Jacob M. is a copywriter at Blade HQ, creating listings and writing blogs. He enjoys writing fantasy stories and playing Dungeons & Dragons in his free time. He's passionate about pocket cutlery, captivated by the beauty of words, and fascinated by the potency of a well-foreshadowed point (pun intended).
What are OTF Knives? OTF stands for “Out The Front.” OTF automatic knives are knives whose blades fire automatically out the front of the handle via the slide of a switch. In general, when someone is talking about an OTF knife, they’re talking about a double-action OTF automatic knife—the primary topic of this article. But there... Read More
Kershaw has everything from premium out-the-front (OTF) knives to budget-friendly assisted-opening knives. The breadth of its offerings in price range and style is part of what makes Kershaw excellent—it has something for everyone! If you want a crossbar lock knife, Kershaw has you covered. Looking for a sweet karambit? Look no further. In the market... Read More
Introduction This best-of list isn’t your typical top ten. It lists fifteen OTF knives that are the best in their respective categories. I’ll cover more than just our choice for the Best EDC OTF and Best Tactical OTF. Have you ever wondered what the Best OTF for Fidgeting is? Or the Best Weird OTF? What... Read More
Imagine you’re walking down a dark street at night. You’re heading back to your car from a party and you’re in a bad part of town. You hear footsteps behind you and look back to see a man in a hoodie following you. All the signs are there—he’s probably up to no good. You want... Read More
From the Camp Chef to the Pyromaniac to the Prepper A “camping knife” is not a strictly defined thing. This fact proves problematic for the camper who wishes to embark on an adventure with the appropriate cutlery: You need a camping knife for your campout, but what is a camping knife? The truth is that... Read More