2020 GEC #62 Easy Pocket Congress and Pocket Carver Thread

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  1. Jolipapa

    Jolipapa Basic Member Basic Member

    Jun 4, 2015
    Were...:D:rolleyes:
     
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  2. Onearmbladenut

    Onearmbladenut Gold Member Gold Member

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    Jul 19, 2018
    Blade Forums supporter ---"Collector Knives has a small batch of GEC#62 red/black micarta F&F pocket carvers, right now !"
     
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  3. Jiki

    Jiki Basic Member Basic Member

    Jun 12, 2018
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  4. TrainedBullets

    TrainedBullets Gold Member Gold Member

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    Apr 23, 2017
    Hey everyone, thanks for all of the informative posts and jaw dropping pictures!

    You completely convinced me to pull the trigger on my first GEC - a sweet cocobolo pocket carver. I’m really glad I did.

    It came Saturday. What a beautiful knife. I absolutely love it. Fit and finish exceeded my expectations in all respects, save maybe sharpness, which was easily resolved with a few minutes on the strop.

    I like it enough that I ordered a second (Stag 62 Easy Congress This time) a few minutes ago.

    I’ll post pictures of both in a couple of weeks when I should have a bit more time.

    Now, I just need to get some time, wood, and fresh band-aids.:)
     
  5. hopsbreath

    hopsbreath

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    Apr 3, 2012
    I’m trying reeeaaal hard not to buy a red/black F&F! Already have the white bone and cocobollo; I don’t NEED another... go buy them out before I have a moment of weakness please.
     
  6. Wharn

    Wharn Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 1, 2011
    You don’t NEED it, but you are doing your part to support GEC :)

    That’s what I’m telling myself with all the next purchases I have lined up haha.
     
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  7. hopsbreath

    hopsbreath

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    Apr 3, 2012
    Get behind me, Satan! Even has that red/black scheme, bolsterless looks fantastic on this pattern. Don’t know I can hold out if they’re still available later tonight.
     
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  8. hornetguy

    hornetguy Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 11, 2015
    You just gotta be strong... like me.. I can resist anything but temptation....:oops:
     
  9. Don W

    Don W Gold Member Gold Member

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    Jan 31, 2012
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  10. EngrSorenson

    EngrSorenson Gold Member Gold Member Basic Member

    Jul 3, 2019
    Welcome to the brotherhood! I cherish my GECs as beautiful and useful tools.
     
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  11. Why.Not

    Why.Not

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    Apr 11, 2017
    Hey guys GP has the F&F Red & Black Linen Micarta right now if anyone is looking. I was worried that I wouldn't get one because of the lock-down but hurray!!
     
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  12. hornetguy

    hornetguy Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 11, 2015
    I got my orange carver ordered a little bit ago.. looking forward to getting this one in hand..:D
     
  13. hopsbreath

    hopsbreath

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    Apr 3, 2012
    B&R ordered because I’m a weak man
     
  14. EngrSorenson

    EngrSorenson Gold Member Gold Member Basic Member

    Jul 3, 2019
    You won’t be disappointed. Truly a unique knife in many ways. I’m not sure how many shadow pattern whittlers there are out there, but I’m sure there aren’t many, and I’d bet none of them have three wharnecliffe blades.
     
  15. Travman

    Travman Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 26, 2016
    I had to give one a try.
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  16. metaxasm

    metaxasm Gold Member Gold Member

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    Jul 14, 2002
    No orange pics? Have one on the way!
     
  17. hornetguy

    hornetguy Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 11, 2015
    I predict you will enjoy that one.... that has some really nice bone on it.. lots of character. My white one is the one I've been using since I had to "park" my red/black one. They are really nice to carve with..
     
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  18. .577NE

    .577NE Gold Member Gold Member

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    Feb 28, 2019
    Ditto; I am a sucker for orange.
     
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  19. P.R.

    P.R.

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    Mar 25, 2019
  20. hornetguy

    hornetguy Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 11, 2015
    I saw that cover, and thought to myself... those edges look a lot "sharper" than the red/black. I wonder if it's just the lighting? I'm not sure I'd like sharp edges on a knife handle... especially one used for carving. Of course, they can be changed, if necessary.... we call it a "field modification". I'm waiting for my notification of its arrival, which will be the last of my reserved 62's.

    Notice, I did NOT say that would be the last of my 62's.... just the "reserved" ones. :D
     
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