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Benchmade 9051BK AFO II AUTO 3.56" Black Plain Blade, Aluminum Handles

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Part Number: BM9051BK
Manufacturer: Benchmade Knives
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Description
BM9051BK: 9051 AFO II
Benchmade

The Model 9051BK AFO II is an improved version of the AFO. It features a wider blade, a larger and knurled button release that is suitable for gloved hand use as well as a thicker, more robust handle, faster action and some improvements to the handle shape. The back of the handle also features a window breaker.

The AFO is truly an elite cutting tool, currently on active duty throughout the Armed Forces all around the globe. Utilizing Benchmade's time proven automatic opening system for effortless, rapid one-hand deployment and closing. It offers many useful features that make it superior to other knives for S.A.R. or tactical applications. Utility in blade design combined with sizable blade strength are paramount in any field knife, especially in the extremes which military troops can be faced with. A sturdy and formidable handle not only anchors the blade, but also could improvise as other tools in demanding situations. This knife includes a tough, poly-ballistic nylon sheath for conventional carry.

Here is an image (click to enlarge) comparing the AFO and the AFO II.

Features
  • Push-button automatic with integrated safety
  • Features a drop-point blade
  • 154CM Stainless Steel blade (58-61HRC)
  • Black anodized, machined 6061 T-6 aluminum handle with open backspacer and reversible steel carry-clip
Specifications
  • Blade Length: 3.56"
  • Blade Thickness: 0.125"
  • Handle Thickness: 0.600"
  • Blade Material: 154CM Stainless Steel
  • Blade Hardness: 58-60HRC
  • Blade Style: Utility
  • Weight: 5.80 oz.
  • Clip: Tip Up, Reversible, Black
  • Lock Mechanism: Push Button Automatic
  • Overall Length: 8.51"
  • Closed Length: 4.95"
  • Sheath Material: Ballistic Nylon w/ Mlice Clip
  • Class: Black
  • Made in USA

UPC Code: 610953129309

154CM Stainless Steel
154CM Stainless Steel
A premium American stainless steel with great all around characteristics of toughness and corrosion resistance.
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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5 out of 5
Rudy F.
New Orleans, La.
Aug 07, 2012
Pros: Blade Sharpness, Handle Material, Overall Quality, Pocket Clip, Ease of Opening, Lock Type, Handle Feel, Weight, Lock Ease of Use, Blade Material
Cons: Sheath, None
Well build, large blade, sharp out of the Box
This is my 2nd AFO II, sorry to say I lost the first one. This is a heavy strong blade knife, not for everyone, but this is my 2nd one, shows you what I think if it.
5 out of 5
Randall N
Lafar Circle NC
Dec 01, 2011
Pros: Overall Quality, Ease of Opening, Blade Material, Handle Material, Lock Ease of Use, Lock Type, Weight, Sheath, Handle Feel, Pocket Clip
Cons: Blade Sharpness, None
Top Benchmade quality! Thanks Knifecenter!
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