Some New for 2020 SOG News.

Discussion in 'SOG Specialty Knives' started by GCG199, Jan 1, 2020.

  1. GIRLYmann

    GIRLYmann

    Nov 7, 2005
    thanks for the heads up!
    but urgh... ok, maybe a meh.
     
  2. GCG199

    GCG199

    Apr 26, 2001
    I think they have done some good updates of previous models with the XR lock.

    There should be more new products shown at the 2020 SHOT Show in the third week of January.
     
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  3. GIRLYmann

    GIRLYmann

    Nov 7, 2005
    fingers tightly crossed then...
    i honestly would like to give them a try.
    but finding it awfully hard to like
    something that doesn't quite give
    out instant cupid vibes.
    i really can't make out the styling
    direction of their folders.
    understandably they have ditched
    the ancient 'nam sog roots.
    so is it uber urban, modern gents,
    cyberpunk, perhaps ??!
    because they appear highly unusual
    to the point of being an aquired taste.
    maybe its just me out of sync with
    the futuristic vision of sog's folders :)
     
  4. The Whip

    The Whip

    635
    Jan 28, 2007
    I think SOG, like a lot of established knife companies, is having trouble navigating the new trend toward knives as functional pocket jewelry. How far do you go trying to satisfy people's desire for variety--colors, handle materials, blade steels? How do you successfully market to soldiers, cops, farmers, hikers, and hipsters? I have no idea! I feel sorry for the marketing folks trying to keep up with fickle audiences.

    -Steve
     
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  5. GCG199

    GCG199

    Apr 26, 2001
    Yes, the knife industry has expanded quite a bit since the 1970s.
     
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  6. craytab

    craytab Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 26, 2012
    Just from that article, I'm not impressed. I'll be curious to see what they have at shot and also the street prices.
     
  7. goldie

    goldie

    Feb 18, 2000
    The seal xr and terminus are the best new sogs to come around in years they should work off those 2 models ...
     
  8. craytab

    craytab Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 26, 2012
    I watched the shot BHQ video and remain unimpressed with SOG's new stuff and seeming direction.
     
  9. Zephyr One/Zero

    Zephyr One/Zero

    451
    May 13, 2007
    I lost interest in SOG years ago, and nothing recently, seems to have changed my mind.
     

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