TRUE Knives SmartKnife+… Blade First, Multi-Tool Second

   09.10.21

TRUE Knives SmartKnife+… Blade First, Multi-Tool Second

A lot of you probably own multi-tools and they are extremely useful out on the range or just in general for when you need a handy tool for cutting, prying, or fastening. The problem with multi-tools is that they are generally lacking in the knife department and this leads to some pretty poor cutting ability and handling characteristics. TRUE Knives has just introduced their SmartKnife+ that flips the idea of a multitool on its head and prioritizes the blade first and adds back some of the functionality of the multi-tool back as an added bonus to the knife.

The TRUE Knives SmartKnife+ - Blade First, Multitool Second

TRUE Knives SmartKnife+… Blade First, Multi-Tool Second

Features: 

  • Blade Shape: Drop Point
  • Blade Length: 2.375”
  • Blade Edge: Partially-Serrated
  • Blade Steel: 420 stainless
  • Blade Finish: Black Oxide
  • Locking: Frame Lock
  • Handle: Stainless Steel & Anodized Aluminum

The 2.275 inches partially serrated blade is made from 420 stainless steel and coated with a black oxide finish. The blade is secured in the open position by a traditional frame lock and the handle is similarly made from a combination of stainless steel and anodized aluminum. In addition to the serrated blade, the SmartKnife+ also packs in a pry bar, bottle opener, screwdrivers, 1/4-inch magnetic bit storage, a metal file, wire strippers, inch and centimeter rules, and 5 different integrated wrenches ranging from 6mm up to 14mm bolt sizes.

The TRUE Knives SmartKnife+ - Blade First, Multitool Second

These features really blur the lines when it comes to defining the SmartKnife+ as either a multi-tool or EDC blade. However, I think that the blade is the primary focus of the whole unit, and the tools really come in second which is a great thing if you find yourself using a knife a lot of the time (as I do). The only thing that the SmartKnife+ is lacking is accommodation for changing the direction of carrying as you can only carry the knife point down. This is, however, understandable as the tools kind of take up a lot of the real estate you’d need to mount the pocket clip somewhere else. The SmartKnife+ is available now at an MSRP of $34.99 from nebotools.com.

The TRUE Knives SmartKnife+ - Blade First, Multitool Second

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