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10 Beautiful and Unique Pocket Knives

Since the beginning of this year is not easy to determine the best unique pocket knife, but it is possible. Today I present to you a review of unique folding knives from American and other manufacturers, designed for tactical and everyday use, hiking, survival, and knife fighting.

Ernest Emerson ECS Fighter

Ernest Emerson ECS Fighter

10th place went to the knife of martial artist Ernest Emerson ECS Fighter. A simple, durable and elegant tool designed for use as part of the author’s combat defense system Emerson Combat Systems (ECS).


  • Steel grade 154 CM with hardness HRC 57-59.
  • Handle from G10.
  • Total length 22.6 cm.
  • Blade length 9.7 cm.
  • Blade thickness 0.32 cm.
  • Liner-Lock.
  • The cost is 264 USD.

Striker Folding Knife

Striker Folding Knife

The 9th place was won by the Striker Folding combat folding knife. The model is made taking into account army standards, but is intended for civilian use, including for hidden wear.


  • Steel grade 154CM with hardness HRC 57-59.
  • Handle made of textured material G10.
  • Handle length 8.9 cm.
  • Blade length 7.6 cm.
  • Locker Liner Locking Folder.
  • Cost 150 USD.

Special Forces Folding Knife Mil-SPIE Tanto

Mil-SPIE Tanto

The 8th place went to the tactical folding knife Mil-SPIE Tanto manufactured by the knife company TOPs Knives. The product in the tanto style is designed for everyday wear in peacetime, during hostilities, and can also act as a tool in the EDC kit.


  • Steel grade with hardness HRC.
  • Handle made of aircraft grade 6061 T-6 aluminum.
  • Total length 20.3 cm.
  • Blade length 8.9 cm.
  • Blade thickness 0.32 cm.
  • Tool steel clamp.
  • Cost 200 USD.

Army Pocket Knife Victorinox RangerWood 55

Victorinox RangerWood 55

7th place is assigned to the Victorinox RangerWood 55 Swiss Army Folding Knife. This is an everyday multi-purpose tool that can be simultaneously classified as a Swiss multi-tool. It can be used in the city, on a camping trip, and during military operations.


  • Total length 23 cm.
  • Blade length 10 cm.
  • Liner-Lock
  • Cost 68-100 USD.

Folding Skinner Folding Hunting Knife

Skinner Folding

6th place goes to the Folding Skinner hunting folding knife, part of the Buck Knives Open Season line. The product is intended for everyday tasks, as well as for skinning and cutting meat in field conditions.


  • Steel grade S30V with a hardness of HRC 59-61.
  • Handle (pads) made of rosewood.
  • Blade length 9.5 cm.
  • Weight is 170 grams.
  • Cost 125 USD.

Brite Strike Blade Survival Folding Knife

Brite Strike Blade

5th place was taken by the unique and versatile folding multitool knife for survival, hiking and EDC applications of Brite Strike Blade. The product is equipped with everything necessary to save the lives of sailors, pilots, motorists and, among other things, it includes cullet, a flashlight, and even a flint to receive fire. This is essentially a survival kit.


  • Steel grade with hardness HRC.
  • Weight is 152 grams.
  • Total length 21.8 cm.
  • Blade length 8.9 cm.
  • Blade thickness 0.32 cm.
  • Cost 150 USD.

Gator Premium folding hunting knife

Gator Premium

4th place was awarded to the Gator Premium Sheath Folder made by the world-famous manufacturer Gerber Gear. The main idea of ​​the product: ensuring ease of use, reliability of construction and strength of materials in field conditions regardless of weather and natural disasters.


  • Steel grade CPM S30Vc with hardness HRC.
  • Iconic Gator Grip.
  • Total length 22.9 cm.
  • Blade length 10.2 cm.
  • Lock: Gerber signature lock.
  • Weight is 250 grams.
  • Cost is 146 USD.

 CRKT Outrage folding knife

CRKT Outrage

3rd place went to the CRKT penknife – Outrage. The product is intended for use in urban kits, but due to its strength, it can be used as an everyday working tool in the field.


  • Steel grade 8Cr13MoV with a hardness of HRC 58-60.
  • Handle made of 6061 aluminum and 2Cr13 steel.
  • Total length 20.1 cm.
  • Blade length 8.1 cm.
  • Blade thickness 0.33 cm.
  • Weight is 128 grams.
  • Liner-Lock.
  • Cost 70 USD.

SOG Knife Toothlock

SOG Knife Toothlock

2nd place assigned to the tactical folding knife Toothlock manufactured by the American knife company SOG. The product is suitable for combat missions and can be used as a backup tool in field and urban conditions.


  • Steel grade VG-10 with a hardness of HRC 58-60.
  • Handle made of stainless steel, fiberglass and nylon.
  • Total length 18.8 cm.
  • Blade length with partially serrated edge 7.9 cm.
  • Blade thickness 0.3 cm.
  • Lock: SOG proprietary lock.
  • Weight is 99 grams.
  • Cost 140 USD.

BCM Bulldog Tactical Folding Knife

BCM Bulldog

1st place was earned by the tactical folding knife “Bulldog” (BCM Bulldog) manufactured by Emerson Knives. This is a durable, reliable and uncompromising tool that can withstand heavy loads in the field, urban and military conditions, in order to save the life of its owner. The product is released in a limited series for military specialists, rescuers, survival professionals, and knife fight masters.


  • Steel grade 154 CM with hardness HRC57-59.
  • Handle in textured G10.
  • Total length 19.1 cm.
  • Blade length 8.1 cm.
  • Blade thickness 0.32 cm.
  • The cost is 231 USD.

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