Pardue, Drop Pt Grip, Axs, Stud

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SKU 551-S30V
brand Benchmade
MPN 551-S30V
UPC 610953183691
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Benchmade Griptilian AXIS Lock Folding Knife 3.45" S30V Satin Drop Point Plain Blade, Black Noryl GTX Handles - 551-S30V

The Benchmade Griptilian is one of Benchmades Classics that has been around for years. The Griptilian is ranked one of the overall best EDC Knife that is in the knife industry. The Griptilian is offered in a variety of combinations with different blade steels and handle materials, you are sure to find something to best fit your needs. The Griptilian is designed by custom knife maker Mel Pardue. Mel Pardue has been grinding sparks, making knives and creating knives for 25 year and still counting. The Pardue Designs offer great utility to the everyday knife user, while at the same time presenting an outstanding design and performance. If you are worried about the size, there are two different sizes to choose from. The Griptilian overall length is 8.07 in. and the Mini Griptilian length is 6.78 in. Whether you have large or small hands, either size of the Griptilian will fit your hand. Benchmade Griptilians are made with CPM/S30V Stainless steel, American-made steel. The Benchmade Griptilian also has the award winning Axis Lock. Benchmade Knives are known for their design of the Axis Lock, it is functionally smooth and easy to operate. 

  • Satin-finished drop point blade made from CPM S30V steel.
  • Dual thumb stud opener.
  • Black Noryl GTX handle scales.
  • Secure, ambidextrous AXIS lock mechanism.
  • Reversible tip-up pocket clip.


Knife Type Folding Knife  
Brand Benchmade  
Model # 551-S30V  
Overall Length 8.07 in  
Closed Length 4.62 in  
Blade Length 3.45 in  
Blade Thickness 0.115 in  
Handle Thickness 0.64 in  
Blade Material CPM-S30V  
Blade Hardness 58-60 HRC  
Blade Type Drop Point  
Blade Edge Plain  
Blade Grind Flat  
Blade Finish Satin  
Handle Material Noryl GTX  
Handle Finish Black  
Lock Type Axis  
Clip Position Reversible Tip-Up  
Weight 3.88 oz  
Origin USA
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