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NRAAM 18 – Benchmade Bugout 535GRY-1 / 407 Vallation


Benchmade is now offering the Bugout, introduced at last Summer’s OR, in Ranger Green.


Designer: Benchmade
Mechanism: AXIS®
Action: Manual-opening
Blade Steel: CPMS30V (58-60 HRC) with DLC coating
Blade Length: 3.24″ (8.23cm)
Blade Thickness: 0.090″ (2.29mm)
Open Length: 7.46″ (18.95cm)
Closed Length: 4.22″ (10.72cm)
Handle Thickness: 0.42″ (10.54mm)
Weight: 1.85oz. (52.45g)


Benchmade also had the new 407 Vallation on display. The Vallation is a EDC knife designed for both on and off-duty carry, and includes a mohawk spine design for improved blade control, and a carbide glass breaker on the pommel.


Designer: Benchmade
Mechanism: AXIS® Assist
Action: Assisted-opening
Blade Steel: CPM-S30V (58-60HRC)
Blade Length: 3.70″ (9.40cm)
Blade Thickness: 0.124″ (3.15mm)
Open Length: 8.76″ (22.25cm)
Closed Length: 5.09″ (12.93cm)
Handle Thickness: 0.70″ (17.70mm)
Weight: 6.38oz. (180.87g)

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One Response to “NRAAM 18 – Benchmade Bugout 535GRY-1 / 407 Vallation”

  1. SamHill says:

    I like the new color on the bugout. That is a lot of good BM S30V coming in at under 2 oz!