Monday, November 8, 2010

Benchmade Griptilian 551 Knife Review


Benchmade Griptilian 3.45" X15 T.N. Steel Plain Blade, Orange Handles
Benchmade Griptilian 3.45" X15 T.N. Steel Plain Blade, Orange Handles

The unmatched function of AXIS combined with the simplicity of a molded handle design, the Griptilian- It`s a new species of knife. Safe. Reliable. Smooth. Affordable. Griptilian performance is keenly unleashed with a simple thumb rotation, either right or left handed, you choose. The hand settles naturally over the palm swelled shape and it`s textured skin. So don`t hold back, go wild and- GET A GRIP!

FEATURES:
  • Ambidextrous Thumb-Stud Opener
  • Grip Textured Molded Handle
  • Premium AXIS Function
  • 551 Modified Drop-Point blade design
  • Black, Reversible, Tip-Up clip
  • Combo-Edge, partially serrated blade
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.

Benchmade Griptilian 3.45" X15 T.N. Steel Plain Blade, Orange Handles

A slow convex-curved drop in the point characterizes a drop-point blade. The drop-point format lowers the point for control but adds strength to the tip. Usually coupled with plenty of belly for slicing, this format is often used for hunting knives. It is also a fantastic all-around blade format.This blade shape can be found on a wide array of knives.

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.

Blue Class represents the heart and soul of everything that is Benchmade. The Blue Class is where people come for exceptional designs, materials, technology and innovation. From folding knives to fixed blades, the Blue Class knife is designed and built for the individual who will settle for nothing less than the highest in quality and dependability.

To buy or get more information on the Benchmade Griptilian 3.45" X15 T.N. Steel Plain Blade with Orange Handles, click the link below.





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