Best Pocket Knives Of This Year

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Best Pocket Knives Of This Year

Postby WillieBoykin » Wed May 20, 2020 9:01 pm

Do you feel that the best pocket knife can become a time-consuming task when there are hundreds of choices at different manufacturers?

In the past, a lot of people liked using traditional knives for everyday tasks. However, things are gradually changing over time, best pocket knives becoming better with time than ever.

And now, you need the best folding knife for a variety of reasons, from small chores at home to large tasks when camping. However, we can say that the factors that you should consider when deciding to buy your best pocket knives in the world a pocket knife are their ruggedness, the durability of the blade and the material that makes them.

Kershaw Cryo Folding Knife

The Cryo pocket knife has a total length of 6.5 inches; The Cryo blade is 2.75 inches long and weighs 4.2 ounces. This is an ideal knife for light and small jobs. Through experiments, Cryo completed the work with small details.

If you're someone who loves bigger knives; Unfortunately, Cryo is quite light and compact. Personally speaking, the weight of a knife does not determine its effectiveness, and Cryo is quite suitable for everyday tasks.


In addition, the blade is an attractive design detail. Cryo has a reasonably thin and thin head behind the edge. It works very well if you use it to cut materials like leather and cardboard.

The entire knife, including the blade and handle, has been coated with titanium carbide.

In ergonomics and handling, the 8Cr knife is made from stainless steel. Maybe you know the whole knife is made in China. For the price, I think you have no problem with the source of steel or manufacturing, 8Cr13MoV can handle what you need. After reviewing everything, 8Cr works well for $ 30.

Benchmade Griptilian

Benchmade of Griptilian 551 is a full-sized pocket knife, voted one of the best quality pocket knives. In between the options, this tool creates a smooth, proactive punch. Benchmade has optimized this pocket knife to become smaller for you to carry around daily; this is suitable for those who do not have much pocket space.

Benchmade blades are known for their smooth and easy cutting. The craftsmen consider the Griptilian 551 to be a good pocket knife, and it can handle robust work.

In ergonomics, Griptilian's full-sized handle fills a loose fist, which allows you to leave smooth curves on the surface you're processing. The user can pull the knife from the cutting position of the pocket clip that is attached to the knife. The nice thing about using Griptilian is that you can switch its function regardless of whether you put it in your left or right pocket.

And now let's talk about the mobility of Griptilian. It's quite light, but Griptilian actually takes up significantly more space than other pocket knives. It is also a spare hunting knife or tool in your repair box. However, Griptilian is a bit expensive compared to other brands.

Spyderco Paramilitary 2

First, when it comes to overall dimensions and blade details, Paramilitary 2 has a total length of 8.3 inches, a blade length of 3.4 inches, and a weight of 3.75 ounces. This is a medium-sized knife made in the US; it is designed to be a tactical knife or a utility folder in the top folding knives.

We also understand like many people, this is an EDC knife. Personally, Paramilitary 2 is a bit bigger than other regular pocket knives. However, it would be a useful tool for a weekend picnic.

Para 2 has an old-style Spyderco cutter. It is completely ground and made from a 3.5mm blade. You can use the knife to chop the meat as it is proven to accomplish this task.

We realize that this is one of the great pocket knives for preparing food. For example, with a 3.4 blade, Para 2 makes the job a lot easier, you can cut a lot of different raw and cooked foods even thin or thick.

When buying Para 2, you can choose the coating for your pocket knife, including a satin-like carbon coating or diamond for your special Para 2.

In terms of handles and ergonomics, the unique handle of Paramil 2 is the black G10 with a stainless steel lining. This steel liner helps reduce the weight of the knife, and as a result, this pocket knife weighs only 3.75 ounces.

Everything is perfectly tied together; this creates a Para 2 that has a top-notch processing function.

Zero Tolerance 0470

Zero Tolerance 0470's blade is made from alloy and is one of the best rated pocket knives - Best pocket knife in the world. The alloy makes it more capable of holding edges than S30V and S35V steel - and you know, with both materials the ability to hold edges is quite strong.

Zero Tolerance 0470 is a harder steel mixture; this material creates the force needed to break the strength of the ZT blade with S30V steel and on par with S35V steel.

The shape of Zero Tolerance 0470 is a classic design with a shallow clip on the head. The part of the knife is made of weaker alloy, so hard steel will help keep the piercing from being broken.

Zero Tolerance 0470 has a length of 3.4 inches (total length when opened is 7.8 inches), so with the relatively high length of this blade, Zero Tolerance 0470 can be banned in some countries. For example, Canada bans Zero Tolerance 0470 entirely. If you want to own it, make sure the laws in your area allow it.

Spyderco Tenacious G-10

Spyderco Tenacity G-10 possesses an integrity blade. Why do we say that? The first thing we want to talk about is the sharpness of a knife. You can use Spyderco to shave. Is that interesting?

Next, the material of the blade that makes up the G-10 becomes whole with high edge sharpness. Steel 8Cr13Mov is the material that Spyderco uses to create Tenacity knives which are highly appreciated by experts. However, in the end, they are still not the best steel in the business.


If you are a shopper with knowledge of top-rated pocket knives, 8Cr13Mov steel is actually China's famous AUS8 steel version. Please be assured that the Spyderco hardening process is high-quality pocket knives.

Next is ergonomics, in most ways Spyderco's form is pragmatic. The handle is quite square with a clean blade, slightly square at the back edges. The size of Spyderco is optimized to do heavy and heavy tasks well.

It can be hung at the top or bottom of your pocket, Spyderco also has a blade that can be opened with both your left or right thumb. Even if you don't like its robust look and configuration, you can fully customize these functions at the store.

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Re: Which Spyderco should I buy?

Postby Wartstein » Thu May 21, 2020 1:45 pm

Welcome to the forum! :)

Since you have a rather large knife with a long edge (Endura) and a rather small knife (Native) already, I'd take something more in between. So PM2, Stretch or Manix

I love a good backlock as well as the Stretch (amazing ergos and slicer), but still I'd recommended trying a new to you lock, that would narrow it down to PM2 or Manix.

I personally like the PM2, but still prefer the Manix platform: Thinner stock, a bit more robust tip, and I like the CBBL over the comp. lock. The ergos are also slightly better on the Manix for me. No experience with S110V though... some say it's pretty hard to sharpen.

But that being said: The PM2 is a great knife either... if you have the chance I'd handle PM2 and Manix and see which one "connects" more with you...
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Re: Which Spyderco should I buy?

Postby Notsurewhy » Thu May 21, 2020 1:59 pm

I would be most interested in the manix on your list as I've never tried S110v, but you can't go wrong with any of them.

If you like the size and lock of the endura but want a finger choil, you might want to consider the native chief. Particularly if you like the humpless design and ergos of your native.

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Re: Which Spyderco should I buy?

Postby Spydergirl88 » Thu May 21, 2020 2:02 pm

Manix2 G10 all the way. In whatever steel you can afford.

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Re: Which Spyderco should I buy?

Postby VashHash » Thu May 21, 2020 2:44 pm

I'd say the stretch 2 in ZDP-189.

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Re: Which Spyderco should I buy?

Postby Dazen » Thu May 21, 2020 2:50 pm

Bento Box Shop M390 or K390 PM2, or wait for the K390 Straight Spine Stretch.

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Re: Which Spyderco should I buy?

Postby TkoK83Spy » Thu May 21, 2020 2:50 pm

Spydergirl88 wrote:
Thu May 21, 2020 2:02 pm
Manix2 G10 all the way. In whatever steel you can afford.
+1! That's the correct answer here!
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Re: Which Spyderco should I buy?

Postby Gamecock » Thu May 21, 2020 2:54 pm

Yeah, I would have to agree on going with the Manix 2 G10. It is just a great knife all the way around. Hard call between that and the PM2, but the Manix gets the edge..

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Re: Which Spyderco should I buy?

Postby Mushroom » Thu May 21, 2020 3:39 pm

Hey Willie, welcome to the forum!

If you must have a choil the Manix 2 is a great choice, as others have mentioned. It meets your criteria and stays well within budget.

If you're willing to give up the choil and spend a few more dollars, the Caribbean Leaf might be an interesting option for you. It has jimping on the thumb ramp, available in a leaf shape blade, flat ground, LC200N steel, and you would get to try out Spyderco's compression lock. :spyder:
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Re: Which Spyderco should I buy?

Postby JuPaul » Thu May 21, 2020 3:43 pm

I don't think you can go wrong with any knife on your list, but my personal favorite is the g10 Manix 2, although I haven't used s110v. The pm2 would be my second choice. You might also look at the straight-spine stretch if you like the pm2 blade shape, but would prefer frn scales or a back lock. The vg10 sprint run can still be found, and we've heard there's a k390 version in the works.
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Re: Which Spyderco should I buy?

Postby The Meat man » Thu May 21, 2020 3:55 pm

Welcome to the forum!

My vote would be for the Stretch in ZDP-189. It'll good you the thinnest blade stock for edge length ratio, it's in a great steel that has amazing wear resistance while not being too hard to sharpen.
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Re: Which Spyderco should I buy?

Postby sn0wman72 » Thu May 21, 2020 5:47 pm

You do not say what you have in mind for use?

For EDC I would choose the Sage 5: great ego' just fits into your hand (especially when utilizing the choil), classic leaf shaped blade, compression lock, cool scales, and S30v is a good steel...easy to sharpen and works fine for everyday use

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Re: Which Spyderco should I buy?

Postby Sharp Guy » Thu May 21, 2020 6:04 pm

All great choices! So write each knife on a small piece of paper and pick one.

I have them all (not all in the same steels) and if I had to pick one for my EDC use it would be the Sage 5. But one of the others might suit you better
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Re: Which Spyderco should I buy?

Postby prndltech » Thu May 21, 2020 6:21 pm

Manix 2 with g10 and s110v. Outstanding deal.

I’d personally go for the military in s110v but that’s a little out of your price range, so therefore I say manix. Pm2 being the third choice.
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