Benchmade Triage AXIS Lock Automatic Knife Black (3.58" Black) 9170BK

The Benchmade Triage 9170 is an automatic version of Benchmade's extremely popular folder. This rescue automatic knife will be welcome among first Responders, where speed and safety are of the utmost importance.

The Benchmade Triage Auto has an AXIS lock with pull-release and an integrated safety. The hook-shaped safety cutter features automatic opening as well with a slide release/lock. The black anodized aluminum handle is outfitted with black G10 inlays and a carbide glass breaker tip. The N680 stainless steel blade is black finished with a plain cutting edge.

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MSRP: $325.00
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  • Overall Length: 8.31"
  • Blade Length: 3.58"
  • Cutting Edge: 3.375"
  • Blade Thickness: 0.12"
  • Blade Material: Bohler N680
  • Hardness: 57-59 RC
  • Blade Style: Drop Point
  • Blade Grind: Flat
  • Finish: Black
  • Edge Type: Plain
  • Handle Length: 4.73"
  • Handle Thickness: 0.58"
  • Handle Material: Aluminum, G-10
  • Color: Black
  • Weight: 5.75 oz.
  • User: Right Hand
  • Pocket Clip: Tip-Up
  • Knife Type: Automatic
  • Lock Type: Crossbar Lock
  • Brand: Benchmade
  • Model: Triage
  • Model Number: 9170BK
  • Country of Origin: USA
  • Best Use: Tactical
  • Product Type: Knife

Customer Reviews

Benchmade triage auto
Joseph H. on Nov 30, 2022

The knife is a piece of fine craftsmanship, I am impressed. I've owned this tool approx. 18mo. and have used for a multitude of tasks. This tool has yet to disappoint. The only negative things I can say are that the action and controls were quite sticky (easily rectified) when I received the knife requiring lubrication and manipulation, the pocket clip was scratched/scarred up a little (inconsequential IMHO) and the last detriment is the weight and bulkiness of the the tool. This is the heaviest pocket folder I own. The weight obviously wasn't a deal breaker for me. I continue to carry this tool in my edc rotation, when not in my pocket it lives in my go bag. This tool was executed precisely, although a little pricey, I am more than satisfied with my purchase. Like always BLADE HQ has been an excellent company to engage with.

Met Expectations
Matthew G. on Nov 16, 2017

Maybe I should elaborate... this knife met my expectations for a Benchmade Auto. Perfect smooth as butter action right out of the box, not only for the main blade but the "seat belt cutter" as well. Zero play in any direction once deployed. Excellent/clean sharpening the entire length of the blade as well as the auxiliary cutter. Sharpening is consistent as with all benchmades. I really love how well sharpened the auxiliary cutter is and how it locks once deployed. It definitely was not an "afterthought". Everything was perfectly straight and aligned (as usual). I only had two real concerns ordering this knife - that the limited G10 scale area would make the knife unusually slippery (which was absolutely not the case); and that the auxiliary cutter was going to be half-assed in some regard. I was wrong on both accounts. I am NOT using this knife for my profession, so EMTs, law enforcement, bounty hunters with mullets, etc., take this with a grain of salt. I just wanted the auto upgrade of the trusty manual Triage model as a new EDC. If you can afford it, legally and financial, I completely recommend the auto Triage family.

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