324 Reviews


Folding Knife Reviews (1YL=1 Year Later Update; if there is a score change, there is new text):

Chris Reeve Small Sebenza 21 Score: 20/20; 1YL: Same;  2YL: No longer Perfect

Spyderco Leafstorm Score: 14/20; 1YL: 13/20

Buck Vantage Select Small Score: 14/20; 1YL: 15/20

Fox Cutlery SpyFox Score: 13/20; 1YL: Same

Spyderco Dragonfly I FRN Score: 18/20; 1YL: 17/20

SOG Flash I Score: 10/20; 1YL: Same

Spyderco Tenacious Score: 11/20; 1YL: Same

Bradley Cutlery Alias II Score: 17/20; 1YL: Same

Benchmade Sequel 707 Score: 13/20; 1YL: 14/20

Zero Tolerance ZT350 Score: 19/20; 1YL: 18/20

Kershaw OD-2 Score: 17/20; 1YL: Same

Spyderco Delica 4 Score: 19/20; 1YL: 18/20

Kershaw Scallion Score: 8/20; 1YL: Same

Spyderco Dragonfly II ZDP-189 Score: 20/20; 1YL: Same

Kershaw Skyline: Score 18/20; 1YL: 19/20

SOG Twitch II: Score 14/20

CRKT McGinnis Tuition: Score 15/20

Benchmade Mini Griptillian 555hg: Score 19/20

Cold Steel Mini Tuff Lite: Score 17/20

Iain Sinclair Cardsharp 2: Score 16/20

Spyderco Lava: Score 8/20

Filip de Coene Hybrid Friction Folder: Unscored

Spyderco Calypso Jr: Score 19/20

Boker Exskelibur II: Score 9/20

Benchmade Aphid: Score 19/20

ProTech Sprint PR1: Score 16/20

Spyderco Paramilitary 2: Score 19/20

Spyderco Calypso 3 Carbon Fiber: Score 20/20

Kershaw Cryo: Score 9/20; RE-REVIEW: Score 11/20

Al Mar Hawk Ultralight: Score 18/20

Spyderco Junior: Score 17/20

CRKT Ripple 2: Score 17/20

Kershaw Zing SS: Score 18/20

CRKT Eraser: Score 18/20

Benchmade Emissary: Score 16/20

TuffThumbz Buck Advantage: Score 19/20

Cold Steel Mini Recon 1: Score 16/20

CRKT Drifter: Stainless Steel Model: 17/20; G10 Model: 18/20

Ka Bar Mini Dozier: Score 16/20

TAD Gear Dauntless Mk. II: Score 20/20

Surefire Jekyll: Score 18/20

Byrd Meadowlark Lightweight: Score 16/20

Curtiss Nano: Score 18/20

Steve Karroll EDMW: Score 20/20

Spyderco Native 5: Score 18/20

Kershaw Chill: Score 16/20

Benchmade 300SN: Score 14/20

CRKT Enticer: Score 15/20

CRKT Swindle: Score 18/20

SOG Bluto: Score 18/20

Zero Tolerance ZT560: Score 19/20

Spyderco Manix2 Lightweight: Score 20/20 PERFECT; Update: 19/20

Strider PT CC: Score 18/20; 1YL: Score: 17/20

Queen Cutlery Copperhead: Unscored

Spyderco Southard: Score 17/20

Cold Steel Micro Recon: Score 12/20

Spyderco Pingo: Score 17/20

Kershaw Injection 3.0: Score 19/20

Spyderco Zulu: Score 19/20

AG Russell Small Skorpion: Score 17/20

DPx Gear HEST/F 2.0 Blade HQ Edition: Score 16/20

Kershaw Leek: Score 15/20

AG Russell Medium Barlow: Score 17/20

ESEE Zancudo: Score 15/20

Spyderco Air: Score 18/20

Hinderer XM-18: Score 20/20; 1YL: Score 19/20

Emerson Mini CQC7: Score: 18/20

Charles Gedraitis Small Pathfinder Flipper: Score 20/20

Fallkniven U2: Score 19/20

Hogue EX-01 4" Auto: Score 17/20

San Ren Mu 605: Score 19/20

Brous Blades Bionic: Score out of box 17/20; with mods 19/20

Cold Steel Mini AK-47: Score 18/20; EDITOR'S SCORE: 16/20

Spyderco Smallfly: Score 16/20

CRKT M16 01Z: Score 16/20

Zero Tolerance ZT0801: Score 18/20

Northwood Knives Indian River Jack: Score 20/20 PERFECT

Cold Steel Voyager: Score 14/20

Kershaw Cryo G10: Score 18/20

Nilete Quiete: Score 18/20

Lionsteel SR-1a: Score 17/20

Kershaw/Emerson CQC6K: Score 19/20

Kershaw G10 Blackwash Zing: Score 18/20

Buck Mini Spitfire: Score 9/20; EDITOR'S Score: 6/20

Benchmade 940-1: Score 19/20

Kizer Ki 3404-3: Score 19/20

Smith and Sons Mudbug: Score 16/20

Triple Aught Design Fellhoelter Compact Dauntless: Score 20/20

Chris Reeve Mnandi: Score 20/20 PERFECT

Zero Tolerance ZT0770CF: Score 18/20

Emerson Mini A-100: Score 18/20

CRKT No Time Off: Score 18/20

James Brand Chapter Knife: Score 17/20

Smock Knives Mini Southard: Score 19/20

AG Russell Acies2: Score 17/20

Zero Tolerance ZT0562: Score 18/20

Zero Tolerance ZT0450: Score 17/20

Gareth Bull Shamwari: Score: 20/20

Zero Tolerance ZT0566: Score: 13/20

Kershaw Strobe: Score 17/20

Tom's Choice Barlow: Score 19/20

AG Russell K12 One Handed Knife: Score 19/20

Kershaw Knockout: Score 17/20

Gerber 39 Micarta: Score 17/20

Kershaw Crown: Score 15/20

Boker Anso Zero: Score 14/20 NOT RECOMMENDED

CRKT GSD: Score 14/20

Lionsteel TRE G10: Score 19/20

Kizer Gemini: Score 20/20

Northwoods Knives Everyday Barlow: Score 16/20 NOT RECOMMENDED

Ontario RAT II: Score 15/20

Spyderco Positron: Score 14/20

Steve Karroll SES: Score 19/20

Microtech UTX-70: Score 18/20

Boker Mini Kwaiken: Score 17/20

Spyderco Roadie: Score 20/20 PERFECT

Spyderco Mantra 1: Score 20/20

K'roo Slipjoint: Score 16/20

Perceval Le Francais: Score 17/20

Benchmade 555-1: Score 20/20 PERFECT

DPx Gear HEST Urban: Score 17/20

Jarosz M75: Score 19/20

CRKT Jettison Compact: Score 17/20

Spyderco Vrango: Score 12/20

Darriel Caston Kadima: Score 18/20

Olamic Wayfarer 247: Score 19/20

William Henry E-6: Score 18/20

Steelcraft Mini Bodega: Score 19/20

Cold Steel Espada XL: Score 8/20

James Folsom: Score 18/20

Case Small Lockback: Score 12/20

CRKT Pilar: Score 18/20

Spyderco Efficient: Score 19/20

Fixed Blade Reviews:

Ontario Knife Company Ranger RD-7: Unscored

ESEE Candiru: Score 20/20

Kershaw Skyline Fixed Blade: Score 17/20

Spyderco Rock: Score 18/20

Cold Steel Recon Scout: Score 19/20

AG Russell Odin's Eye: Unscored

Bark River Little Creek in 3V: Score 19/20

Condor Bushlore: Score 13/20

Bark River Adventurer: Score 20/20

Fallkniven F1z: Score 18/20

Ver Steeg Imp: Score 20/20 PERFECT

Arno Bernard Bush Baby Caper: Score 18/20

Utility Tools Battle Axe: Score 17/20

American Knife Company Forest: Score 19/20

Fiddleback Forge Bushcrafter: Score 19/20

CRKT Mossback Hunter and Bird and Trout: Scores 17/20

Survive! Knives GSO 4.7: Score 20/20 PERFECT

Multitool Reviews:

Leatherman Skeletool CX: Score 19/20; 1YL: Same

Leatherman Squirt PS4: Score 20/20; 1YL: Same

Atwood Atwrench: Score 16/20

JDR Ti Baby Pacu 2.5: Score 14/20

Leatherman Sidekick: Score 17/20

Gerber Artifact: Score 4/20

Gerber Shard: Score 19/20

TT PockeTTools Chopper: Score 20/20

Leatherman Charge TTi: Score 19/20

BushidoMosquito Custom Ti SAK RamblerSCORE SUSPENDED, see review

RoBoT One Piece Multitool: Score 16/20

TT PockeTTools TT-7: Score 18/20

Victorinox Alox Cadet: Score 17/20

Gerber Dime: Score 20/20

TT PockeTTools TT Zombie: Score 17/20

Click Carabiner: Score 18/20

Spyderco Clipitool Driver: Score 18/20

Leatherman Style PS: Score 19/20

NiteIze Doohickey: Score 13/20

Boker JDR Toucan: Score 16/20

TT PockeTTools TT Keeper: Score 17/20

Rexford TAD RUT: Score 15/20

Gerber 600: Score 1/20

SAK Modder Custom Pioneer: Score 20/20

Prometheus EKO: Score 17/20

Pinch Multitool: Score 11/20

Griffin Pocket Tool: Score 15/20

Flashlight Reviews:

McGizmo Haiku Score: 20/20; 1YL: Same

4Sevens Preon Package Score: 17/20; 1YL: Same

Bitz Pocket Ti Score: 19/20; 1YL: 18/20

Muyshondt Aeon: Score 20/20; 1YL: Same

Arc 6: Score 6/20; 1YL: Same

Surefire G2X Pro: Score 17/20

Liteflux LF3XT: Score 14/20

Arc AAA-P: Score 16/20

Leatherman Serac S3: Score 17/20

Fenix LD10: Score 14/20

Dark Sucks MC-18 B: Score 19/20

Lumapower Incendio XM-L: Score 18/20

4sevens MiNi Quark 123 XM-L: Score 17/20

TorchLAB Moddoolar Pocket: Score 20/20

Steve Ku 40DD: Score 17/20

EagleTac D25a XML Ti Edition: Score 18/20

Sunwayman M11R "Mr. Elfin": Score 18/20

4Sevens Preon 0: Score 16/20; 1YL: 15/20

LED Lenser M7R: Score 16/20 (with variability up to 18/20)

JetBeam RRT-01: Score 18/20

Four Sevens MM-X: Score 18/20

Steve Ku Quantum DD: Score 20/20 PERFECT

Lighthound AA (Balder HD-1): Score 12/20--NOT RECOMMENDED

Lighthound AAA (Balder BD-0): Score 17/20 (18/20 if you like tactical UIs)

MBI CoreTi: Score 17/20

Peak Solutions Eiger Oveready Edition: Score 19/20

Surefire EB1: Score 17/20

47s Penlight: Score 17/20

Muyshondt Aeon Mk. II: Score 20/20 PERFECT; Muyshondt Nautilus Mk. II: Score 19/20

Zebralight SC600 Mk.II: Score 18/20

47s Quark QP2L-X: Score 17/20

MBI HF: HF: Score 19/20 , HF-R: Score 19/20, and HF-R Ti: Score 20/20 PERFECT

Zebralight SC52w: Score 19/20

Prometheus Beta-QR: Score 19/20

47s Atom A0 Ti: Score 16/20

HDS Rotary Executive 200: Score 18/20

47s Atom AL: Score 18/20

Armytek Partner C1: Score 12/20; EDITOR'S SCORE: SAME

FourSevens MMR-X: Score 19/20

FourSevens MMU-X3: Score 14/20

Orbita Lighthouse: Score 10/20

ArmyTek Viking: Score 16/20

Xtar Pilot B20: Score 17/20

Thrunite T10T: Score 18/20

R-Pal Lantern: Unscored

Mako Mk. II: Score 19/20

SPY 007: Score 20/20--NOT RECOMMENDED

L3 Illumination L10C: Score 19/20

Mag Lights Mag Tac: Score 9/20

Fenix E05 (2014 Ed.): Score 17/20

Malkoff MDC: Score 18/20

Sinner Tri-EDC: Score 18/20

Olight S1 Baton: Score 20/20

Nitecore EC-11: Score PRODUCT FAILURE

Lumintop Tool AAA: Score 13/20

Surefire Titan Plus: Score 18/20

FourSevens Paladin: Score 6/20

Fenix RC09Ti: Score 11/20

Muyshondt Aeon Mk. 3: Score 20/20 PERFECT

Olight S1A Baton: Score 19/20

Olight S1R and S2R Baton: S1R Score: 20/20; S2R Score: 17/20

Packs, Bags, and Sheathes:

Maxpedition Pygmy Falcon II: Score 17/20

Tumi Briefcase: Score 20/20 (or 16/20 w/original strap): 1YL: 15 out of 20 with new strap

Tom Bihn Cadet: Score 18/20; 2YL: 20/20 PERFECT

Skinth OG: Score 16/20

Tom Bihn Dyneema Synpase: Score 19/20

Red Oxx Metro: Score 19/20

Tom Bihn Synapse 25: Score 20/20 PERFECT

Tom Bihn Guide Pack: Score 17/20

Tom Bihn Founder's Briefcase: Score 17/20

NockCo Lookout: Score 20/20

Topo Designs Day Pack: Score 7/20

Fieldline Backpack: Score 10/20

Osprey Flare 24/7: Score 17/20

Cotopaxi Kilaminjaro: Score 17/20

Tom Bihn Parental Unit: Score 18/20

SOG TOC: Score 12/20

Pens:

Zebra F-701: Unscored

TuffWriter Ultimate Clicky: Unscored

MaxMadCo Bolt Action: Unscored

Alpha Pen: Ti Model: Score 19/20; Al Model: Score 20/20

TuffWriter Ultimate Titanium Clicky: Score: 18/20

Pilot Vanishing Point: Score 20/20

Lamy Safari: Score 18/20

Masterstroke Airfoil: Score 17/20

Inspirs TTi-120: Score 18/20

Tombow Airpress: Score 15/20

Kaweco Sport Fountain Pen: Score 19/20

Tactile Turn Shaker: Score 20/20 PERFECT

Masterstroke Airfoil Clicky: Score 17/20

TT Stinger: Score 19/20

Sharpie Pen (Metal Body): Score 19/20

Karas Customs Ink: Score 18/20

Zebra Sharbo X LT3: Score 16/20 NOT RECOMMENDED

Retro 51 Tornado: Score 14/20 NOT RECOMMENDED

Tactile Turn Gist: Score 20/20 PERFECT

Karas Kustoms EDK: Score 19/20

TWSBI Classic: Score 7/20

Schaeffer Sagaris: Score 17/20

Tactile Turn Glider and Slider: Score 18/20 (Glider in Zirc) and 19/20 (Slider in Ti)

Water Bottles:

The Square: Score 18/20

My BRK: Score 16/20

S'well Bottle: Score 16/20

The Freedom Bottle: Unscored

Hydroflask: Score 18/20

Watches:

Seiko SNGZ15J1: Score 12/20

Wallets:

Bellroy Note Sleeve Wallet: Unscored

Bellroy Card Sleeve: Unscored

Obtainium Wallet: Score 17/20

Bellroy Elements Pocket Wallet: Score 10/20

RC Fibers D15 Wallet and Carbon Fiber Money Clip: 17/20 or 18/20

Anso Matrix Card Holder: 18/20

Slimfold Microsoft Shell: 17/20

Liquid Essentialist: 12/20 PRODUCT FAILURE

A-Slim Yaiba: 19/20

Miscellaneous Reviews:

Bill Hays Hathcock Target Sniper: Unscored

TAD Gear Covert Pants: Unscored

BladeKey: Unscored

GearPull: Unscored

MBI ZoomHead and HF Body Tube: Unscored

TT PockeTTools 69: Unscored

Field Notes Pitch Black: Unscored

Tanos Mini Systainer Storage System: Unscored

TT PockeTTools TT Spork: Unscored

TT PockeTTools TT-Capper: Unscored

Simple Shot Scout: Unscored

Simple Shot Torque: Unscored

KeySmart 2.0: Unscored

Gamble Made Gatekeeper: Unscored

Blackwing Palomino 602: Unscored, Highly Recommended

Edgevale Cast Iron Shorts: Unscored, Not Recommended

Scout Leatherwork Pocket Protector: Unscored, Recommended

My AllOutdoor Reviews:

SOG Aegis Mini: Unscored

SOG Vulcan Mini: Unscored

EagleTac TX25C2: Unscored

Brous Blade Silent Soldier Flipper v.2: Unscored

LED Lenser F1: Unscored

Freeman Outdoor Gear 451: Unscored

TAD Stealth Hoodie: Unscored

Spyderco Paramilitary 2 Elmax: Unscored

Three Rivers Manufacturing TR-LT200: Unscored

Ka Bar Becker BK9: Unscored

Gransfor Bruks Wildlife Hatchet: Unscored

Leatherman Leap: Unscored

Leatherman By The Numbers #4: Unscored

Kershaw Amplitude: Unscored

Eagletac D25AAA: Unscored

Everyday-Carry.com Reviews:

Spyderco Techno: Score 18/20

HDS Executive Clicky: Score 18/20

CRKT Eros SS: Score 4.5 out of 5 stars

Spyderco Chaparral: Score 5 out of 5 stars

CRKT Incendor: Score 4 out of 5 stars

User Submitted Reviews:

ZT 560 by Tom: Score 18/20

Strider SNG CC by Alex: Score 18/20

JPR Toucan by Tom: Score 20/20

Leatherman e33L by Matt: Score 15/20

Zebralight H31 by Jason: Score 18/20

Olight S10 Baton by Reed: Score 18/20

Xeno E03 by Spencer: Score 17/20