A kind of a folding, which has a blade in the handle that is automatically opened by a spring with the push of a button. These switchblade knives come with various names like automatic knives or flick knife. Switchblade has a locking blade, where the blade is locked at the closure and the spring extends the blade in a fully open position. Though ornamented switchblade looks great in one’s hand, the legality of these knives needs to be taken into consideration. Before purchasing a switchblade one must check the laws pertaining to carrying concealed knives. If your state allows it you are good to go with an outstanding switchblade knife, either for general purpose or outdoor adventures.