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Benchmade Balisong 53 Mangus Butterfly Knife
Benchmade Balisong 53 Mangus Butterfly Knife


 
List Price: $200.00
Our Price: $170.00

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Product Code: BEN53

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Description
 
The Benchmade Bali-Song 53 Mangus features a unique bearing system that allows for ultra smooth rotation.  The 53 has a 3.15" blade of D2 Tool steel and contoured, textured G10 handles that provide the ultimate grip.  The back spacer, latch, and catch are all machined aluminum.  The 53 also comes with a tip up pocket clip.  The 53 is another great butterfly knife from Benchmade.  

SPECIFICATIONS:

Blade Length: 3.15" 
Blade Thickness: 0.140"
Handle Thickness: 0.600"
Blade Material: D2 Tool Steel
Blade Hardness: 60-62HRC
Blade Style: Flat Grind Utility
Weight: 3.50oz.
Pocket Clip: Tip-Up, Silver
Lock Mechanism: Bali-Song
Overall Length: 7.82"
Closed Length: 4.67"
Sheath Material: Sold Separately
Class: Blue

Average Customer Review: 4 of 5 Total Reviews: 1

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  2 of 2 people found the following review helpful:
 
BM 53 Mangus. EDC Butterfly? September 22, 2011
Reviewer: brett colella from columbia, MO United States  
My review of the BM M53

CONS
1- The handles are very short, making any flipping technique beyond the basics difficult to do (although still possible)
2- No spring latch
3- Already visible wear on the handles where the latch locks closed

PROS
1- D2 Tool Steel. The blade has held up great. There are no chips, breaks, or excessive dulling in this blade
2- Comes RAZOR sharp out of the box. Just for kicks i decided to see if i could shave with it. mission accomplished
3- Benchmades life-sharp program
4- Ball bearing system for incredibly smooth action/rotation

Summary/Opinion - This is a great EDC in the form of a butterfly knife. If you want a butterfly knife strictly for flipping, go for the model 51 or 42. However, if you want a butterfly knife that can be used as an EDC/tool, take a beating, and perform the way a top tier knife should, then I have to recommend this Knife - 8/10

contact me via youtube if you have other questions about this knife. Username: TrewMagik

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