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    Quote Originally Posted by Uncas View Post

    The Gasconade looks like it would fit a pair of worn out old hands just fine.

    Got my eye on the Coopers Creek
    The Gasconade is going to be my first choice. The thought process is different when I am trying to pick out two knives instead of one.

    If you like the CC, check out J's pics of his 1917.
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    The things I would do to be in the next batch. At this point I think I will find one on the secondary market before 4 years are up. I really dont care which one I get lol I just want one. You sir are a LUCKY MAN!

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    This website reminds me of trying to pick the 2nd knife to go with the Gasconade.

    It depends on which way the wind is blowing this day.

    http://hint.fm/wind/
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    Haha. You still have a couple three weeks to decide, brother.
    That's a cool map by the way.
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    I had a hell of a time deciding my first two orders through Iz. I chose the 17 Coopers Creek and the 01 Blackwater.
    I could not take my eyes off either one so I went with both on two different orders.

    The Blackwater reminded me of my uncles hunting blade from when I was young that I knew I had to get one on the list.
    Same for the Coopers Creek, it looked like a perfect interpretation of kepharts design and I know that handle shape works well for me, can not go wrong there.

    I think you are on the right path with your choices, the Gasconade is a fine lookin blade.

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    When I get my Turley


    The 3 Bears:

    "Beartooth"- Antique bone G-10 Dogwood. Full height grind. It slices, it dices, it makes Julienne fries. My special occasion belt knife. Church, weddings, funerals and when asked to sing at the opry.

    "Bearclaw"- Coyote/earth Gasconade. Varied height grind. Mount it to the hood of the pickup and it will point you to the woods. This will be my woods knife.

    I kept them both simple. No lanyard holes or pommel plates. No smackie my Turlies.

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    Here is the 3rd bear:

    "Baby Bear"- When I gather wood for a fire, she will bring me sticks and pine cones. She is 15 months old now.

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    Thanks Iz.

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    Congrats man. Well worth the wait.
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    sounds like you are happy with your decision, congrats bro!!
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    Thank you, Larry. I hope you like them when you get them in hand and that they last you and yours for generations to come.....and when singing at the opry.
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    Epilogue: (fancy word)

    The knives are here. These were the right two knives for me.

    Gasconade & Dogwood. YKMV (your knives may vary)

    They fit my hand perfectly. I now can do a two-fisted monkey stomp.

    Sharper than a serpent's tooth-- Barney Fife

    Now it's time to get on another list for the sheaths.

    In case you didn't know, Iz makes a really fine knife.

    It was well worth the wait.

    Thanks Iz.

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