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Old 11-15-2012, 08:34 PM
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Yes, those are the real deal. The "grit" is carbide dust infused into the steel to help hold the edge longer. Most fakes have the teeth turned the wrong way- towards the outer end instead of the center hole. I'm almost positive the the rep here said that Oregon is no longer stamping the alligator into the blades.
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Originally Posted by Darryl G
I can also tell by looking back to see how they're hanging and often reach back and feel them to see how firm they are.
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