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Kershaw 1860 Piston Assisted 3-1/2" Plain Blade, Textured G10 Handles

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Part Number: KS1860
Manufacturer: Kershaw Knives
Retail Price: $114.99
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Description
KS1860: Kershaw Piston Folding 3-1/2" Plain Blade, G-10 Handles
Kershaw
 
Unique cuts on the handle and blade give the Piston a great look. For easy opening, it features SpeedSafe® assisted opening and a convenient flipper. While the Piston is a larger knife, its G-10 handles make it light enough for everyday carry. An Inset Liner Lock secures the blade when open. The Piston offers our quad-carry options and even has a lanyard attachment. Don’t see a hole in the handle? Exactly. There’s a hidden lanyard loop in the interior of the handle so nothing interrupts the Piston’s cool good looks. Made in the USA.

About our Inset Liner Lock

To build an Inset Liner Lock, Kershaw insets a strip of steel inside a knife’s handle—most commonly when the handle is G-10. Insetting the lock in this way enables us to create a slimmer knife, while still providing the strength and security of a locking liner.
Features
  • SpeedSafe® Assisted Opening
  • Thumb Stud
  • Pocket Clip
  • Inset Liner Lock
Specifications
  • Steel: Sandvik 14C28N stainless steel
  • Handle: Machined G-10
  • Blade Length: 3 1/2-in. (8.9 cm)
  • Closed Length: 5 in. (12.7 cm)
  • Overall Length: 8 1/2 in. (21.6 cm)

UPC Code: 087171033082

Made in USA
Made in USA
This product is USA born and raised.
Pocket Clip
Pocket Clip
Includes a pocket clip for easy accessibility and a more secure carry.
G10 Handles
G10 Handles
Formed in a sheet under high pressure by combining fiberglass and an epoxy resin binder. These handles are lightweight and shaped to ensure a solid grip.
4.667 (6 reviews)
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5 out of 5
Didier
FRANCE
Sep 20, 2014
Pros: Blade Sharpness, Lock Type, Handle Material, Overall Quality, Pocket Clip, Ease of Opening, Handle Feel, Weight, Lock Ease of Use, Blade Material
Cons: None
Awsome !
Clip design: Awsome ! The clip is well made and well designed. It is not too strong, it won't distroy my jeans, I don't need to pull down my pocket with the other hand to "draw" my knife. The end of the clip is not protuding so there's no risk I can "catch" my stearing wheel when accessing my seat in the car. There's no risk that I could scratch the paint of my car either or get "caught" somewhere ! Concealability : Good ! The global shape of the knife can't be seen through the pocket. I would say awsome too... because I am not a "low-rider" fan... and I my shirts are not inside my pants so nobody will notice the tip of the handle, anyway ! So you got it... Awsome ! Ease to carry : Awsome ! Handle material: Awsome ! G 10 is very enjoyable. It's soft but firm enough. And it is warm (nothing to do with aluminum, for example) Handle design: Awsome ! I guess the handle design is a "fits all"... The handle is grippy enough andit will not "stone wash" my jeans... and the sorta "rising sun rays" are... Awsome : It's not too much, and it underlines the global shape of the knife. Blade shape: Awsome ! Thumb studs / flipper opening : Awsome ! At least we have a real choice... not the case with the Knockout (for example), not the case with the Skyline either... Thumb studs design: Awsome ! Very sturdy, very usefull and they will not catch my pocket in the "draw" motion or while putting the knife back in my pocket. Flipper acts as a very good protection of the forefinger in slippery condition / stabbing motion ! Country of origin: Awsome ! People tend to forget they're not buying a price... They're buying a knife ! Plus, I can afford a US made knife ! Plus, I deserve a "Made in the USA" knife ! PERIOD ! Have a good one... and enjoy your Piston Knife from Kershaw !
5 out of 5
Robert Ellard
Dublin,
Jan 13, 2014
Pros: Lock Type, Handle Material, Overall Quality, Pocket Clip, Ease of Opening, Handle Feel, Weight, Lock Ease of Use, Blade Material
Cons: Blade Sharpness, None
Practical & light. Perfect for EDC
A big thanks to the KnifeCenter. Their knives always arrive in great shape, on time & their overseas shipping interface is flawless. I'm a collector, so its not going to get any 'Love'. The knife is like glue in your hands thanks to the handle material and design. It is slim and light. Although large (Not excessively), it feels small. The flipper is slow, but gives a solid reliable clunk, so you know its locked. It's not hair shaving sharp out of the box. That's something you'll have to address yourself. Other than that. Its a very good knife.
5 out of 5
John
Arizona
Mar 26, 2013
Pros: Ease of Opening, Handle Material, Handle Feel, Weight, Pocket Clip, Lock Ease of Use, Overall Quality
Cons: None
Outstanding value
This knife is the perfect size for large Every Day Carry and can be carried inside the waistband comfortably due to the thin handle thickness. It's a little stiff when it first arrives, but after using it for a few days it loosens up and you can open it easily. I don't have much experience with this particular steel but so far it's holding up well. I also like that it's made in the USA. Blade shape is perfect in my mind with a flat grind that goes high on the blade. Minor areas for improvement is that the thumb stud is a little sharp and needs to have the edges sanded down. It was an easy fix with some emery paper. I also would like some jimping on top of the blade to aid in holding onto the knife.
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