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I wanted a new fixed blade and figured it would be easy now that tourist season (and the traffic) is mostly over.

I knew what I wanted and had another stop to make so I didn't spend much time walking the floors but that could be a dangerous place for the bank accounts! Yeah, there's quite a bit of junk but also some really nice stuff. Stopped at one case that had a pocket folder (grandpa style, not tacticool) with a 3-3.5 inch blade for almost $3,000 and a fixed blade with a giraffe bone handle that was around $2,300.

I got my ESEE 6 (and also an ESEE 4, ugh) and moved on to Bass Pro.
 
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I like SMKW, and go there a couple times a year as it's a manageable distance from where I live plus we're in the area for my daughter's travel volleyball over the winter/spring months.

That said their prices in store suck.
If you prod them they will honor their online prices.




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Posts: 26940 | Location: Westizzle Virgizzle | Registered: December 19, 2001Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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Sounds like a fun place to visit. I would appreciate a nice cutlery shop to actually try things in my hand. How do you like the ESEE 4?
 
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I visited that shop years ago. It was like a kid in a candy store with a wallet full of money.


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Yeah, but for me it was probably 30 years. We used to go to the Acorn shop in Gatlinburg, too. But thats now gone, I hear. They used to even stock Randall's. All leather washer models, but still it was rare to find a shop with things in stock and priced at list! No wait even. My wife and I haven't been there in a long time. I hear my favorite motel, Riverhouse motor lodge, burned in the big fire. Now I don't even have a place to stay!


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