Kershaw Pocket Knife
The Kershaw Pocket Knife combines in itself all the characteristics that any knife worth its salt must have. Elegant and innovative designs, quality materials, excellent craftsmanship and finish, and in most of them a really cool assisted opening device: the SpeedSafe system. There is no wonder why the Kershaw's are some of the most popular pocket knives on the market nowadays.
One of the principal achievements of Kershaw was the creation of a whole new category of folder knives between manual and auto on the industry, the assisted opening knives. The SpeedSafe technology designed by Ken Onion filled a gap for those who were searching for a folder that was easier to manipulate than what was available at the time, but not a switchblade. And truly the SpeedSafe mechanism is one of the highlights of these knives. It is simply addictive! The knives can be opened by pulling back on a blade protrusion with the index finger or by manual pushing on the blade’s thumb stud. The blade opens smoothly and locks into position, ready for use, really an asset in these knives.
Ken Onion is a custom knife maker, who designed many of the most popular Kershaw's models. He designed the SpeedSafe technology that made Kershaw's knives so famous. Since his union with Kershaw in 1998, he and Kershaw have produced some of the best pocket knives on the market, pocket knives which have won several awards on the industry. The Boa, the Chive, the Scallion, the Leek, and the Blur to name only a few. He is also the creator of an excellent line of kitchen knives: the Shun Ken Onion knives. These knives have the distinct curve geometry, proper of all Ken Onion knives, and they are one of the best on the market to use in the kitchen, a little expensive for my taste though.
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The Kershaw BlackOut Serrated pocket knife features a 13C26 stainless steel blade for strength and corrosion resistance. A classic!
Blade Length: 3-1/4 inches (8.4 cm)
Closed Length: 4-1/2 inches (11.3 cm)
Weight: 3.5 ounces
Steel: Sandvik 13C26 stainless-steel
Equipped with SpeedSafe ambidextrous manually assisted opening. Blade: Sandvik 14C28N stainless-steel with Tungsten DLC black coating; Handle: 410 stainless-steel with Tungsten DLC black coating; Lock: Frame; Blade: 3-1/2 in. (8.9 cm); Weight: 4.2 oz.
Excellent pocket knife for general uses. Length: 3 3/8". Blade: Tungsten DLC coated S60V Stainless Steel. Handle: T6061-T6 anodized aluminum.
The Blur, a serious and robust blade. Length: 3 3/8. Blade: 440A Stainless Steel with Tungsten DLC black coating. Handle: Anodized aluminum handle with Trac-Tec inserts.
Perhaps the most popular Kerhaw Pocket Knife on the market. Beautiful, lightweight, slim and useful make this knife a Kershaw's best-selling. Steel: Sandvik 13C26 stainless-steel. Handle: 410 stainless-steel. Blade. Length: 3 in. (7.5 cm)
Weight: 3.0 oz.
The Kershaw's Skyline is a slim and lightweight Flipper knife that's ideal for pocket carrying.
Steel: Sandvik 14C28N stainless-steel with stone-washed finish. Handle: Textured black G-10. Lock: Locking liner. Blade: 3-1/8 in. (7.9 cm). Weight: 2.3 oz.
Kershaw Black Out Demostration
Kershaw and Pocket Knives Links
- Kershaw Leek
Kershaw Leek. Information for buying the Kershaw Leek Series designed by Ken Onion. Most of the best Leek models featured.
- Kershaw Speed Safe
Information about the Kershaw Speed Safe System and about some of the most popular knives that feature it.
- Best Kershaw Ken Onion Knives
Kershaw Ken Onion Knives. Check these reviews of five of the best small folding knives on the market.
- Kershaw Mini Mojito 1800 Folding Knife Review
Kershaw Mini Mojito 1800 Review. The Mini Mojito (AKA Mini Mojo) is an excellent pocket knife to carry around. The design is smart showing a recurve blade that it is perfect for everyday tasks
- Best Pocket Knife
Are you looking for an excellent pocket knife or for a multi-tool to use at camps or at home. Then check these reviews of the best five pocket knives in the market.
- Kershaw Skyline 1760 Folding Knife Review
The Kershaw Skyline 1760 is an excellent knife for every day carry. The first thing you notice is how solid it feels in your hand despite the slim and lightweight design of the knife.
- Kershaw Ken Onion Boa 1580 Folding Knife Review
Designed by custom knife maker Ken Onion the Boa 1580 is another Kershaw masterpiece. The first thing that stands out is the elegant design of the knife.
- The Official Ken Onion Knives Website
It has a forum and information about Ken Onion and the knives designed by him
The Kershaw Pocket Knives are without doubt some of the best on the market. And the best part is that there are so many models with different materials, blade geometry and coatings to choose from that it is almost guaranteed there is one of them to suit your taste.