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Top Butterfly Knives of 2013

The holidays are coming up quick! That means it’s time to start thinking about what gifts to get for your friends and loved ones. It can be tricky deciding what gifts to get some people. This year, save yourself some trouble and take a look at these gift suggestions we have for you.

Below are some of the best-selling butterfly knives from 2013 at Blade HQ. Any of them would make excellent gifts.

Bradley Kimura


The Bradley Kimura series is very, very difficult to beat for the price. In any Kimura, you get excellent action and balance, but at a more affordable price than many other top-of-the-line butterfly knives. Another perk is that these butterfly knives are American made and have excellent quality. This is the butterfly to get if you want to get something really nice, but not crazy expensive.

*If you’re looking at this on or before Black Friday, be sure to check out our awesome sales at Blade HQ! The Kimura VIII will be on sale, so check it out!

Benchmade Bali-Song 51


Benchmade started out making butterfly knives in the company’s beginnings, so it only makes sense that any Benchmade butterfly would be exceptional. The 51 is no exception; it has outstanding action and a great build. The butterfly has hand-polished hardware and jeweled blue titanium liners that really embellish the blade and make it look beautiful. If you’re still trying to decide if you want a 51 Bali-Song, you just need to remember one thing: it’s a Benchmade—you can never go wrong with a Benchmade.

BRS Alpha Beast Balisong

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The Alpha Beast is loved by avid butterfly flippers, which is appropriate; the company BRS (BladeRunnerS Systems) was founded by those active in the balisong, knife, and gear communities, and the Alpha Beast was designed by and for avid flippers. A lot of thought went into every aspect of this knife including weight, balance, and materials used. This is a balisong that your avid flipper with love.

Spyderco BaliYo Pen Butterfly Flipper


This BaliYo is a great option if you don’t want to spend tons of money. Or, maybe you’re just looking for something fun or a bit safer for a younger gift-recipient. The BaliYo is the perfect gift in any of those scenarios. You can flip, spin, and twirl this flipper, like a butterfly knife, or you can use it as a writing tool. This is one butterfly you really could get for anyone.

Microtech Tachyon II


Microtech butterfly knives really are top-notch, and they have it all; smooth action, solid construction, and high-quality materials. The Tachyon II has a few changes from the original Tachyon II that are really nice, a couple of which are the titanium handles and the block spacers. This is one of our most popular butterfly knives for a reason. Find it at Blade HQ.

What butterfly knives will you be buying this holiday season?

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