Pros: Blade Material, Lock Type, Overall Quality, Pocket Clip, Lock Ease of Use, Weight, Ease of Opening, Blade Sharpness
Cons: Handle Feel, Handle Material, None
This is my EDC and I use it for everything from cutting open boxes to hacking back stray pricker bush branches up to 1/2" while walking around my property . I have been using it for over a year now and it's held up well. Blade holds a nice edge through a good amount of use and the black coating on the blade is barely worn down.I do agree with the other two reviewers that the handle material is not the best. Handed mine to a friend and told him to use the spine to tap a bolt into a slightly too tight hole. He used the handle area instead. First tap, and bam!!! Found out the handles are hollow. I needed to send it in for repairs anyway.Reason for repairs were the handle cracking and the springs that hold the locking stud in it's upright position failed. This caused unintentional openings and closings (my index finger has a new scar to prove the latter). Sent it in for repairs and got it back ASAP and as good as new.Looking foward to purchasing the new Contego, but if you don't want to spend that much dough this is the best EDC for the money!!!