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Let's talk Northwoods

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

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  1. MerryMadMonk

    MerryMadMonk Platinum Member Platinum Member

    May 22, 2011
    This is my favorite Northwoods yet. I had often wished for a Northwoods version of the 47 Viper. This is even better.

    The rustic Bohncliffe blade and swayback handle are a marvelous combination. The Signal Jack exudes class as well as utility.

    Fit and finish are excellent. Shield inletting and handle/bolsters/liners transitions are precise. The pull is exactly what I hoped for (about 6+/7). Snaps to half stop with authority and without play. Strong snap as it goes home to fully open. Same in reverse. Came as sharp (maybe sharper) as any of its 93 brethen ... easily push-cutting newspaper stock into fine ribbons and navigating S-cuts with precision.

    Very well done J. Rouch/Northwoods and GEC!

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  2. Timeinthefield

    Timeinthefield Gold Member Gold Member

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    Jul 27, 2019
    Hey sorry about that. I’m happy to delete the posts if you like. Totally new to this forum.
     
  3. MerryMadMonk

    MerryMadMonk Platinum Member Platinum Member

    May 22, 2011
    Well, it's not me. It's the rules found at the top of the first page of the subforum:

    Guidelines For The "Traditional Folders & Fixed Blades" Sub-Forum

    You can edit your post and that's all that's really needed.
     
  4. Timeinthefield

    Timeinthefield Gold Member Gold Member

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    Jul 27, 2019
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  5. LTSweeney18

    LTSweeney18 Basic Member Basic Member

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    Aug 4, 2010
    I was going to say the same thing. We finally have a Northwoods Viper!
     
  6. Augie

    Augie Gold Member Gold Member

    Aug 23, 2014
    Received my Mammoth yesterday, really nicely done great looking knife, may have a slight pin crack but hard to tell with Mammoth and its been stabilized anyways so not worried about it, shown with 2 older Mammoth Northwoods I have.


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    cricks1492, TOM K., bbk357 and 19 others like this.
  7. AnW

    AnW Gold Member Gold Member

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    Jun 15, 2019
    That really is a beauty!
     
  8. AnW

    AnW Gold Member Gold Member

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    Jun 15, 2019
    What a great group of knives! I never even considered mammoth for some reason, but seeing photos like these has changed my tune for future releases.
     
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  9. black mamba

    black mamba Gold Member Gold Member

    Oct 21, 2009
    Al, your Bohncliffe folder has maybe the most beautiful mammoth I've ever seen on a knife, WOW!!
    You must be over the moon with that one. :thumbsup: :thumbsup:
     
  10. MerryMadMonk

    MerryMadMonk Platinum Member Platinum Member

    May 22, 2011
    Thank you!

    Thanks, Jeff! I am!
     
  11. E40

    E40 Gold Member Gold Member

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    Oct 13, 2012
    My three arrived yesterday.
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    cbr1000, tmd_87, TOM K. and 16 others like this.
  12. AnW

    AnW Gold Member Gold Member

    109
    Jun 15, 2019
    Wow! Three more great examples. Haven't seen a bad one yet.
     
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  13. knifethetank

    knifethetank Gold Member Gold Member

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    Dec 18, 2018
    I agree with a few post, the Northwoods Signal Jack is just as nice as the Viper, if not better. I just got back from a weekend at the lake and my 1 and only Burnt Sienna Jig Bone was waiting for me. It's real sweet, probably my best Northwoods to date and I really like my Big Bay. All the Mammoth pictures look great, what a run between all the 93s, congrats to GEC, Charlie and KSF. Here's a few pics of the Signal Jack Jig bone.

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  14. pmek5

    pmek5 Gold Member Gold Member

    Jul 27, 2007
    Still not sure how I managed to grab this one even after losing my first. Just the look I was hoping for. Excellent fit & finish. All in all a great pattern for GEC & Northwoods.

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  15. knifethetank

    knifethetank Gold Member Gold Member

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    Dec 18, 2018
    Tim, second time around, it was meant for you, I'm not a Mammoth expert but I sure do like this one, you did good
     
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  16. pearl2291

    pearl2291 Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 2, 2012
    Man there are some super looking Signal Jacks being shown. As some of the others have already noted this run of #93's has been outstanding from start to finish!! Definitely my favorite Northwoods release since the ESKY. Here is the Appaloosa bone I wound up with:
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  17. cigarrodog

    cigarrodog Platinum Member Platinum Member

    May 18, 2014
    You did splendidly, Tim. I, unfortunately, could not escape the Cart Snipe Vortex. Fortunately, I have enough knives to tide me over.:D Congratulations.:thumbsup:
     
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  18. OzzPrime

    OzzPrime Gold Member Gold Member

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    Jan 1, 2019
    D78D6AB2-037A-4B59-982F-E6EB13723E59.jpeg 7E398CDE-DEF9-4CF6-8D58-5EA80088C7D3.jpeg Super psyched for my mammoth. Weird coloring and I live it. I’ll post a pick with my red micartas, too
     
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  19. OzzPrime

    OzzPrime Gold Member Gold Member

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    Jan 1, 2019
    Here they are. Separated at birth.

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  20. Jiki

    Jiki Basic Member Basic Member

    538
    Jun 12, 2018
    Here are their cousins...[​IMG]
     

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