Where can I pre-order a #46 Whaler?

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Re: Where can I pre-order a #46 Whaler?

Postby LSS152 » Mon May 14, 2018 12:01 am

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LSS152 wrote:I don’t know how this happened but I was on the DLT web page yesterday at lunch time and the # 46 showed up as in stock. I clicked on it and bam it let me pay. Then I get a notification that it has shipped. I thought they were all gone, I can’t believe I got one. I am very excited!!! I guess a blind squirrel finds a nut every now and then. LOL!


Was it the Muscle Bone or Ironwood handle?


It was the Ironwood Handle

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Re: Where can I pre-order a #46 Whaler?

Postby Dinadan » Mon May 14, 2018 2:23 am

I am glad to read that your quest has had a happy outcome!
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Re: Where can I pre-order a #46 Whaler?

Postby Tsar Bomba » Mon May 14, 2018 2:46 am

Apparently I lucked out and was part of the first portion of MB Whalers. I got the shipping notification about my knife on Saturday, so I may have it in hand by midweek. ::ds::

Looking forward to getting this big beast. I keep scouring the other dealers looking for one of those "miracle" IW Whaler listings to show available stock (hoping this "split-shipment" thing means more will pop up next week) but so far no luck.

The folks who have received theirs already have raised my expectations quite a bit!
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Re: Where can I pre-order a #46 Whaler?

Postby boykinlp » Mon May 14, 2018 5:11 pm

Knives Ship Free have the Whaler in Ironwood in stock!!
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Re: Where can I pre-order a #46 Whaler?

Postby gsmith7158 » Mon May 14, 2018 5:31 pm

boykinlp wrote:Knives Ship Free have the Whaler in Ironwood in stock!!

Larry you're kind of like Paul Revere ringing the warning bell here! :D
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Re: Where can I pre-order a #46 Whaler?

Postby LSS152 » Mon May 14, 2018 5:37 pm

KSF has more ironwoods for sale right now. Get them while they last

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Re: Where can I pre-order a #46 Whaler?

Postby boykinlp » Mon May 14, 2018 5:48 pm

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boykinlp wrote:Knives Ship Free have the Whaler in Ironwood in stock!!

Larry you're kind of like Paul Revere ringing the warning bell here! :D


Like I said before, I like to help when I can. Being a newby, I definitely can't give knife advice, so right now, this is the best I can do to contribute to the forum.:) I hope Tony got one. I emailed him too in case he wasn't where he could get on the forum. Maybe everybody else that wanted one had already gotten one.
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Re: Where can I pre-order a #46 Whaler?

Postby gsmith7158 » Mon May 14, 2018 6:02 pm

Well it's greatly appreciated! As hard as it is to nail down these GEC's and Northwoods when they go on sale we need a town crier. ::clapping:: ::clapping::
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Re: Where can I pre-order a #46 Whaler?

Postby gsmith7158 » Mon May 14, 2018 9:03 pm

KSF has now sold out of its second batch of #46 Desert Ironwood. Very strange that they have not received any muscle bone while GP has already sold theirs. ::hmm::
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Re: Where can I pre-order a #46 Whaler?

Postby kootenay joe » Mon May 14, 2018 9:36 pm

"Very strange that they have not received any muscle bone while GP has already sold theirs. ::hmm::"
i have been asking the same thing. What do you think could be going on ? Received a batch, found an 'issue' with some and returned batch for 'tune up' ?
Or ??
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Re: Where can I pre-order a #46 Whaler?

Postby Tsar Bomba » Tue May 15, 2018 12:06 am

kootenay joe wrote:"Very strange that they have not received any muscle bone while GP has already sold theirs. ::hmm::"
i have been asking the same thing. What do you think could be going on ? Received a batch, found an 'issue' with some and returned batch for 'tune up' ?
Or ??

Split shipments from GEC. CK warned reserves about the spacing of the shipments when they announced it was time to pay.

I suspect I'm going to have to give up on using KSF as a dealer since they announce so early and I can't usually drag myself away from work even if I do happen to see an email from them when it comes in.

Oh well, no IW whaler for me. I'll just hold on to my MB whaler extra tight.

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Re: Where can I pre-order a #46 Whaler?

Postby gsmith7158 » Tue May 15, 2018 12:28 am

Tsar Bomba wrote:
kootenay joe wrote:"Very strange that they have not received any muscle bone while GP has already sold theirs. ::hmm::"
i have been asking the same thing. What do you think could be going on ? Received a batch, found an 'issue' with some and returned batch for 'tune up' ?
Or ??

Split shipments from GEC. CK warned reserves about the spacing of the shipments when they announced it was time to pay.

I suspect I'm going to have to give up on using KSF as a dealer since they announce so early and I can't usually drag myself away from work even if I do happen to see an email from them when it comes in.

Oh well, no IW whaler for me. I'll just hold on to my MB whaler extra tight.

Tony there's one on Ebay right now at a paltry bid of only $195. Seriously though I think there are more to come from some of these other dealers. Where is Barry on these ? I haven't seen any in his store.
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Re: Where can I pre-order a #46 Whaler?

Postby boykinlp » Tue May 15, 2018 1:02 am

Tsar Bomba wrote:Oh well, no IW whaler for me. I'll just hold on to my MB whaler extra tight.


Dang, I was hoping when I emailed you, you would get one.:(
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Re: Where can I pre-order a #46 Whaler?

Postby kootenay joe » Tue May 15, 2018 2:28 am

"Where is Barry on these ?"
Barry (gunstock jack) had a reservation system for the whalers and sold out over a month ago.
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Re: Where can I pre-order a #46 Whaler?

Postby gsmith7158 » Tue May 15, 2018 9:51 am

kootenay joe wrote:"Where is Barry on these ?"
Barry (gunstock jack) had a reservation system for the whalers and sold out over a month ago.
kj

Aha! I guess he just takes it down when reservations are full. I never saw any mention of it.
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