SOG Specialty Knives & Tools LLC announced a number of new knives for 2016. Here is an overview of several of the knives that have been introduced.
The Quake is a full size folding knife with a 3.5″ blade made of VG-10 steel. The blade has a straight edge with a clip point, and it is 0.126″ thick. SOG uses a button lock on the Quake knife. The handle is made of aluminum and has a flat dark earth (FDE) finish. The belt clip is reversible. The company uses an assisted opening design called S.A.T. This knife weighs 5.8 ounces and has a suggested retail price of $191.
A larger version of the Quake knife above, the XL model features a 4.5″ long blade made of the same VG-10 steel. The XL blade also has a straight edge and clip point. As with the smaller knife, the Quake XL has an assisted opening device and push button lock. The MSRP on this knife is $229.
The new Zoom knife features a 3.6″ long straight edge blade with a drop point. The blade is made of S30V steel. For this model, SOG uses an aluminum handle with a carbon fiber insert. The handle has stainless steel liners, is contoured for the hand and is grey in color. The pocket clip is reversible. SOG lists this knife at $229.