Cold Steel Pro LiteDesigned by famed knife maker Andrew Demko, the Cold Steel Pro Lite series features the same rugged durability you expect from Cold Steel.  How durable is it? Cold Steel tells us, “Equipped with our groundbreaking Tri-Ad locking mechanism for added safety and strength, the Pro-Lite has withstood all of the grueling and torturous quality control tests that Cold Steel is famous for!”

Two things define the Cold Steel Pro Lite series: options and affordability. You can pick the blade profile and color that best suits you. Not only that, with a reversible tip-up pocket clip, these knives were designed for ambidextrous use. Best of all, each knife in this series is now available for less than $20.

Each knife in this series features a 3.5” satin finished blade made from German 4116 stainless steel. It comes in the following blade profiles: a tanto tip, a clip point, or a drop point.

Cold Steel Pro LiteThe choices don’t end at the blade profile though. There are two different opening mechanisms.  The drop point has a thumb hole opening mechanism, while the clip and tanto offers ambidextrous thumb studs.  Additionally, with the incredibly durable glass reinforced nylon (GRN) handles you have a choice of either blue or black handles.

The blade locks firmly with Cold Steel’s incredibly stout Tri-Ad locking mechanism.  These knives also feature reversible tip-up pocket clips for ambidextrous carry, as well as lanyard holes for the folks who like to add dangling things to their pocket knives.

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Cold Steel Pro LiteCold Steel Pro Lite Details

  • 4116 Stainless Steel
  • 3.5” Blade Length, Satin Finish
  • Glass Reinforced Nylon Handles
  • Thumb Studs or Thumb Hole Opener
  • Lock Back
  • Reversible Tip Up Pocket Clip
  • 4.5” Closed
  • 8” Overall

Overall, the Cold Steel Pro Lite series are excellent knives with a variety of options, available for less than $20 each. If you’re interested in these knives, click any link in the article or simply click the button below.

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