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Style# 51025

Alpha Scout™ Folder

Average rating of 92%

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.

Features and Benefits

  • Finger choil and spine jimping
  • V-hole ensures quick and reliable action
  • Reversible clip for multiple carry options


  • Mike Vellekamp/Blade-Tech® design
  • G-10 grip scales
  • AUS 8 steel
  • No-glint black oxide coating
  • Lanyard hole
  • Plain edge blade is 4mm thick, 3” long
  • Spearpoint tip
  • 3.75” closed, 6.75” open
  • Includes Torx wrench for modifications
  • Imported

Product Reviews

Ratings and Reviews

 4.6 average rating

(based on 10 reviews)

92 %

Neat little knife, terrible packaging

 Rated 3.0 stars

From Marco


5.11 spells quality as always. The metal and steel on this little knife is top shelve. Knife feels tough and sturdy, I can tell it will last a long time. Product quality aside, be advised that it comes in a package straight out of a $5 dollar knife from Walmart. In fact, getting it out of the plastic unscathed will require careful work with scissors. I don't understand why they could not have simply shipped it in a padded box like most high end knives, including other 5.11's.

Smooth operating

 Rated 4.0 stars

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

 Rated 5.0 stars

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.

Awesome knife!

 Rated 5.0 stars

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!

very nice knife

 Rated 5.0 stars

From JR

from PA

great knife for the price
seems well made

Sharpest knife I have ever bought

 Rated 5.0 stars

From Dennis

from Macomb,Michigan

Shipping was fast.

great knife for the landscaper

 Rated 5.0 stars

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

great knife!

 Rated 5.0 stars

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.

new alpha scout edc

 Rated 5.0 stars

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

Cool knife for urban carry

 Rated 4.0 stars

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.

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