For years, the Benchmade Bugout has set the bar when it comes to affordable, everyday carry knives that are valued not only for their versatility but also their durability and a reputation Benchmade has fostered over the decades. The Mini Bugout is a rendition on a tried and true theme of a knife that has become almost iconic. Identical to its full-sized version, the Mini Bugout features the same characteristics that made the Bugout a great EDC knife.
The American-made CPM-S30V tool steel blade has both the hardness and toughness you have come to rely on from the Bugout. With an HRC of 58-60 it resists marring, dings, and scratches as well as keeping a razor-sharp edge for cut after cut right out of the box. The 2.82" drop point blade has a black coated finish and opens out to an overall length of 6.49". The AXIS lock works just like the larger varieties and keeps the blade exactly where you need it when opened. The blade swings out into place from the 3.704" white grivory handle with help from the ambidextrous thumb studs on the blade. The black coated pocket clip is adjustable for right or left-handed, tip-up carry, and a lanyard hole in the handle gives you other carry options as well. At 1.5 oz. light, you will hardly notice this knife is by your side until the moment you need it during EDC.
As with all Benchmade knives the Mini Bugout is proudly made in the USA and features a lifetime guarantee against craftsmanship and materials. Also, you have the option of sending your Mini Bugout 533BK-1 to Benchmade whenever it needs sharpening. As an authorized dealer of Benchmade, Knifeart.com offers fast, free shipping in the USA and features a satisfaction guarantee. If for any reason you aren't pleased with your purchase, simply return the knife for a refund.
I love it, the CF elite is my favourite and that includes the more expensive variants.
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