Kershaw Starter Assisted Opening Flipper Knife (3.4" BlackWash) 1301BW

MSRP: $29.99
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Item #BHQ-21531

Specifications

  • Overall Length:8.00"
  • Blade Length:3.40"
  • Blade Thickness:0.11"
  • Blade Material:3Cr13
  • Blade Style:Drop Point
  • Blade Grind:Hollow
  • Finish:Acid Stonewash
  • Edge Type:Plain
  • Handle Length:4.60"
  • Handle Thickness:0.49"
  • Handle Material:Stainless Steel
  • Color:Gray
  • Weight:6.40 oz.
  • User:Right Hand
  • Pocket Clip:Tip-Down
  • Knife Type:Spring Assisted
  • Opener:Flipper, Thumb Stud
  • Lock Type:Frame Lock
  • Brand:Kershaw
  • Model:Starter
  • Model Number:1301BW
  • Country of Origin:China
  • Best Use:Everyday Carry
  • Product Type:Knife
Description

Description

The Starter is a tactical folder with amazing looks. It features a BlackWash finished blade and handle, which not only gives it a worn-in look, it also provides an extra measure of protection for the metal. Kershaw's Starter is equipped with SpeedSafeŽ assisted opening for fast and easy one-handed opening. It opens neatly with the built-in flipper or thumbstud. A sturdy frame lock safely secures the blade open during use, and then closes easily for storage or carry. Includes a deep-carry pocket clip.

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Amazing! Just what I have been looking for!
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Justin J.
10-10-2015
The knife is much, much cheaper than Benchmade or Microtech, but it does just as well as one. When I bought this knife, I didn't expect too much, simply a knife that would look slightly interesting and that I could use for about a year. It quickly became my knife collection's crown jewel because the metal is very easy to take care of, the spring assist is the best I have in my entire collection, and the handle is extremely durable and comfortable. The spring assist has been working exceptionally for me, and I haven't had to do maintenance on it at all. If you want an amazing knife for a good price, I highly recommend this knife.
Good for show and minimal use
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Richard W.
09-08-2015
I got this knife solely for looks. It's very heavy in the hand, but It just looks awesome on my shelf. I haven't used this knife for any regular or serious tasks, so don't get upset with me if it doesn't perform well.
It's ok, but not for edc
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Justin Z.
03-10-2015
For the price, this is a pretty decent knife. The assisted mechanism broke really quickly for some reason. I was flicking it out a lot the first few days I had it, so maybe that was the problem. The knife got all jammed with the broken spring, but after I got it out it worked great as a manual folder. The detent is pretty good and for some reason it the pivot is really smooth. It's a nice knife to just flick open and closed absentmindedly.

I wouldn't recommend this as an edc really. It's really heavy and has a lot of blade play. I would only carry this if I knew I would be doing some harsh cutting that day, like cutting tape on concrete. Other than that, stick with something a little better for edc.