Gear & Optics|Knives

By Drew Bryant
March 14th, 2023,

Microtech Knives makes high-quality OTF Knives, folders, and cutlery. Recently, Microtech debuted their new seat offering in folding knives with the Microtech Standard Issue, or MSI for short. The new MSI from Microtech is built from the ground up to be a heavy-duty use that blends form, function, and aesthetics.

Below are the product description and specs for the MSI folding knife.

Product Description

The MSI, or Microtech Standard Issue, is the latest in our collection of manual folders. Designed for heavy-duty use, this piece combines utility and style. The stonewash blade is made of M390MK Steel, which was produced especially for Microtech, and the handle features a RAM-LOK Bar Lock and our Iconic X Button on both sides. The tan G10 handle contains hardened steel liner plates, which gives the knife its rigidity. Complete with a titanium backspacer and reversible pocket clip for left-hand carry.


Model Name: MSI™ (Design Patent pending)
Lock Type: RAM-LOK™ Bar Lock (Design Patent pending)
Knife Type: Manual Folder
Weight: 5.0 oz
Blade Length: 3.88”
Overall Length: 8.93”
Blade Material: M390MK Steel
Blade Thickness: 0.16”
Handle Material: G10 or Carbon Fiber Machined Handles
Handle Thickness: 0.57”
Country of Origin: USA

The MSI is currently sold out on Microtech’s website. The MSI retails for $250 MSRP. If you want to buy an MSI, you can put your email down to be notified when a restock happens.

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