110.2. Benchmade Mini Griptilian Best Pocket Knife Under $100
The Benchmade Mini Griptilian is a modern classic that comes in handy in several situations, especially for its size and flexibility. The 154CM all-around steel blade is designed with the shape of a classic (vintage) drop point. At 58-61 HRC, 2.91 inches long and 0.100” thick, the tip is further enhanced for smooth piercing with the hollow grind and swedge features, great for details. This adds to its great spine for various utility tasks. The top satin or black coating makes it wear resistant.
This knife’s handle gives it an edge in the best folding knife under $100 category. The fiberglass reinforced handle is strong and lightweight; ideal for daily carry. The nested stainless steel liners beneath the handle make it durable enough to handle extreme pressure. The steel liners are curved for ergonomy, and the handle features lots of jimping, great thumb ramp, amazing choil and tight diamond patterns around the handle scales. It is good for a number of hand sizes.
The lock is user-friendly. Deployment is easy and smooth as a result of the ambidextrous Axis Lock. With just a flick of the wrist or some thumb pressure, you can easily open the blade. The black-coated reversible pocket clip of this knife retains pretty well and buries very deep too. This feature also makes it easy to carry around.
8. Spyderco Dragonfly Plain Edge Best EDC Knife Under $100
The Spyderco is one of the most trusted tactical pocket knife manufacturing companies in the world. All the knives produce by this brand has some extraordinary features. All the blade comes from Spyderco are made of superior quality material and also tested for ensuring the proficiency and long lasting durability. The Spyderco Dragonfly Plain Edge Knife is also one of them. It has a 2.25-inch blade, and the opening length is 5.56-inch.
The leaf shaped compact folding knife has a plain edge and smooth flat ground blade which is made of premium VG10 stainless steel made. It is a mid-size razor sharp blade. The blade has a 14mm round hole for smoothly opening and closing. The locking mechanism of this knife is back lock. The closing length is 3.3-inch and weight is just 33 gram all these features have made it an invisible folding knife. When you carry it in your pocket you will not feel any weight and thing in your pocket.
The handle of this best tactical knife is made of injection molded extreme fiberglass reinforced nylon and patterned with bi-directional textured for slip less grip. Even if your hand is sloppy or muddy, the handle would not slip away. Also you will find more strong and comfortable holding due to its David Boyle Dent on both spine and choil position. This folding knife has a wire pocket clip that is skeletonized full line and screw adjustable construction with tip-up, left-right. Most importantly the Spyderco offers limited lifetime forever warranty with this blade.
This version of the Spyderco Dragonfly would also make the best pocket knife, hands down.
If you need the best tactical folding knife on the market, make the Spyderco Dragonfly Plain Edge Knife your selection today.
10. Zero Tolerance G10 Handle with Speed Safe Best Pocket Knife Under $100
Zero Tolerance has introduced the new 0350 in response to customer demands. Compared to the 0300, the Zero Tolerance G10 Handle with Speed Safe has a 10% decrease in size and weight but having the same aggressive tendencies. This best tactical pocket knife comes with the SpeedSafe mechanism for easy one-handed opening. It is a unique piece because the blade can easily be introduced using the thumb stud even in combat gloves.
The ZT is made of S30V stainless steel with Tungsten diamond-like carbon (DLC) coating. The Black G-10 scales support a firm grip.
There is a lanyard hole on the bottom of the handle. The single hand opening system makes it safer and easier in a difficult situation like fishing, hunting, tactical use. This best tactical folding knife also comes with a quad mounting system for tip-up or down, left handed or right handed clip to be either conveniently carried in the pocket or clipped to the belt. Its blade length is 3.25 inches, overall length is 7.625 inches, and its weight is 6.2 ounces.
13. Spyderco ParaMilitary2 G-10 Plain Edge Best EDC Knife Under $100
This tactical knife is made in the USA. It has a blade length of 3.43 inches. The cutting edge length is 3.07 inches. The overall length of this best tactical knife is 8.27 inches. It comes in four colors, black/silver, camo/silver, black/black, and camo/black. Has the reliability and performance of Spyderco much-admired Military model.
This knife is more compact. The original one is 1/3 size larger. The tactical knife has a CPM-530 V flat ground blade. For a large or gloved hand, it has a 14mm Spyderco indexed round hole. The handle is made of liners from stainless steel. They are nested into a black textured G-10 scale. The DLC-coated black blade opens by a proprietary compression lock. The handle profile has economic curves and locks your hand firmly in place.
This prevents slippage and gives superior control. There is a steel pocket clip support in black. It supports immediate accessibility and makes it convenient to carry. The clip positions for tip-down right-hand carry. The weight of this plain edge knife is 3.83 oz, making it very easy to carry. Although it comes very sharp, it is easy to reshape.