Mail Call, Post Your New GECs.

GEC specializes in highly collectable and premium quality usable pocket knives. The company's USA manufactured knives have quickly proven to be a big hit with both collectors and users who seek quality American craftsmanship.
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Re: Mail Call, Post Your New GECs.

Postby Tsar Bomba » Fri Jan 12, 2018 5:09 am

Glad you finally capitulated, Jerry. The two-blade 78s are really nice knives and the size is just right. I'd almost be a little worried that the single-blades would be too slim for my liking.

Here's my latest GEC.

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Re: Mail Call, Post Your New GECs.

Postby QTCut5 » Fri Jan 12, 2018 5:16 am

Looks like Ivoryman and I both doubled down on the same American Jacks: Single Blade Smooth White Bone & Single Blade Chestnut Peach Seed Jigged Bone (although for some unknown reason SMKW decided to call it Pennsylvania Peach Seed on their website and on the sales receipt). But, as The Bard famously said, "A knife by any other name still cuts as sweet." (I'm paraphrasing here, but I'm pretty sure it was Shakespeare.)

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Re: Mail Call, Post Your New GECs.

Postby Ivoryman » Fri Jan 12, 2018 5:59 am

Nailed it Q, fabulous looking smooth bone, pics don't do it justice. Smooth, sleek, Sassy. Goes good with a wharn. That is one fine looking one-of-a-kind. Kudos.
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Re: Mail Call, Post Your New GECs.

Postby Landersknives » Fri Jan 12, 2018 6:27 am

Received this one in the mail from John (jmh58). It’s the Northfield UN-X-LD 18 in 1095 carbon steel. Great knife I think I am going to slide it into my normal rotation. Thanks John for helping me add to my GEC fixation. ::groove::
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Re: Mail Call, Post Your New GECs.

Postby jmh58 » Fri Jan 12, 2018 12:23 pm

Looks Good Ed.. Glad I could be an enabler!!! ::tu:: John :D
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Re: Mail Call, Post Your New GECs.

Postby espn77 » Fri Jan 12, 2018 2:09 pm

Good looking knife you got Ed. ::tu::

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Re: Mail Call, Post Your New GECs.

Postby jerryd6818 » Fri Jan 12, 2018 2:23 pm

Those #18s are sure cute little beggars. Great one to have Ed.

GEC 782217 American Jack Tidioute Smooth White Bone came in today's mail(1-13-18). Excellent. I'm totally satisfied Strong pull but not too strong. Great walk and talk. I'm very pleased with it.
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Re: Mail Call, Post Your New GECs.

Postby jerryd6818 » Tue Jan 16, 2018 5:09 pm

Seller's pictures. (CK)
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Re: Mail Call, Post Your New GECs.

Postby FarSide » Tue Jan 16, 2018 6:52 pm

Nice Stag on that one!

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Re: Mail Call, Post Your New GECs.

Postby m0nk » Tue Jan 16, 2018 11:33 pm

Here's my first pics, of my #78 brothers, and their #14 little brother. Taking good knife pics isn't as easy as looking at other peoples' knife pics! Trying to learn how to use this new/old camera...pics will get better.

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Re: Mail Call, Post Your New GECs.

Postby m0nk » Tue Jan 16, 2018 11:37 pm

QTCut5 wrote:although for some unknown reason SMKW decided to call it Pennsylvania Peach Seed on their website and on the sales receipt


Q - I asked a rep at SMKW the same question but I never got an answer. I suspect the knives came out lighter in color than expected, and they didn't want to call them Dark Chestnut as originally planned. Personally I like the lighter color. I'm still ogling at the UN-XLD dark brown bone 78s, but I'm glad I got the SMKW SFO.

So where did the 78 wharnie come from?? Did you mod it yourself or is it a factory special?

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Re: Mail Call, Post Your New GECs.

Postby QTCut5 » Wed Jan 17, 2018 12:02 am

m0nk wrote:So where did the 78 wharnie come from?? Did you mod it yourself or is it a factory special?
Lee

Custom wharncliffe modification courtesy of Ivoryman; he ground those fat beaver-tail spatula spears into nice slender wharnies like a beaver chewing through cottonwood!
::super_happy:: ::super_happy::
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Re: Mail Call, Post Your New GECs.

Postby Tsar Bomba » Wed Jan 17, 2018 12:35 am

jerryd6818 wrote:Seller's pictures. (CK)

Glad to see you got the one I nearly grabbed myself. I had a couple concerns about the symmetry/balance of the handles but I do like how the stag is so well matched from the sides. I imagine it's gonna be just fine once in hand.

This is the one I ended up grabbing (also CK photos):

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Fat stag won out over knobby stag this time. :mrgreen:

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Re: Mail Call, Post Your New GECs.

Postby m0nk » Wed Jan 17, 2018 2:50 am

Beautiful stag pics guys. I got a stag S&M 99 Executive Jack clip blade for Christmas, but I believe it's American elk, not Sambar like yours. Maybe I'll post pics in a S&M thread sometime. Been thinking about grabbing a Sambar knife before it's extinct for sale, but there are plenty on the market for the time being so I'm not in a hurry. Meanwhile... I joined the Club (it was a good Christmas):
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Re: Mail Call, Post Your New GECs.

Postby m0nk » Wed Jan 17, 2018 3:05 am

QTCut5 wrote:
m0nk wrote:So where did the 78 wharnie come from?? Did you mod it yourself or is it a factory special?
Lee

Custom wharncliffe modification courtesy of Ivoryman; he ground those fat beaver-tail spatula spears into nice slender wharnies like a beaver chewing through cottonwood!
::super_happy:: ::super_happy::
~Q~


Nice work! I guess I've been watching too many videos by Apostle P and the like because I've been fixated on wharncliffes for over a month now. That and the Northwoods craze. I've got wharncliffe on the brain to the point that I've almost convinced myself more than a couple of times to buy a 35 Calf Pen, but I just can't get over the one-arm blade thing. I know it's a historic blade design, but I just can't do it. Just today I was considering (again) getting a 48 improved trapper because of the wharnie, but I'm not feeling it enough to pull the trigger on that either. Your wharnie mod reminds me a lot of the 48 wharnie. Nice to see someone brave (or rich!) enough to mod a brand new GEC. I saw a modded 35 calf pen somewhere a while back, he made a spey/sheepsfoot out of the one-arm blade. Believe me, I've thought of doing it many times... maybe GEC will give us a wharnie in 2018...

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