Hogue is expanding its line of folding knives with spring-loaded, four-inch, automatic versions of its popular EX-01 and EX-04 tactical folders.
“We’ve worked hard to create an incredibly reliable automatic knife based on our button lock knife platform,” Hogue managing partner Jim Bruhns said in a press release. “Adding four inch blades to our automatic line will satisfy demand from those wanting the same reliable cutting tool but in a larger variety.”
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The main reason that Hogue’s auto knives consistently deliver is because of the proprietary music wire spring developed for Hogue Knives by spring maker Wolff Gunsprings. “We’re delivering an automatic knife that will last for years,” said Bruhns. “It will fire with the same authority on the first or the 10,000th deployment.”
“Fast blade deployment, a rock-solid lockup, precision engineering and extreme reliability under all conditions are hallmarks of the Hogue auto knife,” the release says.
The Hogue Knives EX-A01 auto knife comes with aluminum scales in matte black at a MSRP of $249.95 – $269.95. G-10 scaled versions in G-Mascus Black or G-Mascus Green can also be bought for $289.95 MSRP. In terms of blade choices, you have Tanto or Drop Point with black Cerakote or tumbled finishes.
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Meanwhile, the Hogue EX-A04 features a 3D-contoured aluminum or G-10 handle. The aluminum variant is available in matte black, while G10 comes in solid black. With the EX-A04, you have a choice of a modified Wharncliffe or Upswept-style blade with black Cerakote or tumbled finished options at an MSRP of $249.95 – $289.95.
For more information, visit www.hogueknives.com.