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Buck Impulse

The Buck Impulse is an assisted opening folding knife made in the USA, which employs Buck’s patented ASAP opening system. The Impulse is a good choice as a daily carry knife.

Blade Length: 3.5 in (8.89 cm)
Closed Length: 4.88 in (12.39 cm)
Open Overall Length: 8.5 in (21.59 cm)

The Buck Impulse provides one-handed opening of its 2.5 inch blade, which is available as a straight edge and a combo edge that is part straight, part serrated, made of 420HC. The stylish handle, which is made of aircraft-grade T6, is available in satin, blue and pink anodized finishes. The closed length is 3.75 inches, the open length is 6.25 iches, and the overall weight is just 2.6 ounces. The overall design of the Impulse is rugged and durable, and both the opening and locking mechanism are convenient and stout.

Customer feedback of the Buck Impulse are positive, especially among men who purchased the knife for their significant other. Let’s face it. Knives don’t generally blend well with a feminine motif, but the pink Buck Impulse is a stylish choice for the woman who wants to keep a utility knife in her pocket or purse. As a nice touch, Buck donates a portion of the profit from pink Impulses to the breast cancer cause via HugLoveSave.

The Buck Impulse promises quick, one-handed deployment in a stylish and compact package. It delivers on all of those promises, and while it may appeal most to women, the blue and satin knives are manly enough to appeal to men seeking a highly functional and convenient compact pocketknife. The only con to speak of is that the blade requires regular honing, perhaps more frequently than similar models, so there are better choices for the person who expects to use their knife often.

Buck Impulse Demo