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GEC #77 Medium Barlow Impressions

Discussion in 'Traditional Folders and Fixed Blades' started by knifeswapper, Oct 30, 2014.

  1. Ramrodmb

    Ramrodmb Gold Member Gold Member

    Jun 9, 2010
    Getting exciting now!!
    Elderberry Camel bone.
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  2. jsdistin

    jsdistin KnifeMaker / Craftsman / Service Provider Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    478
    May 27, 2016
    Which model did you guys order?
     
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  3. Mitt

    Mitt

    330
    Aug 31, 2017
    I ordered the red saw cut
     
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  4. Squidman24

    Squidman24 Gold Member Gold Member

    721
    Dec 23, 2015
    Me too
     
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  5. JohnDF

    JohnDF Gold Member Gold Member

    May 14, 2018
    I also received my shipping notice for my AB.
     
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  6. JOELSM

    JOELSM

    Aug 30, 2007
    I went with AB. My “rationale” ; have a copperhead sawcut and blood red jigged bone from a run years ago. Don’t have wood covers, so AB was my natural choice. Pics for illustration ;)

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    If i’m Lucky enough to get a shot at another run I’ll be watching for micarta.
     
  7. nyrico

    nyrico Gold Member Gold Member

    507
    Mar 26, 2012
    Big thanks to Mike. I thought for sure that we would have to wait a while to get these knives with all of the work he had to do emailing separate groups etc.. I figured I would see something end of next week and was fine with that, got my shipping notification and I should have her in hand Monday, thank you
     
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  8. black mamba

    black mamba Gold Member Gold Member

    Oct 21, 2009
    Here is an oldie that unfortunately got away from me. As Forrest says, "Stupid is as stupid does!" :(

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  9. mb>

    mb> Gold Member Gold Member

    Sep 24, 2014
    Wow! I feel your pain. What flavor are those covers?
     
  10. pistonsandgears

    pistonsandgears Gold Member Gold Member

    Aug 12, 2011
    Yep I had this one that I ended up letting get away. Sure was pretty. Come to think of it I think thats how it got away, it was so pretty I couldn't bring myself to put it to work. :(
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  11. black mamba

    black mamba Gold Member Gold Member

    Oct 21, 2009
    Smooth Autumn Gold Bone, beautiful stuff!
     
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  12. pistonsandgears

    pistonsandgears Gold Member Gold Member

    Aug 12, 2011
    This one among others has not escaped.
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  13. cbr1000

    cbr1000

    Jan 31, 2013
    The best smooth autumn gold bone ever!... has a transulecence that gives them depth that has not been done on any other SAG bone.
     
  14. knifethetank

    knifethetank Gold Member Gold Member

    200
    Dec 18, 2018
    That smooth autumn gold bone is definitely nice but your saw cut is real sweet and it looks like 2 full blades. It’s hard enough to get a 77 Barlow with 1 or 2 blades and even harder to get or find 2 full blades. I don’t have a 77 Barlow with 2 full blades, good for you for keeping it, I sure would.
     
  15. bax229

    bax229 Gold Member Gold Member Basic Member

    232
    May 7, 2016
    I agree...love that pattern!
     
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  16. lans8939

    lans8939 Gold Member Gold Member

    186
    Oct 20, 2016
    I’ve posted this before but it’s one of my favorites and it’s a user to boot!

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  17. AnW

    AnW Gold Member Gold Member

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    Jun 15, 2019
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  18. Mitt

    Mitt

    330
    Aug 31, 2017
    Thought I would help balance out all the bone covers that have been posted. I love how light brings out the grain in dark colored ironwood.
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  19. Boxer .45

    Boxer .45

    Jan 11, 2015
    Holy smokes! Its a little dark but it really pops that grain. I'd love to see more in wood.
     
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  20. Old Engineer

    Old Engineer Gold Member Gold Member

    Nov 30, 2014
    I think that those were and are the finest covers that they ever mistakenly made and probably can not make again . Smooth Autumn Gold ????

    Harry
     
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