Northwoods Big Bay

The Northwoods Knife brand name originated in Gladstone, Michigan when a man named Dave Shirley adopted it as his knife company's name in 2004. Dave was well known for collaborating with popular knife companies to have knives made to his specifications for resale well before 2004 & beyond. KnivesShipFree bought Northwoods from Dave & has continued to team up with respected makers to produce knives marked with the Northwoods brand name.
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Re: Northwoods Big Bay

Postby RalphAlsip » Thu Jan 24, 2019 10:23 pm

This giraffe Big Bay was in the stragglers that accompanied the Madison Barlow drop. My lighting tends to accentuate orange.
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Re: Northwoods Big Bay

Postby kootenay joe » Fri Jan 25, 2019 1:16 am

I would like to see a picture of the Madison Barlow & Big Bay to compare sizes. I do not have either of these so do not know the sizes or which GEC pattern # they are built on.
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Re: Northwoods Big Bay

Postby Cletus Awreetus » Fri Jan 25, 2019 2:45 pm

'ere ya go..
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Re: Northwoods Big Bay

Postby RalphAlsip » Fri Jan 25, 2019 3:55 pm

I don't have Madison Barlow to compare. The Big Bay is 3 3/4" and is built on the GEC 78 frame. Here are some comparison pictures of the Big Bay and a GEC 78.
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Re: Northwoods Big Bay

Postby kootenay joe » Fri Jan 25, 2019 5:30 pm

Thanks guys. So, the "Big Bay" is not really that big and the Madison Barlow is the bigger of these two which is opposite to what i had thought.
The Madison is likely on the #43 frame which is 4 1/4" ?
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Re: Northwoods Big Bay

Postby Doc B » Sat Jan 26, 2019 3:31 am

RalphAlsip wrote:This giraffe Big Bay was in the stragglers that accompanied the Madison Barlow drop. My lighting tends to accentuate orange.

Man!!!! That is gorgeous!!!!!!
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Re: Northwoods Big Bay

Postby gsmith7158 » Sat Jan 26, 2019 11:41 am

The Big Bay to me is the perfect size pocket knife. I like it as much as the Fremont jack. I believe I would feel more comfortable carrying the Madison Barlow in a sheath. Jerry that Giraffe Big Bay is stunning! ::tu::
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Re: Northwoods Big Bay

Postby joeradza » Tue Jun 11, 2019 12:31 am

I originally passed on the Big Bay (dumb, I know) so I've kept this one in case I decide I don't need anything else.
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