Reviews and Ratings for Smith & Wesson Medium SWAT MAGIC Assisted Folding Knife 3.15" Combo Blade, Black, Aluminum Handles with Grip Inserts - SWATMBS

Smith & Wesson Medium SWAT MAGIC Assisted Folding Knife 3.15" Combo Blade, Black, Aluminum Handles with Grip Insertsrated 3.667 stars out of 5 (6 reviews)
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Smith & Wesson Medium SWAT MAGIC Assisted Folding Knife 3.15 inch Combo Blade, Black, Aluminum Handles with Grip Inserts

 

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Smith & Wesson Medium SWAT MAGIC Assisted Folding Knife 3.15" Combo Blade, Black, Aluminum Handles with Grip Inserts
rated 5 stars out of 5
Wally
Portage MI
Sep 28, 2010
Pros: Blade Material, Lock Ease of Use, Lock Type, Overall Quality, Pocket Clip, Weight, Ease of Opening, Blade Sharpness
Cons: Handle Feel, None

WOW, nice knife!

For it's size, this is a great knife. I am sold on spring assist knives if nothing more than for their ease of operation. It has a great feel and balance and is comfortable in your hand. My only negative is that I personally would prefer rubberized grip inserts as opposed to the sandpaper like ones that come on the handle. The spring assist mechanism works extremely well and fast!
Smith & Wesson Medium SWAT MAGIC Assisted Folding Knife 3.15" Combo Blade, Black, Aluminum Handles with Grip Inserts
rated 5 stars out of 5
Ninja9er
Canada
Jul 20, 2009
Pros: Overall Quality, Lock Type, Ease of Opening, Blade Material, Handle Material, Lock Ease of Use, Blade Sharpness, Weight, Sheath, Handle Feel, Pocket Clip
Cons: None

Great Knife

A pocket knife for everyday utility usage and also as a back up knife for military and law enforcement purpose. Excellent grip on the knife even with wet or gloved hands. A mixed serrated and plain blade is excellent for multiple application. The assisted opening makes for a very fast delivery and draw. Overall and excellent knife. If only this knife is bigger, like a 4.5" blade, it would make a great combat knife that fits in the pocket.
Smith & Wesson Medium SWAT MAGIC Assisted Folding Knife 3.15" Combo Blade, Black, Aluminum Handles with Grip Inserts
rated 5 stars out of 5
Charlie
Woodbine, Maryland
Dec 05, 2014
Pros: Lock Type, Pocket Clip, Lock Ease of Use, Blade Sharpness, Blade Material, Handle Material, Handle Feel, Ease of Opening, Overall Quality
Cons: None

Excellent

This is now my daily work knife, whether I am skinning wires, opening boxes or cleaning a deer. This is a smooth operating knife that has become part of my daily attire.
Smith & Wesson Medium SWAT MAGIC Assisted Folding Knife 3.15" Combo Blade, Black, Aluminum Handles with Grip Inserts
rated 3 stars out of 5
Norm
Chicago
Jan 16, 2013
Pros: Handle Material, Pocket Clip, Lock Ease of Use, Handle Feel, Ease of Opening, None
Cons: Blade Material, Lock Type

Great price, poor value

I have a load of issues with this knife. The metal itself seemed to wear quickly. It was dull after a few weeks and now it might as well be a butter knife. The knife itself got loose and started falling apart. A screw came off by itself and I had to JB weld the whole thing back into place. The lock is too easy to engage. I use it as a utility knife but God help whoever uses it for actually SWAT use. Still, the assisted opener works great even til now. The pocket clip is still hanging on very strong, which I'm surprised because most clips I've gotten break (just because of how clumsy I am and how many times it gets snagged). And it's just so damn cheap for an assisted opener. If you don't have $175+ for a Benchmade assisted opener, get one of these. Definitely not the same quality, but it'll do the job
Smith & Wesson Medium SWAT MAGIC Assisted Folding Knife 3.15" Combo Blade, Black, Aluminum Handles with Grip Inserts
rated 2 stars out of 5
Chop
Los Angeles
Mar 06, 2014
Pros: Pocket Clip, Weight, Lock Type, None
Cons: Lock Ease of Use, Ease of Opening, Overall Quality, Blade Sharpness

No consistency in manufacturing

My biggest complaint with this knife is that there isn't much quality control. I bought two of these and while one of them opened well and was more exact in fit and finish, the other one had small screws fall out from inside and the safety switch lock didn't work and it wasn't sharp or open easily. It's not an expensive knife but it does have the Smith & Wesson name on it. I expected better.
Smith & Wesson Medium SWAT MAGIC Assisted Folding Knife 3.15" Combo Blade, Black, Aluminum Handles with Grip Inserts
rated 2 stars out of 5
Mikalr
Northern Virginia
Sep 13, 2011
Pros: Ease of Opening, Handle Material, None
Cons: Overall Quality

Started Falling Apart

Carry a knife daily for very moderate use opening packages, cutting small diameter rope. The knife works well for that and the "skateboard" grip is very practical. The downside is that the knife started falling apart after only a few weeks of carring. I found a very small screw in my pocket and assumed it came from the knife but could not see from where. I had to take the knife apart to see the internal workings. The external screws were very loose already and once inside I realized that one of the screws had already fallen out and was lost, and the other was very loose. If they would use a little lock-tight on all of the screws it would be a much better knife but right now I am walking around with a knife that is missing an internal screw and I practically had to rebuild it myself after only about 4 weeks of carrying.