4 EDC Knives You’ll Want Now

Highlights from the annual SHOT Show in Las Vegas, Nevada.


Every year, knife enthusiasts and producers gather at the annual SHOT Show in Las Vegas, Nevada (along with a host of other hunting- and camping-related brands). With them comes the latest technology, materials and designs that the knife world has to offer. Below are a few just-revealed highlights from our favorite knife makers at the show.

781 Anthem by Benchmade $500
Made in the USA, the 718 Anthem is the first-ever billet titanium knife to utilize the AXIS opening mechanism.

Pilar by CRKT $40
With a 2.402-inch blade length and a unique blade shape, the Pilar is designed to be ultra compact while feeling much bigger than it actually is during use.

0055 by Zero Tolerance $275
The 0055 is a collaboration with GTC Knives. It has a wild-looking blade shape, based off the GTC Airborne. Of all the knives released at SHOT, this might be our favorite.

Cutjack by Steel Will $170
Made in Italy, Steel Will’s new Cutjack has a 3-inch blade connected to stainless steel ball bearings, allowing for smooth and easy opening.

Baton Q4 by SOG $120
By far the most unique multitool at SHOT, the Baton Q4 is shaped like a pen but is packed with 10 different tools — including a pen and a pair of pliers.

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