The Barrage family is the first to feature the AXIS Assist. They offer quick, one-handed opening and can be operated equally with either hand. Intended for both Everyday and Outdoor use, our Barrage family have a standard clip type with a reversible tip-up clip position. Our Barrage 580 has a lanyard hole. Specifications: Designer: Osborne | Mechanism: AXIS-Assist |Action: Assisted-opening | Blade Steel: 154CM (58-61 HRC) | Blade Length: 3.60″ (9.14cm) | Blade Thickness: 0.121″ (3.07mm) | Open Length: 8.35″ (21.21cm) | Closed Length: 4.75″ (12.07cm) | Handle Thickness: 0.65″ (16.51mm) | Weight: 4.31oz. (122.19g).
BLADE STYLE: 3.60″ (9.14cm) Drop-point style blade, weighing 4.31oz. (122.19g)
AMERICAN MADE STEEL: 154CM (58-61 HRC) is a premium grade steel developed for tough industrial applications and is known for it’s all around qualities, including corrosion resistance, toughness and edge quality.
DURABLE MATERIALS: The Valox handle offers excellent stiffness, strength and dimensional stability. Also includes stainless steel liners, a lanyard hole and a reversible tip-up pocket clip.
INNOVATIVE AXIS MECHANISM: Ambidextrous design, AXIS gets its function from two omega-style springs, one on each liner, give the locking bar its inertia to engage the knife tang. The AXIS assist knives, like this one, also feature integrated safety lock systems.
AMERICAN MANUFACTURING: The Oregon-based Benchmade factory employs modern laser cutters and CNC machining centers that offer control and tolerances found in the aerospace industry. Precision is that of half the width of a human hair.