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Style# 51053

Alpha Scout™ Tanto

Average rating of 96%

Regular Price: $42.99

Special Price $29.99

Purpose Built

Designed for fast performance and superior utility, the Alpha Scout™ Tanto offers an ergonomic shape, a finger choil, and top spine jimping for enhanced user control. Designed in partnership with Blade-Tech® and world renowned blade expert Mike Vellekamp, the Alpha Scout™ folding knife features a 3” long, 4mm thick AUS 8 steel Tanto blade and a black oxide coating on all hardware to eliminate glint. A Blade-Tech® V-hole provides quick and reliable action, 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.



  • Quick and reliable Scout™ knife
  • 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
  • 4mm thick, 3” long Tanto blade
  • 3.75” closed, 6.75” open
  • Includes Torx wrench for modifications
  • Imported


Product Reviews

Ratings and Reviews


(based on 5 reviews)

96 %

Tactical and Practical


From N.R.

from Fresno

Part of the every routine, wallet, keys, watch and knife and won't change anytime soon.

Incredible EDC Blade


From HawaiiZach

from Kentucky

I have owned this knife for about 8 months now. It holds up great with day to day use. I am a college student and cannot conceal carry, so I carry this with me. Its small enough that it isnt a burden and large enough for anything I need. The black color has stayed true and the blade is made of great AUS 8 steel. I LOVE this knife. Thank you 5.11!!!!

Awesome EDC/Woods Folder


From Tacticalspydie

from Tuscaloosa, Alabama

I love this knife, the only thing was that i had to remove the clip because mine was drilled but not tapped for tip up carry and i don't like tip down, other than that its a great overall edc item

Good knife!


From Vitaliy the pusher

from Siberia, Russia

Handy knife for every day.

I'll Take It


From Yeeeeeeeee boi

from Philidelphia, PA

Overall, get it.

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