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Benchmade Griptilian 550-S30V Axis Lock Knife Black Handle (USA)

Original price $144.00 - Original price $144.00
Original price
$144.00 - $144.00
Current price $144.00

The model 550-S30V Griptilian boasts a flat-ground CPM-S30V blade, round thumb-hole openers, and an AXIS lock mechanism. Its Noryl GTX handles are paired with a reversible pocket clip for fully ambidextrous use. With distinct blade styles, sizes, and colors, these Griptilians can accommodate any gripping preference.

CPM-S30V Stainless Steel

S30V is a high-end stainless steel specifically crafted for knife blades. Its unique powder-metal construction creates an even spread of carbides for outstanding steel qualities and offers superior resistance to corrosion, lasting sharpness, and a well-balanced edge for tackling everyday tasks.


An iconic Benchmade model, AXIS has gained global recognition since its launch. Its 100 percent ambidextrous design uses a small, hardened steel bar, positioned between two steel liners on either side of the knife. This bar extends to both sides and contacts the tang of the blade, providing a lock-up when the knife is opened. Two omega-style springs, one placed on each liner, gives the locking bar the pressure to secure the tang between the stop pin and the AXIS bar.

Designer: Mel Pardue

With more than 25 years in the industry, Mel's signature style effortlessly embodies sophistication and simplicity. The Pardue collaborations serve as ideal daily-use knives, blending practicality with an elevated aesthetic. Mel's designs demonstrate the power of minimalism.

    • Specifications
    • Overall Length: 8.07"
    • Blade Length: 3.45"
    • Blade Thickness: 0.12"
    • Blade Material: CPM S30V
    • Hardness: 58-60 RC
    • Blade Style: Sheepsfoot
    • Blade Grind: Flat
    • Finish: Satin Edge
    • Type: Plain
    • Handle Length: 4.62"
    • Handle Thickness: 0.64"
    • Handle Material: Polymer
    • Color: Black
    • Frame/Liner: Steel
    • Weight: 3.76 oz.
    • User: Right Hand, Left Hand
    • Pocket Clip: Tip-Up Knife
    • Type: Manual Opener: Thumb Hole
    • Lock Type: Crossbar Lock
    • Brand: Benchmade
    • Model: Griptilian
    • Model Number: 550-S30V
    • Designer: Pardue
    • Country of Origin: USA
    • Best Use: Camp/Hike, Everyday Carry
    • Product Type: Knife

    Life-Sharp Program
    Benchmade knives come with the unbelievable Life-Sharp program: for the life of your knife you can send it back to the factory and they will dissemble, inspect, fix any problems that may arise, sharpen the knife,and mail it back to you. You pay for shipping to the factory and they’ll handle the rest.

    Customer Reviews

    Based on 1 review
    Great Knife!

    This is one of the great knives from Benchmade. A solid performer with excellent blade steel and outstanding ergonomics. You cannot get a better deal or better service than ordering from North River Outdoors!

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