Mini-Infidel® Family

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Our popular Infidel out-the-front auto comes in a slightly smaller package.
About the product
In addition to the incredibly stable, fast action and the rugged, pure tactical nature of the knife, the Infidel has a cool factor that is hard to describe without physically experiencing it. MOLLE® compatible.

Designer: McHenry & Williams
Mechanism: Out-the-Front
Action: Automatic-opening
Blade Steel: D2 (60-62 HRC)
Blade Length: 3.10" (7.87cm)
Blade Thickness: 0.104" (2.64mm)
Open Length: 7.10" (18.03cm)
Closed Length: 4.00" (10.16cm)
Handle Thickness: 0.54" (13.72mm)
Weight: 3.40oz. (96.39g)


Additional Information

Blade Edge Plain
Blade Style/Shape Double-Edge Dagger
Clip Type Deep-Carry
Clip Position Tip-Down
Glass Breaker No
Handle Material 6061-T6 Aluminum
Lanyard Hole No
MOLLE Compatible Yes
Sheath Type Cordura
Use Tactical

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A review from: John
High quality construction, let down a bit by the inherent weaknesses of an OTF, namely play in the blade, and a thin, small blade. Additionally, the grind on the bade is clearly designed for display, and has a rather poorly finished 'backside' for a $400 knife.
Also, as noted by others, can be difficult to retract at times, and the pressure required to retract or deploy seems to vary.

However, this is my fifth Benchmade, and I'm keeping it, and will buy more.

Question for Benchmade: What is the included angle for sharpening?

A review from: Bowker
Got my Mini Infidel about a year ago now, I tend to wait on writing reviews until I have really used the product for a while.

Fits in your hand great, easy to slide spring loaded knife open, sometimes difficult to retract blade with one finger. Mine is the coated black finish, there is a little wear of the coating after repetitive use/training. Slight blade shift when extended, belt clip works well, easy to conceal in jeans/pockets.

The only problem is that sometimes the blade fails to extend fully when sliding the trigger upwards, not sure if its a knife malfunction or just needs to be lubricated/cleaned. Haven't sharpened it yet, still extremely sharp!

Price is ok, everything could always be less, quality is alright minus the random misfire of the blade.