Open, locked, and ready to go in a Flash.
Terms And Conditions
This Usage Agreement (the "Agreement") governs your conduct while using various services on the web site Backcountry.com and its affiliate web sites (collectively, the "Site"). All references to "we," "us," and "our" shall mean Backcountry.com and all references to "you" and "your" shall mean the user of the Site and Site Services. This Agreement applies to various services and activities on the Site as well as to gear review and product ratings (collectively, "Site Services"). Please read this Agreement carefully.
BY ACCESSING, BROWSING, AND USING THE SITE, ANY SITE SERVICES AND OTHER SERVICES THEREIN, YOU AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THIS AGREEMENT AND ITS TERMS. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THIS AGREEMENT OR ANY SUBSEQUENT MODIFICATION THEREOF, DO NOT ACCESS, BROWSE OR OTHERWISE USE THE SITE OR SITE SERVICES, INCLUDING THE SUBMISSION OF ANY REVIEWS OR COMMENTS.
Any comments, reviews (including gear reviews and product ratings), posts, feedback, questions, answers, notes, messages, images, video, audio, materials, documents, data, graphics, ideas, suggestions or other communications (collectively, "User Content") you submit on the Site are not private or proprietary. By submitting User Content on or through the Site, you grant, assign and transfer to Backcountry.com all of your rights, title and interest, including without limitation, all intellectual property rights and moral rights, in and to such User Content. To the extent the preceding assignment and transfer is ineffective, you hereby grant Backcountry.com an irrevocable, royalty-free, worldwide, perpetual right and license to use, copy, modify, adapt, display, publish, archive, store, distribute, reproduce and create derivative works based upon such User Content, in any form, media, software or technology of any kind now existing or developed in the future.
By submitting such User Content on or through the Site, you are confirming that (a) you are the sole author of the User Content and the User Content originated with you and not copied in whole or in part from any other work; (b) you have obtained all necessary permissions associated with the User Content, including without limitation permissions relating to copyrights, trademarks, rights of publicity and/or rights of privacy; (c) the User Content does not contain hate speech or profanity and is not unlawful, threatening, abusive, harassing, tortuous, defamatory, vulgar, libelous, obscene, racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable, an invasion of another's privacy, or otherwise in violation of this Agreement; (d) that you are not a minor and have the legal right and capacity to enter into and comply with this Agreement; (e) such User Content does not and will not, in any way, violate or breach any of the terms of this Agreement; and (f) Backcountry.com shall not in any circumstances be required to pay or incur any sums to any person or entity as a result of its use or exploitation of the User Content.
With respect to your conduct on the Site or while using the Site Services, you agree not to: (a) attempt to disguise the origin of any User Content transmitted to the Site Services whether through the Site or any third party site; (b) act in any manner that negatively affects other users' ability to use the Site and Site Services; (c) impersonate any person or entity, including without limitation, a manufacturer or owner of any product, or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity; (d) interfere with the Site or Site Services, or servers or networks connected to the Site or Site Services, or disobey any requirements, procedures, policies, or regulations of networks connected to the Site or Site Services; (e) upload, post, or otherwise transmit any User Content that with respect to the Site Services: (i) is not relevant to the product, service, person or entity being reviewed; (ii) you do not have a right to transmit under any law or under contractual or fiduciary relationships (by way of example but not limitation, inside information, proprietary and confidential information learned or disclosed as part of employment relationships or under nondisclosure agreements); (iii) contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment; or (iv) is unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, promotional materials, "junk mail," "spam," "chain letters," "pyramid schemes," or any other form of solicitation.
User Content does not reflect the views of Backcountry.com, and Backcountry.com does not represent or guarantee the truthfulness, accuracy, completeness, timeliness, integrity, quality or reliability of any User Content, nor does Backcountry.com endorse or support any opinions expressed in any User Content. In no event shall Backcountry.com have or be construed to have any responsibility or liability for or in connection with any User Content, Any gear reviews and/or product ratings submitted on the Site, if displayed, are displayed for entertainment and informational purposes only. Under no circumstances will Backcountry.com be liable in any way for any User Content, including but not limited to, any errors or omissions in any User Content, or for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of any User Content posted, emailed or otherwise transmitted via the Site or Site Services.
If Backcountry.com determines, in our sole and absolute discretion, that you or any User Content you submit violates this Agreement, we reserve the right, at any time, without notice and without limiting any and all other rights Backcountry.com may have under this Agreement, to: (a) refuse to allow you to submit further User Content; (b) remove and delete your User Content; (c) revoke your registration and right to use the User Content Submission Features; and (d) use any technological, legal, operational or other means available to enforce the terms of this Agreement, including, without limitation, blocking specific IP addresses or deactivating your registration, access to the Site and Site Services using your e-mail address, and your user name and password. Without limiting the foregoing, once User Content is submitted to the Site, Backcountry.com may take any or no action with respect to such User Content, including without limitation, deleting, editing, modifying, rejecting, or refusing to post such User Content, but is under no obligation to offer you the opportunity to edit, delete or otherwise modify User Content once it has been submitted. Backcountry.com shall have no duty to attribute authorship of User Content to you and shall not be obligated to enforce any form of attribution by third parties.
If, despite the foregoing assignment and transfer of rights in the User Content, it is determined that you retain moral rights (including the rights of attribution or integrity) in the User Content, you hereby declare that: (a) you do not require that any personally identifying information be used in connection with the User Content or any derivative works of or upgrades or updates thereto; (b) you have no objection to the publication, use, modification, deletion and exploitation of the User Content by Backcountry.com or its licensees, successors or assigns; (c) you forever waive and agree not to claim or assert any entitlement to any and all moral rights of an author in any of the User Content; and (d) you forever release Backcountry.com, and its licensees, successors and assigns from any claims that you could otherwise assert against Backcountry.com by virtue of any such moral rights.
You are prohibited from violating the security of any system or network compromising the Site or the Site Services, including but not limited to the following: (a) unauthorized access to or use of data, systems, or networks, including any attempt to probe, scan or test the vulnerability of the Site or Site Services or to breach security or authentication measures; (b) unauthorized monitoring of data or traffic on the Site or of the Site Services; (c) interference with the Site or Site Services including without limitation, any type of flooding technique or deliberate attempt to overload the system such as denial or service attacks; (d) forging of a message header or any part of a message header; or (e) using manual or electronic means to avoid any use or access limitation placed on this Site or the Site Services. Such violations may result in criminal or civil liability.
Backcountry.com reserves the right to report any activity or persons that Backcountry.com suspects has violated any law or regulation to appropriate law enforcement officials, regulators, or other appropriate third parties (including the disclosure of appropriate subscriber information). Backcountry.com may also cooperate with appropriate law enforcement agencies to assist in the investigation and prosecution of any illegal conduct. Indirect or attempted violations of this Agreement and actual or attempted violations thereof by a third party on behalf of any user shall be considered violations of this Agreement by such user.
BACKCOUNTRY.COM DOES NOT ENDORSE THE USER CONTENT, IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THE USER CONTENT AND SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIMS ANY RESPONSIBILITY OR LIABILITY TO ANY PERSON OR ENTITY (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, PERSONS WHO MAY USE OR RELY ON SUCH USER CONTENT) FOR ANY LOSS, DAMAGE (WHETHER ACTUAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, PUNITIVE OR OTHERWISE), INJURY, CLAIM, LIABILITY OR OTHER CAUSE OF ANY KIND OR CHARACTER BASED UPON OR RESULTING FROM ANY USER CONTENT PROVIDED THROUGH THIS WEB SITE.
Share your thoughts
- Gender: Male
- Familiarity: I returned this product before using it
First off let me say I love SOG knives. I opened this up, put it in my hand and was instantly dissatisfied. I for a 6ft man have very small hands (same size as my moms (5'6")) and this knife is still too small for me. I dont feel like I have an adequate grip on the knife when deploying the blade which makes me feel slightly unsafe. Its also a little too wide -bulky- for how small it is. Other than that it is an awesome knife, the S.A.T. was fantastic, arc lock fantastic and I didnt test the blade cause I returned it but I have full trust in SOG blades. I also buy for "value" and this was not a value item in my opinion; if it fits your hand like a glove, by all means $60 is well worth this knife, but not for something you would have to get used to or 'deal with' on a daily basis. Other than the size and "value," this knife is a home run. I would recommend this knife, only to someone with tiny hands though.
- Gender: Male
- Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer
So I got this purdy little knife for 70 bucks a few months ago and have been carrying it daily since. I was really drawn to it because of the aluminum scales and the size. I love the size, its small and light, works perfect for small tasks like cutting a lime, opening letters, and other small daily tasks. The quality is decent, but it is NO Benchmade. The action just isnt as smooth, even when well lubricated. If forced to pay the $108 msrp, i would have purchased a mini-griptialian.
My biggest 2 dislikes...
1) as a climber, sometimes I have some super sensitive finger tips after a day on the rocks...the lock mechanism is very sharp...not sure why they thought a harsh square edge was a good idea.
2) Closing the blade is jerky, seems the cam could have been better designed.
I am still a Benchmade guy, but this SOG has done well for me. It's not perfect, but for a super small EDC blade, I am pretty happy with it.
I would like to add, the clip is terrible...It has a very nice ride, low in your pocket, but I seem to catch it on everything and its beginning to fatigue....did not have this issue with my Benchmade...
I really like this knife but it is really small. I ended up returning it and getting the Flash 2 which is much bigger. This knife is amazing though. Only bad thing is the size.
Really Small Knife
I have small hands and this knife is hard to operate for me! It is a lot smaller than it looks in the picture, and because it is so small it is hard to open and close easily with 1 hand. I will be returning this knife and trying out the Flash II.
God smal knife
Use it for opening everything, bit smaller than i thought when i bought it. But no problem, sharp and good quality.
great pocket knife
opens lightning fast. got it off SAC for dirt cheap. smaller than i thought it would have been, but the stability of the blade makes up for that. pocket clip is sturdy too. pretty sharp straight form the factory too. like it so much i am gonna get the flash 2 as well (as soon as i see it on SAC).
So far, so good...
Smaller knife than I'm generally a fan of carrying and I purchased the razor edge rather than a combo (bigger fan of combo's), but this thing packs quite a punch... From it's light weight, to the FAST deployment of it's razor sharp edge, I have yet to find something that doesn't make this knife deserving of 5 stars.
You may, however, have some issues if you're one of those people that needs a constant reminder that your gear is there... IT IS small and light weight- to the point of where you don't even know it's there. Like I said, this knife is small (literally the size of my thumb when closed) so if you need something larger, get it's bigger brother- the "Flash II"- considerably larger to the point of where it seems like they should have made a "Flash 1.5" to fill the gap between "I" and "II" models.
I will be buying a few more of these for gifts, stabbing bums and crackheads on the mean streets of Las Vegas, around the house, in the cars, etc. When I can stop playing with it and widdling mesquite branches from my front yard into walking sticks, I'll take some pics and maybe go as far as to attach a youtube review/walk-through.
He shoulda got a CRKT
I was lucky enough not to purchase this personally but camped with a friend on his first time using this particular knife. I had my CRKT Ultima and he had the sog flash I. This knife dulled quickly and the very tip actually broke off while using it for a menial task. I didn't know that happend unless you were stabbing bricks or something. if you are wanting to drop this much on a knife, go for a CRKT.
SOG Knives Flash I Knife
Mine is black with a black blade and is one of the sexiest knives to slip into my pocket. Takes up roughly the same size as a chapstick. Feels great in my hand, and has a nice edge from the factory. The handle is not anodized aluminum, but a composite. Blade assist is wicked fast. Careful when playing around with the knife at first! An extra this knife features is a locking mechanism to keep it shut.
This knife is usually on my body while hiking, and often in my coat pocket when I am off the trail. I bought mine when SOG wasn't that known, and the price of this knife was much much more. I have seen the Flash II selling for forty bucks at generic stores(I own a Flash II as well).
I am truly impressed by this knife. I own three other SOG knives because of this knife and my family has many more. I strongly suggest buying this knife, you will find a a reason to use it.
I carry this knife most of the time because it is so versatile. The assisted blade opens lighning fast and the thumb point on the blade is in the perfect position for my hand. The blade is typical SOG quality is sharp from the factory. Includes pocket clip.
I love this knife. It's PERFECT for everyday use. SOG has won me over! Will buy more of this brand in the future. One word = Awesome!
SOG = Super
The assisted opening of this blade is fast. A buddy of mine had this at the trailhead one weekend, and by sunday, it was no longer in his possession. The blade comes out like nothing, and cuts nice with the factory edge. Trail food prep and whittling are easy, and the in hand ergonomics are great. Super low weight for what you get.
this is a very lightweight knife, the handle is completely made out of plastic. but it is not "cheap". it has a very nice assisted opening, as good as an auto. once you are used to the unlock mechanism, it works great, feels good, and is a tough, handy knife
HOW LONG CAN THE KNIVE BLADE BE LEGAL IT...
HOW LONG CAN THE KNIVE BLADE BE LEGAL IT TX
The Texas Penal Code Title 10, Chapter 46, Section 46.01(6)(A) defines an illegal knife as a knife witha blade over five and one half inches.
if you can't properly ask a question then maybe you shouldn't be asking such questions to begin with. Nimrod.