2017 Production Totals

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2017 Production Totals

Postby robbobus » Sun Aug 05, 2018 8:07 pm

The eagerly anticipated (by me anyway) 2017 totals came out about a week ago. I find the lists fascinating and study them when I find time. There is not as many truly limited handles much anymore as in years past, but there are a few exceptions. Only 20 blueberry 48s were accidentally made and 9 white acrylics. 7 maroon linen 66 stockmen. Is it just me or is this stuff not mandatory reading?

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Re: 2017 Production Totals

Postby Railsplitter » Sun Aug 05, 2018 8:39 pm

I like to browse over the list too. I was especially interested in seeing how many Calf Ropers and Churchills were made. I'm not surprised at the totals for those two but I didn't even know there were any Maroon Micarta 66's made until I saw them on the list. Those went right over my head.
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Re: 2017 Production Totals

Postby jerryd6818 » Sun Aug 05, 2018 11:04 pm

I can't find my Stag 78 in the totals. Do you suppose they just overlooked it?
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Re: 2017 Production Totals

Postby robbobus » Sun Aug 05, 2018 11:24 pm

Good notice. Looks like they missed all the Northfield 78 regular production except 2 blade brown jigged bone. Fairly large 1000 plus miss. It will likely be corrected next year in red lettering, or before.

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Re: 2017 Production Totals

Postby XX Case XX » Mon Aug 06, 2018 5:04 pm

robbobus wrote: Only 20 blueberry 48s were accidentally made

Just out of curiosity, how do you "accidentally" make 20 knives? I guess maybe they got the handle material mixed up or something?

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Re: 2017 Production Totals

Postby robbobus » Mon Aug 06, 2018 5:33 pm

I believe it was an unintentional dye mixup when they were supposed to be green.

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Re: 2017 Production Totals

Postby biglmbass » Wed Aug 29, 2018 4:13 pm

robbobus wrote:Good notice. Looks like they missed all the Northfield 78 regular production except 2 blade brown jigged bone. Fairly large 1000 plus miss. It will likely be corrected next year in red lettering, or before.


I read on another forum that Chris at GEC indicated some of the production totals for the Northfield line were lost due to a computer glitch. :shock:

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Re: 2017 Production Totals

Postby jerryd6818 » Wed Aug 29, 2018 4:19 pm

biglmbass wrote:
robbobus wrote:Good notice. Looks like they missed all the Northfield 78 regular production except 2 blade brown jigged bone. Fairly large 1000 plus miss. It will likely be corrected next year in red lettering, or before.


I read on another forum that Chris at GEC indicated some of the production totals for the Northfield line were lost due to a computer glitch. :shock:

Aww crap! one, two, three, four, five................. :lol:
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