GUN knife crew- what is this called

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  1. Spartan

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    my friend has a leatherman knife, and when you simultaneously press the lock button on the back and flick the knife, you can open it with one hand. Is there a specific term to look for if I want to get a knife that I can do this with? thanks
     
  2. Pineapple Devil

    Pineapple Devil beat it!

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    assisted opening
     
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    skeletor25rs Yetis & Deer

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    Kershaw, gerber, etc. lots of knives have assisted opening.

    You shouldn't have to flick your wrist though, just get the blade going then it does the rest. At least that's what assisted is.
     
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    I just want something I can open with one hand
     
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    You can open any gravity knife with one hand, for the most part. :dunno:
     
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    i haven't seen many if any folders made in the past few years that need two hands to open besides teh buck style knives.
     
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