The Benchmade Bugout and the Hogue Deka are two of the best everyday carry knives on the market today. They’re so good, in fact, that they’ve reset our expectations for ultralight folding knives across the board. They have a lot in common — thin, light, and made in the USA — but they’re not interchangeable. Depending on your wants and needs, you may prefer one over the other.
Benchmade just unveiled their brand new 2021 knives, and we’ve got the scoop. In addition to combat knives, EDC knives, and hunting knives, Benchmade also doubled-down on new versions of some of their most popular designs, with significant material and aesthetic upgrades. Read on to take a closer look.