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Style# 51054

Scout™ Tanto

Average rating of 97%

Regular Price: $52.99

Special Price $39.99

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Purpose Built

A full sized tactical or utility knife that excels in multiple roles, the 5.11® Scout™ Tanto provides an ergonomic shape, a finger choil, and top spine jimping for enhanced user control.

Features and Benefits

  • V-hole ensures quick and reliable action
  • Lanyard hole
  • Reversible clip for multiple carry options


  • Mike Vellekamp/Blade-Tech® design
  • AUS 8 steel
  • Finger choil and spine jimping
  • No-glint black oxide coating
  • G-10 grip scales
  • 3.5” long, 4mm thick Tanto blade
  • 4.75” closed, 8.25” open
  • Includes Torx wrench for modifications
  • Imported
Product Reviews

Ratings and Reviews

 4.9 average rating

(based on 6 reviews)

97 %


 Rated 5.0 stars

From Scott


I like this knife because of it slim footprint - fits well in my Stryke Pants and the back pocket of my Wranglers. Use it on a daily basis and have not had to sharpen it, even after 6 years!

Best knife I have ever owned!

 Rated 5.0 stars

From J.M. the Explorer

from Sierra Nevadas

The 5.11 Scout Tanto is the best knife I have ever owned! There is absolutely no movement between the blade and the handle. It is rock solid. The blade opens lightning fast and the liner lock is very strong. The only thing I would like to see would be a glass breaker tip. Other than that, this is a great knife!

This knife is the definition of sharp...

 Rated 4.0 stars

From Patrick

from Phoenix AZ

When I first handled the knife I thought it was a bit large in the pocket, however after a break in period the 5.11 replaced my Gerber EDK (every day knife).

Great Knife

 Rated 5.0 stars

From Scott Daniel

from Tennessee

After searching for the perfect knife and going through several knives I have finally found one that I truly enjoy carrying and that will hold up to daily use and abuse. This knife was a great purchase and I would suggest it to anyone. It came sharp right out of the box. It is very stylish and durable as well as it has a comfortable grip.

Best i ever had

 Rated 5.0 stars

From Eddie Zero

from Brentwood, CA

Best knife I have ever owned I own about 40 knives and prefer this one over all of them I highly recomend it to anyone and will soon be buying the alpha version for my gf. Love this knife!! works as had as i do and kept its edge longer than any other a few strokes from my sharpening stone and it was at a razors edge yet again.

Great knife

 Rated 5.0 stars

From Andrew Danger

from Oklahoma City, OK

I use this knife daily on duty as a PO. It was given to me at a gang conference and couldn't be happier with it. I used a Police Spyderco for years before I broke the tip of the blade. This knife has held up almost as well. The blade has stayed sharp, but I did lose one of the screws that holds the clip on.

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