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Artistic Knives – Unusual Suspects

A Work of Art in Your Pocket

A good knife is an indispensable tool that is used for everything from busting open that package you just got delivered to getting you out of a tricky situation. Shown here in actual size are a range of knives, from one that was designed for close quarters combat to one that includes a retractable, glass breaker. Precisely machined, these pocket-works of art are almost too beautiful to be used…almost.

artistic-knives-colombia-river-knive-and-tool-kiss-assist
Brand
Colombia River Knife & Tool
Model
K.I.S.S.ASSist
OAL
6.75 inches
Blade Length
2.75 inches
Weight
2.5 ounces
MSRP
$69
URL
www.crkt.com

This knife features a Fire-Safe mechanism that allows for safe and fast, one-hand assisted opening and one-hand closing.

artistic-knives-spartan-blades-cqb-tool
Brand
Spartan Blades
Model
CQB Tool
OAL
6.94 inches
Blade Length
2.88 inches
Weight
2 ounces
MSRP $160
URL
www.spartanbladesusa.com

Designed for close-quarters-grappling situations, this ring dagger comes with its own MOLLE/PALS-compatible kydex sheath.

artistic-knives-sog-aegis-mini-tanto-black-tini
Brand
SOG
Model
Aegis Mini Tanto-Black TiNi
OAL
7 inches
Blade Length
3 inches
Weight
2 ounces
MSRP
$90
URL
www.sogknives.com

This ultralightweight knife features an assisted opening and a reversible pocket clip.

artistic-knives-spyderco-assist-black-blade
Brand
Spyderco
Model
Assist Black Blade
OAL
8.44 inches
Blade Length
3.69 inches
Weight
4 ounces
MSRP
$150
URL
www.spyderco.com

Made for emergencies, this blunt-nosed knife includes a glass breaker and a whistle, and can be converted to safely cut rope without exposing the knife’s edge to the user.

artistic-knives-zero-tolerance-knives-ranger-green-assisted-folder
Brand
Zero Tolerance Knives
Model
Ranger Green Assisted Folder
OAL
8.63 inches
Blade Length
3.75 inches
Weight
8 ounces
MSRP
$340
URL
www.kershawknives.com

This collaboration between ZT and Strider Knives is deployed one-handed thanks to its smooth operation and ambidextrous blade protrusion.

artistic-knives-benchmade-adamas-folder
Brand
Benchmade
Model
Adamas Folder
OAL
8.7 inches
Blade Length
3.82 inches
Weight
7.7 ounces
MSRP
$195
URL
www.benchmade.com

Featuring great overall balance, smooth blade operation, and nice grip feel, the individually numbered blade puts this knife over the top.

artistic-knives-511-tanto-surge
Brand
5.11
Model
Tanto Surge
OAL
8.85 inches
Blade Length
4.25 inches
Weight
7 ounces
MSRP
$90
URL
www.511tactical.com

The Tanto Surge has serrated, index-finger and thumb grips for control and comes with its own MOLLE-compatible sheath.

artistic-knives-houge-ex01-tactical-folder-g-mascus
Brand
Houge
Model
EX-01 Tactical Folder G-Mascus
OAL
9 inches
Blade Length
4 inches
Weight
5.2 ounces
MSRP
$240
URL
www.hogueknives.com

The EX-01 features a chemical-resistant G10 grip and locking blade safety.


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