Blending the durability and wear-resistance of G10 with colorful hardware and components, the Autocrat is Benchmade's first OTF to use composite handles.

The 3.71" dual-edge CPM-S30V blade with black coating is well-designed for a variety of applications. It offers superior edge retention thanks to the high amount of carbon and vanadium in the steel.

With an 8.75-inch total length when fully extended, this knife feels well-balanced in the hand. The spear point gives excellent piercing ability. The black handle and blade give the knife a sleek, modern look that's ideal for professionals and collectors alike.

This version of the Autocrat looks as good in a collection as it does in your pocket. With its durable composite handle, superior CPM-S30V blade, and stylish finish, it's sure to impress. 

Features:

- Composite Handle
- Dual-Edge CPM-S30V Blade
- Sleek & Stylish
- Made in the USA

Brand: Benchmade
Specifications
Blade Thickness 0.105
Brand Benchmade
Model Autocrat
Model Number 3400BK
Opener Thumb Slide
Blade Hardness (HRC) 58-60
Automatic Knife Yes
Blade Color Black
Blade Edge Plain
Blade Length 3.71
Blade Material S30V
Closed Length 5.04
Country of Origin USA
Handle Color Black
Handle Material G-10
Knife Weight 3.9
Knife Type Folding
Lock Type OTF
Pocket Clip Include Yes
Point Spear
Total Length 8.75

Benchmade Knife Company, Inc. set-up shop in Clackamas, Oregon in 1990 (originally founded in California in 1988). The initial knives primarily consisted of the Bali-Song knives, using a combination of outside vendors and inside processing to build finished products. And like most companies, starting out meant scarce money and big plans, using second hand equipment and limited resources.

Soon, a natural born fortitude and an undying passion to make it right and make it Benchmade, prospered into significant growth. As the product line grew so did the in-house capabilities. We began to acquire new machines and technologies including the first of several lasers, making Benchmade the first knife manufacturer to have such equipment in-house. Open minds and positive attitudes would lead to several more industry firsts over the course of the next several years.

This was only the beginning of Benchmade's breaking of new ground in the manufactured knife markets by using non-traditional materials and modern manufacturing methods in not only building knives better but, inevitably building better knives. The Designer Series was first introduced in 1991 with several custom designs being manufactured. By tapping into the custom knife makers' knowledge and combining it with our manufacturing expertise we were more readily able to offer more contemporary knife designs and innovations to the knife users.

Consecutive years of aggressive growth led to the next logical step in 1996 when Benchmade moved into its own 35,000 sq. ft. facility. A contemporary styled building complete with all of the modern equipment and amenities necessary to manufacture what has become recognized as a higher standard of specialty cutlery.

Today, Benchmade Knife Company, Inc. manufactures knives for a loyal and ever growing following of knife users. As we move into the 21st century we are poised for even more exciting opportunities, innovations and ongoing total world-class quality. Here at Benchmade we employ a simple philosophy- 'Make it cool, make it solid, make it happen and definitely make it Benchmade.'