Benchmade 581 Barrage AXIS-Assisted M390 Super Steel Blade

Benchmade Barrage with M390 Super Steel Blade
Benchmade Barrage with M390 Super Steel Blade
Benchmade has begun using this super steel M390 which, by all accounts, is the best on the market. We haven’t tried it here at the KnifeCenter, but objective accounts claim it is superior to the ZDP189 that we love so much. You can buy this knife and let us know! This Barrage model has an upgraded handle, assisted opening operation and the super hard steel blade. What’s not to like?
Here is more information from Benchmade Knives:
These spring assisted models combine speed and strength in one complete package. This Benchmade Barrage gets an upgrade with G10 and aluminum handles and M390 super steel (60-62 HRC).

AXIS Assist locking mechanism
Multiple blade styles and sizes; Variety of handle materials available
Reversible tip-up pocket clip
G10 and aluminum handles
M390 super steel (60-62 HRC)
Osborne Design

Blade Length: 3.60″ (9.10 cm)
Blade Thickness: 0.121″ (3.07 mm)
Open: 8.35″ (21.20 cm)
Closed: 4.75″ (12.10 cm)
Handle Thickness: 0.65″ (16.51 mm)
Weight: 5.2 oz. (147.41 g)
Made in USA

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