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New GSO 2.7 Thread

Discussion in 'Survive! Knives' started by Fancier, Jul 6, 2016.

  1. Skycool

    Skycool

    165
    Oct 26, 2016
    Thanks, great comparison pic.
     
  2. Silver Needle

    Silver Needle

    Jul 14, 2014
    I wrote the below statements in the pic thread, but sharing them here is a better place to discuss.



    ni1s, you have great taste in cutlery!

    Especially now seeing these vastly different styles in handle design, I can't not remember Lorien's comment about how a knife handle should feel in your hand
     
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  3. ni1s

    ni1s

    683
    Feb 10, 2014
    Thanks Silver!

    Yes, I've also had a hard time getting that statement out of my head. I was actually quite hesitant to get the EDC because of the handle, it looked too specialized where I prefer neutral like the original 4.1. But now I've got to admit that it's very very comfortable, and versatile. Looks. An early deceiving.

    Also, the 2.7 surprises me every time I pick it up. It looks so small but the handle is very filling and comfortable.
     
  4. Silver Needle

    Silver Needle

    Jul 14, 2014
    Ha! I knew I wasn't the only one.

    I have heard a lot of good things about those EDC handles.

    You might have seen me say before that I was pretty skeptical about the 2.7 handles, but I haven't had an uncomfortable experience yet!
     
  5. Hard Knocks

    Hard Knocks Gold Member Gold Member

    Oct 1, 2012
    Lorien designed a crazy amount of leverage into the EDC handle. I would think it would be king of feathersticking. Nice blades nils.
     
  6. Phixt

    Phixt

    May 28, 2016
    Hey guys. Is anyone here still waiting on their 2.7 20cv from the July '16 pre-sale? If you know your order # that'd be cool too. Thanks.
     
  7. TNVOL1969

    TNVOL1969

    144
    May 22, 2016
    Still waiting on my July 2016 Presale for two 2.7 knives. My orders are in the 96xx range.
     
  8. Phixt

    Phixt

    May 28, 2016
    Cool. Good to know. Thanks for responding TNVOL1969.
     
  9. Poromenos

    Poromenos

    383
    Nov 11, 2014
    Still waiting as well. My order number in 97xx range.
     
  10. Phixt

    Phixt

    May 28, 2016
    Thanks. Me too.
     
  11. knifewing

    knifewing Gold Member Gold Member

    940
    Sep 16, 2006
    Thanks, Ni1S, for the great comparison shot and comments. I've been very curious about the Carothers EDC in hand and side-by-side with the elusive 3.5.

    And, Phixt, no word as of yet on my 2.7 presale order in the mid 96xx range.
     
  12. ni1s

    ni1s

    683
    Feb 10, 2014
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  13. Silver Needle

    Silver Needle

    Jul 14, 2014
    That's pretty cool, ni1s! I've never worked with bees. What types of things do you use a knife for while beekeeping?
     
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  14. ni1s

    ni1s

    683
    Feb 10, 2014
    It's a pretty knife-intense hobby actually, with a equal amount of prying, cutting and scraping. You typically have to split/bend the boxes apart to lift them off because they stick together, the same with frames (there are special "knives" for this too though), and sometimes cut away parts of the wax from the frames, ocasionally pry some things (I had to lift a little grate that got stuck for example). :)
     
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  15. Silver Needle

    Silver Needle

    Jul 14, 2014
    Very cool, ni1s! Have fun and be safe.
     
  16. sfrigon1

    sfrigon1

    927
    Oct 2, 2016
    That is really cool
     
  17. sfrigon1

    sfrigon1

    927
    Oct 2, 2016
    I do tile and stone and my 2.7 is always on my hip. It melts through pallet straps ,cardboard and I even do light chiseling w it
     
  18. Silver Needle

    Silver Needle

    Jul 14, 2014
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  19. Fancier

    Fancier

    Jul 1, 2012
    Survive's production status indicates that all of the presale GSO 2.7 orders have been filled.
    I don't recall seeing very many seconds for the GSO 2.7, and no excess stock has been listed for sale.
    I think that means there shouldn't be any outstanding orders for this model.
     
  20. Psybull

    Psybull

    620
    Dec 31, 2015
    I have a 2.7 2cd on order yet, but not real sure how fast the remaining Betty's and 2cds will ship with the push being on getting the old pre orders out at a faster pace than before. The orders still say the 90 day shipping window, so maybe.
     

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