The Best Military Pocket Knife for Deployments? The Homefront | Tactical, EDC, Outdoor Pocket Knife

The Best Military Pocket Knife for Deployments? The Homefront | Tactical, EDC, Outdoor Pocket Knife

CRKT Homefront Military Tactical Knife ►

Blade Length: 3.502″ (88.95 mm)
Closed Length: 4.728″ (120.09 mm)
Overall Length: 8.313″ (211.15 mm)
Blade Material: AUS8 Stainless Steel
Blade Thickness: 0.133″ (3.38 mm)
Blade Hardness: 57-58HRC
Blade Style: Drop Point
Blade Finish: Brushed
Handle Material: Green 6061 Aluminum
Locking Mechanism: Liner Lock
Pocket Clip: Tip-Up, Right Carry
Weight: 4.8 oz.



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  1. Joe Roy on March 5, 2023 at 2:15 am

    Not being nit picky IMO I can’t stand the tip poking out like that either other wise awesome knife

  2. Nicklaus Books on March 5, 2023 at 2:17 am


  3. Gerardo Pietrantoni on March 5, 2023 at 2:19 am

    Two questions. I have seem this knife advertised with 1.4416 steel. Is it the same as AUS 8? Are the washers around the pivot teflon or what?

  4. Tiny McCockinson on March 5, 2023 at 2:19 am

    I just got this knife a few weeks ago. Every person I’ve handed it to hit the disassembly switch. Every single person.

  5. Anthony Cather on March 5, 2023 at 2:19 am

    I want one now ! Lol . thank you for the video i was completely unaware of the capabilities of this knife great review agree with everything you mentioned. I only have one question , im very picky when it comes to blade play . Is there any blade play on this knife after any usage if so how much would you describe it . Thank you for your time . great videos !!

  6. Joeg241974 Investigator on March 5, 2023 at 2:20 am

    if you want advice on buying a cutting instrument. look into companies that make knives for the food and slaughter industry. knives like forshner and wustoff used by professionals who count on sharp easy to maintain knives. victorinox swiss army makes both brands .to the best of my knowledge spyderco crkt benchmade cold steel or Chris reeves don’t know jack shit about the cutting industry. they are all bent on hardness and edge retention that basically gives you an overpriced brittle knife that is a pain in the ass to sharpen. people who complain about victorinoxs soft steel don’t know shit about knives. a goof slicer is all about ease of sharpening in the field. not to mention you can fold a swiss blade 90 degrees and hammer it straight a hundred times before it will break . go see how many times you can bend s30v and vg10 . you will have half a knife blade I’m your hand

  7. Melvorgazh on March 5, 2023 at 2:20 am

    Is there not a model with a basic beer bottle opener?

  8. Luke P on March 5, 2023 at 2:21 am

    No offense but that knife is a piece of junk! I like how you understated it’s inability to even close safely. Ironically all the other knives you had on that table are good/great knives for the money.

  9. Malachi Jerome on March 5, 2023 at 2:21 am

    Very Nice!

  10. Caleb Barker on March 5, 2023 at 2:24 am

    The zero tolerance 350 is waaay better

  11. Hi Dad on March 5, 2023 at 2:25 am

    Cool concept but you can clean a fall through knife just as easy, no need to take it apart. If you can’t find 10 minutes to take a normal folder apart then maybe a fixed blade is for you.

  12. The Pirate Penguin on March 5, 2023 at 2:27 am

    Ken Onion have some great designs. I have a foresight, but rarely carry it as it is so heavy in the pocket.

  13. Tomy on March 5, 2023 at 2:27 am

    What is the name of it

  14. Herne0011 on March 5, 2023 at 2:29 am

    For fast sharpening and an extremely keen edge – AUS8 should not be underestimated as a great performance steel. At first when I saw CKRT in your lineup I laughed. Then I remembered JUST how good CKRT performance models in the past have been. Their old collaborations with custom makers were on point. Full respect for telling it how you see it. You don’t need to go buy a Strider to get a hard use knife.

  15. The Player on March 5, 2023 at 2:30 am

    I am actually with you on this one. Having a knife that is easy to dissessemble in the field is really important. Sand and mud gets everywhere and a tool that cannot be taken apart to be cleaned thoroughly is a tool that is about to let you down.

    True, most knives you can take apart BUT only if you have the right kit on you (is the right hex adaptors etc).

    In contrast, anyone can strip this in a trice.

  16. Zachary Hoyle on March 5, 2023 at 2:31 am

    In the field 😂 shut up POG

  17. White Kita on March 5, 2023 at 2:31 am

    nice!!!….if only they would make this in Ferrari red, or neon green, or neon pink for us girly girls that would be so awesome…

  18. Ri0t The_Arch_Angel on March 5, 2023 at 2:31 am

    He said top "five" and talked about one the while fucking time

  19. C.L. Leigh on March 5, 2023 at 2:34 am

    Nice knife. Bang for the buck not there for me. For $40-50 more Para Military 2 with S30V steel.

  20. Frank Woods on March 5, 2023 at 2:34 am

    would not take a liner lock for tactical situation

  21. Chris Walls on March 5, 2023 at 2:34 am

    Should be an Air Force standard issue since they don’t issue firearms.

  22. John Athan on March 5, 2023 at 2:37 am

    Gerber 06 series, whether manual or Auto, is the best for deployments. The s30v steel is beast and it has no blade play whatsoever

  23. Adventr-X Overland on March 5, 2023 at 2:43 am

    At it’s price point it should have a better steel than Aus-8 but I do love the design.

  24. Kevin CinnamonToast on March 5, 2023 at 2:44 am

    Field strip engineering.

  25. eeyyaakk on March 5, 2023 at 2:47 am

    is it sharp enough out of the box to shave arm hair?

  26. Colton Clymer on March 5, 2023 at 2:49 am

    zt350 is also good

  27. john on March 5, 2023 at 2:50 am

    My EDC is a Browing Black Label Checkmate 143BL Tactical knife.

  28. Wolf Desikan on March 5, 2023 at 2:50 am

    I like this series, but the tanto is better in my opinion, i like having a combo edge on a work knife.

  29. Steven Kim on March 5, 2023 at 2:51 am

    not a good knife

  30. TylerDD on March 5, 2023 at 2:53 am

    I don’t know about you.. But I ain’t taking or trusting a crkt with my life on deployment…especially a folder. I’d damn sure edc it though!

  31. Scott G on March 5, 2023 at 2:54 am

    Simply way overpriced to be considered.

  32. deerwatcher on March 5, 2023 at 2:55 am

    i like this knife.

  33. HALL'N BASS on March 5, 2023 at 2:55 am

    I have broken enough crkt knives to no longer buy them, I have snapped their folders and their fixed blades, never had issues with buck, gerber, cold steel, kabar, and spyderco

  34. massimo Bargagna on March 5, 2023 at 2:56 am


  35. dece74 on March 5, 2023 at 2:58 am

    Not my cup of tea, but kinda cool because it looks like the type of folding knife Captain America would carry. Seriously, picture it

  36. Chris Brooks on March 5, 2023 at 2:58 am

    Aus 8 verses S30v? For nearly the same price? No way. How hard is it to pour water over a PM2 and clean it out? I do it regularly without having to take it completely apart. Anyway, nice video, but I’ll stick with the PM2 or others.

  37. SalPhilly on March 5, 2023 at 3:00 am

    Amazon has the black edc lighter version for 48 bucks its a stonewash blade black handle lighter to carry and 48 is reasonable stating all that this knife is a homerun its awesome if u collect knives u know how much of a pain it is to use torx 6 8 10 screwdrivers .

  38. Joranba on March 5, 2023 at 3:02 am

    Military just because a star logo? Captain america knife?

  39. Bob Wiedemann on March 5, 2023 at 3:06 am

    The new gerber is the best

  40. Mateus Miranda Stalin on March 5, 2023 at 3:07 am


  41. Joeg241974 Investigator on March 5, 2023 at 3:08 am

    please don’t be takin in by this peace of shit with words like aircraft grade, tactica,l field strip, deloyment knife etc. number one , when the hell has it ever been important to take apart a folder . its a gimmick to sell shit grade aus8 cheap ass steal to morons. if at anytime that switch on the blade end of the knife gets tripped it falls apart. the dam thing is like 80 bucks. I’ve owned folders my whole life. and in my experience there is the superior quality of victorinox and the other category is filled with overpriced buzz word knives boasting about super steels and quality that just isn’t there for the money . if you are a soldier get a victorinox soldier standard issue and look into how it became the official knife of the swiss and german armed forces it won out over 7 knife manufacturers from all over the world including the usa. victorinox was around before the owners of crkt’s parents were born

  42. MINGLES on March 5, 2023 at 3:09 am

    Are you allowed to carry a pocket knife on base I have done research and haven’t seen anything I want to carry a fixed blade

  43. E.T. Preppin on March 5, 2023 at 3:09 am

    Good idea about the pivot release slide being on the other side and bringing that back spacer up a little further. On my knife I had to re profile the blade a bit because it was making contact with the back spacers when closed. They could easily correct this with the position of the stop pin but that would leave the blade sitting a little higher in the closed position requiring even a little more correction of the back spacers to cover the exposed blade tip. Great video, I enjoyed it and thanks for your service protecting our freedom. God bless

  44. cdawson198600 on March 5, 2023 at 3:09 am

    If I had to go to hell and back and it had to be a folder it would be the Adamas.

  45. Alessandro Thug Knife for haters on March 5, 2023 at 3:10 am

    Aus 8 shit fuckoff price

  46. Joeg241974 Investigator on March 5, 2023 at 3:11 am

    its like calling a 38 smith and wesson an assault rifle. in the world of killing on a battle field this thing is a novelty toy . its a camp knife packaged as some tactical weapon protecting the homefront to nerds playing call of duty in thier moms basement. its so corny I can barely put it into words . taking phases from the military gun world like field strip and tactical feel tank track jimping bayonet mount style flipper. a bunch of demons in suits that work for the marketing department of CRKT bounced ideas off of eachother and studied the average consumer in their targeted market. our society is being steadily pushed to worship the military. if I walk up to man and meet him whether he’s a soldier or janitor, i look into his merits as a man before i congratulate him.. I have many friends in the military that are good men .but I know as many dirtbag service men aswell . its just think its strange to me how grown ass men fall to their knees when meeting someone in the military without even knowing if their a rapist or child molester. like without them we would all be defenseless squabs and that their exsistance is the only thing protecting us from imminent death. I’m a man god dam it ! and ill be dammed if I need another man fighting for my family. if I’m not enough protection for my household my woman made a bad choice selecting me to help raise her children. a lot of ex soldiers recognise the fight on terror media bullshit for what it is. its trauma based mind control selling parents on the idea that feeding their kids into a bank controlled meat grinder is a great honor to be proud of. its blind worship. America good, the rest of the world shit. so to keep a long story short , I’m not sold on this overpriced gimmicky knife marketed to call of duty nerds .

  47. fwieiuferiufirwbiujihofhhf on March 5, 2023 at 3:11 am

    I paid $80 (on sale) for my benchmade griptillian with 154cm steel. This knife cost more. The benchmade is made in the USA with a great steel. The crkt is made overseas with so/so steel.

  48. Frank Woods on March 5, 2023 at 3:11 am

    this is a little silly you need a stronger knife than a liner lock😐 the steel is only aus8 and there s to many components that can potentially fail

  49. Mikee on March 5, 2023 at 3:12 am

    Folding knife for tactical use is just DUMB.

  50. Rohnan on March 5, 2023 at 3:12 am

    not worth $77

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