What "Traditional Knife" are ya totin' today?

Discussion in 'Traditional Folders and Fixed Blades' started by jackknife, Apr 8, 2008.

  1. 5K Qs

    5K Qs Gold Member Gold Member

    Jul 20, 2014
    I think it has been more than 2 weeks since I posted anything other than some of the knives I carry each day – none of my usual posts thanking folks for their compliments and sharing their excitement over the knives they're carrying. I miss doing that, but somehow my "social distancing" has unintentionally carried over to BF lately. I think I'm about 60 or more pages behind, and I'm not going to even try to catch up. I will try to at least respond to posts from the past 2+ weeks that are directed specifically to me; apologies if I miss some of them.

    Thanks for your take on the Pioneer X scissors, Bill. :)
    How are you liking your titanium Compact?

    It's cool that you could give that Opinel a week-long tryout, Tom. :)

    Your kind words are always appreciated, Harvey. :)

    Thanks, Dean; it would probably be an EDC if I weren't committed to a red celidor Minichamp that I like even better. ;)

    Thanks, John and Jack. :) John, you'd have enjoyed the numeric excitement of @Will Power's "guess my license tag number" GAW: https://www.bladeforums.com/threads/guess-right-stockman-gaw.1559650/
    I was very fortunate to win. :rolleyes:

    Thanks, Harvey & Matt. :) Matt, I think the ram's horn, especially the crater has a positive effect on lots of people! ;)

    I appreciate the support, even in my absence, gents! :)
    Jack, your stag HHB and the orange Bull Nose were quite a pair! :cool::thumbsup::thumbsup:

    Thanks, Dean and @Laurelbb. :) The RR Half-Hawk is 4" closed, with a relatively large pen blade.

    I'm grateful for your liking my lambsfoot pic, Jack and Stuart. :)
    Terrific trio you're toting in these trying times, Jack! :thumbsup::thumbsup::cool:

    Thanks, José! :) I hope you and your country are handling this pandemic well.

    Thanks for the encouragement regarding both my avocation and my vocation, Dean! :thumbsup::cool::thumbsup:

    More catch-up quotes tomorrow. ;)

    I'll conclude with more of my carries for this week.
    Watchpocket knife this week is a Rough Rider pen knife with copper bolsters and grooved horn covers:
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    Big knife this week is a white smooth bone RR marlin spike:
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    Miscellaneous knife this week is a Sarge BSA barlow:
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    - GT
     
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  2. JohnDF

    JohnDF Gold Member Gold Member

    May 14, 2018
    I enjoyed your first two choices.
    I hope you'll be showing all 14 of your "keepers". :cool::thumbsup:
     
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  3. RDaneel

    RDaneel Gold Member Gold Member

    Apr 23, 2000
    Thank you for your replies, Gary. I don't know if I have mentioned previously the beauty of your RR pen knife with grooved horn covers. It really is distinctive. :thumbsup:
     
  4. sunknife

    sunknife Gold Member Gold Member

    Nov 28, 2018
    Two GEC's today;Oregon Trapper & Stockyard Whittler.

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  5. Half/Stop

    Half/Stop Gold Member Gold Member

    Jul 25, 2014
    Thanks Jeff! :) I got that particular Bullnose in a group of knives I bought several years back. The Black Micarta does a touch of class to a working knife! :thumbsup: Above and beyond caution my friend! It seems to be the new norm! :)
     
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  6. paulhilborn

    paulhilborn Gold Member Gold Member

    Mar 22, 2006
    Farm &Field Red/Black paper Micarta pocket Carver paired with all black ALOX Electrician:thumbsup:
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    Be healthy and happy everyone:thumbsup:
     
  7. GunGraber

    GunGraber Gold Member Gold Member

    795
    Jun 22, 2016
    STAG

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  8. Duckdog

    Duckdog Gold Member Gold Member

    Jul 26, 2012
    Another day of sitting around, so we moved it outside. Sitting on the front wall next to the garden waste bin (for pick up soon), a couple of buddies socially distanced and socially adjusted, a cigar and a reclusive (but freshly combed out) dog. Nice to be outside.

    Relaxing in the sun are a Case 62032 medium Texas jack (thanks @Half/Stop) and a Primble 4995 double end jack. They may stay n my pocket another day or two. We're not in a hurry any time soon.

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    - Stuart
     
  9. cigarrodog

    cigarrodog Platinum Member Platinum Member

    May 18, 2014
    @Duckdog - That’s the Spirit, Stuart.:thumbsup:
     
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  10. Duckdog

    Duckdog Gold Member Gold Member

    Jul 26, 2012
    Thanks, Harvey, Just trying to keep my nose above the surface.
    - Stuart
     
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  11. JJ Cahill

    JJ Cahill Basic Member Basic Member

    Jun 10, 2018
    Thanks so much Jack!!!
    Great pairing of stag clad beauties; the Abbeydale jack really has that "old world" character, lovely!;):thumbsup::thumbsup:
    Thanks Will, I'm glad you had your shades on!:eek::thumbsup::thumbsup:
    Another very nice threesome Gary; your Buck BSA is especially cool!:cool::thumbsup::thumbsup:
    Thanks for your kind words Harvey!!!
    A couple of beautifully photographed pieces of wonderful cutlery; the old Oates looks perfectly set with that "early 20th century" portrait!:D:thumbsup::thumbsup:
     
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  12. JJ Cahill

    JJ Cahill Basic Member Basic Member

    Jun 10, 2018
    Thought I'd go with a couple 1920s shadows for Sunday. :)
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  13. thefrank

    thefrank

    Jan 26, 2013
    Northwoods Bullet Jack in burnt stag

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  14. WValtakis

    WValtakis Hand Engraving, Ti anodizing, and mods Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    May 29, 2004
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  15. Pt-Luso

    Pt-Luso Basic Member Basic Member

    Nov 8, 2014
    Thank you Gary, I sincerely hope the same for you and your country.:):thumbsup::thumbsup:
     
  16. Chui

    Chui Gold Member Gold Member

    Jul 10, 2012
  17. Pt-Luso

    Pt-Luso Basic Member Basic Member

    Nov 8, 2014
    Another week with excellent knives, Gary, congratulations on your beautiful collection.;):thumbsup:
     
  18. WValtakis

    WValtakis Hand Engraving, Ti anodizing, and mods Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    May 29, 2004
    Scott Sawby, Toothpick model
     
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  19. Pt-Luso

    Pt-Luso Basic Member Basic Member

    Nov 8, 2014
    Today with this GEC #25 in stag.;):thumbsup:

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  20. Jack Black

    Jack Black Gold Member Gold Member

    Dec 2, 2005
    Thank you John :) :thumbsup:

    :cool: :thumbsup:

    Thank you kindly Harvey, love your pics :) :thumbsup:

    Enjoy your Sunday Vince :)

    Thank you very much for the kind words Gary :) :thumbsup:

    Sincere thanks JJ :) :thumbsup:

    Very classy :cool: :) :thumbsup:

    I was going to have my coffee outside as it was sunny 5 minutes ago, looks a bit miserable now :( I hope everyone is doing alright, and not going stir-crazy. I know it's not a normal Sunday, but I hope everyone has a nice one. Stay safe :thumbsup:

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