The infamous 72 Spear.

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Thunderwood
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The infamous 72 Spear.

Postby Thunderwood » Fri Jul 19, 2019 7:07 pm

It's my holy grail knife. The one GEC that I must own one day. Absolutely perfect.

How hard are these to come by? I watch FB groups, have ebay set up to notify me, I check on here...and i dont see them for sale.

Post up any pics if you have one, is love to see it!

kamagong
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Re: The infamous 72 Spear.

Postby kamagong » Fri Jul 19, 2019 8:13 pm

I had one of these. Beautiful well-matched stag. Even better, the lockwork was flawlessly executed. No vertical or lateral play at all.

I should have kept it. Couldn't get into the bulbous blade at all though.

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Thunderwood
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Re: The infamous 72 Spear.

Postby Thunderwood » Sat Jul 20, 2019 12:25 am

kamagong wrote:I had one of these. Beautiful well-matched stag. Even better, the lockwork was flawlessly executed. No vertical or lateral play at all.

I should have kept it. Couldn't get into the bulbous blade at all though.

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Gorgeous knife!

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Re: The infamous 72 Spear.

Postby RalphAlsip » Sat Jul 20, 2019 3:19 am

Thunderwood wrote:It's my holy grail knife. The one GEC that I must own one day. Absolutely perfect.

How hard are these to come by? I watch FB groups, have ebay set up to notify me, I check on here...and i dont see them for sale.

Post up any pics if you have one, is love to see it!

These knives are branded Tuna Valley, but I am very certain they were made by GEC. These are not easy to find either.
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Thunderwood
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Re: The infamous 72 Spear.

Postby Thunderwood » Sat Jul 20, 2019 2:02 pm

RalphAlsip wrote:
Thunderwood wrote:It's my holy grail knife. The one GEC that I must own one day. Absolutely perfect.

How hard are these to come by? I watch FB groups, have ebay set up to notify me, I check on here...and i dont see them for sale.

Post up any pics if you have one, is love to see it!

These knives are branded Tuna Valley, but I am very certain they were made by GEC. These are not easy to find either.


Yea, I've seen those too. Very hard to find.

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Re: The infamous 72 Spear.

Postby Iowaboy » Sat Jul 20, 2019 11:56 pm

I have a 72 that was made for the Badger Knife Club in 2012, 1 of 55. It is a Northfield UN-X-LD with that shield on one side, and the Badger Knife club shield opposite. Copperhead Jib Brown Bone handle. It is a beauty. I too was a bit put off by the bulbous blade, but it grew on my and now I really like it. Also has artwork on the blade with a badger and the club name and year. The picture attached is the standard one from the club site, don't have any personal pics of it, probably should take a few. The quality of it is excellent, and it locks and clicks like a bank vault.

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Thunderwood
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Re: The infamous 72 Spear.

Postby Thunderwood » Sun Jul 21, 2019 5:11 pm

Iowaboy wrote:I have a 72 that was made for the Badger Knife Club in 2012, 1 of 55. It is a Northfield UN-X-LD with that shield on one side, and the Badger Knife club shield opposite. Copperhead Jib Brown Bone handle. It is a beauty. I too was a bit put off by the bulbous blade, but it grew on my and now I really like it. Also has artwork on the blade with a badger and the club name and year. The picture attached is the standard one from the club site, don't have any personal pics of it, probably should take a few. The quality of it is excellent, and it locks and clicks like a bank vault.

Wade

Very cool piece!

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Re: The infamous 72 Spear.

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