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Benchmade 140SBKSN Nimravus 4.5" 154CM Steel Combo Blade, Coyote Aluminum Handles

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Part Number: BM140SBKSN
Manufacturer: Benchmade Knives
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Description
BM140SBKSN: Nimravus
Benchmade

The sleek, the Benchmade Nimravus signifies Benchmade's first fixed blade offering in several years. The Nimravus was styled by designer Allen Elishewitz to appeal to Benchmade customers who wanted a lot of the same features, materials and styling traditionally found with Benchmade folders except in a fixed blade format. As you can see it has a very good utility blade shape, and will perform equally well in a diverse selection of uses. Although not a geometric Tanto shape, this modern tip design is among the strongest configurations available today.

The 4.5" full-tang blade is ground from 154CM stainless steel and features a false edge that lightens the blade without sacrificing tip strength. The Blades are BK1 coated - Benchmade's proprietary blade coating offering excellent corrosion resistance, which exceeds the ASTM-117 specification for saltwater corrosion resistance. BK1 is a poly-ceramic coating (a blend of polymers and ceramic). It's thinner than the previous blade coating BT2, has equal to or better corrosion resistance (exceeding the ASTM salt spray standard) and unlike BT2 has much better wear resistance due to the ceramic. Additionally they have integrated a series of positive indexing notches in the spine for sure-grip blade control.

One of the most important features of any fixed blade should be the sheath, and this one is no exception. The sheath may also be carried inside, or outside, the waistband. The versatility of the knife and its sheath design allows for carry and use in nearly any application that warrants a tough, mid-sized fixed blade.

Features
  • Single Piece Full-Tang
  • Large Finger Groove for Added Control
  • Machined Aluminum Handles
  • BK1 Coating
  • Coyote Color Aluminum Handle Scales
  • Multi-Feature Soft Sheath with MOLLE® Capability
Specifications
  • Blade Length: 4.50"
  • Blade Thickness: 0.115"
  • Blade Material: 154CM Steel
  • Blade Hardness: 58-60HRC for 154CM
  • Blade Style: Modified Tanto
  • Weight: 6.20oz.
  • Lock Mechanism: Fixed
  • Overall Length: 9.45"
  • Sheath Material: Coyote MOLLE Compatible Soft Sheath
  • Made in USA

UPC Code: 610953123857

154CM Stainless Steel
154CM Stainless Steel
A premium American stainless steel with great all around characteristics of toughness and corrosion resistance.
Made in USA
Made in USA
This product is USA born and raised.
Nylon Sheath
Nylon Sheath
Durable, flexible, abrasion and mildew resistant, and high strength.
Aluminum Handles
Aluminum Handles
A solid, lightweight material that can be molded, textured or anodized to provide better grip under extreme conditions.
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4 out of 5
Brian
Savannah
Dec 02, 2013
Pros: Blade Material, Sheath/Scabbard, Handle Material, Weight, Overall Quality, Blade Sharpness
Cons: None
Great all purpose knife
Bought this knife on a whim, because it looked cool. Used it this weekend on a camping trip. It cuts everything from heavy, braided nylon cord down to fishing line like it's nothing. Chops small palmettos and branches, and then cuts up deer meat for dinner. Cleaned it up when I got home. Found no burrs or nicks on the cutting edge. Also, a very handy sheath. I like the leg cord--keeps it out of the way in the canoe.
5 out of 5
Dustin D.
Lakewood, CO
Jun 09, 2012
Pros: Blade Sharpness, Sheath/Scabbard, Handle Material, Blade Material, Materials, Weight, Overall Quality, Finish
Cons: None
It's a Benchmade….
… Expect alot and get alot!!! I use this as my "when in doubt knife", the Nimravus is the best knife I have ever bought. And others must feel the same way as it took me awhile to find someone who had it. Great job Knife center!!! This is my 4th Benchmade and I am only bummed about waiting so long to get it.
5 out of 5
Dan M
North Carolina
Mar 14, 2012
Pros: Blade Sharpness, Sheath/Scabbard, Handle Material, Blade Material, Materials, Weight, Overall Quality, Finish
Cons: None
Great knife
I bought this for my son who will be hiking portions of the AT starting this Spring. This should make a good utility knife. Not to heavy, big enough to be very useful.
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