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T. Smith replied to Jan Carter's discussion iKC Christmas give away
"Congrats to Scott! Thank you so much Jan for the GAW opportunity and  for gifting us all with a wonderful place to hang out and share. Bless everyone and be safe out there. Happy New Year to all! :)"
Dec 26, 2020
T. Smith replied to Jan Carter's discussion iKC Christmas give away
"Dennis, I'm sending thoughtful wishes that you enjoy a beautiful, healthy year ahead."
Dec 17, 2020
T. Smith replied to Jan Carter's discussion iKC Christmas give away
"My best friend was scheduled to travel from Texas to East TN to visit earlier in the year. After everyone had been banned from travel, we both figured it'd be a few years till we could schedule some time  that worked out again. When a…"
Dec 17, 2020
T. Smith replied to Dennis Hibar's discussion My 2020 Christmas GAW
"Gosh, congrats to Chris & Ralph!  Whew, high drama on the Zonk, Ralph! lol One day I'd sure love to find one of those 18 Coyote's. Looks to be perfect pocket size.:)  That was good fun."
Dec 6, 2020
T. Smith replied to Dennis Hibar's discussion My 2020 Christmas GAW
"Big congrats Ralph Nelson and thank you again Dennis for the opportunity. Merry Christmas everyone!"
Dec 6, 2020
T. Smith commented on T. Smith's blog post Finding a fave model
"Hello there J.J.! I sure appreciate all the luck tossed my way as I do know I'll need it all. lolI hope you're doing well, cousin. :)"
Dec 4, 2020
J.J. Smith III commented on T. Smith's blog post Finding a fave model
"Good luck in the search, cousin."
Dec 4, 2020
T. Smith commented on T. Smith's blog post Finding a fave model
"Yes indeed. That'd be the sweet one I'd love to uncover but it seems those are hidden quite well. Of course I would be drawn to the hardest to find Jan! lol"
Dec 3, 2020
Jan Carter commented on T. Smith's blog post Finding a fave model
"The grinling whittler is a sweet one indeed the 381315's come up every now and again.  The ones I don't see come up are the black camel bones"
Dec 3, 2020
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Finding a fave model

While staying distanced from most of society, I've been attempting to narrow what my favorite models are. Upon finding a splitback whittler a while back, I'm heavily leaning into this type model. I adore GEC made knives and like most have a harder time acquiring this variety in them. Being patient I did manage to dig up one that really trips my trigger. I've found the 57 examples are definitely my thing. One day I hope to find a 38 American Whittler in the splitbacks but definitely not holding…See More
Dec 3, 2020
T. Smith posted a blog post

Finding a fave model

While staying distanced from most of society, I've been attempting to narrow what my favorite models are. Upon finding a splitback whittler a while back, I'm heavily leaning into this type model. I adore GEC made knives and like most have a harder time acquiring this variety in them. Being patient I did manage to dig up one that really trips my trigger. I've found the 57 examples are definitely my thing. One day I hope to find a 38 American Whittler in the splitbacks but definitely not holding…See More
Dec 3, 2020
T. Smith replied to Dennis Hibar's discussion My 2020 Christmas GAW
"This GAW makes me truly smile. Thank you so much for the opportunity to enter Dennis. I'd love to have an 18 and yet to experience one. Stag is a big fave for me.I truly hope everyone here is enjoying a beautiful and blessed holiday season.…"
Dec 3, 2020
Dennis Hibar commented on T. Smith's photo
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060119 GEC NF Pemberton-Sambar Stag

"Great little knife.  I had two of them ... but let both go in favor of my #18 coyote.  It is similarly sized and has occupied my pocket since 2016!  If I didn't have the 18 .... one of the 06s would be in my pocket."
Jul 18, 2020
Jan Carter commented on T. Smith's photo
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060119 GEC NF Pemberton-Sambar Stag

"This is a size I like very much"
Jul 16, 2020
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Jul 15, 2020
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Jul 2, 2020

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User/Collector
How did you hear about iKnifeCollector?
Erin McGlyn at TSA knives
Do you currently subscribe to any knife publication (offline)
Yes
How long have you collected knives?
11- 15 years
Favorite Kind of Knives
Traditional slipjoint/folders. GEC, Queen/S&M/Case
Split back whittlers, farmer jacks are a few fave models.
About Me
I am a big family person and love my big family. Truly appreciate the simpler things in life. My amazing friends are as close as family and considered among my greatest blessings in life.
Interests
Restoring, cleaning up old traditional knives for friends, family. Always a joy to see what's under all that rust, dirt. Researching the history behind mostly U.S.A. mfg knives. Spending quality time with family.
Other Hobbies
Traditional knife enthusiast, occasional silver coin admirer.

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Finding a fave model

Posted on December 3, 2020 at 14:51 4 Comments

While staying distanced from most of society, I've been attempting to narrow what my favorite models are. Upon finding a splitback whittler a while back, I'm heavily leaning into this type model. I adore GEC made knives and like most have a harder time acquiring this variety in them. Being patient I did manage to dig up one that really trips my trigger. I've found the 57 examples are definitely my thing. One day I hope to find a 38 American Whittler in the…

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At 18:52 on April 22, 2020, J.J. Smith III said…

Too many women in my world to get into trouble.

Little one just left a while ago and the boss lady just came home.  

Thanks for checking in.

At 6:28 on April 3, 2020, J.J. Smith III said…

At 9:46 on April 1, 2020, Ken Mundhenk said…

Welcome to the Great Eastern Cutlery Group, we’re glad you joined us.

At 18:51 on March 31, 2020,
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Welcome aboard!

At 9:08 on March 30, 2020, Jan Carter said…

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At 19:18 on March 27, 2020, Steve Scheuerman (Manx) said…

Hey there, T! Welcome to iKnife! Come on in, kick back and check things out. There's some handy tips on our front page to help you find your way around, and some fantastic people in the Chat room if you have any questions or want to shoot the breeze. Site rules are also on the main page, and if you get creative, you can customise your My Page to suit your own style! Hope you enjoy your stay with us! Great to have you on board!

At 21:23 on March 26, 2020, J.J. Smith III said…

Well then T, jump right in and check out everything that we've got here.  If you have any questions, just give a shout, and someone will be there to help.

At 17:48 on March 26, 2020, J.J. Smith III said…

Welcome to iKC, Tina.

Glad you're here.

 
 
 

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