Flashback - Tanto / SAT003-CP

Satin / Straight

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Blade Shape
Blade Steel Type 420
Handle Material Glass-Reinforced Nylon and Stainless Steel
Handle Color Silver
Locking Mechanism Piston Lock
Edge Type Straight
Single sharpened edge on the blade provides clean cuts and easy serviceability. Blade Edge Type


The Flashback has the distinction of being the fastest assisted opening blade available - also includes locking safety and reversible pocket clip, an ideal knife for everyday carry.

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Finish Satin
Edge Type Straight
Blade Steel Type 420
Hardness Rc. 56-58
Overall Length 8"
Product Weight 3.80 oz
Blade Length 3.5"
Blade Thickness 0.125"
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This recent addition to the SOG family offers outdoor enthusiasts a utility knife that is up for any challenge. Built with a strong GRN frame reinforced with a stainless steel shell and ribbed finger grips, the Flashback is solid to hold and easy to use. The GRN benefits from high strength to weight ratio and impact resistance. The sharp-looking knife is equipped with SOG’s latest assisted opening technology that gives it the distinction of being one of the fastest assisted opening blades available. Like many other SOG folders, the Flashback features a strong piston lock system, double thumb studs for ambidextrous one-handed opening, and reversible low-carry pocket clip which make it great for EDC.

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Full Specifications

US Standard | Metric

Overall Length 8" Product Weight 3.80 oz
Blade Length 3.5" Blade Thickness 0.125"
UPC 7-29857-99883-3 Country of Origin Assembled in the USA
Locking Mechanism Piston Lock Belt Clip Type Reversible Low-Carry
Engravable Yes Finish Satin
Edge Type Straight Blade Steel Type 420
Handle Material Glass-Reinforced Nylon and Stainless Steel Handle Color Silver
Hardness Rc. 56-58    

Customer Ratings & Reviews

Flashback - Tanto is rated 4.88 out of 5 by 25.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from best every I'm 46 and have bought a lot of knifes in my life and I have a lot of knifes now but my sog is the best over all knife I have eve owned in my life it has done every thing I have ask of it and more I will never buy anything other than a sog knife
Date published: 2015-11-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from My Favorite Knife I bought this knife a while back to replace my last SOG that reached the end of its life. I purchased this knife thanks to a tip from a friend, and let me tell you, it was worth it. This knife is built like a tank, the grip was extremely durable, the ergonomics for me were near perfect and the blade held its edge throughout all the torture I put it through. The only problem I ever had was that the safety switch to allow the knife to open started to stick. This was the only problem I ever had, and was brought on by my own actions. Overall, it was an amazing tool that I carried for about two years and it never let me down.
Date published: 2015-10-31
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best knife I've had Was given this knife as a gift best knife ever stays sharp even through excessive use is strong and i like the locking feature
Date published: 2015-10-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great 1st SOG After using some very inexpensive knives for EDC, I got hooked on carrying a knife and wanted to see the difference a quality knife would make. I reviewed dozens of knives on videos and blogs, learned about different steel used, and what features were important to me. This knife eventually moved to my top choice. Wow... what a difference right out of the box. Very sharp blade with an excellent grip for hand and thumb placement when using. Opening quickly is an understatement. I was very surprised on how light this 3.5" knife is compared to other knives the same size. One of the important features I want in an EDC knife is a pocket knife concealment. SOG knives seem to excel in this department and this was a big factor for me when comparing knife manufacturers. I look forward to making another purchase down the road and SOG will be my first choice when looking and should by yours as well.
Date published: 2015-07-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Quality all the way Purchased the Flashback 6 months ago and have found it to be the finest knife I have ever carried. Highly recommended for daily carry and use.
Date published: 2015-07-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fast little blade! I have been using this knofe for several months now. It is really light, and really fast to deploy. The lock up is solid and the AUS 8 steel was a great choice from SOG. I really love this blade and highly recommend it!!
Date published: 2015-07-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Super fast opening This knife opens smoothly and quickly then accomplishes the task you present it with. I cut down two very large pieces of bamboo In no time.sharpens quickly and holds good edge!!!amazing EDC!!
Date published: 2015-06-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Second Flashback Thanks SOG for the Flashback. I'm very happy with your product.
Date published: 2015-05-14
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