Benchmade 908 Stryker Review

From the most respected name in Knife-making comes the Benchmade 908 Stryker. Benchmade has produced another gem to once again show: It’s Not a Knife… It’s a Benchmade.

​The 908 AXIS Stryker pocket knife from Benchmade bolsters a 3.57 inch blade length, which makes this pocket knife flexible in its uses and work-loads. With a closed length of 4.72 inches, this tool from Benchmade is perfect for on-the-go work, as it will store comfortably in your pocket. An overall length of 8.29 inches makes this pocket knife a very useful accessory for any hunter or fisherman.

Base Dimensions:

  • Blade Length: 3.57″
  • Blade Thickness: 0.104″
  • Handle Thickness: 0.400″
  • Blade Material: 154CM
  • Blade Style: Drop Point
  • Weight: 4.38oz
  • Overall Length: 8.29″
  • Closed Length: 4.72″
Benchmade 908 Stryker Review


The reversible pocket clip allows for easy access to the pocket knife, this way the user can gain quick access and put-away throughout its use. Having an ambidextrous design, the pocket knife is easily opened and closed smoothly between both steel liners.

With a net weight of 4.38oz, the Benchmade 908 Stryker is a heavier tool that is easily noticed when stored in your pocket. This weight adds to its rugged and dependable quality, but can be a bit uncomfortable during transport.

The lock mechanism of this pocket knife adds to its safety and convenience. Benchmade’s AXIS locking mechanism provides for easy accessibility while augmenting safety to prevent injury from its use.

An ergonomically designed black textured handle makes for a comfortable and secure grip around this pocket knife, and allows for safe and effective performance of a variety of jobs. The handle of the 908 Stryker is sleek and aesthetically pleasing, while at the same time allowing for maximum efficiency and dependability throughout the job.

The stainless steel liners of the handle add to its visually pleasing look, and provide a steady quality to this pocket knife. The handle has a thickness of 0.400 inches which allows it to fit easily in your hand and allows for maximum productivity during its use. There will be a noticeable bulge when storing this pocket knife, which may make transportation not as comfortable as the user might wish it to be.

A 154CM Premium Stainless Steel blade offers a very dependable and smooth working function to this pocket knife. Easy to cut through tough jobs, and just thin enough to delicately fine-tune anything that needs cutting, this Benchmade pocket knife is well-versed and convenient to use.​

The Drop-Point technology integrated with the AXIS locking mechanism reinforces the already stellar quality and look within this pocket knife. These mechanisms allow for safe use and can prevent injury if children or any other inexperienced handler finds themselves in possession of this pocket knife. A dual thumb-stud opener adds to the ergonomic aspects of this knife and allows for easy access and put-away throughout the job.​

Wrap Up​

The Benchmade 908 Stryker offers a slick design, while adding variety to the choice of knife you would like to use. The 908BK Stryker is the largest of the pair, and is wonderful for cutting into tough jobs while still remaining sturdy. The smallest of the options you will find is the Benchmade 903 Mini-Stryker, which allows users to have the same features of the larger Stryker without the bulky and uncomfortable transportation.​

Benchmade - Axis Stryker 908,...
  • BLADE STYLE: 3.57" Drop-point blade
  • BLADE STEEL: 154CM stainless steel (58-61HRC)

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