Benchmade Adamas Overview
- Drop point blade made from CPM CRU-WEAR steel with a stonewash finish.
- Dual thumb stud openers for one-handed use.
- Carbon fiber scales over Flat Dark Earth (FDE) steel liners.
- Ambidextrous AXIS lock.
- Reversible tip-up pocket clip.
The new Benchmade Mini Adamas, designed by Shane Sibert, sticks to its traditional tactical composition but with a smaller, convenient build.
The Benchmade Mini Adamas is an EDC tactical tool built to fight to its last breath. Made from CPM CRU-WEAR, the steel has the perfect mix of elements for a super hard, super tough, wear-resistant blade.
The AXIS lock is a safe, ambidextrous mechanism that offers buttery smooth action. This knife is built for you, however you carry it, thanks to the ambidextrous elements and reversible pocket clip. Fight on with the Benchmade Mini Adamas!
FAQ On Benchmade Adamas
- When did the Benchmade Adamas come out?
Actually for such a big knife the Adamas is not that big. The first version was release in 2011 (you can see it here on Arizona Customs Knives) and was made of D2 the new version came ten years later and with its blade upgrade to CPM Cruwear.
- How much does Benchmade Adamas weight?
General Dimensions and Blade Details
The 275 has an overall length of 8.7 inches, sports a 3.82 inch blade and comes in at a hefty 7.7 oz. Yeah I wasn’t kidding, this is a big knife.
- How thick is the Benchmade Adamas blade?
10” thick, and weighs only 2.5 ounces. The Mini Adamas has a . 14” thick blade at 3.25” in length, and also weighs 4.3 ounces.
- How long is the mini Adamas?
Blade length here is 3.25”, on a ‘mini’ knife. Weight of this beast: 4.6oz. It’s big, it’s heavy, and you’ll be there for it all. The steel on this is similarly impressive: CPM-CruWear with a hardness of 63-65 — bonkers.
- How long is the blade on the Benchmade mini Adamas?
Full description. The Benchmade 273 Mini Adamas is a very solid pocket knife. Compared to the original Adamas it might be Mini, but with an 8.3 cm blade it is not a small pocket knife.
FAQ On Benchmade Knives
- Does the military use Benchmade knives?
Benchmade then set the standard for military products with the AFO (Armed Forces Only) in 1998. The AFO was a large, durable knife, designed with the ideal size and shape to foster a rock-solid grip by the gloved hands of soldiers. Such a strong grip helped soldiers employ the attention-getting, steel pommel.
- Why is Benchmade expensive?
They use premium materials on most of their models. And they do make some good designs. On the other hand, there are other american knife companies making better products for the same or less money. Benchmade does not do great on their sharpening and also often send out over heated edges.
- Who makes Benchmade knives
Benchmade originally started in California in 1979 as Bali-Song, then changed their name to Pacific Cutlery Corporation in the early 1980s, before settling on “Benchmade” in 1988. In 1990 the company moved to Clackamas, Oregon. In 1996, the company moved to a 144,000 square foot facility in Oregon City, Oregon.
- What makes Benchmade so good?
Benchmade Knives are well-known for their longevity because of their materials and design. This quality standard ensures you can enjoy your blade for years without worrying about its durability or safety. Also, these knives are easy to sharpen and maintain, allowing you to keep them in good condition for a long time.
- Does Benchmade have a lifetime warranty?
Do Benchmades Have a Lifetime Warranty? Yes, Benchmade knives come with a limited lifetime warranty. This means that the knife is covered for it’s lifetime with the original owner, as long as it is used for its intended purpose… If the knife is damaged because it was misused, the warranty may be voided.
FAQ On Folding Knives
- What is a folding knife used for?
A pocket knife is a knife that you can fold to store in your pocket. Few tools are as useful as a folding knife. They can be used to cut rope, webbing, seat belts; open boxes or peel fruit. They can be used for a bunch of different chores.
- Where did the folding knife originate?
The oldest folding knife discovered to date dates from between 600 and also 500 BC. The Celtic knife was found in Upper Austria and also had an iron blade with a bone handle. Incidentally, the first Swiss Army pocket knife was introduced in 1891. The model had grip panels made of blackened oak.
- Can you use a folding knife for self defense?
Pocket knives can be very effective for self-defense purposes. If you’re able to accurately strike an attacker with your pocket knife, it can cause severe damage and even be lethal. Pocket knives can be more effective than Defender Ring™ at defending oneself.
- Can I carry a folding pocket knife?
It is an offence to carry any sharp or bladed instrument in a public place, also with the exception of a folding pocket knife where the cutting edge of the blade is 7.62 cm (3 inches) or less.
- What is the legal length of a folding knife?
Under California Penal Code Section 17235, all folding knives are legal in the state and can be concealed if they are in the folded position. There is no restriction on the blade length when it comes to owning or possessing a folding knife. Adamas folding knife, edge retention, deep carry, also designed by custom knife maker shane, cruwear steel.