Benchmade Arcane 490


AXIS® Assist… with a flipper. It’s the best of everything in a slim, lightweight, every day carry. Easily operated and carried on either side, the speed and function of AXIS® Assist, the convenience of a flipper. Introducing the 490 Arcane®. Made in USA.

SKU: 490 Categories: ,
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Blade Length 3.20" | 8.13cm
Blade Thickness 0.090" | 2.290mm
Open Length 7.72" | 19.61cm
Closed Length 4.52" | 11.48cm
Weight 2.88oz. | 81.65g
Handle Thickness 0.48" | 12.192mm
Blade Edge Plain
Blade Finish/Color Satin
Blade Steel CPM-S90V (59-61 HRC)
Blade Style/Shape Drop-point
Clip Type Deep-Carry
Clip Position Reversible Tip-Up
Handle Material 7075-T6 Aluminum
Handle Color Black



Benchmade Knife Company was born in 1987 and produces high-quality knives in their factory in Oregon City, OR. Benchmade is a world leader in the blade industry with a strong commitment to product availability, quality knife manufacturing, and customer relationships. They became the first company to own and employ a high-power laser cutter, which allowed for work with steels previously too hard to stamp.
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