5 Of Our Favorite New Folding Knives

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5 Of Our Favorite New Folding Knives

With more than 2,000 knife products in stock at ruggedandtactical.com, it can be hard to keep up with the awesome new knives that we have.  So here are 5 of our favorite new folding knives.


The Boker Plus Kwaiken Mini G-10 from Lucas Burnley is a tactical knife with plain elegance. In an attempt to more easily bridge the gap between the GI and Gentlemen's knife, the Kwaiken Mini Flipper has the same outstanding characteristics at significantly reduced (and therefore pocket-compatible) dimensions.The Kwaiken Mini Flipper also features cobalt alloyed VG-10 as the blade steel.The black G-10 handle, stonewash blade finish, and pocket clip complete this impressive package. 
Blade material: VG-10 
Blade length: 3" 
Closed length: 4.25" 
Overall length: 7.25" 
Handle material: G-10 
Weight (oz.): 3.21 


The Chaparrals lightweight offers the same design theme and functionality as its brothers, but with a simple , reliable, and affordable injection molded handle. Its tough fiberglass-reinforced nylon construction minimizes weight and offers the high-traction while its nested, skeletonized stainless steel liners ensure excellent structural strength and precise alignment of all key components. 
Blade length is 2.80 in. 
Overall length is 6.40 in. 
CTS XHP Stainless steel blade 
Gray FRN handle 
Left/Right tip-ip carry pocket clip 


Nemesis NK-15 Manx Framelock Folder is based on a Jeff Hall custom design. The handle features a titanium framelock and a black anodized aluminum top scale with a carbon fiber inlay. Open-build design with blue back spacers. The blade is VG-1 stainless steel with a satin finish and a plain edge (thumb tab for opening). The Manx is a great size knife for pocket carry and includes a tip-up black pocket clip. A very impressive knife. 
Blade length is 3.00 in. 
Overall length is 7.18 in. 
Blade material is VG-10 stainless 
Titanium with carbon fiber insert handle 
Stainless steel pocket clip 


Cold Steel Recon I series continues to set a standard for Tactical Folding Knives that's hard to beat. These tough, dependable knives have been a mainstay in the world of tactical knives for many years, with a hard earned reputation for reliability and strength. A popular knife with Military and Law Enforcement Personnel, Fire and Rescue crews as well as civilians who appreciate a hardworking, dependable tool for any occasion. Sharp as a scalpel and tough as a tank, the Recon Series is available with 2, 3, 4, and 5 1/2 inch blades, and every facet of their construction has been over engineered to make them as strong, durable and effective as humanly possible. These Cold Steel classics are thin, light, razor sharp and amazingly strong! Every model in this diverse series features Cold Steel world renowned Tri-Ad lock, making them almost impervious to shock and keeping your Cold Steel precious fingers safe from harm when using your Cold Steel knife in even the most taxing conditions. From the sturdy little workhorse that is Cold Steel Micro series to the beastly cutting power of Cold Steel XL Recon series and all the knives in between - whatever your Cold Steel mission, the Recon I is there for you! 
CTS-XHP USA steel 
4 inch blade length with DLC coating 
G-10 Handle material 
9.38 inches overall 
Ambidextrous pocket / belt clip 

5. CRKT M16-10KSF FOLDER 2.94 

Handles are shaped and contoured in the same confident grip M16 style, but are crafted of a retro flavored stainless steel. Handles are all finished in a classic black oxide finish. These folders are available in several blade style options including cutting edge configurations, each with their own user advantages to offer. Blades also feature the Carson Flipper for quick and convenient blade actuation - and the flipper doubles as an effective blade guard in the open position. Blade lock up is secured through the traditional framelock mechanism. 
Folding Knife with Dual Hilt Fram Lock 
Black Corrosion Resistant EDP Coating 
Stainless Steel Combination blade 2.94 inches, 
Carson Flipper for quick and convenient opening 
Overall Length: 7 inches 


What are some of your favorite new knives?