Protech Magic BR-1 "Whiskers" Automatic Knife (3.125" Stonewash) BR-1.3

MSRP: $300.00
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Item #BHQ-27390


  • Overall Length:7.25"
  • Blade Length:3.125"
  • Blade Thickness:0.11"
  • Blade Material:154CM
  • Blade Style:Drop Point
  • Blade Grind:Flat
  • Finish:Stonewash
  • Edge Type:Plain
  • Handle Length:4.125"
  • Handle Thickness:0.45"
  • Handle Material:Aluminum
  • Color:Black
  • Weight:3.10 oz.
  • User:Right Hand
  • Pocket Clip:Tip-Up
  • Knife Type:Automatic
  • Opener:Hidden Release
  • Brand:Protech
  • Model:Magic BR-1
  • Model Number:BR-1.3
  • Designer:Mike "Whiskers" Allen
  • Country of Origin:USA
  • Best Use:Everyday Carry
  • Product Type:Knife


This knife doesn't open intuitively for most people, but you'll know the secret to its suave automatic action. The Magic BR-1 is a Mike "Whiskers" Allen design that utilizes a hidden bolster release; a simple, deliberate slide of the front bolster deploys the blade and also unlocks it.

The Magic BR-1.3 has a stonewash finished 154-CM steel blade and black anodized 6061-T6 aluminum handle with a patterned bolster release.


Customer Reviews

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David S.
Received the "Wiskers Magic" today. Out of the box it needed sharpening. But a little work with a Lansky and a few passes on the leather and its shaving sharp now. The action was a little stiff also, but a drop of oil fixed that and it fires and locks nicely now. Very cool design. Can't wait to show the guys and see if they can figure it out.

This is my 7th purchase from BladeHQ and I'm really impressed. Received notice Saturday that knife was in (back order/out of stock), received Wednesday.

Don't think I'll be using this to cut Sheetrock, to expensive, and I have Boker autos for that. Probably be my dress knife.
Great work knife
Tommy L.
I purchased this knife and put it to work. Cut sheetrock and wood. used as screwdriver and prybar and that's just a few ways I have abused this knife. It holds a good edge and continues to open, close and cut like day one.
Another Hard Hitter
Thomas D.
This is my third Protech and I have to say they all open hard and fast. I have other autos but they don't hit like a Protech. This knife has a cool opener and decent size blade.
Great knife
Jeb I.
Hits hard and locks up tight. It sits deep in the pocket and is light but feels great in the hand. Super sharp to boot. This was my first protech and it won't be my last.
My favourite flavour: plain!
Per B.
I really like this knife. It's the perfect size for me. Both the blade and the handle and it carries deep. The anodizing on the aluminium handle holds up nicely. I thought I scratched it against a rivet on my jeans, but it turned out that the "scratch" was just metal that had come off the rivet and the knife was fine.

I've seen that a lot of variations of this knife have been released, but I prefer this version. The actuator appears most "hidden" when the handle is a single dark colour and the pattern on the bolster is both pretty, adds texture and makes the mechanism harder to spot.
Protech Magic
Robert G.
Awesome knife. Fast action. Perfect size for pocket carry. Much better quality and stronger action than other autos I've had in the past.