GEC 06 Pemberton’s in at KSF

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GEC 06 Pemberton’s in at KSF

Postby Sharpnshinyknives » Mon Jan 28, 2019 10:21 pm

Heads up, the blue jigged bone 06 are in at KSF. Maybe that means the others I reserved at CK will be in soon?
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Re: GEC 06 Pemberton’s in at KSF

Postby kootenay joe » Tue Jan 29, 2019 1:32 am

Yes. Did you look at them ? They look like a Rough Rider which is not an insult to either. The strange quasi-jigging on the blue bone looks more like bone from China than USA. Ya think GEC is contracting out to Rough Rider ? :shock:
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Re: GEC 06 Pemberton’s in at KSF

Postby RalphAlsip » Tue Jan 29, 2019 1:41 am

The aesthetic is ok with me. The size at 2 3/4” is too small for my preference.

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Re: GEC 06 Pemberton’s in at KSF

Postby kootenay joe » Tue Jan 29, 2019 4:40 pm

Quote: "The aesthetic is ok with me".
"O.K." but not "Wow" .
I think every GEC release of the last 2-3 years has been met with enthusiasm and good sales for all but 1 or 2 patterns.
This one looks 'different'. Do you think it will sell well or languish on dealer shelves ?
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Re: GEC 06 Pemberton’s in at KSF

Postby jerryd6818 » Tue Jan 29, 2019 4:41 pm

RalphAlsip wrote:The aesthetic is ok with me. The size at 2 3/4” is too small for my preference.

+1 But then my opinion and two bucks will get you a cup of Starbucks coffee.
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Re: GEC 06 Pemberton’s in at KSF

Postby Sharpnshinyknives » Tue Jan 29, 2019 6:41 pm

kootenay joe wrote:Quote: "The aesthetic is ok with me".
"O.K." but not "Wow" .
I think every GEC release of the last 2-3 years has been met with enthusiasm and good sales for all but 1 or 2 patterns.
This one looks 'different'. Do you think it will sell well or languish on dealer shelves ?
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I am glad that i’m not the only one not excited about the aesthetics of this blue jigged bone. It is not appealing to me at all. I think these will sit on the shelves for awhile. I love wharncliffe blades but I know they aren’t that popular w/ a lot of people, so I think that plus the looks will cause this one to not be a good seller.
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Re: GEC 06 Pemberton’s in at KSF

Postby kootenay joe » Tue Jan 29, 2019 6:49 pm

It would be a good idea if some of these had a clip blade. I think it would boost sales.
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Re: GEC 06 Pemberton’s in at KSF

Postby Sharpnshinyknives » Tue Jan 29, 2019 8:05 pm

kootenay joe wrote:It would be a good idea if some of these had a clip blade. I think it would boost sales.
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The 06’s I have on reserve at CK don’t have this blade. I have a single w/ a clip and a two blade w/ clip and pen blade, I think. Those should be much better aesthetically and popular.
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Re: GEC 06 Pemberton’s in at KSF

Postby Railsplitter » Tue Jan 29, 2019 8:28 pm

Sharpnshinyknives wrote:
kootenay joe wrote:It would be a good idea if some of these had a clip blade. I think it would boost sales.
kj



The 06’s I have on reserve at CK don’t have this blade. I have a single w/ a clip and a two blade w/ clip and pen blade, I think. Those should be much better aesthetically and popular.
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Mark,
The Early Reserve page on Mike's website states that the single blades will be Wharncliffe and the two blades will be Spear/Sheepsfoot. ::paranoid::
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Re: GEC 06 Pemberton’s in at KSF

Postby Sharpnshinyknives » Tue Jan 29, 2019 8:47 pm

Railsplitter wrote:
Sharpnshinyknives wrote:
kootenay joe wrote:It would be a good idea if some of these had a clip blade. I think it would boost sales.
kj



The 06’s I have on reserve at CK don’t have this blade. I have a single w/ a clip and a two blade w/ clip and pen blade, I think. Those should be much better aesthetically and popular.
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Mark,
The Early Reserve page on Mike's website states that the single blades will be Wharncliffe and the two blades will be Spear/Sheepsfoot. ::paranoid::


Rick, thank you. I was guessing just from the pictures on the early reserve. I should have read the description. Glad I am getting one of each.
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Re: GEC 06 Pemberton’s in at KSF

Postby kootenay joe » Tue Jan 29, 2019 9:40 pm

We are a bunch of guys saying that we don't find this oddly jigged blue bone attractive. I wonder if this was designed to be attractive to women ?
Perhaps a pole could be done if you fella's with a wife or lady could ask her opinion ? I suspect it will not be the same as the male opinion.
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Re: GEC 06 Pemberton’s in at KSF

Postby Doc B » Tue Jan 29, 2019 11:03 pm

I like the looks...just too small for me, too.
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Re: GEC 06 Pemberton’s in at KSF

Postby Sharpnshinyknives » Wed Jan 30, 2019 12:55 am

Just checked and KSF is out of stock on this. Looks like some people like it.
I’m adding a stock photo for future reference.
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Re: GEC 06 Pemberton’s in at KSF

Postby robbobus » Wed Jan 30, 2019 1:37 am

I have a stag from the initial run. Awesome, well executed small knife. My glove size is XXL and I find it to be a substantial diminutive knife.

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Re: GEC 06 Pemberton’s in at KSF

Postby NapalmSloth » Thu Jan 31, 2019 11:37 am

I have one of these on order. It should be here next week. This will be my first venture into GEC knives. I hope the bug for these knives don't hit me as hard as the Case Bug hit me.
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