the knife itself has held up magnificently with every day carry and hard use. holds an edge well and OVERALL A great knife. the sheath did however start cracking after only a few months of use and after about a year the sheath could no longer retain the knife because it had cracked along the top edge of where the belt/mollie clip attaches and this also happens to be where the tension need to hold the knife in the sheath ORIGINATES. when i contacted sog the sheath is not covered in the knifes WARRANTY and they suggested i buy a new sheath.
All SOG products are guaranteed against defects in workmanship and materials for the life of the original purchaser. This guarantee is voided (as determined by SOG) by misuse, abuse, improper maintenance, or alterations of the product and does not cover any normal wear or tear that might occur. Using your SOG folding blade or fixed blade knife for any purpose other than cutting or puncturing is considered abuse and may void your warranty.
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SOG reserves the right to the repair or replacement of a product at our discretion. Products that are discontinued and not repairable will be replaced with a gift certificate of the last MSRP value, as determined by SOG, which can be used for a future purchase.
Rusted/spotted/stained blades or handles (coated or not), broken or bent knife tips, worn tool components, dull/chipped knife blades, scratched blade/tool coatings, worn/loose Kraton slabs, sheaths and pouches (if brand new sheaths are determined to be defective they are replaced separately from the knife/tool), and broken/lost thumb studs.
Pocket clips can be broken if they are accidentally caught on foreign objects while wearing. To help prevent such occurrences, SOG recommends that you wear your knife in your front pocket, with the knife inside your pocket. If, for whatever reason, your clip bends or breaks and you would like to receive a replacement, fill out the Clip Request Form, or email/call SOG's warranty department. Damage to a knife handle because a clip has snagged is not considered "normal," and any such damage will be assessed under warranty. Learn more about replacing pocket clips in Knife & Tool Care.
Include a brief note inside your package stating what you are returning, the claimed defect and how it failed. Also, include inside the package, your name, address, daytime phone number and email address to reach you in case we have any questions.
If the item has sentimental value, please state that in the note. In some cases, items are replaced.