The Benchmade® 496 Vector is the newest iteration of Benchmade's flagship EDC flipper. CPM-20VC steel is superbly corrosion-resistant and retains its edge through challenging conditions. Axis Assist system fires open almost effortlessly. Safety mechanism allows you to completely lock the blade either in closed (for extra safety) or open (for extra cutting strength) configurations.
Over 30 years of legendary knife-making excellence.
This Benchmade® knife is made in the USA using the highest-quality metals and aerospace-grade handle components. Included mechanisms are easy to use, dependable, and ambidextrous (right or left-handed) in operation. Benchmade® Knives are manufactured to the tightest tolerances using the most advanced machining techniques. This Benchmade® product includes a limited Lifetime Warranty as well as free sharpening, cleaning, oiling, re-adjustment and other maintenance for the life of the knife using the Benchmade® Lifesharp program.