Is case stag getting hard to find again?

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Is case stag getting hard to find again?

Postby sedona » Thu Dec 01, 2016 9:03 pm

A man that I buy most of my knives from told me 2 weeks ago that he wouldn't be able to get any more case stag mini copperlocks in the near future.He said that he could still get some of the smaller knives though.I asked him if there is or was going to be another embargo on sambar stag like 10 or 15 years ago and he really didn't know.Has anyone else heard of this?Thank you

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Re: Is case stag getting hard to find again?

Postby peanut740 » Fri Dec 02, 2016 2:45 am

I don't think there has been any stag imported for several years.
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Re: Is case stag getting hard to find again?

Postby XX Case XX » Mon Dec 05, 2016 2:10 am

I guess it depends on what "era" Case Stag you're referring to. Modern Case Stag might be harder to find though I have not heard anything about it. If you're referring to older Case Stag knives, they're everywhere. I don't have any trouble finding those for sale. You just have to know where to look.

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Re: Is case stag getting hard to find again?

Postby gsmith7158 » Mon Dec 05, 2016 12:00 pm

A lot of the knife making supply sites have no stock listed under sambar stag.
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Re: Is case stag getting hard to find again?

Postby rea1eye » Mon Dec 05, 2016 2:44 pm

I did a short time google search for what is is worth- did not see any new embargo on stag.

There may still be a shortage though........

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Re: Is case stag getting hard to find again?

Postby sedona » Tue Dec 06, 2016 1:04 am

I was referring to buying new stag knives. I got a hold of a man that makes custom knives and he told me in 1997 there was a brief time that he could get stag but since then there has been an embargo.The man I buy my case stag knives from told me last month that he only had a few larger stag knives like the mini copperlock and when they were gone he would only be able to get smaller stag knives.

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Re: Is case stag getting hard to find again?

Postby Lansky1 » Tue Sep 19, 2017 11:54 am

I've always been curious ... Sambar stag is imported from asia ... with all the white-tail and mule deer we have here in the USA, is there a technical reason domestic deer stag horn can't be used for knife making ? Is it softer or not as colorful or "gnarly" as sambar ? It just seems we have a practically unlimited resource that isn't used ... ::shrug::
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Re: Is case stag getting hard to find again?

Postby TripleF » Tue Sep 19, 2017 12:21 pm

Always some on ebay.
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Re: Is case stag getting hard to find again?

Postby jerryd6818 » Tue Sep 19, 2017 12:39 pm

John, American Elk was used on the 2012 annual knife and White Tail Deer was used on the 2011 annual knife so they can, have been and still are used as handles. Some folks don't think the Elk, White Tail and European Red Deer antlers have as much character as the Asian Sambar Stag.
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Re: Is case stag getting hard to find again?

Postby QTCut5 » Tue Sep 19, 2017 2:12 pm

Lansky1 wrote:I've always been curious ... Sambar stag is imported from asia ... with all the white-tail and mule deer we have here in the USA, is there a technical reason domestic deer stag horn can't be used for knife making ? Is it softer or not as colorful or "gnarly" as sambar ? It just seems we have a practically unlimited resource that isn't used ... ::shrug::

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