Griptilian, Noryl – S30V Tanto w/ThumbStuds – AxisLock Folder



Benchmade Griptilian (553-S30V, 557-S30V) Tanto w/ThumbStuds Folder …

The Benchmade Griptilian, a Mel Pardue designed folder that is considered one of the best all-purpose everyday carry knives year after year. This version of the Griptilian has Noryl GTX handle scales, a polymer resin that is tough, lightweight and resistant to heat, cold, water and chemicals for a durable cutting tool. The blade steel is CPM-S30V, a martensitic, powdered stainless steel with high levels of wear and corrosion resistance for solid performance and good edge retention. Ambidextrous use with an Axis Lock and reversible pocket clip. Excellent all-around functionality whether in the field, at work or around the house. Made in the USA!

  • Blade: CPM-S30V (58-60 HRC) – modified Tanto – dual ThumbStuds – saber grind
  • Handle: Noryl GTX (Polymer) – textured and contoured – SS liners – AxisLock mechanism – lanyard hole
  • Blade Edge Length: 553: 3.31″ – 557 (Mini): 2.81″
  • Blade Length: 553: 3.50″ – 557 (Mini): 3.00″
  • Closed/Handle Length: 553: 4.62″ – 557 (Mini): 3.87″
  • Open/Overall Length: 553: 8.07″ – 557 (Mini): 6.75″
  • Carry: Reversible Tip-Up CarryClip – Weight: 553: 3.84 oz. – 557 (Mini): 2.72 oz.
  • Origin: USA – Benchmade Knife Company – Oregon City, OR


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