Benchmade makes great knives, and if you’ve got someone on your list who loves Benchmade, it can be hard to know what to get. Here are five Christmas gift options for the Benchmade lover on your list this season. We’ve arranged them from least to most expensive to give you some options.
If you need to save some money this holiday season, but still want to get the Benchmade lover on your list a Benchmade item, here’s the perfect gift. The Benchmade Knife Maintenance Tool Kit is a compact, quality tool kit and it’s only $20.
This tool kit is built specifically for Benchmade knives. Benchmade uses six-lobe, torx-like headed screws exclusively throughout the assembly of their knives. This engineered screw style offers a more controllable means of achieving knife tightness and this kit will get the job done (or undone as it were). Features: Bit Sizes 6,7,8,10 and 15, Phillips head bit, Magnetic bit holder, and Molded plastic case. Made in the USA.
Benchmade Knives 555HGBLU Griptilian
with Blue Noryl GTX Handles and Satin Coated 154CM Stainless Steel Blade
Item Number: BM555HGBLU Price $93.50
When it comes to all around functionality, you can’t beat the tried and true Griptillian. It’s one of Benchmade’s best sellers, and there are more shapes, sizes and colors available in this pattern than any other product family from Benchmade. This one features a Benchmade Blue handle and comes in at just under $95. It’s a great size for EDC. Features: 154CM stainless steel blade. Thumb hole. AXIS locking mechanism. Noryl GTX blue handle. Reversible pocket clip. Lanyard hole. 2-7/8″ Modified sheepsfoot blade. Blade thickness: 1/8″. 3-7/8″ Closed. Made in the USA.
The AXIS Stryker is an excellent, modern, working EDC Knife with the backing of Benchmade’s amazing warranty. We couldn’t leave this one off the list, because we found it for under $100. It normally retails at around $145 online. This is a great way to get into a good Benchmade knife for less than a Benjamin. Features: 154CM Stainless steel blade. Thumb stud. G10 Handle. Lanyard hole. AXIS Locking mechanism. Reversible Tip-Up pocket clip. 2-15/16″ Tanto blade. Blade thickness: 1/8″. 3-7/8” closed. Made in the USA.
The Benchmade Triage was tested by some of the world’s foremost rescue experts. This dynamic triple utility tool includes a knife, safety hook and glass breaker. At just under $150, it’s the perfect working knife for anyone police or emergency first-responders. This knife will take a massive beating and keep working in the field. Features: N680 partially serrated stainless steel blade. Thumb stud. Axis locking mechanism. Texturized G-10 handle. Pocket clip. Cord/strap cutter. Window/glass breaker. Lanyard hole. 3-1/2″ Sheepsfoot blade. Blade thickness: 1/8″. 5″ Closed. Made in the USA.
If you’re looking to go a little nuts with your Christmas list this year, look no further than the Benchmade Gold Class Knives. This 908-161 AXIS Stryker II is a limited edition, Gold Class masterpiece from the team at Benchmade. This beloved pattern is taken to a whole new level here with black and red carbon fiber, anodized red hardware accents, and a Damasteel Odin Heim blade. Features: Odin Heim patterned Damasteel blade. Thumb stud. Carbon fiber handle. Deep-Carry Reversible Tip-Up pocket clip. Lanyard hole. 3-9/16” Drop point blade. Blade thickness: 1/8”. 4-3/4” closed. Made in the USA.
Benchmade Warranty and More
Every Benchmade knife comes with a lifetime warranty. As Benchmade notes on their web site, “Each new Benchmade knife is packaged with written documentation of the Benchmade Lifetime Warranty. Benchmade Knife Company, Inc. warrants to the original owner that Benchmade knives purchased from authorized dealers will be free from defects in materials and workmanship. Benchmade will, without charge, repair or replace at Benchmade’s option, any knife purchased from an authorized dealer and returned for Warranty work by its original owner that is found to be defective by Benchmade.” You can’t beat that.