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Coming Soon from SOG- MTO Exclusive! 3026

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Coming Soon from SOG- MTO Exclusive!
« on: November 29, 2016, 06:37:30 PM »
SOG was nice enough to allow me to share one of their new tools for 2017 and I jumped at the chance.  As far as I know, we are the only ones to have this, and so I'm pretty excited to share it.

And so, I would like to introduce the Sync II multitool, coming in 2017 from your SOG retailer!

































It is really, really cool to see this- a new design in the plier based tool category!  I have to say, I'm pretty thrilled to see it!

Def



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Re: Coming Soon from SOG- MTO Exclusive!
« Reply #1 on: November 29, 2016, 07:07:54 PM »
As always nice score,  thanks for looking out for us. At first glance, I'm like what the heck,  then there is this strange attraction that comes over me. 

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Re: Coming Soon from SOG- MTO Exclusive!
« Reply #2 on: November 29, 2016, 07:18:30 PM »
wow, just more money that won't be seeing much wallet time this new year.
Gotta get one. I think 5 oz. is a bit too much, but if it carries nicely I don't see any probs there. PPP weighs similar, and has no scissors!

Can't wait to see what else we have :multi:

Thanks boss!!  :salute:

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Re: Coming Soon from SOG- MTO Exclusive!
« Reply #3 on: November 29, 2016, 07:18:50 PM »
Got to say I'm liking that a lot, kind of an updated minitool  :tu:

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Re: Coming Soon from SOG- MTO Exclusive!
« Reply #4 on: November 29, 2016, 07:20:50 PM »
 :o:like: the look of that one :cheers: The way it folds up reminds me of the Sebertech M4 :tu: I forget what they are called now :think: IDL something :D

It is still very unique looking and glad to have a first look at it :like: :like: :like:

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Re: Coming Soon from SOG- MTO Exclusive!
« Reply #5 on: November 29, 2016, 07:27:06 PM »
That is wicked cool! :tu:
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Re: Coming Soon from SOG- MTO Exclusive!
« Reply #6 on: November 29, 2016, 07:29:18 PM »
Love it... :tu:
SOG just took the top spot on my "next tool to get" list.

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Re: Coming Soon from SOG- MTO Exclusive!
« Reply #7 on: November 29, 2016, 07:32:47 PM »
Very cool stuff, thanks Def! And thanks SOG for the advanced look! That's a neat design, it reminds me of something I've seen from Swiss+Tech but it looks a lot more comfortable in pliers mode. I think we're going to have a lot to look forward to from SOG in 2017. :like:

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Re: Coming Soon from SOG- MTO Exclusive!
« Reply #8 on: November 29, 2016, 07:40:07 PM »
Congratulations on the scoop, Grant, and many thanks to SOG for the advance peek  :cheers:


My current users:
Victorinox: - Spirit X, Climber Small, Alox Rambler, Orig. Outdoorsman, Voyager Lite, CT34 & 41, Compact, Manager, Salesman, + mods (Sheepsfoot Duke & Mega84)
Wenger: - Traveler, PTC + mods (Brian)
Gerber: - Balance, Dime + mods (MP426**, DEsTroyer, MP6000**, TurboDiesel**, Neutered Octane**)
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Re: Coming Soon from SOG- MTO Exclusive!
« Reply #9 on: November 29, 2016, 07:45:06 PM »
it reminds me a bit of the swisstech keychain pliers tool

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Re: Coming Soon from SOG- MTO Exclusive!
« Reply #10 on: November 29, 2016, 07:48:09 PM »
wow, just more money that won't be seeing much wallet time this new year.
Gotta get one. I think 5 oz. is a bit too much, but if it carries nicely I don't see any probs there. PPP weighs similar, and has no scissors!

Can't wait to see what else we have :multi:

Thanks boss!!  :salute:

You may have missed the fact that this is a detachable belt buckle tool  :pok:


My current users:
Victorinox: - Spirit X, Climber Small, Alox Rambler, Orig. Outdoorsman, Voyager Lite, CT34 & 41, Compact, Manager, Salesman, + mods (Sheepsfoot Duke & Mega84)
Wenger: - Traveler, PTC + mods (Brian)
Gerber: - Balance, Dime + mods (MP426**, DEsTroyer, MP6000**, TurboDiesel**, Neutered Octane**)
Leatherman: - Sideclip, KF4, + mods (Fuse-ilier**, Knifeless Wave**)
Others: - Vise Grips LC6
** = knifeless
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Re: Coming Soon from SOG- MTO Exclusive!
« Reply #11 on: November 29, 2016, 07:55:29 PM »
:o:like: the look of that one :cheers: The way it folds up reminds me of the Sebertech M4 :tu: I forget what they are called now :think: IDL something :D

It is still very unique looking and glad to have a first look at it :like: :like: :like:

Here is the link to the M4 I was talking about :cheers: I think it is now a Sebertec T10 by IDL :tu: I love mine and it stays on one set of truck keys that I have :cheers:

http://wiki.multitool.org...dex.php?page=M4+SeberTool

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Re: Coming Soon from SOG- MTO Exclusive!
« Reply #12 on: November 29, 2016, 07:56:40 PM »
wow, just more money that won't be seeing much wallet time this new year.
Gotta get one. I think 5 oz. is a bit too much, but if it carries nicely I don't see any probs there. PPP weighs similar, and has no scissors!

Can't wait to see what else we have :multi:

Thanks boss!!  :salute:

You may have missed the fact that this is a detachable belt buckle tool  :pok:

A very novel idea and good on them for thinking out of the box with this tool :D :like:

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Re: Coming Soon from SOG- MTO Exclusive!
« Reply #13 on: November 29, 2016, 08:04:03 PM »
I must give them compliments on this one. I would definitely use one of these.

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Re: Coming Soon from SOG- MTO Exclusive!
« Reply #14 on: November 29, 2016, 08:05:43 PM »
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Re: Coming Soon from SOG- MTO Exclusive!
« Reply #15 on: November 29, 2016, 08:31:27 PM »
I like it, looks like my 45505


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Re: Coming Soon from SOG- MTO Exclusive!
« Reply #16 on: November 29, 2016, 08:48:37 PM »
wow, just more money that won't be seeing much wallet time this new year.
Gotta get one. I think 5 oz. is a bit too much, but if it carries nicely I don't see any probs there. PPP weighs similar, and has no scissors!

Can't wait to see what else we have :multi:

Thanks boss!!  :salute:

You may have missed the fact that this is a detachable belt buckle tool  :pok:

Well that spoils the fun, belt buckle knives are Verboten in our free democracy  :rofl:

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Re: Coming Soon from SOG- MTO Exclusive!
« Reply #17 on: November 29, 2016, 08:58:13 PM »
wow, just more money that won't be seeing much wallet time this new year.
Gotta get one. I think 5 oz. is a bit too much, but if it carries nicely I don't see any probs there. PPP weighs similar, and has no scissors!

Can't wait to see what else we have :multi:

Thanks boss!!  :salute:

You may have missed the fact that this is a detachable belt buckle tool  :pok:

Well that spoils the fun, belt buckle knives are Verboten in our free democracy  :rofl:
Maybe not.

In this case the belt buckle is the sheath. Belt buckle knives fall under the classification of disguised knives, or something to that effect. This tool is not disguising the fact it is a tool, it just so happens that the sheath is incorporated in the buckle.

I'd need to see clearer pics of it used as a buckle before I could be certain in my own mind. Having said that, if it is outlawed under that law, Heinnies won't list it. If Heinnies list it, you should be fine - with discretion of course (usual small print applies)


My current users:
Victorinox: - Spirit X, Climber Small, Alox Rambler, Orig. Outdoorsman, Voyager Lite, CT34 & 41, Compact, Manager, Salesman, + mods (Sheepsfoot Duke & Mega84)
Wenger: - Traveler, PTC + mods (Brian)
Gerber: - Balance, Dime + mods (MP426**, DEsTroyer, MP6000**, TurboDiesel**, Neutered Octane**)
Leatherman: - Sideclip, KF4, + mods (Fuse-ilier**, Knifeless Wave**)
Others: - Vise Grips LC6
** = knifeless
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Re: Coming Soon from SOG- MTO Exclusive!
« Reply #18 on: November 29, 2016, 09:25:50 PM »
YAY SOG!!!!! I am excited. Something unique

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Re: Coming Soon from SOG- MTO Exclusive!
« Reply #19 on: November 29, 2016, 09:26:04 PM »
I like it, looks like my 45505
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That is a rebranded Sebertech M4 and the link I gave above has the Craftsman variation listed in the variations in the wiki on it :cheers: They are great little pliers aren't they :like:
« Last Edit: November 29, 2016, 09:27:45 PM by Poncho65 »

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Re: Coming Soon from SOG- MTO Exclusive!
« Reply #20 on: November 29, 2016, 09:35:20 PM »
 :like:, If anyone gets it hopefully they can do comparison pics with the sebertechs and others mentioned. For me it reminds me of the LM Minitool if this ends up being a full size pliers.
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Re: Coming Soon from SOG- MTO Exclusive!
« Reply #21 on: November 29, 2016, 09:49:54 PM »
While I think the comparison to Sebertech M4 and the like is correct, if you look at the Sync II in pliers mode you will notice that the pliers to handle ratio is much different (shorter pliers head, longer handles).

Measured from Kampfs Picture I get a ratio of 1:2.3 for that one, for the Sync II get a ratio of 1:4.1 (both cases pliers:handle length).
Now these measurements are not really precise but a good indication that the Sync will deliver more force to the pliers, making any task with them much easier.
« Last Edit: November 29, 2016, 09:52:42 PM by Etherealicer »

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Re: Coming Soon from SOG- MTO Exclusive!
« Reply #22 on: November 29, 2016, 10:05:10 PM »
Wow. That's super cool!  :tu:

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Re: Coming Soon from SOG- MTO Exclusive!
« Reply #23 on: November 29, 2016, 10:18:03 PM »
wow, just more money that won't be seeing much wallet time this new year.
Gotta get one. I think 5 oz. is a bit too much, but if it carries nicely I don't see any probs there. PPP weighs similar, and has no scissors!

Can't wait to see what else we have :multi:

Thanks boss!!  :salute:

You may have missed the fact that this is a detachable belt buckle tool  :pok:

Well that spoils the fun, belt buckle knives are Verboten in our free democracy  :rofl:
Maybe not.

In this case the belt buckle is the sheath. Belt buckle knives fall under the classification of disguised knives, or something to that effect. This tool is not disguising the fact it is a tool, it just so happens that the sheath is incorporated in the buckle.

I'd need to see clearer pics of it used as a buckle before I could be certain in my own mind. Having said that, if it is outlawed under that law, Heinnies won't list it. If Heinnies list it, you should be fine - with discretion of course (usual small print applies)

Afterthought:

The more I think about it, the more I think you might be right. All it takes is an overzealous copper, and there's a whole lot of headache you don't need. However, if there is a way of using the "buckle" as a regular belt sheath, that gets round the issue altogether.


My current users:
Victorinox: - Spirit X, Climber Small, Alox Rambler, Orig. Outdoorsman, Voyager Lite, CT34 & 41, Compact, Manager, Salesman, + mods (Sheepsfoot Duke & Mega84)
Wenger: - Traveler, PTC + mods (Brian)
Gerber: - Balance, Dime + mods (MP426**, DEsTroyer, MP6000**, TurboDiesel**, Neutered Octane**)
Leatherman: - Sideclip, KF4, + mods (Fuse-ilier**, Knifeless Wave**)
Others: - Vise Grips LC6
** = knifeless
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Re: Coming Soon from SOG- MTO Exclusive!
« Reply #24 on: November 29, 2016, 10:20:53 PM »
wow, just more money that won't be seeing much wallet time this new year.
Gotta get one. I think 5 oz. is a bit too much, but if it carries nicely I don't see any probs there. PPP weighs similar, and has no scissors!

Can't wait to see what else we have :multi:

Thanks boss!!  :salute:

You may have missed the fact that this is a detachable belt buckle tool  :pok:

Well that spoils the fun, belt buckle knives are Verboten in our free democracy  :rofl:
Maybe not.

In this case the belt buckle is the sheath. Belt buckle knives fall under the classification of disguised knives, or something to that effect. This tool is not disguising the fact it is a tool, it just so happens that the sheath is incorporated in the buckle.

I'd need to see clearer pics of it used as a buckle before I could be certain in my own mind. Having said that, if it is outlawed under that law, Heinnies won't list it. If Heinnies list it, you should be fine - with discretion of course (usual small print applies)

Afterthought:

The more I think about it, the more I think you might be right. All it takes is an overzealous copper, and there's a whole lot of headache you don't need. However, if there is a way of using the "buckle" as a regular belt sheath, that gets round the issue altogether.
It has a clip, you can simply clip it onto your sheath (see last and about 5th to last pictures).

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Re: Coming Soon from SOG- MTO Exclusive!
« Reply #25 on: November 29, 2016, 10:25:31 PM »
While I think the comparison to Sebertech M4 and the like is correct, if you look at the Sync II in pliers mode you will notice that the pliers to handle ratio is much different (shorter pliers head, longer handles).

Measured from Kampfs Picture I get a ratio of 1:2.3 for that one, for the Sync II get a ratio of 1:4.1 (both cases pliers:handle length).
Now these measurements are not really precise but a good indication that the Sync will deliver more force to the pliers, making any task with them much easier.

I will try an get some pics of the M4 when I get home and some measurement :cheers: It is about the size of a Micra though and probably not in the same category at all as this tool size-wise :cheers: It just reminds me of it by looks :tu:

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Re: Coming Soon from SOG- MTO Exclusive!
« Reply #26 on: November 29, 2016, 10:33:30 PM »
wow, just more money that won't be seeing much wallet time this new year.
Gotta get one. I think 5 oz. is a bit too much, but if it carries nicely I don't see any probs there. PPP weighs similar, and has no scissors!

Can't wait to see what else we have :multi:

Thanks boss!!  :salute:

You may have missed the fact that this is a detachable belt buckle tool  :pok:

Well that spoils the fun, belt buckle knives are Verboten in our free democracy  :rofl:
Maybe not.

In this case the belt buckle is the sheath. Belt buckle knives fall under the classification of disguised knives, or something to that effect. This tool is not disguising the fact it is a tool, it just so happens that the sheath is incorporated in the buckle.

I'd need to see clearer pics of it used as a buckle before I could be certain in my own mind. Having said that, if it is outlawed under that law, Heinnies won't list it. If Heinnies list it, you should be fine - with discretion of course (usual small print applies)

Afterthought:

The more I think about it, the more I think you might be right. All it takes is an overzealous copper, and there's a whole lot of headache you don't need. However, if there is a way of using the "buckle" as a regular belt sheath, that gets round the issue altogether.
It has a clip, you can simply clip it onto your sheath (see last and about 5th to last pictures).

Oh, I thought that was something to do with the belt clasp. If it's just a regular clip, then how does the belt work?  :think:

BTW - the thumbnails aren't opening up for me, so that last pic is really unclear on my phone


My current users:
Victorinox: - Spirit X, Climber Small, Alox Rambler, Orig. Outdoorsman, Voyager Lite, CT34 & 41, Compact, Manager, Salesman, + mods (Sheepsfoot Duke & Mega84)
Wenger: - Traveler, PTC + mods (Brian)
Gerber: - Balance, Dime + mods (MP426**, DEsTroyer, MP6000**, TurboDiesel**, Neutered Octane**)
Leatherman: - Sideclip, KF4, + mods (Fuse-ilier**, Knifeless Wave**)
Others: - Vise Grips LC6
** = knifeless
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Re: Coming Soon from SOG- MTO Exclusive!
« Reply #27 on: November 29, 2016, 10:34:45 PM »
Is there SYNCAssist? Belt Buckle with auto blade? No...  wait a minute...  thats a bad idea...
 :facepalm:
So this is like Tread, but intead of your wrist its on your hip...  looks cool but not my stuff...

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Re: Coming Soon from SOG- MTO Exclusive!
« Reply #28 on: November 29, 2016, 10:41:24 PM »
wow, just more money that won't be seeing much wallet time this new year.
Gotta get one. I think 5 oz. is a bit too much, but if it carries nicely I don't see any probs there. PPP weighs similar, and has no scissors!

Can't wait to see what else we have :multi:

Thanks boss!!  :salute:

You may have missed the fact that this is a detachable belt buckle tool  :pok:

Well that spoils the fun, belt buckle knives are Verboten in our free democracy  :rofl:
Maybe not.

In this case the belt buckle is the sheath. Belt buckle knives fall under the classification of disguised knives, or something to that effect. This tool is not disguising the fact it is a tool, it just so happens that the sheath is incorporated in the buckle.

I'd need to see clearer pics of it used as a buckle before I could be certain in my own mind. Having said that, if it is outlawed under that law, Heinnies won't list it. If Heinnies list it, you should be fine - with discretion of course (usual small print applies)

Afterthought:

The more I think about it, the more I think you might be right. All it takes is an overzealous copper, and there's a whole lot of headache you don't need. However, if there is a way of using the "buckle" as a regular belt sheath, that gets round the issue altogether.
It has a clip, you can simply clip it onto your sheath (see last and about 5th to last pictures).

Oh, I thought that was something to do with the belt clasp. If it's just a regular clip, then how does the belt work?  :think:

BTW - the thumbnails aren't opening up for me, so that last pic is really unclear on my phone
I would presume you have to take the clip off.

From the text

The Syncs (Notice the plural here, there is MORE) are multi-tools designed to easily be worn with the detachable base as a belt buckle or simply clipped on a pack strap or boot.

And further down:
Sync II fits belts up to 1 3/4", thinner belts up to 1 3/8" are best used with the SYNC I:ahhh

The thinner belt, implies a smaller base implies a smaller tool... the Sync II has a little brother :ahhh :ahhh :ahhh

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Re: Coming Soon from SOG- MTO Exclusive!
« Reply #29 on: November 29, 2016, 10:46:40 PM »
OK......

 :salute:


My current users:
Victorinox: - Spirit X, Climber Small, Alox Rambler, Orig. Outdoorsman, Voyager Lite, CT34 & 41, Compact, Manager, Salesman, + mods (Sheepsfoot Duke & Mega84)
Wenger: - Traveler, PTC + mods (Brian)
Gerber: - Balance, Dime + mods (MP426**, DEsTroyer, MP6000**, TurboDiesel**, Neutered Octane**)
Leatherman: - Sideclip, KF4, + mods (Fuse-ilier**, Knifeless Wave**)
Others: - Vise Grips LC6
** = knifeless

 

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