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Warrior East 18 – Benchmade SOCP Rescue Tool

Developed in conjunction with Special Operations Combatives Program founder Greg Thompson, the SOCP Rescue Tool is offers the same ergonomic advantages as the Dagger, but for Rescue and less-than-lethal self-defense.

The tool includes the Benchmade rescue hook design, a carbide glass breaker, O² wrench and the same finger loop and integral sheath design as the rest of the SOCP family.

Designer: Greg Thompson

Mechanism: Fixed

Action: Fixed Blade

Blade Steel: 440C (58-60HRC)

Blade Length: 2.50″ (6.35cm)

Blade Thickness: 0.120″ (3.05mm)

Overall Length: 6.75″ (17.15cm)

Handle Thickness: 0.18″ (4.57mm)

Weight: 1.88oz. (53.29g)

Sheath Weight: 1.04oz. (29.48g)

www.benchmade.com/socp-rescue-tool

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3 Responses to “Warrior East 18 – Benchmade SOCP Rescue Tool”

  1. Adun says:

    I bet this could be pretty sweet for SCUBA. I usually carry shears just in case I get snagged on something, but I have also carried a strap cutter from time to time. I would want to see how secure the clip could be attached to a BCD or an arm though…

    • AGL Bob says:

      If you haven’t already done so, have a look at Benchmade’s other rescue tools. Their hooks are incredibly good cutters.

  2. SamHill says:

    @Adun +1 on checking out their other cutters, they make ones that are much smaller.

    Regarding the SOCP sheath, I like it a lot. I carry one offside in cargo pocket. I pulled off my clip and added some skateboard grip tape after the original rubber piece fell off. The sheath is well thought out, in my opinion and is effective.

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