That machete is a cool if basic design. Is it just me though or does anyone else have a really hard time taking most of the designs seriously? They just seem so overdone. Maybe the guy is a really respected knife maker, I don't know, I don't mean to be the disrespectful young guy who doesn't know what he's talking about.
August 16, 2010, 01:24 AM
I first heard about Gil from some Nam vets that ran around with my Nam vet cousin. They said he made custom knives for Soldiers going to Nam. He is in a lot of knife mags and makes knives to be used in movies.
August 16, 2010, 05:33 PM
Yeah, I did some more researching and ended up seeing some posts from hso saying he was very well respected. I would like to see some less fantastical designs though from him. Saw a few skinners that looked neat...
August 17, 2010, 12:17 PM
Gil is a pretty well know knife maker. I am pumped to have a factory second.
August 17, 2010, 12:55 PM
Maybe the guy is a really respected knife maker
Good to see you figured that one out before the rolleyes smilie's started congregating. The guy is in the Hall of Fame and he sure knows how to turn a buck with designing things a large number of folks want to plunk their money down to get. He also makes some pretty good stuff on his own as does his brother and, now, his son.
August 19, 2010, 06:13 PM
Deltaboy, have you weighed that thing yet?
August 19, 2010, 07:13 PM
That would be awfully sharp-looking with some custom desert tan scales :)
August 19, 2010, 09:07 PM
Not yet but it is almost 2 pounds.
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