By Joe Evans
USA -(Ammoland.com)- Benchmade, designer and manufacturer of world-class knives for world-class customers, is showcasing their new 2017 models at SCI Convention 2017 in Las Vegas, NV.
The Oregon City-base company developed the exclusive AXIS lock blade technology, is still privately owned and every knife is 100 percent US made.
Benchmade builds knives for the most demanding customers, from special operations forces to elite backcountry hunters, and building for the best requires the best raw materials.
They select premium blade steels and pair them with aerospace-grade handle materials to create premium-grade knives and tools that provide great value for their customers.
Here’s a look at Benchmade’s new 2017 line:
Benchmade Anthem: The first ever single piece, billet titanium AXIS knife. Cue the music.
- Mechanism: Axis Lock
- Blade Style: Drop-point
- Blade Steel: CPM-20CV premium stainless steel (59-61HRC)
- Handle: Chevron patterned, weathered bronze anodized, single piece billet titanium
- Extra: Reversible chevron patterned tip-up titanium clip