I appreciate your letting us know and also for publishing what you know about the status. This saddens me to a great degree but at this point it may just be better to let it go than to try to fix the reputation. So, we move…"
"Hi folks, there is a short item in the new edition of KNIFE Magazine reporting on the formal closure of the NKCA (the issues are starting to hit the streets now).
I have not been able to reach Lisa either, so every once in a while I would shoot an…"
"Last I heard from Lisa, she still claims that those who paid (and haven't requested a refund) will be receiving their knives. It just took a long time to get enough money together to place the order. My fingers are still crossed, although…"
I believe you know the same info we do. I believe by this point the NKCA is done, it would take a call to the state to confirm that the charter is dead.
I do not know the truth or not of what happened, I just know it did not have…"
"In November 2014, I sent a check for my club knife with my lifetime number, and also for 2 youth knives for my grandsons. The check was cashed December 9, 2014. December 15th I had called and texted Lisa several times and she finally…"
"I certainly agree with Jan.
Support of these 2 organizations will help maintain our ability to collect, use, & carry knives. Something many of us simply take for granted.
Anyway ..if whatever was paid as dues in the past could be actively…"
"On a side note. If you have been paying dues to NKCA, consider supporting Knife Rights or AKTI. Losing one organization should not mean we, as collectors, abandon the knife community.
I do a small magazine for the Knife Days…"
"I don't know at what point things changed, but in the early years of the organization (1977 - 1990), a financial report of all money coming in (from dues, knife sales, magazines subscriptions) and a report of all money going out (wages,…"
"Carl .. You're point is well taken. I've spoken out of place .. without any verifiable information.
Just based on what I'm reading here .. something certainly seems "fishy". i.e. if there exists nothing to hide ..…"
"As years went on with the NKCA there were many different web addresses. NKCAknives.com, .org and .edu were the main three. What would happen is one president would not give the keys to the palace to the next and a whole new site was…"
"It is good to see so much discussion about this NKCA matter. I do question the one reply stating that Lisa is trying to get the money together to order the knives. Where did the money go that everyone sent to pre-pay for their knives? I think her…"
"I wanted to add that I am in no way trying to bash or discredit the NKCA. I have been a member since the early 90's, and the Youth knives have been the main focus of my knife collection for years. I dedicated many, many hours of…"
"Jay, from what I understand, Lisa has very little to do with the website. She probably doesn't even know if it's still working or not.
Dale, around 2004-2006 sometime, when the club started facing really tough debt, most of the…"
"While on a business trip to Nashville (circa 89/90) , I made a small detour to visit the National Knife Museum in Chattanooga. While I'll be the first to admit .. I'm not easily impressed .. I was not. One (1) individual was…"
"I have been away for awhile, so just now catching up on this thread. First, let me say that I don't have a dog in this fight, because I am not a member of NKCA and I have never done any business with them. I bolded the text below…"
"Like several of you, I am still trying to get the youth knives that I ordered and paid for through Pay Pal in April, 2014. We had to order these knives in advance of delivery, so since Pay Pal only gives a limited time to get your money returned, of…"
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