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  1. #1
    Flintfinder of Mo.

    A good or bad trade

    I have a good rock hunting buddy, friend that is just crazy about birdies. My last hunt I found a Cahokia point that he just had to have. He pulled this blade out that he had found and asked me if I thought it was worth the Cahokia. I like the feel of the blade and it is a well made, and I have no doubt that my bud found it. So I went ahead and traded. What do you guys think, could this be a Stanfield knife?
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  2. #2
    pickaway

    Re: A good or bad trade

    Personally i like the Cahokia better, i find alot of blades, but id say it was a fair trade...

  3. #3

    Aug 2006
    oklahoma
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    Re: A good or bad trade

    Looks like a Stanfield to me. Any trade where both parties come out smiling seems like a good trade to me.



  4. #4
    us
    the boss

    Mar 2008
    south dakota
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    Re: A good or bad trade

    Yeah John, you did fine. Both are very nice artifacts, and I believe like neanderthal that when two people walk away happy, it is a good deal. Kinda like our swap years ago.:-)

    Joel

  5. #5
    Lindenmeier sEEker

    Apr 2006
    El Paso, TX
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    Re: A good or bad trade

    Heck yes you got a good deal, well i say that cause those little traditions are pretty plentiful over here... When i get a stockpile going, ill pm you to have your friend get in contact with me!!
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  6. #6
    us
    Arrowheads are the boomdiggity

    Dec 2008
    L.C.M.O.
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    Re: A good or bad trade

    The blade is worth more money but I agree I like the bird point better Flintfinder
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  7. #7
    Lindenmeier sEEker

    Apr 2006
    El Paso, TX
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    Re: A good or bad trade

    dont get me wrong, they are very pretty little points but being so modern they do not get me off, i dunno
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  8. #8
    us
    Apr 2009
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    Re: A good or bad trade

    Nice blade! I would have traded without hesitation.


  9. #9
    us
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    Re: A good or bad trade

    I'd be walking away with a huge smile on my face after a trade like that!
    " Stay frosty, gents "

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  10. #10
    us
    Apr 2008
    Southern Ohio
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    Re: A good or bad trade

    I defintely think you got the better end of the bargain. Yeah, the Cahokia Point is nice, but it doesn't compare in my mind to the nice and very large Stanfield Blade.

    As they said in Dances With Wolves, "Good trade!"
    "Welcome back my friends, to the show that never ends."

  11. #11
    Flintfinder of Mo.

    Re: A good or bad trade

    Thanks for the input . No it really doesn't matter to me witch one is more valueable, because his was a personal find, as was mine. Personal finds are hard to part with regardless of value. I told him that I would trade him back if he wanted, he declined.
    I do like the older stuff better, and like that song (SIR-HUNTS ALOT sings) ------ I LIKE BIG BLADES AND I CAN NOT LIE,,,, John

  12. #12
    us
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    Re: A good or bad trade

    Nice mix alot reference, Sir Flips alot.
    " Stay frosty, gents "

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  13. #13
    gb
    Feb 2008
    England.
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    Re: A good or bad trade

    Great trade, although I am waiting to add a Cahokia to my collection, so I wouldn't have traded..

    Molly.

 

 

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