Austin McGlaun

Location: Columbus, Georgia | Years Designing: 4

There are those who fight with knives. There are others who design them. And then…there’s Austin. Having served in the 101st Airborne Division in Iraq, and as a street cop in Columbus, GA, he knows that a knife has to work as both a weapon and a tool. As part of the Forged By War™ program he applied his skills as both a combat vet and knife maker to develop the Clever Girl™. Not to mention a new way to bring his fellow soldiers home. When asked about his design philosophy, he’ll tell you that if a knife is ugly but effective, it’s not ugly. It’s perfect.

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designed by vets.
driven by duty.

mission ready tools that are forged by war.

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    CLEVER GIRL™ KUKRI CLEVER GIRL™ KUKRI
    CLEVER GIRL™ KUKRI

    by Austin McGlaun, Columbus, Georgia

    $95.00
    • High Performance Steel: SK-5 carbon steel holds an edge well
    • Powerful Cutting: Kukri blade style provides powerful cutting
    • Strong and Useful: full tang provides strength
    • Enhanced Protection: black coating improves corrosion resistance
    • Exceptional Grip: G10 handle provides grip in all conditions
    • Convenient Carry: Belt clip and lanyard for hip carry and easy access
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  1. CLEVER GIRL™ CLEVER GIRL™
    CLEVER GIRL™

    by Austin McGlaun, Columbus, Georgia

    $94.00
    Rating:
    88%
    • Dramatic visual: Upswept blade design for superior slicing action
    • Exceptional Grip: G10 handle provides exceptional grip in all conditions
    • Gear Compatible: durable thermoplastic sheath with mounting options
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  2. DU HOC™ DU HOC™
    DU HOC™

    by Austin McGlaun, Columbus, Georgia

    $113.00
    Rating:
    80%
    • High performance steel: SK5 carbon steel holds an edge well
    • Exceptional Grip: G10 handle provides exceptional grip in all conditions
    • Gear Compatible: durable thermoplastic sheath with mounting options
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  3. CLEVER GIRL™ FOLDER CLEVER GIRL™ FOLDER
    CLEVER GIRL™ FOLDER

    by Austin McGlaun, Columbus, Georgia

    $150.00
    Rating:
    90%
    • Strong And Simple: Deadbolt® lock provides incredible strength and it's easy to use
    • Smooth Opening: IKBS™ ball bearing pivot deploys the blade smooth
    • Exceptional Grip: G10 handle provides grip in all conditions
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    • Discontinued
    RAKKASAN™ RAKKASAN™
    RAKKASAN™

    by Austin McGlaun, Columbus, Georgia

    $125.00
    Rating:
    100%
    • Black Powder Coat Blade Finish
    • Tough G10 Handles
    • Boltaron® Sheath w/Paracord
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