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Benchmade 940 Osborne Folding Knife 3.4" S30V Satin Plain Blade, Green Aluminum Handles

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Part Number: BM940P
Manufacturer: Benchmade Knives
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Description
BM940P: Model 940 - Osborne Design
Benchmade Knives

Cool. A refreshing design whose form exemplifies what custom knife maker Warren Osborne believes important function and quality. The Model 940 incorporates the exclusive AXIS™ locking mechanism for a functional smoothness that compliments well the purity of the design style. A modified reverse tanto blade shape machined of S30V stainless steel, features dual thumb-stud openers for safe and easy ambidextrous access. The handle design is slender with a slight curvature and recessed contours for grip stability. Machined of aluminum and deep color anodized, the handle scales are a rich green color sparked by a color anodized titanium back spacer. The liners provide solid function for the AXIS™ lock and feature subtle finger treads for added blade control. A stainless steel carry-clip is movable to either handle side, making the Model 940 a 100-percent totally ambidextrous cutting tool. Contemporary design, innovative function and a higher standard of manufactured quality give the new Model 940 everything needed for superior form and function.
Features
  • Overall Slim Profile
  • One-Hand Ambidextrous Function
  • Fully Adjustable Blade Pivot
  • Lightweight Everyday Carry
  • Purple Anodized Spacer
  • Green Aluminum Handle Scales
Specifications
  • Blade Length: 3.40"
  • Blade Thickness: 0.115"
  • Blade Material: S30V Premium Steel
  • Blade Hardness: 58-60HRC
  • Blade Style: Modified Reverse Tanto; Ambidextrous Dual Thumb-Studs
  • Weight: 2.90oz.
  • Clip: Black, Reversible, Tip-Up
  • Lock Mechanism: AXIS
  • Overall Length: 7.87"
  • Closed Length: 4.47"
  • Country of Origin: USA

UPC Code: 610953114183

S30V Stainless Steel
S30V Stainless Steel
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%
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.
Made in USA
Made in USA
This product is USA born and raised.
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Dylan
Port Moody, Bc
Jul 27, 2017
Pros: Blade Material, Overall Quality, Lock Ease of Use, Weight, Blade Sharpness, Ease of Opening, Lock Type
Cons: None
The best edc
The knife speaks for itself. Its a great blade shape and size in a small and light package. The axis lock is by far the funnest and smoothest lock type I own. I may be expensive but you're not just paying for the knife you're paying for benchmades amazing customer service.
5 out of 5
Ali
iran
Jul 12, 2017
Pros: Lock Type, Overall Quality, Ease of Opening, Handle Material, Blade Material, Lock Ease of Use, Blade Sharpness, Weight, Sheath, Handle Feel, Pocket Clip, None
Cons: Blade Material, Lock Type, Handle Material, Weight, Blade Sharpness, Sheath, Ease of Opening, Handle Feel, Pocket Clip, Overall Quality, Lock Ease of Use
one of the best edc
one of the best edc
5 out of 5
Ronnie A
Waco, TX
Mar 21, 2017
Pros: Ease of Opening, Blade Material, Handle Feel, Weight, Lock Type, Lock Ease of Use, None
Cons: Handle Material
The best
I consider this the greatest EDC knife of all time. There is no more useful blade shape. Benchmade calls it a reverse tanto, but it's more of an elongated sheepsfoot to me. I don't pierce much material with my knives, but the tip of this blade is sturdy enough to do so when needed. The ergonomics are spot on. Even though it's a large knife, it isn't wide so it doesn't take up a lot of room in the pocket. Although it's no fixed blade, it performs many fixed blade tasks admirably due to its design. The S30v isn't hard to sharpen but it does take a bit more time to bring to the edge to a mirror polish. It holds a good working edge for a long time. A few cons. The anodizing on the aluminum scales is horrible. I noticed wear on the scales the first time I carried it all day. The same could be said for the pocket clip although it's paint not anodizing. The blade grind was slightly asymmetrical on the example that I purchased. It took a little work on a coarse diamond stone to make it symmetrical. Although purely asthetic, I don't care for the purple titanium back spacer. I may take the Dremel and the wire wheel attachment to it. Despite the cons, the is the best, most useful and versatile knife that I've ever owned. I've come to really like knives where the blade has a lot of cutting edge.Whenever I think a buying a new folder, gets compared my 940. Needless to say, the new knife that I'm considering stays in the case at the store. This knife, like my 556 Griptilian and my Glock 19, are objects that I pick up now and again, admire, and then think to myself, "wise choice".
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