I got this knife as a Christmas present a number of years earlier. Initially I was a little reluctant to change my old CaseXX pocketknife that my daddy gave to me, however after just a couple of months, I fell for this blade.

The Kershaw has a smooth style that can be included into practically any clothes design while still having the exact same brute strength of a repaired blade knife. This knife has a medium rate point of around $50.00 so it is not extremely pricey and the Kershaw name has a fantastic brand name history behind it.

– Pros:.The high carbon steel blade stabilizes the capability to hold an edge with the capability to quickly hone a dull knife rapidly.

Speedsafe opening innovation enables fast opening utilizing just one hand.

Frame lock style: the blade will just be opened by pushing the frame lock button, holding the knife will tighten up the lock and keep it from mistakenly closing while in usage.

Stainless steel style: All stainless-steel is simple to tidy and extremely rust resistant.

Large 4 5/8 ” long deal with permits excellent grip with bigger hands.

Kershaw provides totally free life time repair work and honing (you just require to pay the shipping to their Oregon center and they will send it back to you great as brand-new and razor sharp).

– Cons

All stainless-steel frames are slick with damp hands and move temperature level quickly. This can be an issue in winter.

Speedsafe style has an incredibly strong spring and holding the knife too loose might trigger it to turn out of your hand. If it is struck the incorrect method the knife might pop open inside your pocket.

Torx bit tightening up screws are not something that many people have on hand and must the knife ended up being loose (which hasn’’ t took place in over 2 years of everyday usage) it will be challenging to tighten up without the appropriate bits.

The knife flights high in your pocket (stands out about an inch high in my pocket). This isn’’ t a huge offer, however it can be captured quickly or scratch your cars and truck or other things you might lean up versus.

After coupling the other user examines with my own, I can securely state that aside from a couple of small unfavorable elements, the Kershaw Shallot is a fantastic knife to have on hand at all times.

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Originally published on: October 1, 2012 @ 3:45 AM

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