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Where are SOG's made?

Discussion in 'SOG Specialty Knives' started by Applejacks, Sep 7, 2007.

  1. garth348

    garth348

    86
    Jun 25, 2007
    Where is the kilowatt made? I think I missed it when I was reading about it.
     
  2. Chris@SOG

    [email protected] Moderator Moderator

    903
    Oct 21, 2003
    In regards to starting production in Taiwan. Yes, we did it as a cost saving measure that brings our product in line with where market trends are going and makes the knives available to a wider audience.

    As for guaranteeing craftsmanship and QC. Every batch of knives is inspected, QC'd and tested when it arrives here and is then packaged and shipped out. Also, we have the same Lifetime warranty on the products made in Taiwan as the Japanese made knives. That should tell you something about what we think of the quality of these knives.

    Hope this answers your question.

    For garth348 - The Kilowatt is made in Taiwan.
     
  3. Applejacks

    Applejacks Banned BANNED

    548
    Dec 9, 2006
    Twitch... made where?
     
  4. Bazzaa

    Bazzaa

    26
    Sep 6, 2007
    Nothing wrong with that!


    It does, I for one am happy with that - thanks Chris. But I'm still gonna black-out any Taiwan stamps if I see them on the 3 blades I have in the mail...

    Sorry Taiwan, but this is a consumer trend!
     
  5. Chris@SOG

    [email protected] Moderator Moderator

    903
    Oct 21, 2003
    Twitch are USA. Sorry missed that one.
     
  6. bigocean

    bigocean

    226
    Jul 25, 2006
    I wonder how long it'd take, before people stop having prejudice against products made in Taiwan... things made in Japan used to be perceived as being no good... look at them now! :D

    Bazzaa,

    My dear countryman... I don't think the knives you ordered will be stamped/marked Taiwan at all...

    My Seal Pup Elite(Made in Taiwan) isn't...
     
  7. Bazzaa

    Bazzaa

    26
    Sep 6, 2007
    LOL! Sure enough mate! Just years of bad experiences with their products throughout Africa (then again, this is where they dump all their most worthless crap). Anyhow, my oppinion does not count much - give me two weeks to return home and I'll put my newly acquired blades through their paces. Alas, I might have a point to prove so I might work them a bit harder than usual. If they don't turn into the south-side of a north bound camel - then I'll post my belated apologies!

    PS: bigocean - good luck with the world cup, you know you gonna get whipped by the Springboks in the end!
     
  8. Team Leader made in?
     
  9. bigocean

    bigocean

    226
    Jul 25, 2006
    The Duratech version, I believe is made in the USA... the AUS8 (was 440c) version...don't know...Chris?

    Bazzaa,

    I might be wearing the Wallaby kit, but I'm a Springbok at heart... :D
     
  10. Culpeper

    Culpeper Banned BANNED

    Jul 1, 2007
    I think I read something about that somewhere.
     
  11. Seva D.

    Seva D.

    4
    Sep 8, 2007
  12. Applejacks

    Applejacks Banned BANNED

    548
    Dec 9, 2006
    Awesome. Thank you!
     
  13. Fletcher Knives

    Fletcher Knives STEEL BREATHING BLADE MAESTRO Moderator

    Aug 30, 2007
    Springbok...foowy!
    ALLBLACKS!!!!!!
     
  14. Bazzaa

    Bazzaa

    26
    Sep 6, 2007
    Hey Bigocean - how about a new blade test review - how to use a SOG to gut a kiwi in less than half a slice? Mind you it wont work - Kiwi's are gutless!?
     
  15. Fletcher Knives

    Fletcher Knives STEEL BREATHING BLADE MAESTRO Moderator

    Aug 30, 2007
    HAHAHA! Good jab. My emotional nose is bleeding.
     
  16. BubbaGanew

    BubbaGanew

    233
    Oct 29, 2005
  17. Bazzaa

    Bazzaa

    26
    Sep 6, 2007
    O Bubba! you had to go and drop the bomb now... I dont read hieroglyphics but that sticker on the last photo is just plain scary! It MUST be a fake!
     
  18. bigocean

    bigocean

    226
    Jul 25, 2006
    Ummm Bubba, its a sticker! XD

    Its says: "貼紙上印著 "Handcrafted in Taiwan"~"

    Translation: Printed on the sticker is "Handcrafted in Taiwan"

    Doesn't look fake to me. Apart from the sticker... it look exactly like mine:confused:
     
  19. Strobengh

    Strobengh

    622
    Dec 15, 2006
    Where are the Flash's made (flash II to be specific)?
     
  20. Bazzaa

    Bazzaa

    26
    Sep 6, 2007
    Ouch - maybe, just perhaps, you've got a uhm... Nah, can't be! I'm sure part of SOG's US incoming QC is to remove the sticker prior to shipping out to clients!:D
     

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