First Look: TRUE Knives Swift Edge

An everyday carry folding knife with an innovative replacement blade.

posted on May 5, 2022
True knives swift edge

TRUE Knives announced a new folding knife that is designed to provide you with multiple options on your next project that requires cutting. Designed for everyday use, the Swift Edge Fast Flip knife features a replaceable blade. Using a two-step release system, the owner is able to swap out blade types to match the needs of the situation. Currently, the company offers three blade types for the Swift Edge Fast Flip: a Tanto-style blade, a drop point blade and a saw edge.

The tanto and drop point blades are made of 5Cr13 steel while the saw blade uses 65Mn steel. Drop point and Tanto blades have a black oxide finish while the saw blade is titanium nitride coated for additional wear resistance. Each blade measures 3.5 inches in length. When open, the knives measure 8 inches long. Weight of the knife with one blade weighs about 6.5 ounces.

A user can deploy the knife blade using a thumb stud on the side of the blade and a flipper tab on the spine. A ball bearing system promises a smooth, one-handed opening. TRUE Knives uses a liner lock to ensure the blade, once opened, stays open.

TRUE Knives opted for a handle made of G10 laminate. G10 is a laminated material that offers excellent durability and the ability to impart a variety of textures in it. It is frequently used in the outdoor industry for knife handles and handgun grips. The Swift Edge Fast Flip knife has a pocket clip that can be swapped to either side of the handle.

The Swift Edge Fast Flip knife carries a suggested retail price of $49.99. At that price, TRUE Knives includes two drop point blades, a Tanto blade, a saw blade and a blade carrying case. You can see all of the knives offered by TRUE Knives at


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