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Old friend

Post by dasmoeturhead » Thu Mar 26, 2020 3:16 pm

After being gone for almost 4 years, I finally found my old friend. It's a SOG Grip Clip. I lost it mowing a steep section of my field, and obviously ran over it.
The story of this knife is this; I found the knife in 1998 while working on a collage campus dorm room during the summer. I was servicing a wall heater, and there it was. It was broke. The locking mechanism wasn't working. I sent it to SOG, and they repaired it, and sent it back no charge.
I carried that knife for 20 year's. Field dressed a buck with it 2000. When I lost it, I figured that's how it ought to be I reckon, since I found it in the 1st place. For the past 4 years I have looked for it, and today on that steep hill I found its remains. Finally I have closure of a long lost old friend.
RIP SOG
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Re: Old friend

Post by Cofisher » Thu Mar 26, 2020 3:49 pm

Good closure for an old friend.
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Re: Old friend

Post by BigAl52 » Thu Mar 26, 2020 3:53 pm

Sorry for the loss Moetur. Wouldnt be surprised if you sent it back again they would send another.
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Re: Old friend

Post by dasmoeturhead » Thu Mar 26, 2020 4:22 pm

BigAl52 wrote:
Thu Mar 26, 2020 3:53 pm
Sorry for the loss Moetur. Wouldnt be surprised if you sent it back again they would send another.
Haha, yeah I might be pushing my luck.
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Re: Old friend

Post by BrokenolMarine » Thu Mar 26, 2020 4:42 pm

You could send it back, tell them it's an old friend and ask if there is anything they could move to a new knife... Offering to pay for the new model. See what happens. I did that with a Luminox Seal Team Watch I had worn on duty, working patrol and running rescue, for a decade and a half. I thought perhaps they could put the face in a new watch, or could use the bezel. There was history there. ;)

No, but they returned they old watch, which I still have, and sold me a new replacement at just over cost. It lasted another fifteen years. :D
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Re: Old friend

Post by dasmoeturhead » Thu Mar 26, 2020 6:18 pm

In my post I called it a clip grip. I now remember it was an Auto clip. Fine knife.
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Re: Old friend

Post by daytime dave » Fri Mar 27, 2020 8:28 am

I know how it nags at you when you can't find it. At least you have the closure. Why not send it back with the story and ask to buy a new one or the closest model, if you really liked it?
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Re: Old friend

Post by Redthies » Fri Mar 27, 2020 9:30 am

There must be something about that model. I used to carry my wife’s one of that same model. Lost it one day. Then I bought a replacement. Yep, that one disappeared too.
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Re: Old friend

Post by dasmoeturhead » Fri Mar 27, 2020 2:22 pm

I liked the adjustable belt clip. It also sat way down in the pocket. They don't make it anymore. It was also pretty thin, with a super grip on it. Even with deer blood all over it, I was able to field dress a nice little forked horn. I'm not going to send it back.
I've got a bunch of other ones, but none of them have lived up to the standards of the SOG. It's actually an inexpensive one new.
Liked $30.00.
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