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Benchmade Griptilian AXIS Lock Folding S30V Satin Drop Point Plain Blade Black Noryl GTX Handles 3.45 Knife - BM-551-S30V

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Original price $140.00
Current price $126.00
SKU BM-551-S30V
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Benchmade Griptilian AXIS Lock Folding S30V Satin Drop Point Plain Blade Black Noryl GTX Handles 3.45 Knife - BM-551-S30V. The 551-S30V Griptilian model features a drop point CPM-S30V blade ambidextrous thumb stud openers and an AXIS lock mechanism. The handles are made from Noryl GTX with a reversible pocket clip for completely ambidextrous carry. With multiple blade styles. A Benchmade original AXIS has been turning heads and winning fans ever since its introduction. A 100 percent ambidextrous design AXIS gets its function from a small hardened steel bar that rides forward and back in a slot machined into both steel liners. The bar extends to both sides of the knife spans the liners and is positioned over the rear of the blade. It engages a ramped tang portion of the knife blade when it is opened. Two omega style springs one on each liner give the locking bar its inertia to engage the knife tang. As a result the tang is wedged solidly between a sizable stop pin and the AXIS bar itself.

  • Blade Length: 3.45
  • Closed Length: 4.62
  • Overall Length: 8.07
  • Blade Thickness: 0.115
  • Blade Material: CPM-S30V Stainless Steel
  • Blade Hardness: 58-60 HRC
  • Blade Style: Flat Ground Modified Sheepsfoot; Ambidextrous Thumb-Holes
  • Handle Material: Noryl GTX
  • Handle Thickness: 0.64
  • Clip: Reversible Tip-Up
  • Lock Mechanism: AXIS Lock
  • Warranty: Manufacturer's Limited Lifetime
  • Designer: Mel Pardue
  • Weight: 3.88 oz
  • Made in the USA