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Benchmade 550SBKHG Griptilian 3.45" Black Combo Hollow Ground Blade, Black Noryl GTX Handle

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Part Number: BM550SBKHG
Manufacturer: Benchmade Knives
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Description
BM550SBKHG: 550SBKHG Hollow Ground Griptilian
Benchmade Knives
 
This Griptilian model features a hollow ground 154CM blade and round thumb-hole openers. The handles are made from Noryl GTX with a reversible pocket clip for completely ambidextrous carry. With multiple blade styles, sizes and colors your Grips just got a little wilder... Grrr!

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Features
  • Ambidextrous Thumb-Hole Opener
  • Lightweight Molded Handle
  • Hollow ground Blade
  • Multiple Configurations and Colors Available
  • Country of Origin: USA
  • 154CM: An American made premium grade stainless steel originally developed for tough industrial applications. Known for its best all-around qualities, it offers great corrosion resistance with good toughness and edge quality.
  • AXIS® A patented Benchmade exclusive, 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 which rides forward and back in a slot machined into both steel liners. The bar extends to both sides of the knife, spanning the liners and 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 it's inertia to engage the knife tang, and as a result the tang is wedged solidly between a sizable stop pin and the AXIS bar itself.
Specifications
  • Blade Length: 3.45"
  • Blade Thickness: 0.105"
  • Blade Material: 154CM Stainless Steel
  • Blade Hardness: 58-61 HRC
  • Blade Style: Hollow ground Modified Sheepsfoot; Ambidextrous Thumb-Holes
  • Weight: 3.25 oz.
  • Clip: Reversible, Tip-Up, Black
  • Lock Mechanism: AXIS
  • Overall Length: 8.07"
  • Closed Length: 4.62"
  • Warranty: Limited Lifetime
  • Made in the USA

UPC Code: 610953126186

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.
Pocket Clip
Pocket Clip
Includes a pocket clip for easy accessibility and a more secure carry.
Zytel Handles
Zytel Handles
A nylon polymer that is lightweight and extremely durable, Zytel can be shaped and textured to provide excellent grip.
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R. Chan
NorCal
Apr 08, 2015
Pros: Blade Material, Handle Feel, Overall Quality, Pocket Clip, Weight, Ease of Opening, Blade Sharpness
Cons: Handle Material, Handle Feel, None
6th Benchmade
I've been hearing great things about the Griptillian series from Benchmade and finally made the decision to add it to my knife collection. The handle material is the only down side of this knife, it takes a bit getting use to out of the box. This is my first "Blue Class" Benchmade, adding to the other "Black Class" knifes in my collection. Overall, after a week of EDC with the Griptillian for use at work, the knife is pretty awesome.
5 out of 5
Hector
TX
Jul 06, 2014
Pros: Blade Sharpness, Handle Material, Overall Quality, Pocket Clip, Ease of Opening, Lock Type, Handle Feel, Weight, Lock Ease of Use, Blade Material
Cons: Overall Quality, None
Excellent Knife
Has smooth action, just flick it with your thumb. Very comfortable in my large hands. Sheephoof blade is good for chopping and preparing vegetables. Good balance. Took with me to Ecuadorian jungle, handled very well. Great for the price.
5 out of 5
Ted
Maryland
May 28, 2013
Pros: None
Cons: None
Griptilian a Winner
I own at least one other Benchmade knife with Axxis lock. That locking system is the best I have seen in a folding knife (unless you want to spend big $$ on an automatic). What I wasn't so fond of with the earlier knife was the thumb-stud opening system. The Griptilian with Spyderco thumbhole and Benchmade Axxis lock gives you the best of both worlds without going to an automatic. On occasion I work in situations where easy, positive, single-handed opening is beneficial. This Griptilian meets and exceeds the need.
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