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Old May 11, 2020, 07:23 PM   #1
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Anybody Else Like Elk Stag Grips?

This is my first COVID-era gun-related purchase in over 8 weeks...
That's the longest "dry spell" of not buying any gun accessories or ammo since I was a teenager...
And that was a loooooooooong time ago...


But I think I made up for the wait in style.

Anyway, I do like Elk Stag grips, and this set called out to me:




I think they look really sharp on my Ruger Old Army. Now I can't wait to get it over to the range and have other shooters oogle over them -- from 6 feet away, of course.




This Old Army was heavily modified many years ago with:
* A handmade partridge front sight
* A Millet full-blade rear sight
* A Smooth trigger blade (filed away the grooves)
* A trigger stop added (between trigger plunger & spring)
* A 5/16" rammer extension (for target loads)
* Treso Ampco Bronze nipples
* An action job with 3# trigger pull

The grips are the latest addition, and the only change I can think of now is to shoot it MORE!

Tight groups.

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Old May 11, 2020, 09:09 PM   #2
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Not so much on guns but I like them on trapper knives. They look really nice and natural on the Old Army.
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Old May 12, 2020, 11:41 AM   #3
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I like stag too

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Old May 12, 2020, 06:11 PM   #4
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I like stag but mine are imitation just like the revolver.

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Old May 12, 2020, 06:47 PM   #5
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I like stag on knives and all pistols.

Especially knives:
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Old May 17, 2020, 05:23 PM   #6
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Elk is beautiful, as is ram.
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Old October 22, 2020, 08:55 PM   #7
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That looks more like sambar stag than elk stag. I prefer sambar.
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Old October 22, 2020, 09:58 PM   #8
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I have a set on my Single Six. I realize they are a tiny bit too long, but I don't mind.
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Old October 23, 2020, 10:48 PM   #9
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I have one set on a 1911, another set on a Single Six, and these on a pair of .45acp Vaqueros I picked up a few months ago.
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Old October 24, 2020, 10:18 AM   #10
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Works of art !!!

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Anybody Else Like Elk Stag Grips?
Absolutely and stag grips on anything, really look great. Just plain bone and dried blood, that mother-nature turned into a work of art. I make antler tip nipple-picks as well as crown buttons. .....

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Old November 6, 2020, 06:29 PM   #11
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Elk is great, ram is even better.
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Old November 7, 2020, 09:46 AM   #12
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Good for better grip; especially if your hands get wet.
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Old January 10, 2021, 10:39 AM   #13
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If you can't afford genuine stag grips the old Jay Scott grips might work for you. I have a set waiting for my next Ruger Single-Six or Wrangler.

The only Knife I have with a stag handle is my Brusletto puukko from Norway.
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Old January 11, 2021, 12:14 PM   #14
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Old January 12, 2021, 05:53 PM   #15
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All of these just look like stag to me (except those Jay Scott things), but I'm no expert. Elk is usually browner/grayer than stag. Maybe it's just lighting? But I love the look!
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Old January 12, 2021, 07:39 PM   #16
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What's in a name ??? !!!!

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All of these just look like stag to me (except those Jay Scott things),
Stag has been used pretty much as a generic name, Just like everyone has a "Skillsaw" even though some are made by B&D or Craftsman. Awhile back some ne posted a picture of a revolver with stag grips even though they were made from the shovel section of a Bull Moose. ......

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Old January 13, 2021, 08:11 AM   #17
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Those Jay Scott grips are reminiscent of the plastic stag Great Western used in the 50's.
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Old January 13, 2021, 08:53 PM   #18
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Does anything look bad with stag grips?
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Old January 14, 2021, 11:40 AM   #19
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Not the grips fault !!!

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Does anything look bad with stag grips?
Glocks and most "other" plastic guns. ......

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Sorry forgot about those things. I don't have any plastic guns. But you are right, stag grips on a synthetic would be bad, and a waste of money.
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Old January 14, 2021, 04:08 PM   #21
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Glocks and most "other" plastic guns. ......

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How would you install them?
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Old January 14, 2021, 05:02 PM   #22
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Duct tape?
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