Benchmade 535-3 Bugout Satin S90V Carbon Fiber AXIS Lock Folder

Model: BM-535-3
Manufacturer: Benchmade
Retail: $300.00
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The Bugout has rocketed to the top of Benchmade's Blue Class series as the preeminent ultralight everyday carry folder. The 535-3 delivers this iconic design in a new, elite built with premium, high performance materials in both handle and blade. This version comes with a satin finished, CPM-S90V blade and carbon fiber scales with blue aluminum back spacer.

Brand new, direct from Benchmade Knives, USA.

Blade: A classic drop point profile delivers overall utility at work or in the field with a top swedge for enhanced piercing performance. Made from premium, American CPM-S90V, this elite version delivers top-end cutting performance. Dual, blue anodized thumb studs provide effortless, ambidextrous operation with the blade riding smoothly on phosphor bronze washers for fast, one-handed operation.

Handle: Premium carbon fiber delivers lightweight durability, visual appeal and comfort in hand thanks to the subtle contour and micro texture. Semi-open back construction is easy to clean and maintain with a blue anodized aluminum partial back spacer with lanyard attachment loop for added color. The AXIS lock mechanism is a robust and time-tested choice with ambidextrous operation. Carbon fiber delivers and even lighter 2.02 oz package.

Carries via a reversible, tip-up, stainless steel mini deep carry clip.

CPM-S90V: A unique tool steel made using the Crucible Particle Metallurgy process, CPM S90V offers substantial improvements in edge retention over 440C and D2, and other high chromium steels, with corrosion resistance equal to or better than 440C. S90V is an excellent choice where wear and corrosion resistance are key.


Overall Length 7.44"
Blade Length 3.20"
Sharpened Length 3.03"
Blade Thickness 0.09"
Blade Material CPM-S90V
Blade Type Stainless
Blade Rockwell 59-61 HRC
Lock Axis Lock
Closed Length 4.25"
Handle Thickness 0.40"
Handle Material Carbon Fiber
Liner(s) Stainless Steel
Clip Stainless Steel
Weight 2.10 oz.
Country of Manufacture United States