Tuna Valley still alive!

The Tuna Valley Cutlery Company was an old Pennsylvania brand that was resurrected by Perry Miller in 2007. Perry had several patterns produced by GEC under this name in the later 2000s. In 2012, Daniels Family Knives purchased the Tuna Valley Cutlery name & working stock. Production has since resumed under the direction of Ken Daniels (co-founder of Great Eastern Cutlery) and his son Ryan Daniels.
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Re: Tuna Valley still alive!

Post by 1967redrider » Thu Nov 28, 2019 11:49 pm

Anyone know if these Phoenix Jacks were ever released? ::shrug::
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Re: Tuna Valley still alive!

Post by Log Cabin Knives » Fri Nov 29, 2019 4:13 am

1967redrider wrote:
Thu Nov 28, 2019 11:49 pm
Anyone know if these Phoenix Jacks were ever released? ::shrug::
Howdy RR, I called them about a month ago and left a message with no return call. I then checked a couple of the distributor sites and found nothing. Let me know if you discover any in your search. ::shrug:: LCK

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Re: Tuna Valley still alive!

Post by 1967redrider » Fri Nov 29, 2019 2:11 pm

Log Cabin Knives wrote:
Fri Nov 29, 2019 4:13 am
1967redrider wrote:
Thu Nov 28, 2019 11:49 pm
Anyone know if these Phoenix Jacks were ever released? ::shrug::
Howdy RR, I called them about a month ago and left a message with no return call. I then checked a couple of the distributor sites and found nothing. Let me know if you discover any in your search. ::shrug:: LCK
Thanks for the info! I've been checking the authorized distributors with no success. ::shrug::
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You're going to look awfully silly with that knife sticking out of your @#$. -Clint Eastwood, High Plains Drifter

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Re: Tuna Valley still alive!

Post by Rookie » Fri Nov 29, 2019 2:28 pm

I spoke with Ryan a few weeks ago. They still are not finished, but he said they are still in the works, and will be released as soon as they are finished. No ETA though.
I collect Tuna Valley knives, and NKCA Youth knife prototypes.

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Re: Tuna Valley still alive!

Post by 1967redrider » Fri Nov 29, 2019 2:30 pm

Rookie wrote:
Fri Nov 29, 2019 2:28 pm
I spoke with Ryan a few weeks ago. They still are not finished, but he said they are still in the works, and will be released as soon as they are finished. No ETA though.

Thanks! ::handshake::
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You're going to look awfully silly with that knife sticking out of your @#$. -Clint Eastwood, High Plains Drifter

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Re: Tuna Valley still alive!

Post by 1967redrider » Sun Jan 26, 2020 12:46 am

How about now? ::shrug::
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Re: Tuna Valley still alive!

Post by peanut740 » Sat Feb 01, 2020 2:06 am

I saw on a trademark site that Ryan doesn't own the Tuna Valley name.
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Re: Tuna Valley still alive!

Post by edge213 » Sat Feb 01, 2020 2:25 am

peanut740 wrote:
Sat Feb 01, 2020 2:06 am
I saw on a trademark site that Ryan doesn't own the Tuna Valley name.
Interesting. The last time I talked with him he said he did.
That was the summer of 2019.
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Re: Tuna Valley still alive!

Post by peanut740 » Sat Feb 01, 2020 2:56 am

David Mullins since 2017.
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Re: Tuna Valley still alive!

Post by Rookie » Sat Feb 01, 2020 3:53 am

As far as I know, Dave Mullins owned the name with Perry Miller when it was revived in 2007. When Perry died, Dave kept full ownership. He gave the licensing rights to the Daniels to make the knives, but Dave has always kept the actual ownership and trademark of the name.
I collect Tuna Valley knives, and NKCA Youth knife prototypes.

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Re: Tuna Valley still alive!

Post by Dinadan » Sat Feb 01, 2020 3:35 pm

Rookie wrote:
Sat Feb 01, 2020 3:53 am
As far as I know, Dave Mullins owned the name with Perry Miller when it was revived in 2007. When Perry died, Dave kept full ownership. He gave the licensing rights to the Daniels to make the knives, but Dave has always kept the actual ownership and trademark of the name.
Interesting info. Now, imagine collectors fifty years from now trying to figure out the how and the what of Tuna Valley brand.
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Re: Tuna Valley still alive!

Post by 1967redrider » Sat Feb 01, 2020 3:37 pm

Dinadan wrote:
Sat Feb 01, 2020 3:35 pm
Rookie wrote:
Sat Feb 01, 2020 3:53 am
As far as I know, Dave Mullins owned the name with Perry Miller when it was revived in 2007. When Perry died, Dave kept full ownership. He gave the licensing rights to the Daniels to make the knives, but Dave has always kept the actual ownership and trademark of the name.
Interesting info. Now, imagine collectors fifty years from now trying to figure out the how and the what of Tuna Valley brand.
It's a good thing we're here to keep the records straight. ::super_happy:: ::tu::
Pocket, fixed, machete, axe, it's all good!

You're going to look awfully silly with that knife sticking out of your @#$. -Clint Eastwood, High Plains Drifter

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