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Benchmade 522 Presidio Ultra AXIS Lock 3.47" Satin Plain Blade

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Part Number: BM522
Manufacturer: Benchmade Knives
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BM522: 522BK Presidio Ultra - Pardue Design
This tactical, lightweight folder delivers strength and speed in any situation. It's an economical version of the Presidio model with Noryl GTX handle scales and 440C stainless steel.
  • Molded Textured Handles
  • Unparalleled AXIS Function
  • 440C Hollow Ground Blade Steel
  • Drop-Point Blade
  • Blade Length: 3.47"
  • Blade Thickness: 0.125"
  • Blade Material: 440C Stainless Steel
  • Blade Hardness: 58-60HRC
  • Blade Style: Hollow Ground Drop-Point, Ambidextrous Thumb-Studs
  • Handle Material: Noryl GTX with EDM Finish
  • Weight: 4.80oz.
  • Clip: Reversible Tip-Up Clip
  • Lock Mechanism: AXIS Lock
  • Overall Length: 8.25"
  • Closed Length: 4.87"
  • Made in USA

UPC Code: 610953128036

Pocket Clip
Pocket Clip
Includes a pocket clip for easy accessibility and a more secure carry.
Zytel Handles
Zytel Handles
A nylon polymer that is lightweight and extremely durable, Zytel can be shaped and textured to provide excellent grip.
440C Stainless Steel
440C Stainless Steel
High end stainless steel with a high resistance to corrosion and will sharpen to a razor edge.
Made in USA
Made in USA
This product is USA born and raised.
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1 out of 5
Apr 21, 2016
Pros: Lock Ease of Use, Handle Feel, Ease of Opening, None
Cons: Blade Material, Overall Quality, Blade Sharpness
1st use. Light use carving wood tip broke off, impacted 1/4 inch from my eye. Bench made reputation in my book is gone. I've never had a 10 dollar knife break, but this 100 dollar knife almost took my eye.
1 out of 5
David W
Knoxville, Tn
Apr 11, 2016
Pros: None
Cons: Handle Feel, Handle Material, Overall Quality
First and Last
(This review is in no way shape or form about Knife Center) I never had a Benchmade before but always heard only good about them. So I thought I would go for this one. (522 Presidio Ultra AXIS Lock 3.47" Satin Plain Blade) Got the knife, pull it out of the box and was like...really. I've never been so disappointed in a knife purchase quite like this. The feel of the knife was very very cheap. The blade play was AWFUL! The blade was way off center it made my eyes cross. So I started playing with know, opening and closing it. After about and hour and a half...IT BROKE!!! I have a $8 Buck knife that I got from Walmart 20 years ago...held together by way of rivet that has seen some hard times. So when this happened I said to myself "my bad" and just through in the garbage...that's all it ever was anyways. Sorry Benchmade but from a machinist of 19 years...first impressions are key in my world.
1 out of 5
May 22, 2013
Blade broke carving plastic...
I bought this knife and in the first oportunity to use this the tip of the blade broke, when I was carving a piece of plastic!. I sent two messages to Benchmade and was completely ignored. I do not recomend it.
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