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Small Gent's knives

Discussion in 'Traditional Folders and Fixed Blades' started by chuko, Jul 4, 2015.

  1. chuko

    chuko Gold Member Gold Member

    Dec 22, 2007
    Time to bump this thread with my latest Dunlap (Bose #8 pattern) this time in Armadillo

  2. Railsplitter

    Railsplitter Gold Member Gold Member

    Oct 31, 2010
    WOW! Nice!
  3. traumkommode

    traumkommode Gold Member Gold Member

    Dec 3, 2015
    Okay, that's the coolest knife I've seen in a long time. Dunlap is doing mighty fine work, and that armadillo looks GREAT!!!
  4. Chief

    Chief Chief Master Sergeant USAF (ret) 1975-2000 Platinum Member

    Nov 15, 1998
    Of all Charles' knives, this is one of my absolute favorites. The texture / colors of the covers is over the top and the fit and finish can't be faulted.
    traumkommode likes this.
  5. joeradza

    joeradza Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 6, 2014
    The bottom shot of the backspring is outstanding.
    Chief likes this.
  6. FOG2

    FOG2 Gold Member Gold Member

    Nov 1, 2007
    I agree with all of the earlier comments. And it has all my favorite elements, including my new favorite scale material!
  7. aribach

    aribach Gold Member Gold Member

    May 5, 2015
  8. Will Power

    Will Power Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 18, 2007
    Talking about Armadillo scales, is it their outer 'leather armour' that's used? Being European I've never seen one of these amusingly bizarre animals except in a zoo. Is it tough and must it be stabilised? Gives an outstanding look to the knife:cool:
  9. Mike Seaman

    Mike Seaman

    Jun 25, 2020
  10. Mike Seaman

    Mike Seaman

    Jun 25, 2020
  11. Gary W. Graley

    Gary W. Graley “Imagination is more important than knowledge" Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Mar 2, 1999
    She’s long gone
  12. Mike Seaman

    Mike Seaman

    Jun 25, 2020
    Thanks, Jim was my father in law and I don't have a knive like that. Thanks for your time.
    Gary W. Graley likes this.
  13. ddavis


    Jan 17, 2018
    I’m glad this thread got bumped. This came in the mail today...
    And after checking out all the previous posts and pictures, is the Case swayback jack just a reversed Bose #8 pattern?
  14. jassec


    Jun 25, 2020
    I have this knife. Mine came in the mail yesreday.
  15. Signalprick

    Signalprick Jason Ritchie - Ritchie Handmade Knives Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Apr 3, 2009
    Here's a little 06 Pemberton I just.finished up recovering for a gentleman on IG.
    mbkr, Jonny D, CasePeanut and 7 others like this.
  16. Travman

    Travman Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 26, 2016
    The Northwoods Norfolk definitely qualifies as a small gentleman’s knife.
  17. JB in SC

    JB in SC Basic Member Basic Member

    May 19, 2001
    No the number 8 is 3” closed and the frame is not the same. The 8 is slimmer overall, including the blade.
    ddavis likes this.
  18. Llasi

    Llasi Basic Member Basic Member

    Mar 1, 2013
  19. Will Power

    Will Power Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 18, 2007
    @Llasi Fine Dogleg but not so small ;):D That watch is superb :cool::thumbsup:
    Llasi likes this.
  20. Chief

    Chief Chief Master Sergeant USAF (ret) 1975-2000 Platinum Member

    Nov 15, 1998
    3" of perfection


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