- Greg Thompson designed the 179 for rescue performance and less-than-lethal self-defense. The tool includes the Benchmade rescue hook design, a carbide glass breaker, O² wrench and the same finger loop and integral sheath design as the rest of the SOCP family. Made in USA.
Designer: Greg Thompson
Action: Fixed Blade
Blade Steel: 440C (58-60HRC)
Overall Length: 6.75″ (17.15cm)
Handle Thickness: 0.18″ (4.57mm)
Weight: 1.88oz. (53.29g)
Sheath Weight: 1.04oz. (29.48g)