Benchmade Mini Griptilian 556

Benchmade Mini Griptilian 556
Looria Grade
A

Based on 67 reviews

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Review highlights
  • Great for everyday use
  • Lightweight
  • Easy to open
  • Durable and strong blade
  • Blade is sharp

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A luxury knife

The Mini Griptilian has a steep price tag, but it’s better than the others by nearly every measure. The distinctive blade-locking system and movable pocket clip make this knife fully ambidextrous.

Positive
3 months ago
nytimes.com
wirecutter.com

Great knife for EDC..... AND keeping the wife happy :)

I recently moved to a new house on land, and found myself consistently in a situation in which I believed a knife would benefit me. When I was single I was always very big on brand name, and would choose made in America products over foreign made products. However, now that I am married and have two...

5.0
Dillon
6 years ago
amazon.com
amazon.com

Fantastic EDC but pocket shredder

Short Form: There is a very Zen aesthetic to doing something very ordinary and doing it spectacularly well. There is an equally Zen experience of appreciating such mastery only through time and exposure. I think the Mini-Grip really hits on both of those things. While it leans slightly more towards ...

5.0
Patrick G. Songy
8 years ago
amazon.com
amazon.com

When people return knives do you just resell them?! Seems so!

Blade grinds are uneven.blade tip is not symmetrical. Odd marks on base of handle . Disappointed Benchmade, seems to be a constant issue with griptilians . Where did USA quality go? Benchmades craftsmen need a refresher course.

2.0
christopher okey
3 years ago
amazon.com
amazon.com

My wife loves it.

A great little blade. My wife really liked my 20cv Mini Griptilian and asked if they made them in pink. I think she'll get good use out of the S30v blade. I was not much of a fan of the hollow ground 154CM Griptilians. They cut nicely but seemed very prone to chipping when I used them. Anyhow, she's...

5.0
J. T.
2 years ago
amazon.com
amazon.com

Great knife for EDC..... AND keeping the wife happy :)

I recently moved to a new house on land, and found myself consistently in a situation in which I believed a knife would benefit me. When I was single I was always very big on brand name, and would choose made in America products over foreign made products. However, now that I am married and have two...

5.0
Dillon
6 years ago
amazon.com
amazon.com

Fantastic EDC but pocket shredder

Short Form: There is a very Zen aesthetic to doing something very ordinary and doing it spectacularly well. There is an equally Zen experience of appreciating such mastery only through time and exposure. I think the Mini-Grip really hits on both of those things. While it leans slightly more towards ...

5.0
Patrick G. Songy
8 years ago
amazon.com
amazon.com

An EDC I can be proud to own!!🔪🔪🔪

First of all, I've only had this knife for about 2 weeks, but I love everything about it. Pro's: The quality is excellent. The blade is centered perfectly. The edge is nicely beveled on both sides and is hair shaving sharp out of the box. The s30v steel is a good quality blade and brings a smooth sa...

5.0
Jasmine
3 years ago
amazon.com
amazon.com

My wife loves it.

A great little blade. My wife really liked my 20cv Mini Griptilian and asked if they made them in pink. I think she'll get good use out of the S30v blade. I was not much of a fan of the hollow ground 154CM Griptilians. They cut nicely but seemed very prone to chipping when I used them. Anyhow, she's...

5.0
J. T.
2 years ago
amazon.com
amazon.com

First Benchmade and I love it.

This is my first Benchmade and I would say that I love it for EDC. It fits comfortably in the hand, it's razor sharp and holds a edge for a long time. I use a home made strop and a Work Sharp and within a few minutes. I will be buying another Benchmade, probably a fixed blade. Overall, this fits nic...

5.0
Jojo
4 years ago
amazon.com
amazon.com