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Benchmade 482 Megumi Gentlemans Folding Knife 2.48" S30V Plain Blade, Cocobolo and Carbon Fiber Handles

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Part Number: BM482
Manufacturer: Benchmade Knives
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BM482: 482 Megumi, Nakamura Design
Benchmade Knives
The 482 Megumi is the embodiment of a gentlemen's carry. No details were overlooked in the production of this elegant tool, including the Nak-Lok and beautifully contoured carbon fiber and cocobolo wood handle scales. The stainless steel backspacer utilizes cutting edge MIM technology to emulate custom hand file work and the S30V clip point blade handles utility tasks with ease.
  • Nak-Lok locking mechanism
  • Crowned blade spine and thumb-stud opener
  • S30V premium steel blade (58-60HRC)
  • Cocobolo wood and carbon fiber handles
  • MIM backspacer with lanyard hole
  • Blade Length: 2.48" (6.30 cm)
  • Blade Thickness: 0.11" (2.63 mm)
  • Open: 5.67" (14.63 cm)
  • Closed: 3.28" (8.33 cm)
  • Weight: 1.85 oz. (52.4 g)
  • Handle Thickness: 0.46" (11.67 mm)
  • Sheath Sold Separately
  • Made in USA

UPC Code: 610953124601

S30V Stainless Steel
S30V Stainless Steel
A hardened wear and corrosion resistant stainless steel developed in collaboration with Chris Reeve. It is known for its improved sharpness and toughness. This is a premium grade steel only used in high end knives. Composition: Carbon 1.45%, Chromium 14.00%, Vanadium 4.00%, Molybdenum 2.00%
Made in USA
Made in USA
This product is USA born and raised.
Wood Handles
Wood Handles
Provides a traditional, natural look and feel to a modern tool. Wood absorbs shock well and is popular in axe handles.
4.538 (13 reviews)
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4 out of 5
Jul 30, 2014
Pros: Lock Type, Blade Material, Handle Feel, Blade Sharpness
Cons: Ease of Opening, None
Nice gentlemans folder - but very small
Yes, I knew it has a 2.48" blade when I ordered the knife, but when receiving it I was surprised on how small it actually is. As other mention due the size one handed opening is a bit awkward and a bit stiff. The blade is very sharp. The carbon is gorgeous.
3 out of 5
Aug 26, 2013
Pros: Lock Type, Lock Ease of Use, Weight, Blade Sharpness, None
Cons: Ease of Opening, Overall Quality
Loose screws
Because of the small size one handed opening is a bit awkward. Both the pivot screw and the screw that holds the Nak-Lock button in place worked loose in a short time. Fairly easy to fix but Benchmade should have used thread locker during assembly to prevent this.
4 out of 5
May 27, 2013
wish it was ambidextrous
The knife is a fine tool for right handed user. I tried to change the opening stud to the opposite side but would not work. Love the feel and look of this knife.
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