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As a nonprofit association, AKTI’s role is to be the reasonable and responsible advocate for the knife-making and knife-using community, providing the focal point for sensible evolution, development, and the consistent enforcement of knife legislation. Knives are important tools first.

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Knife Drawing for New or Renewed Members

Benchmade 940-1 AKTI 2014 Membership Knife

2014 AKTI Membership Knife Give-Away

Thanks to Benchmade Knives for this generous donation for an AKTI member.

You could win this new Model 940-1 (to be released in early 2014)

Join or renew your membership between January 1 and December 31, 2014 and your name is entered in the drawing held at the SHOT Show in January 2015.

Your chance to own an exciting new Benchmade Model 940-1! Yet to be released, this knife was a huge hit at SHOT Show 2014.


  • Blade Length: 3.40”
  • Blade Thickness: .115”
  • Open Length: 7.87”
  • Closed Length: 4.47”
  • Weight: 2.44oz
  • Handle Thickness: .44”
  • Model Number: 940-1

Key Features

  • Benchmade’s AXIS® locking mechanism
  • Reverse tanto blade with amibidextrous dual thumb-stud opener
  • CPM-S90V super premium stainless steel blade (59-60 HRC)
  • Carbon fiber handle scales with stainless steel liners and blue anodized aluminum barrel spacers
  • Reversible tip-up pocket clip

Check out Benchmade’s website

Find out more about becoming a member and apply online in our Membership section.

Past Membership Knife Drawings:
SOG Gunny Fixed Blade Knife – 2013 Membership Drawing Knife
Meyerco Darrel Ralph Madd Maxx – 2012 Membership Drawing Knife
Ontario Marine Bayonet – 2011 Membership Drawing Knife
SOG Arcitech – 2010 Membership Drawing Knife