Gold Member

    Apr 19, 2012
    This is a good thread for us to speculate in so we leave the order thread alone!
     
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  5. fishface5

    fishface5 Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 3, 2001
    SKblades said Buck has plenty of elk on hand, BUT is it the dark, knobby, gnarly, wendigo-fingernails type of elk this knife demands? Maybe they are organizing a hunting party . . . to Chernobyl
     
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  6. Pomsbz

    Pomsbz

    Jul 31, 2015
    I too would enjoy an update.
     
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  7. Bugdoc

    Bugdoc Gold Member Gold Member

    Oct 29, 2016
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  8. 1066vik

    1066vik Gold Member Gold Member

    Nov 28, 2009
    thanks for starting a speculation/chat/update thread!
     
  9. Shurke

    Shurke

    135
    Feb 6, 2018
    I'll admit, I'm antsy to get my hands on this knife. Checking two or three times a day to see whether the PM has hit my inbox yet.
     
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  10. Will Power

    Will Power

    Jan 18, 2007
    I have a childish horror of missing out....:eek: name's on the initial list but still can't help worrying that somehow passed by...

    Also, why is Buck's pricing taking so long? I thought it had been agreed in the final poll when grooved bolsters were (just..) rejected that the cheaper option of 81 USD +/- 5% was being used? So 77-85 plus delivery o_O Or is this due to economies of scale? The order list looks big to my eye and growing daily...
     
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  11. oldtymer

    oldtymer Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 7, 2014
    Don't worry Will I got your back- they might just be waiting to see how big the potential order will be to
    figure how big of a crew they will have to assign to the job.Labor cost would affect pricing, just a random thought.
     
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  12. pjsjr

    pjsjr Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 2, 2005
    FYI, Buck is hosting the 30th Anniversary of the Buck Collectors Club this next week, July 24-27. They do this every five years and Buck does a bang up job with everything! Tours, meetings, seminars, sales and swap tables are organized, plus they make many special knives just for the event. IDK, but, this might have had an impact on everyone's time there. Preston
     
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  13. Ernie1980

    Ernie1980 Gold Member Gold Member

    Apr 19, 2012
    I think that is an excellent reason for the delay! Luckily we are a patient bunch. :p
     
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  14. MCar

    MCar Gold Member Gold Member

    Jul 20, 2015
    Well said. :thumbsup:
     
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  15. meako

    meako Gold Member Basic Member Gold Member

    Sep 4, 2006
    Oh what the heck?
    For old times sake...
    Come good townsfolk of Porchenberg
    Don your small hats and lederhosen, tuck your pants into your socks and stream through the village with torches blazing....to the mill!! We must rattle the gates.
     
  16. r8shell

    r8shell Platinum Member Platinum Member

    Jan 16, 2010
    Subscribed.
    torches and pitchforks.jpg
     
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  17. skblades

    skblades Dealer / Materials Provider Dealer / Materials Provider

    688
    Dec 1, 2015
    It's taking so long because Buck was gone for an entire week, shut down. Last week was them catching up. This week we should hear something. I'd bet my best nickel that we will have ordering up THIS WEEK! :thumbsup:
     
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  18. veitsi_poika

    veitsi_poika Gold Member Gold Member

    Nov 25, 2016
     
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  19. Will Power

    Will Power

    Jan 18, 2007
    @skblades Thank you for the insider info, didn't want to grumble, I'm just the worrying type..:eek::D
     
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  20. jmh33

    jmh33

    Mar 16, 2003
    That's what I am talkin about!!! :D John
     
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