QSP PangolinAlthough QSP (which stands for Quality, Service, Price) didn’t launch their own brand until 2017, they’ve been a knife manufacturer for more than a dozen years. All that experience shows once you get one in hand. The QSP Pangolin is an affordable knife with a fantastic, easy action and a solid feel in hand. You can get one for about $35.

The Pangolin is a manual flipper with a 3.75” D2 drop point blade that rides on a ball bearing pivot. It’s available with either a satin finish or with a black coating. The flipper is positioned for an effortless flip, and it opens with a seriously solid thwack. QSP PangolinThere’s jimping along the thumb ramp for additional control and a steep swedge along the spine.

This linerlock has an open construction which makes it a breeze to clean. The contoured black or OD green G-10 handle scales have finger grooves for an outstanding, slip resistant grip. All the edges on the handle are slightly recessed for a super comfortable feel in your hand. This is a full-sized EDC with a closed length of 4.75” which makes it perfect even for those with a larger grip. It has a tip-up pocket clip and weighs about 5.3 ounces.

QSP PangolinQSP Pangolin Details

  • D2, Black or Satin Finish
  • 3.75” Drop Point
  • 0.13” Blade Thickness
  • Manual Flipper with Ball Bearing Pivot
  • Linerlock
  • G-10 Handle Scales
  • Tip-Up Pocket Clip
  • 5.3oz.
  • 4.75” Closed
  • 8.5” Overall

You can pick up the QSP Pangolin for about $35. For the action and the solid feel in hand, this is an outstanding EDC for the price. If you’re interested in this knife, click any link in the article or simply click the button below.

All images courtesy of Smoky Mountain Knife Works – smkw.com.