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What "Traditional Knife" are ya totin' today?

Discussion in 'Traditional Folders and Fixed Blades' started by jackknife, Apr 8, 2008.

  1. Dschal

    Dschal Gold Member Gold Member

    Mar 18, 2016
    I dug out the big jack for Wooden Wednesday.
  2. scrteened porch

    scrteened porch Basic Member Basic Member

    Feb 19, 2012
    Google them. There are on-line sources. See Guardians of Lambsfoot thread for details. There's even an index.
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  3. willc

    willc Gold Member Gold Member

    Aug 13, 2013
    99FE1FB8-E456-477C-8DD6-FBE9C4C66ABD.jpeg Went with my 73 today.
    It is my oldest user GEC being an 08.
  4. jwb01

    jwb01 Gold Member Gold Member

    Dec 6, 2016
    Now you’ve done it! After some internet searches a year or so ago I came across Al’s sight. Then you started posting that awesomeness and I found he had a 3-7/8” Stockman in sambar stag listed. I had been looking at periodically for months. Since Saturday I had been trying to talk myself out of it, then yesterday he dropped the price..... then you post that awesomeness again....



    In my pocket again today.
  5. cigarrodog

    cigarrodog Platinum Member Platinum Member

    May 18, 2014
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  6. tmd_87

    tmd_87 Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 29, 2016
  7. JTB_5

    JTB_5 Gold Member Gold Member

    Oct 6, 2017
    Well first you have to buy a GEC #15 Navy knife and then ask traumkommode to do a modification on it :D:D:D
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  8. Burnt Stag

    Burnt Stag

    Oct 3, 2016
    These two were in the pockets today. They didn't see any real use , but were along for a 6 mile hike hunting for mushrooms.
    Last edited: May 16, 2018
  9. Old Engineer

    Old Engineer Gold Member Gold Member

    Nov 30, 2014
    The 77's do tend to do that to more than just the 35's too .

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  10. Wurrwulf

    Wurrwulf Gold Member Gold Member

    Dec 3, 2015
    I fell a few pages back, and catching up has shown some incredible acrylics and woods and bone handled knives! Thanks, everyone!

    I'm not a very big fan of the stockman pattern, if I'm honest. I make sure to slip this Case Medium Stockman or my Old Timer 108OT into my pocket from time-to-time just to see if my preferences change- they have not. I love this green-dyed Curly Maple, though.

  11. SVTFreak

    SVTFreak Gold Member Gold Member

    Mar 8, 2011
    Lol! You won’t regret it. I don’t think he gets enough credit around here. I actually thought about just getting that one, but I prefer pen/wharnfliff and hoping for darker dye.
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  12. Copperberry

    Copperberry Basic Member Basic Member

    Apr 5, 2018
    Now THERE’S an idea! I did a cursory search on the interwebs for a Lambsfoot and wasn’t finding anything I liked. I like your idea better, yours looks amazing!
  13. Amir Fleschwund

    Amir Fleschwund Gold Member Gold Member

    Nov 29, 2008

    Strke on box matches, aka- safety matches need the chemical on the striker strip on the box. Strike anywhere are the fun ones, but don't drop the box! The whole box can go off.

    Striker pulls look cool, but if I only had one match to light a fire, I'd strike it on the zipper of my jeans.:cool:
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  14. flatblackcapo

    flatblackcapo Part time maker, very very part time Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Mar 25, 2012
    Yes, it is. You can see it a little better here

    Same here. I have worn Chuck's or Vans as far back as I can remember. Also, the sizing did change.

    @Gevonovich r8shell , good looking cats.
    Here is our little leader of the house.
    I think she had a hard night. :p:D

    Da Churchill
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  15. WoodManGM


    May 24, 2017
    Never get tired of seeing that pinched Peanut.
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  16. Ratbert

    Ratbert Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 1, 2016
    Thank you for the kind words, Gents! It is a very nice knife...a medium stockman just tics all the boxes for me.
  17. JTB_5

    JTB_5 Gold Member Gold Member

    Oct 6, 2017
    Well, I don't know how much Andrew enjoys doing the mods, but I know he's done at least three now. The best part is that you are getting GEC quality with a lambsfoot blade. I don't know if all of the Navy knives from that run are of equal quality, but the one that I got from Buzzbait had better walk and talk than the most recent run of 78s, and those were really impressive. There are still stainless steel Navy knives for sale at dealers, too.
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  18. Ratbert

    Ratbert Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 1, 2016
    Beautiful knife and an awesome patina on that blade!
  19. r8shell

    r8shell Platinum Member Platinum Member

    Jan 16, 2010

    Churchill's are great user knives, aren't they? Mine's getting some cool patina.
    #35 Churchill 6.jpg
  20. Amir Fleschwund

    Amir Fleschwund Gold Member Gold Member

    Nov 29, 2008
    Love the Vic Mauser! Sure don't see a lot of those around.
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