Benchmade Protagonist Tanto Knife Black G-10 (4.54" Black) 167BK

Item #BHQ-33658
MSRP: $170.00
Our Price: $144.50
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  • Overall Length: 9.12"
  • Blade Length: 4.54"
  • Blade Thickness: 0.12"
  • Blade Material: 154CM
  • Hardness: 58-61 RC
  • Blade Style: Tanto
  • Finish: Black
  • Edge Type: Plain
  • Handle Length: 4.58"
  • Handle Thickness: 0.54"
  • Handle Material: Polymer
  • Color: Black, OD Green
  • Weight: 4.23 oz.
  • User: Right Hand, Left Hand
  • Sheath: Polymer, Nylon
  • Knife Type: Fixed Blade
  • Brand: Benchmade
  • Model: Protagonist
  • Model Number: 167BK
  • Country of Origin: USA
  • Best Use: Tactical
  • Product Type: Knife

Law enforcement and military, the good guys, deserve the best. In that vein, the Protagonist knives were born. Available in either tanto (167) or drop point (169) blades, these knives are duty-ready and integrate with a vest, belt, or pack in a reliable manner using the included injection molded/ballistic nylon sheath. The Protagonist has a two-color rubberized handle made from tough, lightweight Grivory with a grippy Versaflex over-mold.

This listing is for the Protagonist 167BK which has a black coated tanto blade with a plain cutting edge.

Customer Reviews

Good blade, bad sheath, bad handle.
Dylan B. on Jun 12, 2017

Sharpest blade I've ever gotten out of the box, the jimping on the back of the handle is a little uncomfortable for your thumb (a little sharp), and the sheath isn't well designed for belt carry. My biggest problem with this knife is the handle, the rubber scales are a little too thin and I have medium size hands (for a guy), the rubber handle material quickly causes your hand to sweat where in contact with the rubber making it slippery, which combined with the thin handle doesn't give you good purchase on the knife, would've much preferred a little thicker G-10 handle scales.

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