Ultimate Pocket Knife Comparison Guide

Here, I’ve compiled the ultimate pocket knife comparison guide to over 65 knives (if you want a summary of just the top dozen knives, take a look back at the guide on the homepage).

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1 Smith & Wesson Extreme Ops SWA24S 7.1in S.S. Folding Knife with 3.1in Serrated Clip Point Blade and Aluminum Handle for Outdoor, Tactical, Survival and EDC Smith & Wesson Extreme Ops SWA24S 7.1in S.S. Folding Knife with 3.1in Serrated Clip Point Blade and...
2 Victorinox Swiss Army Classic SD Pocket Knife, Red ,58mm Victorinox Swiss Army Classic SD Pocket Knife, Red ,58mm
3 ALBATROSS EDC Cool Sharp Tactical Folding Pocket Knife,SpeedSafe Spring Assisted Opening Knifes with Liner Lock,Pocketclip,Glass Breaker,Seatbelt Cutter ALBATROSS EDC Cool Sharp Tactical Folding Pocket Knife,SpeedSafe Spring Assisted Opening Knifes with...
4 BOKER PLUS 01BO223DAM Exskelibur II Cocobolo Knife with 2-3/4' Damascus Steel Blade BOKER PLUS 01BO223DAM Exskelibur II Cocobolo Knife with 2-3/4" Damascus Steel Blade
5 Zero Tolerance 0308BLKTS, Drop Point Pocket Knife, 3.75-in. Blade, Manual KVT Ball Bearings Opening, Titanium Frame Lock , Black Zero Tolerance 0308BLKTS, Drop Point Pocket Knife, 3.75-in. Blade, Manual KVT Ball Bearings Opening,...
6 CRKT M21-14DSFG EDC Folding Pocket Knife: Special Forces Everyday Carry, Tan Serrated Edge Blade, Veff Serrations, Automated Liner Safety, Dual Hilt, Desert G10 Handle, Reversible Pocket Clip CRKT M21-14DSFG EDC Folding Pocket Knife: Special Forces Everyday Carry, Tan Serrated Edge Blade,...
7 Smith & Wesson Extreme Ops SWA25 7.8in High Carbon S.S. Folding Knife with 3.3in Clip Point Blade and Aluminum Handle for Outdoor, Tactical, Survival and EDC Smith & Wesson Extreme Ops SWA25 7.8in High Carbon S.S. Folding Knife with 3.3in Clip Point Blade...
8 Spyderco Para 3 Lightweight Signature Folding Utility Pocket Knife with 2.92' Black Stainless Steel Blade and FRN Handle - Everyday Carry - PlainEdge - C223PBBK Spyderco Para 3 Lightweight Signature Folding Utility Pocket Knife with 2.92" Black Stainless Steel...
9 Kershaw Misdirect Pocketknife; 2.9 in. 4Cr13 Black-Oxide Blackwash™ Finish Blade, Stainless Steel Stonewash Finish Handle Equipped with SpeedSafe® Assisted Opening, Flipper and Frame Lock (1365) Kershaw Misdirect Pocketknife; 2.9 in. 4Cr13 Black-Oxide Blackwash™ Finish Blade, Stainless Steel...
10 Benkey Damascus Steel Folding Pocket Knife with Clip, Sharp EDC Damascus Hunting Knife with Liner Lock and Abalone Seashells Handle for Outdoor Survival Camping Collection Benkey Damascus Steel Folding Pocket Knife with Clip, Sharp EDC Damascus Hunting Knife with Liner...
11 Kershaw Leek Pocket Knife (1660) 3-In. Sandvik 14C28N Blade and Stainless Steel Handle, Best Buy from Outdoor Gear Lab Includes Frame Lock, SpeedSafe Assisted Opening and Reversible Pocketclip, 3 oz. Kershaw Leek Pocket Knife (1660) 3-In. Sandvik 14C28N Blade and Stainless Steel Handle, Best Buy...
12 Spring Assisted Knife - Pocket Folding Knife - Military Style - Boy Scouts Knife - Tactical Knife - Good for Camping Hunting Survival Indoor and Outdoor Activities Mens Gift 6681 Spring Assisted Knife - Pocket Folding Knife - Military Style - Boy Scouts Knife - Tactical Knife -...
13 MOON KNIVES MTech USA Purple Blade Hunting Camping Tactical Rescue Pocket Knife MT-A705PE MOON KNIVES MTech USA Purple Blade Hunting Camping Tactical Rescue Pocket Knife MT-A705PE
14 Tac-Force TF-705PC Tactical Spring Assisted Knife 4.5' Closed, Pink Camo Tac-Force TF-705PC Tactical Spring Assisted Knife 4.5" Closed, Pink Camo
15 FORESAIL Folding knife Pocket knives 3.86 in DC53 Steel Black PVD Blade and 5 in Durable Non-Slip G-10 Handle,60HRC Blade.With pocket Clip.EDC Outdoor camping tool FORESAIL Folding knife Pocket knives 3.86 in DC53 Steel Black PVD Blade and 5 in Durable Non-Slip...
16 Kershaw Clash Pocket Knife, Black Serrated (1605CKTST); 3.1” Stainless Steel Blade with Black-Oxide Coating; Glass-Filled Nylon Handle with SpeedSafe Opening and Reversible Pocketclip; 4.3oz Kershaw Clash Pocket Knife, Black Serrated (1605CKTST); 3.1” Stainless Steel Blade with...
17 Kershaw Dividend Composite Folding Pocket Knife, Olive, 3-Inch Blade with SpeedSafe Opening (1812OLCB) Kershaw Dividend Composite Folding Pocket Knife, Olive, 3-Inch Blade with SpeedSafe Opening...
18 Large Size Hunting Outdoor Camping Knife Survival Pocket Knife Tools Handle EDC Large Size Hunting Outdoor Camping Knife Survival Pocket Knife Tools Handle EDC
19 Cold Steel Voyager Series Folding Knife with Tri-Ad Lock and Pocket Clip, Kris, XL Cold Steel Voyager Series Folding Knife with Tri-Ad Lock and Pocket Clip, Kris, XL
20 ALVELY folding knife,3.7in M390 Steel stone wash Blade,Liner lock Steel ball bearing structure pocket knife,Desert Ironwood Handle with leather case,Suitable for men EDC Hiking Tactical hunting Knife ALVELY folding knife,3.7in M390 Steel stone wash Blade,Liner lock Steel ball bearing structure...
Pocket Knife ModelOpen LengthBlade LengthWeightBlade MaterialPriceRating (out of 5.0)
Benchmade 581 Osborne,Barrage,Dr Pt, Axa

5.8"3"3.2 ozM390 Super Steel$$$$5.0
Boker Folding Hunter with Faux Tortoise Handle
9.25"4"5.3 oz420HC Stainless Steel$$$5.0
Benchmade 581 Osborne,Barrage,Dr Pt, Axa

5.8"3"3.2 ozM390 Super Steel$$$$5.0
Spyderco para Military 2 Signature Camo Folding Knife

6.5"3.42"3.84 ozCPM-S30V$$$$4.7
Buck 112 Ranger, Lockback Folding Knife

7.25"3"5.6 oz420HC Stainless Steel$$4.9
Benchmade - Griptilian 551 Knife

8.07"3.45"3.88 ozCPM-S30V$$$4.6
Buck 110 Folding Hunter, Lockback Folding Knife

8.25"3.75"7.2 oz420HC Stainless Steel$4.8
Spyderco Sage Carbon Fiber Plain Edge Knife

7.125"3"3.2 ozCPM-S30V$$$4.6
Buck 112FG Ranger with Finger Grooves, Lockback Folding Knife

7.25"3"5.6 oz420HC Stainless Steel$$4.6
Spyderco Manix 2 G-10 Plain Edge Knife, Black

Spyderco Manix 2 G-10 Plain Edge Knife, Black
8"3.375"5 oz154CM$$$4.8
Kershaw Black Shallot Knife with Tungsten DLC Black coating on Blade & Handle

Kershaw Black Shallot Knife
7.875"3.5"4.2 ozSandvik 14C28N$$$4.8
SOG Specialty Knives & Tools TFSA-98 Flash II 1/2 Serrated, Black TiNi

SOG Specialty Knives & Tools TFSA-98 Flash II 1/2 Serrated, Black TiNi
8"3.5" 3.1 ozAUS8 Stainless Steel$$4.6
Gerber 06079 Folding Clip Point Serrated Gator Knife, Box

Gerber 06079 Folding Clip Point Serrated Gator Knife, Box
9.45"3.75"5 oz154CM$4.8
Benchmade Barrage Folding

Benchmade Barrage Folding
8.45"3.6"5.4 oz154CM$$$$4.8
Benchmade 950 Rift Osborne Design Folding Knife

Benchmade 950 Rift Osborne Design Folding Knife
8.27"3.67"4.8 oz154CM$$$$4.8
Spyderco Sage Titanium Plain Edge Knife

Spyderco Sage Titanium Plain Edge Knife
7.125"3"3.5 ozCPM-S30V$$$$4.8
Buck 110FG Folding Hunter with Finger Grooves, Lockback Folding Knife

8.62"3.75"7.2 oz420HC Stainless Steel$$4.8
Spyderco Dragonfly Plain Edge Knife

5.56"2.25"12 ozVG10 Stainless Steel$$4.8
Buck 279BK Folding Alpha Hunter, Rubber Handles, Liner Lock Folding Knife

Buck 279BK Folding Alpha Hunter, Rubber Handles, Liner Lock Folding Knife
8.5"3.5"8 oz420HC Stainless Steel$$4.8
Kershaw Salvo Pocket Knife

7.75"3.25"4 oz14C28N$$4.8
Buck 505 Knight Lockback Folding Knife

4.625"1.875"1.5 oz420HC Stainless Steel$4.8
Kershaw Ken Onion Tactical Blur Folding Knife with Speed Safe

Kershaw Ken Onion Tactical Blur Folding Knife with Speed Safe
7.875"3.375"4 ozSandvik 14C28N$$$4.7
Kershaw Ken Onion Leek Folding Knife with Speed Safe

Kershaw Ken Onion Leek Folding Knife with Speed Safe
7"3"3.1 ozSandvik 13C26 Stainless Steel$$4.7
Spyderco Tenacious Plain Edge Knife

Spyderco Tenacious
7.75"3.375"4 oz8CR13MOV$$4.7
Benchmade Osborne Design Folding Knife

7.87"3.4"2.9 ozS30V Premium Stainless Steel$$$$4.7
Spyderco Endura 4 Wave Plain Edge Folding Knife

8.8"3.8"3.6 ozVG-10 steel$$$4.7
Spyderco Pacific Salt- Rust Free Plain Edge Knife, Black

8.68"3.81"4 ozH1 Stainless Steel$$$4.7
Spyderco Delica4 Lightweight FRN Flat Ground PlainEdge Knife

7.125"2.874"2.5 ozVG-10 steel$$$4.7
Buck 290BL Rush Assisted Opening Knife

6.25"2.5"3.5 oz420HC Stainless Steel$$4.7
Spyderco Resilience Black G-10 PlainEdge Knife

9.375"4.25"5.4 oz8Cr13MoV$$4.7
Kershaw Skyline Knife with Textured Black G-10 Handle

7.375"3.125"2.3 ozSandvik 14C28N$$4.7
Kershaw Black Clash Serrated Speed Safe Knife

7"3.125"3.4 oz8CR13MoV$4.7
Benchmade Pardue Design Combo Edge Knife

7.42"3.25"3.2 oz154CM$$$$4.6
Buck 55 Folding Hunter

5.75"2.375"2.2 oz420HC Stainless Steel$$4.6
Rush Pocketknife by Buck Knives

6.25"2.5"2.4 oz420HC Stainless Steel$$4.6
Buck 398BK Omni Hunter 12pt Guthook Lock Back Folding Knife

9.75"4"4.6 oz420HC Stainless Steel$$4.6
Spyderco Persistence G-10 Plain Edge Knife

6.8"2.75"3.3 oz8Cr13MoV$$4.6
Buck 301 Stockman Folding Pocket Knife

6.875"3"2.9 oz420HC Stainless Steel$$4.6
Kershaw Volt II Pocket Knife

7"3.25"3.8 oz8CR13MoV$4.6
Gerber 22-41830 EAB Pocket Knife, Exchange A Blade

4.1"1.7"2.5 ozExchangable Utility Razor Blades$4.6
Kershaw OSO Sweet Knife with Stainless-Steel Blade and Nylon Handle

4.8"3.5"1.6 ozAUS6A Stainless Steel$4.6
Gerber Bear Grylls Folding Sheath Knife

Gerber Bear Grylls Folding Sheath Knife
8.5"3.6"4.3 oz1/2 Serrated high carbon Stainless Steel$4.5
Benchmade Knife 275 Adamas Folding Knife Axis Locking Mechanism and G10 Handle Black

8.75"3.875"7.7 ozD2 Rockwell$$$$4.5
Spyderco Native Lightweight Plain Edge Knife, Black

7"3.125"2.65 ozCPM-S30V Stainless Steel$$$4.5
Gerber 22-41534 Hinderer Rescue Knife with Serrated Edge Includes Tool Kit and Sheath

8.5"3.5"5.6 oz440A$$$4.5
Buck 278 Folding Alpha Hunter, Rubber Handle with Guthook, Liner Lock Folding Hunter

8.5"3.5"8 oz420HC Stainless Steel$$4.5
Kershaw Brawler Speedsafe Knife

7.375"3.25"4.8 oz8CR13MoV$4.5
Kershaw Chill Pocket Knife

7"3.125"2 oz8CR13MoV$4.5
Kershaw Cryo Speed Safe Folding Knife

Kershaw Cryo Speed Safe Folding Knife
6.5"2.75"4.8 oz8Cr13MoV, Titanium carbo-nitrade coating$$4.4
SOG Flash II Folding Knife

SOG Flash II Folding Knife
8"3.5"3.1 ozAUS8 Stainless Steel$$4.4
Smith & Wesson SWBG2TS Border Guard 2 Rescue Knife with 40% Serrated Tanto Blade

Smith & Wesson SWBG2TS Border Guard 2 Rescue Knife
10"4.4"8.8 oz400 Black$4.3
Benchmade 710 Mchenry and Williams Design Knife

Best Pocket Knife - Benchmade Mchenry and Williams 710
8.8"3.9"4.5 ozD2 Steel/58-61 HRC$$$$4.3
Buck Chairman Series Folding Hunter Pocket Knife

8.625"3.75"7.2 oz420HC Stainless Steel$$$4.3
Buck 286 BHW Large Bantam Camo Folding Hunting Knife (Camo)

8.75"3.625"3.2 oz420HC Stainless Steel$4.3
Buck 389 Canoe 2 Bladed Traditional Folding Pocket Knife (Wood)

6.1"2.5"2.7 oz420HC Stainless Steel$4.3
Gerber 22-48484 Mini Paraframe Knife, Serrated Edge

6"2.22"1.4 ozHigh Carbon Stainless Steel$4.2
Benchmade Sibert Design MPR Drop-Point with Titanium Mono-Lock Knife

6.90"2.90"5.6 ozM390 Stainless Steel$$$$4.1
Benchmade Torrent Knife

8.20"3.60"3.5 oz154CM$$$$4.1
Buck 0371BRS Stockman Folding Pocket Knife

6.75"2.875"3.1 oz420HC Stainless Steel$4.1
Gerber 22-41493 EVO Jr. Serrated Edge Knife

6.35"2.75"1.8 ozHigh Carbon Stainless Steel$4.1
Benchmade Mini Onslaught Knife

7.78"3.45"3.9 oz154CM$$$$4.0
Gerber 22-01966 Covert Knife with Serrated Edge

8.7"3.7"4.9 oz7Cr17MoV$$3.9
Gerber 22-47162 Fast Draw Spring Assisted Opening Stainless Steel Fine Edge Knife

7.13"2.99"3.6 oz420HC Stainless Steel$3.8

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