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The OFFICIAL 2017 BLADEFORUMS KNIFE purchasing thread

Discussion in 'Traditional Folders and Fixed Blades' started by gunstockjack, Jun 27, 2017.

  1. GE Jr

    GE Jr Gold Member Gold Member

    Dec 29, 2015
    I got in, luckily. :cool: We were away for a couple days, and of course my paypal acct wasn't yet set up on my ipad. Had to have my daughter send me a pic of the post-it note with the dumb password I made up. :D All set by Tuesday at 3:06 EDT! Went well, Barry & Charlie - thank you! :thumbsup:
    mrknife and Ramrodmb like this.
  2. gunstockjack

    gunstockjack Mid-low tech sexagenarian. Gold Member

    May 14, 2011
    All pre-sales are done! Thanks to everyone for their support!

    Now the wait begins....
  3. spyderg


    Sep 28, 2014
    I'm glad to see they sold out! I was waiting, hoping they would so I didn't have to buy one, lol! No money right now and it's not really the knife for me, already have a Broadway and Michigan, a boys knife and a beer scout so I'm covered for the basic style of knife but at the same time I didn't want to see anyone taking a loss on the BF knife and not want to keep it going. Even though I'm not getting one, thanks to all involved.
  4. dpowers311


    Jan 23, 2014
    Had issues getting on the forum yesterday. Missed out on this years knife.

    Initial thoughts were it should have been limited to 1 per person but that's probably unreasonable on my part. Oh well more money for 66's

    Hope they turn out nice and everyone enjoys.

  5. wintermute

    wintermute Gold Member Gold Member

    Oct 18, 2007
    Well, that was quick!
  6. cbr1000


    Jan 31, 2013
    Wow, that went quick. Figured I would have a few days to decide...
  7. mrknife

    mrknife Gold Member Gold Member

    May 9, 2010
    hope everyone played fairly and the gougers/flippers didnt get too many
  8. mrknife

    mrknife Gold Member Gold Member

    May 9, 2010
    no no, thank you and Charlie for putting up with the headaches all these years!
    knowtracks likes this.
  9. waynorth

    waynorth Dealer / Materials Provider Dealer / Materials Provider

    Nov 19, 2005
    No computer problems, and at least a reasonable chance to get one!
    I think the limit of two knives per person worked out OK also.
    Can't wait to see the knives.
    We might see parts in progress at the Rendezvous!!!
  10. gunstockjack

    gunstockjack Mid-low tech sexagenarian. Gold Member

    May 14, 2011
    Well, at least I have my trusty 2013 model to fondle until the 2017 BF knives come out. This is one of my fav's and one of the few knives I have that has a moniker. Perhaps some of you remember "Ol' Dimple", my ebony 'second' due to a mark in the cover.

    For those of you that haven't used the sheepfoot much, I think you'll find it quite useful for opening packaging and sharpening pencils! Thing goes through cardboard like a laser and clampacks are no match. :)

    I used mine to carve out these little letters....

    not really.

  11. hamsco

    hamsco Gold Member Gold Member

    Oct 30, 2015
    Wow... I can't believe I missed it !!!

    Bummed :-(
    Last edited: Jun 29, 2017
  12. Wurrwulf


    Dec 3, 2015
    Unfortunately, funds didn't work out for me this year. Enjoy your knives, everyone! I can't wait to see pictures!
  13. r redden

    r redden Platinum Member Platinum Member

    May 23, 2015
    For once I got mine bought and didn't miss out I'm usually a day late and a dollar short. Thanks guys for such a fine knife and allowing us to have two. One to carry and one two admire.
  14. liamstrain


    Jan 16, 2013
    Excellent - I'll get going on artwork!
    redsparrow, Ramrodmb and Railsplitter like this.
  15. Nature Boy

    Nature Boy Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 15, 2016
  16. AlwaysTomboy

    AlwaysTomboy Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 31, 2016
    Dang, looks like I missed out after all. No email confirmation. I was preoccupied when I was ordering and must have missed clicking something somewhere. I remember signing into paypal but must not have completed the order because it's still in my cart. :rolleyes:

    Note to self: Knife ordering deserves your full attention. :p

    Totally stoked for everyone who got one and looking forward to seeing lots of photos! :D
  17. stevenkelby


    Feb 27, 2010
    I'm too late! Is there a wait list?
  18. t.willy


    Mar 31, 2016
    Great looking knives congratulations everyone. I almost pulled the trigger but I had to hold off. Got to many knives on order and heading to me in the mail lol. I :D
  19. SAK Guy

    SAK Guy

    Jul 2, 2013
    Great.... Figures that my crappy health would keep me offline till I missed out! :(

    If anyone ends up with an extra I'd be extremely interested....
  20. gunstockjack

    gunstockjack Mid-low tech sexagenarian. Gold Member

    May 14, 2011
    Guys, I have purposely undersold the 2017 BF order to prevent overselling and consequential problems. Remember, the final number of 500 is not written in stone, and there will likely be some seconds. When all is said and done there should be a few knives left over for sale, both first quality product and possibly a second or two. At that time, I will post a thread for those of you who didn't get a 2017 BF knife and would like a chance to buy one. Winners will be chosen at random for whatever knives are available and I will then put up a link for the winners. OK?

    This is as fair as I know how to be, but if you have a better suggestion, I'm open to hear it.

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