The Squidtrainer was the first balisong (butterfly knife) trainer ever released by Squid Industries in early 2016. The V3 is a culmination of feedback from thousands of balisong flippers across the globe to create the best flipper possible. In addition, it is also one our most durable models alongside the Nautilus due to it's heat treated 410 stainless steel blade.
This new version features acrowned spine, more handle grip and rounding, and nearly zero handle play and tap. Whether you're just a beginner, intermediate flipper, or advanced balisong manipulator, the Squidtrainer V3 is the ideal balisong trainer for you.
Total Length (Open Position)
Total Length (Closed Position)
6061 T6511 Aluminum
Milled Texture, Bead Blasted
410 Heat Treated Stainless Steel
Press-Fit 18-8 Stainless Steel Zen Pins
Washers (Phosphorus Bronze)
Manufactured and assembled in the USA
Each and every Squidtrainer is hand assembled and tested by to ensure that each unit is an exceptional flipper. Every trainer from Squid Industries comes thread locked using, however, extended flipping and use can cause the thread locker to break down over time so please be sure to maintain your trainer. Each trainer also comes with a box and sticker (artwork by @Spasmfingers).
If you do not purchase a shipping insurance, Squid Industries will not refund your purchase in the very rare chance your package(s) is lost. We are not responsible for any international orders confiscated by customs. For warranty and maintenance information, please visit the Warranty tab above.
NOTE: The following product is a balisong (butterfly) trainer and not a real knife. The "blade" shown in the following pictures is merely a dull slab of metal used to mimic the weight and feel of a real blade. Squidtrainers are not weapons and are strictly made for recreational and educational purposes only.