The 551 Griptilian Knife has a modified drop-point blade with ambidextrous thumb-stud opener. It also features the AXIS® locking mechanism which is the best locking mechanism in the industry. The 420J stainless steel liners make the Griptillian open and close like a dream and with the 154CM Stainless Steel Blade, your going to have this knife hold an edge over and over. When your knife starts to feel dull, either sharpen it yourself or after every season, send it back to Benchmade and take advantage of their Life-Sharp program which will completely restore your blade for free. The 551 Griptillian is a great every day carry that will cut through any obstacle you come across.
Always remember that every Benchmade knife comes with their Life-Sharp program which they will resharpen your blade for the entire lifetime of the knife for free! Send it in after your season to reset that razor edge or that used Gut hook and cut like a dream.
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