John Lloyd Knives

Discussion in 'Traditional Folders and Fixed Blades' started by Campbellclanman, Jul 17, 2011.

  1. johnny twoshoes

    johnny twoshoes

    Feb 3, 2011
    Thanks guys, the Lanny's helped me enjoy an apple today as the fall breeze blew by.
    The scent of a fresh picked apple and a carbon blade tasting it's first apple of the season makes for an enjoyable occasion.

    John, you are the man!!!!!!
  2. TomTerrific


    Jan 8, 2011
    You get a Lloyd knife or two, experience really well made and well conceived gems, realize what a bargain they are, and you are hooked. Interesting handles and outstanding blades - you can't beat 'em.

    Five and counting . . .
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  3. Campbellclanman

    Campbellclanman Platinum Member Platinum Member

    Mar 10, 2007
    Good on you j2shoes, Nice photo's, I really like that custom order of yours...very nice! :thumbup:
  4. Bigfattyt

    Bigfattyt Gold Member Gold Member

    Jun 23, 2007
    Great thread. Spent the evening looking and reading. Thanks to all who posted.
  5. pistonsandgears

    pistonsandgears Gold Member Gold Member

    Aug 12, 2011
    Great pictures of some great knives guys. I picked this one up recently and really like it.
  6. clutchcarter


    Dec 11, 2011
    I just added this one to my collection, beautifully done John![​IMG]
  7. johnny twoshoes

    johnny twoshoes

    Feb 3, 2011
    Wow, I saw that one and man it's nice.
    Congrats on getting a real beauty there.
  8. Blues

    Blues Lapsed SuperMod / Cattle Knife Rustler Staff Member Super Mod

    Oct 2, 1998
    Nice one, Clutch. That will certainly be a useful companion.
  9. expwmbat


    Jan 5, 2006
    I saw that one too--it looks extremely nice. Great catch!

  10. Gevonovich


    Jan 17, 2011
    Wow Clutch!! Smoking hot
  11. John L

    John L

    Oct 28, 2004
    Hope you enjoy it Clutch and thanks very much.

    John Lloyd
  12. jth250


    Jun 27, 2011
    Nice Knife. How much does this knife weigh.
  13. clutchcarter


    Dec 11, 2011
    I don't have a scale to weigh it, but being a shadow design with light weight scales makes it very comfortable for an almost 4" knife with two full size blades!
  14. VCM3

    VCM3 Dealer / Materials Provider Dealer / Materials Provider

    Oct 26, 2005
    Extremely well built,like a little tank! Nice Pick -up :thumbup:
  15. confucius37

    confucius37 Gold Member Gold Member

    May 18, 2008
    Just got this bad boy last night. I love it, simple, elegant, and robust! John really got the barlow aspect right on this one, its got a meaty clip point blade that snaps open with authority and the knife just feels stout. The thing I love most about it is that I can pinch it open!




  16. pertinux

    pertinux Basic Member Basic Member

    Feb 1, 2012
    That looks great, Vic! I can only imagine how it feels in hand. What's its overall length?

    I still get to see a John Lloyd every now and then, the one I held for my son while he was in training last summer. I gave it back to him at his OCS graduation. Once home again, he placed it on the table between us and said quietly, "I think this is the finest thing I own."

    ~ P.
  17. confucius37

    confucius37 Gold Member Gold Member

    May 18, 2008
    This one is 4 1/8" closed and 7 1/2" closed...not small. I'm quite happy with it, I tend to carry something in the 3 1/2" - 3 7/8" range, but since this one is a single blade it really carries very well, nice and slim profile.

    It is indeed a very fine knife I can see myself saying those very same words about this knife...It is without a doubt the finest knife I own...quite possibly the finest THING I own as well
  18. wagglebee


    Jun 6, 2009
    That looks great Vic, John has some incredible stag.
  19. TomTerrific


    Jan 8, 2011
    I was going to post a pic of my John Lloyd #6 but the server doesn't want to take it.

    It's on Vince's site, Small Shadow Jack (sold)

    The wood, "una del gato," is really nice. Looks like desert ironwood.

    Each of the six Lloyd's I have is different in its own way. He doesn't make cookie cutter knives and I love his choice of materials for the handles.

    On top of that, Vince is a heck of a nice guy to work with.
  20. Nostimos


    May 18, 2011
    Now I have to add Lloyd to my "wish list".
    I didn't know he made a wharncliffe trapper, I LOVE THOSE!

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