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Zero Tolerance 0095 with tiger stripes

Benchmade Reveals Two New Folders

Last week on social media, Benchmade announced two new folders: the 756 mPR (micro pocket rocket) and the 486 Saibu.

That was followed by a live video featuring the newbies:


The knives will be available for your inspection at the Benchmade booth (#8) at BLADE Show 2018. If you can’t make the show, here are the specs.

Benchmade 756 mPR

Micro pocket rocket

  • Overall Length: 4.83″
  • Blade Length: 1.87″
  • Blade Thickness :0.12″
  • Blade Material: CPM-20CV
  • Weight: 3.52 oz.
  • Hardness: 59-61 RC
  • Blade Style: Drop Point
  • Blade Grind: Flat
  • Finish: Satin
  • Edge Type: Plain
  • Handle Length: 2.84″
  • Handle Thickness: 0.45″
  • Handle Material: Titanium
  • Opener: Flipper
  • Lock Type: Frame Lock
  • Designer: Shane Sibert
  • MSRP: $400

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Benchmade 486 Saibu

Benchmade 486

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  • Overall Length: 6.79″
  • Blade Length: 2.98″
  • Blade Thickness: 0.11″
  • Blade Material: CPM-20CV
  • Weight: 2.70 oz.
  • Blade Style: Drop Point
  • Blade Grind: Flat
  • Finish: Satin
  • Edge Type: Plain
  • Handle Length: 3.81″
  • Handle Thickness: 0.48″
  • Handle Material: G-10, Wood
  • Pocket Clip: Tip-Up
  • Opener: Thumb Stud
  • Lock Type: AXIS®
  • Designer: Seiichi Nakamura
  • MSRP: $250

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CRKT.com-Exclusive Woods Chogan T-Hawk

Exclusive CRKT tomahawk

Designer Ryan Johnson’s latest tomahawk, a new spin on the Woods Chogan T-Hawk released in 2014, will only be available through CRKT.com. This new version sports a “black magnesium phosphate coating on the head for corrosion resistance and an aesthetically cool firewood-burned handle,” per CRKT.

  • Blade Length: 3.500″ (88.9 mm)
  • Blade Steel 1055 Carbon Steel
  • Hardness: 50-55 HRC
  • Finish: Magnesium Phosphate Coating
  • Blade Thickness: 0.52″ (13.21 mm)
  • Weight: 1 lbs. 15.9 oz.
  • Handle: Tennessee Hickory
  • Overall Length: 19.13″ (485.9 mm)
  • MSRP: $69.99

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Buck Marshmallow Roasting Sticks with Elk Antler Handles

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  • OAL: 36″
  • Handle: Elk Antler
  • Steel: 304SS Food Grade Steel Rod
  • MSRP: $25 for pair

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Zero Tolerance 0095TS Earns Its Stripes

Zero Tolerance 0095 with tiger stripes

Zero Tolerance’s new 0095TS offers a step up from its 0095 with premium steel and tactical aesthetics. The “TS” in the model name comes from the tiger stripes design on the blade.

  • Blade Length: 3.6 in. (9.8 cm)
  • Blade Thickness: 0.121 in. (0.307 cm)
  • Closed Length: 4.9 in. (12.4 cm)
  • Overall Length: 8.4 in. (21.3 cm)
  • Blade Steel: S90V, Tungsten DLC coating, tiger stripe
  • Opener: Flipper, KVT ball-bearing opening system
  • Lock: Titanium frame lock, hardened steel lockbar insert
  • Clip: Reversible
  • Handle: Titanium, DLC coating
  • Weight: 5.3 oz. (150.3 g)
  • MSRP: $300

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