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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. Misplaced Hillbilly

    Misplaced Hillbilly Gold Member Gold Member

    May 16, 2018
  2. Misplaced Hillbilly

    Misplaced Hillbilly Gold Member Gold Member

    May 16, 2018
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  3. Whetstone39

    Whetstone39 Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 27, 2013
    I’d be in for one at least from either, but would think Bark River would be fairly expensive, and not everyone is crazy about the convex edges they put on their blades.

    The stacked leather handles Hess makes are beautiful.

    Since we are effectively dreaming at this point anyway :), I’ll add L.T. Wright to the discussion.
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  4. Elgatodeacero

    Elgatodeacero Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 5, 2014
    I dont think the fact that some forum members cant carry a particular knife style in public should eliminate it from consideration.

    Everyone needs a Z-Wear Mora Garberg with brown flap leather sheath and brown handle by the fireplace for batoning kindling.
    t.willy, meako, Bugdoc and 3 others like this.
  5. ISKRA


    Sep 19, 2016
    What about a nice penknife? Cigar pattern or sleeveboard.
    bill2000, meako, Shurke and 5 others like this.
  6. Rookie82

    Rookie82 Gold Member Gold Member

    Nov 25, 2014
    I think it's a shame that in all the years of BF knives, there is no Case representation. Is it a verified fact that Case is not interested in making a club/forum knife as an SFO? They were the biggest contributor from 1980-2010 for making club knives for the NKCA and others. I think a Case peanut would be a great BF knife for 2020, especially if a unique handle material were available.
    GABaus, meako, Woodrow F Call and 3 others like this.
  7. 315

    315 Gold Member Gold Member

    Dec 2, 2017
    I know it’d be more expensive, but I’d like to see a Scout knife. Case made them once, would they or anyone else be willing to tool up and make one if the numbers were enough?
  8. jwh720

    jwh720 Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 21, 2016
    I was just thinking a peanut would be great ... even better if it was made by gec.
  9. mbkr

    mbkr Gold Member Gold Member

    May 20, 2018
    PunchNut! :thumbsup:
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  10. Kiteman72

    Kiteman72 Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 22, 2015
    GEC might (educated wild guess based on nothing) do sheepfoot 14s this year.

    One of these with a punch or caplifter secondary would rock.

    As would a Pattern Premier Punchnut Peanut.
  11. Old Hunter

    Old Hunter Gold Member Gold Member

    Jul 12, 2012
    Something different would be cool. I think a small penknife such as a Senator or Peanut could be nice and I also like the idea of a small fixed blade. As we already know Buck Knives is willing to do small runs with special steels and handles - a Buck 118 Personal in S30V with a red handle would be just dandy! OH
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  12. Frailer

    Frailer Gold Member Gold Member

    Oct 25, 2009
    Since the clip point 14s were made in 2018 and the spear points were made in 2016, I’m looking for a sheepsfoot 14 this year as well.

    But I’m almost hoping this doesn’t happen, as it could be an expensive proposition for me.
  13. JTB_5

    JTB_5 Gold Member Gold Member

    Oct 6, 2017
    I’d love a drop point blade with a nice long swedge like the Esky Zulu. I suppose it wouldn’t work so well with a multi blade knife though.
  14. rockgolfer

    rockgolfer Gold Member Gold Member

    Mar 1, 2008
    At this point the only thing I DONT want it to be is a single blade slipjoint! Besides the canal street big pen like 3 of last 4 were single blades if memory serves me right.
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  15. Ernie1980

    Ernie1980 Gold Member Gold Member

    Apr 19, 2012
    I too would love to see this continue and a new pattern would be terrific! The maker is not really important, but a folder would be much better for everyone IMO.
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  16. tmd_87

    tmd_87 Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 29, 2016
    Give me a GEC scout knife. Punch, lifter, sheepfoot, main spear! On 35 frame?
  17. Jiki


    Jun 12, 2018
    With bloodwood covers.
  18. Prester John

    Prester John Gold Member Gold Member

    May 20, 2018
    Last year was a two-bladed stockman.
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  19. tmd_87

    tmd_87 Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 29, 2016
    Nevermind changed my mind to this...:cool:
  20. rockgolfer

    rockgolfer Gold Member Gold Member

    Mar 1, 2008
    I forgot about the elk.

    So 3 of the past 6 years?
    2014 - stag clip
    2017 - tc barlow
    2019 - rope knife

    Not as lopsided as I thought. I like single blades. I also like variety
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