Automatic Pocket Knife

Automatic Pocket Knife

Widely available at flea markets, these are actually pretty useful for real work. The blade is of decent quality and the lock-up of the blade is very good. The knife is patterned after a popular Boker model, though the blade has been changed to make it look a bit more "dangerous" and the handle, which is made of an inexpensive plastic of some sort, is significantly thicker than that of a real Boker. Because of its low cost, you really don't mind ruining it or losing it. There is no safety mechanism and the blade locks in place using the push-button release mechanism. The coil spring action is fairly smooth, opening with very little "kick". This is very similar to the slightly smaller knife next to it in the picture.

  • MFG: Unknown
  • MODEL: Unknown
  • TYPE: Automatic
  • ACTION: Side-opening
  • MECHANISM: Leaf spring
  • CLOSED LENGTH: 4.5"
  • BLADE LENGTH: 3.75"
  • PROS: Pros
  • CONS: Cons
  • VALUE: Good value for money.
  • OVERALL OPINION: Nice.
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