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Benchmade 551 Griptilian MDP with Putman Orange G10 Scales

Manufacturer: Benchmade

Model: BM-551-A03


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Benchmade Griptilian with satin plain edge modified drop point blade with dual thumb studs and Orange Putman 3D G10 scales. The original Glass-Filled Nylon handle has been professionally removed and the Putman G10 handle scales installed by us. The pattern on the scales is an Anso style which gives better grip and a softer feel which transforms the knife into another class. Integrated lanyard hole is retained, as well as, a single position tip up right-handed carry mount for the Benchmade pocket clip.

The 551 Griptilian comes with a saber ground, satin finished 154CM blade with excellent cutting geometry and an easy to operate thumb stud opener. The Benchmade Axis Lock, a rolling bar riding along a slot in two machined stainless steel liners, provides a rock solid lock up. The Griptilian family is the backbone of the Benchmade Blue Box line.

The Putman scales are made by Allen Putman and feature a Jens Anso style 3D pattern. These precision made scales are milled out to accept the original stainless steel liners and includes a notched G10 backspacer.

**Dis-assembly of the knife is required to attach the Putman G10 handle scales voiding the factory warranty.**


Overall Length 8.07"
Blade Length 3.40"
Sharpened Length 3.37"
Blade Thickness 0.11"
Blade Material 154CM
Steel Type Stainless
Lock Axis Lock
Closed Length 4.62"
Handle Thickness 0.55"
Handle Material G10
Liner(s) Stainless Steel
Clip Stainless Steel
Weight 4.5 oz.
Country of Manufacture United States