GEC # 97

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Re: GEC # 97

Postby Onearmbladejunkie » Thu Mar 21, 2019 11:20 pm

I HAVE ONE ARM. I OPEN SOME OF MY FOLDERS WITH MY FEET AND A CASEXX BLADE PICK. I HAVE BEEN WANTING THE GEC#97S FOR A WHILE NOW. I HAVE 7 GEC#97S ON PREORDER. MY MAROON MICARTA AND THE BEAVER TAIL #97 CAME IN THE MAIL. I GOT BAR-B-Q AND FRIED CAT FISH STAINS ON THE MAROON MICARTA KNIFE TODAY. I OWN A 100+ KNIVES. THIS IS A 4 3/4" CLOSED KNIFE. THEY ARE THE SMOOTHEST BIG FOLDERS THAT I OWN. I HOLD THEM BETWEEN MY KNEES AND THEY OPEN RIGHT UP WITHOUT BREAKING MY THUMBNAIL. THE MAROON MICARTA #97 IS A GREAT WORK KNIFE. NOT BUYING THIS KNIFE BECAUSE IT NOT A NORTHFIELD IS INSANE !
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Re: GEC # 97

Postby Onearmbladejunkie » Fri Mar 22, 2019 6:44 pm

The new #97 Autumn Gold jigged bones are being sent out to dealers next week.
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Re: GEC # 97

Postby gsmith7158 » Fri Mar 22, 2019 7:00 pm

Well finally, now maybe we'll get some good Northfields! :D
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Re: GEC # 97

Postby Sharpnshinyknives » Tue Mar 26, 2019 12:54 am

Here is my jigged cherry wood handled 97. One of 3 I early reserved. Like this one a lot. They did a very fine job on this wooden handled knife.
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Re: GEC # 97

Postby kootenay joe » Tue Mar 26, 2019 1:16 am

nice little 'review' onearm. The micarta one looks very smooth & elegant, like an athlete in a tux.
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Edit to add: The maroon micarta #97 is so 'sharp' that i bought one last evening.

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Re: GEC # 97

Postby Duffer » Fri Mar 29, 2019 11:27 pm

The new sabre clip dual pull Northfield 97 in Eboooony!! What do you all think of this variation?
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Re: GEC # 97

Postby gsmith7158 » Sat Mar 30, 2019 12:03 am

Duffer wrote:The new sabre clip dual pull Northfield 97 in Eboooony!! What do you all think of this variation?

Lloyd I think it is an instant classic, a must have . I can't wait for mine to arrive. ::super_happy::
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Re: GEC # 97

Postby Onearmbladejunkie » Sat Mar 30, 2019 3:42 pm

Tsar Bomba wrote:I've got a reservation on the smooth yellow rose bone NF (frankly shocked that these reservations are still open regardless of production run length) and I think I'll be checking out the Tidioute jigged bone. The ebony NF is also on my radar, pending shield.

Looking forward to these big hunters.
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Re: GEC # 97

Postby Onearmbladejunkie » Sat Mar 30, 2019 3:55 pm

Duffer wrote:The new sabre clip dual pull Northfield 97 in Eboooony!! What do you all think of this variation?

I have mine on pre-order, waiting on an email to pay it off. I have two others and the Tidioute bone on the way. These are the smoothest hunter style knives that I have ever held in my only left hand. NO NAIL BREAKING ! I can't wait to test out the double nick knives , not like they are really needed. But they sure look cool.

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Re: GEC # 97

Postby kootenay joe » Mon Apr 01, 2019 3:21 am

The Northfield 97 with ebony is one the home page of GEC website. How long before it gets to the dealers ?
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Re: GEC # 97

Postby kennedy knives » Mon Apr 01, 2019 10:13 pm

Two GEC's 97 Autumn Gold Jigged Bone & Maroon Linen Micarta :D
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Re: GEC # 97

Postby doglegg » Mon Apr 01, 2019 11:33 pm

[quote="kootenay joe"]"like an athlete in a tux."
Roland you are not only a knife connoisseur but a wordsmith as well. ::tu:: ::nod:: ::tu::

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Re: GEC # 97

Postby Sharpnshinyknives » Tue Apr 02, 2019 11:27 am

kennedy knives wrote:Two GEC's 97 Autumn Gold Jigged Bone & Maroon Linen Micarta :D


Very nice Gary. Seeing the Micarta one is making me think that I might need to pick up one of those also. I have the cherry jigged bone, the autumn gold bone on the way, an early reserve on the Ebony handled, and not sure on the stag. I convinced myself that I wouldn’t like the Micarta, but I was wrong, that’s beautiful.
By the way, what does the circle w/ the 3 P’s stand for?
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Re: GEC # 97

Postby kennedy knives » Tue Apr 02, 2019 12:12 pm

Sharpnshinyknives wrote:
kennedy knives wrote:Two GEC's 97 Autumn Gold Jigged Bone & Maroon Linen Micarta :D


Very nice Gary. Seeing the Micarta one is making me think that I might need to pick up one of those also. I have the cherry jigged bone, the autumn gold bone on the way, an early reserve on the Ebony handled, and not sure on the stag. I convinced myself that I wouldn’t like the Micarta, but I was wrong, that’s beautiful.
But the way, what does the circle w/ the 3 P’s stand for?
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Mark I believe it stands for Pre Production are in other words some of the 1st ones made
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Re: GEC # 97

Postby Sharpnshinyknives » Tue Apr 02, 2019 8:44 pm

Thanks Gary, I wasn’t coming up with anything on my own.
Here are two so far that have come in. I am liking the way these look side by side, makes for a pretty picture and display.
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