Request for Survive - Buy, Sell and Trade Sticky Thread

Discussion in 'Survive! Knives' started by Shark01, Jul 9, 2017.

  1. Shark01

    Shark01 Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 14, 2015
    Any chance we could get a Survive - Buy, Sell and Trade thread and have it made a sticky? We have one on the Carothers board and it is very useful. It would provide an opportunity to post Survive blades, sheaths, ect to the Survive family 1st. It also allows those seeking certain Survive blades to notify the Survive community directly.
    Last edited: Jul 9, 2017
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  2. TRfromMT

    TRfromMT Gold Member Gold Member Basic Member

    Jan 4, 2016
    +1 for this. I've often wondered if it could be done.
  3. Silver Needle

    Silver Needle

    Jul 14, 2014
    Is there some fundamental difference between Hosted Knifemaker's Forums and Manufacturer's Forums that makes it possible there, but not here? I thought the idea had come up and gotten shot down a few times. Who would have said no to the idea?

    I'm all for it!
  4. Wood5045

    Wood5045 Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 22, 2016
    ^^^ X's 3. :thumbsup:
  5. Hard Knocks

    Hard Knocks Gold Member Gold Member

    Oct 1, 2012
    Another plus one here. On other forums these types of sales threads work good, like already has been mentioned, CPK, but also Fletcher and Fiddleback. The biggest concern I see would be that those forums have much more company involvement/moderation to police anything that shouldn't be going on, i.e. selling without the proper membership level.

    We might have to give a polite nudge to anyone not sticking to the site rules, and of course it would have to be good with Ellie. As long as it doesn't run into work for Bladeforums Moderators, then it would probably be okay. Of course, that's my opinion only, just going from what I see around the rest of the site.

    For myself, I would absolutely list here first if given the chance.
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  6. animportant


    Sep 19, 2013
    Yes do this
  7. TRfromMT

    TRfromMT Gold Member Gold Member Basic Member

    Jan 4, 2016
    If I recall, it was proposed back when there wasn't a s!k moderator to keep an eye on things. Maybe now we can reconsider. Also, elsewhere that buy/sell/trade threads get moderated fairly well my the users with polite comments. They seem to work pretty well.

    What do you think @SURVIVE! Ellie?
  8. Silver Needle

    Silver Needle

    Jul 14, 2014
    I didn't think about needing a moderator. If everyone participating can stick to the rules then I think we'd be fine, but even though Ellie is a moderator she doesn't need more on her plate at the moment.
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  9. Hard Knocks

    Hard Knocks Gold Member Gold Member

    Oct 1, 2012
    Most folks are good about sticking to the site rules. Nearly every time something goes wanky in other places, it's a newer member that's not used to the exchange rules. I'd certainly understand if Ellie doesn't want to fool with it, but it could also be tried and then shut down if it got out of hand. I'd sure hope that wouldn't happen, especially since it would be an enthusiast type thread.
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  10. Riz!


    May 5, 2014
    Im for it
  11. grogimus


    Apr 27, 2012
    I think it'd be a great idea, and like others have said usually other members pointing out when the rules aren't being followed is sufficient.
  12. grogimus


    Apr 27, 2012
    Heck, might drum them up a couple more gold memberships.
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  13. crazyfingers


    Oct 2, 2013
    Want to buy or trade some gear /titanium gear for a GSO 2.7 if you have one please hit me up. Chuck
  14. Hale Storm

    Hale Storm Kydex Whisperer Gold Member

    Sep 18, 2013
    I guess this went no where?
  15. Fancier


    Jul 1, 2012
    There is a thread for notifying the Survive community regarding items that have gone up for sale.
    I don't know how much of the need for a Survive specific trading area is satisfied by that thread.
    If you need sponsorship or moderation from Survive they seem to have been pretty well AFK for the past couple of weeks.
    I suppose they must be running their business instead of hanging out in forums or posting updates to social media and their website.
    I envision them having spent the last few weeks packing up all the shop inventory that they don't need and shipping it out for the SK line.
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  16. Hard Knocks

    Hard Knocks Gold Member Gold Member

    Oct 1, 2012
    Can anybody tell me if there is a cpk field knife up for trade for a 4.1 on the facebook group still?
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  17. Silver Needle

    Silver Needle

    Jul 14, 2014
    As far as I can tell it is available!

    Let me know if could mediate a deal or some communication.
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  18. Hard Knocks

    Hard Knocks Gold Member Gold Member

    Oct 1, 2012
    @Silver Needle My wife gave me a heads up on it, it came up on the feed, and then we couldn't find it. I'm a total facebook amateur. Would you mind letting him know I'm interested Matt? My email is [edited] if that helps.
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  19. Silver Needle

    Silver Needle

    Jul 14, 2014
    I'll give him your email right now. Would you trade or looking to buy?
  20. Hard Knocks

    Hard Knocks Gold Member Gold Member

    Oct 1, 2012
    Looks like he was looking for a new 4.1 for trade. We could negotiate that, or I'd be interested in an outright sale as well.

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