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  Lightning Double Action OTF, Taiwanese Version
Lightning Double Action OTF, Taiwanese Version


 
List Price: $70.00
Our Price: $47.99
Sale Price: $34.95

Stock Status:(Out of Stock)

Product Code: LIGHT

Description BladeOps Knife Reviews
 
These Are Just The Best OTF we have found at this price! These Have The Most Powerful Firing Mechanism Of Any Taiwan Made Knife EVER! Automatic Firing In And Out!Stamped "LIGHTNING" On Face Of Blade. Sharp Plain Edge. High Quality Blade Steel. Texturized Lightweight Aluminum Handle. Firing Button Is On The Upper Spine Of Handle. There Is NO Accidental Firing With This Design. Removable Pocket Clip. This is an extremely nice knife that is way better than the Chinese version we also have in stock. A very solid, OTF knife. You don't find quality disounted knives at this price very often.

Overall Length: 8 1/16"
Blade Length: 3 3/8"
Handle Length 4 9/16"
Handle Thickness: 1/2" (without pocket clip)
Weight: 4oz.



Average Customer Review: 4.5 of 5 | Total Reviews: 29

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  1 of 1 people found the following review helpful:
 
Won't regret it after a few mods !!! December 30, 2013
Reviewer: Manuel from Los Angeles  
When I first got the knife it came in an unpressive red box, but looks are deceiving ! I opened the knifes action and was like: "Holy $&@!".. The springs are really powerful and were fired about 90 times the first day without one failure. The knife had some blade play but I fixed it by opening the blade and placing electric tape in between the tolerances. (YouTube video later) anyway the knife came dull but after sharpening it, bending pocket clip, and tape between tolerances and blade.. the price, function and look of this knife were outstanding

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  3 of 3 people found the following review helpful:
 
Great value and awesome knife November 7, 2012
Reviewer: joepitta@gmail.com from joepitta@gmail.com  
For under $40.00 you can't go wrong. Just got it and I'm thoroughly impressed by the fit and finish.

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  1 of 1 people found the following review helpful:
 
BUY IT NOW!!! August 8, 2012
Reviewer: Brandon Martini from Youngwood, PA United States  
I just recieved my Lightning OTF today on wednesday and had ordered the knife on sunday! This knife is my first OTF and i did many comparisons with other OTFs, but the reviews on this one and from the demonstrations in youtube videos sealed the deal. I have one way to summarize my feelings for this wonderful knife...BUY IT NOW!!!

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  0 of 0 people found the following review helpful:
 
Very Solidly built and a great buy June 25, 2012
Reviewer: Recon Vet - USMC 66-69 from placerville, CA United States  
I bought this knife because the one I had before was just too small.  The Lightning is big, but not too big.  It is solid in feel and sharp as hell.  It extends and retracts perfectly. It has grips that provide good grip, but they are not rubberized, so I have had knives with better handgrips.  However, the grips that come with the knife are just fine.  I can use the knife with light gloves on.  I don't know about heavy gloves because I don't have a pair. The knife fits in my right side trouser pocket and is not so big as to stick out like a sore thumb.  The cutting surface is large enough to easily handle half inch rope. I am sure it can handle most heavy duty jobs, and frankly, it is now my favorite daily carry.  In Nam, I carried a K-bar.  If I did that in the States, I think it would raise too many eyebrows.  Thanks for a great knife Bladeops.

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  2 of 2 people found the following review helpful:
 
Fun to play with, but quality is lacking March 9, 2011
Reviewer: Mike from OK  
I ordered this for myself for Christmas. It's got great heft, only a little blade play, and a strong action.

It does have its faults though. Within 3 days of receiving it the action of opening and closing had loosened one of the screws. It flew out and I screwed it back in. The screw is in fine shape, but the hole grip body had no valleys for the screw threads to hold on to. I took it apart, cleaned, and lubed it (it needed it, the action was gritty), and made sure all the screws were tight. A month went buy and another screw fell out. Same problem.

I decided that I could live with not opening it again and super glued the screws back in.

BTW, I did contact Blade Ops about the problem after the first screw came out, and they immediately offered me a refund. I really wanted the knife but they didn't have any replacements in stock so I opted to just keep mine.

If you want a cheap OTF that, based on other reviews, generally is reliable, than this is a good option.

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