Mail Call, Post Your New GECs.

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Postby robbobus » Mon Dec 31, 2018 12:15 am

QT, I just got the Horn's sibling in. Superior stag on this example, ageing magnificently.
Doubt my pics will show how great it is. Ralph was kind and edited my photos for me, thanks kindly.
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Postby kootenay joe » Mon Dec 31, 2018 2:52 pm

Very nice stag indeed on the AAPK #48. I will look for one of these.
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Postby Tsar Bomba » Tue Jan 01, 2019 4:31 am

robbobus wrote:C K C stands for Carbon Keeps Cutting. As memory serves, this replaced the TIW stamping - for Titusville Iron Works. They received a cease and decist letter for trademark. Same went possibly for the Cyclops stamping on the stainless. Could be wrong but thats what I remember.
Now, C K C did not have a popular following and was quickly replaced with CARBON stamped on the pile side tang. I think only the 81 has the C K C stamping.

I love this story because it gives me yet another reason to enjoy my Appy bone 81 Bull Moose. They should have stuck with "CKC" for the whimsy factor alone. I did start noticing the "GEC CAR" stamping on later GECs but never really put two and two together on the CKC.

Does this mean the 35s were the last run with the Titusville Iron Works stamps?
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Postby robbobus » Tue Jan 01, 2019 6:18 am

I'm not too sure which was the last Titusville stamping. I don't spend much time with the tang stamps, but you could well be right. The 35 was a well received knife but I only have one in the collection. Queen did their baby sunfish so spectacularly back in 2004 with the President's Choice offering that I am satiated with that pattern by and large.

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Postby robbobus » Tue Jan 01, 2019 6:18 am

Duplicate.

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Postby Rusty Trawler » Wed Jan 09, 2019 8:02 pm

After lurking and learning for many months I took the plunge. I drove about 55 minutes to Country Knives and picked these up this morning.

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Postby doglegg » Wed Jan 09, 2019 8:58 pm

Rusty, you made a big splash. Great looking bunch of knives. ::tu::

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Postby Ivoryman » Wed Jan 09, 2019 10:32 pm

Great group Rusty, where is Country Knives? I'd drive there too if it was in the vicinity. Congrats, nice score, welcome to the club. Robobus that's a fabulous looking trapper, AAPK does some sweeties for sure. Cool pick up.
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Postby Rusty Trawler » Thu Jan 10, 2019 12:01 am

Ivoryman wrote:Great group Rusty, where is Country Knives? I'd drive there too if it was in the vicinity. Congrats, nice score, welcome to the club.


Country Knives is in southeastern PA and I’m in Delaware. They are a GEC authorized dealer with a huge inventory of knives and the employee who helped me was very knowledgeable and spent about one hour with me.

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Postby jerryd6818 » Thu Jan 10, 2019 12:12 am

Rusty, welcome to AAPK.

I-Man, they are in Intercourse PA
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Postby Ivoryman » Thu Jan 10, 2019 2:58 am

Intercourse, you're killing me, couldn't name it that today. Hey thanks, maybe I won't be swinging by. Too bad, no GEC walk in dealers on the Pacific Coast, consider yourself lucky, sounds like a great place to hang out. And get cool knives. Kudos, thanks for the info. Intercourse, oh my, that's unbelievable. What were the founders of that town thinking? Hmmmm.
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Postby jerryd6818 » Thu Jan 10, 2019 3:08 am

Well one definition of Intercourse is "communication or dealings between individuals or groups".
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Re: Mail Call, Post Your New GECs.

Postby kootenay joe » Sat Jan 12, 2019 11:07 am

Here is a whittler, magnificent and unique at 4 7/8". Crafted to the highest level of workmanship it is truly a special knife: The Texas Whittler 981316W, Burnt Orange Jig Bone. Two pictures shows this Whittler with his brother Texas Camp, and the last picture shows it with a 3 3/4" #77 Barlow for a size comparison.
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Postby Sharpnshinyknives » Sat Jan 12, 2019 1:18 pm

kootenay joe wrote:Here is a whittler, magnificent and unique at 4 7/8". Crafted to the highest level of workmanship it is truly a special knife: The Texas Whittler 981316W, Burnt Orange Jig Bone. Two pictures shows this Whittler with his brother Texas Camp, and the last picture shows it with a 3 3/4" #77 Barlow for a size comparison.
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Love it. That is a magnificent whittler.
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Re: Mail Call, Post Your New GECs.

Postby jerryd6818 » Sat Jan 12, 2019 1:38 pm

Just received this yesterday. You've probably seen it posted twelve other places...................
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