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KPH Signup List

Discussion in 'Fiddleback Forge Knives' started by Fiddleback, Oct 15, 2009.

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  1. Fiddleback

    Fiddleback Knifemaker Moderator Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Oct 19, 2005
    Lets start a signup list for the KPH. This one is going to run a little different than previous signup lists. First, you tell me the handle material, and I'll quote you my cost as an upsell if necessary. You can get the knife with or without bolsters, which I intend to charge $50 to do. So the thread is a signup thread, and order tracker, but you can accessorize this model how you please.

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    The base price for the knife is going to be $150 (2010 base price is $180). That will include the bullseye tube and corby bolt on a bolsterless handle. I'm going to offer sheaths for this knife as a $50 upgrade, and Bolsters (WI) will run another $50. The handle material you choose, I will buy, and charge you my cost.

    The knife is 8" OAL, and 3.75" is blade. They are ground from 5/32" thick 01 steel.

    Hope you love these!!!

    11. ZhangMaster - Bocote, no bolsters, No Swedge, No sheath
    12. WannaBullet - Nat over Black canvas micarta, no bolster, no sheath
    13. Lucasmilaly - Stabalized walnut, bolsters.
    14. Mpisi - KPH, with bolster, with the most striking wood handle you can do when you get to mine (e.g. like that black ash burl on the KSF Nessie). Corby bolt, probably plain black liner and bullseye tube, whatever is complementary to the wood. No sheath.
     
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  2. Sharp Eye

    Sharp Eye

    Feb 21, 2008
    Andy,
    What are the specs on the KPH?
    I did not see them on the other threads.
     
  3. knifejuris

    knifejuris Gold Member Gold Member

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    Jun 11, 2005
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  4. Kismet

    Kismet

    Jan 30, 2002
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  5. Fiddleback

    Fiddleback Knifemaker Moderator Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Oct 19, 2005
    I'll get you specs Ira. I'm out the door now. Just wanted you to know I'm not ignoring you!
     
  6. Shotgun

    Shotgun

    Feb 3, 2006
    From the other thread.
     
  7. Rotte

    Rotte

    Aug 30, 2008
    Hmmmm....I'll jump on this. Please add me to the list. :thumbup:
     
  8. Fiddleback

    Fiddleback Knifemaker Moderator Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Oct 19, 2005
    Thanks Rotte. The Kismet Practical Hunter is: 8" OAL, and 3.75 is blade. I grind them from 5/32" thick steel. I'll add that to the original post also.
     
  9. WA Martin

    WA Martin Platinum Member Platinum Member

    Jan 23, 2007
    Andy,

    Have you done one without bolsters for us to check out?
     
  10. tedwca

    tedwca Gold Member Gold Member

    Dec 10, 2005
    What's the ETA? I'm missing a ton of work due to health issues, but I'd be in for one with ironwood handles w/red liners, bolster, and a sheath if it looks like it'll be a couple months. I'd prefer to be slot #8 if possible.
     
  11. BushcraftBrainTrust

    BushcraftBrainTrust

    Jan 16, 2009
    Andy, can I change my Woodman order to one of these? If I can, I'll get back to you to scales. Thanks.
     
  12. mymindisamob

    mymindisamob Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 1, 2005
    Another request for ETA. Owing on a couple fronted knives and Christmas season coming has me limited on funds, but I really, really, really want one of these with burlap phenolics.
     
  13. j williams

    j williams Basic Member Basic Member

    Nov 14, 2005
    Yeah, me too(ETA?).... I really really want on this, but with the holidays approaching, I need to be carefull....
     
  14. Rotte

    Rotte

    Aug 30, 2008
    If you guys want to wait until after the holiday season, I'm good with that.

    Whatever works out for everyone is fine with me.

    ....as long as we actually do a run. These are too cool to pass by and will make great hunting blades.

    Andy, I'll definitely want bolsters on mine. Please.
     
  15. j williams

    j williams Basic Member Basic Member

    Nov 14, 2005
    Yeah, bolsters and black micarta w/o liners on mine. What a sweet knife, I really love this design.
     
  16. OldPhysics

    OldPhysics

    Sep 2, 2006
    Wow! Tedwca is "right on" for me, as well.

    I was just thinking about this and decided this is what I wanted to go with. A little poking around, I find the order thread, and POW -- there is Ted's excellent post.

    I've already got my cash assembled!!:eek::):thumbup:
     
  17. OldPhysics

    OldPhysics

    Sep 2, 2006
    The burlap phenolic was my second choice. I just got one of Andy's bushcrafters with that handle material ... and it is excellent. You can mistreat it all you want and it returns to its original state with a little swabbing. Just great stuff.

    Also -- Andy might want to consider a slightly larger version of this knife. Not sure if it would break the whole mystique of the practical hunter ... I just think there would be an lucrative audience of folks for a KPH+ with, say, a 5" blade. Just a thought.
     
  18. BushcraftBrainTrust

    BushcraftBrainTrust

    Jan 16, 2009
    +1:thumbup:
     
  19. Fiddleback

    Fiddleback Knifemaker Moderator Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Oct 19, 2005
    I've only done two. But there will be micarta ones coming. Derrick at KSF ordered 4. Two badass, and two discount.

    ETA is going to be after the holidays guys. I'll likely not start this run till January.

    Cancelled Woodsman order. No problemo. Got you down for one of these.

    Should I add you to the list. I will anyway. Let me know if you need to be removed.

    Bigger. Interesting...
     
  20. mymindisamob

    mymindisamob Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 1, 2005
    Yes. Thank You! No I don't.:thumbup::thumbup:
     
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