@Review Benchmade Impel Auto Folding Knife w/ 5.03" Overall Length Rating Review

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Benchmade 3150 Impel Auto Folding Knife is an extraordinarily compact, lightweight folding knife that makes a wonderful tool for any self-respecting gentleman or lady. This elegant Benchmade knife features a blade that is less than two inches long, made from S30V premium stainless steel and forged into a dramatic clip point for added control and power. The knife opens automatically with a push-button mechanism, and the Bench Made Impel Clip Point Pocket Knife features an integrated safety that will keep the blade securely tucked away in the handle when it's not in use. Benchmade has equipped the Impel with a beautiful machined aluminum handle, complete with a textured, high-contrast G10 inlay that looks great and improves your control over the knife. For a fine knife that weighs just over two ounces and cuts like a blade twice its size, choose the Benchmade Impel Push-Button Automatic Folder Knife.


RATING
88 /100
  • Design

    Excellent

  • Performance

    Excellent

  • Value for money

    Excellent

  • Feature

    Excellent

Specifications for Benchmade Impel S30V Steel Auto Knife:

Knife Type: Folding
Blade Length: 1.98"
Blade Thickness: 0.1"
Handle Thickness: 0.35"
Blade Material: S30V premium stainless steel
Blade Hardness: 58-60 HRC
Blade Style: Clip point
Edge Type: Straight edge
Weight: 2.1 oz
Locking Mechanism: Push-button auto
Overall Length: 5.03"
Closed Length: 3.06"
Handle Material: Aluminum w/ G10 inlay
made in specialized factories: Yes

Features of Bench Made Impel Auto Clip Point Folding Knife:

  • A small automatic tactical pocket knife by Benchmade and Lerch Design
  • Push-button auto locking and deployment mechanism with integrated safety
  • S30V stainless steel clip point blade is less than two (2) inches long
  • Machined aluminum handle with G10 inlay
  • Tip-down silver steel pocket clip
  • Sharp straight edge blade
  • Made in specialized factories

1-Benchmade Impel Auto Folding Knife w/ 5.03" Overall Length
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4-Benchmade Impel Auto Folding Knife w/ 5.03" Overall Length

  • PROS
  • High quality, excellent design and material, can be made extremely sharp and hold a blade a long time. Disappears small.
  • CONS
  • Fingernail small lock open and close lock. Quality has a price.
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Comments
Tyshawn - Add Reply

Benchmade quality in a petite size. Everyday useful. The lock close and open is fingernail operating tiny so consider that factor. Balance is perfect for me. The blade required a touch up by my chef nephew and the steel is very hard but once sharpened seems to last forever. I have tried it on boxes, plastic strips, standard impossible - to - open plastic packages, meat, leather, strawberries, paracord, strapping tape, etc. and works perfectly. Disappears until needed. Nice to look at and hold. Be sure to have a grip on it when it auto opens as the power to the spring may be enough to pop it out of your hand as it is light weight. Best to have a chef or other professional sharpen the blade unless you have more talent than I. May be a perfect gift for someone you really like and has a taste for excellence.

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