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Benchmade Gaucho® 3.54" CPM-M4 Steel Combo Edge Blade, Limited Edition - BM12800SBK801

Part Number: BM12800SBK801
Manufacturer: Benchmade Knives
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BM12800SBK801: Gaucho - Osborne Design
Benchmade®


Custom knife-maker Warren Osborne has created a truly unique knife. Utilizing Benchmade’s patented AXIS® Lock, this folder features a 3.40" CPM-M4 premium stainless steel blade design that is like nothing else you have ever seen. The machined aluminum handle provides for a sure grip and for comfortable carry it features a reversible, black split-arrow steel carry-clip.

Features
  • 300 Piece Limited Edition Run
  • Each knife is serial numbered and limited to a production quantity of 300
  • Machined Aluminum Handles
  • Premium AXIS™ Function
  • Reversible Split Arrow Carry-Clip
  • Modified Tanto Blade w/ Recurve
Specifications
  • Blade Length: 3.54"
  • Blade Thickness: 0.114"
  • Blade Material: CPM-M4 Premium Steel
  • Blade Hardness: 59-61HRC
  • Blade Style: Modified Tanto
  • Handle Material: Machined 6061 T-6 Aluminum
  • Weight: 3.40oz.
  • Clip: Tip Up, Reversible, Black Split-Arrow
  • Lock Mechanism: AXIS™
  • Overall Length: 8.02"
  • Closed Length: 4.48"
  • Class: Blue
  • Made in USA
Here is a link to the Crucible Steel page describing this steel.

When it comes to blade steels, Benchmade not only selects premium grades for their natural qualities, but they also have perfected their own proprietary custom heat treat process which maximizes each steel's edge toughness and cutting performance.

CPM-M4:
Special purpose, high-speed steel with a combination of high Carbon, Moly, Vanadium and Tungsten for excellent wear resistance and toughness; A powder-metal, non stainless steel.

AXIS®
A patented Benchmade exclusive, AXIS has been turning heads and winning fans ever since its introduction. A 100-percent ambidextrous design, AXIS gets its function from a small, hardened steel bar which rides forward and back in a slot machined into both steel liners. The bar extends to both sides of the knife, spanning the liners and positioned over the rear of the blade. It engages a ramped, tang portion of the knife blade when it is opened. Two omega style springs, one on each liner, give the locking bar it’s inertia to engage the knife tang, and as a result the tang is wedged solidly between a sizable stop pin and the AXIS bar itself.
Made in USA
Made in USA
This product is USA born and raised.
Pocket Clip
Pocket Clip
Includes a pocket clip for easy accessibility and a more secure carry.
Aluminum Handles
Aluminum Handles
A solid, lightweight material that can be molded, textured or anodized to provide better grip under extreme conditions.

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