Blades and Bushlore

Knife and Tool Discussion => Production Knives => Topic started by: Sarge on November 03, 2021, 08:08:48 PM

Title: Civivi Rustic Gent
Post by: Sarge on November 03, 2021, 08:08:48 PM
I cannot remember the last time I bought a folder ? well, besides a $12 Opinel. I saw this one a while back. Really liked the profile. Classic looking pocket knife. I know? I know it is Chinese. A friend showed me one, then I looked at them online a dozen times, and finally bought one. It is very smooth and has a solid lock-up. While I am no Civivi expert, I believe this one is no longer made but you can still find them new. This one was $75 on EBay. The newer model is a liner lock called the Appalachian Drifter.

(https://i.imgur.com/BraJbLn.jpg)

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Title: Re: Civivi Rustic Gent
Post by: wsdstan on November 03, 2021, 09:07:05 PM
That is a nice looking folder and the scale treatment looks great.  I have thought about getting their Elementum which is about the same size as your Rustic Gent and has a drop point instead of the clip point and is a liner lock.  D2 and micarta scales.  I like the grind on the blade and the size but am still thinking about it. 

At my age I am selling knives but every time I sell two I buy one.  At least I am making progress.  :P

Title: Re: Civivi Rustic Gent
Post by: Mannlicher on November 20, 2021, 03:59:23 PM
I am not familiar with the Civivi knives, but I am a big fan of Great Eastern
https://www.greateasterncutlery.com/
Title: Re: Civivi Rustic Gent
Post by: madmaxine on November 20, 2021, 04:49:30 PM
Get thee behind me satan.  I've gone way over budget in the toy department... and the appliance department...  and the radio equipment. department.. and the... well you get the picture.  I've managed to avoid SMKW's for 2 summers  (including  the Coleman outlets, Lodge outlets, and Bud's gun shop.).  I gotta slow down.
Title: Re: Civivi Rustic Gent
Post by: wsdstan on November 20, 2021, 04:56:49 PM
I recently picked up a custom folder.  JH Lloyd knife.  I had been looking for a "special" knife for some time and grew weary of the waitlists or "not taking new orders"  I ran into.  Got this one on line, not new but never used from a dealer.  It is a slipjoint.

(https://i.imgur.com/OYtkN04.jpg)

Title: Re: Civivi Rustic Gent
Post by: Mannlicher on December 06, 2021, 05:56:22 PM
John Lloyd makes some fine knives. 
Title: Re: Civivi Rustic Gent
Post by: wsdstan on December 06, 2021, 08:19:07 PM
I sure agree.  I looked at a lot of his past work and he is really talented.  He has a few styles that if they come up for sale I will try to get.