This year saw the release of a handful of innovative knives — Benchmade’s 781 Anthem, the CRKT Pilar and the Spyderco Maxamet Manix 2 Lightweight among others. But thanks to KnifeNews’s Dealer’s Choice Awards, we can now label one folding knife the most innovative of 2017: the Zero Tolerance 0055. First released earlier this year at Shot Show, the 0055 is a collaboration with GTC Knives. It has a wild-looking blade shape, based on the GTC Airborne. The 0055 also features a production version of GTC’s highly sought after SLT hidden flipper. You can purchase the knife right now on ZT’s website for $275, but it is currently on sale on Amazon for around 26% off. That’s a small price to pay for owning the most innovative knife released this calendar year.
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