Kershaw Dmitry Sinkevich Atmos Flipper Knife 3" Modified Drop Point Blade, Black G10 Handles with Carbon Fiber Inlays - 4037


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Part #: KS4037 | Kershaw Knives
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KS4037: 4037 Atmos Folding Knife
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The blade on the ultra-refined Atmos is a slim, modified drop point with top swedge, machine satin finished on the grinds and satin sanded on the flats. The handle is lightweight G10 with a secure—and weight-reducing—inset liner lock. The handle inlay is carbon fiber, yes. But it is unlike other carbon fiber inlays you may have seen.

To ensure your experience with the Atmos is cloud-smooth and blue-sky easy, Kershaw chamfered—smoothed and angled—the edges of the insert to make sure it feels comfortable when you hold it in your hand and that it glides into and out of your pocket smoothly and easily, too.

Designed by Dmitry Sinkevich, the Atmos features Sinkevich's characteristic clean and practical design—but enhanced with extra detailing. In addition to the chamfered carbon-fiber inlay, it also has a custom oversized pivot, a backspacer with wide lanyard attachment, and a reversible, deep-carry pocket clip. This manual knife opens quickly and easily with Kershaw's KVT ball-bearing opening system. Extra detailing like this gives the Atmos a refined style that easily bridges the gap from workday to night on the town.
  • Flipper - May be used with manual or assisted opening knives. Tee "flipper" is a protrusion on the back of the blade that the user can pull back on, or flip, in order to move the blade easily out of the handle.
  • Inset Liner Lock - A strip of stainless steel is riveted inside the knife’s handle—most commonly when the handle is a lightweight material. This enables us to create a slimmer, lighter knife, while still providing the strength and security of a locking liner.
  • Manual - There is no mechanical assist, such as SpeedSafe, used to open the folding knife. It opens the classic, old-school way.
  • Reversible - Pre-drilled holes in the handle enable the user to change either the tip position or the side on which the knife carries.
  • Blade Length: 3.0" (7.6 cm)
  • Handle Length: 4.0" (10.2 cm)
  • Overall Length: 6.9" (17.5 cm)
  • Blade Steel: 8Cr13MoV Stainless Steel
  • Blade Shape: Modified Drop Point
  • Blade Finish: Satin
  • Handle Material: Black G10 with Carbon Fiber Overlay
  • Locking Mechanism: Inset Liner
  • Pivot Assembly: KVT Ball Bearing System
  • Pocket Clip: Deep Carry Tip-Up, Right/Left Carry
  • Weight: 2.0 oz. (59 g)
  • Designer: Dmitry Sinkevich
  • Made in China
Pocket Clip
Pocket Clip
Includes a pocket clip for easy accessibility and a more secure carry.
8CR13 Stainless Steel
8CR13 Stainless Steel
Considered a value steel, 8Cr13 steel provides adequate corrosion resistance but with slightly more carbon than AUS-8, it will sharpen up and hold an edge better.
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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Jerry W
Aug 30, 2018
Pros: Ease of Opening, Blade Sharpness, Weight, Pocket Clip
Cons: None
I wanted a light, slim, deep carry for the little unplanned things that come up in everyday casual life and for self defense should the need arise. I didn’t want to pay extra for a prestige knife with super-duper blade able to cut nails and log forests. This knife is near perfect for me in these respects. Also, the handle being narrower at the top when clipped in my pocket facilitates reaching past it to get my keys out. It opens and operates well, no complaints there. My one suggestion for improvement would be to redesign the handle geometry at the lanyard end so when I reach in my pocket for keys, the back of my hand enjoys the experience a little more. I’ll modify this knife a little to address that, then it will be perfect!
4 out of 5
Mar 21, 2018
Pros: Handle Material, Lock Type, Lock Ease of Use, Weight, Ease of Opening, None
Cons: Pocket Clip, Blade Material
Great EDC
This knife is a great EDC alternative to the ZT0450 series. It carries and cuts the same. I actually prefer this inset liner lock over either frame or liner lock. Besides making the knife much lighter, on the ZT0450 if you squeeze the frame a bit when opening it stops the action - this doesn't happen on the Atmos. I deducted 1 star as it feels a bit sharp edged in the pocket. In searching for what felt sharp, I concluded it is just the sharp 90 degree edges on all the flats, both blade and scales. I will probably take mine apart and just polish/sand off the edges a bit, then it should be perfect. I agree with other reviewers, I would pay more for better materials and blade steel. The Atmos is almost underpriced for what it is - truly amazing!
5 out of 5
Centerline, Mi
Mar 15, 2018
Pros: Handle Material, Handle Feel, Pocket Clip, Ease of Opening, Weight, Lock Ease of Use, Overall Quality
Cons: Blade Material, Handle Feel, None
Everything the Nura was expected to be.
For this price point...what can you say. This knife is excellent and exactly what it should be. For the previous reviewer...what you are feeling as "gritty" on the close is actually the detent ball having to hop up on to the blade Steel is well treated and expected at this price point. The knife is overall similar to the Fraxion, which I also own and like, but it's a "better" designed version. I also agree with the last reviewer that I'd love to see one in the $75-100 range with better materials. This is certainly better than knock off Shirogorov neons at the same price point...and it's giving the designer his dues.In conclusion an excellent light to medium duty edc. I don't see it leaving my rotation any time soon. Thanks for reading and I hope it helped.
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