The 484 series of knives from Benchmade are a Nakamura designed folder. This is the first AXIS lock design by Nakamura and it is done well. The steel is an M390 from Boehler, the handles are G10 with stainless liners and are cut with very comfortable finger grooves. The blade has a slight ramp with aggressive gimping for hard use.
|Blade Material:||M390 by Boehler|
|Blade Style:||Drop Point with Flat Grind|
|Handle Material:||Black G10 with Stainless Liners|
|Lock System:||AXIS Lock system|
|Pocket Clip:||Reversible Tip Up|
|Country of Origin:||USA|
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I own more knives than my wife does shoes. This is one of the best combos of beauty, strength, grip feel, and flawless function on the market. I own 2 of these and the 484-1. A hard working classy knife you will love.