Different Classes of Benchmade Knives

Benchmade Knives are definitely among some of the best knives you can find on the market. Their knives are made from the best quality materials and feature very advanced technology to improve durability and usability. They provide a wide range of knives that are highly functional and specialize in creating one handed knives. You can find a large selection of knives from Benchmade here on our website and are assured that you are getting authentic knives that are of the finest quality.

The company has been around since 1988 when they were established in California. Initially they manufactured their knives using second hand equipment but with a commitment to better quality they continually improved their products and manufacturing standards to ensure that they gained the favor of knife users. It succeeded in its endeavor with the company line growing immensely and their technology improving immensely as well. Even today Benchmade is investing in R & D to make their line even better.

Benchmade provides the best knives to consumers; they are tough and can stand up to the task. They are created by skilled engineers who design and create a knife that will last while being unique and attractive. The knives are made with laser cutting machines and other computerized machines so you know they are made with precision.  When the final product is complete they perform a number of inspections to ensure that they are properly made before they are put on the market for sale. Their quality control standards are so rigorous that knife buyers are certain they are getting the best possible product when they purchase Benchmade Knives

There are four different classes of Benchmade products. There is the red class, the black class, the blue class and the gold class. The red class provides consumers with exceptional quality for money. If you are looking for heavy duty knives then you should check out those in the black class. These are knives that are used by the military so if you are looking for military quality knives choose items that are in the black class. Blue class knives are not as heavy duty as those found in the black class but they are made with exceptional quality nonetheless. The Gold class knives as you might be able to imagine provide the finest quality available for sale. From benchmade you will find a large array of knives in the different categories. You can find folding knives, sporting knives, push button knives, limited edition knives and more. All these knives are built with the best metals for comfort, durability and efficacy. Here are just two of the knives that are carried by Range Master Tactical Gear.

The 5.11 Tactical Ark Liner Lock Recurve – this knife is a full size foldable knife with a 3mm thick blade. It features a black oxide coating for durability and has partial serration. Featuring full length steel liners and a liner lock and lanyard hole you have efficiency and accessibility combined with ease of use and ease of transporting around with you. For accessibility not only does it have a lanyard hole but also has pocket clips and the ability to be mounted in 4 different ways. This is new to the Always Ready Knives (ARK) line for this season.

The 5.11 Tactical LMC Hawkbilll – this is a lightweight knife with a 3 mm thick blade. This is ideal for your usual cutting tasks. You ca find this knife in three blade profiles with hollow ground blades with satin finish. The blades have been hardened to 57 – 60 HRC making them highly durable. It also features liner lock and a reversible pocket clip as well.


You can find these 5.11 Tactical knives here are Range Master Tactical Gear along with a large number of Benchmade Knives. Check out our website for a wide range of other items suitable for tactical professions and enthusiasts. All our items are authentic and so you will find that your money will be well spent.

Kershaw Knives – Top Quality Cutting Tools

Kershaw knives are known for having the highest quality when it comes to hiking cutting tools and cutting tools for certain professions. If you want the best knife you should definitely contemplate getting a Kershaw knife. Not only are they highly functional but you can find designs and colors to match your style preferences.

You will find a long list of Kershaw knives here at Range Master. All their items are both efficient and durable while being very safe to use no matter what type of use you plan to put the knives to.  They can be used on hiking trips for cutting branches, weeds and other plants or they can be used for opening cans or even for the preparation of whatever animal was caught for the meal. There are even some knives that can be used as multipurpose tools so that you don’t have to carry your entire toolbox wherever you go. Apart from all those uses your Kershaw knife can be a weapon for fending off attacks from wild animals and even humans.

But these knives won’t always be in the situation where they are being used by you and so you have to consider how safe they are for other people. With that in mind there is the Kershaw Leek which features a SpeedSafe mechanism that allows you to open and close the blade by using a switch. This allows you to safely close the knife while it is not being used. This is a handy feature if you have kids around who may want to look and touch your knife while you are not paying attention.

This particular knife comes in a number of colors to include silver, brown, blue and pink. These knives feature a simple design that makes them easy to handle and does not give the user an awkward feel. They feature a thumb stud for added safety and a pocket clip so that it can be stored in just the right place so it can be easily accessed when needed.

Not only do they carry knives that are designed to be safe for others but of course the knives are also safe to be used by you. These knives are made from the highest quality materials so you don’t have to worry about screws getting loose and the item splitting right open. You want to ensure that you maintain caution when using the knives in wet circumstances.

There are many other Kershaw knives that you can choose from to include the Kershaw Clash and the Kershaw Shallot to name a few. You can find them here at Range Master Tactical Gear at affordable prices and good variety.

Battle of the Knives – Part 1

Q) How many knives does it take to change a light bulb?

A) About 5. Don’t ask why, its just a stab in the dark.

Knives whether common or commercial…every company creates and designs the knives that every man whether military, law enforcement or hunter wants to own. Is there a specified difference between a “tactical knife” vs. a “regular knife.” Tactical knives are any “edged tool designed to be used in a multi- mission tactical role.” However, over the years the line has become blurry when trying to categorize and define tactical knives, combat knives, fighting knives and even recreational knives used in hunting or outdoor activities. The modern tactical knife is designed for a wide array of uses and its through discovering those uses that we also discover some of the best features of that modern tactical knife.


5.11 Tactical Karambit Utility Blade

5.11 Tactical Karambit Utility Blade

Anyone with experience whether its in the wilderness or in a combat situation understands the importance of a having an exceptional knife in hand. Any knife of any kind is a vital and essential tool that is a necessary importance for proper survival gear. There are many different There are many different methods that can be used to design a knife, some complicated, some simple, and all are essential in the final design. Many knives are designed for innovation, necessity, survivability and versatility. The 5.11 Tactical Karambit Utility Blade is a knife specifically designed for use  by Law Enforcement, EMS, Fire, or Special Operations  The 5.11 Tactical Karambit Utility Blade is a crucible steel blade with a Teflon finish created and designed by Steve Tarani, an expert (SME) advisor to several government agencies and  an active federal use-of-force training contractor.  The 5.11 Tactical Karambit Utility Blade also includes a 6.5″ fixed blade length and a sheath with neck chain and pull the dot loops for inside-the-waist-belt wear.


Benchmade 940 - Osborne

Benchmade 940 - Osborne

Traditionally, knives are used for by law enforcement or military personnel for a variety of reasons, often times the designed use of a knife is dependent upon the designated career choice of it’s user. Is the knife meant to be a weapon? Or is the knife merely a utility? Is the knife an emergency rescue tool? Or is the knife meant to be a entry tool? The traditional tactical knife is still used for cooking, cutting through brush, completing other daily tasks and even self defense. The Benchmade 940 Osborne is Everyday knife with a premium stainless-steel blade and a a modified reverse Tanto design. Other features the Benchmade 940 Osborne include an Axis locking mechanism and a reversible steel pocket clip.

Kershaw Knives - Chive - Range Master Tactical Gear

Kershaw Knives - Chive

The Kershaw Chive Pocket Knife is a commonly used by law enforcement, fire and rescue personnel for a variety of daily uses. The Kershaw Chive Pocket Knife features a the SpeedSafe ambidextrous opening system for smooth, easy opening by both right and left-handed users. The knife blade is made of high-carbon 420HC stainless steel for good edge retention, easy resharpening, and excellent toughness.


Design Features 

Kershaw Knives - Leek - Range Master Tactical Gear

Kershaw Knives - Leek

Specifically, tactical knives are light, easy to handle and strong, perfect for ease in hand-to-hand combat and daily activities such as cooking and cutting through brush. These knives are Longer and stronger than a pocketknife, a tactical knife typically features a stainless steel blade and may also include a folding or a fixed blade. The two most important design features of any good knife: blade and handle. Many handles can be made of a variety of materials from plastic to G-10 and from Titanium to Stainless Steel. The Kershaw Leek Series come in a wide variety of handle styles, some with technologically advanced coatings for enhanced performance. The Kershaw Leek Series handles range from simple stainless-steel to “smoked” aluminum in a wide array of colors.

Every brand of knife whether 5.11 Tactical, Kershaw or Benchmade also include a variety of blades depending on usage for the knife. Some different blades include a normal or straight-back blade has a curving edge, and flat back that can be used for chopping, picking and slicing. The curved, trailing-point knife has a back edge that curves upward that is optimized for slicing, slashing and skinning.

Visit Range Master Tactical Gear for a full selection of 5.11 Tactical, Kershaw and Benchmade Knives.