GEC # 97

GEC specializes in highly collectable and premium quality usable pocket knives. The company's USA manufactured knives have quickly proven to be a big hit with both collectors and users who seek quality American craftsmanship.
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Re: GEC # 97

Post by Sharpnshinyknives » Thu Apr 18, 2019 9:09 pm

Stephen wrote:You are very welcome. I've been buying GEC kives from TSA for years.
The owner, Greg, is a very good guy.
He delivers quickly and if you have a problem, he can be easily contacted by email or phone and he'll resolve any issues fairly.
I couldn’t believe that within minutes of the confirmation email I got a shipping notification. Fantastic. Thank you again.
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Re: GEC # 97

Post by kennedy knives » Thu Apr 18, 2019 10:53 pm

GEC Stag 97 just hit Knives Ship Free

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Re: GEC # 97

Post by kootenay joe » Thu Apr 18, 2019 11:29 pm

My email from KSF about Stag 97's came in at 1523 hrs. I did not see it until 45 minutes later and expected all would be long gone. But there were still about 15 ? left including one i rather like. Then even with my Slow Speed internet i was able to checkout successfully.
Did KSF receive a very large shipment ? Or is the demand slacking a bit as other dealers have had these for up to 1 week ?
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Re: GEC # 97

Post by Sharpnshinyknives » Fri Apr 19, 2019 12:07 am

kootenay joe wrote:My email from KSF about Stag 97's came in at 1523 hrs. I did not see it until 45 minutes later and expected all would be long gone. But there were still about 15 ? left including one i rather like. Then even with my Slow Speed internet i was able to checkout successfully.
Did KSF receive a very large shipment ? Or is the demand slacking a bit as other dealers have had these for up to 1 week ?
kj


I didn’t see if for an hour and missed this one too. RATS!
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Re: GEC # 97

Post by kootenay joe » Fri Apr 19, 2019 12:18 am

There will be Stag 97's sold on secondary market here at AAPK for reasonable prices. Because there is no time to carefully select the stag that looks 'just right', some of the successful buyers will be a bit disappointed and will 'pass along' their knife.
Well, i think this is what will happen.
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Re: GEC # 97

Post by boykinlp » Fri Apr 19, 2019 4:15 am

kootenay joe wrote:Because there is no time to carefully select the stag that looks 'just right', some of the successful buyers will be a bit disappointed and will 'pass along' their knife.
kj
I ordered one from CK today. Like kootenay joe wrote, you can't take a long time to decide. I think (hope) I got a nice one, but who knows? There is no way I was going to take the time to save pictures. I would be afraid someone else would buy it while I was taking the extra time to do it. I thought I might be able to hit the back arrow to go back to the pics, but that did not work.:( I will post them when I get it in.
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Re: GEC # 97

Post by JohnR » Fri Apr 19, 2019 9:41 am

kootenay joe wrote:My email from KSF about Stag 97's came in at 1523 hrs. I did not see it until 45 minutes later and expected all would be long gone. But there were still about 15 ? left including one i rather like. Then even with my Slow Speed internet i was able to checkout successfully.
Did KSF receive a very large shipment ? Or is the demand slacking a bit as other dealers have had these for up to 1 week ?
kj

Nice one Roland, I almost bought that one but decided I really did not need 2. They all went in less than 2 hours so I don't think demand has slackened.

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Re: GEC # 97

Post by kootenay joe » Fri Apr 19, 2019 4:15 pm

UPDATE: I just received a call from Charles at KSF. The Stag 97 i paid for and received confirmation of the sale, is going elsewhere. I think while i was going through the checkout which is slow with the internet speed we have here, someone else checked it out faster.
He has offered me a different Stag 97 which is nice but not as appealing to me as the one i 'bought'. Or i could get a refund.
Not sure what i should do. Quite likely this is the only chance i will get for a Stag 97.
I have to decide quickly. Darn.
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Re: GEC # 97

Post by Stephen » Fri Apr 19, 2019 4:33 pm

Buy it, receive it, inspect it, and keep it if you like it.
If not, put it up for sale and I'm certain that you'll
make a profit regardless of your opinion of its appearance.
I have a 97 stag enroute that I "bought blind" from 'Circle A Knives
that I intend to handle in the above fashion.
Good luck.

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Re: GEC # 97

Post by kootenay joe » Fri Apr 19, 2019 4:33 pm

Question: How long does it take you to go from item in cart at KSF to completed checkout with PP ?
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Re: GEC # 97

Post by Stephen » Fri Apr 19, 2019 4:51 pm

Fyi: I was attempting to buy the same knife that you thought that you actually bought when I lost out.
I usually can make a purchase via PayPal in about 60 seconds.
I just didn't get started fast enough.
I had planned to buy the one from KSF
and then compare it to the one that I have enroute from Circle A and then to keep the one that I would have liked best and sell the other.
KJ: do you have any mammoth ivory
knives that you would sell?

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Re: GEC # 97

Post by Stephen » Fri Apr 19, 2019 6:12 pm

Frank's Classic Knives now has the 97
Yellow Rose in stock.
Frank is a wonderful person. He
has great prices and provides prompt
delivery.

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Re: GEC # 97

Post by kootenay joe » Sat Apr 20, 2019 12:48 am

Stephen, thank you for advice to: buy it/inspect it/sell it if not happy. It is what i needed to hear and what i have done.
With the slow internet and time checkout completed as deciding factor i am at a disadvantage when demand is strong.
kj

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Re: GEC # 97

Post by Stephen » Sat Apr 20, 2019 5:58 pm

I received the 97 stag today that I "bought blind" off of eBay from Circle A Knives.
I'm very happy with it.
Nice, fat stag with lots of character.
Sides match fairly well.
Fairly easy pull but I'm good with that.
Nice transaction.
Good service, beautiful knife.

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Re: GEC # 97

Post by kootenay joe » Sat Apr 20, 2019 7:01 pm

Stephen, no to mammoth knives for sale at this point.
How about pictures of your Stag 97 ?
kj

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