There are plenty of good reasons to include a folding knife in your EDC, and there also plenty of quality knives to choose from. With the vast amount of knives available today it can get confusing when trying to find one that is right for you. Below you will find the top 10 best selling folding knives on Amazon UK.
- 1 1. Victorinox Huntsman Swiss Army Knife
- 2 2. Promithi Outdoor Foldable Knife
- 3 3. Leatherman C33
- 4 4. Grizzly Bushcraft Pocket Buddy
- 5 5. The Opinel Trekking Knife
- 6 6. Gerber Bear Grylls Scout Knife, Serrated
- 7 7. Promithi Camouflage Folding Pocket Knife
- 8 8. Gerber Para Frame Mini Serrated Edge Pocket Knife
- 9 9. Victorinox Climber
- 10 10. Gerber STL 2.5 Fine Edge Pocket Knife
1. Victorinox Huntsman Swiss Army Knife
In first place is the the classic Victorinox Huntsman which has had a DPM Camo upgrade! It comes packed with tools that make this an ideal pocket knife for a range of outdoor tasks, and best of all, it’s UK friendly carry. Tools include:
- Large Blade
- Small Blade
- Can Opener
- Small Screwdriver
- Bottle Opener
- Large Screwdriver
- Wire Stripper
- Reamer Puncher & Sewing Eye
- Wood Saw
2. Promithi Outdoor Foldable Knife
Next up we have the Promithi which is a lightweight every day carry knife and a great product to carry around with you wherever you go. The blade is made from high grade stainless steel, making it high quality and durable. The blade is very sharp so there is no need to sharpen before use.
- Blade under 3 inches, legal in the UK.
- Unlockable folding blade, can be clipped onto a belt from its belt clip
- 6.69-inch full length
- 3.93-inch closed length
- 2.59-inch blade length
3. Leatherman C33
The C33 is a simple everyday carry knife with bare minimum features but comes with a 25 year warranty should anything happen to it. It is nice and lightweight weighing only 68 grams, with a thumb stud for ease of use.
- 60% Glass-filled Nylon Handle
- Locking Liner
- Removable Pocket Clip
- Thumb Stud
- 25 Year Warranty
4. Grizzly Bushcraft Pocket Buddy
The Grizzly Bushcraft Pocket Buddy is one of the nicest EDC knives around at the minute. It is under 3″ without a locking blade making it legal carry in the UK and comes razor sharp and oiled – Ready for use. High Quality Stainless Blade & Belt Clip Attached.
5. The Opinel Trekking Knife
Razor-sharp locking pocket knife with a wooden handle – an iconic design dating back to 1890 and made in the Haute-Savoie, France by the Opinel family. The Opinel trekking knife has the traditional “Yatagan” blade, its shape inspired by a Turkish sabre with a turned up point. The blade is ground by an exclusive curved profile that ensures the strength of the blade and allows efficient sharpening.
6. Gerber Bear Grylls Scout Knife, Serrated
This scout knife is thin and lightweight folding knife with 1/2 serrated high carbon stainless steel drop point blade. Ergonomic textured rubber grip maximizes comfort and reduces slippage. Lock back locks blade securely in place and maximizes safety during closing. Dual-sided thumb stud for easy single-hand opening and clip for convenient pocket carry.
- Overall Length: 7.3’’
- Closed Length: 4.0’’
- Blade Length: 3.63’’
- Weight: 2.4 oz.
7. Promithi Camouflage Folding Pocket Knife
Promithi is the first to get two knives in this top 10 list which goes to show of the quality of their knives. High grade 420 stainless steel. Perfect for home projects, outdoor recreation, survival & stocking stuffer.
- Unlockable folding blade
- Blade under 3 inches
- 5.7-inch full length
- 3.5-inch closed length
- 2.36 inch blade length
8. Gerber Para Frame Mini Serrated Edge Pocket Knife
And now Gerber with its second in the list, this time bringing us the Para Frame Mini Serrated Edge Pocket Knife. Easy to clean, carry, and open, the Paraframe is an effortless addition to your pocket or belt clip. Available in multiple blade variations, this knife handles it all.
- Frame lock handle design
- Sturdy pocket clip
- Lightweight open stainless steel handles
- Locking blade
9. Victorinox Climber
The Climbers 14 functions are as sharp, strong and intuitive as you need them to be. So no matter if you’re climbing up the corporate ladder or a class 5 crag, the Climber is with you all the way to the top.
10. Gerber STL 2.5 Fine Edge Pocket Knife
While the STL 2.5 may be larger than its predecessor, a fully machined stainless steel handle keeps it ultra thin and light to sit deep in a pocket or purse.
- Blade Length: 66.04 mm
- Open Length: 152.4 mm
- Closed Length: 86.36 mm
- Weight: 42.5 grams
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