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Benchmade 585 Mini-Barrage AXIS-Assisted 2.91" Satin Plain Blade, Valox Handles

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Part Number: BM585
Manufacturer: Benchmade Knives
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BM585: Mini-Barrage™ - Osborne Design
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For the first time ever, Benchmade's best selling AXIS lock gets a boost. These spring assisted models combine speed and strength in one complete package.

Features
  • Strongest Assist Locking Mechanism on the Market
  • Ambidextrous Function
  • Reversible Carry-Clip
  • Safety for Both Opened and Closed Position
  • Lanyard Hole
Specifications
  • Blade Length: 2.91"
  • Blade Thickness: 0.100"
  • Blade Material: 154CM Stainless Steel
  • Blade Hardness: 58-61HRC
  • Blade Style: Mini-Drop Point; Ambidextrous Thumb-Studs
  • Handle Material: Valox
  • Double 420J Stainless Steel Liners
  • Weight: 3.40oz.
  • Clip: Reversible Bright Split Arrow Clip
  • Lock Mechanism: AXIS-ASSIST Lock
  • Overall Length: 6.91"
  • Closed Length: 4.00"
  • Made in USA
Benchmade AXIS Lock
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.
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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Ct
Texas
Jan 15, 2014
Pros: Ease of Opening, Overall Quality, Weight, Pocket Clip
Cons: None
Great EDC
Holds a good edge, and fits nicely in your pocket with the clip. Not too big, not too small. I carry mine everyday. I have not used it to dress animals, but I'm sure you could use it for that purpose if you had to in a pinch.
5 out of 5
Glenn
Batesville, MS
Nov 19, 2013
Pros: Lock Type, Pocket Clip, Handle Feel, Blade Sharpness, Blade Material, Ease of Opening, Weight, Lock Ease of Use, Overall Quality
Cons: None
Excellent for EDC
I bought this as an EDC to replace my ten year old Kershaw Blackout. Out of the box it was shaving sharp, but quickly lost its edge after I cut a few yards of burlap. The factory edge was fairly rough, so I guess that's why it dulled fairly quickly. It took only a minute on a Sharpmaker to get it back to shaving sharp again. The assisted opening feature is really nice, and I've had no problems with the knife opening when it shouldn't so the lock is unnecessary in my opinion. The pocket clip is nice and tight, and so far the knife has stayed put in my pocket. I haven't used the knife when my hands were wet, so I can't say whether or not the handle would be slippery. So far I have nothing but good things to say about this knife.
5 out of 5
Rob
troy,ny
Sep 18, 2013
Pros: Ease of Opening, Blade Sharpness, Lock Ease of Use, Overall Quality
Cons: None
Benchmade 585
very sharp
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