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What "Traditional Knife" are ya totin' today?

Discussion in 'Traditional Folders and Fixed Blades' started by jackknife, Apr 8, 2008.

  1. CVamberbonehead

    CVamberbonehead Gold Member Gold Member

    411
    Nov 6, 2017
    Im carrying my GEC 48 improved trapper in pickle green jigged bone today, I needed a fancy knife for my college graduation. My other knife is a modern buck that my wife had engraved for me so I carry it on special occasions.
     
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  2. Dschal

    Dschal Gold Member Gold Member

    Mar 18, 2016
    Wooden Wednesday!
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  3. Jack Black

    Jack Black Gold Member Gold Member

    Dec 2, 2005
    Thanks Harvey :) :thumbsup:

    Nice pairing Rachel :) :thumbsup:

    Good choice Dave :thumbsup:

    Congratulations Jose :thumbsup:

    Great pic Dave :thumbsup:

    My long day tomorrow, and I'll be out of the house bright and early with these two ;) :thumbsup:

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  4. Bloefield

    Bloefield

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    Aug 2, 2013
    Love this little Buck. Gets used a lot. Blade size same as a 501 but lighter.
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  5. Half/Stop

    Half/Stop Gold Member Gold Member

    Jul 25, 2014
    Thank you Jack! My wife and daughter are both here. We’re getting some much needed relaxation for my them and some super quality family time for us all! :)

    We’re staying on Jekyll Island. The weather is great! :thumbsup: :D
     
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  6. Fodderwing

    Fodderwing Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 31, 2017
    Thanks Ron and don't I know it! :eek: :D

    Thanks Jack. Have a great market day with Lucy!
     
  7. 315

    315 Gold Member Gold Member

    Dec 2, 2017
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  8. mitch13

    mitch13 Gold Member Gold Member

    Nov 3, 2004
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    This 1 today I got inspired.
    While the wife & I were watching tv last night, I was on my phone looking at alox swiss army knives.
    Thinking I wouldn't mind 1 of the fancy limited editions, maybe a 2016 violet as I could pick 1 up cheap. So I thought I'ld show the wife.
    It went

    me; This is alright, what you think?
    wife: Yeah but don't you have 2 swiss army already?
    me; (quick mental maths, quick steer her away:eek:) Yeah something like that but I don't have an alox.
    wife; SURE, with a big grin on her face.

    I think the hesitation in answering gave it away:oops:. The wife is a good sport, just doesn't get why we need more than 1 but supports it's it anyway.

    Cheers
    mitch
     
  9. 5K Qs

    5K Qs Gold Member Gold Member

    Jul 20, 2014
    Watch pocket Knife of this week is a Case half-congress (thanks for the GAW, @leghog):
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    Big Knife of the Week is a Rough Rider large liner lock work knife:
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    Miscellaneous Knife of the Week is a Rough Rider congress:
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    - GT
     
  10. Prester John

    Prester John Gold Member Gold Member

    May 20, 2018
    Stayed there about ten years ago for a few days. Loved it!
     
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  11. Half/Stop

    Half/Stop Gold Member Gold Member

    Jul 25, 2014
    Its a beautiful place Vince! The whole area is historic which is a big plus! :thumbsup: :)
     
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  12. Prester John

    Prester John Gold Member Gold Member

    May 20, 2018
    Going to stick (no pun intended!) with wood for Thursday:
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    New rosewood lambsfoot, A. Wright & Son, Sheffield; and
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    Case cocobolo peanut.
     
  13. Prester John

    Prester John Gold Member Gold Member

    May 20, 2018
    Check out Vincent's Pub in the old hotel.
    We were visiting my wife's sister and her husband in Atlanta, but I wanted to spend a few days somewhere new on the way home, and I found Jekyll Island. Great place!
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  14. 0lds

    0lds Basic Member Basic Member

    13
    May 17, 2019
    First photo post here. Hope it goes ok.
    Been lurking a long time, and have been a traditional knife guy my whole life. Looking forward to the Forum journey!
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  15. Duckdog

    Duckdog Gold Member Gold Member

    Jul 26, 2012
    Thanks, guys.

    Yep, that's about right. And, yet, I have relatives who still farm about 400 acres just south of the base (though surrounded by malls and housing developments).
    - Stuart
     
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  16. Duckdog

    Duckdog Gold Member Gold Member

    Jul 26, 2012
    Worked in the yard all day to clear out bamboo. I baled up the canes with twine and needed this guy, a Schrade 163. Go big with bamboo. What a day!

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    - Stuart
     
  17. HFinn

    HFinn

    Sep 6, 2012
    I allways thought that while the Fox/Bastinelli friction folder is a fine knife, there was something that irritated me. So I took out the dremel and did the deed. The blade shape can still be refined.

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  18. Pt-Luso

    Pt-Luso Basic Member Basic Member

    Nov 8, 2014
    Many thanks Jack...:thumbsup:
     
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  19. Pt-Luso

    Pt-Luso Basic Member Basic Member

    Nov 8, 2014
    Congratulations Vince, this Rosewood must be very special to you!!!;):thumbsup:
     
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  20. Travman

    Travman Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 26, 2016

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