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What is it about a good peace of stag that makes a guy just want to growl. The blacks, the browns or the red. The creamy whites and the yellows.

A guy at work brought a stag knife into work the other day. He had just got it in the mail. It had a deep groove down one side and thought it was a defect. I told him I thought it was about the prettiest piece of stag that I had ever seen. With a grin I told him if he really didn't like it I would be glad to give his money back. By the time he left he was grinning and I don't think you could have bought it for any price.

To me each piece of stag is unique. Where else can you get a factory made knife that is a one of a kind. Maybe it just brings out the cave man in me.

I can remember a time when I would just walk past them. I thought they where just priced way to high. That was until I stopped to really look close. As soon as I did I was hooked. Also to me the older it gets and the more pocket worn it gets the better it looks. Kind of like a fine wine. Come to think of it Kind of like me. lol

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Comment by Lee Smith on May 22, 2013 at 22:11

Now those make me growl. 1 of each please. Aw come on at least 1. lol

 

Comment by Sue OldsWidow on May 22, 2013 at 22:05

Comment by Brad T. on May 21, 2013 at 20:37
I like the natural grooves, the way it darkens and smoothes out the more it is handled. Finally, a naturally dropped piece of bone from a majestic animal.

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Comment by Robert Burris on May 21, 2013 at 15:22

I love polished stag too but you just don't see to much of it.

Comment by Lee Smith on May 20, 2013 at 18:42

The deeper the grooves and the more colors the better. If I could have found a backpocket In red stag it would have turned into a edc in a minute. I even tried to find someone who could rescale one for me but no one could match cases red stag.


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Comment by Robert Burris on May 20, 2013 at 18:07

Lee, I'm a big fan of stag too. The thing alot of people forget, is there's alot of different types of stag. Some is better than others and more expensive. Just because a knife producer says a knife is made with stag, doesn't mean it's made out of Sambar Stag. There is Elk stag, Whitetail stag, European stag and Axis stag. Probably alot more than that. I enjoy almost all of it but some makes a better knife handle than others. Just the ramblings of an old Cajun.

Comment by Chuck Parham on May 19, 2013 at 18:47

To me, Stag has a more "back to your roots" appeal. I've seen some very pretty stag but I've yet to see ugly stag.

Comment by Jan Carter on May 19, 2013 at 18:43

Stag that has been carried just becomes more beautiful.  To me, most stag is gorgeous  


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Comment by Craig Henry on May 19, 2013 at 17:37

Stag is traditional, beautiful and tough. Some people just like certain types, but I like all types of "bark" rough or smooth. And then there's "second cut" stag, that I like a lot too even though it is "jigged". 

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