Benchmade Griptilian AXIS Lock Knife Sand (3.45" Black) 551BKSN

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  • Overall Length:8.07"
  • Blade Length:3.45"
  • Blade Thickness:0.12"
  • Blade Material:154CM
  • Hardness:58-60 RC
  • Blade Style:Drop Point
  • Blade Grind:Flat
  • Finish:Black
  • Edge Type:Plain
  • Handle Length:4.62"
  • Handle Thickness:0.64"
  • Handle Material:Polymer
  • Color:Tan
  • Frame/Liner:Stainless Steel
  • Weight:3.82 oz.
  • User:Right Hand, Left Hand
  • Pocket Clip:Tip-Up
  • Knife Type:Manual
  • Opener:Thumb Stud
  • Lock Type:AXIS®
  • Brand:Benchmade
  • Model:Griptilian
  • Model Number:551BKSN
  • Designer:Pardue
  • Country of Origin:USA
  • Best Use:Camp/Hike, Everyday Carry
  • Product Type:Knife


The Griptilian features textured glass fill Noryl GTX sand colored valox handles (which are very strong and very lightweight). Double 410 stainless liners add strength to the knife handle. The blade is BK1 black coated 154-CM stainless drop point style (plain). The pocket clip can be reversed for right or left handed people. The AXIS lock system makes the knife easy to open and easy to close (it operates identically for right and left handers).


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Should not have waited
Jimmy w.
I have read several times that the Griptilian is Benchmade's best selling blade. I have often wondered why, as it has always looked a little vanilla to me. After taking receipt of one I can tell you it is anything but vanilla. I absolutely love this knife. It is my 5th Benchmade and I do believe my favorite. I wasn't sure how I was going to take to the Nor yl , but I suprisingly like it. I should not have waited so long to buy a Griptilian , if I'd bought one sooner I might not have bought the 50 or so before. It's that good.