Pros: Sheath/Scabbard, Handle Material, Blade Material, Materials, Weight, Overall Quality, Blade Sharpness
Cons: Finish, None
Best "Bang" for Your Buck.
I wanted to add my 2 cents. I purchased this product almost two years ago & I can't thinkof a better tool to have. On arrival the edge angle was horrible. But if you have experience w/Ontario products, then some persistence & know how about sharpening your blades by hand, then it shouldn't be a huge obstacle to get slicing. I love the top heavy feel w/this large knife. The 1/4 inch thickness makes chopping through limbs/joints while butchering, tree limbs, batoning through processed stove logs into skinnier pieces easy. Romping through the woods w/this @ my side gives me comfort. And to those people w/weak wrists that like "light" blades then this blade isn't for you. The 1095 steel is tempered nicely & is very easy to maintain out in the dry climate in Arizona & you don't need the black oxide coating much out here. Besides some mods I did to the blade, I didn't change much & sheath was outstanding quality. Buy this if you want a USA made workhorse & you can handle large beefy blades.