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Kershaw 1595G10 Ken Onion Speed Bump Assisted Flipper 3.625" Bead Blasted Plain Blade, Black G10 Handles

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Part Number: KS1595G10
Manufacturer: Kershaw Knives
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Description
KS1595G10: 1595G10 Speed Bump
Kershaw Knives
 
According to custom knifemaker Ken Onion, the Speed Bump—which also features the SpeedSafe assisted-opening mechanism—is designed for multi-tasking, minimal mass and maximum performance. "I wanted to make the Bump as multi-tasked as possible," says Onion. "The blade design is unique, but at the same time, it's very practical and fluent at a large number of jobs."

In a tougher cutting situation—for example, cutting a half inch branch—the bumped blade shape provides maximum leverage and cutting ease. For piercing, the blade's point is precisely centered so that the energy is distributed evenly down the handle to offer greater power with less effort.

The handle fits the hand precisely and is constructed of G10 for strength. The Speed Bump's handle has a textured surface and provides comfortable and secure grip.

Thanks to Kershaw's SpeedSafe assisted opening system, the Speed Bump offers maximum flexibility in opening technology as well. The proprietary SpeedSafe technology enables the user to open the knife with one hand—left or right handed. The user gives a short push on the thumb stud and the blade moves into position smoothly and easily. It then locks into place for safe, secure use.
Specifications
  • Blade Length: 3.625"
  • Handle Length: 5"
  • Overall Length: 8.5"
  • Blade Thickness: 0.12"
  • Blade Material: 8Cr13MoV Stainless Steel
  • Blade Style: Drop Point
  • Blade Grind: Hollow
  • Blade Finish: Bead Blast
  • Handle Thickness: 0.52"
  • Handle Material: Black G10
  • Locking Mechanism: Stud Lock
  • Pocket Clip: Tip-Down, Right Carry
  • Designer: Ken Onion
  • Weight: 5.4 oz.
  • Made in China
Pocket Clip
Pocket Clip
Includes a pocket clip for easy accessibility and a more secure carry.
8Cr13MoV Steel
8Cr13MoV Steel
An affordable medium carbon stainless steel with a good balance of edge holding and corrosion resistance properties.
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.
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Ferg
Naugatuck, Ct
Aug 08, 2017
Pros: Handle Material, Pocket Clip, Handle Feel, Weight, Ease of Opening, Overall Quality
Cons: None
Speed Bump
So far the speed bump has been great it opens daddy and smooth and is berry sharp out of the box. The only issue is with the locking mech it was difficult to unlock at first but after i used it for a bit it now id's much easier to unlock. All in all it is what I expected from a Kershaw blade very good knife and I would definitely purchase another off I lost it.
5 out of 5
Michael
Navarre, Fl
Jul 06, 2017
Pros: Pocket Clip, Overall Quality, Ease of Opening, Handle Feel, Handle Material, None
Cons: Weight, Lock Ease of Use
What a steal!
I gave the knife a '5' because it just can't be beat for the price. Flipper, G-10, Interesting blade shape, and lock. Be careful! This knife will bite you if you don't put your index finger in the choil to block the blade when closing. Use you thumb to unlock!
1 out of 5
Zus
Nevada
Jun 14, 2017
Pros: Handle Feel, Weight, Handle Material, None
Cons: Lock Ease of Use, Ease of Opening, Overall Quality, Lock Type
Terrible Quality!!!
Received the knife promptly from Knife Center...opened it up and started checking it out...the 4th time I opened the knife it wouldn't close...the assist mechanism was either stuck or broken...upon closer inspection, I found that the spring inside the mechanism had flown out and landed on the floor, leaving the blade locked in the open position...this knife is dangerous!..sent it back...BTW...this is the second "Ken Onion" design that I have had to return...not functional or dependable...dangerous...would not recommend!!!
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