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Kershaw 1830 Oso Sweet Assisted 3.1" Satin Plain Blade, Black GFN Handles

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Part Number: KS1830
Manufacturer: Kershaw Knives
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KS1830: 1830 Oso Sweet
Kershaw Knives
This is indeed one sweet little pocketknife. The Oso Sweet features a classic drop-point blade that gives you maximum workaday utility. First, the Oso Sweet opens one-handed with SpeedSafe assisted opening. Just pull back on the ambidextrous flipper and the blade moves out of the handle ready for use. Whether you're a left-hander or right-hander, your blade is easy to access and ready to go when you are. Kershaw heat-treats the 8Cr13MoV blade steel to bring out its high-performance characteristics like good edge retention, strength, hardness and wear resistance.

The handle is glass-filled nylon for excellent durability and incorporates a textured 'scales' pattern that gives the Oso Sweet a unique look. A locking liner secures the blade during use and closes easily for pocket carry or storage. The pocketclip can be reversed for tip-up or tip-down carry. Once you get your hands on one and start using it, we think it will be pretty popular with you, too.
  • Blade Length: 3.1"
  • Closed Length: 4.1"
  • Overall Length: 7.25"
  • Blade Thickness: 0.11"
  • Handle Thickness: 0.53"
  • Blade Grind: Hollow
  • Blade Finish: Satin
  • Blade Style: Drop Point
  • Blade Material: 8Cr13MoV Stainless Steel
  • Handle Material: Black Injection-Molded Glass-Filled Nylon
  • Weight: 2.9 oz.
  • Made in China

UPC Code: 087171183008

Pocket Clip
Pocket Clip
Includes a pocket clip for easy accessibility and a more secure carry.
Zytel Handles
Zytel Handles
A nylon polymer that is lightweight and extremely durable, Zytel can be shaped and textured to provide excellent grip.
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.
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Timothy D
Wichita, Ks
Mar 16, 2017
Pros: Overall Quality, Blade Sharpness, Blade Material, Ease of Opening, Weight, Pocket Clip, None
Cons: Handle Material, Lock Type, Lock Ease of Use, Handle Feel
Feels cheap!
The blade was very sharp and holds the edge well. The flipper works good, the blade opens smooth, fast and locks up solid with very little play when open. The blade lock is hard to release. The handle looks good but feels light and cheap in hand. It needs a system to lock the blade closed when needed, I had a folding knife open in my pocket and it cost my 8 stitches VERY close to my....well u get it. All in all it's worth the little money it cost!
5 out of 5
Michael W
Mabank TX
Mar 08, 2017
Pros: Weight, Ease of Opening, Blade Sharpness
Cons: None
Oso Sweet
I use the knife at work we are opening boxes frequently, and the compact size makes it easy to carry in your pocket. When you need to cut the packing tape to open the box quick reach in your pocket and hit the assisted open tab a bam your cutting tape.
3 out of 5
New Mexico
Mar 07, 2017
Pros: Blade Sharpness, Pocket Clip, Handle Feel, Blade Material, None
Cons: Ease of Opening, Overall Quality
oso sweet kershaw 1830
knife is a little hard to open. has a screw on the handle not counter sink into the handle like the others and looks odd but does not impair knife function. have used very little but appears to be well constructed. blade is sharp and will be used more during the summer cleaning fish and outdoor carry. time will tell on durability.
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