Benchmade 551-1 Pardue Griptilian Folding Blade Knife 3.45" Satin Drop-point Blade, Gray and Blue G10 Handles
A classic Benchmade Griptilian upgraded with premium CPM-20CV stainless steel and G10 handles.
Designed by custom knifemaker Mel Pardue, this Griptilian features Benchmade's exclusive AXIS locking mechanism. Rock-solid lock up, it's ambidextrous function is easy to use with any hand. Comes with gray G10 handle scales, blue G10 accents, blue barrel spacers and a reversible deep carry pocket clip for right or left pocket carry. Similar to Benchmade's current M390 steel, CPM-20CV offers better edge retention and is slightly easier to sharpen than M390. Enjoy!
Manufacturer's Part Number: 551-1
Blade Color: Satin
Blade Edge: Plain - Drop-point
Handle Material: G10
Blade Steel: CPM-20CV (59-61 HRC)
Blade Length: 3.45" (8.76cm)
Blade Thickness: 0.115" (2.92mm)
Open Length: 8.07" (20.50cm)
Closed Length: 4.62" (11.73cm)
Handle Thickness: 0.61" (16.26mm)