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What would you most like from GEC in 2019?

Discussion in 'Traditional Folders and Fixed Blades' started by Camillus, Dec 12, 2018.

What would you like to see from GEC in 2019?

  1. New patterns

  2. More variety in handle materials in the existing patterns

  3. ‘Modern’ traditional blade steels e.g. D2, and stainless

  4. Larger runs so there is less pressure to buy immediately

  5. Less SFOs

  6. More SFOs

  7. Sprint runs of smaller total knife numbers

  8. Better jigging patterns

  9. Lower prices on GEC knives

  10. Smaller runs and more variety

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  1. Stropping Young Lad

    Stropping Young Lad Gold Member Gold Member

    Dec 11, 2012
    Hey, I’m not the only one pining for a bull lock?
     
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  2. TheJon

    TheJon

    63
    Apr 12, 2014
    The 23 bull lock was one of the first GEC that I saw and thought about buying, but alas I decided the 23 was to large and didn’t. I’m still kicking myself for that. But I picked up a 43 from the recent run and it softened the sting a little. If they made a bull lock on a smaller frame I’m sure it would be extremely popular.
     
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  3. JohnDF

    JohnDF Gold Member Gold Member

    May 14, 2018
    I have put way too much thought into this topic...
    I always say I'd like a GEC produced Mini Trapper. While that would certainly be a terrific knife, I have thought of one that would top my list of most desirable productions...

    I would like to see GEC produce a #15 Boys Knife, with a single clip point and stainless blade, nail mark, round bolsters, and no half stops. That would be a dream knife for me.
     
  4. Elgatodeacero

    Elgatodeacero Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 5, 2014
    no half stops is blasphemy
     
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  5. JohnDF

    JohnDF Gold Member Gold Member

    May 14, 2018
    Tell that to my arthritic hands ;)
     
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  6. M.Hatch

    M.Hatch

    69
    Apr 20, 2017
    I would love to see them rerun the #57 Geppetto/Wrangler Halfwhitt. I missed out on the first ones.
     
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  7. glocktenman

    glocktenman Gold Member Gold Member

    Jul 20, 2008
    Those are great feeling knives and the nifebrite is cool too.
    LOL!
     
  8. Stropping Young Lad

    Stropping Young Lad Gold Member Gold Member

    Dec 11, 2012
    That holds the distinction of my favorite pattern. It’s not a perfect pattern, but it’s a great one.
     
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  9. Will Power

    Will Power

    Jan 18, 2007
    No, it's a Reformation against entrenched dogma...;):D:D
     
  10. Wildcat

    Wildcat Gold Member Gold Member Basic Member

    524
    Apr 14, 2003
    bring back the 72 lockbacks
     
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  11. traumkommode

    traumkommode Gold Member Gold Member

    Dec 3, 2015
    Stainless half Grinling with that big clip and a coping blade, 7 pull weights

    Full Grinling would be fine, too. But since any whittler probably needs to be in a different frame, let's make it a 68 or even one of those new big sleeveboards, or a 35. And just call it the Woodworker's Whittler.

    The 29 would be good for a split back, too. How about the clip main, coping blade with small clip like they used to put on those old balloon Whittlers?
     
    Last edited: Dec 18, 2018
  12. tmd_87

    tmd_87 Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 29, 2016
    72s/73s! Some new patterns, sowbelly? Maybe?!
     
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  13. Fodderwing

    Fodderwing Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 31, 2017
    sowbelly and pruner
     
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  14. rdg

    rdg

    603
    Oct 30, 2002
    I absolutely love my 23's!! I would love to see that pattern have another go around. Also really love the standard trappers with clip and spey blades, would love to see a re-run of those.
    Bob
     
  15. MCar

    MCar Gold Member Gold Member

    Jul 20, 2015
    My gosh, well said, @Augie. I think most everyone would die to get another run of Grinlings.
     
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  16. Camillus

    Camillus Gold Member Gold Member

    Jun 3, 2015
    Yup, such as good old rogers jigging!
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    The thing is, GEC can do nice jigging. Why they don’t do nicer jigging all the time is something of a mystery.

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    Last edited: Dec 19, 2018
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  17. TLARbb

    TLARbb Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 24, 2010
    I missed out on the 92 run(s) with the wharncliiffe main. I hope I get another chance. The 33 whittler would be really nice in a high grade stainless.

    Mini Trapper! Mini Trapper! Mini Trapper! Mini Trapper! ....

    Ed J
     
    Last edited: Dec 19, 2018
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  18. TLARbb

    TLARbb Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 24, 2010
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    Last edited: Dec 19, 2018
  19. xbr10dr

    xbr10dr

    24
    Nov 11, 2017
    Something for a southpaw!
     
  20. JohnDF

    JohnDF Gold Member Gold Member

    May 14, 2018
    There ya go... :cool: ;)
     
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