Best starter auto knife?

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Whenever I'm asked about the best, affordable auto knife to try I usually say an Automat Kalashnikov 74 or similar. I've always felt like the Kalashnikov Auto knives give an awesome insight to the capability of an auto knife workout the pricetag of better knives.

What would your answer be to someone looking to try an auto just to see if they want to go full speed ahead?
 

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Probably pick up a Kershaw Launch for under a $100.00 if you look around. I had one for a minute, gave it to my brother in law, who loves it. I liked it as well, fired well, decent steel and good ergos. Not as "refined" as a Protech, but at a third or less cost, not bad.
 
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