By Mike Searson
Mike Searson, reviews the all USA made, Clip point, fixed blade, SOG Pillar Knife.
USA – -(Ammoland.com)- I have been a knife guy longer than I have been a gun guy.
Growing up in NYC and being raised by two Irish immigrants meant that there was zero gun culture in my house beyond pellet guns and water pistols until my teen years. However, I received my first knife at the ripe old age of 7 as a gift from my father, who was also a lover of edged tools. In spite of NYC’s draconian knife laws, I carried and collected anything with an edge made of decent steel, or what I thought was decent at the time.
When I enlisted in the USMC about 30 years ago I got a bit more serious about my knives and my favorites were those made by SOG.
In the 80s and 90s they made some of the finest blades that you could lay hands on, like the Bowie, Pentagon, Tomcat, Desert Dagger, and Trident. It seemed like each design called to us. The construction, design and craftsmanship from Seki City, Japan never let us down. …Read the Rest