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Benchmade 51 Balisong Morpho Butterfly Knife Orange G-10 (4.25" SW) 51-1801

MSRP: $335.00
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Item #BHQ-84224

Specifications

  • Overall Length:9.25"
  • Blade Length:4.25"
  • Cutting Edge:3.75"
  • Blade Thickness:0.10"
  • Blade Material:D2
  • Hardness:60-62 RC
  • Blade Style:Spear Point
  • Blade Grind:Flat
  • Finish:Stonewash
  • Edge Type:Plain
  • Handle Length:5.00"
  • Handle Thickness:0.48"
  • Handle Material:G-10
  • Color:Orange
  • Frame/Liner:Titanium
  • Weight:3.48 oz.
  • User:Right Hand, Left Hand
  • Pocket Clip:Tip-Up
  • Knife Type:Butterfly
  • Lock Type:Spring Latch
  • Brand:Benchmade
  • Model:51
  • Model Number:51-1801
  • Country of Origin:USA
  • Best Use:Recreation
  • Product Type:Knife
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Specifications

  • Overall Length:9.25"
  • Blade Length:4.25"
  • Cutting Edge:3.75"
  • Blade Thickness:0.10"
  • Blade Material:D2
  • Hardness:60-62 RC
  • Blade Style:Spear Point
  • Blade Grind:Flat
  • Finish:Stonewash
  • Edge Type:Plain
  • Handle Length:5.00"
  • Handle Thickness:0.48"
  • Handle Material:G-10
  • Color:Orange
  • Frame/Liner:Titanium
  • Weight:3.48 oz.
  • User:Right Hand, Left Hand
  • Pocket Clip:Tip-Up
  • Knife Type:Butterfly
  • Lock Type:Spring Latch
  • Brand:Benchmade
  • Model:51
  • Model Number:51-1801
  • Country of Origin:USA
  • Best Use:Recreation
  • Product Type:Knife
Description

Description

Limited edition Blade HQ exclusive 51 balisong from Benchmade! This butterfly knife features vibrant orange G-10 scales based on the classic and treasured Model 42, a stonewashed blade, and bead blasted titanium liners & clip!

This blade is class from tip to tail. The D2 tool steel blade has a stonewash finish and a modified spear-point shape. The handles are skeletonized, made of a vibrant G-10 with blasted liners, and features a patented spring-latch locking mechanism. The handle also has finger contours for better grip, and a 6AL4V titanium tip-up pocket clip for easy carry. Despite an overall length of 9.25 inches, this beautifully crafted knife weighs just over 3 ounces, so it's easy to carry and effortless to use.

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Customer Reviews

Amazing knife
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Jason T.
12-05-2019
I have a BRS an Archangel and BM42 and this is my favorite balisong. It's lightweight and very EDCable. I had BM51 before this and it sliced through everything I put in front of it for 3 years.
badass
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Kevin H.
12-02-2019
I've had Butterfly knives since I was a kid. Saw this thing and I had to have it. Definitely happy with my purchase! Quality and craftsman are spot on and the flipping action is truly amazing! Well worth the money.
Orange is the new black
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Mike m.
12-02-2019
I really like the orange color on the G10 handles. It's a great stand out color for this knife. Build is solid and smooth. Latch is very nicely done and "pops" open. It feels like a high quality instrument and the blade is sharp!
Fantastic knife - great weight and so smooth!
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Ryan L.
12-01-2019
This Benchmade Morpho 51 is a really great balisong. The orange G10 scales provide good grip and does look quite nice. It is definitely much lighter when flipping but still feels very solid. For the price, I'll should have purchased the black handle one! Great knife - i'll need to purchase a few more at this price.
AMAZING
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Brayden B.
12-01-2019
To start things off, I think everyone should have this knife. The balance is superb, the weight is great, and the feeling is amazing. The action is amazingly smooth, the g10 offers amazing grip allowing you to keep track of the knife, without loosing the ability to manipulate it. I own multiple balisongs only one of which cost less than $100, and the 51 is by far my favorite. It is lighter than most Baliís, but itís not THAT light. The balance is amazing and I have done rollovers, Chaplinís, and aerials easier than with anything else Iíve ever handled. While some people may prefer a heavier knife, I love the weight, and I still have no issue switching between knives. I just always get drawn back to the 51 pick one up while you can because it is definitely worth it
Benchmade 51 Balisong, Great Knife!
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Brendan M.
11-26-2019
I must say the Price combined with the quality workmanship make this one heck of a deal. I have never owned a quality butterfly knife, but after playing around with this one I think this will be the first of many more to come.

Don't mess around pick one of these up before they are out of stock.
51 is the best
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James K.
08-30-2019
Knife is great. Definitely a good choice.
I should give it a 5.but...

The shipping is too slow.
Pre shipment for 2-3 days and finally shipped.
CS just reply email but no real responses.

I also ordered a Chimera and the shiping is the same story.

I am really hesitate order another one.
Very Good
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trayton b.
07-21-2019
First Butterfly knife. Well made. Quality blade. Handles great.
My favorite!!!
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Robert H.
07-10-2019
This is my favorite flipper. I own a number of balisongs from Tachyon to Bradley to Smallfly and I love them all. But this is pretty much perfection for me. I much prefer the slim profile, lighter weight and length and it is in my EDC rotation. I love the spear point. I love the pocket clip and latch. I can always tell if I have the bite handle or not. Did I say I love this knife?!?!
awesome, especially for $230
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Stephen H.
07-07-2019
I really like this knife! It flips really well despite being light and the spring for the latch being part of the liner is pretty slick. It's also a really nice EDC-- with the pocket clip you can feel tactility which handle is the bite handle and not cut yourself when you're trying to cut something else. All in all, you can't go wrong with this knife.
Solid Product
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Sean N.
05-19-2019
I have been flipping this knife for about a week now and I got to say out of the box it is absolutely solid. Only complaint/Issue would be the pins need to be lock tightened. Other than that happy with my purchase all around. Hair shaving sharp as well. Also would love to know how limited of a run this knife is?
Beautiful
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Konwoo K.
04-20-2019
Just got it in the mail and I can already tell it's quality. My 1st Benchmade and it won't be my last.
Love it
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johnny r.
04-02-2019
Im not a MASSIVE flipper, I'm sorta new to it, but I've had an alpha beast, a bear and son, and a few others I can't remember. This one is very nice. I LOVE the Color. I'm debating a flytanium but i do like it how it is. The bear and sons was nice in the beginning as if you messed up you would probably be OK. This one, this will get the red flowing. And make you learn REAL quick! Can't really go wrong with Benchmade!
Great knife
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Michael G.
03-07-2019
I just received this knife and I was not sure at first but the more I flip it the more I like it. It's very light but well made. It is definitely a quality knife. Thank you blade hq for the fast shipping.
The 51
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Paxten p.
03-04-2019
This balisong is one of the best I have baught it is light and has great grip! It is also rock solid with its titanium handle
I would buy again
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Brandon R.
02-18-2019
This is a great knife. With that being said, if your learning with it just beware the the lock on these knives will break if dropped often. Thats my only problem with it. Other than that i love it.
Amazing
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Geordthi F.
12-20-2018
this balisong is a 10/10 would buy. im a flipper and an investor/collector and i wish i grabbed myself a second one to flip. it doesnt have the same weight overall as the regular 51. still a feather-light flipper so you need to keep that in mind. but by far my new favorite balisong. i cant stop admiring the orange g10 (orange is my favorite color)
Great knife, well for the first few days anyway
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Gregory S.
10-15-2018
So first, I love this knife, has a great feel, looks really cool (wish I'd pulled the trigger back when the green one was being sold too!). My only comment against it is the cost. Not that it's crazy expensive, but that I also recently picked up a Bradley butterfly knife for less than half the price, and quality wise I'd say it's right with this knife. So part of what your buying is the name and reputation, but if this knife isn't in your price range you can't go wrong considering a Bradley. Note, the Bradley is a lot heavier. Now, all that said, so glad I bought the Benchmade as I've wanted one forever and this one will hold it's value given it'll sell out just like the green one did. Actually considering buying a second one to put up and not use. UPDATE. So I've been flipping this knife for a few days, changed my stars from 5 to 3 as the handles are already loose and the blade is making contact with the sides of the frame as it comes back into the handle. For this much money I'm shocked that my few hours of use have caused it to behave like a 10 dollar flipper.
Love these scales
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Michael L.
09-23-2018
Love the way this flips, love the bead blasted liners, was on the edge about the orange scales but found that I love the color and the hole pattern, love the stonewashed blade. I like this Bali better then my Morpho with the black scales, the scales just feel better. Hope Benchmade does more like these in the future, maybe with ti?
Perfection
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Quinn M.
08-22-2018
"Oooo the 51 isnt for flipping its too light" Absolutely not this knife! Im not sure if its the hole and the extra little weight but it is PERFECT for rollovers! First thing I did was crack this puppy open, did a Y2K and cut about an half a inch into my thumb next to my finger nail! So of course it comes hair popping sharp.
All I can say is that it is worth the money and it is absolute perfection from benchmade. 10/10 all around
Worth Every Penny
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Aaron R.
08-01-2018
First off, this knife was delivered quickly, so two thumbs up to BladeHQ. The knife was in immaculate condition and very sharp. The attention to detail in this knife is incredible. I love the feel of the g-10 handles. It has grip when you need it. I'm no "Expert YouTube Flipper", but this knife flips awesome. I love handling this knife. It's a beautiful knife and worth every penny.
Favorite Knife
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Patrick K.
07-27-2018
I bought this in person earlier this month, I absolutely love it. I use it as my EDC, so the pocket clip is nice to have.
My new EDC
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Paul G.
07-26-2018
I don't know where to start with this knife!! I absolutely love the color of the g10 scales!! The beadblast finish gives the scales the perfect texture for flipping. The long pocket clip holds the knife in place perfectly on the outside of my pocket (I live in an open carry state.) The blade is super sharp and the stonewash is gorgeous! I love the lack of tang pins. After watching reviews online I thought I was going to hate the design of the spring latch but after experiencing it in person it functions perfectly. I never thought I'd replace my Tachyon III as my EDC but this knife has done it.
Absolutely love it
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Mark B.
07-15-2018
I had the opportunity to pick this up in person at bladehq, so I was able to handle it before purchase. Orange g10 scales are bright and look so nice. They are very light, unlike my m42, so flipping will take getting use to a little. Pocket clip really doesnt get in the way either. Blade is VERY sharp and the stone wash is super nice. I'm very please with this purchase, especially since I missed out on the green one a while back. Get them while you can.
Awesome!
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Brandon B.
06-14-2018
Blade arrived a day early which is always a plus. Knife is very sharp and the edge is well produced. The G-10 liners feel great in the hand along with the 42 style holes. I love the bead blasted liners and pocket clip on this knife. The flipping is great but it seems like the pocket clip could get in the way during a few tricks but thats just me. That issue can be changed by also taking off the clip. Overall this is an excellent quality balisong and I look forward to progressing with it.
Quality balisong
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Richard S.
06-10-2018
This knife is impressive. Very high quality blade and workmanship. Blade arrived very sharp, knife was in perfect condition. This is a nice choice for edc, flips great.
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Reviews

Description

Limited edition Blade HQ exclusive 51 balisong from Benchmade! This butterfly knife features vibrant orange G-10 scales based on the classic and treasured Model 42, a stonewashed blade, and bead blasted titanium liners & clip!

This blade is class from tip to tail. The D2 tool steel blade has a stonewash finish and a modified spear-point shape. The handles are skeletonized, made of a vibrant G-10 with blasted liners, and features a patented spring-latch locking mechanism. The handle also has finger contours for better grip, and a 6AL4V titanium tip-up pocket clip for easy carry. Despite an overall length of 9.25 inches, this beautifully crafted knife weighs just over 3 ounces, so it's easy to carry and effortless to use.

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Specifications

  • Overall Length:9.25"
  • Blade Length:4.25"
  • Cutting Edge:3.75"
  • Blade Thickness:0.10"
  • Blade Material:D2
  • Hardness:60-62 RC
  • Blade Style:Spear Point
  • Blade Grind:Flat
  • Finish:Stonewash
  • Edge Type:Plain
  • Handle Length:5.00"
  • Handle Thickness:0.48"
  • Handle Material:G-10
  • Color:Orange
  • Frame/Liner:Titanium
  • Weight:3.48 oz.
  • User:Right Hand, Left Hand
  • Pocket Clip:Tip-Up
  • Knife Type:Butterfly
  • Lock Type:Spring Latch
  • Brand:Benchmade
  • Model:51
  • Model Number:51-1801
  • Country of Origin:USA
  • Best Use:Recreation
  • Product Type:Knife

Customer Reviews

Amazing knife
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Jason T.
12-05-2019
I have a BRS an Archangel and BM42 and this is my favorite balisong. It's lightweight and very EDCable. I had BM51 before this and it sliced through everything I put in front of it for 3 years.
badass
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Kevin H.
12-02-2019
I've had Butterfly knives since I was a kid. Saw this thing and I had to have it. Definitely happy with my purchase! Quality and craftsman are spot on and the flipping action is truly amazing! Well worth the money.
Orange is the new black
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Mike m.
12-02-2019
I really like the orange color on the G10 handles. It's a great stand out color for this knife. Build is solid and smooth. Latch is very nicely done and "pops" open. It feels like a high quality instrument and the blade is sharp!
Fantastic knife - great weight and so smooth!
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Ryan L.
12-01-2019
This Benchmade Morpho 51 is a really great balisong. The orange G10 scales provide good grip and does look quite nice. It is definitely much lighter when flipping but still feels very solid. For the price, I'll should have purchased the black handle one! Great knife - i'll need to purchase a few more at this price.
AMAZING
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Brayden B.
12-01-2019
To start things off, I think everyone should have this knife. The balance is superb, the weight is great, and the feeling is amazing. The action is amazingly smooth, the g10 offers amazing grip allowing you to keep track of the knife, without loosing the ability to manipulate it. I own multiple balisongs only one of which cost less than $100, and the 51 is by far my favorite. It is lighter than most Baliís, but itís not THAT light. The balance is amazing and I have done rollovers, Chaplinís, and aerials easier than with anything else Iíve ever handled. While some people may prefer a heavier knife, I love the weight, and I still have no issue switching between knives. I just always get drawn back to the 51 pick one up while you can because it is definitely worth it
Benchmade 51 Balisong, Great Knife!
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Brendan M.
11-26-2019
I must say the Price combined with the quality workmanship make this one heck of a deal. I have never owned a quality butterfly knife, but after playing around with this one I think this will be the first of many more to come.

Don't mess around pick one of these up before they are out of stock.
51 is the best
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James K.
08-30-2019
Knife is great. Definitely a good choice.
I should give it a 5.but...

The shipping is too slow.
Pre shipment for 2-3 days and finally shipped.
CS just reply email but no real responses.

I also ordered a Chimera and the shiping is the same story.

I am really hesitate order another one.
Very Good
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trayton b.
07-21-2019
First Butterfly knife. Well made. Quality blade. Handles great.
My favorite!!!
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Robert H.
07-10-2019
This is my favorite flipper. I own a number of balisongs from Tachyon to Bradley to Smallfly and I love them all. But this is pretty much perfection for me. I much prefer the slim profile, lighter weight and length and it is in my EDC rotation. I love the spear point. I love the pocket clip and latch. I can always tell if I have the bite handle or not. Did I say I love this knife?!?!
awesome, especially for $230
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Stephen H.
07-07-2019
I really like this knife! It flips really well despite being light and the spring for the latch being part of the liner is pretty slick. It's also a really nice EDC-- with the pocket clip you can feel tactility which handle is the bite handle and not cut yourself when you're trying to cut something else. All in all, you can't go wrong with this knife.
Solid Product
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Sean N.
05-19-2019
I have been flipping this knife for about a week now and I got to say out of the box it is absolutely solid. Only complaint/Issue would be the pins need to be lock tightened. Other than that happy with my purchase all around. Hair shaving sharp as well. Also would love to know how limited of a run this knife is?
Beautiful
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Konwoo K.
04-20-2019
Just got it in the mail and I can already tell it's quality. My 1st Benchmade and it won't be my last.
Love it
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johnny r.
04-02-2019
Im not a MASSIVE flipper, I'm sorta new to it, but I've had an alpha beast, a bear and son, and a few others I can't remember. This one is very nice. I LOVE the Color. I'm debating a flytanium but i do like it how it is. The bear and sons was nice in the beginning as if you messed up you would probably be OK. This one, this will get the red flowing. And make you learn REAL quick! Can't really go wrong with Benchmade!
Great knife
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Michael G.
03-07-2019
I just received this knife and I was not sure at first but the more I flip it the more I like it. It's very light but well made. It is definitely a quality knife. Thank you blade hq for the fast shipping.
The 51
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Paxten p.
03-04-2019
This balisong is one of the best I have baught it is light and has great grip! It is also rock solid with its titanium handle
I would buy again
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Brandon R.
02-18-2019
This is a great knife. With that being said, if your learning with it just beware the the lock on these knives will break if dropped often. Thats my only problem with it. Other than that i love it.
Amazing
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Geordthi F.
12-20-2018
this balisong is a 10/10 would buy. im a flipper and an investor/collector and i wish i grabbed myself a second one to flip. it doesnt have the same weight overall as the regular 51. still a feather-light flipper so you need to keep that in mind. but by far my new favorite balisong. i cant stop admiring the orange g10 (orange is my favorite color)
Great knife, well for the first few days anyway
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Gregory S.
10-15-2018
So first, I love this knife, has a great feel, looks really cool (wish I'd pulled the trigger back when the green one was being sold too!). My only comment against it is the cost. Not that it's crazy expensive, but that I also recently picked up a Bradley butterfly knife for less than half the price, and quality wise I'd say it's right with this knife. So part of what your buying is the name and reputation, but if this knife isn't in your price range you can't go wrong considering a Bradley. Note, the Bradley is a lot heavier. Now, all that said, so glad I bought the Benchmade as I've wanted one forever and this one will hold it's value given it'll sell out just like the green one did. Actually considering buying a second one to put up and not use. UPDATE. So I've been flipping this knife for a few days, changed my stars from 5 to 3 as the handles are already loose and the blade is making contact with the sides of the frame as it comes back into the handle. For this much money I'm shocked that my few hours of use have caused it to behave like a 10 dollar flipper.
Love these scales
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Michael L.
09-23-2018
Love the way this flips, love the bead blasted liners, was on the edge about the orange scales but found that I love the color and the hole pattern, love the stonewashed blade. I like this Bali better then my Morpho with the black scales, the scales just feel better. Hope Benchmade does more like these in the future, maybe with ti?
Perfection
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Quinn M.
08-22-2018
"Oooo the 51 isnt for flipping its too light" Absolutely not this knife! Im not sure if its the hole and the extra little weight but it is PERFECT for rollovers! First thing I did was crack this puppy open, did a Y2K and cut about an half a inch into my thumb next to my finger nail! So of course it comes hair popping sharp.
All I can say is that it is worth the money and it is absolute perfection from benchmade. 10/10 all around
Worth Every Penny
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Aaron R.
08-01-2018
First off, this knife was delivered quickly, so two thumbs up to BladeHQ. The knife was in immaculate condition and very sharp. The attention to detail in this knife is incredible. I love the feel of the g-10 handles. It has grip when you need it. I'm no "Expert YouTube Flipper", but this knife flips awesome. I love handling this knife. It's a beautiful knife and worth every penny.
Favorite Knife
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Patrick K.
07-27-2018
I bought this in person earlier this month, I absolutely love it. I use it as my EDC, so the pocket clip is nice to have.
My new EDC
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Paul G.
07-26-2018
I don't know where to start with this knife!! I absolutely love the color of the g10 scales!! The beadblast finish gives the scales the perfect texture for flipping. The long pocket clip holds the knife in place perfectly on the outside of my pocket (I live in an open carry state.) The blade is super sharp and the stonewash is gorgeous! I love the lack of tang pins. After watching reviews online I thought I was going to hate the design of the spring latch but after experiencing it in person it functions perfectly. I never thought I'd replace my Tachyon III as my EDC but this knife has done it.
Absolutely love it
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Mark B.
07-15-2018
I had the opportunity to pick this up in person at bladehq, so I was able to handle it before purchase. Orange g10 scales are bright and look so nice. They are very light, unlike my m42, so flipping will take getting use to a little. Pocket clip really doesnt get in the way either. Blade is VERY sharp and the stone wash is super nice. I'm very please with this purchase, especially since I missed out on the green one a while back. Get them while you can.
Awesome!
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Brandon B.
06-14-2018
Blade arrived a day early which is always a plus. Knife is very sharp and the edge is well produced. The G-10 liners feel great in the hand along with the 42 style holes. I love the bead blasted liners and pocket clip on this knife. The flipping is great but it seems like the pocket clip could get in the way during a few tricks but thats just me. That issue can be changed by also taking off the clip. Overall this is an excellent quality balisong and I look forward to progressing with it.
Quality balisong
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Richard S.
06-10-2018
This knife is impressive. Very high quality blade and workmanship. Blade arrived very sharp, knife was in perfect condition. This is a nice choice for edc, flips great.
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