List of GEC knives and if they have half stops, and lengths

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How about a dedicated thread (to be updated regularly) listing GEC's knives with and without half stops? I'll update the first post as new info is posted.

Half stops:
#06 Pemberton
#13 Congress Jack
#14 Lick Creek, Boy’s Knife
#15 Barlow, Boy's knife, (STR) Electrician
#18 Coyote, Beagle
#21 Bullbuster
#22 Magnum
#23 Pioneer
#25 Ez-Open, Jack
#29 Stockyard Whittler
#35 Calf Pen
#42 Missouri Trapper
#43 Oregon Trapper
#44 Buffalo Jack
#45 Lumberjack
#47 Hayin Helper, Viper
#48 Trapper, Single Bladed Trapper, Western Trapper, Jack, Improved Trapper, Woodcock
#54 Harness Jack, Cigar Whittler, Big Jack
#55 Hound's Tooth
#61 Congress, Half Congress
#62 Easy Pocket Congress
#63 Mako
#65 Ben Hogan (slipjoint), FFF knife
#71 Bullnose
#72 Cody Jack (slipjoint)
#73 Scout, Jack, Farmer
#74 Saddle Trapper/Wharncliffe Trapper, Cotton Sampler
#76 Outlaw Jack, Western Outlaw
#77 Bladeforums knife, Medium Barlow, Washington Jack, Yankee Jack
#78 American Jack
#79 Workhorse (3 blade)
#85 Bullet End Jack
#86 Oil Field Jack/2019 BF Sailor’s Rope Knife
#92 Eureka Jack
#93 Lambsfoot, Ramsfoot
#97 Allegheny Large Coke Bottle
#98 Texas Camp Knife

No half stops:
#09 Esquire
#12 Toothpick
#16 Canoe
#23 Bull Lock (back lock)
#26 Sleeveboard
#28 French Kate
#33 Conductor (2 blade)
#35 Drover, Harness Jack, Churchill
#36 Sunfish
#38 Farmers Jack
#42 Trader (lockback)
#46 Whaler
#53 Cuban Stockman, Muskrat, Furtaker Trapper
#56 Dogleg Jack, Weaver Jack
#57 Half Whittler, Wrangler
#64 Babylon Special (lockbacks)
#65 Ben Hogan (lockback)
#66 Serpentine Jack, Calf Roper, Moose, Calf Roper Slim
#68 Pony Jack, White Owl, Buckaroo
#72 Lockback
#79 Workhorse (2 blade)
#81 Coon Skinner, Abilene
#82 Dixie Stock Knife
#83 Tascosa (lockback)
#89 Gambler (versions with single solid back spring, seems to be the 1095 versions)
#99 Farmer Lock (lockback), Wall Street

Mixed:
#33 Whittler (whittler) half stop on secondary blades but not main blade
#38 Grinling Whittler half stop on secondary blades but not the main blade
#57 Geppetto Whittler
#62 Courthouse Whittler half stop on secondary blades but not main blade
#89 Executive Whittler, Gambler (versions with 2 thin back springs, seems to be the 2012 440C versions, see post #52) half stop on secondary blades but not main blade
#98 Whittler half stop on secondary blades but not main blade

To be confirmed:
 
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#68 Buckaroo, no half stops

Thanks Jamie, updated :)

**Edited previous list to table format including closed and blade lengths. Special thanks to PythonDR and Steve/draggat for help/inspiration for putting this together.
* Model# * Model Names * Closed Length * Blade Length * Half Stops ***
* #06 * Pemberton * 2.750" * 2" clip, 2.0625 spear * Yes ***
* #09 * Esquire * 2.875" * 1.687" * No ***
* #12 * Toothpick, Powderhorn * 4" * 2.875 * No ***
* #13 * Congress Jack * 3.687" * 2.937" * Yes ***
* #14 * Lick Creek, Boy’s Knife * 3.0625" * 2.375" * Yes ***
* #15 * Barlow, Boy's knife, (STR) Electrician, Crownlifter * 3.5" * 2.687" * Yes ***
* #16 * Canoe * 3.5" * 2.5" * No ***
* #18 * Coyote/Beagle * 2.75" * ? * Yes ***
* #21 * Bullbuster * 4.625" * ? * Yes ***
* #22 * Magnum * 2.687" * ? * Yes ***
* #23 * Pioneer (slipjoint and LL) * 4.5" * 3.781" * Yes ***
* #23 * Bull Lock (back lock) * 4.5" * 3.781" * No ***
* #25 * Ez-Open, Jack * 3" * 2.125" * Yes ***
* #26 * Sleeveboard * 3" * ? * No ***
* #28 * French Kate * 3.25" * 2.375" * No ***
* #29 * Stockyard Whittler * 3.5625" * 2.5" * Yes ***
* #33 * Conductor (2 blade) * 3.375" * 2.5" * No ***
* #33 * Whittler * 3.375 * 2.5" * Yes on secondary blades but not main blade ***
* #35 * Drover, Harness Jack, Churchill * 3.75" * 2.8675" * No ***
* #35 * Calf Pen * 3.75" * 2.8675" * Yes ***
* #36 * Sunfish * 4.250" * 2.937" * No ***
* #38 * Farmers Jack * 3.875" * 2.312" * No ***
* #38 * Grinling Whittler * 3.875" * 2.312" * Yes on secondary blades but not main blade ***
* #42 * Missouri Trapper * 4.25" * 3.375" * Yes ***
* #42 * Missouri Trader (lockback) * 4.25" * 3.375" * No ***
* #43 * Oregon Trapper * 4.25" * 3.375" * Yes ***
* #44 * Buffalo Jack * 3.5" * 2.875" * Yes ***
* #45 * Lumberjack * 4.375" * 3.187" * Yes ***
* #46 * Whaler * 4.375" * 3.062" * No ***
* #47 * Hayin Helper, Viper * 3.875" * 3.062" * Yes ***
* #48 * Trapper, Single Bladed Trapper, Western Trapper, Jack, Improved Trapper, Woodcock * 3.875 " * 3.125" * Yes ***
* #53 * Cuban Stockman, Muskrat, Furtaker Trapper * 4.125" * 2.937" * No ***
* #54 * Harness Jack, Cigar Whittler, Big Jack * 4.250" * 3" * Yes ***
* #55 * Hound's Tooth * 3.5" * 2.625" * Yes ***
* #56 * Dogleg Jack, Weaver Jack * 3.5" * 2.562" * No ***
* #57 * Half Whittler * 3.5" * 2.375" * No ***
* #57 * Geppetto Whittler * 3.5" * 2.375" * Yes on secondary blades but not main blade ***
* #57 * Wrangler * 3.5" * 2.375" * ? ***
* #61 * Congress, Half Congress * 3.750" * 2.125" * Yes ***
* #62 * Easy Pocket Congress * 3.750" * 2.375 * Yes ***
* #62 * Courthouse Whittler * 3.750" * 2.375 * Yes on secondary blades but not main blade ***
* #63 * Mako * 4.5" * 3.5" * Yes ***
* #64 * Babylon Special (lockbacks) * 4.375" * 3.5" * No ***
* #65 * Ben Hogan (slip joint) * 4.5" * 3.5" * Yes ***
* #65 * Ben Hogan (lock back) * 4.5" * 3.5" * No ***
* #66 * Serpentine Jack, Calf Roper, Moose, Calf Roper Slim * 3.5" * 2.5" * No ***
* #68 * Pony Jack, White Owl, Buckaroo * 3.5" * 2.5" * No ***
* #71 * Bullnose * 3.875" * 3.062" * Yes ***
* #72 * Cody Jack (slipjoint) * 3.875" * 3.062" * Yes ***
* #72 * Lockback * 3.875" * 3.062" * No ***
* #73 * Scout, Jack, Farmer * 3.75" * 3.125" * Yes ***
* #74 * Saddle Trapper/Wharncliffe Trapper * 3.875" * 3" * Yes ***
* #74 * Cotton Sampler * 3.875" * 3"? * Yes ***
* #76 * Outlaw Jack, Western Outlaw * 3.5" * 2.687" * Yes ***
* #77 * Bladeforums knife, Medium Barlow, Washington Jack, Yankee Jack * 3.625" * 2.875" * Yes ***
* #78 * American Jack * 3.750" * 2.812" * Yes ***
* #79 * Workhorse (3 blade) * 3.750" * 2.625" * Yes ***
* #79 * Workhorse (2 blade) * 3.750" * 2.625" * No ***
* #81 * Coon Skinner, Abilene * 4" * 3.125" * No ***
* #82 * Dixie Stock Knife * 4.125" * 2.968" * No ***
* #83 * Tascosa(LB) * 3.375 * ? * No ***
* #85 * Bullet End Jack * 3.687" * 2.687" * Yes ***
* #86 * Oil Field Jack/2019 BF Sailor’s Rope Knife * 3.875" * 3.06" * Yes ***
* #89 * Gambler (versions with single solid back spring, seems to be the 1095 versions) * 4" * 3.125" * No ***
* #89 * Executive Whittler, Gambler (versions with 2 thin back springs, seems to be the 2012 440C versions, see post #52) * 4" * 3.125" * Yes on secondary blades but not main blade ***
* #92 * Eureka Jack, Talon * 3.625" * 2.875" * Yes ***
* #93 * Lambsfoot, Ramsfoot * 3.875" * 3.05" * Yes ***
* #97 * Allegheny Large Coke Bottle * 4.6875 * 3.8125" * Yes ***
* #98 * Texas * 4.875" * ? * Yes ***
* #99 * Farmer Lock (lockback), Wall Street * 3.750" * 3.125" * No ***

(removed original table because formatting broke)
 
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Trand, my #89 Northfield Executive whittler has no half-stop on main. Half-stop on both secondaries.
 
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Thanks for catching that Al. I didn't recheck the #89, just copied my old post and added the newer patterns. Checked the #89 Northfield Executive Whittler as well as a GEC Gambler and both have no half stop on the main blade and half stops on the secondaries, like the other whittlers I have from GEC.
 
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73 Farmer. Single blade with a half stop.

 
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73 Farmer. Single blade with a half stop.


Thanks, I kept picturing the Bullnose and calling it a Farmer but I have both of those and nope, they're not the same :)

GEC #76 Outlaw Jack & Western Outlaw have Half Stops

Thank you, added.

Thank YOU for taking the time to compile this list, it's a great idea and resource for all of us :thumbup:

+1. Good work Trand :thumbup:

No problem. Hopefully it'll be useful for those looking for their first or latest GEC.
 
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Thanks for catching that Al. I didn't recheck the #89, just copied my old post and added the newer patterns. Checked the #89 Northfield Executive Whittler as well as a GEC Gambler and both have no half stop on the main blade and half stops on the secondaries, like the other whittlers I have from GEC.

So the # 54 Cigar Whittler has no half stop on the main either, if I understand you correctly.
 
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#54s DO have half-stops.

Thank you, sir, for the clarification. I'm looking at a Cigar Whittler and am partial to half stops. Doesn't make much sense to me to have them on one end of the knife and not the other.
 
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My new 2-blade #79 Workhorse does NOT have half-stops. It's a single spring slippie. Not sure about the 3-blade #79's, but this one doesn't.
 
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French Kates - I have a Northfield and a Tidioute French Kate (I like legs in pairs mostly). No half stops.
 
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My new 2-blade #79 Workhorse does NOT have half-stops. It's a single spring slippie. Not sure about the 3-blade #79's, but this one doesn't.

French Kates - I have a Northfield and a Tidioute French Kate (I like legs in pairs mostly). No half stops.

Thanks guys. Can anyone else with the 2 and 3 blade #79s confirm how I have them listed is correct?
 
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Trand my 3 blade 79 has half stops on all three blades. The 57 half-whitt does not have half stops.
 
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