OTF Knives (Out the Front Knives)

OTF knives, Out the Front knives, or Switchblades. Whatever you prefer to call ‘em, we’ve got ‘em. While these knives are primarily used by and made for law enforcement, military personnel, and first responders, an OTF knife will make a great addition to any collection.

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Microtech Troodon S/E OTF Automatic Knife Red (3" Black) 139-1RD

Our Price: $407.55
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Microtech Troodon D/E OTF Automatic Knife Orange (3" Stonewash) 138-10OR

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Microtech UTX-70 S/E OTF Automatic Knife Turquoise (2.4" Satin) 148-10TQ

Our Price: $246.00
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Microtech Makora II D/A OTF Automatic Knife Red (4.45" Black) 106-1RD

Our Price: $492.20
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Paragon PARA-XD Dagger OTF Automatic Knife (3.625" Satin Serr)

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Microtech Daytona D/A OTF Knife w/ Carbon Fiber (3.25" Black) 124-1

Our Price: $379.85
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Microtech Custom Daytona D/A OTF Knife (Damascus)

Our Price: $979.00
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Microtech UTX-70 D/E OTF Automatic Knife Blue (2.4" Stonewash) 147-10 BL

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Microtech UTX-70 D/E OTF Automatic Knife Red (2.4" Stonewash) 147-10RD

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Microtech UTX-70 D/E OTF Automatic Knife OD Green (2.4" Stonewash) 147-10OD

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Paragon PARA-XD Dagger OTF Automatic Knife Smooth (3.5" Satin)

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Paragon PARA-XD Dagger OTF Automatic Knife (3.5" Satin Full Serr)

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Paragon PARA-XD Dagger OTF Automatic Knife (3.5" Satin Serr Edge)

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Paragon PARA-XD Blood Line Dagger OTF Automatic Knife Black (3.5" Red Serr)

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Paragon PARA-XD Blood Line Dagger OTF Automatic Knife Black (3.5" Red Full Serr)

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Paragon PARA-XD Blood Line Dagger OTF Automatic Knife Red (3.5" Red)

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Paragon PARA-XD Tanto Automatic Knife (3.5" Black Serr)

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Microtech Marfione Custom Element S/E OTF Automatic Knife (3.4" Mirror)

Our Price: $1,350.00
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Paragon PARA-X Dagger OTF Automatic Knife (3.5" Full Serr)

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Microtech UTX-70 CA Legal Dagger OTF Automatic Knife (1.75" Bead Blast) 2010

Our Price: $230.05
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Microtech CFO Combat/Front Opener OTF Automatic Knife CF (Bead Blast) 3/95 #097

Our Price: $1,050.00
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Microtech Custom Scarab D/A OTF Knife Diamond Plate (Damascus)

Our Price: $1,890.00
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Microtech Ultratech Bayonet OTF Automatic Knife Orange Al (3.4" Satin ELMAX)

Our Price: $310.00
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Microtech Ultratech Bayonet OTF Automatic Knife Blue CC (3.4" SW) 120-10BL

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About OTF Knives (Out the Front Knives)


Best OTF Knives

OTF Knives might be one of the most fun knife styles a person can add to their collection. In addition to being an essential tactical knife design, they also make an awesome fidget knife when your hands are getting restless. The snappy in-and-out action of a great OTF Knife can keep any knife nut entertained for hours on end. They also tend to offer a slim double-edge design, reliable and quick blade deployment, and the always important cool factor. Check out our Best OTF Knives article for some of the best out the front knives currently on the market or watch the Knife Banter video below to see some of our all-time favorite OTF Knives.

How To Choose An OTF Knife

With so many models and brands to choose from, finding the perfect OTF knife can be a daunting task. But don't worry, Blade HQ has got your back. Check out our How to Choose an OTF Knife article for all the "ins and outs" of shopping for your next out the front knife. Or browse our reviews on some of the most popular OTF models, including the Ultratech and Exocet from Microtech Knives. Microtech is one of the premier OTF knife makers out there; see some of our favorite MT models in the Knife Banter video below.

Final Say and the Law

There are many great companies producing OTFs. Some of the top dogs are Benchmade, Microtech, Protech, and Smith & Wesson’s tactical line. In the early 50’s, Hollywood often depicted these blades as the trademark weapons of rough or criminal-prone characters, creating a lot of negative associations with stiletto style switchblades and, by default, OTF knives. As a result, the United States began passing laws against switchblade knives. Know the laws in your area before you purchase.

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