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SOG Large Kiku Fixed 5.6" Black Plain Blade, Linen Green Micarta Handles (KU-2012)

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Part Number: SOGKU2012
Manufacturer: SOG Knives
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SOGKU2012: KU-2012 Large Kiku Fixed Blade, Black TiNi
SOG Knives
Sometimes a folding knife comes along that is just begging to be made as a fixed blade. For SOG it was the Kiku.
This fixed blade beauty is a version of the popular folding collaboration between SOG and legendary Japanese knife maker Kiku Matsuda. Features a rugged linen micarta handle, molded hard nylon sheath, and full tang construction.

Building upon SOG’s long tradition of honoring Japanese knife makers, these fixed-blade Kikus use the collaborative design talents of SOG and Kiku Matsuda, one of the foremost tactical knife designers in Japan. SOG and Master Kiku Matsuda have won awards on collaborations before, and this knife should turn heads, too. The elegant linen micarta handle is rugged and easy to clean, while the AUS-8 stainless steel blade is set up for years of reliable service.
  • Full Tang Construction
  • Hard Nylon Sheath
  • Collaboration Between Kikuo Matsuda & SOG Design Team
  • Blade Length: 5.6"
  • Thickness: 0.20"
  • Overall Length: 10.76"
  • Weight: 11.2 oz.
  • Blade Steel: AUS-8 Stainless Steel, 56-58HRC
  • Finish: Hardcased Black TiNi
  • Handle: Linen Micarta
  • Country of Origin: Taiwan
AUS-8 Stainless Steel
AUS-8 Stainless Steel
A very widely used EDC steel, AUS-8 can take a very nice edge while also maintaining moderate edge holding and corrosion resistance properties.
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.
3.667 (3 reviews)
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5 out of 5
Sep 18, 2014
not for disputing
sorry Wayne this is not the place to dispute because is not a forum but I must say you are wrong: this is not a camp knife but a combat knife. It is very very specialized knife for a job and it do at best! I make outdoor since I was a baby more than 40 years ago and I know what is a camp knife, what is a skinning knife and what is a combat knife and they are different.
1 out of 5
Auckland, Other
Sep 06, 2014
safe queen
It's indeed a beautiful knife, a fantastic display piece. I personally would never bring it with me into the wood/bush/field. The con-curved edge makes it impossible to sharpen in the field. A good bushcraft knife? No! it's hollow grind. A good fighter/defensive knife? No! too thick, slow you down.
5 out of 5
May 27, 2014
Pros: Blade Sharpness, Sheath/Scabbard, Handle Material, Blade Material, Materials, Weight, Overall Quality, Finish
Cons: None
best combat knife
best combat knife IN THE WORLD, period !!!! Could be perfect if it is made in 154CM or VG10 but, honestly, it is very difficult to make better.
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