Mantis Vuja De Balisong Karambit

The Mantis Vuja De is finally here at the KnifeCenter and what a cool knife this is! The butterfly karambit – many people thought it couldn’t be done but the genius behind Mantis and QTRM5TR Knives, Jared West, has pulled it off and executed it well. It features a very cool and effective button that locks the knife in both the open and closed positions. It’s not really designed for practicing your flipping tricks as the  lock automatically engages when the knife becomes completely open. It could flip smoother, like a Benchmade 51 or 62, and it could be a little sharper like an Emerson Karambit but it really is nothing like those other knives. It’s in a class all its own with a 2″ M-VX steel hawkbill blade and 7″ overall profile including the rear finger hole so you’ll never have the problem of guessing which one the safety handle is again. Karambits are tactical, defense specific tools and the Vuja De by Mantis Knives is no different, plus it has the cool added feature of being a Bali-Song flipper. Check it out at www.knifecenter.com.

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Mil-Tac Jason Breeden Tactical Bali Tool

Mil-Tac Jason Breeden Tactical Bali Tool

There’s nothing like sitting around practicing your flipping skills with a quality butterfly knife. New from Mil-Tac, the Tactical Bali Tool designed by Jason Breeden is like nothing else you’ve ever flipped before. This butterfly knife does not have a locking latch but a pair of strong magnets in the handle that keep the knife open or closed without impeding flipping. There is a strong detent that keeps the knife closed so it will not open accidentally and once that initial force is overcome, the knife flips very smoothly. Breeden, also the designer of the Spyderco Captain, has a thing for multi-functional blades and his new Bali-Song does not disappoint. The base of the blade is a pry tool and the finger choil can double as a non-leather skull crusher but does not appear to be an able glass breaker. The 3-3/4″ N690Co blade is amazingly sharp from factory and is a simple shape with plenty of belly. The Tactical Bali Tool is a very cool new item, check it out at www.knifecenter.com.

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Benchmade Model 62 Bali-Song – An Excellent Flipper

Benchmade Model 62 Bali-Song - An Excellent Flipper

Building off the overwhelming success of the Model 42, the newest Bali-Song from Benchmade is an absolute beaut. The 62 keeps the same Weehawk blade shape, now made from D2 tool steel and measures in at 4-1/4″. The handles are now made from stainless steel for a heavier knife which means easier flipping. The latch mechanism on this butterfly is the T-latch which comes attached to the bite handle with torx screws and is both reversible and removable. This knife is true Benchmade quality, making for an excellent collectible or usable bali-song and it comes with a soft nylon carry sheath. Get your 62 before Benchmade discontinues it at www.knifecenter.com.

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Butterfly Bottle Opener – Too Cool!

Butterfly Bottle Opener
Butterfly Bottle Opener
We love knives at the KnifeCenter. That’s obvious. But we also see a lot of stuff out on the market that our customers would like and so we have a great time finding the very coolest. These bottle openers are well made, fun to play with (we all like to play with this stuff- let’s face it) and really inexpensive. You can see them at www.knifecenter.com

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2012 Benchmade Products Available for Pre-Order

Benchmade is one of the foremost and innovative knife companies in the industry today. Their classic and wide variety of designs appeal to every type of knife user and collector. They have some great, new items coming out this year and here is your opportunity to see them and to pre-order them so that, when they are shipping, you will be early in line to get them!The different classes of knives they offer make it easy for anyone to find the right knife in their price range to fit their need. Top quality components, superior manufacturing tolerances, and knives from some of the leading designers in the industry all make Benchmade a household name in the knife community.  Benchmade employs a simple philosophy- “Make it cool, make it solid, make it happen and definitely make it Benchmade.” You can see these new items at www.knifecenter.com.
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See the Gorgeous New Bradly Kimura IV Butterfly Knife

Bradley Kimura IV Butterfly Knife
Gorgeous New Bradly Kimura IV Butterfly Knife!

The latest installment in the Bradley Kimura series is here…finally, a clip point! These butterflies, made by Kershaw right here in the US, are a great value. They are also great flies, whether you want them for training and performing, or just as an every-day-carry knife with a twist. With Spyderco and Benchmade reducing their butterfly offerings, Bradley is rapidly becoming the go-to for high end butterflies.

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Bear MGC and United Cutlery Butterfly Knives

Bear and Son United Butterfly Knife
Bear MGC and United Cutlery Butterfly Knives

Bear MGC made these butterfly knives in their USA factory for United Cutlery Brands over a decade ago. Fortunately for us, they found a leftover batch in their warehouse, and they are letting us offer them to the public at a great price. In fact, these are the lowest priced live bali-songs we have available.

If you have ever considered trying a butterfly knife, this is your chance to get a great USA made knife at a price that is impossible to beat.

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Bradley Cutlery Kimura Butterfly Knife

Bradley Cutlery Kimura Butterfly Knife
Bradley Cutlery Kimura Butterfly Knife
Bradley Knives has relatively few models. The company is owned by a large distributor and he has his knives made by other companies. This Kimura Butterfly is made by Kershaw and it shows. The steels used as well as the finish on the blade and handle really remind me of the Leek series. This seems very solidly made with few bells and whistles. The latch is manual- no spring. This is perfect for the butterfly enthusiasts who want a good product but don’t want to spend the hundreds of dollars that quality American made ones will cost. Just a solidly built butterfly with solid steel handles and a good quality blade. The whole thing is very attractive and we like these!