Pros: Handle Feel, Weight, Ease of Opening, None
Cons: Handle Material, Overall Quality, Blade Sharpness
Solid, Beefy, Dimensions are not as described.....
Just got this in. I like the overall design, but I am disappointed in the build /QA topics. At $20, it's a great price, but if I had paid full price I would be returning it. The G10 handles are fine, but the Bolster area on one side is very flawed/gouged/pitted and shouldn't have been installed. The blade dimensions on this unit ARE NOT 4-3/8', more like 4" handle to tip, with the ACTUAL serration and regular edge cutting length measurement of 3 1/2" (first tooth to blade tip). The serration could have started closer to the handle area; on this one you lose about a half an inch of actual blade surface. Also, the blade grind is pitted and not even, which means it tears instead of slices. I can clean that up with my stones though. Not huge issues, but I was expecting it to be as advertised. The A-OK assist is very nice, the chassis is strong and lockup is very good. No side to side play in the blade area and the knife is lighter than I expected it to be on such a beefy knife. Flicking it open is way easier than the time it takes to use the thumb assist. There have been complaints on the screws being brittle, these look fair, but I don't plan on taking this thing apart to test that theory.