• Legendary durability; excellent performance in the field
• Multiple knife points available (spear point, tanto, clip point)
• Rust and glare-resistant; great lubrication for quick opening
The Teflon coating is prone to chipping; and the grip is very rough.
Performance: This tactical knife is highly rated by firefighters and paramedics, making it an excellent choice for anyone who needs a knife to use in the field, while camping, or around the house. The AUS8 stainless steel is durable, thanks to the vacuum heat treatment and sub-zero cooling. The 4-inch blade is easy to flip out and locks securely in place, giving you a reliable edge to slice with. It's a bit heavier and bulkier than our top-rated knife, but it's good for those with larger hands.
The handle is contoured to reduce slipping, but the grip can be a bit rough on your clothing. The pocket clip can be used on either pocket, making it easy to pull out the knife in an emergency situation.
Features: The knife blade is coated with Teflon to make it rust-resistant. Though the Teflon does chip or scratch off, the blade itself will not rust or tarnish no matter how much you use it. You get your choice of knife point—spear point, clip point, and tanto.
The G-10 laminate scales on the knife handle offers amazing grip, and the thumb disc on the blade makes it easy to flip it out. The Tri Ad lock ensures that your blade never slips open when you're carrying it or closed when you're using it.
Price: At $130, this is one of the priciest knives on our list. The tactical design makes it useful for a variety of situations, so it's a good option to consider if you want a highly durable knife to keep with you through any emergency or on any job site.
- Rated #2 in 6 Best EDC Knives