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When is the Mini 940 coming out ?

Discussion in 'Benchmade Knife Company' started by Case C., Apr 2, 2018.

  1. BC42

    BC42

    79
    Apr 13, 2019
    So 3-4 months out?

    :p
     
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  2. B Hanna

    B Hanna

    6
    Jan 3, 2019
    Can’t wait.
     
  3. Mick_1KRR

    Mick_1KRR

    May 1, 2016
    Am i the only one who thinks this is absolutely ridiculous? how much smaller can it get. The beauty of the 940X series is that it's a little big knife, light, disappears in pocket, but you get a nice amount of blade that with years of use and sharpening will slowly get a little shorter anyways. It also has the most perfect almost 1:1 blade to handle ratio in the looks department. All just my opinion of course, outside of blade length laws i think it's a very strange request.
     
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  4. RamZar

    RamZar Gold Member Gold Member

    Mar 3, 2013
    Blade length laws where you're limited to 3 inches.
     
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  5. pcguy23

    pcguy23 Gold Member Gold Member

    591
    Jan 14, 2014
    +1
     
  6. rexromic

    rexromic Gold Member Gold Member

    May 28, 2011
    Leave the perfection alone! IMG_E1574.JPG
     
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  7. boss_crew

    boss_crew Gold Member Gold Member

    170
    Nov 28, 2017
    Never
     
  8. Pinnacle64

    Pinnacle64 Gold Member Gold Member

    253
    Oct 25, 2013
    Yep the fact the 940 has a nice sized 3.5” blade in a small slim package is my favorite part of the knife also.

    I do understand he 3” law for some states that sucks!

    We can carry O.T.F. autos here so laws are good for us.
     
  9. Gurdygurds

    Gurdygurds Gold Member Gold Member

    302
    Aug 10, 2013
    Don't think anyone is saying discontinue the current 940 in favor of a smaller knife. Some folks can't legally carry the current version. Make a mini already!
     
  10. Easyrider

    Easyrider

    Jan 31, 2000
    I have an older 940, it is one of the blue anodized models with 154CM blade steel. I enjoy that knife very much but a 3 inch version would end up riding in my pocket much more often than my current 940.
     
  11. B Hanna

    B Hanna

    6
    Jan 3, 2019
    Griptilian = Mini Griptilian
    940 = Mini 940 ?????
     
  12. Babyboomer

    Babyboomer Gold Member Gold Member

    207
    Nov 25, 2017
    That’s probably what most would call it. Officially, since the Minis are usually 5 digits apart, the 945.
     
  13. sharp_edge

    sharp_edge Gold Member Gold Member

    Jul 30, 2015
    Will the handle be shrunk proportionally if a mini 940 will be manufactured? If so, I can't see the ergo will be anything good. To me, the handle of 940 is the narrowest I am willing to go with.
     

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