Best Pocket Knives Guide: Shop All Knife Brands

Best Pocket Knives Guide: Shop All Knife Brands

The Best Knives For Everyday Carry 

If you are shopping for your next pocket knife or everyday carry, this curated list features some of the best knives & knife brands that everyday users are carrying today. 



1. Benchmade Bailout 

One of our favorites, the Benchmade Bugout is one EDC that is extremely lightweight but still sports a CPM-S30V surgical steel blade. The Grivory handle material makes this model less than 2 ounces overall. This lightweight handle makes it easy for EDC enthusiasts to carry this piece in their pocket as if it wasn't there. Equipped with an axis locking and manual opening mechanism, the bailout is one of the top Benchmade knives out there for the everyday outdoorsman. 

  • Steel - CPM-3V
  • Blade Length - 3.38 in
  • Weight- 2 oz

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Boker Knife
The Boker Kalashnikov is an automatic knife that may be familiar to most. This knife is equipped with a spring a push button that opens this knife extremely quick. This knife is very attractive to users who need to open their knife with just one hand. For the price this knife is unbeatable and will last users over 5-7 years for just under $50. 
  • Overall length: 8"
  • Handle length: 4.75"
  • Blade length: 3.25"
  • Blade material: AUS-8


3. Kershaw Launch 8

Kershaw Launch 8

The Launch 8 tops our list as one of the popular knives in Kershaw's Launch series. Extremely sleek and slim, this knife is easy to conceal and barely noticeable when in your pocket or clipped. This auto is one of the snappier of the launches and is lightning fast on the open. Click below to checkout and shop our entire Kershaw knife collection.

  • Steel: CPM 154 
  • Handle: 6061-T6 aluminum
  • Blade Length: 3.5 in. 
  • Overall Length: 8.25 in. 
  • Weight: 2.4 oz. 


4. Hendrix Triton OTF

Hendrix OTF 

5. Spyderco Manix 2

Spyderco Manix 2


Next up is the Manix 2 by Spyderco Knife Company, One of the larger carries in our list, this knife is USA made and has an extremely sharp CPM-S30V steel blade on it. The Manix 2's handle is capped with textured blue/purple G10 scales that are the signature color of Spyderco's elite family of CPM S110V knives. 

  • Blade Length: 3.37"
  • Overall Length: 8"
  • Blade Material: CPM S110V Stainless Steel
  • Handle Material: Blue/Purple G10
  • Weight: 4.2 oz.



6. CRKT CEO Linerlock


CRKT CEO Linerlock

At first glance the sleek CRKT CEO looks like a pen in someones front pocket as it was exactly designed to look. This knife is the perfect piece for anyone looking for an extremely low profile and lightweight knife to hold on their clothes or pocket.
  • Blade Length: 3.11"
  • Overall Length: 7.6"
  • Blade Material: 8Cr13MoV
  • Weight: 2.1 oz
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