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Discussion in 'Traditional Folders and Fixed Blades' started by knifeswapper, Feb 24, 2019.

  1. Sabercat

    Sabercat Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 9, 2015
    I think the star would look good, as would the diamond. While the corset and Orleans shields are my favorites in general, I don't feel they'd fit the overall aesthetic of this knife quite as well.

    After staring at the mock up for quite awhile, and imagining all of the possibilities, I feel the Crest shield would look best.
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  2. Prester John

    Prester John Gold Member Gold Member

    May 20, 2018
    Maybe an anchor shield?
    Behr95, meako and cigarrodog like this.


    Aug 30, 2007
    Sweet! Thanks Mike!
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  4. Nature Boy

    Nature Boy Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 15, 2016
    I think it was wise of Mike to put the shield in the last round. It can really balance out the knife in the end, so, to me, the decision is really dependent on all of the other factors.
  5. Agent Orange Peel

    Agent Orange Peel Basic Member Basic Member

    Oct 27, 2018
    This made my day.
  6. tmd_87

    tmd_87 Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 29, 2016
    Yea crest or shield would like nice and classic on this bigger frame.
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  7. Sacto

    Sacto Basic Member Basic Member

    Jun 27, 2017
    Thanks, Mike, this looks great. I’m glad to see all the options. I think one of the larger, longer shields will look better on this larger frame.
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  8. CVamberbonehead

    CVamberbonehead Gold Member Gold Member

    Nov 6, 2017
    Northfield with match striker pull
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  9. Stumpy72

    Stumpy72 Basic Member Basic Member

    Jul 5, 2018
    Many thanks for spearheading this monumental undertaking. It makes me think of that old EDS TV commercial with the cat-herders...

    Also--kudos for the idea of keeping phase polls short and fast. I suspect little would be accomplished by letting them drag on.
  10. JohnDF

    JohnDF Gold Member Gold Member

    May 14, 2018
    The short polls will probably keep the nonsense to a minimum :p
    meako, Sabercat, mitch4ging and 3 others like this.
  11. ElMonoDelMar


    May 31, 2009
    This might be somewhat off topic, but who would I need to contact about getting a waiver for the minimum post count on the forum knife buy? I really like the 86 so I'm thinking this is the year where I finally try to get in on the action.
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  12. BigJim2x

    BigJim2x Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 22, 2016
    Outstanding Mike! I know how much work for little compensation there is. I appreciate you taking up the gauntlet. Thank you.

  13. Railsplitter

    Railsplitter Gold Member Gold Member

    Oct 31, 2010
    Peregrin and knarfeng are the Moderators of this sub forum. They are who you want to contact.
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  14. Aryan29


    May 20, 2018
    Looking forward to my first Forum knife,
    Many Thanks to the team and all who make it possible. Appreciate the long hours and effort put in.:thumbsup:
    Last edited: Feb 25, 2019
  15. wintermute

    wintermute Gold Member Gold Member

    Oct 18, 2007
    Agreed. I'm going to mention it again, but if some sort of ebony wood is chosen, I hope we can go with a Banner shield with "Black Sheep" stamped on it as @Buzzbait suggested a while back.
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  16. Ramrodmb

    Ramrodmb Gold Member Gold Member

    Jun 9, 2010
    Thanks for your time and effort on this project, Mike (and your wife:))

    Looks like GEC is open to most anything reasonable and has given us plenty of latitude with options. I hope this dispels some of the disparaging chatter about them not being interested in making our forum knife. Seems the opposite is true. Although, I am sure there are one or two who won't let go of that.:rolleyes:

    Any members outside of the US who want to get a forum knife, I would be glad to help when the time comes. Just let me know.
    meako, MerryMadMonk, cbr1000 and 5 others like this.
  17. gaj999

    gaj999 Basic Member Basic Member

    Jan 25, 2004
    I'm gonna sit this one out because I can't get past that blade choice. Enjoy the process. Hopefully you come up with something so compelling that I have to buy one. :)
  18. Filoso

    Filoso Basic Member Basic Member

    Dec 22, 2013
    :thumbsup: Thank you very much Mike!
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  19. Modoc ED

    Modoc ED Gold Member Gold Member

    Mar 28, 2010
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  20. pjsjr

    pjsjr Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 2, 2005
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