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2021 Posts 7/24:  GEC Hardcore Club OK, this seems like a good time to try something like this out.  So, what we will do is announce a signup and offer free membership to what we will call the GHC (GEC Hardcore Club).  Members will sign up and can remove themselves at any point in time. 

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Curbing the Secondary

It is really hard not to notice what is currently going on in the secondary markets for GEC products.  Although having knives that are highly sought after is a good problem to experience, we want to do everything possible to protect our customers that want current release GEC products for themselves. GEC has taken the

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GEC Allocation and Delivery Explained

Background: Over the last several years, Great Eastern Cutlery has become quite popular. Maybe not on the grand scheme of knife production; but for a small Titusville factory with around 30 employees. For the first several years only the smaller retailers sold GEC knives. I don’t know if the big boys didn’t have faith or

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Knife Pull Rating Goes (Somewhat) Scientific

In a somewhat obsessive fashion, I try to provide as much information in the description area as possible.  Having said that, I will admit that I am lazy, thus will never get around to fixing all the products that pre-date any one of my “enhancements”.  The latest tidbit of information that has bothered me is

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Knife Follies: Lotteries, Drops, and Early Reserves

For some reason there is a recent phenomenon in the knife market of mad rushes on speculative knife purchases; or as one customer called them – “lolly scrambles”. It is most obvious in my corner of the world on the TC Barlows.  Since each of 9+/- dealers share in a standard SFO run (500 knives),

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Queen Cutlery : The Good, The Bad, The Ugly – Today’s American Pocket Knives, Part III

From time to time a customer will get a knife in the mail and email or call me to ask questions. Like, “This blade has a little play, is that common”, or “I just snapped a thumbnail, it this bear trap normal”. So, it may be time to have a conversation from a dealer perspective

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Great Eastern Cutlery : The Good, The Bad, The Ugly – Today’s American Pocket Knives, Part II

From time to time a customer will get a knife in the mail and email or call me to ask questions. Like, “This blade has a little play, is that common”, or “I just snapped a thumbnail, it this bear trap normal”. So, it may be time to have a conversation from a dealer perspective

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Case Knives : The Good, The Bad, The Ugly – Today’s American Pocket Knives, Part I

From time to time a customer will get a knife in the mail and email or call me to ask questions. Like, “This blade has a little play, is that common”, or “I just snapped a thumbnail, it this bear trap normal”. So, it may be time to have a conversation from a dealer perspective

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