The SOG Arc-Lock I Vulcan manual knife is an award winning combination of construction and style. This knife has the patented Arc-Lock system. This system provides strength, speed, safety, ambidexterity, and durability. Read more about the Arc-Lock system under the features tab. The Vulcan series is named after General Electric's 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. This knife also features full steel liners enclosed in glass reinforced Zytel handles. The blade is .125" thick with a spear point tip. You just press on the back of the blade and whip the handle slightly and the knife comes right out. This is a manual open--not spring assisted. It also has a reversible clip and double thumb studs. A great knife from an outstanding company.
The Arc-Lock just might be the perfect lock. Why? It is totally ambidextrous and has all of the attributes knife designers relentlessly search for, but rarely find. Strength: The Arc-Lock far surpasses conventional lock strength, tested at over 1000 lbs of force measured at the lock in an independent lab test. Speed: The Arc-Lock provides lightning-quick, one-handed opening and closing capability. Safety: Spring-action securely retains the blade closed. When unlocking, the fingers are safely kept clear. Durability: The Arc-Lock is self-adjusting over time and can be easily cleaned for long term optimal performance.
Blade 3.5" Overall Length 8.375" Weight 5.0 oz. Edge Straight, Tanto Point Steel VG-10 Handle Zytel Finish Satin Includes Reversible Pocket clip