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Let's talk Northwoods

Discussion in 'Traditional Folders and Fixed Blades' started by SadSappySucker, Feb 20, 2017.

  1. Chief

    Chief Chief Master Sergeant USAF (ret) 1975-2000 Platinum Member

    Nov 15, 1998
    Nice slip, sweet stabilized covers (although I did get cart napped once), excellent fit and finish, great job KSF and GEC!


  2. bax229

    bax229 Gold Member Gold Member

    May 7, 2016
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  3. jkwithawave

    jkwithawave ..... Platinum Member

    Sep 8, 2011
    This just in, a Red Linen!
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  4. Leebotheblue

    Leebotheblue Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 3, 2007
    My two arrived today. I missed the Mammoth I wanted, thought my second choice was going to be the jigged bone, but panicked at the last minute and got the micarta as well. Now I'm stuck with two....oh no...the horror! I normally regret my impulse buying, I think I'm ok with it this time. Both have great walk and talk. Only thing I find less than perfect is that the spring is a little proud on both in both positions, but it's not something that bother's me on a Northwoods. I always kind of feel like their esthetic is rough finish. I didn't think I'd like the red micarta, but it reminds me of red coral used in Native American jewelry and is growing on me by the minute!
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  5. Leslie Tomville

    Leslie Tomville Gold Member Gold Member

    Dec 19, 2016
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    Cocobolo checking in!

    Nice one @Chief !

    @Travman , I knew you were going to get a Cocobolo Travis! I have read your comments lamenting the lack of wood covers on recent Northwoods. I thought of you as soon as I saw the Cocobolo option. The wood works very well in this set up doesn't it? You have a great one. Congrats!
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  6. Jiki

    Jiki Basic Member Basic Member

    Jun 12, 2018
    Nice one there, Gary. I think we have the same taste in knives, my Cocobolo is in my mailbox waiting for me to get off work.:D:D
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  7. Travman

    Travman Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 26, 2016
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  8. LTSweeney18

    LTSweeney18 Basic Member Basic Member

    Aug 4, 2010
    Are these a tad smaller than the Ram's Foot? KSF's specs show it being a tiny bit smaller than the Ram's Foot specs.
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  9. Jiki

    Jiki Basic Member Basic Member

    Jun 12, 2018
    A little darker, I like it.[​IMG] [​IMG]
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  10. Jiki

    Jiki Basic Member Basic Member

    Jun 12, 2018
    I believe they are the same frame.[​IMG]
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  11. cricks1492


    Dec 14, 2013
    Really happy with how this appaloosa bone turned out. This thing is excellently done—transitions are very smooth, perfect centering, back springs are flush on open and close. A very well done piece.


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  12. Jiki

    Jiki Basic Member Basic Member

    Jun 12, 2018
    They make a nice pair.[​IMG]
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  13. Rookie82

    Rookie82 Gold Member Gold Member

    Nov 25, 2014
    I admit I only spent 1/100th of a second when choosing and buying, so I really didn't know how this one looked until it arrived today in my mailbox. Very happy, it has great character in the bone. Fit and Finish are perfect, as always. nw-appaloosa.jpg
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  14. MCar

    MCar Gold Member Gold Member

    Jul 20, 2015
    Lots of great mammoth this run. This is one of the Signal Jacks that found its way to me.

    The action on the Signals is better, out of the slip, than any of the Rams, I feel.
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  15. gaj999

    gaj999 Basic Member Basic Member

    Jan 25, 2004
    Same frame, more attractively proportioned blade.
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  16. Timeinthefield


    Jul 27, 2019
    First time poster here, figured I’d make it a helpful one! I received my Burnt Sienna Northwoods today and it is identical (other than some aesthetics) to my GEC 93 with the same cover. Same size handle/blade/overall length. I actually wished I had gotten an Appaloosa bone only because the one I ordered is basically the same knife as the Ram GEC I have that came out a week or two ago.
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  17. Timeinthefield


    Jul 27, 2019
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  18. bbk357

    bbk357 Gold Member Gold Member

    Mar 12, 2018

    Same blade? I’m not sure about that.
  19. Timeinthefield


    Jul 27, 2019
    I only meant it was the same general size hence my mention of different aesthetics. Both are beautiful and different enough to justify keeping, I just wished I’d have picked up the Appaloosa cover instead. Hope that clears up what I meant. Nice to meet you by the way!

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  20. MerryMadMonk

    MerryMadMonk Platinum Member Platinum Member

    May 22, 2011
    Welcome to Blade Forums and the Traditionals subforum. We don't trade/buy/sell here. This is a knife discussion subforum.

    Here's the link for the trading forums:

    Trading Forums
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