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Style# 51025

Alpha Scout™ Folder

Average rating of 96%

Purpose Built

An exceptionally durable and well-balanced utility knife, the Alpha Scout™ Folder offers an ergonomic shape, a finger choil, and top spine jimping for superior user control. Engineered in partnership with Blade-Tech® and world renowned blade designer Mike Vellekamp, the Alpha Scout Folder is crafted from AUS 8 steel and features a 3" long, 4mm thick plain edge Spearpoint blade and a subdued no-glint black oxide coating on all hardware. The Blade-Tech V-hole ensures quick and reliable deployment, G-10 scale panels provide a secure and confident grip with or without gloves, and a heat-treated stainless steel liner lock offers maximum tensile strength. Includes a reversible clip for multiple carry options and a Torx® wrench for upgrades or modifications.



  • Durable, well balanced, quick open
  • Finger choil and spine jimping
  • G-10 grip scales
  • V-hole ensures quick and reliable action
  • No-glint black oxide coating
  • Lanyard hole
  • Reversible clip for multiple carry options



  • Mike Vellekamp/Blade-Tech® design
  • AUS 8 steel
  • Plain edge blade is 4mm thick, 3" long
  • Spearpoint tip
  • 3.75" closed, 6.75" open
  • Includes Torx wrench for modifications


Product Reviews

Ratings and Reviews


(based on 9 reviews)

96 %

Smooth operating


From Buckaroobandit

from Nashville, TN

I received this knife as a gift. It has proven to be a durable knife with a comfortable and secure grip. The blade sharpens well and holds the edge fairly well depending on how one uses the knife.

The only downsides I have found with this knife is the curvature of the blade makes it difficult to sharpen if one is not an experienced blade sharpener. Also clip tends to come lose with use, but can be secured using the proper tools.

Great Gift


From Jerry

from Miami, Fl

My wife got me this as a christmas gift, I was very impressed with the overall feel and weight of the knife. Feels strudy, can't wait to start using it.

very nice knife


From JR

from PA

great knife for the price
seems well made

Awesome knife!


From Prospectors Depot

from Joshua Tree CA

Here at the Prospectors Depot we are brutal on pocket knives. This is the ultimate proving ground! Box opening, packing, breaking excess boxes down, etc
You do not even notice you have a pocket knife in your pocket because it is so light weight and compact. In my opinion this is the perfect knife for the buck!!! It also comes with a repair kit. That was a very cool touch!

great knife!


From k9256

from lamar, mo

This is a great knife. I use it daily as a deputy sheriff. When sharp it cuts almost anything. It holds an edge very very well. I highly recommend this knife.

great knife for the landscaper


From Lawn man

from gainesville fl

I am a landscaper I cut weed eater cord that is .10 mil thick small branches hose and belts It is compack enough to get inder mower and cut baldes free from things that get stuck

Sharpest knife I have ever bought


From Dennis

from Macomb,Michigan

Shipping was fast.

Cool knife for urban carry


From Karl Fiesta

from Los Angeles, Ca

I'm surprised that people haven't tried this knife. It is one lightweight but durable and tough knife. The spear point design is great and the blade shape is efficient for everyday cutting chores. The Aus8 blade holds and edge well. The black oxide coating holds very well and doesn't chip. I have been carrying this knife and using it for a while and I must say that the knife is a thing that should get more attention. There are jimpings on both the top of the knife (both on the blade and handle, and also there are jimpings on the bottom of the knife on the handle. The liner lock is solid although it would be better if it would become a framelock, with the other side of the handle made of FRN. There is no blade play. Maintenance of this knife is easy. Just a few strokes with a ceramic sharpener and the edge can be used again like a scalpel. The pivot point is easy to lubricate with just a drop of your preferred formula (I just spray WD-40). This blade is a great urban environment tool as well as an outdoor tool. This is a slicing and piercing tool. It is not meant for batoning and bush whacking. I highly recommend this knife. I will rate this knife with 5 stars for being the highest. As an EDC knife: ***** As an Urban Survival knife: ***** As a Wilderness Survival knife: *** Value: ***** Quality: ***** For a [$] knife, this is worth buying.

new alpha scout edc


From sharps101

from denver colorado

ever since ive got this knife ive been finding every excuse to pull it out and use it ! its very light but when you hold it in your hand it is comfortable perfect size and the blade on this thing is so thick at the spine i would expect a blade like that on a fixed blade or much bigger folder all in all a terrific knife durable and you wont be scared to abuse it a little it can take it no problem

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