Knife manufacturers Benchmade have released another knife designed by renowned knifemaker Warren Osborne. New for 2014, the Benchmade 183 Contego is a fixed blade knife with a reverse tanto blade. Machined from CPM-S30V premium stainless steel, the blade has a length of 4.97 inches and a thickness of 0.164 inches. Similar to its folding predecessor, the 810 Contego, the 183 Contego is a tough, reliable knife perfect for tactical use.
The smooth and contoured handle, which has a length of 5.21 inches and a thickness of 0.62 inches, is made from G10 composite. What’s more, the 183 Fixed Contego Knife has an overall length of 10.18 inches. The knife also comes with a multiple position, molded Kydex sheath with an adjustable detent. Latin for “protect” or “shield,” the Contego fixed-blade knife is a tough, durable weapon suitable for a number of different applications. Manufacturer suggested retail price for this new product is either $195 or $210, depending on the finish. It is available with a Plain or ComboEdge/Satin or Black Finish Blade. See below for additional details.
Features: Benchmade 138 Fixed Contago Knife
-Knife Type: Fixed Blade
-Blade Length: 4.97 inches
-Blade Thickness: 0.164 inches
-Handle Thickness: 0.620 inches
-Blade Material: S30V Premium Stainless Steel
-Blade Hardness: 58-60HRC
-Blade Style: Reverse Tanto
-Handle Length: 5.21 inches
-Handle Thickness: 0.62 inches
-Handle Material: G10
-Weight: 7.14 ounces
-Pocket Clip: No Clip
-Lock Mechanism: Fixed
-Overall Length: 10.18 inches
-Sheath Material: Multi-Position Molded Kydex w/ Adjustable Detent
-Made In USA
Benchmade is a world renowned knife manufacturing company which began in 1979 in California. Moving to Clackamas, Oregon in 1990, the company sells quality knives and safety cutters, accessories & tools, clothing/apparel, and much more. To learn more information about the 183 Fixed Contego Knife and other products manufactured by Benchmade, please visit www.benchmade.com
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