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Benchmade Griptilian

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Mini Griptilian
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The Griptillian by Benchmade allows kayak anglers to tailor the knife to their own preferences. Benchmade allows the purchaser to choose grip color, blade specs, blade tip, grip, blade finish, and laser engraving. All the options to customize this knife increases the functionality a knife can give to any kayak angler and outdoorsmans.


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(Updated: December 26, 2015)

Could be the perfect EDC

I found this knife on the hunt for the perfect EDC. I like my EDC to be big enough to be useful but small enough that it doesn't become an uncomfortable lump in my pocket. Beyond that I want the knife to be high quality. This hunt actually led me to the Benchmade Mini Griptillian which can be had for as little as $90 (REI).

This knife checks all the boxes for me for the perfect EDC. Benchmade makes high quality knives and offers lifetime sharpening (though I have never taken them up on that). I prefer a standard drop-point blade that can be easily sharpened at home. Another feature I prefer is a knife that clips in my pocket tip up. This allows me to pull it out and open it without rotating the knife.

Even though I think this is the perfect EDC I ultimately ended up buying the Benchmade Emissary 470-1 which then went back for the Mini Barrage. (Long story, see my Emissary 470-1 review for why). I'll probably end up adding a Mini Grip because I think it's a great knife at a great price (as little at $90 at REI). You just can't go wrong with Benchmade knives. Whatever knife checks the boxes for the features you're after will be the knife for you.

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Waters Fished:
  • Large Lakes
  • Small Ponds
0-1 times

Pros & Cons

Perfect EDC size, high quality, easy open, nice price for the quality
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