Benchmade 535BK-2 Bugout CF-Elite Fine-Edge Knife

Color: Graphite Black
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Blacked out from tip to tail, the Benchmade 535BK-2 Bugout CF-Elite fine-edge knife weighs in slightly lighter than its predecessors—yet boasts greater rigidity under pressure.


  • Drop-point, CPM-S30V premium stainless-steel blade (58-60HRC) holds edges well and works for a variety of uses; graphite DLC coating offers a subtle look
  • Strong, spring-loaded AXIS® lock mechanism adjusts smoothly for ease of operation
  • Graphite Black molded CF-Elite™ handle
  • Reinforced by carbon fiber rather than glass, CF-Elite is a thermoplastic composite with increased rigidity and reduced weight compared to Grivory®
  • Dark gray anodized aluminum standoffs; titanium AXIS bar with DLC coating; black oxide hardware and liners
  • Reversible mini deep-carry clip with black oxide finish
  • Manual opening action means this knife must be opened 100% from the closed position to the open position by the user

Made in USA.

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Technical Specs

Best Use


Knife Blade Type

Straight Edge

Locking Blade


Number of Blades

1 Blade

Max Blade Length (in.)

3.25 inches

Closed Length

4.2 inches

One-Handed Opening


Handle Material


Blade Construction

CPM-S30V stainless steel

Lanyard Ring



7.5 x 0.4 inches


1.8 ounces

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