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Review Request: SOG Recon Government

Jan 13, 1999
I'm interested in a good carbon-steel backpacking knife. Cold Steel Bush Ranger seems like a good choice, but I don't like the coating.

Does anyone own a SOG Recon Gov? If so, please lend me your thoughts on the out-of-box sharpness, edge-holding, and handle ergonomics. I've owned a SOG SEAL before, like everything except the lousy 440A steel.

No, I was never lost. But I was mighty bewildered one time for three days.

--- Daniel Boone

[This message has been edited by tallwingedgoat (edited 02 May 1999).]