We’re seeing the Boys Knives coming through in a rush. The Antique Yellow arrived mid week and I believe there are at least two more handle options in transit. My understanding is there could be a delay on the Boys Knives with the bail and chain. Note, that’s “Bail” not Ball and chain. There’s been a little confusion. Last I talked to Chris about them there was an issue with the parts not being ready yet.
Another knife that’s in the near future is a run of 14’s. Interestingly enough, GEC didn’t open these up to regular production but so far has only offered them as an SFO. The SFO offering resulted in roughly 3000 (yup, three thousand) SFO’s. I didn’t jump in on these and at this point I don’t know if they’ll offer a regular run or not. Why would they with those kind of numbers.
The level of interest in all things GEC is nothing short of amazing. Who would have ever thought we’d see a production run line of knives double and triple in price within days of the initial offering.
I’ve been getting a few of the Whalers back that are going back through the store. A couple of things are happening. The first is a few people were disappointed that the Muscle Bone didn’t always ride flush with the bolsters. When you encounter a rustic handle material like the Muscle Bone, that’s going to happen. I’ve added a caveat in the store description advising of this possibility. The second thing are the folks that haven’t been exposed to the Whalers before and found out it’s #1 a BIG knife and #2, it takes tough finger nails and physical strength to open the blades. That pen blade can be a bear.
Otherwise, hope everyone had a great Memorial Day Weekend. The weather was more like the 4th of July up here and that’s OK. On the downside, we did have a bit of a crime wave hit last week. Here’s a few of the more egregious happenings. Gotta love the folks in Blue that handle this ‘stuff’ on a regular basis.
Hope the dude with the light fingered girlfriend reads the next report before he goes any further into the relationship.