CASE "Little Tadpole" 29-1/2 frame

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Re: CASE "Little Tadpole" 29-1/2 frame

Postby Mumbleypeg » Wed Aug 07, 2019 1:22 am

rugmar wrote:The research section of this forum must have incorrect info for the 06 pattern. It says the 06 is 2 3/8 and is referred to as a tadpole. If the 06 is actually 2 5/8 then it makes since that bkazz5's knife is an 06 pattern.


Bkazz post you're referring to is over 6 years old. His knife is for sure not a 29-1/2 because it doesn't have a curved frame. I've never heard of the 06 being called a Tadpole. The tadpole is the 29-1/2.

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Re: CASE "Little Tadpole" 29-1/2 frame

Postby rugmar » Wed Aug 07, 2019 2:51 am

Sorry, didn't notice that post being so old. :oops:

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Re: CASE "Little Tadpole" 29-1/2 frame

Postby Mumbleypeg » Wed Aug 07, 2019 3:59 am

rugmar wrote:Sorry, didn't notice that post being so old. :oops:

I've done the same thing myself. Just trying to re-focus the discussion on the new post by lilrooster which I responded to. As for your comment about the info on the 06 pattern in the "Research" section here, it is incorrect. The 06 partner's length is in fact 2-5/8 inches, not 2-3/8. Possibly a typo error. As for the 06 being called a "Tadpole" , I can't say it has never happened but I've never heard it called a Tadpole before. ::shrug::

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Re: CASE "Little Tadpole" 29-1/2 frame

Postby FRJ » Wed Aug 07, 2019 5:00 am

Here's three Tadpoles that I have.

They are very nice little, big, knives. :)
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Re: CASE "Little Tadpole" 29-1/2 frame

Postby Steve Warden » Wed Aug 07, 2019 12:53 pm

FRJ wrote:Here's three Tadpoles that I have.

They are very nice little, big, knives. :)

SUH-WEEEET!!! Love the red one and the black one.
May have to start a hunt.
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Re: CASE "Little Tadpole" 29-1/2 frame

Postby FRJ » Wed Aug 07, 2019 1:19 pm

Steve Warden wrote: SUH-WEEEET!!! Love the red one and the black one.
May have to start a hunt.


Thanks Steve.
They are a very nice small pocket carry with two blades.

I hope you can find one (or two) you like Steve.
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Re: CASE "Little Tadpole" 29-1/2 frame

Postby zp4ja » Wed Aug 07, 2019 11:24 pm

FRJ wrote:
Steve Warden wrote: SUH-WEEEET!!! Love the red one and the black one.
May have to start a hunt.


Thanks Steve.
They are a very nice small pocket carry with two blades.

I hope you can find one (or two) you like Steve.


Hey Gents,

Steve, Joe's analogy of "little big knife' I totally am on board with. Sounds odd but they are tight and snappy little jacks that feels like someone shrunk a big Jack. Kind of like a 27 frame stockman in my opinion. I have a few and they are cool little stockmans.

Joe, nice ones. Thanks for sharing. Interesting to see difference in the slick black examples you and I posted in regards to nail nick and stamp. Likely Cutler's choice or different blade be stock batch used.

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Re: CASE "Little Tadpole" 29-1/2 frame

Postby FRJ » Wed Aug 07, 2019 11:58 pm

Thank you, Jerry. ::tu::

Hey, that little 33 on the bottom ain't bad either. :D
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