Review: SOG Flash I – My Favorite EDC

by jack on May 11, 2011

Knife, wallet, phone.  I always have at least these three things on my person, and more times than not, the knife is a SOG Flash I.  It’s light, it’s durable, and in two years of service …it hasn’t failed me yet.  Needless to say, this review is a positive one.  Check out the video and hot list below for the details.

HOT LIST

First Impression – High Quality: tight, sturdy, light

Role – Everyday Carry (EDC)

Size – Blade: 2.5”, Closed: 3.25”

Weight – 1.3 oz.

Ease of Use – Deploys nicely, Easy to control, Can close with one hand due to an efficient blade release mechanism

Comfort – Very comfortable, Good size, Ergonomic

Quality – AUS 8 steel (Hardness Rating 57-58), Built solid, Great design

Design/Features – Great Design: Speedy deployment, Handle has excellent grip, Simple – out of the way – safety, Well designed blade release, Great clip

Carry Case – None

Price – Amazon – $44

Overall Impression – Great quality, Great design, A shame that it can’t be purchased at the big retail outlets (ie. Walmart, Target)

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