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 Tactical use, our Barrage family have a standard clip type with a reversible tip-up clip position. 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: 4.51oz. (127.86g).
BLADE STYLE: 3.60″ (9.14cm) Tanto style blade, weighing 4.51oz. (127.86g)
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 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.