Benchmade – Mini Griptilian 556 EDC Manual Open Folding Knife Made in USA, Drop-Point Blade, Serrated Edge, Coated Finish, Olive Handle

December 20, 2018 - Comment
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The Mini Griptilian 556 is small, fierce, and features a drop-point blade crafted from American made 154CM stainless steel for exceptional edge retention and corrosion resistance. The blade is coupled with our super-durable (and fully ambidextrous) Grivory handle, patented AXIS locking mechanism, stainless steel liners, lanyard hole, and reversible clip. Ultra tough and built for rugged, everyday use, the applications of the Mini Griptilian 556 are nearly limitless.

Proudly designed and made in the USA, every Benchmade Knife comes with a limited Lifetime Warranty and LifeSharp Service.

Our LifeSharp service is provided to you free of charge. Simply send your Benchmade to us with your carrier of choice and we’ll gladly clean, oil, adjust, and re-sharpen your Benchmade knife to a factory razor-sharp edge. Once your knife is serviced, we’ll ship it back to you at no cost.

Technical Specifications
Designer: Pardue
Mechanism: AXIS
Action: Manual-opening
Blade Steel: 154CM (58-61 HRC)
Blade Length: 2.91″ (7.39cm)
Blade Thickness: 0.100″ (2.54mm)
Open Length: 6.78″ (17.22cm)
Closed Length: 3.87″ (9.83cm)
Handle Thickness: 0.51″ (12.95mm)
Weight: 2.81oz. (79.66g)

The Mini Griptilian features textured “handle scales” for lightweight strength and sure grip. Double 410 stainless steel liners add strength throughout the entire knife handle, while the 154-CM stainless steel blade has a satin finish and ambidextrous thumbhole open action. An ambidextrous AXIS lock system makes the knife easy to open and close.

Benchmade is proud to donate a portion of the profits from the sale of this knife to the Oregon Health and Science University Breast Cancer Institute in Portland, Oregon to benefit their Breast Health Education Program. This program provides medical students, residents and practicing clinicians with standardized training to enhance their ability to detect palpable breast cancer in its earliest form.

BK1 coated, modified drop-point blade AXIS locking mechanism with ambidextrous thumb-stud opener Valox handle stainless steel liners Reversible steel carry-clip

2.9-inch blade 6.8-inch open length 3.9-inch closed length 154CM stainless steel blade with 58-60 HRC

BenchMade knives include a manufacturer’s warranty against defects in materials and workmanship, and each knife is picked with written documentation and details about that knife’s warranty specifics.

Product Features

  • BUILT TO PERFORM: Simplicity meets unmatched function, no matter the application; Ideal for pretty much everything.
  • AMERICAN MADE 154CM STAINLESS STEEL: For first-rate edge retention and corrosion resistance; Precision drop-point construction for strength and versatility.
  • THE GRIVORY HANDLE: Is fully ambidextrous, has a textured grip, and is molded from glass-filled nylon for superior durability.
  • AXIS LOCKING MECHANISM: Ensures safety and a smooth open and easy close; Reversible clip; Lanyard hole for versatile carry options.
  • TAKE YOUR BENCHMADE ANYWHERE: With its reduced profile and lightweight design, the Griptilian 556 is the perfect addition to your EDC collection, backpack, survival kit, tackle box, and more.


Anonymous says:

Can’t beat it. These are my go-to gifts for people I really like. I carried one like this for years, until it died from literally being ran over by a bus. Benchmade offered to replace it, but I declined since it was my fault it ended up on the road anyway. I gave these to my groomsmen at my wedding as part of their gifts.Overall, a great starter knife in the “pretty nice, not your ordinary knife” world…A great first knife that will get folks hooked on to carrying non-garbage knives…

Anonymous says:

Great knife for EDC….. AND keeping the wife happy 🙂 I recently moved to a new house on land, and found myself consistently in a situation in which I believed a knife would benefit me. When I was single I was always very big on brand name, and would choose made in America products over foreign made products. However, now that I am married and have two children I have to worry about what someone else may think. The price of this knife seems high to the average customer, but there are many other things that you need to think about when buying:…

Anonymous says:

Fantastic EDC but pocket shredder Short Form: There is a very Zen aesthetic to doing something very ordinary and doing it spectacularly well. There is an equally Zen experience of appreciating such mastery only through time and exposure. I think the Mini-Grip really hits on both of those things. While it leans slightly more towards the “hard use” end of the pool, the Mini-Grip comes close to being a perfectly balanced EDC knife. If you’re going to exceed the $50.00 range with one knife, I would recommend that it be this…

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