Lets talk GEC!

Discussion in 'Traditional Folders and Fixed Blades' started by rockgolfer, Jun 23, 2013.

  1. JohnDF

    JohnDF Gold Member Gold Member

    May 14, 2018
    Maybe that's where all the recent Ramsfoot hints are coming from. :D
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  2. Markeologist


    Jul 21, 2018
    Great to see the original BEER BELLY again!! Thanks!!!
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  3. black mamba

    black mamba Gold Member Gold Member

    Oct 21, 2009
    No, thank you! It just goes to show that anyone can have an inspired idea once in a while.
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  4. L.H.S

    L.H.S Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 1, 2013
    A nice sentiment, but I don't think BladeForums constitutes as much of the buying pool as one might think.
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  5. ktataragasi


    May 26, 2019
    The 77 seems like it would be an amazing first barlow to own. It would be amazing to get one depending on what blade is offered.
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  6. Ramrodmb

    Ramrodmb Gold Member Gold Member

    Jun 9, 2010
    If memory serves the last 2 runs have been clip points. I would be surprised if it's clip for a third run in a row. I'm thinking spear but could be a Sheepsfoot.
    Or...... could it be a lambfoot Barlow??:eek: Doubtful:D
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  7. JohnDF

    JohnDF Gold Member Gold Member

    May 14, 2018
    I'm tellin' ya... It's going to be a Ramsfoot Barlow. ;):p:D
  8. Ron Sabbagh

    Ron Sabbagh Platinum Member Platinum Member

    Sep 15, 1999
    It would make sense since the Ramsfoot is selling out in mere minutes.
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  9. Norcaldude

    Norcaldude Gold Member Gold Member

    Dec 19, 2014
    It might have been clips the last two times he's had these 77 SFOs done, but they also sold out very fast and the secondary for them is also very bullish. Clip point 77 barlows are a sure thing and I think he'll go with the sure thing.
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  10. mb>

    mb> Gold Member Gold Member

    Sep 24, 2014
    I think you could put a hair comb in a 77 Barlow and it would still sell out in minutes.
  11. Fox79

    Fox79 Gold Member Gold Member

    Sep 24, 2017
    Then I could have 77 comb Barlow right next to my switch blade comb.

    We have a winner! Lol
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  12. JohnDF

    JohnDF Gold Member Gold Member

    May 14, 2018
    Just sayin'... :D
  13. Buzzbait


    Feb 25, 2001
    I'm not really sure if I would actually buy another 77 Barlow at this point in time. The clip/coping and spear/coping runs were so perfect for me, that I don't know if another blade configuration would even appeal to me. And I've got a few of each already. It would have to be something very novel and very useful. Maybe a lambsfoot main and a pen secondary? Better yet, a spear or clip main, and a cap lifter secondary. I'd be all over a 77 Beerlow.
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  14. Ramrodmb

    Ramrodmb Gold Member Gold Member

    Jun 9, 2010
    True. But all those things also apply to the spears, sheepsfoots, etc. Every NF 77 Barlow ever produced has been, and I suspect will continue to be, a "sure thing".;)

    Grail, for many!:D
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  15. TOM K.

    TOM K. Gold Member Gold Member

    Jul 22, 2016
    A 77 Beerlow would be incredible! Second to that I'm hoping for a single spear blade.
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  16. knifethetank

    knifethetank Gold Member Gold Member

    Dec 18, 2018
    How about a 77 single and double blade option, I would like to see a single blade spear but would also like a two blade with the main a spear.
    It would be nice if Mike still has some tiger maple wood, now that would be a sweet looking 77 Barlow
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  17. GE Jr

    GE Jr Gold Member Gold Member

    Dec 29, 2015
    Hope I'd be lucky enough to score one of Mike's 77 Barlows. It would also be nice if GEC would do a full run of 77 Jacks like they did a few years ago...but the upcoming run of similar-sized 86's makes me think that's not very likely.
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  18. Travman

    Travman Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 26, 2016
    Maybe those NF bolsters are for a brand new NF Barlow based on the upcoming 86 pattern. It would be very similar to the 77 NF Barlows only bigger.
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  19. JohnDF

    JohnDF Gold Member Gold Member

    May 14, 2018
    Now you're on to something... :cool: :thumbsup:
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  20. Ajd3530


    Jan 20, 2017
    I'm hoping this means from here on out, everybody gets a complimentary six pack of Shiner with the purchase of a knife.

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