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Benchmade 15020 Bone Collector Knife Review

June 8th, 2014 - corwin99


The Benchmade 15020 Bone Collector is one of a series of knives designed in collaboration with Michael Waddell, professional hunter and host of hunting shows on the Outdoor Channel. The knives are designed in the spirit of the hunter, and feature many interesting details that they will appreciate.

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Benchmade 707 Sequel Knife Review

May 2nd, 2014 - corwin99

The Benchmade 707 Sequel is the “sequel” to the once popular Benchmade 705, the smaller brother of the Benchmade 710. All three knives were designed by McHenry & Williams for Benchmade. The Benchmade 707 Sequel improved on a few things where the 705 was weak, including thinner handles and a wider profile blade.

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Benchmade 790 Lerch Subrosa Knife Review

September 19th, 2013 - corwin99


The Benchmade Lerch 790 Subrosa was the first Titanium Nitrous assisted folder that Benchmade ever released, and is now a discontinued piece. The knife is designed by Matthew Lerch, a custom maker from the USA. Since being discontinued, it does sell for a bit of a premium over the selling price when it was introduced, and for good reason. This is a nice knife.

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Benchmade 790 Lerch Subrosa Nitrous Folder

July 6th, 2012 - corwin99

Benchmade does another great job with their first Titanium Nitrous Assisted Monolocking folder. the Benchmade Subrosa designed by Matthew Lerch. This is a hefty knife, with a 3.76″ CPM-S30V Stainless Steel recurved blade and looks good.

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Benchmade 755 Sibert MPR Knife Review

January 11th, 2012 - corwin99

The Benchmade 755 Mini Pocket Rocket is the brainchild of knifemaker Shane Sibert and Benchmade Knife Company. Shane Sibert makes some pretty nice knives, and the MPR is probably one of his nicest designs. It is the smallest of three custom Pocket Rocket folders that he makes: The Mini, the Regular, and the Monster. Of the three, only the Mini is made by Benchmade.

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Benchmade 746 Bob Lum Mini-Onslaught Knife Review

October 16th, 2011 - corwin99

While Benchmade has lost some of its lustre for me due to what some might describe as questionable business practices, I still enjoy some of their knives quite a bit. One of the recent knives that really caught my fancy when handling it was the Bob Lum Onslaught. While its no secret that I am a big fan of Bob Lum’s designs, Benchmade has also done a good job on the fit and finish of this folder.

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Benchmade 722 Mel Pardue Folder

August 24th, 2011 - corwin99

This one’s another old school model – Benchmade 722, Mel Pardue designed Axis Lock Folder. When the 722 was released, it was one of my favourite Axis Lock designs from Benchmade and has since been discontinued. Its such a versatile folder and features a reliable design by one of the most trusted names in custom knifemaking, Mel Pardue.

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Benchmade 750 Pinnacle Folder

October 29th, 2010 - corwin99

The Benchmade Pinnacle 750 was Benchmade’s answer to the CRK Sebenza. While this knife is difficult to obtain now, it was very commonly traded in the early 2000’s, especially in the less desirable partially serrated version. The plain edge version of this knife like this one is quite collectable.

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Benchmade Elishewitz 690 Knife

August 20th, 2010 - corwin99

I’ve owned 3 of these Benhmade 690 knives, and still have two of them in my posession and I have to say that it is one of the nicest Benchmade knives they ever made. It has been produced in several variations, all of which are very well made. I’ve owned one of the blue-dyed wood models as well, which was a beautiful piece.

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Benchmade Boguszewski Spike Automatic Knife

July 17th, 2010 - corwin99

The Phil Boguszewski designed Benchmade Spike is one of the most iconic early models in Benchmade’s history, available in both an automatic and manual version. The Benchmade Spike was a simply designed knife with a thin spearpoint almost dagger-like blade.

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Benchmade BM 940 Warren Osborne Knife

March 9th, 2009 - corwin99


I remember the day the BM940 came out very well. At that time, Benchmades were very much in my budget range, and I had no customs. Times have changed, but the BM940 remains one of my favourite production knives. If it weren’t for bordem and always needing to get something new, this knife would probably be my EDC.

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Benchmade 921 Switchback Knife

February 19th, 2008 - corwin99


This 921 Switchback knife from Benchmade is probably one of my favourite Benchmade knives of all time. Designed by Warren Osborne, a famous custom knifemaker from Australia, the Switchback is unique in that it offers 2 knives for the price of one. In addition to the main blade which features an axis-lock, it has a secondary slip joint blade that folds out of the back.

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Benchmade Mini Skirmish BM-635

July 18th, 2007 - corwin99

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For many years, Benchmade was my favourite knife company, and I aspired to collect as many as I could afford. So when this Mini Skirmish came out, based on Neil Blackwoods design, I jumped on it, unable to afford Neil’s custom version which proabably sells in the thousands.

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Benchmade Mini-Griptillian

May 8th, 2007 - corwin99


The Griptillian I am reviewing is the D2 steel model. It has a Molded rubbery gripped handle. I believe it is some sort of Polycarbonate handle with Rubber Inserts. It has REALLY good retention because of this, even in water. Also it fits the hand nicely. I have small hands so this might not be the case for people with bigger hands.. you may want to try the full size.

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