While there are a lot of high-end, high-dollar modern folders, you don’t have to make a mint to get a quality, modern everyday carry (EDC). Here are five quality modern folders for under $15 each.


Buck BLW Bantam Reaper – $12.99
Features: 420HC stainless steel blade. Thumb studs. Textured glass reinforced nylon handle. Lanyard hole. 3-1/4″ blade. Blade width: 3/4″. Blade thickness: 1/16″. 4-3/8″ closed. Made in the USA.

Ka-Bar Warthog Linerlock – $14.99
Features: DIN 1.4116 stainless steel blade. Teflon coated finish. Thumb stud. Black G-10 handle. Pocket clip. 3″ blade length. Blade thickness: 1/16″ 4-1/2″ closed.

Schrade Stonewashed Clip Point Linerlock – $14.99
Features: Stonewashed stainless steel blade. Textured aluminum handle. Ambidextrous thumb stud. Thumb ridges. Blade flipper. Pocket clip. Lanyard hole. 4″ Drop point blade. Blade thickness: 8-3/8″ Overall. 4-3/4″ Closed.

Coast BX300 Lockback – $13.99
Features: 9Cr18MOV Stainless steel blade. Thumb ridges. Rubberized handle. 3-1/8″ Drop point blade. 1/16″ Blade thickness. 7-1/8″ Overall. 4-1/8″ Closed.

Kershaw Emerson CQC-2K – $14.99
Features: 8Cr14MoV stainless steel blade with black-oxide coating. Thumb disc. “Wave shaped” opening. 410 black oxide coated handle with G-10 scale on front. Pocket clip. Lanyard hole. 2-3/4″ Blade. Blade Thickness: 7/64″ 3-5/8″ closed.