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Kershaw 1600 Ken Onion Chive Assisted Flipper 1.9" Bead Blast Plain Blade, Stainless Steel Handles

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Part Number: KS1600
Manufacturer: Kershaw Knives
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KS1600: 1600 Ken Onion Chive
Kershaw Knives
With its less-than-two-inch blade, the Chive is a small knife, which makes it perfect for pocket, pack, purse, or briefcase carry. But just because it's small doesn't mean the Chive isn't mighty. In fact, the Chive is perfect for just about any cutting task you'd care to ask it to do -- from opening packages to breaking down cardboard boxes.

To ensure this handy little blade is always ready when you need it, the Chive is equipped with SpeedSafe assisted opening. Just pull back on the flipper and the blade moves out of the handle, ready for use.

The high-carbon blade steel offers good edge retention and excellent corrosion resistance. The bead-blasted finish is easy to maintain. For safety, the Chive has two locking systems. The frame lock secures the blade open so it can't accidentally close during use. And to ensure that it won’t accidentally open during transport, the Chive is also equipped with a Tip-Lock slider to lock the blade closed when folded. In pure stainless steel, both blade and handle are easy to clean and maintain.
  • Blade length: 1.9 in. (4.8 cm)
  • Closed length: 2.9 in. (7.4cm)
  • Overall length: 4.8 in. (9.9 cm)
  • SpeedSafe assisted opening
  • Frame lock
  • Single-position pocket clip, tip-lock slider
  • Steel: 420HC, bead-blasted finish
  • Handle: 410 stainless steel, bead-blasted finish
  • Weight: 1.7 oz. (48.2 g)
  • Made in the USA

UPC Code: 087171160009

Frame Lock
Frame Lock
Developed by Chris Reeve, it functions like a liner lock but the lock is comprised of one of the handle scales. It's an extremely strong and easy to manipulate lock.
Pocket Clip
Pocket Clip
Includes a pocket clip for easy accessibility and a more secure carry.
Steel Handles
Steel Handles
Stainless Steel knife handles provide strength and durability and look and feel great.
Made in USA
Made in USA
This product is USA born and raised.
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5 out of 5
Sep 21, 2016
Pros: Blade Material, Overall Quality, Lock Ease of Use, Weight, Ease of Opening, Blade Sharpness
Cons: None
Top 5 in folders
When I first bought this Kershaw I got it as a blemish. Couldn't find anything wrong and I was looking for a long time, I started carrying the thing and before I New it, it was like I grew a new limb. I just started using it for everything. I'm used to carrying a BUCK 110 , A great knife but I found out that for me it's just a little to big for everyday use. Better in the field. I do not feel uncomfortable pulling this out and people getting nervous by its size. And the edge is unbelievable I've only had to sharpen it a couple of times, it's sharp! And you don't even know you have it in your pocket. The assisted opening is great when you have something in your other hand. I could keep going but I won't Thanx.
5 out of 5
C Nishioka
Feb 05, 2016
Pros: Lock Type, Pocket Clip, Lock Ease of Use, Handle Material, Blade Material, Weight, Ease of Opening, Overall Quality
Cons: None
Kershaw Chive
Great size for small , light every day tasks. Fits comfortably with all trousers. Not threatening when seen in public.
5 out of 5
Jan 07, 2016
Pros: Blade Material, Overall Quality, Lock Ease of Use, Weight, Ease of Opening, Blade Sharpness
Cons: None
My husband had this knife for years, the tip of the blade broke so we sent it to Kershaw and they replaced it free, no questions! He lost it a few months ago and was very happy I bought another one for him at Christmas. It's the perfect knife for comfortably carrying in your pocket, very slim but still strong.
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