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Lets talk GEC!

Discussion in 'Traditional Folders and Fixed Blades' started by rockgolfer, Jun 23, 2013.

  1. JB in SC

    JB in SC Basic Member Basic Member

    May 19, 2001
    I certainly hope so :D
     
  2. gaj999

    gaj999 Basic Member Basic Member

    Jan 25, 2004
    A sowbelly pushing 4" with a punch instead of a spey would really float my boat. On an existing frame? A single-spring, two-blade knife on the 98 frame would make me wet myself.
     
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  3. JohnDF

    JohnDF Gold Member Gold Member

    May 14, 2018
    I dream of a trapper made on their new 3-1/2" #44 gunstock frame. It would have good solid clip/spay blades, not the thin muskrat style. That would be such a sweet knife.
     
  4. Spencergarden

    Spencergarden

    200
    May 28, 2016
    If I'm dreaming up a GEC, right now it's a 25 with a FFG sheepsfoot main, and caplifter secondary. So a 25 Beer Scout. I would also love a 14 Beer Scout. And though I've never handled an 18, an 18 Beer Scout seems great too. I have a one track mind.
     
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  5. MCar

    MCar Gold Member Gold Member

    Jul 20, 2015
    Yes, yes and yes to a medium sowbelly stockman with a punch instead of a spey! :thumbsup::thumbsup::thumbsup:
     
  6. black mamba

    black mamba Gold Member Gold Member

    Oct 21, 2009
    If they make a sowbelly pattern, I'd certainly want one as a "Beerbelly" with caplifter in stainless.

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  7. 3-1-1

    3-1-1 Gold Member Gold Member

    Apr 2, 2012
    Say what?!! That is sweet.
    I know what 2 knives I am tearing apart for my next project.
    Can we see a closed pic please? I'd like to see how well that caplifter settles in there.
     
  8. black mamba

    black mamba Gold Member Gold Member

    Oct 21, 2009
    I actually goofed and sent Glenn a caplifter with the nick on the wrong side, but he made it work anyway.
    Looks really tight, but it's actually quite easy to get at, and from the mark side.

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  9. 3-1-1

    3-1-1 Gold Member Gold Member

    Apr 2, 2012
    Thanks!
     
  10. GE Jr

    GE Jr Gold Member Gold Member

    Dec 29, 2015
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  11. ccsavage

    ccsavage

    460
    Feb 23, 2014
    Here's a couple hand fulls of my Great Eastern collection. I apologize if once in awhile i'll make a sour comment in their regard. Lets face it....We are always the hardest on the ones we love the most.[​IMG]
     
  12. bosh

    bosh

    31
    Apr 5, 2010
    I don't know why cap-lifter / screwdriver blades aren't more Prevalent. They are about the most useful blade you can put on a pocket knife... besides of course a cutting blade.
     
  13. Sacto

    Sacto Basic Member Basic Member

    493
    Jun 27, 2017
    If we’re talking about knives we would like to see GEC make, I think it would be cool if they came out with a farm and field stockman in the 3 3/4 to 4 inch range on a serpentine frame with cap lifter instead of spey. Maybe in yellow delrin like the old Schrade and Camillus shadow/birdseyes. A good solid working knife. I think it might be a pretty popular one.
     
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  14. Behr95

    Behr95

    186
    Jan 23, 2018
    #15 BOYS KNIFE- Does anyone know if the clip point blade will have a nail nick or long pull? Thanks!
     
  15. KnifeUpNorth

    KnifeUpNorth

    16
    Dec 11, 2017
    The GEC website had a few pictures of them stamped and ground down, they looked to be nail nicks.
    I was skeptical about the nail nick on the spear point 15s, I've come around to it though. They look very handsome and I can't wait for mine to ship :)
     
  16. Behr95

    Behr95

    186
    Jan 23, 2018
    Cool, I couldn't tell from the pics a saw. It looks like the spear points are getting the nail nick as well.
     
  17. gaj999

    gaj999 Basic Member Basic Member

    Jan 25, 2004
    I agree, but their time has passed. Now that you can get good beer in cans, I just don't buy bottles any more.
     
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  18. LastRodeo

    LastRodeo Platinum Member Platinum Member

    Nov 2, 2013
    My favorite beer is only available in bottles.
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  19. Kiteman72

    Kiteman72 Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 22, 2015
    When GEC finally does a run of Beer Scouts/Crown Lifters with clip blades the popularity is going to be off the charts.
     
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  20. tmd_87

    tmd_87 Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 29, 2016
    I agree, it will be as popular as the TC or NF barlows. Since I started collecting GEC (2 years) they haven't done a run with clip points. They have done a run of beer scouts in sheepsfoot and crown lifters in sheepsfoot. The problem I think is some dealers still have crown lifters in stock. I can only imagine how fast clip points will sell. I was able to score a radio knife with clip point and crown lifter on the secondary market it's a grail and is almost the perfect knife. Besides the covers...;)
     
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