1) They removed the steel liners on the handle, thus lightening it to 4oz, and still holding 235lbs of static weight.
Originally Posted by bladeboss
3) SOG stands for Studies/Observations Group, which was a big thing in Vietnam. Now, moved their whole operation to China, and are charging a mint for the blades. I think they feel cheap, and the excessive blade play that folks are talking about, falls under the cheap category.
These are my opinions, ya'll, nothing more.
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