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New Knives for 2021

New 2021 CRKT-Thero knife with collapsible dark gray handle

Knives Released So Far This Year

Check out these new knives for 2021. When was the last time you upgraded your knife? If you said not since last year or even sometime before that, we’re here to tell you that there are plenty of new blades out now that are worthy of your attention.

With so many tasks you depend your knife on, carrying the latest and greatest knife in your pocket, in your pack, or on your hip only makes sense. After all, don’t you deserve a new knife to start off the New Year with? Let’s take a look at the new knives for 2021. The latest releases from some of our favorite knife manufacturers.

CRKT/Thero

New 2021 CRKT-Thero knife with collapsible dark gray handle
CLOSED LENGTH: 4.22”
OPEN LENGTH: 7.31”
BLADE LENGTH: 3.08”
BLADE MATERIAL: 8Cr14MoV
HANDLE MATERIAL: Glass reinforced nylon/carbon-fiber underlay
WEIGHT: 3.1 oz.
MSRP: $70
crkt.com

Benchmade/535-3 Bugout

New 2021 Benchmade model 535-3 Bugout knife with carbon fiber handle
CLOSED LENGTH: 4.22”
OPEN LENGTH: 7.46”
BLADE LENGTH: 3.24”
BLADE MATERIAL: S90V
HANDLE MATERIAL: Carbon fiber
WEIGHT: 1.85 oz.
MSRP: $300  
benchmade.com

Bradford USA/661 Pursuit Pro Small Folding Knife

New 2021 Bradford USA 661 Pursuit Pro Small Folding Knife with simple design
OVERALL LENGTH: 7.5”
BLADE LENGTH: 3.8”
BLADE MATERIAL: AEB-L steel
HANDLE MATERIAL: G10
WEIGHT: 1.9 oz.
MSRP: $99                                                                 
bradfordknives.com

New Knives for 2021: Kershaw/Launch 13 (7650)

New 2021 Kershaw Launch 13 (7650) foldable knife with angular black handle
CLOSED LENGTH: 4.5”
OPEN LENGTH: 8.0”
BLADE LENGTH: 3.5”
BLADE MATERIAL: CPM 154
HANDLE MATERIAL: 6061-T6 aluminum
WEIGHT: 2.4 oz.
MSRP: $190
kershaw.kaiusaltd.com

Zero Tolerance Knives/ZT0762

New 2021 Zero Tolerance Knives, model ZT0762 with black handle and royal blue accents
CLOSED LENGTH: 4.8”
OPEN LENGTH: 8.3”
BLADE LENGTH: 3.5”
BLADE MATERIAL: CPM 20CV
HANDLE MATERIAL: Carbon fiber
WEIGHT: 5.5 oz.
MSRP: $400                                                                
zt.kaiusaltd.com

New Knives for 2021: Gerber/Terracraft-Grey

New 2021 Gerber Terracraft-Grey knife with light gray handle
OVERALL LENGTH: 9.1”    
BLADE MATERIAL: S30V
HANDLE MATERIAL: G10
WEIGHT: 6.4 oz.
MSRP: $150                                                                
gerbergear.com

Carrying the latest and greatest new knives for 2021 in your pocket, in your pack, or on your hip only makes sense.

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