On Deck

WE Knives 717 Valiant

Bark River Mini Bushcrafter

Hinderer Half Track

Ruike P801

TWSBI Eco

Tom Bihn Framed Synapse

Spyderco FRN Chaparral

Muyshondt Beagle

Smock Knives SK23 

372 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

Sawby Swift: Unscored

Grimsmo Norseman: 18/20

WE Knives Cirrus: Score 17/20

Spyderco Para3: Score 14/20

Skeletool KB: Score 17/20

Andrew Demko AD-15: Score 18/20

Spyderco Chaparral in Raffir Noble: Score 20/20

Kizer Feist: Score 18/20

Shirogorov Neon: Score 19/20

GEC Small Jack #25: Score 14/20

Yuna Knives EQ-1: Score 20/20

Benchmade Proper: Score 19/20

CKF Trekoza: Score 18/20

CRKT Small Batum: Score 13/20

KaBar Jarosz 7075: Score 13/20

Eric Ochs Peregrine: Score 14/20

Spyderco WolfSpyder: Score 14/20

Ozark Trail Flipper: Score 0/20

AG Russell Light'n Bug: Score 19/20

Canal Street Cutlery Boy's Knife: Score 20/20; PERFECT

Cold Steel Golden Eye: Score 18/20

Arcform Slimfoot: Score 16/20

LA Police Gear TBFK: Score 18/20

Knife Art Exclusive Carbon Fiber Insingo Sebenza: Score 20/20; PERFECT

Olamic Busker: Score 18/20

CRKT Homefront EDC: Score 17/20

Lionsteel Roundhead: Score 15/20

Massdrop x Ferrum Forge Gent: Score 20/20 PERFECT

Three Rivers Forge Viator: 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

Bark River Bravo 1 LT in 3V: Score 16/20

TM Hunt M18: Score 19/20

Cold Steel Mini Pendleton: Score 19/20

Schrade SCH36: Score 16/20

Ka Bar BK-9: Score 16/20

SOG Pillar: Score 20/20

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

Xtar Venus: Score 16/20

UltraTac A5: Score 15/20

UltraTact K18: Score 18/20

BOSS 35: Score 20/20 PERFECT

Klarus Mi7: 12/20

Klarus Mi1C: Score: 18/20

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

Mystery Ranch Urban Assault: Score 18/20

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)

Edison Pearlette: Score 19/20

Baron Fig Squire: 13/20

Tactile Turn Shaker: 20/20 Perfect

Karas Kustoms Decograph: 16/20

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

Flowfold Wallet: 16/20

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