Getting ready to make some strikers..feedback please

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  1. Lisa West

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    In the next week or so we are going to make up a lot of strikers..We have made more kinds than i can count but id like to get some opinions on the styles you like best..Ill post a few pics of the ones we commonly make.
    I know you guys are thinking "This is getting old" but i know of no better way to than to ask the customers directly:3:
    Old Yoyager style Oval striker with screwdriver tip
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    The Key Ring strikers we just started making
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    Classic Colonial style
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    Rams horn
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  2. wilderness

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    I like the 'Classic Colonial Style'.

    ETA... How much do those sell for?

    Oh... I like the 'Classic C' too ;)
     
  3. Lisa West

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    Scottish Snail
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    Oval(Honestly one of my personal favorites)
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    Classic C
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    Tomahawk striker
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    I like the "c"s,oval and really like the tomahawk striker. Thanks
     
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    The keyring strikers are awesome! same with the classic c ring. Really nice work!
     
  6. Lisa West

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    Thanks all..Most of the forged strikers are $14 plus $3 shipping. The Key ring strikers are $10 shipped.
     
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    Now those are some great prices!
     
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    Hey Lisa: regarding my recent order, just to clarify which striker I wanted - it is the Classic C. Sorry, but I didn't know what it was called when I snail mailed you my order. You will recognize my order when it arrives in the mail by the note done in calligraphy. :D
     
  9. Lisa West

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    No problem, i got it taken care of :3:
     
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    Eeeeeeeeexcellent! ;)

     
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    1. Key ring
    2. Classic Colonial.
    3. Classic C.

    The Hawk looks nice and the oval seems like it would be easy to clip on a carabineer etc.
     
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    I love that snail, I dunno WHY, but it calls to me... Must... Have...

    I also like the key ring one.
     
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    I love the snail! Just ordered one the other day! My favourite.
     
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    For me it's the oval screwdriver, and the classic C. You need to come up with one that works as a blanket pin too! Maybe make the pin part a removable sewing needle or awl for leatherwork?!?! (hint hint) :D
     
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    It would be great if you could do a combination striker/kilt pin, or cloak pin. I would love one for my utility kilt
    !!
     
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    The classic colonial and hawk are my personal fav's....I have a feeling whatever you craft will sell anyway....just my opinion. Thanks for asking though Lisa...
     
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    All of them are great but my favorites are;

    1. the keyring
    2. Rams horn
    3. the oval
     
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    Can I order an oval. Thx
     
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    I want a key sticker. Those are sweeeeeeeeetttttt!!!!!!!!!¡!!
     
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    And the tomahawk striker. Those are both extremely nice. Just let me know how much.
     
  21. Ahnkochee

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    I kind of like a multi-tasker striker/knife maybe a neck knife in a sheath for neck wear.

    Basic shape
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    Really like my tomahawk striker. So much so it replaced the one I made with the Professors help.
     
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    I like the Classic Colonial style or Classic C
     
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    Got my key chain strikers in the ma. Sweeeeeeet. Still want to order the oval. Also any updates on the tin knife orders. Thanks.
     
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    Could you make chainring strikers with custom names on it? I have an idea :cool:
     
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    the classic colonial and classic c are what im leaning towards. i like the fact of putting my fingers inside to protect them from the flint, the oval would be good too, but the for-mentioned seem to have a little more character. but i also like the axe head one just cause its bad ass looking
     
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    I like the Classic Colonial and Classic C.
     
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    The classic colonial looks great, Lisa if you would make one, I would buy it. PM me if you have an extra for sale and I will paypal you,

    How thick of material do you use on that style? I've seen some strikers 1/4 thick, which to me is a bit too thick. I have about 3 strikers already, but I guess it wouldn't hurt to have one more.
     
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    I Like the style below and also the keyring type. Would love to see a keyring style with a screwdriver tip that could also be used as a small pry tool - but I dunno if that would work with the tempering required for a striker...?

     
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    I really like the colonial style and the tomahawk. My favorite one I have ever seen was in the shap of a Viking ship with a dragon head .
     
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    Sure, just Pm me.
     
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    Hi Lisa,

    Of all the examples shown, my preferences and taste draw me to the...

    1. Oval striker and Old Voyager style Oval striker with screwdriver tip
    2. Key Ring striker,
    3. Rams Horn striker

    Mark
     
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    For some reason, the ram's horn really calls to me! The Colonial, Scottish snail, tomahawk and classic C are awesome, as well.
    To be totally honest, though, I wouldn't say no to any of them. I'd be proud as it gets to use any of them and show them off every chance I got!
     
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    knife/striker design

    I second that design
     
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    C and colonial
     
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    I really like the Classic C, Snail, and Ram's Horn styles. The Key rings are awesome too.
     
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    I like the classic "C". also like the key ring striker.
     
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    Favs: colonial & classic c.
     
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    I like them all but my favorites are (in no order)
    Classic Colonial
    Key Ring
    Classic C
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    I absolutely love my keyring strikers. And I highly recommend them to others. They shed a TON of sparks.

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    If I had to get another one, I would go for the added utility of the Oval Screwdriver Tip ...

    That way I'd have both a screwdriver and a light pry-tool as added options to my flint striking needs. :dblthumb:
     
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