This week’s steal is an ultra affordable, super functional folder from Böker Plus, the Chad Los Banos XS. Simple and functional, this knife is the perfect option for a low-cost EDC.

Handle is a textured G10 with a basic shape that nevertheless fills the palm in really comfortable fashion. General hold feels secure, and there’s a nice, deep index finger choil, as well as some heavy jimping on the spine of the blade to allow for multiple hold styles.

Blade deployment via the ambidextrous thumb studs is easy and smooth. Blade is a 3″ reverse tanto, made from 440C stainless steel and sporting a stylish black titanium coating. To close the blade down just give a solid push.

The Chad Los Banos XS comes equipped with a reversible pocket clip, allowing for a secure tip-up carry. It’s non-locking design allows it to be carried in many different localities.

Overall, this is a remarkably solid entry-level folder for the phenomenal low price you’ve come to expect from Boker Plus. To learn more about this knife, click here. To see our full inventory, visit