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SOG KIKU Limited Edition 7.5" OU-31 Steel Blade, Green Canvas Micarta Handle

Part Number: SOGKU01
Manufacturer: SOG Knives

Discontinued

This product is no longer available
SOGKU01: SOG KIKU
SOG Knives

SOG Knives describes this item as follows:

When SOG inspiration meets master craftsmanship, a true work of art is born!

The SOG KIKU, a "reverse collaboration" by custom knife maker Kikuo Matsuda of Kiku Knives. Inspired by the iconic SOG design, this limited edition blade will only be available in 100 pieces, 3 per month.

Featuring a mirror polished blade with double bevel lines and grinds, Green Canvas Micarta handle, and OU-31 steel. OU-31 steel It is a micro fine steel made by Nippon Koshuha Steel Co., Ltd. It features high hardness, HRc 64, and is 3 times tougher than that of D2. Reported to have 10 times longer edge holding than ATS-34 according to cutting tests.

Also includes Leather sheath and presentation box.

Specifications
  • Blade Length: 7.5"
  • Overall Length: 12.5"
  • Weight: 21 oz.
  • Edge Type: Straight
  • Steel: OU-31
  • Handle: Green Canvas Micarta
  • Finish: Polished
  • Includes: Leather Sheath
  • Made in Japan
*Reverse Collaboration is where a manufacturer works closely with a custom maker to produce a limited number of knives in the style of the manufacturer. This will provide a set of guaranteed orders for the custom maker while also elevating his stature in the cutlery world. The manufacturer also gains stature by working with the custom maker and can sell knives to markets and buyers that would not normally buy that makers products.
Leather Sheath
Leather Sheath
Leather is known for its durability and traditional appeal. When compared to kydex it is preferred for its silence when bumped against other objects, as well as blade retention.
Made in Japan
Made in Japan
The exotic steel Capital of the World, Japan produces and innovates some of the best products, from pocket to kitchen knives and everything in between.
Micarta Handles
Micarta Handles
Similar to G10, Micarta is a a compressed layered composite which instead of using fiberglass, uses fiber compounds of any type of create a strong, attractive material that is impervious to water.

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