is one of the leading producers of knives and has been around since 1988. Founded by Les de Asis, Benchmade has been producing high quality knives since the moment the small company started. Each of their knives are some of the most popular knives used or collected, and the small size of the company allows them to focus on making custom knives
. One of Benchmade’s nicest knives is the Benchmade 470-1 Emissary folding knife.
The Benchmade 470-1 Emissary folding knife, is designed by Warren Osborne
, and is a fine example of Benchmade’s high standards. The knife measures an extremely light 2.1 ounces, and is perfect for every day carry since it is small, yet strong. The blade measures 3 inches long and is made from stainless S30-V steel, giving it durability and ideal razor sharpness for a variety of tasks.
The handle as a black finish and is made from aircraft grade aluminum 6061-T6, making it extremely strong. It has dual thumb studs which make it easy for either left handed, or right handed, opening, and a pocket clip that allows for a variety of mounting options. It also has assisted opening that works fast, and AXIS lock system for safety. The total size of the blade from point tip to the bottom edge of the handle is 6.9 inches, making it the perfect fit for any hand and easy to carry.
No matter what knife you buy from Benchmade, you are guaranteed high quality, but the 470-1 Emissary is one of their best. It’s functional design and carefully chosen materials make it perfect for a variety of uses, and it’s affordable price make it an easy choice to add to any collection.