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Kiku - Black - Large Folding Knife

Hardcased Black TiNi      Tanto      Straight


An official production collaboration between SOG and Kiku Matsuda, The Kiku Folder is the first folding knife designed the renowned Japanese knife maker.

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Product Weight 7.00 oz Blade Length 4.6"
Blade Thickness 0.16" UPC 7-29857-99971-7
Country of Origin Taiwan Locking Mechanism Linerlock
Belt Clip Type Reversible Low-Carry Engravable Yes
Finish Hardcased Black TiNi Edge Type Straight
Blade Steel Type AUS-8 Blade Shape Tanto
Hardness Rc. 56-58 Handle Material Linen Micarta
Handle Color Green    
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Building upon SOG’s long tradition of honoring Japanese knife makers, SOG and Kiku Matsuda, one of the most famous blade grinders in Japan, collaborated to produce this line of Kiku Folders. After decades of experience in blade grinding and making fixed blade knives, Matsuda, with the production assistance from SOG, designed and created his first folding knife. As one of the foremost tactical knife designers in Japan, Matsuda and SOG have won awards on collaborations before with the SOG Kiku Fixed Blade. 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.

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    Kiku - Black - Large Folding Knife is rated 4.666666666666667 out of 5 by 24.
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Highly recommend this knife to anyone The shape and overall appearance is superb. The handles are a nice touch also. My only complaint is the pocket clip. I would prefer it to be on the opposite end, that way it would be more of one handed instant opening.
    Date published: 2016-09-08
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Love... Ive now had this knife for about 3 or 4 years and i still love this badboy. Just looks alone, gorgeous. Love the hefty weight and handle size for my big hands. Only thing i didnt like is the edge seems to chip fairly easy, not crazy chips but noticeable (i do not use it for chopping, strictly cutting ). Sog is amazing, forever my favorite brand.
    Date published: 2016-07-25
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great size Have carried this knife daily for about 6 months. It's a big tough knife, not bad to sharpen. My favorite thing about it, the handles, great traction for your hand in about any grip position.
    Date published: 2016-06-16
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from I love this knife. This is the sickest knife I have ever owned. If you like the style, get one. It is well worth it.
    Date published: 2016-02-14
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from High quality, intuitive, unique I purchased the large Kiku folding for my friend's Xmas present. After receiving it, I was loathe to part with it. He loves it: super smooth action, the grip is comfortable in any direction held. The blade is beautiful, solid, sharp out of the box, and highly versatile. A+. I wish that there were more made!
    Date published: 2015-12-18
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Alarming I bought this knife probably 8 months ago and am still in love. This knife is fantastic, does everything I want it to with exceptional ability. That being said, if you're looking for an everyday carry, and want to not be gawked at this is probably not going to be your first choice. The looks I get from non-knife people are incredulous at best, but everyone I know who likes knifes wants one immediately. As a person with small hands this knife can take a while to get used to, but in no way is it to large to handle. As with anything you get used to the size and really appreciate the big blade. All in all fantastic quality and definitely worth the purchase.
    Date published: 2015-12-07
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from All around great! I have had a SOG of one type or another for years. It's just part of my daily attire, and I'm not about to change that. I have never replaced one as a result of wear and tear, in fact my favorite dates back to 1997 for sentimental reasons. My latest edition is the Kiko folder. It's nothing less than fantastic, from the smooth action, sharpness out of the box, and daily carry comfort whether in jeans, slacks, or bdu's. I love it!
    Date published: 2015-11-16
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from My first and last By far the longest lasting pocket knife I've ever had. The tip is very strong stabs and prying. But the curve of the blade does wear a little far for me and I find it a little hard to sharpen. Then the body of the blade is esy to sharpen and holds the edge very well when cuting rope and wires. The handle fits right in the hand even when wet and mud is present. Last but not less the belt clip is amazing easily deployable and flicks out and ready to use.
    Date published: 2015-11-14
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