Kershaw (knives): an overview, reviews
Knife production is always an active demand among consumers. Appeared in our time, manufacturers put on the market all new and new models. Products attached to their own individuality, and improving the design. It all depends on the preferences of the authors involved in the production of cutting products. One of such firms is a company established 1974 in the United States of America businessman Peter Kershaw (as Peter Kershaw). Knives of American manufacture have a catchy and unusual design. In the range of consumers they have established themselves as products with high quality and reasonable price.
System Speed Safe. The principle of operation
The Kershaw knives company produces a proprietary it system opening Speed Safe. Its advantage is the ability of the product to securely hold the blade. Due to this, in the cutter product excludes arbitrary opening. The main part of this system is the spring. It is responsible for the reliable fixation of the blade in the closed position. The second part of the system is considered a special lever, which often is also called “fin”. It is located at the top front of the handle of the knife, pressing the knife on him is revealed. In addition, “fin”, acting as a guard to protect the hand from Sokalskyi.
Inertial Kershaw Steven Seagal
This product is the result of joint creative work of famous actor Steven Seagal and the designer of the American knife company Kershaw Knives Ken Oniona. Since the actor is a fan of East of knives created by the knife has an aluminum handle that contains leather lining (this is typical of the traditional bladed weapons of Japan). For the manufacture of the blade was taken steel brand АУС8А, as it has very good performance properties. The blade is long keeps sharpening.
Feature of Kershaw Steven Seagal knife
- Item length in closed position is 127 mm.
- The weight of the knife is 156 g.
- The size of the blade – 92 mm.
- For knife blade applies two options of sharpening: plejn paperrater.
- The hardness of the steel is 58-60 HRC.
- The arms are made from anodised aluminium with leather inserts, material for which there is a boat ramp.
Folding knife Kershaw Entropy
This product is considered one of the practical and very high quality folding knives. Review of the Kershaw knife Entropy gives the opportunity to evaluate and highlight its distinctive features:
- The presence of a sharpened blade, which is very durable 8Cr13MoV steel stamps.
- On the surface of a coating Stonewash.
- To shape the developers Kershaw knives are created by use of modification of the Drop Point.
- The blade takes a serious heat treatment to which it has high strength and hardness. Due to this, the knife keeps the sharpening and long blunts.
- The total size is 183 mm.
- The blade length is 83 mm.
- Applies smooth sharpening.
- Handle material – reinforced glass-filled nylon. This material ensures reliable retention of the handle in the hand in any weather.
- The mass of the blade is 105 g.
How is the mechanism?
Folding knife Kershaw Entropy is equipped with a system that allows you to produce soft and fast opening with one hand. The main part in the unlocking of the design is Spring Assisted. The locking blade is carried out by a special mechanism, Liner Lock, which is the notch on the latch. The locking mechanism is located in the steel frame of the handle. For deep carry in the pocket this folding knife designers developers provided by the presence of clips, Tit-Up with a high rise. In the production process it is subject to a matte finish, which clip its color is indistinguishable from the blade. Two way clip on desire of the user it is easy to rearrange. This will allow you to carry in any pocket knives Kershaw.
Among Internet users especially popular folding knives Kershaw Steven Seagal. When you purchase this product you should check folding when hitting a butt. This is because in the market recently began to appear frequently defective Kershaw. Knives of this model sometimes have a drawback – they are characterized by involuntary folding.
Its cutting properties folding knife Kershaw Steven Seagal rose to the occasion: they can be easily cut paper and paperboard products, rope, brush products. After prolonged use, the blade remains as sharp as before. These qualities are inherent in both options of sharpening: how the plain and paperrater. According to user reviews, when you buy this folding knife a his preference for the first option. Paperrater slightly inferior to the plane in aesthetics.
In addition to the steel quality and sharpness of the blade, another important aspect is the usability of the arm. It is evaluated as to how comfortable the knife feels in your hand. Kershaw Steven Seagal is considered to be very convenient to use folding knife that can easily wield any grip. This quality is due to the desire of developers to create a model that can be used including for defense. Stingray leather, which is made lining, has a very useful feature – it does not get wet, with the result that when moisture on the surface of the handle of the knife does not slip from the palm of your hand. Users was also praised for the establishment of special emphasis for the index finger.
What are the disadvantages?
Among the drawbacks Kershaw Steven Seagal can consider having some tight clips unilateral – it cannot outweigh the other side. For these models of folding knives available is only moving a clip from bottom of arm on top and Vice versa.
A second disadvantage, according to Internet users is a significant weight folding knife Kershaw Steven Seagal. But for other consumers on the contrary it is the strength of the knife with this knife the weight is clearly felt in the hand, which is important in self-defence, as it gives a person confidence in their abilities.
The company's products Kershaw Knives are high-quality samples of various folding knives, which combines unique design with high technical performance, whereby the knives can be used as a gift for a collector, and in everyday life.