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Squidtrainer V3
Squidtrainer V3
Squidtrainer V3
Squidtrainer V3
Squidtrainer V3
Squidtrainer V3
Squidtrainer V3
Squidtrainer V3
Squidtrainer V3
Squidtrainer V3

Squidtrainer V3

Regular price $174.99 Sale

The Squidtrainer V3.5 is scheduled to release mid-October. Subscribe to our newsletter to stay updated!


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 a crowned 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)


Handle Length


Handle Thickness


Blade Length



4.65 Ounces

Handle Material

6061 T6511 Aluminum

Handle Finish

Milled Texture, Bead Blasted 

Blade Material

410 Heat Treated Stainless Steel

Blade Finish


Pin Design

Press-Fit 18-8 Stainless Steel Zen Pins 

Handle Design


Pivot Design

Washers (Phosphorus Bronze)

Latch Design


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.