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Just Released 2023 New Benchmade Pocket Knives

Are you looking for a knife to add to your collection? Most knife manufacturing companies have continued redesigning how we look at blades. This is still the case for the new 2023 knife releases.

From innovative new designs to improved durability, most knife enthusiasts look forward to EDC blades that offer good functionality, usability, and reliability. Let us look at the new 2023 Benchmade pocket knife lineup and their features.

Benchmade Narrows 748 AXIS Lock Knife Titanium (3.4" Satin)

Benchmade Narrows 748 AXIS Lock Knife Titanium (3.4" Satin)

The Narrows 748 Lock Knife will be an ideal fit for blade enthusiasts. The blade has a unique and simplistic look that always stays in style.

Specifications

  • Overall Length: 8.02"
  • Blade Length:44"
  • Blade Material: Bohler M390
  • Blade Style: Drop Point
  • Finish: Satin
  • Edge Type: Plain
  • Handle Length:58"
  • Handle Material: Titanium
  • Color: Gray
  • Weight:41 oz.
  • Pocket Clip: Tip-Up
  • Knife Type: Manual
  • Opener: Thumb Studs
  • Lock Type: AXIS Lock

The 3.44-inch blade is made from high-quality Bohler M390 steel. This steel is renowned for its high durability and sharpness retention. Its drop-point style and satin finish are ideal for cutting and slicing while hunting.

Additionally, the handle is made from high-quality titanium. The handle can withstand light blows, scratches, or harsh weather conditions. It has a length of 4.58 inches, giving you ample rip when in use.

The manual foldable Narrows 748 has an overall length of 8.02 inches. Likewise, the knife has an overall weight of 2.41 oz, making it lightweight for EDC. The thumb studs near the blade’s spine, making it easy for easy deployment. The AXIS Lock on the knife helps firmly lock the blade after deployment, preventing it from accidentally closing while in use. 

Benchmade Bugout Crater Blue Pocket Knife (3.24" FDE) 535FE-05

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The Benchmade Bugout Crater Blue Pocket Knife should be an excellent accessory for hiking and camping. The pocket knife is reportedly versatile, making it an ideal tool for EDC.

Specifications

  • Overall Length:46"
  • Blade Length:24"
  • Cutting Edge:00"
  • Blade Width:00"
  • Blade Thickness:09"
  • Blade Material: CPM S30V
  • Blade Style: Drop Point
  • Blade Grind: Flat
  • Finish: Satin
  • Edge Type: Plain
  • Handle Length:22"
  • Handle Width:00"
  • Handle Thickness:42"
  • Handle Material: Polymer
  • Color: Blue
  • Frame/Liner: Steel
  • Weight:85 oz.
  • Pocket Clip: Tip-Up
  • Knife Type: Manual
  • Opener: Thumb Stud
  • Lock Type: Bar Lock

One thing that sets this knife apart is its blade. Like the Narrows 748, the Bugout Crater also has a long 3.24-inch blade that gives you good control while slicing or carving. The blade is also made of durable CPM S30V stainless steel. This makes the knife more resistant to corrosion, giving it more reliability. The drop point style provides the blade with a stronger spine which is more stable.

Furthermore, the Benchmade Bugout Crater also has a sturdier handle. The polymer handle is built to enhance the knife’s functionality, making it more resistant to abrasions and corrosion. The steel frame liner also adds to the handle’s durability. With its length of 4.22 inches and thickness of 0.42 inches, the handle is well-balanced and has enough grip room while using the knife.

Lastly, the foldable blade uses manual deployment. The blade has a pair of thumb studs, giving users better traction when opening the knife. However, unlike the Narrows 748, the Bugout uses a Bar Lock mechanism to prevent the blade from accidental release or closing. The knife is also pretty lightweight, only weighing 1.85 oz.

Benchmade Bailout AXIS Lock Knife Crater Blue Aluminum (3.4" FDE) 537FE-02

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Another great addition to the 2023 knife release is the Benchmade Bailout AXIS Lock Knife Crater. The knife has some great features that make it stand out from other pocket knives.

Specifications

  • Overall Length: 8.07"
  • Blade Length:38"
  • Cutting Edge:125"
  • Blade Width: 00"
  • Blade Thickness: 0.09"
  • Blade Material: CPM M4
  • Blade Style: Tanto
  • Blade Grind: Flat
  • Finish: Tan
  • Edge Type: Plain
  • Handle Length: 4.70"
  • Handle Width:00"
  • Handle Thickness:39"
  • Handle Material: Aluminum
  • Color: Blue
  • Weight:70 oz.
  • Pocket Clip: Tip-Up
  • Knife Type: Manual
  • Opener: Thumb Stud
  • Lock Type: Bar Lock

The 3.38-inch blade gives the knife excellent control when slicing or piercing. It is made from high-quality CPM M4 stainless steel. This gives the blade added hardness, strength, and corrosion resistance. The tanto blade style is ideal for piercing through any wood or tough skin while camping.

Additionally, for knife enthusiasts with a love for aluminum, then this Bailout Crater is the right fit. The handle material is made from durable aluminum, which makes the knife more durable and reduces its weight. The 4.70-inch handle also enhances your grip while cutting through any material.

Furthermore, the 2.70-oz. pocket knife has a manual deployment that is enhanced by the thumb studs on the blade. They provide an excellent hold on the knife while engaging the blade. Like the Bugout Crater, the Bailout also uses a Bar Lock to prevent the blade from closing while slicing.

Benchmade Shootout D/A OTF Automatic Knife Crater Blue (3.5" FDE PVD) 5370FE-01

Benchmade Shootout D/A OTF Automatic Knife Crater Blue

If you are looking for an automatic switchblade knife, the Benchmade Shootout D/A OTF Automatic Knife Crater should be a perfect EDC accessory. This knife has more features than most pocket knives, and its design surely sets it apart.

Specifications

  • Overall Length:22"
  • Blade Length:51"
  • Cutting Edge:50"
  • Blade Width:88"
  • Blade Thickness:10"
  • Blade Material: CPM CRU-WEAR
  • Blade Style: Tanto
  • Blade Grind: Flat
  • Finish: Tan
  • Edge Type: Plain
  • Handle Length:71"
  • Handle Width:125"
  • Handle Thickness:51"
  • Handle Material: Polymer
  • Color: Blue
  • Weight:80 oz.
  • Pocket Clip: Tip-Down
  • Knife Type: Double-Action OTF Automatic
  • Opener: Thumb Slide

This 3.51-inch tanto blade is ideal for any piercing or cutting needed in the woods. It provides excellent control when in use and will not disappoint. Likewise, the blade is also made from CPM CRU-WEAR, which is hardened steel, making it resistant to wear and harsh weather elements.

Furthermore, the handle is made from a high-quality wear-resistant polymer material, which can take any light impacts if dropped during outdoor excursions. 

As previously stated, the Shoutout has an automatic deployment, making it ideal for fast release. The switchblade uses a Double-Action OTF system that releases and retracts the blade at your own convenience. The knife is also easy to carry, weighing 2.80 oz.

Benchmade Mini Bugout AXIS Lock Knife Sea Foam Grivory (2.8" Gray S30V) 533GY-06

Benchmade Mini Bugout AXIS Lock Knife Sea Foam Grivory

The Benchmade Mini Bugout AXIS Lock is perfect if you want a lightweight EDC knife. Like its predecessor, the Bugout AXIS Lock, this blade should offer the same features and sleek design.

Specifications

  • Overall Length:49"
  • Blade Length:79"
  • Cutting Edge:75"
  • Blade Width:88"
  • Blade Thickness:41"
  • Blade Material: CPM S30V
  • Blade Style: Drop Point
  • Blade Grind: Flat
  • Finish: Gray
  • Edge Type: Plain
  • Handle Length:75"
  • Handle Width:00"
  • Handle Thickness:42"
  • Handle Material: Grivory
  • Color: Green
  • Weight:50 oz.
  • Pocket Clip: Tip-Up
  • Knife Type: Manual
  • Opener: Thumb Stud
  • Lock Type: Bar Lock

The Mini Bugout's short 2.79-inch blade is ideal for anyone looking for a knife with better control and is suitable for cutting. The blade is made from high-quality CPM S30V stainless steel, which is highly durable and corrosion-resistant.

Though the handle length is short, at 3.75 inches, the Mini Bugout still gives you the same firm grip while holding it. The handle is made from grivory, which reduces the knife’s weight while also improving its durability performance. The handle is sturdier and resistant to abrasions and light impacts.

Like the Bugout, this folding knife has a manual deployment, with a pair of thumb studs for easy release. It also uses a Bar Lock mechanism to protect your fingers from accidental retraction when using the blade.

Benchmade Auto Immunity AXIS Lock Knife Woodland Green (2.5" Black) 2900BK-2

Benchmade Auto Immunity AXIS Lock Knife Woodland Green

Auto Immunity is a new addition to Benchmade’s EDC utility knives. The automatic folding knife has a unique design that works well for everyday tasks around the house or camping.

Specifications

  • Overall Length:95"
  • Blade Length:49"
  • Blade Thickness:09"
  • Blade Material: CPM M4
  • Hardness: 62-64 HRC
  • Blade Style: Wharncliffe
  • Blade Grind: Flat
  • Finish: Black
  • Edge Type: Plain
  • Handle Length:46"
  • Handle Material: Aluminum
  • Color: Green
  • Frame/Liner: Steel
  • Weight: 2.29 oz.
  • Pocket Clip: Tip-Up
  • Knife Type: Automatic
  • Pivot Type: Washers
  • Lock Type: Bar Lock

Like the Mini Bugout, this knife also has a short 2.49-inch blade. The blade’s CPM M4 stainless steel has a 62-64 HRC hardness rating, making it resistant to any nicks or corrosion while you are out in the woods. Additionally, the Wharncliffe blade style provides better energy direction and control if you are gutting deer.

Another added feature of the Auto Immunity is its high-quality aluminum handle. The handle material makes it sturdier, providing excellent protection from rusting or corrosion. The 3.46-inch-long handle extends to the length of your palm for better control of the knife.

Benchmade Auto Immunity is an automatic deployment blade. The handle has a small button used for its release action. The knife uses a Bar Lock mechanism to hold the blade after deployment or retraction.

Benchmade CLA MagnaCut Automatic Knife Ivory G-10 (3.4" DLC Black) 4300BK-03

Benchmade CLA MagnaCut Automatic Knife Ivory G-10

Another automatic blade that made it onto the list is the Bench CLA MagnaCut Automatic knife. Its design is elegant yet simple enough to carry as a gentleman’s knife.

Specifications

  • Overall Length: 7.85"
  • Blade Length:40"
  • Blade Thickness:114
  • Blade Material: CPM MagnaCut
  • Hardness: 60-62 HRC
  • Blade Style: Drop Point
  • Finish: Black
  • Edge Type: Plain
  • Handle Length:45"
  • Handle Thickness:49"
  • Handle Material: G-10
  • Color: White
  • Bolster Material: G-10
  • Weight:47 oz.
  • Pocket Clip: Tip-Up
  • Knife Type: Automatic
  • Opener: Push Button
  • Lock Type: Slide Lock

The CLA’s blade is made of CPM MagnaCut stainless steel, bringing out its best properties. The 3.40-inch drop-point blade is excellent for cutting and carving your way through any piece of wood while camping.

The knife’s handle is made from pressurized epoxy G-10 material. The material is lightweight yet durable, giving the handle its corrosion, impact, and weather resistance. The knife also has a good grip thanks to the handle’s 4.45 inches in length.

The CLA MagnaCut Automatic has a smooth opening mechanism that takes care of everything for you. The integrated slide lock comes in handy to prevent any accidental movements of the blade while it is engaged.  However, the knife can be a little heavier than other EDC pocket knives, weighing in at 3.47 oz.

Benchmade Mini Claymore 9570BK-1 Automatic Knife Grivory OD Green (3" Black)

Benchmade Mini Claymore 9570BK-1 Automatic Knife Grivory OD Green

The Mini Claymore 9570BK-1 should also be a must-get for your collection. The automatic knife has a sleek tactical look that most military personnel or knife lovers will appreciate.

Specifications

  • Overall Length:18"
  • Blade Length:00"
  • Blade Material: D2
  • Blade Style: Drop Point
  • Finish: Black
  • Edge Type: Plain
  • Handle Material: Grivory
  • Color: Green
  • Weight:56 oz.
  • Knife Type: Automatic
  • Opener: Push Button

The 3.00-inch-long blade in the 9570BK is handy for quickly and gently slicing through any material. It is made from D2 steel with high carbon and chromium content. This gives it high abrasion and wear resistance properties that you can always rely on. The drop-point blade still also enhances the knife’s slicing abilities.

The Mini Claymore 9570BK-1’s handle is made of high-quality grivory, making it more durable and resistant to rust, abrasions, and corrosion. The grivory scales also give the handle good traction, giving you a better grip. The 4.17-inch-long handle reaches across your palm, giving you better knife control.

The 9570BK-1 has a push button that quickly and reliably engages the blade. The knife also has an additional lock feature that keeps the blade in place, preventing accidental retraction.

Benchmade Freek 560-03 AXIS Lock Folding Knife Carbon Fiber Black (3.6" Satin)

Benchmade Freek 560-03 AXIS Lock Folding Knife Carbon Fiber Black

Another addition to the drop-point pocket knives is the Freek 560-03 AXIS Lock. The knife is ideal for any work around the house and outdoor excursions.

Specifications

  • Overall Length:46"
  • Blade Length:60"
  • Blade Material: CPM S90V
  • Blade Style: Drop Point
  • Finish: Satin
  • Edge Type: Plain
  • Handle Length:86"
  • Handle Material: Carbon Fiber
  • Color: Black
  • Weight:12 oz.
  • Pocket Clip: Tip-UP
  • Knife Type: Manual
  • Opener: Thumb Studs
  • Lock Type: AXIS Lock

One thing that makes the Freek knife an ideal candidate is its CPM S90V blade. Its high-quality stainless steel is highly durable, protecting the blade from rust, corrosion, and harsh weather elements. Additionally, the drop-point blade style gives the blade a strong hard tip that can cut through wood or meat while camping. The 3.60-inch-long blade also gives you better control while slicing material.

Likewise, the carbon fiber handle is an excellent feature on the Freek 560-03. Carbon fiber is not only lightweight but also pretty sturdy and durable. The handle can take on light impacts and has high corrosion resistance, making it an ideal EDC knife. The knife’s 4.68-inch-long handle also provides a good grip, which is enhanced by the carbon fiber’s contours.

Lastly, the pocket knife uses a manual deployment knife. It has a pair of thumb studs near the blade’s spine, providing traction when you open the knife. This knife also uses an AXIS lock mechanism to hold the blade and prevent it from retracting after its release. The knife’s stability is enhanced by its overall weight, which is 4.12 oz.

Benchmade Full Immunity AXIS Lock Knife Crater Blue (2.5" Black) 290BK

Benchmade Full Immunity AXIS Lock Knife Crater Blue

The Benchmade Full Immunity 290BK is another addition to the Immunity knife model. The knife is designed for tactical use but also pairs well with any use around the house.

Specifications

  • Overall Length:94"
  • Blade Length:49"
  • Blade Thickness:09"
  • Blade Material: CPM M4
  • Hardness: 62-64 HRC
  • Blade Style: Wharncliffe
  • Blade Grind: Flat
  • Finish: Black
  • Edge Type: Plain
  • Handle Length:46"
  • Handle Material: Aluminum
  • Color: Blue
  • Frame/Liner: Steel
  • Weight:37 oz.
  • Pocket Clip: Tip-Up
  • Knife Type: Manual
  • Opener: Thumb Stud
  • Pivot Type: Washers
  • Lock Type: Bar Lock

Like most Benchmade knives in the Immunity lineup, the Full Immunity AXIS Lock has a Wharncliffe blade. This blade style gives you better cutting and peeling consistency when you apply pressure. The blade is made from CPM M4 super stainless steel, with a hardness rating of 62-64 HRC, which gives it extra durability from abrasions and rust.

The Full Immunity handle is made of aluminum. The aluminum material strengthens the handle, allowing it to withstand minor impacts and protecting it from wear and corrosion. The Immunity 290BK has a long 3.46-inch handle that gives you enough grip.

Because the knife is manually deployed, the studs give you better traction when releasing the knife, making its deployment seamless. The Bar Lock mechanism on the Immunity prevents the blade from accidentally closing when using the knife.

Benchmade Taggedout AXIS Lock Knife Carbon Fiber (3.5") 15535OR-01

Benchmade Taggedout AXIS Lock Knife Carbon Fiber (3.5")

The Taggedout 15535Or-01 is also another addition to the Benchmade Taggedout lineup. The folding knife has many great features you cannot find in most fixed or pocket knives.

Specifications

  • Overall Length:13"
  • Blade Length:50"
  • Cutting Edge:40"
  • Blade Width:05"
  • Blade Thickness:09"
  • Blade Material: CPM 154
  • Blade Style: Clip Point
  • Blade Grind: Flat
  • Edge Type: Plain
  • Handle Length:63"
  • Handle Width:00"
  • Handle Thickness:40"
  • Handle Material: Carbon Fiber
  • Color: Black
  • Frame/Liner: Steel
  • Weight:10 oz.
  • Pocket Clip: Tip-Up
  • Knife Type: Manual
  • Opener: Thumb Hole
  • Pivot Type: Washers
  • Lock Type: Bar Lock

Unlike other blades on this list, this Taggedout has a longer blade of 3.50 inches. It reduces the need to use too much pressure while cutting or slicing. The blade's high-quality CPM 154 stainless steel is ideal and gives you an extra durability advantage with wear and corrosion resistance. The clip-point design gives the blade’s tip more strength while piercing or peeling.

Additionally, the Taggedout 1553OR-01 has a 4.64-inch-long handle, ideal for holding the knife. It is made from lightweight carbon fiber, which improves the knife’s stability and durability.

Though the folding knife is manually deployed, it uses a thumb hole for blade deployment. Furthermore, pivot washers offer a smooth rotational movement of the blade while the Bar Lock holds the knife in place after deployment.

Benchmade Mini Adamas AXIS Lock Knife Carbon Fiber (3.3" Stonewash) 273-03

Benchmade Mini Adamas AXIS Lock Knife Carbon Fiber

The Mini Adams 273-03 should also be a nice blade for knife enthusiasts to add to their collection. The knife has a traditional tactical look while retaining most modern features we love.

Specifications

  • Overall Length:62"
  • Blade Length:25"
  • Blade Width:25"
  • Blade Thickness:14"
  • Blade Material: CPM CRU-WEAR
  • Hardness: 63-65 HRC
  • Blade Style: Drop Point
  • Blade Grind: Flat
  • Finish: Stonewash
  • Edge Type: Plain
  • Handle Length:37"
  • Handle Width:25"
  • Handle Thickness:14"
  • Handle Material: Carbon Fiber
  • Color: Black, Tan
  • Frame/Liner: Steel
  • Weight:60 oz.
  • Pocket Clip: Tip-Up
  • Knife Type: Manual
  • Opener: Thumb Stud
  • Lock Type: Bar Lock

This knife’s blade is made from CPM CRU-Wear. With a hardness rating of 63-65 HRC, the knife can take a few light impacts without nicking. The blade is also resistant to wear, rusting, and corrosion, making it ideal for camping. The drop-point blade style improves the blade’s spine and tip, making it sturdier when piercing material.  In addition, the blade is also long enough, reducing the need to apply too much pressure while cutting.

The carbon fiber handle also comes in handy. It reduces the Mini Adamas weight while still making it sturdier.  The long 4.37-inch handle and its carbon fiber contours also improve your holding grip.

The manual knife uses thumb studs on the blade’s spine to provide excellent traction when deploying the blade. An additional feature of this Mini Adamas is the Bar Lock which prevents the blade from accidentally closing after engaging it.

Benchmade Mini Freek 565BK-02 AXIS Lock Folding Knife G-10 Black/Gray (3" Black)

Benchmade Mini Freek 565BK-02 AXIS Lock Folding Knife G-10

If you love the Benchmade Freek but think it might be too bulky, meet the Mini Freek 565BK-02. The blade is an excellent addition to the lineup, making it a must-get for your collection.

Specifications

  • Overall Length: 7.05"
  • Blade Length:00"
  • Blade Material: CPM M4
  • Blade Style: Drop Point
  • Finish: Black
  • Edge Type: Plain
  • Handle Length:05"
  • Handle Material: G-10
  • Color: Black, Gray
  • Frame/Liner: Steel
  • Weight:89 oz.
  • Pocket Clip: Tip-up
  • Knife Type: Manual
  • Opener: Thumb Studs
  • Lock Type: AXIS Lock

One of the most noticeable features of the Mini Freek is the blade. The knife’s blade is made from high-quality CPM M4 stainless steel. The blade also has a length of 3.00 inches which is ideal for cutting without applying too much pressure. Additionally, the drop-point blade style also enhances the knife’s slicing ability.

The Mini Freek handle is also made from high-quality G-10 material. The handle is corrosion and wear-resistant, which adds to its EDC quality. The handle is also long enough to ensure your palm tightly grips the knife without accidentally slipping.

The knife’s blade also has thumb studs that help in the manual deployment of the folding knife. The studs give you more traction on the blade while releasing it. The AXIS Lock mechanism also comes in handy to prevent the Mini Freek’s blade from retracting while carving wood.

Benchmade Om 4850 D/A OTF Automatic Knife Black Aluminum (2.5" Satin)

Benchmade Om 4850 D/A OTF Automatic Knife Black Aluminum

The Benchmade Om 4850 is also an excellent automatic pocket knife. Though the knife is small, it is pretty simple to operate and has all the utility features you need for EDC.

Specifications

  • Overall Length:88"
  • Blade Length:475"
  • Blade Thickness:11"
  • Blade Material: CPM S30V
  • Hardness: 58-60 HRC
  • Blade Style: Clip Point
  • Blade Grind: Flat
  • Finish: Satin
  • Edge Type: Plain
  • Handle Length:40"
  • Handle Thickness:60"
  • Handle Material: Aluminum
  • Color: Black
  • Weight:51 oz.
  • Pocket Clip: Tip-Down
  • Knife Type: Double-Action OTF Automatic
  • Opener: Thumb Slide

The blade is made from CPM S30V stainless steel with a hardness rating of 58-60 HRC, which enhances its durability. The blade also has a clip-point style, strengthening its tip when slicing or piercing through the material.

Furthermore, the Om 4850 Automatic Knife has a long-lasting handle made from high-quality aluminum. The material adds to the knife’s stability while improving its impact, wear, and corrosion resistance. It has a length of 3.40 inches, which gives you ample space to hold the knife tightly.

As stated before, the Benchmade Om 4850 is an automatic pocket knife. Using the Double-Action OTF mechanism, you can quickly deploy and retract the blade without hassle.  The knife is also light, weighing 1.51 oz.

Benchmade 945-2 Mini Osborne AXIS Lock Knife Carbon Fiber (2.9" Stonewash S90V)

Benchmade 945-2 Mini Osborne AXIS Lock Knife Carbon Fiber

The Mini Osborne should also be an excellent and versatile knife that can meet all your EDC needs. The knife offers good functionality and convenience around the house or when you are out in the woods.

Specifications

  • Overall Length:76"
  • Blade Length:92"
  • Blade Thickness:11"
  • Blade Material: CPM S90V
  • Hardness: 59-61 HRC
  • Blade Style: Reverse Tanto
  • Blade Grind: Flat
  • Finish: Stonewash
  • Edge Type: Plain
  • Handle Length:84"
  • Handle Thickness:41"
  • Handle Material: Carbon Fiber
  • Color: Black
  • Weight:89 oz.
  • Pocket Clip: Tip-Up
  • Knife Type: Manual
  • Opener: Thumb Stud
  • Lock Type: Bar Lock

The Mini Osborne blade is made from high-quality CPM S90V stainless steel, which makes it stronger and improves its resistance to harsh weather, rusting, and corrosion.  Additionally, the reverse tanto blade style is excellent when you want to pierce tough skin, making it an ideal choice for most campers.

The carbon fiber handle is lighter and more durable than regular pocket knives. It is also impact and wear-resistant. The 3.84-inch-long handle and the carbon fiber texture enhance the knife's grip.

If you are looking for a functional manual folding knife, the Mini Osborne is the right fit. It has thumb studs near the knife’s spine, ensuring quick blade deployment. Furthermore, the knife uses a Bar Lock mechanism that prevents the blade from accidentally engaging when in use.

Benchmade Altitude Fixed Blade Knife Orange Cerakote w/ CF 15201OR

Benchmade Altitude Fixed Blade Knife Orange Cerakote w/ CF

If you prefer fixed knives instead of folding blades, the Benchmade Altitude should be a great option. This hunting knife has a unique and simplistic design.

Specifications

  • Overall Length:38"
  • Blade Material: CPM S90V
  • Hardness: 59-61HRC
  • Blade Style: Drop Point
  • Blade Grind: Flat
  • Finish: Orange
  • Edge Type: Plain
  • Handle Material: Carbon Fiber, CPM-S90V
  • Frame/Liner: CPM-S90V
  • Weight:67 oz.
  • Sheath: Sheath
  • Knife Type: Fixed Blade

The Altitude's blade is composed of high-quality CPM S90V stainless steel, making it ideal for your wilderness excursions. The drop-point blade is suitable for cutting and carving your way through any piece of wood. The serration on the blade’s spine also adds to the knife’s sawing ability.

Likewise, the Altitude’s handle is made from carbon fiber and CPM stainless steel. Carbon fiber is lightweight and adds to the handle’s wear resistance. On the other hand, the CPM stainless steel gives the knife more stability and adds to its sturdiness.

As previously stated, this knife is a fixed blade, making it an ideal fit for hunting. It has a thick sheath, protecting you from any accidents while you are out camping. Additionally, the knife is pretty light to carry, weighing only 1.67 oz.

Benchmade Mini Barrage AXIS-Assist Knife Blue Richlite (2.91" Satin) 585-03

Benchmade Mini Barrage AXIS-Assist Knife Blue Richlite

The Mini Barrage is also a great addition to Benchmade’s 2023 lineup. The knife has a unique design that is easy to use while having excellent features to enhance its performance.

Specifications

  • Overall Length:91"
  • Blade Length: 76"
  • Blade Thickness:11"
  • Blade Material: CPM S30V
  • Blade Style: Drop Point
  • Blade Grind: Flat
  • Finish: Satin
  • Edge Type: Plain
  • Handle Length:00"
  • Handle Thickness:57"
  • Handle Material: Micarta
  • Color: Blue
  • Frame/Liner: Steel
  • Weight:76 oz.
  • Pocket Clip: Tip-Up
  • Knife Type: Spring Assisted
  • Opener: Thumb Stud
  • Lock Type: Bar Lock

The Mini Barrage has a longer blade, measuring around 3.76 inches. The blade requires litter pressure when cutting, making work a little easier. The blade is also made from CPM S30V stainless steel, which is highly resistant to corrosion and wear. Likewise, the drop-point blade style gives you better control while slicing or peeling.

On the other hand, the 4.00-inch-long handle provides enough grip to use the knife. The Mini Barrage handle is made from high-quality micarta material. Micarta is highly durable, protecting the handle from light impacts and corrosion.

This Benchmade knife has a manual folding blade. The thumb studs near the spine provide traction when deploying the blade. The spring-assisted deployment ensures that the release is quick and easy.

Benchmade Partial Auto Immunity AXIS Lock Knife FDE (1.9" Black) 2950BK-1

Benchmade Partial Auto Immunity AXIS Lock Knife FDE

Another addition to the Benchmade Immunity lineup will be the Partial Auto Immunity Axis Lock Knife. The knife is well compact and retains most functionality like other longer blades, making it a perfect EDC accessory.

Specifications

  • Overall Length: 5.41"
  • Blade Length:95"
  • Blade Thickness:09"
  • Blade Material: CPM M4
  • Hardness: 62-64 HRC
  • Blade Style: Wharncliffe
  • Blade Grind: Flat
  • Finish: Black
  • Edge Type: Plain
  • Handle Length:46"
  • Handle Material: Aluminum
  • Color: Brown
  • Frame/Liner: Steel
  • Weight:23 oz.
  • Pocket Clip: Tip-Up
  • Knife Type: Automatic
  • Pivot Type: Washers
  • Lock Type: Bar Lock

If you are looking for a good and durable blade, then Partial Auto Immunity has you covered. This knife has a 1.95-inch blade, one of the shortest lengths on this list. However, it provides good control while cutting or slicing. It is made from CPM M4 stainless steel with high carbon, chromium, and vanadium content giving it better durability and improving the cutting edge’s resistance to wear and corrosion.

The handle is made from high-quality aluminum, making it durable and resistant to harsh weather conditions and corrosion.

This Immunity uses an automatic deployment system to release the blade. Deploying the blade can be done by pressing a release button on the handle.

Benchmade Claymore Tanto Automatic Knife OD Green (3.6" Black Serr) 9071SBK-1

Benchmade Claymore Tanto Automatic Knife OD Green

The Benchmade Claymore should be an excellent knife if you are considering camping. The automatic knife has a sleek design that stands out from other pocket knives.

Specifications

  • Overall Length:60"
  • Blade Length:60"
  • Cutting Edge:50"
  • Blade Width:00"
  • Blade Thickness:12"
  • Blade Material: CPM D2
  • Blade Style: Tanto
  • Blade Grind: Flat
  • Finish: Black
  • Edge Type: Plain
  • Handle Length: 5.00"
  • Handle Width:00"
  • Handle Thickness:54"
  • Handle Material: Polymer
  • Color: OD Green
  • Frame/Liner: Steel
  • Weight:87 oz.
  • Pocket Clip: Tip-Up
  • Knife Type: Automatic
  • Opener: Push Button

The blade is made from high-quality CPM D2 stainless steel, making it pretty studier and resistant to wear and corrosion. The short 3.60-inch blade enhances your piercing ability with a reduced risk of accidental cuts. Additionally, its tanto-point blade style improves the knife’s piercing and carving ability while handling meat.

The Claymore Tanto Automatic handle is 5.00 inches in length and 1.00 inches in width, giving you an excellent holding grip while cutting or piercing. The handle is made from a polymer material with corrosion resistance and low conductivity, reducing heat transfer when using the knife.

The Claymore is an automatic folding knife. You can engage the blade using a push button found on the handle.

Benchmade Weekender Slip Joint Knife Burgundy Micarta (3" SW Black DLC) 317BK-2

Benchmade Weekender Slip Joint Knife Burgundy Micarta

Most knife enthusiasts will also love the Weekender Slip Joint Knife. The knife has two blades, giving you more functionality depending on your needs.

Specifications

  • Overall Length:05"
  • Blade Length:00", 2.00"
  • Cutting Edge:70", 1.80"
  • Blade Width:70", 0.60"
  • Blade Thickness:08"
  • Number of Blades: 2
  • Blade Material: CPM S90V
  • Blade Style: Clip Point, Drop Point
  • Blade Grind: Flat
  • Finish: Black Stonewash
  • Edge Type: Plain
  • Handle Length:08"
  • Handle Width:02"
  • Handle Thickness:55"
  • Handle Material: Micarta
  • Color: Red
  • Frame/Liner: Steel
  • Weight:50 oz.
  • Knife Type: Manual
  • Opener: Nail Nick
  • Pivot Type: Washers
  • Lock Type: Slip Joint

The short 3.00-inch and 2.00-inch blades provide better control while carving or cutting wood. The blade is made from CPM S90V steel, making it quite a sturdy blade resistant to rust and corrosion. The long blade has a clip-point blade style, while the other has a drop-point style.

Furthermore, the Weekender Slip Joint Knife’s handle is made from high-quality micarta. The material improves the knife’s stability and strength, making it resistant to wear, corrosion, or harsh weather.

The knife weighs 3.50 oz., which adds to its stability. Furthermore, this is a manual folding knife. The nail nick on the blade is used to deploy both blades safely.

Benchmade Flyway Fixed Blade Hunting Knife OD Green G-10 (2.7" Satin) 15700-01

Benchmade Flyway Fixed Blade Hunting Knife OD Green

Another fixed blade that made it on the list is the Flyway 15700-01. Like the Benchmade Altitude, this knife is pretty durable and offers some unique features if you enjoy hunting.

Specifications

  • Overall Length:96"
  • Blade Length:70"
  • Blade Material: CPM S90V
  • Blade Style: Standard
  • Blade Grind: Flat
  • Finish: Satin
  • Edge Type: Plain
  • Handle Length:05"
  • Handle Material: G-10
  • Color: OD Green
  • Weight:74 oz.
  • Sheath: Boltraron
  • Knife Type: Fixed Blade

The 2.70-inch blade provides excellent control when piercing or cutting through any material while minimizing the risk of lacerations. The blade is made from high-quality CPM S90V stainless steel, improving its corrosion and wear resistance.

The handle is made from durable G-10 material. It is well equipped to take light impacts and is resistant to harsh weather and rusting. The handle length should not be a problem. The 4.05-inch handle is also long enough to give you a good knife grip.

As we previously stated, this Benchmade Flyway is a fixed knife. It has a strong boltraron sheath that protects the blade from impact if you accidentally drop it during your hunting expedition. The knife is also light, weighing 2.74 oz., making it ideal for EDC.

Conclusion

2023 has a lot of fun new blades that most knife lovers will enjoy. This latest Benchmade pocket knife release should offer various options for EDC functionality. Whether you want to gift someone or get a new blade for your collection, this lineup will not disappoint you.

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