Benchmade Griptilian Overview
This was purchased from a collector and is in near mint condition. Includes original box and complete papers. A perfect addition to any Gold Class collector!
Benchmade Gold Class collectors will be thrilled to welcome the 2014 Mini Griptilian 556-141. It is an extremely well-appointed Mini Griptilian folder with Benchmade’s AXIS lock.
Its blade is DLC coated CPM-M4 steel with a hand polished convex edge, crowned spine and anodized titanium thumb lugs. The handle is lightly anodized titanium with blue twill G10 inlays and also blue anodized titanium barrel spacers. Includes split arrow pocket clip.
FAQ On Benchmade Griptilian
- Where is the Benchmade Griptilian made?
Our Factory, Our People, Our Home – Oregon City, USA. In the line of duty, the field or forest, for everyday carry—you buy Benchmade because you know it’ll perform without compromise, however you need it to, for as long as you need it to. Benchmade Knife Co.
- Is the Griptilian a good EDC?
I recommend the Griptilian if you are in need of a larger EDC knife or utility knife. If you are looking for a smaller knife, then check out the Mini Grip. Both are great. If you want something higher end, then go for the 551-1, or the 556-1.
- What is the best steel for Griptilian?
This is high priced steel and it probably tops the list on hardness. It makes for great cutting material thanks to a super hard composition, and that also lends to good corrosion resistance. The biggest problem with this kind of steel is actually that it’s too hard.
- What year did the Benchmade Griptilian come out?
And, as always, the Axis Lock is ambidextrous, strong, and also fast. The Griptilian series was designed by Mel Pardue. By the time he designed the Griptilian in 2001, Pardue had been making knives for more than 40 years, and that experience also shows in the subdued Griptilian design.
FAQ On Benchmade Knives
- Why are Benchmade knives so 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 often send out over heated edges.
- What does blue class mean on Benchmade knives?
The Blue Class, which is known to be the heart of Benchmade, is their more standard class. Here you will find both folders and fixed-blade options. Many knives in this class are of the highest quality of manufactured knives on the market today.
- How long does it take to break in a Benchmade knife?
Break it in
Like a baseball glove, it’s going to take some working in. Open and close your new blade over and over again to let all the mechanical parts start to operate together. You should also notice improvement in the action within a day or two and after about a week the knife should work as it was designed to.
- Will Benchmade warranty a broken tip?
Free Blade Replacement…
If the blade of your Benchmade knife is damaged due to a manufacturing defect, Benchmade will replace the blade for free (which is cool)… This includes any defects in the steel, grind, or edge and it can also include a broken tip.
FAQ On Pocket Knives
- What is the point of a pocket knife?
Pocketknives can be used for most of the same purposes as any knife, with the advantage of folding to be carried easily with the blade not dangerously exposed. Being safely portable, many pocketknives are suitable for use with other tools and also equipment for woodcraft and bushcraft.
- Are pocket knives bad for self-defense
For some, a knife offers all the self-defense they need. With the many options available, a knife can prove the perfect weapon for self-protection. In many cases, a folding knife is the choice because of easier concealment. However, with just a little effort, a fixed blade knife also can prove effective.
- Do pocket knives hurt?
Pocket knives are powerful and sharp tools – you should always approach one with self-awareness and also caution. Knife injuries can occur at any moment, so it is important to learn proper knife handling techniques to avoid getting hurt.
- Is a pocket knife considered a weapon?
The blade must be longer than 12 inches, and it must be an item or “instrument” designed for the purpose of offense or defense. In other words, for the knife to be a “weapon,” it must have a blade longer than one foot. Blade styles.