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556 Mini Griptilian

by Benchmade 4 Reviews
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The Essential Info

The Benchmade 556 Mini Griptilian is a small lock-tool with serious cutting performance. It has an ambidextrous thumb stud opener so you can deploy your tool with either hand and use its durable, sharp stainless steel blade at a moments notice. With a blade length of 2.91" and a weight of 2.56oz, this is a highly portable folding tool for use in the outdoors.

Technical Breakdown

  • 2.91" long blade with 0.1" thickness delivers sharp cutting performance
  • Benchmade 'Axis' lock keeps blade firmly in blade and is ultra tough
  • 154CM Stainless Steel Blade resists corrosion and keeps an edge with its tough design
  • Modified drop point with ambidextrous thumb studs for easy open
  • Total length 6.78", closed length 3.87", total weight 2.56oz (0.07kg) makes for an ultra-portable folding lock tool

Want to know more?

Benchmade have been one of the top tool manufacturers in the world for years now. With American made blades and unique 'axis' locking designs, Benchmade have produced ranges of quality folding and fixed blade knives that see use throughout the world of survival, bushcraft, outdoor adventure, self-defense and military use. Their varying 'classes' of knives cater for all conceivable tool uses and frequently win awards in the industry.

This Benchmade Mini Griptilian is one of the most popular of all Benchmade blades - a small folder with a strong 'axis' lock that is trademark to the brand. The Axis is a precision locking mechanism that has supposedly survived being run over and blown up, so you can be assured your Griptilian is going to handle outdoor tasks. It has a 2.91" long blade that is crafted from a tough and easy to maintain 154CM stainless steel blade.

When closed, the whole tool measures just 3.87"(9.82cm) and weighs just 2.56oz (0.07kg) which makes it an incredibly portable blade that you can pack in a rucksack and rely on in the outdoors for cutting and perhaps whittling. Every survivalist, bushcrafter and outdoorsman knows how valuable a good tool is. This Benchmade Mini Griptilian is a relaible, durable and extremely high quality folding lock-tool that you can depend on.


  • Blade Length: 2.91"
  • Blade Thickness: 0.100"
  • Handle Thickness: 0.510"
  • Blade Material: 154CM Stainless Steel
  • Blade Hardness: 58-60HRC
  • Blade Style: Modified Drop-Point w/ Ambidextrous Thumb-Studs
  • Weight: 2.56oz
  • Pocket Clip: Black, Reversible, Tip-Up
  • Lock Mechanism: AXIS
  • Overall Length: 6.78"
  • Closed Length: 3.87"
  • Sheath Material: Sold Separately
  • Class: Blue

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556 mini griptilian

These knives are as good as it gets so sharp and undeniable quality, you get what you pay for and believe me they are worth every penny .

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Mini Griptilian the best

The best folding knife i have ever purchased and the smoothest locking system in the world and comes shaving sharp out of the box and i take it as a back up knife to my bushcraft knife Great customer service for the staff at A@B Gillian

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if you know knives u know this one

perfect folding knife. awesome steel that is razor sharp out of the box. like it says it has a rock solid lock. benchmades most famous knife and its not hard t see why. i take mine on every fishing trip and every hike, never lets me down. cheers for the service ab

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Ready to go

Great little knife nice and sharp right out of the box. Lightning fast open and close, very smooth Axis Lock the smoothest locking system i have ever used is a finger saver, Great design and size


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