Hi SEF, As with any knife, they will cut just fine. Steel and edge are good. Difficulties arise mostly from public that are afraid of Balisongs and switchblades. As well as LEO's enforcing the law. sal I've known people who like and prefer to carry Balisongs/Butterfly knives over other types. And y...
I just found out this one today, when tightening, get both sides of the screw just barely out of the scales enough to catch your nail on it, with CBBL's at least this seems to get it uber smooth and without play.
My Cara Cara 2, was somewhat tight from the factory, but not super tight. After a few months of use (And some hard cutting) a long with over oiling (Not suggesting this, I accidently put a big glob of coconut oil in the pivot) it became quite smooth and is still tight in the lock up.
I cleaned it. (pictures coming as soon as I can, I am pretty busy right now) It appears that the sharpish corners that appear when transitioning from the round polished tang area to the flat part where the ball rests, and the little concave part behind the choil have worn a little bit concave.