Product Comparison: Rapid Response 3.90 vs. LED Pocket Tool Black

e a month, we compare two of our products side-by-side in a lucid table format. This month, we’re comparing the Rapid Response Knife 3.90 with our LED Pocket Tool Black multi-tool. Both of these products feature a large blade, so at first glance they may seem quite similar. But after a closer look, knife aficionados would probably opt for the Rapid Response Knife (especially because it was designed by legendary blade maker Ron Lake), while DIY types may prefer the LED Pocket Tool. These two tools to vary by weight, material and accessories, as outlined below.

Rapid Response 3.90 LED Pocket Tool Black
Blade Length 3.90 inches 3.00 inches
Overall Length when Open 8.75 inches 7.12 inches
Weight 4.80 ounces 4.60 ounces
Blade Material 5cr15Mov stainless steel 3Cr13 stainless steel
Handle Material Fiberglass-filled textured nylon Stainless steel frame
Locking System Max-Lock™, safety button on handle Stainless steel liner-lock
Blade Opening System Blade Assist Technology Easy open blade; pull out with grip cutout in blade
Pocket Clip Yes No
Built in LEDs No Yes; works on both ends of tool
Screwdriver Bits No Yes; two sizes of bits with both flat and Phillips head are included in tool’s handle
Serrated Edge No Yes; one end of the blade is serrated
Lifetime Warranty Yes Yes

The LED Pocket Tool Black is unique among multi-tools in that it features both a sturdy, large blade as well as useful LED lighting. This feature comes in handy in plenty of unexpected circumstances, such as when cleaning game in the twilight. Similarly, the Rapid Response 3.90 is unique among knives, as it boasts some of the best materials and design available today. Which of these products you choose will depend on your intended usage and your own personal preferences.

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