Benchmade Nakamura 486 Saibu AXIS Lock Knife Black G-10/Cocobolo (3" Satin)

MSRP: $250.00
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Item #BHQ-85171


  • Overall Length:6.79"
  • Blade Length:2.98"
  • Cutting Edge:2.75"
  • Blade Width:0.75"
  • Blade Thickness:0.11"
  • Blade Material:CPM-20CV
  • Blade Style:Drop Point
  • Blade Grind:Flat
  • Finish:Satin
  • Edge Type:Plain
  • Handle Length:3.81"
  • Handle Width:1.00"
  • Handle Thickness:0.48"
  • Handle Material:G-10, Wood
  • Color:Black
  • Frame/Liner:Stainless Steel
  • Weight:2.70 oz.
  • User:Right Hand, Left Hand
  • Pocket Clip:Tip-Up
  • Knife Type:Manual
  • Opener:Thumb Stud
  • Lock Type:AXIS®
  • Brand:Benchmade
  • Model:Saibu
  • Model Number:486
  • Designer:Nakamura
  • Country of Origin:USA
  • Best Use:Everyday Carry
  • Product Type:Knife


The Benchmade 486 Saibu (Japanese for "details") is a collaboration with Seiichi Nakamura that reflects the word in its intricate design. Its black G-10 handle is outfitted with Cocobolo wood window accents, a custom bamboo-styled metal backspacer, and the dependable AXIS lock mechanism. The Saibu sports a satin finished drop point blade made from premium CPM-20CV steel with Cocobolo accented thumb studs. This exceptional folder is worthy of the most discerning knife collectors and enthusiasts.

  • Premium 20CV steel provides excellent cutting performance and wear resistance.
  • Distinct ergonomic handle offers a secure grip and a collectible aesthetic.
  • Dual thumb studs, reversible clip, and AXIS® lock allows fully ambidextrous use.

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Very Nice
Eric P.
This knife is very elegant looking. Great craftsmanship and design. Love the blade shape and steel. Needed a bit of break-in and nano oil then the action is great.