Hogue has added three new automatic knives to its popular line of American-made manual folding knives: the EX-A01, EX-A03 and EX-A04. Essentially spring-loaded versions of the EX-01, EX-03 and EX-04 Tactical Folding Knives, these new knives all feature a robust button lock and a 3.5″ 154 CM hardened steel blade.

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As the press release notes, these new auto knives are reliable thanks to Hogue’s proprietary music wire spring, which was developed for Hogue Knives by renowned spring maker Wolff Gunsprings. In addition, Hogue conducted a wide range of reliability tests — including cycle tests in excess of 10,000 blade deployments — for each model.

The Hogue Knives EX-A01 auto knife comes with aluminum handles in Matte Black at an MSRP of $249.95. G-10 scaled versions are also available in your choice of G-MascusĀ® Black or G-Mascus Green for $269.95 MSRP. Blade choices include Tanto or Drop Point with a black finish.

The EX-A03 auto knife by Hogue features a one-piece high density polymer handle in Matte Black or Flat Dark Earth and your choice of Drop Point or Tanto black finish blades for a suggested retail price of $209.95.

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Hogue’s EX-A04 boasts an ergonomic 3D-contoured G-10 handle in Solid Black, G-Mascus Red Lava, G-Mascus Blue Lava or G-Mascus Black Gray and your choice of a modified Wharncliffe or Upswept-style black finish blade at an MSRP of $269.95.

For more information please call Hogue directly at 1-800-438-4747 or visit to find a Hogue dealer near you.

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