Benchmade 483 Shori Gentlemans Folding Knife 2.85" S30V Satin Plain Blade, Black Micarta Handles
BM483: 483 Shori - Nakamura Design
The 483 Shori is the embodiment of a gentlemen's carry. No details were overlooked in the production of this elegant tool, including the Nak-Lok and beautifully contoured black micarta handle with aluminum bolster. The stainless steel backspacer utilizes cutting edge MIM technology to emulate custom hand file work and the S30V utility blade style offers a variety of uses.
Excellent size, weight and materials are the heart of the knife, but the ergonomics are it’s soul. For a small knife without any jimping, the knife locks into place very well with minimal fear about your fingers sliding forward onto the blade. The other aspect that sets the Nakamura series of knives apart is their use of the Nak-Lok, which acts like a cross between a lockback and frame lock but has a button you push to actuate. This design allows for ultimate strength in both the upward and downward direction of the blade and keeps your fingers clear from danger when closing the knife.
- Nak-Lok locking mechanism
- Crowned blade spine and thumb-stud opener
- S30V premium steel blade (58-60HRC)
- Black micarta handle with aluminum bolsters
- MIM backspacer with lanyard hole
- Blade Length: 2.85" (7.24 cm)
- Blade Thickness: 0.11" (2.63 mm)
- Open: 6.60" (16.76 cm)
- Closed: 3.75" (9.53 cm)
- Weight: 2.52 oz. (71.5 g)
- Handle Thickness: 0.46" (11.67 mm)
- Sheath Sold Separately
- Made in USA
A hardened wear and corrosion resistant stainless steel developed in collaboration with Chris Reeve. It is known for its improved sharpness and toughness. This is a premium grade steel only used in high end knives. Composition: Carbon 1.45%, Chromium 14.00%, Vanadium 4.00%, Molybdenum 2.00%
This product is USA born and raised.
Similar to G10, Micarta is a a compressed layered composite which instead of using fiberglass, uses fiber compounds of any type of create a strong, attractive material that is impervious to water.
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