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Re: Gunstock

Postby gsmith7158 » Wed Aug 01, 2018 1:25 am

The more I looked at that Autumn Gold jigged bone contrasting with the brass bolsters (fluted on one end I might add) the better I liked it. Thought I'd better run over to CK and secure one.
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Re: Gunstock

Postby singin46 » Wed Aug 01, 2018 1:27 am

Yep, that’s a very striking knife, Greg! Congrats
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Re: Gunstock

Postby Tsar Bomba » Wed Aug 01, 2018 2:51 am

::ds:: ::ds:: ::ds::

Pics of the autum gold bone in progress!

Can't wait!

::ds:: ::ds:: ::ds::

(If you see me placing an order for the cocobolo or goldenrod gunstock, slap me before I give them my payment. Thanks. ::paranoid::)

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Re: Gunstock

Postby boykinlp » Wed Aug 01, 2018 4:31 am

Tsar Bomba wrote:(If you see me placing an order for the cocobolo or goldenrod gunstock, slap me before I give them my payment. Thanks. ::paranoid::)


You know you want one of each, might as well give in to the pressure. ::super_happy::
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Re: Gunstock

Postby gsmith7158 » Wed Aug 01, 2018 6:13 pm

They're getting closer! ::woot:: Take a look at this Rendezvous knife.
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Re: Gunstock

Postby kootenay joe » Sun Aug 05, 2018 4:06 pm

I have 2 of the 44's, a Tidioute with Gabon Ebony and a just received Northfield with cocobolo from our friend Barry, aka "Gunstock Jack". Who else would you buy a Gunstock pattern from but the 'Gunstock ' dude ! I'm giving Barry a plug because he always sends me a really fine example.
These both are simply superb. The attention to finishing detail is seen throughout the knife. GEC deserves the highest compliments for their extraordinarily fine knives.
Tip of clip blade is a sharp point with both blades but this does not show in my pictures.
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Re: Gunstock

Postby gsmith7158 » Sun Aug 05, 2018 4:21 pm

Roland on more than one occasion I have been poised to pull the trigger on that Coccobello but I mustn't as I have two others reserved. ::teary_eyes:: Those are very classical knives. They look great! ::tu:: ::tu::
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Re: Gunstock

Postby JET79 » Sun Aug 05, 2018 8:55 pm

Man those look nice KJ!

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Re: Gunstock

Postby kootenay joe » Sun Aug 05, 2018 9:10 pm

Greg, if the Stag is slim it will be the best of all. Slim = does not stick out much higher than bolsters, and no underlying white antler shows. I think GEC might be within striking distance of hafting Stag like a 1900 master cutler. Their level of fit & finish has risen so much in last few months and it was already excellent a few months ago.
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Re: Gunstock

Postby gsmith7158 » Sun Aug 05, 2018 9:21 pm

kootenay joe wrote:Greg, if the Stag is slim it will be the best of all. Slim = does not stick out much higher than bolsters, and no underlying white antler shows. I think GEC might be within striking distance of hafting Stag like a 1900 master cutler. Their level of fit & finish has risen so much in last few months and it was already excellent a few months ago.
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I'm hoping you are correct Roland. I'm assuming they will finish up the 44 before the rendezvous and will ship the following week. ::pray::
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Re: Gunstock

Postby kootenay joe » Mon Aug 06, 2018 1:58 am

Seems all of the Stag 44 reservations are full so if you want one it will be the GEC mad scramble at KSF or one of the other dealers who do not do reservations. Good Luck, you will need some.
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Re: Gunstock

Postby boykinlp » Mon Aug 06, 2018 5:08 am

gsmith7158 wrote:Roland on more than one occasion I have been poised to pull the trigger on that Coccobello but I mustn't as I have two others reserved. ::teary_eyes:: Those are very classical knives. They look great! ::tu:: ::tu::

Greg,
You should really pull the trigger on that Cocobolo Gunstock, it may well be the "bell of the ball"! I would love to get one in stag for list price, but that is a no-go I think. I wonder what the list price for the stag will be? What other one do you have on reserve? I love the feel of this knife in my hand. It is a pretty heavy knife, but I like that. I also like Buck 110's.:)
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Re: Gunstock

Postby boykinlp » Thu Aug 16, 2018 5:18 am

I know it is too early to think about GEC's next run of the #44 Gunstock knife. The #44 Gunstock knife pattern has been extremely popular with almost everybody. I had an idea for when GEC does their next run of this pattern, whenever that may be. The knife is called "Gunstock" after all, so on the first style the bolsters would be high polished blued (preferably "Royal Blue") like a Colt Python. The handles would be highly figured American Walnut, Cocobolo, Birdseye Maple, and Sambar Stag. The wood handles would be checkered like a Gunstock.

The second style would have polished nickel silver bolsters replicating nickel guns. The handles would be Gabon Ebony, Goncalo Alves, and Elk Stag. The wood handles would again be checkered like a Gunstock.

It would only have one blade. As for shields, the cartridge could be used again in blued or nickel steel. Or, and I don't know if this would be possible, use actual revolver medallions from S&W, Colt, and Ruger.

Well, what do you folks think of my idea?
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Re: Gunstock

Postby Tsar Bomba » Thu Aug 16, 2018 5:35 am

The master's gotta be a spear.

Other than that, I like your ideas. ::tu::
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Re: Gunstock

Postby kootenay joe » Fri Aug 17, 2018 3:28 am

Does anyone have the Northfield version with Autumn Gold Bone ?
I reserved one and then paid for it Aug 9 but it has not yet been shipped. Are the dealers having trouble getting the bone Northfield 44's ? I thought GEC had finished this run 1-2 weeks ago.
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