Things that one should look for
in an auto open knife:
Texas style tactical
The LONESOME DOVE-3
a good tactical presence in Texas style with this menacing looking auto
open knife that will serve in maintenance and hunting actions as well.
knife says exactly what it should say; "don't mess with Texas".
LONESOME DOVE is built for harsh conditions; sand, humidity and
unsanitary conditions do not affect its function.
construction is skeletal, all-stainless-steel.
handle has an index-finger-grove that gives a very good holding-grip. A
wooden scale with metal relief of a flying dove, decorates one side of
that handle. The other side is entirely occupied by a very strong
firing button is very prominent and a safety lock slider is located
very near to it.
blade firing speed is medium-fast, the process is smooth and reliable.
The main advantage of a auto
resides in its easy and fast deployment; therefore, one should look
Bottom Line: Being a switchblade does not a make a small one something
that will deter a foe. It's just a very handy pocket/purse knife, with
a major advantage of firing out its blade with a simple push of a
firing button that is easy to locate and press upon.
easy access to the safety-lock and easy activation and deactivation of.
blade that is firmly locked in place, once deployed (no wobbling).
for a 440C steel grade, at least . Some manufacturers exploit the
attraction of the auto open knife.
auto open knife can be a real pain if one can’t
hold it comfortably. Look for a handle with some ergonomic layout in it.