The Benchmade 698 Foray gent-style folder features clean lines and a classic appeal offering all-around utility. Sleek styling of black contoured G10 handle scales and open barrel spacers construction. The Foray is a user-friendly gentleman's folder for the 21st Century able to handle whatever the day throws at you. Brand new directly from Benchmade Knives.
The Blade: Premium 20CV stainless tool steel was chosen for the Foray for its high wear resistance against the daily grind. Nearly 3.25 inches done in a utility drop point style with strong upper swedge grind. Satin finished and equipped with dual thumb studs for right or left hand opening.
The Handle: Smooth, contoured black G10 scales are attached to full stainless steel liners. Excellent ergonomics for proper finger placement and chamferred edges allow a comfortable grip in hand. Jimping on the spine near the blade adds a nice spot for the thumb to rest and not slip during use. An oversized pivot accents the Foray nicely.
Benchmade's famous Axis Lock allows for true ambidextrous carry on the Foray as well as a flippable tip up deep carry pocket clip. Brand new in-house Benchmade design that's sure to please the every day user.About CPM-20CV: A highly wear resistant, powder metallurgy stainless tool steel, the steel contains a large volume of extremely hard vanadium carbides which provide excellent wear resistance. CPM-20CV contains the highest amount of chromium of any high-vanadium stainless steel currently available. The chromium-rich matrix provides outstanding corrosion resistance.
|Blade Rockwell||59-61 HRC|
|Country of Manufacture||United States|