Ridgerunner wrote:I think I like the switchblade one also and when you think about it, which ever way you fold it, it will take up the same volume of space in your pack
The difference is that you can put the second version in a pocket. I would get the second version again. I can always add the hinges back and there are as many uses as you can think of for the second version. I'll bet it could get you unstuck from a snow drift in winter and still make a meal.