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[BUY] With all the unique opening mechanisms available in all the knives on the market, what makes the Paragon Warlock by Asheville Steel different?
The main draw is how it works, and at first glance it looks like just a handle with no sign of a blade anywhere.
Then with the click of a button and a flick of the wrist, out pops the 4 inch blade, which is just as easy to put away.
That said, let’s go into more detail on what makes it good, how it works, the specs, and some potential drawbacks of the Warlock.
A Closer Look At This Unique Knife
The coolest part about this knife is how simple it is.
1. Press the buttons on the top and bottom
2. Use momentum or gravity to flip the blade out
3. Let go of the buttons to lock it in place
To put the blade back in, you just push the buttons then let go once it’s in, and the blade is completely enclosed when you’re not using it.
It’s pretty easy to get the hang of, and it has a good weight to it which makes it even better. Below is a short video from the Blade HQ Overviews YouTube channel so you can see it in detail:
That said, let’s go over the key specs.
Paragon Warlock Knife Specifications
- Overall Length: 9.375″
- Overall Weight: 6.23 oz.
- Blade Length: 4.00″
- Blade Thickness: 0.12″
- Blade Material: CPM-S30V
- Handle Length: 5.375″
- Handle Thickness: 0.62″
- Handle Material: Aluminum
So now you know what is good about this sleek knife by Asheville Steel, but there are some important details you should take note of.
The Paragon Warlock Does Have Some Drawbacks
Despite having one of the cooler unique mechanisms out there, one key thing to note is it’s designed for right handed use as many knives are.
Fortunately, the solution is simple. If you’re using your right hand, make sure the clip is down and if you’re using your left, make sure the clip is up.
It’s also important to know where your hands are, because you want to avoid having your fingers on the release buttons when using it so you don’t accidentally open the handle.
Some users also reported they didn’t like the way the handle felt, while others liked it so personal preference comes into play quite a bit.
Is It Worth The Investment?
If you’re just looking for a regular, durable, practical knife, then it’s probably not worth the investment. There are lots of other options out there that could do what a knife needs to do.
However, if you like the look of the Paragon Warlock knife as well as how unique yet simple it is to use, then it would be a great addition to your collection.
The Asheville Steel Paragon Warlock Knife is made in the USA.