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BABY ACE Blue - 5.25" OTF Out the Front Opening Switchblade Automatic Knife - 1.875" Blade - Red Handle - OTF00003 BABY ACE Red & Black- 5.25" OTF Out the Front Opening Switchblade Automatic Knife - 1.875" Black Accent Blade - Red & Black Handle - OTF00006 MINI SLAYER 3 - 5.25" Small OTF Out the Front Opening Switchblade Automatic Knife - 2" Black Blade - Red Handle - OTF00010
BABY ACE Red - 5.25" OTF Out the Front Opening Switchblade Automatic Knife - 1.875" Black Accent Blade - Red Handle - OTF00014 MINI LIGHTNING 6 - 5.25"  Small OTF Out the Front Opening Switchblade Automatic Knife - 1.875" Blade - Blue Handle - OTF00019 MINI LIGHTNING 1 - 5.25"  Small OTF Out the Front Opening Switchblade Automatic Knife - 1.875" Blade - Black Handle - OTF00037
MINI SLAYER 8 - 5.25" Small OTF Out Front Opening Switchblade Automatic Knife - 2" Satin Blade - Gray Handle - OTF00038 MINI SLAYER 8 - 5.25" Small OTF Out Front Opening Switchblade Automatic Knife - 2" Black Blade - Gold Handle - OTF00040 MINI SLAYER 2 - 5.25" Small OTF Out Front Opening Switchblade Automatic Knife - 2" Black Blade - Green Handle - OTF00042
MINI SLAYER 1 - 5.25" Small OTF Out Front Opening Switchblade Automatic Knife - 2" Black Blade - Black Handle - OTF00043 MINI LIGHTNING 2 - 5.25" Small OTF Out Front Opening Switchblade Automatic Knife - 1.875" Blade - Silver Handle - OTF00044 MINI LIGHTNING 3 - 5.25" Small OTF  Out Front Opening Switchblade Automatic Knife - 1.875" Blade - Red Handle - OTF00048
MINI LIGHTNING 5 - 5.25" Small OTF Out Front Opening Switchblade Automatic Knife - 1.875" Blade - Green Handle - OTF00049 MINI SLAYER 5 - 5.25" Small OTF Out Front Opening Switchblade Automatic Knife - 2" Satin Blade - Pink Handle - OTF00053 MINI LIGHTNING 4 - 5.25" Small OTF Out Front Opening Switchblade Automatic Knife - 1.875" Blade - Pink Handle - OTF00054
MINI SLAYER 4 - 5.25" Small OTF Out Front Opening Switchblade Automatic Knife - 2" Satin Blade - Blue Handle - OTF00055 MINI SLAYER 7 - 5.25" Small OTF Out Front Opening Switchblade Automatic Knife - 2" Satin Blade - Silver Tone Handle - OTF00064 BABY ACE Black - 5.25" OTF Out Front Opening Switchblade Automatic Knife - 1.875" Black Accent Blade - Black Handle - OTF00065
BABY ACE Silver - 5.25" OTF Out Front Opening Switchblade Automatic Knife - 1.875" Blade - OTF00066 SHIVER 1 GRN - 8" OTF Out the Front Opening Switchblade Automatic Knife - 3.25" Blade - Green Handle/Glass Breaker - OTF00015 SHIVER 2 Burgandy - 8" OTF Out the Front Opening Switchblade Automatic Knife - 3.25" Black Part Serrated Blade - Red Handle - OTF00030
SHIVER 5 PRP - 8" OTF Out the Front Opening Switchblade Automatic Knife - 3.25" Blade - Purple Handle - OTF00039 LIGHTNING China 4 - 8" OTF Out Front Opening Switchblade Automatic Knife - 3.5" Satin Blade - OTF00033 LIGHTNING China 6 - 8" OTF Out the Front Opening Switchblade Automatic Knife - 3.5" Silver Blade - OTF00036
LIGHTNING China 7 - 8" OTF Out Front Opening Switchblade Automatic Knife - 3.5" Black Blade - OTF00045 LIGHTNING China 8 - 8" OTF Out Front Opening Switchblade Automatic Knife - 3.5" Part Serrated Black Blade - OTF00046 LIGHTNING China 9 - 8" OTF Out Front Opening Switchblade Automatic Knife - 3.5" Part Serrated Black Blade - OTF00047
COVERT.1 - 8.5" OTF OuT.FronT.Opening Switchblade Automatic Knife - 3.25" ParT.Serrated Black Blade - Black & Faux Marble Handle - OTF00050 COVERT.2 - 8.5" OTF OuT.FronT.Opening Switchblade Automatic Knife - 3.25" Black Blade - Blue & Black Handle - OTF00051 COVERT.3 - 8.5" OTF OuT.FronT.Opening Switchblade Automatic Knife - 3.25" Black Blade - Red & Black Handle - OTF00052
COVERT.4 - 8.5" OTF OuT.FronT.Opening Switchblade Automatic Knife - 3.25" Black Blade - Red & Faux Marble Handle - OTF00056 COVERT.5 - 8.5" OTF OuT.FronT.Opening Switchblade Automatic Knife - 3.25" Black Blade - Gold & Green Handle - OTF00057 COVERT.6 - 8.5" OTF OuT.FronT.Opening Switchblade Automatic Knife - 3.25" Black ParT.Serrated Blade - Blue & Green Handle - OTF00058
COVERT.7 - 8.5" OTF OuT.FronT.Opening Switchblade Automatic Knife - 3.25" Black Blade - Gold & Blue Handle - OTF00059 COVERT.8 - 8.5" OTF OuT.FronT.Opening Switchblade Automatic Knife - 3.25" Black Blade - Red & Blue Handle - OTF00060 COVERT.9 - 8.5" OTF OuT.FronT.Opening Switchblade Automatic Knife - 3.25" Black Blade - Red & Green Handle - OTF00061
   
 
A few remarks about the OTF knives.

OTF knife stands for 'Out The Front' knives.

It is often referred to as OTF switchblade, and as such it falls into the large category of automatic knives that all come with some kind or another of firing-button on the handle, whether with a clearly defined predominant appearance or concealed. The firing-button, that one presses on in order to deploy the blade; it is always located somewhere on the handle. That’s basically how the legislator sees it and distinguishes it from the spring-assisted knife and all other folding knives.

There two main types of Out The Front knives. The most popular is the Pop-Out Pop-In type, also called SA-OTF or “Single Action”; one push of a button fires the blade, a second push retracts it. The less popular is the “Double Action” DA-OTF knife. It means that one pushes a button to fire that blade but needs to pull back the blade manually in order to retract it back into its handle. The latter, the DA OTF switchblade is much more powerful and sturdy than the popular Pop-In Pop-Out which is ‘more fun’, maybe.

Some automatic knives are designed for tactical purposes, mainly, other switchblades make excellent hunting and all-purpose knives that help a lot hand-handicapped persons. On the other hand, it can be easily said that all OTF knives are weapons.

The purpose of any OTF automatic knife is combat, fight, call-it any name you want. It is not of big use in slicing and dicing. It is not a pocket-knife, and it was not built to cure nails. It is very common for the blade of an OTF knife to wobble as it is affixed to a moving rail. Some manufacturers: S&W, Sharde and maybe others, are adding a special lock that holds the blade, more or less fixed, when deployed.

The tactical advantage of an OTF switchblade resides in its ability to penetrate a mass by the sheer power of its deployment spring. It is especially true with the DA type that has an additional firing force due to its manual armament.

Any knife can be dangerous to handle; the OTF automatic knife is the most dangerous of-all. Most do not have a safety lock, whatsoever. OTF knives are very easy to fire, and they do not look like knives at all, when folded. A child, even a toddler will, and quite rapidly, find the way to fire it open. One should never leave an OTF knife lying around anywhere at anytime; it should be in your pocket, on your belt or locked up, same as any other weapon.


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Warning: It is your responsibility to be aware of the following regarding any OTF knife in particular and/or all other types of knives as well. It is your (not our) responsibility to verify and know the laws specific to the state you live in. Some states limit the blade-length of an OTF knife that you may carry without a license, other require a permit with no exceptions. An OTF knife requires a license to carry in most states. Some states allow the collection of OTF knife, others do not. We do not know what is required to license or carry Butterfly Knives, but you never know.
Please address your local authorities for more specific information.