Benchmade 940-2 vs Bugout

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Folding Knives Benchmade 940-2 Benchmade Bugout
Review Rating Not Rated
Review Rating 92%
Overall Length 7.87" 7.46" (189mm) 7.46" 7.46"
Blade Length 3.40" 3.24" (82mm) 3.24 3.24" 3.24"
Blade Thickness 0.12" 0.09" (2mm) .09" (2mm) .090" (2mm) 0.09" 0.09"
Blade Material CPM S30V CPM-S30V (58-60 HRC Damascus Bohler M390 CPM S30V CPM S90V CPM 20CV CPM 20CV
Hardness 58-60 RC 58-60 RC
Blade Style Reverse Tanto Drop Point Drop Point
Blade Grind Flat Flat Flat
Finish Satin Damascus Black Gray Satin Stonewash Satin
Edge Type Plain Plain Serrated Plain
Handle Length 4.47" 4.22" 4.22"
Handle Thickness 0.44" 0.45" 0.41" 0.42" 0.42"
Handle Material G-10 Carbon Fiber Aluminum CF Elite Carbon Fiber & C-Tek Grivory Polymer CF-Elite Titanium Copper G-10 Brass G-10
Color Black Black Gray Green, Tan Blue Brass Copper Jade Orange Red Gray
Frame/Liner Stainless Steel Stainless Steel Stainless Steel
Weight 2.65 oz. 2.02oz 2.5oz 1.8oz 2.1oz 1.85oz 2.10 oz. 2.50 oz. 1.85 oz. 1.80 oz. 2.02 oz. 4.14 oz. 2.87 oz. 4.31 oz. 2.17 oz. 4.27 oz. 1.91 oz. 5.31 oz. 2.17 oz.
User Right Hand, Left Hand Right Hand, Left Hand Right Hand Right Hand, Left Hand
Pocket Clip Tip-Up Yes, right or left hand, tip up Yes, deep carry tip up, right or left Tip-Up Tip-Up
Knife Type Manual Manual Manual
Opener Thumb Stud Thumb Stud Thumb Stud
Lock Type Bar Lock Axis Bar Lock Bar Lock
Model 940-2 Bugout Bugout
Designer Osborne
Country of Origin USA USA USA
Best Use Camp/Hike, Everyday Carry Camp/Hike, Everyday Carry Everyday Carry, Tactical Camp/Hike, Everyday Carry
Product Type Knife Knife Knife
Closed Length 4.22" (107mm) 4.22
Blade Steel S90V M390 S30V Damasteel
Blade Finish Satin Cerakote DLC Coated
Blade Edge Serrated Plain
Blade Type Drop point
Total length 7.46
Blade Color Silver/Gray Blue
Cutting Edge 3.00" 3.00"
Blade width 1.00" 1.00"
Handle Width 1.00" 1.00"
Model Number 535-191 535BK-4 535GRY-1 535BK-2 535-3 535S 535SGRY-1 535SBK-2 535-1901 535-2002
Brand Benchmade Benchmade
MSRP $210.00 $235.00
Used Price $147.00 $164.50
Sale Price $189.00 $199.75

Folding Knives Descriptions

Benchmade 940-2

The Benchmade 940-2 offers the proven Osborne design of the original, now updated with a black G-10 handle. The Benchmade 940 is a popular knife for good reason. It's a comfortable everyday carry knife with its slim design, great Ergonomics and light weight. The handle is outfitted with black G-10 scales with green anodized barrel spacers. This MODel has a satin finished blade with a plain edge. The AXIS lock and reversible pocket clip make the knife usable for right or left-hand users. Check out our Benchmade 940 Review for an in-depth look and test of the 940. $(".dealer-seals").css('display', 'block');

Benchmade Bugout

The Benchmade Bugout is a lightweight and versatile folding knife that has become a favorite among EDC enthusiasts. Weighing in at just 1.85 ounces, this knife is easy to carry in a pocket or pack, making it an ideal choice for those who need a reliable cutting tool on the go. The blade is made from premium CPM-S30V steel, which is known for its excellent edge retention and corrosion resistance, making it a great option for outdoor use.

The Bugout features a comfortable and ergonomic handle that is made from Grivory, a lightweight and durable polymer. The handle is textured to provide a secure grip, even in wet or slippery conditions. The knife also has a reversible pocket clip, allowing for convenient and customizable carry options. The blade is deployed using Benchmade's patented Axis lock mechanism, which is smooth and easy to use with one hand.

In addition to its practical features, the Benchmade Bugout is also a stylish and sleek knife that comes in a variety of colors and finishes. Whether you are looking for a discreet black blade or a vibrant orange handle, there is an option to suit your style. Overall, the Bugout is a high-quality and reliable knife that is perfect for everyday use, outdoor adventures, and everything in between.

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