Lets talk GEC!

Discussion in 'Traditional Folders and Fixed Blades' started by rockgolfer, Jun 23, 2013.

  1. Jiki

    Jiki Gold Member Gold Member

    Jun 12, 2018
    I cannot disagree.
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  2. mrknife

    mrknife Gold Member Gold Member

    May 9, 2010
    does the 15 spear blade look a little slimmer to any one? Any one have any of the older variations to compare it to?
  3. traumkommode

    traumkommode Gold Member Gold Member

    Dec 3, 2015
    I've been wondering the same thing, Jack. I don't have an earlier run handy to compare right now. Looking at pictures of earlier long pull spears and also thinking about the long pull spear on the 77, however, I don't think they are slimmer, I think its just an optical illusion. I think that a crescent nail nick makes them look fatter due to difference in swedge.
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  4. cudgee

    cudgee Gold Member Gold Member

    May 13, 2019
    What's not to like about that.:thumbsup::).
  5. Mass1632

    Mass1632 Gold Member Gold Member

    Dec 24, 2019
    They got rid of the best part of the b&s knife and still the urban jack is going to sell out in seconds.
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  6. Spydergirl88

    Spydergirl88 Gold Member Gold Member

    Dec 3, 2015
    Prettiest roadkill I've ever seen[​IMG]
  7. Pàdruig

    Pàdruig Live and Let Die Platinum Member

    Dec 1, 2016
    You see - unlike the barbaric, sausage devouring, beer swilling hipsters that favor the B&S knife as their EDC choice, the Urban Jack is for the more cultivated and discerning hipster - one who has no need for caplifters or tined tools on their pocket jewelry.

    No, no... The ambrosia that is crafted by the most highly trained mixologists is the urban hipster's nectar of choice. Specially gathered fronds from the Amazonian jungle, exquisitely wilted leaves from the shortest tree on the tallest mountain in the Australian outback, and Arctic waters that have been frozen and melted exactly 100x11 times - these are prepared to exacting standards to produce the perfect, most exotic cocktail.

    Caplifters?! Pshaw! The Urban Jack is perfectly suited for the metro man - to comb his short, finely cropped artisanal beard and cut... well, nothing. "Beer is for the uncouth!", he loudly proclaims. The bar keep hands him his hand crafted elixir, all 1.8957 ounces of it (nothing more, nothing less) and says, "That will be $59.95, please".
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  8. Tx308

    Tx308 Gold Member Gold Member

    Dec 30, 2014
    Yes but all those hipsters could use it to tamp and clean there devil weed pipe bowls. :confused:
  9. Danke42


    Feb 10, 2015
    Does PBR even come in bottles anymore?
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  10. Pàdruig

    Pàdruig Live and Let Die Platinum Member

    Dec 1, 2016
    Who knows? I don't... But who needs their beer when you can move on to their "white" whiskey? Aged for a total of 5 seconds (to qualify as a whiskey), I have heard that it is great for mixing cocktails.

    I'll take their word for it.
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  11. Jiki

    Jiki Gold Member Gold Member

    Jun 12, 2018
    I know some boy's that make a little "white whiskey". ;). You know, for sippin and such.
    Comes in it own glass.;)(jar). Not sure they would fall into the Urban Jack "demographic" though.
  12. Viper84

    Viper84 Patina Artist Platinum Member

    Dec 31, 2020
    You guys, stop making fun of the hipsters. They like GEC knives too.

    Just kidding, please continue. I'm LOLing over here. :D
  13. mcc850

    mcc850 Gold Member Gold Member

    Jul 24, 2020
    That was a nice walk into the world of hipster. Thank you for that. I once saw a hipster at a brewery dressed as though he was a coal miner. Aint no coal mines in Tampa haha.

    Knife: [​IMG]
  14. JohnDF

    JohnDF Gold Member Gold Member

    May 14, 2018
    Is GEC still making knives?
    Seems like forever since I've seen anything new on the shelves.
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  15. Murphjd25

    Murphjd25 Gold Member Gold Member

    Apr 27, 2016
    It’s all hearsay!
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  16. Quiet

    Quiet "That guy" Gold Member

    Oct 11, 2013
    Where at? AC, or CCB? A bunch of decent breweries over there!!
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  17. Dr-Mabuse

    Dr-Mabuse Gold Member Gold Member

    Nov 23, 2014
    You're right! I got my 83 and 72 designs mixed up.
  18. wickettedge

    wickettedge Platinum Member Platinum Member

    Mar 31, 2018
    I prefer cigars but a sometimes a pipe, I like the idea of a pipe knife!
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  20. Misplaced Hillbilly

    Misplaced Hillbilly Gold Member Gold Member

    May 16, 2018
    As someone originally from the coalfields of Virginia, I'd be interested in what a Tampa hipster thinks a coal miner looks like lol. Bet he damn sure didn't look like my Pappaw Ruff or my moms brothers, or my cousins. o_O Hipsters BAH! Though not all that ancient myself, I've had my scraggly beard longer than most of them has walked the earth. I ain't skinny and neither is my jeans,which are always outside of my USA made boots. I've had a Stetson or Resistol on my head before most of those artsy farsty pups was outta diapers. I bet 90% of those pups would'nt know how to properly use or maintain any of these tools ;)
    Look out y'all I was born to be a curmudgeon :D:thumbsup:

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