First Look: New Knives from Real Avid

A well-known gunsmithing toolmaker is now making a different set of tools.

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posted on May 16, 2024
Real Avid Blades

Real Avid, known for producing tools for gunsmithing and firearm maintenance, is branching out into new products with the new RAV folding-knife series. These new knives build on Real Avid's pre-existing mission to provide tooling solutions for the gun enthusiast’s work bench. The need for the right tool can come at any moment, at any place, That is why Real Avid developed the RAV-series folding knives to be critical carry knives that are always at-hand and ready to tackle the important jobs, just like Real Avid’s portable gunsmithing kits and other compact tool kits.

There are seven knives in the new RAV series, with several configurations in handle design, blade material and shape, length, blade finish and lock style to meet a variety of user needs and tasks. Sized for comfortable and convenient carry, the RAV series folders are also priced so you can have one for your toolbox, glove box, day pack or pocket, ready to go at a moment’s notice.

The RAV series knives are offered in several handle materials, including nylon, aluminum, aluminum/stainless steel, glass-filled nylon, aluminum/carbon fiber and G10. Each has its own unique profile and texturing to suit varying tastes and deployment needs. Each knife includes a pocket clip for discreet, easy-to-access carry.

Several blade profiles and materials are represented across the RAV line. You can choose between traditional drop point, Tanto and modified clip point to match specific cutting needs. Blades are available in 4Cr14 or 8Cr13MoV blade material with either a black oxide or titanium finish. Blade lengths are 3.25 or 3.4 inches, depending on the blade profile, and consumers may select between standard or spring-assist liner lock models or an axis lock model.

Visit realavid.com to learn more about Real Avid’s RAV-series knives as well as gun cleaning chemicals and tooling solutions designed for the do-it-yourself firearm owner.

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