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The 6 Best EDC Flipper Knives of 2018

The 6 Best EDC Flipper Knives of 2018

Off-Grid Knives | 2 Min Read | Knives

Oct 25th 2018

With a range of purposes from daily cutting tasks to self-defense, the EDC assisted flipper knife is a very practical and functional knife.

Flipper knives, which are a type of folding pocket knife, have taken the world by storm. Their popularity has grown enormously over the past two decades due to their versatility. They can be used for a range of purposes from daily cutting tasks to self-defense. For example, the EDC assisted flipper knife which is used by the everyday carry community is a very practical and functional knife.

Some of the best  flipper knives from 2020 are given below. These have made it to the top based on a number of parameters.

1. Rhino Blackout Knife

The blade shape resembles the mighty rhino horn, the Rhino blade has a large and very versatile blade shape.


The D2 Rhino blade rides on high quality ceramic ball bearings, very smooth effortless deployment and locks up like a vault. The ergonomic large handle and scales are made of G10, comfortable with gloves or without.

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Action on the Rhino is smooth, fit and finish is great. Perfect knife for someone who wants a fixed blade size knife but a folder. - James

2. Black Mamba Knife

The Mamba was designed the Mamba with the highest quality and attention to detail as possible. The Mamba has a legal carry reverse tanto/wharney style blade made with Böhler M390 super steel. 


The legal carry blade rides on high quality ceramic ball bearings, as smooth of an opening as you'll find anywhere. The handle is made with 6AL-4V grade 5 titanium, commonly used in high end custom knives.

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The deployment is the smoothest I have ever experienced on any knife, period. You could easily mistake it for an "assisted"! - Veggie Delight

3. Scorpion Blackout 

The Scorpion is made with Crucible Industries CPM S35VN super steel. S35VN is a top of the line high tech steel which is very tough, holds it's edge even after tons of hard use and has excellent wear and corrosion resistance. 


The Scorpion blade rides on high quality ceramic ball bearings, as smooth of an opening as you'll find anywhere and locks up like a vault. The grippy handle is made with a non-reflective 6AL-4V titanium with carbon fiber inlays.

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The Scorpion surpasses everything else in my collection. - HB

4. Viper Blackout EDC Knife

The Viper is built for hard-use in all conditions, we used Böhler K110 blade steel (HRC 59) which has incredible edge retention that ensures a long run of cutting without the need to sharpen. K110 has incredible corrosion and wear resistance, the blade design is a tanto style with our signature OG cutouts on the spine. 


The Viper has grippy G10 scales and a generously sized handle. We added our Grid-Lock switch, when your work calls for heavy duty action, flip the safety Grid-Lock, which locks the blade in the open position.

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I have lots of knives from Benchmades to CRKTS, SOGs, Kershaw, Gerber, and this knife rivals them all. - Steven Taylor

5. Badger EDC Knife

The Badger is our version of a beefy compact utility flipper, built for hard-use in all conditions, excellent heat treatment of our D2 blade steel (HRC 59). Ensures a long run of cutting without the need to sharpen, razor sharp out of the box with a fat belly blade. 


When your work calls for heavy duty action, use the safety Grid-Lock switch, engaging the Grid-Lock in the open position turns this liner lock flipper into a safe rough-use fixed blade.

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The Badger is a perfect size for an EDC. Three inch blade and a grippy handle that's robust, but not too big (or small) that fits well in the hand. - Bad Monkey

6. Rhino OD Scales & Stonewash 

The blade shape resembles the mighty rhino horn, the Rhino blade is a very versatile and useful blade shape. The Rhino blade rides on high quality ceramic ball bearings, very smooth effortless deployment and locks up like a vault.

 
The ergonomic large handle and scales are made of G10, we added linear texture for an excellent grip in any condition.

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Action on the Rhino is smooth, fit and finish is great. Perfect knife for someone who wants a fixed blade size knife but a folder. - James

Summary

There is an endless amount of EDC flipper knives available everywhere. While each type comes with its own pros and cons, you need to decide which one is most suitable for your everyday needs. You can even find an EDC assisted flipper knife for sale on the internet and use it for your daily chores.

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