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Full Matte Nautilus V2

Full Matte Nautilus V2

Regular price $253.99 USD
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The Nautilus was designed with one vision in mind: effortless flipping. The Nautilus is the epitome of peak performance, featuring a precision bushing system and a lightweight channel-liner handle system. The Full Matte Nautilus features a striking aesthetic with matte-finish handles paired with a matte-finish blade, exuding a sleek and sophisticated appearance.


The Nautilus is the most innovative Squid Industries product yet and is the first production balisong trainer to feature a channel-liner design with handle overlays. 

Manufactured and assembled in the USA



  • Upgraded handle material from 6061 T6511 Aluminum Alloy to 7075 T651  Aluminum Alloy. This change significantly increases the durability of the handles and the life of the handle gap.
  • Added jimping to the handles to improve grip during ladder tricks.
  • Laser engraving is now on the inside of the handle.


  • 7075 T651 Aluminum Channel Liner Handles with G-10 fiberglass laminate overlays for increased grip and durability
  • Finely tuned bushing pivot system for nearly zero handle play and maximum smoothness
  • Chamfered spine for enhanced comfort
  • Tapered handles for more control
  • Changed handle finish from shiny satin to MATTE on MATTE
  • Quiet tang pin system for nearly silent flipping


Total Length (Open Position) 10"
Total Length (Closed Position) 5.75"
Handle Length 5.675"
Handle Thickness 0.5"
Blade Length 5.05"
Weight 3.6 Ounces
Internal Handle Material
7075 T6511 Aluminum 
External Handle Material
G-10 FR4 Fiberglass Laminate 
Blade Material
410 Heat Treated Stainless Steel
Blade Finish Matte DLC
Pin Design Tang Pins
Handle Design Channel
Pivot Design Bushings
Latch Design Latchless
Balance Profile
Strong Handle Bias


Performance Pentagon

Rating System

Grip: Tactility and degree of control

Balance: Distribution of the weight in relation to optimal flipping

Durability: Longevity rating and overall resistance to damage

Tolerances: Accuracy and preciseness of the tuning and handle play

Noise: Sound level during flipping

Rating out of 10

Grip: 9 Balance: 10 Durability: 6.5 Tolerances: 10 Noise: 4
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Each and every Squid Industries balisong is hand-assembled and tested to ensure that each unit is an exceptional flipper. All Squid Industries Balisongs arrive with a box and sticker. Balisongs come thread locked.

Squid Industries is not responsible for lost, stolen, or seized packages.

NOTE: The following product is a balisong (butterfly) knife trainer and not a real knife. The "blade" shown in the following pictures is merely dull and used to mimic the weight and feel of a real blade. Trainers are not weapons and are strictly made for recreational and educational purposes only.