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The unofficial, non binding, carries no weight, 2020 forum knife possibility discussion thread

Discussion in 'Traditional Folders and Fixed Blades' started by Elgatodeacero, Jan 11, 2020.

  1. hornetguy

    hornetguy Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 11, 2015
    now, wait just a minute, my other-side-of-the-world-brother-from-another-mother..... nobody is trying to take any helm, or stern, or any other nautical thang... this is just simply mental exercise... just for kicks...

    but the purple ramshorn sounds sort of cute...
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  2. fishface5

    fishface5 Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 3, 2001
    I NEED a 73 scout that's a slippie instead of a lockback, & in stainless. Please?
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  3. Rockon75

    Rockon75 Gold Member Gold Member

    Dec 8, 2008
    I don't know if anyone suggested this yet, but if they are making a club knife on the 23 for OKC, and seeing how we have piggy backed with other club knives in the past, a 23 makes sense. Now here is where we, BF, could really stand out. I know this is not for everyone, not even my favorite set up, but the stars seem to be aligning for a knife that hasn't been produced since the 90's and was sold in huge quantities by Camillus. How about a replica of the Camillus 716 pattern on the 23 gec? It probably wouldn't ever be built again, unless asked for. A double lockback large trapper. Again, not my favorite, but the opportunity seems to be ripe. A locking drop point and bulbous spey/skinner.

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  4. Jsega51

    Jsega51 Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 11, 2015
    @Rockon75 Theres a few that would love that knife but I think for most, the size is way too big for it to win in voting. Also, I wonder where that would put the cost.

    I’d vote for it ;)
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  5. bbfish


    Jan 18, 2019
    Have we decided on a whaler yet?
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  6. LastRodeo

    LastRodeo Platinum Member Platinum Member

    Nov 2, 2013
    Yes, the ordering process closed yesterday. Where have you been?
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  7. gaj999

    gaj999 Basic Member Basic Member

    Jan 25, 2004
    Much as I'd love a 2-blade locking 23 or a Whaler, the price limit of $100 might be a problem. Maybe with plain trim and an inexpensive cover material?
  8. Eli Chaps

    Eli Chaps Basic Member Basic Member

    Apr 20, 2018
    They did and I believe they said never again. They felt it was too hard on their equipment.
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  9. bbfish


    Jan 18, 2019
    Ah didn’t realize there was a 100 dollar limit.
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  10. bbfish


    Jan 18, 2019
    Ah didn’t realize there was a 100 dollar limit.
  11. L.H.S

    L.H.S Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 1, 2013
    Unless you mean CPM154, that's not true. They made stainless knives in 2019.
  12. Eli Chaps

    Eli Chaps Basic Member Basic Member

    Apr 20, 2018
    Pretty sure I said I believe.

    Maybe it was specific to CPM154.
  13. mbkr

    mbkr Gold Member Gold Member

    May 20, 2018
    You almost owed me a new keyboard....
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  14. hornetguy

    hornetguy Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 11, 2015
    Hmmm.. ok. I didn't know that. The one GEC stainless I have has some other name stamped on the tang of the blade... I just assumed they farmed out the blades to someone else, and did all the other work in house. If that is the case, I don't see how stainless would be too hard on their equipment.. but, I'm not a GEC cutler, and I don't play one on TV....:D
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  15. Wild Willie

    Wild Willie Basic Member Basic Member

    Mar 19, 2018
    Since opinel was mentioned, how about mc cognet? A bf vendetta or douk? Maybe I missed it, but I thought I'd read all of this thread
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  16. PirateSeulb

    PirateSeulb Gold Member Gold Member

    Jun 6, 2017
    I think GEC from time to time does some 440C blades and the never again IIRC was a time they tried a fancier stainless I know they don't often to runs in 440C but I don't think it is an off limits steel.
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  17. Ramrodmb


    Jun 9, 2010
    2019 GEC- was $92
    2018 Buck- was $71
    I don't know about the optional slip in 2018 as I didn't get one.:thumbsup:
  18. pjsjr

    pjsjr Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 2, 2005
    The slip was $7.00.
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  19. Elgatodeacero

    Elgatodeacero Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 5, 2014
    maybe not 2020, but sometime soon, $100 isn’t going to buy much...... probably will need to bump limit to 125 or 150.

    A two blade folder with one stainless and one carbon blade would be really fun and useful.

    A mini trapper with a stainless clip and carbon spey? And desert ironwood.
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  20. Eli Chaps

    Eli Chaps Basic Member Basic Member

    Apr 20, 2018
    So um...Maserin Plow...?

    Last edited: Jan 17, 2020
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