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One of my first posts here was about how I renewed my interest in traditional pocketknives by looking for a replacement for a Case XX Select that I lost. During that search I found out about GEC,…Continue
The knife nut's Valhalla! This is simply a place you have to visit to believe. The sign is correct.
I don't think I could have ever imagined seeing this much stock, old and new as exist in this place. Old, new, historical, it's all there. The staff is friendly and helpful and the checkout system is very efficient and effective. The number of interesting displays…Continue
I am a real newbie when it comes to these pocket knives even though I have always carried a pocket knife since I was a kid. The Knife Acquisition Bug (KAD) didn't bite me until a year or so ago but left me with latent desires to own every knife I see and blooms into must purchase crisis situations several times a year. I own Case, GEC, Canal Street, Queen and Schatt & Morgan. I was doing fine with my KAD until I went to my first knife show last weekend. I fear that I may have picked…Continue
Well at the ripe old age of 63 I attended my first knife show today down in Dalton, Georgia. I had no idea what to expect other than I would probably see several things that I wanted and I would have a chance to meet some of the IKC members and a few of the on line retailers that I have done business with. Some observations and impressions:
1. This will not be my last show.
2. The number of knives as viewed by these old eyes was staggering. I spent the first hour just…Continue