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DISCONTINUED Benchmade 551SBKSN Pardue Griptilian - Drop Point / Sand Handle / Black Blade

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BENCHMADE 551SBKSN GRIPTILIAN - Modified Drop Point version of the popular Mel Pardue design, this is an Ambidextrous Thumb-Stud Opener, with a grip textured molded handle and AXIS locking system. Black Blade, partially serrated edge. Desert Sand handle.
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The Benchmade Model 551SBKSN Griptilian features a modified drop point with a Black BK1 finish, partially serrated edge & textured Desert Sand Noryl GTX handle.

Designed by Mel Pardue, the Griptilian is a top choice for hard-working utility knives amongst knife fans worldwide. With a grip textured molded handle and ambidextrous design, this knife is truly ahead of the curve.

Each knife comes equipped with a reversible pocket clip, and can be opened with either hand. Lockup is secure with the rugged AXIS lock.


  • Ambidextrous Thumb-Stud Opener
  • Grip Textured Molded Handle
  • Premium AXIS Function
  • Multiple Configurations Available
Benchmade 551 Griptilian Series
Overall Length: 8.07"
Blade Length: 3.45"
Blade Thickness: 0.115"
Blade Material: 154CM Stainless Steel
Blade Hardness: 58-60HRC
Blade Style: Modified Drop-Point w/ Ambidextrous Thumb Studs
Closed Length: 4.62"
Handle Thickness: 0.640"
Lock Mechanism: AXIS
Pocket Clip: Black, Reversible, Tip-Up
Weight: 3.82oz.