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Thomas McDonald
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PostPosted: Thu 16 Feb, 2006 11:37 am    Post subject: The last (GIANT) full measure of devotion !         Reply with quote

For some reason the brother that gave me this thought it would be funny !

You can fold this baby up till the cows come home but it still feels a wee bit cumbersome !

;-) Crazy, Mac
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PostPosted: Thu 16 Feb, 2006 11:54 am    Post subject:         Reply with quote

That's a lot of knife there, Mac! I'd hate to think what that thing would do if actually placed in a pocket.

-Grey

P.S. I do like drop-points, so it does have that going for it, I guess.

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PostPosted: Thu 16 Feb, 2006 12:07 pm    Post subject:         Reply with quote

Could you give us some stats on that baby? PoB, CoP, etc...

I like it,

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PostPosted: Thu 16 Feb, 2006 12:09 pm    Post subject:         Reply with quote

Forget the stats, I want to see some tatami cutting with this baby! Laughing Out Loud
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PostPosted: Thu 16 Feb, 2006 12:17 pm    Post subject:         Reply with quote

That's not a knife! This is a ... oh never mind... Happy
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PostPosted: Thu 16 Feb, 2006 12:34 pm    Post subject:         Reply with quote

The world will little note, nor long remember what I say here, but since you asked ..... ;-) Mac

Stats
Weight: 1 lb. 9 oz. (715 g)
POB: 2- 1/4" back into the handle from blade (just beyond the coin).
OL: 17-1/8"
BL: 7 1/2"
BW: 2-3/16"
BT: 1/8"
Cutting edge: 6-1/4"
Handle width: 2-1/2"
Handle width (when folded): 3-1/2"
Handle Thick: 3/4"


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PostPosted: Thu 16 Feb, 2006 12:35 pm    Post subject:         Reply with quote

Kenton Spaulding wrote:
Could you give us some stats on that baby? PoB, CoP, etc...


I'll bet that blade is too thick to get a good CoP Big Grin . And it looks like there is enough metal in that handle to inspire a negative number for the PoB Eek! (we usually list distance from hilt and just assume it is "blade-ward" (don't even get me started on whether that is a real word, I'm having too much fun with this thread); this one could mess that all up).

Bill Grandy wrote:
Forget the stats, I want to see some tatami cutting with this baby!


Here, here!! I'll settle for pool noodles or milk jugs, but I want to see some cutting with your collectors' edition, best-if-kept-in-pristine-condition knife! Razz

Russ Ellis wrote:
That's not a knife! This is a ... oh never mind...


'cause we all know that whatever you produce to highlight the end of that statement will only result in laughter.... Big Grin


Mac, tell us, does it have it's own vitrine (I finally bothered to look that word up, so I have to use it) yet? Oh, and I have to know which is bigger, that knife folded or your keyboard? Laughing Out Loud

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PostPosted: Thu 16 Feb, 2006 1:00 pm    Post subject:         Reply with quote

Greyson Brown wrote:
I'll bet that blade is too thick to get a good CoP Big Grin . And it looks like there is enough metal in that handle to inspire a negative number for the PoB Eek!
Mac, tell us, does it have it's own vitrine (I finally bothered to look that word up, so I have to use it) yet? Oh, and I have to know which is bigger, that knife folded or your keyboard? Laughing Out Loud -Grey


Goodness, Greyson, your good .... I'm beginning to think you have one of these :-)
Aye, the POB is indeed back in the handle (stats in my last post)

Come clean now, there is no shame in owning Giant Gettysburg folders ;-) Mac



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PostPosted: Thu 16 Feb, 2006 1:08 pm    Post subject:         Reply with quote

Thomas McDonald wrote:
Greyson Brown wrote:

I'll bet that blade is too thick to get a good CoP . And it looks like there is enough metal in that handle to inspire a negative number for the PoB
Mac, tell us, does it have it's own vitrine (I finally bothered to look that word up, so I have to use it) yet? Oh, and I have to know which is bigger, that knife folded or your keyboard? -Grey



Goodness, Greyson, your good .... I'm beginning to think you have one of these :-)
Aye, the POB is indeed back in the handle (stats in my last post)

Come clean now, there is no shame in owning Giant Gettysburg folders ;-) Mac


LOL! I'm an imagery analyst; it's my job to look at pictures and extract usable information from them.

Well, the knife open out-does your keyboard by just a touch, doesn't it? That's a lot of knife. And, no, I don't own one of those, but I almost wish I did so we could start some kind of exclusive Giant Gettysburg folders owners club. Then we'd really be cooler than everyone else (or something). Cool

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PostPosted: Thu 16 Feb, 2006 1:44 pm    Post subject:         Reply with quote

I'm waiting for the next Giant Gettysburg round table event to be held in the northeast, so I can pick one up on discount.

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PostPosted: Thu 16 Feb, 2006 2:59 pm    Post subject:         Reply with quote

Wow! That thing's impressive, Mac. Is it proportionally difficult to open and close? I would imagine a lockback of that size could really help build some muscles.
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PostPosted: Thu 16 Feb, 2006 3:08 pm    Post subject:         Reply with quote

Good grief! What a monster!!
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PostPosted: Thu 16 Feb, 2006 5:41 pm    Post subject:         Reply with quote

Did you have to buy bigger pants to carry it? Laughing Out Loud
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PostPosted: Thu 16 Feb, 2006 6:52 pm    Post subject:         Reply with quote

Mac,

You might want to pick this baby up for the other pocket to help keep your balance! Laughing Out Loud

It's a 1900's German 100 blade pocket knife. Thanks for sharing the pictures!



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PostPosted: Thu 16 Feb, 2006 7:33 pm    Post subject:         Reply with quote

Mac;

What I want to see is this guy's, with really big hands, 1911 automatic in 4.5 " calibre. Razz

Something that one sometimes reads about in badly written novels where someone goofed with a decimal point. Laughing Out Loud

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PostPosted: Fri 17 Feb, 2006 1:10 am    Post subject:         Reply with quote

Big Grin "It's my knife!" Big Grin

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PostPosted: Fri 17 Feb, 2006 5:41 am    Post subject:         Reply with quote

Jay Barron wrote:
Wow! That thing's impressive, Mac. Is it proportionally difficult to open and close? I would imagine a lockback of that size could really help build some muscles.


Hi Jay

It's actually quite easy to open & close (though it definately requires both hands) so I'd say its size is kinda misleading in that respect !
The biggest workout with this thing is in trying to explain why you own it !

;-) Mac
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