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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. Misplaced Hillbilly

    Misplaced Hillbilly Gold Member Gold Member

    May 16, 2018
    Very nice covers on that one for sure! I kinda felt the same way about that one armed barlow,even though its a relatively recent addition to my collection. It was unused,unsharpened minty fresh in a great pattern. But I came to the same conclusion that if I liked so much why not carry it and enjoy it! Sometimes "unwise" in a collective sense is wise for our soul. Sometimes I think its like owning an original 60's Shelby mustang, could I really fully appreciate it unless I drove it?
  2. Old Engineer

    Old Engineer Gold Member Gold Member

    Nov 30, 2014
    Have another pair of Personal Favorites with me today .
    IMHO , 2 of GEC's finest .

  3. Half/Stop

    Half/Stop Gold Member Gold Member

    Jul 25, 2014
    IMHO, I wholeheartedly agree with you Harry! :thumbsup: :D
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  4. 5K Qs

    5K Qs Gold Member Gold Member

    Jul 20, 2014
    Stag/Horn Knife of the Week is a Rough Rider stag copperhead:

    Lambsfoot of the Week is a stag Ashley's Choice lambsfoot I call Cracker Jack:

    - GT
  5. Peregrin

    Peregrin Traditional Forum Moderator Moderator Gold Member

    Sep 2, 2004
    Erickson Swayback today.
  6. Gevonovich


    Jan 17, 2011
    Very kind of you and much appreciated. Thank you !!

    I'm guessing Cattaraugus and what a gem...mama

    Indeed they are !!!!!!!! Great photos too

    In the stratosphere :eek:
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  7. cigarrodog

    cigarrodog Platinum Member Platinum Member

    May 18, 2014
    Thank you Ron.

    @sunknife - Thank you kindly.
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  8. btmccutcheon


    Jul 10, 2013
    Thanks Matt!
  9. Nature Boy

    Nature Boy Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 15, 2016
    Thanks for the support! I’m feeling pretty good about the decision.
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  10. kai76


    Jun 5, 2009
    Thanks Gev! That’s a good close guess but it’s a Robeson. Cattaraugus and Robeson bones do look a lot alike sometimes. Your Saynor is so gooooood Gev! Always love seeing that knife.
  11. JJ Cahill

    JJ Cahill Basic Member Basic Member

    Jun 10, 2018
    Thanks Mark!!! You certainly have an outstanding 77 with lovely covers!;):thumbsup::thumbsup:
    Great job Steve; looks very cool!:cool::thumbsup::thumbsup:
    Thanks Gev!!! What a beauty you have today; loving the stag with the rattail bolsters, wow!:rolleyes::thumbsup::thumbsup:
    Thanks Harvey!!! Your "New oldie" is an amazing example of a stag covered lamb; just awesome!:thumbsup::thumbsup::D
    Very cool Dave; if it slices well it's a knife worth using!:thumbsup::thumbsup:;)
    Thanks @315!!! I've noticed the bone on this latest Case CV certainly does vary; the barehead jack has the original covers.:) Very cool:cool::thumbsup::thumbsup: shot of your Imperial Frontier; one of my favorite old cutlers!:cool::thumbsup::thumbsup:
    Wonderful series of images Dan; awesome how tame that lil fella is!:D:thumbsup::thumbsup:
    Great shots of your two stag covered beauties Gary!;):thumbsup::thumbsup:
    Thats interesting as I was "on the fence" between Catt and Robeson, though my first impulse was Robeson based on the bolsters; quite a beauty Nick!;):thumbsup::thumbsup:
    Last edited: Sep 15, 2019
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  12. JJ Cahill

    JJ Cahill Basic Member Basic Member

    Jun 10, 2018
    I'm going with these two Sunday Swiss slicers, both from Wenger.:)
  13. Cutfinger

    Cutfinger Platinum Member Platinum Member

    Aug 3, 2017
    I really like the upper knife JJ.
    The original or very early pattern eh, the very first ones had wooden handles?
    Wonderful robust knife.

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  14. JJ Cahill

    JJ Cahill Basic Member Basic Member

    Jun 10, 2018
    Thanks Michael! It's a soldier from 1957, prior to the Alox versions of the early 1960's the soldiers were all "bare head" designs and had the inventory "control stamp" that showed they passed the Swiss army inspection. The really old ones from the 1890's (oiled oak covers) or 1901 forward (fiber type plastic and later plastic covers) were somewhat larger, quite rare and highly sought after!
    Last edited: Sep 15, 2019
  15. Jack Black

    Jack Black Gold Member Gold Member

    Dec 2, 2005
    Thanks a lot Mark :) :thumbsup:

    Great pics of that lovely old IXL Harvey :) :thumbsup:

    Just smashing Gev :) :thumbsup:

    Excellent pairing Ron :thumbsup:

    Fantastic pics Gary :) :thumbsup:

    Gorgeous Gary :) :thumbsup:

    Hope everyone is having a wonderful weekend, and that you enjoy your Sunday :) Rather lazily, I have just stuffed these two in my pockets again ;) :thumbsup:


  16. dc50

    dc50 Gold Member Gold Member

    Aug 14, 2006
    Right you are my friend. :thumbsup::D
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  17. dc50

    dc50 Gold Member Gold Member

    Aug 14, 2006
    The peaches are canned and ready for winter.:)
  18. Pt-Luso

    Pt-Luso Basic Member Basic Member

    Nov 8, 2014
    Good Sunday guys.;):thumbsup:

  19. Ramrodmb

    Ramrodmb Gold Member Gold Member

    Jun 9, 2010
    Carried my '19 Ironwood LF on a trip to visit family.
  20. CelloDan

    CelloDan Basic Member Basic Member

    Dec 2, 2017
    So yesterday I went out for my walk looking to meet "Chippy" the chipmunk again.
    Instead I met a new friend.
    Here is "Ruby" the red squirrel :)


    My "Lambsfoot" photo album:

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