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Lynnwood and Edmonds production information? 410

Absolutely No Life Club Posts: 8,789 Man of Multiple MultiTool Manufacturers
Lynnwood and Edmonds production information?
« on: December 02, 2018, 08:27:05 AM »
Recently I have been curious about something. My PowerPliers and PocketPowerPliers are mostly marked Lynnwood, WA. But, there is a PPP marked Edmonds, WA.
I have searched for some info, but have arrived at no definite conclusion. :dunno:

Does anyone know the storyline for the switch from one to the other?

The Edmonds version has pat. pend., less defined stamping, dull finish(not washed or high polished) and what I think are the earlier SOG implements. Although, as we know with SOG, they switched tool versions all over the place back then. Note: these are both close-to unused(if used at all), so I do not believe there has been any tool swapping with these two. The only modification I did was to swap the plastic washers to metal ones, because they were cracked or discolored badly from age/dry-rot. Order and placement are the same as received.
Here is a photo of the two PPPs.


Photo of the tool implements.


And an extra group pic for fun. :)
« Last Edit: December 02, 2018, 08:30:45 AM by gerleatherberman »

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Absolutely No Life Club Posts: 8,789 Man of Multiple MultiTool Manufacturers
Re: Lynnwood and Edmonds production information?
« Reply #1 on: December 04, 2018, 08:57:13 AM »
So no dice on the transition?

I'll email SOG later, but they are usually terrible about knowing their own company history. :facepalm:

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Global Moderator He Who Has The Most Nuts, Wins! Posts: 53,581
Re: Lynnwood and Edmonds production information?
« Reply #2 on: December 05, 2018, 12:08:04 AM »
I would venture a guess that they either moved factories around that time or had/have more than one :think: :cheers:
Absolutely No Life Club Posts: 8,789 Man of Multiple MultiTool Manufacturers
Re: Lynnwood and Edmonds production information?
« Reply #3 on: December 05, 2018, 01:36:13 AM »
Thanks for the reply, Poncho! :cheers:

Maybe SOG will have an answer. But, if not, it is neat to have a PPP made outside of Lynnwood. :)

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