Benchmade Balisong
Benchmade Balisong: Benchmade 42 Balisong Knife Titanium Butterfly Knife T-Latch (Plain) BM42

Benchmade Balisong: Benchmade 42 Balisong Knife Titanium Butterfly Knife T-Latch (Plain) BM42

$375.00

Specifications

  • Overall Length:
    9.40″
  • Blade Length:
    4.20″
  • Blade Thickness:
    0.13″
  • Blade Material:
    440
  • Hardness:
    58-60 RC
  • Blade Style:
    Spear Point
  • Blade Grind:
    Flat
  • Finish:
    Satin
  • Edge Type:
    Plain
  • Handle Length:
    5.20″
  • Closed Length:
    5.50″
  • Handle Material:
    Titanium
  • Weight:
    4.10 oz.
  • Sheath:
    Nylon
  • Knife Type:
    Butterfly
  • Brand:
    Benchmade
  • Model:
    42
  • Country of Origin:
    USA
  • Best Use:
    Everyday Carry
  • Color:
    Gray
  • Product Type:
    Knife

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Benchmade Balisong Overview

Benchmade Balisong: Rare Benchmade 42 Balisong Knife. This is an older version 42 with a rare T-latch instead of the spring latch. The blade is marked Balisong (with Butterfly logo) on front and Benchmade USA on back.

There is no mention of steel, but it is assumed to be 12C27 Sandvik. Knife shows very light signs of use on handle, blade is basically in perfect condition. Locks up tight, t-latch shows some wear. Does not include box, papers or sheath.

Features:

  • Practical Weehawk Blade Shape
  • Skeletonized Titanium Handles
  • T-latch
  • Unparalleled Benchmade Fit and Finish

Benchmade Balisong: Did Benchmade Make Spring Latch Balisongs

The Benchmade 42 Balisong Knife with a spring latch is now available for online and in store purchase, and it is also in great condition. This model, complete with its original sheath, has been graded between 8.5 to 9 out of 10 for condition.

Does Benchmade make balisongs?

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  • Why Is Butterfly A Benchmade Logo?

Benchmade’s primary focus when it first got started was the Bali-Song®, or butterfly knife. The butterfly logo is representative of their focus on and also success in the world of butterfly knives.

  • What Was Benchmade Original Name?
Bali-Song
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.
  • How Heavy Should A Balisong Be?

It’s probably best that you figure out what weight you prefer before you invest too much money in the vast world of butterfly knives. The weight that most people tend to look for is around 4 ounces. In the knife world, an ounce can make a huge difference in terms of handling.

  • Who Founded The Butterfly Knife?
The Philippines
The Philippines is often cited as the birthplace of butterfly knives, where “balisong” is a more appropriate term. Legend has it that the balisong knife has roots that go back to around 800 AD.
What Is The History Of Benchmade Balisong

History. 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.

  • Who Made The First Balisong?

The Philippines is often cited as the birthplace of butterfly knives, where “balisong” is a more appropriate term. Legend has it that the balisong knife has roots that go back to around 800 AD.

  • How Long Will A Benchmade Knife Last?

A Benchmade knife is an American-made product that should last a lifetime. The workmanship, materials, service, and technology make the knives a good value in the price range of $100-200. Each Benchmade includes a full lifetime warranty for repairs.

  • What Is The Difference Between Balisong And Butterfly Knife?

A butterfly knife, also known as a balisong, fan knife or Batangas knife, is a type of folding pocketknife that originated in the Philippines. Its distinct features are two handles counter-rotating around the tang such that, when closed, the blade is concealed within grooves in the handles.

  • What Is Benchmade Gold Class?

The Gold Class Custom line is quite simply the best of the best. These limited runs feature premium materials, hand finished elements, custom calibre production, and also attractive packaging. These limited knives go quickly!

why is there a butterfly on benchmade knives

Benchmade, based in Oregan began in 1979 as the Pacific Cutlery Corporation. Founded by Les de Asis, the company mainly made balisong or “butterfly” knives. Today, the iconic butterfly logo which marks all of their blades is an homage to those early days of the company.

  • What Are The Disadvantages Of Butterfly Knife?

The possible cons of choosing the Balisong as a self-defense implement are: The Balisong is an unforgiving blade. If you aren’t proficient enough with its use, you could also end up dropping the blade in a fight, or worse, seriously injuring yourself.

  • Why Do Balisongs Have Holes?
The holes in the practice blade are to make it lighter, to simulate the weight and balance of an actual blade. The Practice blade is simply stamped flat steel, so w/o the holes it is much heavier than an actual blade, which is is forged and ground to a tapering wedge shape.
  • How Long Does It Take To Break In A Benchmade Knife?

Like a baseball glove, it’s going to take some working in. Open and also close your new blade over and over again to let all the mechanical parts start to operate together. You should notice improvement in the action within a day or two and after about a week the knife should work as it was designed to.

  • Are Butterfly Knives Harmful?

Plus, butterfly knives can be extremely dangerous. With enough skill, they can be opened extremely quickly (like a switchblade) and also cause serious harm. But, because balisongs have a rich history and such intricate, unique designs, you can find antiques that serve a purely aesthetic purpose.

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