SOG Specialty Knives & Tools VL-01 Vulcan Knife with Straight Edge Assisted Folding 3.5-Inch San Mai VG10 Steel Blade and GRN Handle, Satin Finish
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The SOG Specialty Knives & Tools VL-01 Vulcan is a folding knife that is formidable with a powerful strength of construction. Made of VG10 steel with an attractive satin finish, this premium Japanese steel is specially designed for high-quality blades used in cutlery and known for its durability and maintaining a hardness of Rc 60 without becoming brittle. The 3.5-inch straight edge, folding blade has a clip point shape that allows a quicker and deeper puncture upon insertion, sharpens easily and makes quick work of any task. The blade of this limited knife provides lightning-quick, one-handed opening and closing capability thanks to the special Arc-Lock for ambidexterity. The ergonomically contoured and well-balanced handle has a black finish and is made of a high strength, no-slip, abrasion and impact resistant glass-reinforced nylon to fit comfortably in your hand. A reversible pocket clip extends from the back of the handle, allowing the Vulcan to sit low in your pocket for the most discreet carry possible. This pocket clip can also double as a money clip. The knife has a closed length of 4.88-inches, overall length of 8.38-inches, blade thickness of 0.16-inches and weighs 5-ounces. The SOG Specialty Knives & Tools VL-01 Vulcan Knife comes with a limited lifetime warranty that protects against defects in manufacturing and materials. Each SOG product is created with the help of company founder and chief engineer, Spencer Frazer. Known for their uncompromising style and performance, these knives and tools showcase innovation, dependability and a unique, futuristic style that has garnered awards and recognition worldwide. SOG products have also won favor among law enforcement, military and industrial customers that rely on their tools to perform flawlessly in the toughest, most adverse conditions.
- Amazon Sales Rank: #24621 in Home Improvement
- Size: One Size
- Brand: SOG Specialty Knives
- UPC: 729857990974
- Model: VL-01
- Number of items: 1
- Dimensions: .0" h x .0" w x .0" l, .0 pounds
- Folding knife that is formidable with a powerful strength of construction
- Straight edge, 3.5-inch San Mai VG10 steel folding blade has a clip point shape with a satin finish
- Opens and closes with one hand and locks securely with Arc-Lock technology
- Handle is made of glass-reinforced nylon with a black finish
- Comes with a limited lifetime warranty
The Vulcan truly is heavy armament. Named after the General Electric M61A1 Vulcan Gatling Gun, which is used on tactical fighters including the F-15, the Vulcan is a proven knife, and features VG-10 steel, a glass-reinforced nylon handle and one of the most powerful locking mechanisms in the world, the Arc-Lock.
Deployed with a Kick
The Vulcan features a pass-through lock-bar and blade kick, which open the blade with a simple touch along the spine of the knife.
SOG Arc-Lock, one of the most powerful locks in the world
The Arc-Lock uses a pivotal block that locks the blade in place, and reinforces this sturdy, ambidextrous knife. Best of all, this knife is tested to withstand more than 1,000 pounds of pressure on the lock itself. It is considered to be one of the finest locks available.
Low-Carry Pocket Clip
The SOG Vulcan product line includes a reversible, low-carry pocket clip. The clip protrudes from the butt of the knife, providing discreet and accessible carry. Plus, the clip is easily reversible for whichever side is most convenient.
Ergonomic, Lightweight Design Ensures Comfortable Use
Even if your knife is sharp, it's hard to make precise cuts when it doesn't fit comfortably in your hand. This knife's handle is ergonomically contoured with a textured handle to prevent slipping, and it's made with glass-reinforced nylon. Weighing 5 ounces, this folding knife is lightweight, easy to carry and inspires confidence.
This knife is backed by a lifetime warranty that protects against defects in manufacturing and materials.
About SOG: Strong, Innovative Specialty Tools
SOG originally stood for Studies and Observation Group, an elite military services group designed to handle covert operations during the Vietnam War. SOG Specialty Knives and Tools was founded in the spirit of this elite group and became the first knife manufacturer to offer an expanded line that included fixed blades, folding knives and multipurpose tools.
Each SOG product is created with the help of company founder and chief engineer, Spencer Frazer. Known for their uncompromising style and performance, these knives and tools showcase innovation, dependability and a unique, futuristic style that has garnered awards and recognition worldwide. SOG products have also won favor among law enforcement, military and industrial customers that rely on their tools to perform flawlessly in the toughest, most adverse conditions.
What's in the Box
VL-01 Vulcan pocket knife with straight edge blade, glass-reinforced nylon handle, and reversible pocket clip.
From the Manufacturer
The General Electric M61A1 Vulcan is a 6-barrel 20mm cannon of the gatling-type. It fires standard M50 ammunition at 6,000 rounds per minute and is integral part of the armament of modern fighters such as the F-15, F-18 and of course the F-16. Our Vulcan is also formidable with a powerful strength of construction. There is nothing weak about the Vulcan. Take for instance our patented Arc-Lock. Or, the full steel liners encased in glass reinforced Zytel handles. The blade is a full .125" thick with spear point shape and includes our new kick deployment of the blade. Press on the back of the blade and the knife comes out fast. Reversible clip, Arc-Lock, and double thumb studs make for complete ambidextrous use.
Most helpful customer reviews
6 of 6 people found the following review helpful.
this knife is spectacular
By D. Sroelov
i purchased this knife to replace an old knife that no longer holds an edge. before purchasing, i researched just about every name brand manufacturer i could find. reviews of spring assist knives, but too many people said the spring assist mechanism breaks. i was also not that impressed by stories of the knives opening all by themselves in your pocket. really didn't like the idea of sticking my hand in my pocket and belng sliced and diced by a three and a half inch razor sharp blade.
even without the spring assist, the blade can be realiably and easily deployed with a simple flick. once the ARC lock engages after the blade is open, it is going to stay open no matter what. no safety is required on this knife, and it realistically cannot open on its own. the clip holds the closed knife very nicely in your pocket. i use this for EDC. it's just the right size, open or closed, and doesn't get in the way of anything else in my pocket.
i originally considered the Vulcan Mini, but ultimately decided on the full size Vulcan. the handle of the Mini was about a half inch too short, so my pinky was hanging off the end of the handle. the full size Vulcan fits perfectly, so my thumb and all four fingers are securely on the handle.
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful.
By Veselin Emilov Petrov
That is the best knife i ever have. Smooth, solid and sharp. A great choice. Great folder for the money.
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful.
By Kenneth D. Wilson
Looked at all the reviews on You Tube and decided to purchase. I really like smooth fold out, just flick your wrist and out it comes. I originally wanted to buy the VL-11 all black but it was like $45 more and its the same knife. Maybe when the price comes down I will get that one but for EDC you only need one.