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Hinderer Eklipse Tri Way Folding Knife – Overview and Review

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28 replies on “Hinderer Eklipse Tri Way Folding Knife – Overview and Review”

In the past, whenever a Hinderer came up in a video I used to dismiss it out of hand without rhyme or reason but, as my taste evolves I have to say that the eklipse has that `gateway drug‘ appeal to it that inevitably has to be looked into. I’m definitely going to have to save my pennies and invest in one (or two or three 😄) for the collection. Thanks for the video 👍

I just want you to know that I cut my thumb open while watching this video. As far as things to do while watching knife videos goes, that's just the circle of life.

4” is my personal standard, 3.875 i think is where i draw the line. Although i found the xm24 extremely attractive, the finger choil was a turn off for me. I’ve been hoping knife influencers convince makers to make larger knives. I live in California and exercise my right to carry a larger blade. I edc a cold steel recon 1 spear point s35vn. Eklipse with a four inch blade, in the words of Dirty Harry make my day.

Great knife, love both of mine! Still prefer the Spanto Gen 2, but have a feeling if they did a Spanto Gen 3 TriWay I'd be all over it lol. Nice review and sharp blade 👍👌🔥 We need a Fatty Wharnie or Bowie Eklipse! And Ti Scales!

For the life of me, I don’t understand why Hinderer uses 4 different types of hardware! That is crazy and not in a good way. Literally no one in whole knife world does that and there is simply no reason for it. I also struggle to justify one of these over an XM-18. At a glance they look like the same knife with the exception of the forward choil. A deep carry option would be nice too… Less dopey hardware choice and a deep carry clip option would help to offset the wallet pain.

Great review! A little hint to stay strong on the pivot, without scratching at all? Use a heavy gauge guitar pick. Its perfect! Keep em coming!

Today is my day of thanks. There is not one knife in my collection that I’ve bought that I’ve not bounced off of your videos or slicey diceys. I appreciate your knowledge on the blade. When your dropping some CHANGE on a knife I want to know what I’m buying. I’m a shy stay at home dad but I feel it’s important to give thanks and credit where it counts. Thanks.

My front site adjustment tool for the ar-15 fits the back pivot on my xm18 3.5 and 3.0 that's what I been using. Some of my site adjustment tools have 4 prongs. So I just bent two of them out you only need two prongs to adjust you site anyway. Thought xm18 was a more tactical knife because of that lol …

Great looking knife 🔪. I don't think the weight would bother me, but I am used to carrying lightweight knives for my EDC.

That's cool that they come with extra washers. I guess that makes sense for the chunk of change you spend on a hinderer.

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