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 Accessories 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 Accessories Extreme Ops SWA24S 7.1in S.S. Folding Knife with 3.1in Serrated Clip...
2 CIVIVI Mini Praxis Folding Pocket Knife, 2.98' D2 Steel Blade G10 Handle Small EDC Knife with Pocket Clip for Men Women, Sharp Camping Survival Hiking Knives C18026C-1 CIVIVI Mini Praxis Folding Pocket Knife, 2.98" D2 Steel Blade G10 Handle Small EDC Knife with Pocket...
3 Kershaw Barricade (8650) Orange Multifunction Rescue Pocket Knife with 3.5 Inch Stainless Steel Blade; SpeedSafe Opening, Glass Breaker Tip, Belt Cutter, Pocketclip; 4.5 oz, Small Kershaw Barricade (8650) Orange Multifunction Rescue Pocket Knife with 3.5 Inch Stainless Steel...
4 TAC Force Spring Assisted Folding Pocket Knife – Rainbow TiNite Coated Stainless Steel Blade with Black Aluminum Handle, Bottle Opener, Glass Punch and Pocket Clip, Tactical, EDC, Rescue - TF-705RB TAC Force Spring Assisted Folding Pocket Knife – Rainbow TiNite Coated Stainless Steel Blade with...
5 Gerber Gear Paraframe Mini Pocket Knife - 2.2' Plain Edge Blade Length Folding Knife - EDC Gear and Equipment - Stainless Steel Gerber Gear Paraframe Mini Pocket Knife - 2.2" Plain Edge Blade Length Folding Knife - EDC Gear and...
6 Kershaw Spoke Pocket Knife, 2' 4Cr14 Steel Blade with BlackWash Coatin, Compact Assisted-Opening EDC Kershaw Spoke Pocket Knife, 2" 4Cr14 Steel Blade with BlackWash Coatin, Compact Assisted-Opening EDC
7 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...
8 NedFoss Pocket Folding Knife DA75, 3 in 1 Pocket Knife for Men, Survival Knife with Liner-Lock Belt Clip, Seat Belt Cutter, Glass Breaker, Hunting knife for Camping Hiking NedFoss Pocket Folding Knife DA75, 3 in 1 Pocket Knife for Men, Survival Knife with Liner-Lock Belt...
9 Safety Lock Pocket Knife - Spring Assisted 3.4-inch Sharp Blade - Folding Tactical Black Knife with Aluminum Handle - Ideal Knives Set for EDC Camping Hunting Survival - Birthday Gift for Men & Women 6681 Safety Lock Pocket Knife - Spring Assisted 3.4-inch Sharp Blade - Folding Tactical Black Knife with...
10 Victorinox Swiss Army Classic SD Pocket Knife, Red Victorinox Swiss Army Classic SD Pocket Knife, Red
11 Kershaw Appa Folding Tactical Pocket Knife, SpeedSafe Opening, 2.75 inch Black Blade and Handle, Small, Lightweight Every Day Carry Kershaw Appa Folding Tactical Pocket Knife, SpeedSafe Opening, 2.75 inch Black Blade and Handle,...
12 FLISSA Pocket Knife, 3.5' Folding Stonewash Blade Tactical Knife, G10 Handle, for Outdoor, Survival, Hunting and Camping, Great Gifts for Dad FLISSA Pocket Knife, 3.5" Folding Stonewash Blade Tactical Knife, G10 Handle, for Outdoor, Survival,...
13 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...
14 Buck Knives 373 Trio 3-Blade Folding Pocket Knife with Wood Handle Buck Knives 373 Trio 3-Blade Folding Pocket Knife with Wood Handle
15 Kershaw Grid Pocketknife, 3.7' 8Cr13MoV Steel Drop Point Plain Edge Blade, Assisted One-Handed Flipper or Thumb Stud Opening, Frame Lock EDC,Grey/Black Kershaw Grid Pocketknife, 3.7" 8Cr13MoV Steel Drop Point Plain Edge Blade, Assisted One-Handed...
16 Kershaw 3-Inch Blue Pocketknife with SpeedSafe Opening and Deep Carry Pocketclip Kershaw 3-Inch Blue Pocketknife with SpeedSafe Opening and Deep Carry Pocketclip
17 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...
18 Smith & Wesson Border Guard SWBG10S 8.3in High Carbon S.S. Folding Knife with 3.5in Serrated Tanto Blade and Aluminum Handle for Outdoor, Tactical, Survival and EDC ,Black Smith & Wesson Border Guard SWBG10S 8.3in High Carbon S.S. Folding Knife with 3.5in Serrated Tanto...
19 Milwaukee FASTBACK Folding Utility Knife w/Blade Multifunctionality, Red-black Milwaukee FASTBACK Folding Utility Knife w/Blade Multifunctionality, Red-black
20 Kershaw Clash Black Serrated Pocketknife, 3' 8Cr13MoV Steel Drop Point Blade, Assisted One-Handed Flipper Opening, Folding Utility EDC Kershaw Clash Black Serrated Pocketknife, 3" 8Cr13MoV Steel Drop Point Blade, Assisted One-Handed...
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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