1. Welcome to Oklahoma Shooters Association! Join today, registration is easy!

    You can register using your Google, Facebook, or Twitter account, just click here.

McCroskey Custom Knives

Discussion in 'Knives' started by MrShooter, Dec 11, 2016.

  1. MrShooter

    MrShooter Sharpshooter

    Messages:
    4,150
    Likes Received:
    370
    Joined:
    Oct 20, 2010
    Location:
    Oklahoma
    Rating
    100%
    I recently found out how important an incredibly sharp is for processing multiple game animals. I'm use to buying buck knives, cheap academy sports blades, etc for this task.

    I'm about to place an order for a pro skinner from dave. Is this the best bang for the buck? I need a very very sharp blade that stays sharp through a year's worth of deer.
     
  2. dennishoddy

    dennishoddy Sharpshooter

    Messages:
    57,170
    Likes Received:
    9,789
    Joined:
    Dec 9, 2008
    Location:
    Ponca City Ok
    Rating
    100%
    I have the elk skinner.
    Skinned 3 elk and a couple of deer with it. Still shaving sharp, but since I was in Stillwater, dropped by his house for a touch up.
     
  3. Okie4570

    Okie4570 Moderator Staff Member

    Moderator
    Messages:
    13,660
    Likes Received:
    2,677
    Joined:
    Nov 28, 2010
    Location:
    NWOK
    Rating
    100%
    Had and elk built for myself and a friend/landowner, awesome knives.
    [​IMG]
     
    dennishoddy likes this.
  4. DRC458

    DRC458 Sharpshooter

    Supporter
    Messages:
    4,309
    Likes Received:
    863
    Joined:
    Mar 1, 2006
    Location:
    Enid, OK.
    Rating
    100%
    I've got an elk and the straight trapper. It would be worth your while to make a trip to Stillwater and talk FTF with Dave. Tell him what you want the knife for, what you expect of it, and he will tell you what your best choice would be. If you get the Elk, he custom makes the grips to fit your hand, and I'm sure he would measure your hand while you were there. Besides which, you will get a real kick out of talking with him! I assume you have looked over his web site?!?!?!?!
     
    dennishoddy likes this.
  5. MrShooter

    MrShooter Sharpshooter

    Messages:
    4,150
    Likes Received:
    370
    Joined:
    Oct 20, 2010
    Location:
    Oklahoma
    Rating
    100%
    Definitely, I sent him an email and he got back with me very quick. I'm gonna give him a call tomorrow and place an order.
     
    dennishoddy likes this.
  6. adluginb

    adluginb Sharpshooter

    Messages:
    3,045
    Likes Received:
    33
    Joined:
    Mar 7, 2008
    Location:
    Tulsa
    Rating
    100%
    I've bought two from him, very sharp and nice Knives.
     
  7. Mechanicalmehem

    Mechanicalmehem Sharpshooter

    Messages:
    755
    Likes Received:
    1
    Joined:
    Aug 3, 2010
    Location:
    Moore
    His knivesare spectacular, l9ok8ng at buying another right now...
     
  8. MrShooter

    MrShooter Sharpshooter

    Messages:
    4,150
    Likes Received:
    370
    Joined:
    Oct 20, 2010
    Location:
    Oklahoma
    Rating
    100%
    Ordered 2 elks! Getting em Tuesday
     
    dennishoddy likes this.
  9. DRC458

    DRC458 Sharpshooter

    Supporter
    Messages:
    4,309
    Likes Received:
    863
    Joined:
    Mar 1, 2006
    Location:
    Enid, OK.
    Rating
    100%
    Excellent! WOW! That's fast!
     
  10. MrShooter

    MrShooter Sharpshooter

    Messages:
    4,150
    Likes Received:
    370
    Joined:
    Oct 20, 2010
    Location:
    Oklahoma
    Rating
    100%
    He really sounded like a nice guy. I'm looking forward to Tuesday and the next time I order. He seems like the hidden gem of the custom knife world.
     

Share This Page