Northwoods Harrison 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 Harrison Bay

Post by singin46 » Fri Oct 05, 2018 4:31 am

Greg, those would’ve been the ones I would’ve chosen too!
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Re: Northwoods Harrison Bay

Post by Cletus Awreetus » Fri Oct 05, 2018 7:13 pm

I do like this pattern but all these NWs are just flat out flipable. I doubt a person would ever have a problem making money off a NW or not find it to be desirable as trade-bait. At any rate, I keep coming back. on that note; I've heard all the horror stories about the impossibility of getting an order in in time, etc. For the record and it completely surprised the heck out of me, I scored a Kudu on my phone..on the side of the highway about a mile north of Lampasas, Tx. I figured I'd give it a quick shot and I probably needed a breather from driving anyway. I really wanted red jigged bone but didn't even see one listed, all Kudus even though I was refreshing the page as they popped up. Anyhow, got one on my second attempt and I was back on the road in a matter of 5 mns, turnkey.
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Re: Northwoods Harrison Bay

Post by robbobus » Sat Oct 06, 2018 3:04 am

Cletus, I wonder if your sort order is set for hughest price to lowest at ksf? I'm set lowest to highest and the first 4boxes were the micartas, then red bone and then 4 pages of kudo bone.

I checked and my order confirmation, came at 1 minute past the hour and the red was gone a short minute later.

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Re: Northwoods Harrison Bay

Post by Cletus Awreetus » Sat Oct 06, 2018 2:19 pm

Rob, you're probably right about that. I just can't say as navigating the process on the phone (my first time) vs a pc is a whole different animal. For all I know the Reds were gone before I ever got logged in. I did scroll as quickly as I could thru 5 pages, all Kudus. At that point I just added to cart and went to the credit card which as we all know is much quicker than paypal. By the way, do you have the count for each finish? Surely they released many more in Kudu than the others..?
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Re: Northwoods Harrison Bay

Post by Cletus Awreetus » Tue Oct 09, 2018 7:42 pm

ta da! the Kudu Bone on this one is much prettier, imo, than the Bear Lake I received. I'm sure it was just mine but it wasn't like there's a lot of time to critique each knife during the frenzy. I really like this one!
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Re: Northwoods Harrison Bay

Post by gsmith7158 » Tue Oct 09, 2018 8:49 pm

That's a nice one Cletus! ::tu:: Very pretty color.
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Re: Northwoods Harrison Bay

Post by Cletus Awreetus » Tue Oct 09, 2018 10:35 pm

thx Greg. yeah, the kudu's growing on me but I'm with you on the red jigged bone. I really wanted that one but no complaints. tell you what, ain't seen one pop up on ebay yet so we're not alone...
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Re: Northwoods Harrison Bay

Post by gsmith7158 » Tue Oct 09, 2018 10:55 pm

Cletus Awreetus wrote:thx Greg. yeah, the kudu's growing on me but I'm with you on the red jigged bone. I really wanted that one but no complaints. tell you what, ain't seen one pop up on ebay yet so we're not alone...
I saw one on there starting at $300 . I wonder if the number of each handle material is the same or if one is rarer than another. They sure got gone quick.I see mine have been delivered but I'm no where close to home so I'll have to wait a while to check mine out.
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Re: Northwoods Harrison Bay

Post by RalphAlsip » Wed Oct 10, 2018 2:03 am

Several Harrison Bays were listed today 10/9/2018 on eBay. This was probably the day they got delivered to the buyers. My unscientific estimate is that at least 25% of the Northwoods knives sold by KSF are bought by flippers vs collectors.

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Re: Northwoods Harrison Bay

Post by kootenay joe » Wed Oct 10, 2018 3:21 am

What was the KSF price ? If i look at a 'flipper' i want to know how much he is wanting for himself.
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Edit to ask: is the blade full saber grind ?

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Re: Northwoods Harrison Bay

Post by gsmith7158 » Wed Oct 10, 2018 3:29 am

kootenay joe wrote:What was the KSF price ? If i look at a 'flipper' i want to know how much he is wanting for himself.
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Edit to ask: is the blade full saber grind ?
Smooth micarta $129, Orange curacao $139 jogged bone ?, kudu $199. I haven't seen mine yet but hopefully it's a full grind spear point.
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Re: Northwoods Harrison Bay

Post by robbobus » Wed Oct 10, 2018 4:38 pm

Red jigged was also $139.

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Re: Northwoods Harrison Bay

Post by Cletus Awreetus » Wed Oct 10, 2018 6:09 pm

Rob, have you seen the count for each finish made? thx

and speaking of "flippers", there's a guy on ebay right now with 3 HBs listed. one each in Red Bone, Blue Denim and Kudu. oh well, that's Capitalism...
fwiw, his prices aren't as bad as what we've typically seen..

**in the time it took me to post he's already sold the Kudu.**
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Re: Northwoods Harrison Bay

Post by robbobus » Wed Oct 10, 2018 6:39 pm

We the masses won't know the totals until GEC publishes them next summer. Usually 500 total in the shipment give or take.

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Re: Northwoods Harrison Bay

Post by robbobus » Sat Oct 13, 2018 6:26 pm

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My latest Bay arrived yesterday. What's the deal wiith all the Bay's? Nice bone and i really like how its lighter around the edges, dark in the middle.
Here's a shot with a 16 spear. And a final showing the blade alignment when open, a hair underbladed compared with the prior model. Perfectly fine mind you, just not perfect.
Can see the thicker grind right to the tip as well.
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