Any SOG Bowie users?? Opinions???

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  1. Lee C.

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    Hey all, anyone here have any experience with the sog Bowie or similar knives? I've been lusting after the original sog bowieso long I forwarded when it started. Seems like a great choice for me. I'd like to here about your experiences first though... thanks guys...
     
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    Similar sog nw ranger. Aus8. I took it with me to the woods for a week. Batonned lots of 3 to 4 foot long branches 3 to 5 inch diameter because everything was wet. False edge on the clip point was hard on the baton but the knife is still solid with factory edge. They could have started the edge closer to the guard for my preference. The jumping on the spine for your thumb is sharper than it needs to be. but it is a solid knife by same company. Mine is several years old
     
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    I had a Sog Tech Bowie back in the late 80s? It was one of the Seki City Japan made blades and back then they were VERY good quality knives...I have not owned a Sog in near to 20 years now, I traded the Tech Bowie to a knife guy I knew for some late 80s Blackjack Knives items...

    Its the only knife I ever traded that I wish I'd kept..... but to be honest, I still love those 3 Blackjacks so..... not sure I could pick between them....

    I just don't know enough about their newer production stuff man, but back in the day, they were solid gold....
     
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    I'm leaning strongly towards either the 6 1/2" leather washer original model,or perhaps the tech model you mentioned... I really think I prefer the original look though. I've wanted that knife since.... ?? Sometime in 80s or whenever. Just seems to really appeals to me.
     
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    I have had several sog knives, not the Bowie though. Anything that I have seen that came from seki, was excellent quality. I have a Coleman trapper knife from seki that is every bit as good as the USA made ones I have.
     
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    Look for the oldest one you can find/afford,
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    You won't be disappointed,
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    This is not the Bowie, it is the Super Bowie. But the Bowie will treat you well.
     
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    I have a CPM 3V Barky/Vehement and its really something to behold and hold. I previously owned the Sog tech 2 bowie in AUS 8. I mostly used them for fondling so no opinion as workers.
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    I would love to have one of these if they didn't have the finger ridges on the bottom of the handle. I'd like it to be smooth all the way around.
     
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    Have a tech 2 I have beat on for 20 something years and it has held up fine,handle was so chewed up I put another on there.
     
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    Thats why I sanded them off of mine.
     

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