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Kershaw Launch 8 Stiletto Automatic Knife Gray/CF (3.5" Stonewash) 7150

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MSRP: $159.99
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Item #BHQ-94067

Specifications

  • Overall Length:8.25"
  • Blade Length:3.50"
  • Cutting Edge:3.375"
  • Blade Width:0.75"
  • Blade Thickness:0.11"
  • Blade Material:CPM-154
  • Blade Style:Spear Point
  • Blade Grind:Flat
  • Finish:Stonewash
  • Edge Type:Plain
  • Handle Length:4.75"
  • Handle Width:0.79"
  • Handle Thickness:0.49"
  • Handle Material:Aluminum, Carbon Fiber
  • Color:Black, Gray
  • Weight:2.40 oz.
  • User:Right Hand, Left Hand
  • Pocket Clip:Tip-Up
  • Knife Type:Automatic
  • Opener:Push Button
  • Lock Type:Plunge Lock
  • Brand:Kershaw
  • Model:Launch 8
  • Model Number:7150
  • Designer:Matt Diskin
  • Country of Origin:USA
  • Best Use:Everyday Carry
  • Product Type:Knife
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Specifications

  • Overall Length:8.25"
  • Blade Length:3.50"
  • Cutting Edge:3.375"
  • Blade Width:0.75"
  • Blade Thickness:0.11"
  • Blade Material:CPM-154
  • Blade Style:Spear Point
  • Blade Grind:Flat
  • Finish:Stonewash
  • Edge Type:Plain
  • Handle Length:4.75"
  • Handle Width:0.79"
  • Handle Thickness:0.49"
  • Handle Material:Aluminum, Carbon Fiber
  • Color:Black, Gray
  • Weight:2.40 oz.
  • User:Right Hand, Left Hand
  • Pocket Clip:Tip-Up
  • Knife Type:Automatic
  • Opener:Push Button
  • Lock Type:Plunge Lock
  • Brand:Kershaw
  • Model:Launch 8
  • Model Number:7150
  • Designer:Matt Diskin
  • Country of Origin:USA
  • Best Use:Everyday Carry
  • Product Type:Knife
Description

Description

The Kershaw Launch 8 takes its design from the classic Italian stilettos of old. The pivot is set below the carbon fiber insert to give the Launch 8 a clean, classic look. With modern knife materials, such as carbon fiber and aluminum, this lightweight automatic is sure to enthrall old and new collectors alike. It includes a tip-up pocket clip for both left and right hand carry.

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Reviews

Customer Reviews

Spectacular with a suit!
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Chris A.
11-27-2019
This knife is less than half the weight I expected, has a super snappy action, and came extremely sharp.

Worth the purchase if you can carry an auto and don't do "hard use" tasks, the super fine tip pierces like a dream but would not last long in a rough atmosphere.

The knife fits well in the suit pocket and the grey handle with black clip blend in nicely. This one has displaced several high quality knives just from the cool factor alone!
Launch 8
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Chris R.
10-10-2019
Excellent tool for opening letters & such!
Simply Awesome!
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Channing A.
09-30-2019
This Kershaw not only looks fantastic, operates so smoothly, but this must be one of the best values in the auto knife market.

The weight makes it feel very snappy to open but I guarantee it will put a smile of your face and you will show all of your friends!

This is a must buy under $100.
Nice knife, favorite of the launch series
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andrew b.
08-15-2019
This knife slings open so smoothly and fast, it is fun to just sit there and open and close it while you are doing some thinking or just killing time. I like it over my launch 6. The knife is really thin and not wide which actually gives it poor ergonomics but this is also what makes this knife so fun. So you are basically making a trade off. The blade is a bit heavy compared to the frame and with the balance it has, it just gives it a real awesome auto assist. Wish they made a Damascus blade with a carbon fiber handle because that would take the cake.
One of my favorite Launch knives
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Kim A.
08-09-2019
This knife really surprised me! It has become one of my favorite EDC knives. It's sleek, comfortable in your pocket, and feels really good in your hand. I love the carbon inlay, and the stiletto look! The groove in the handle give it an extra grip in the hand. Definitely will purchase another.
Great auto. Good edc?
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Renae B.
08-05-2019
Yes it is a great auto edc. Extremely snappy, a satisfying meaty thwack as it opens. The tip is very acute, I know some like thick tips but I don't, I like very fine needle tips for actual knife work and this one is great. Excellent at any price and beyond awesome for the money.
Kershaw Launch 8
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Frederick L.
07-29-2019
I pre ordered and really anticipated delivery of this knife. I like it but it isn't
an EDC in the practical since.
Very well made as for mechanics and operation, however the blade design
makes it more of a collector/display piece
due to the extremely tapered point which
is so sharp and thin that it won't stand up to rough treatment.


Love the esthetics of the design and the
quality of materials for the price.
Just Awesome
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Charles R.
07-26-2019
For the price and US made my favorite of ALL my Autos
Collection piece
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Bryan W.
07-26-2019
First off, the knife is extremely well made. It locks up as tight as any of my Pro Techs. This is my first Kershaw auto and I have to say its quality fit and finish make it a real value, impressive.

The only reason I did not give it 5 stars is that its so impractical. I have a godfather that has never been carried because its only true function is stabbing someone, not my thing. This one looked really cool and because of the price (thinkng lower quality thick blade) it appeared it could be an EDC, not really. The point is so sharp and delicate using it could only misshape it. Because of it's beauty, I don't want to wreck it.

Cool knife, but would not buy again. Probably should have learned from the God Father.
Sleek design
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Charles M.
07-03-2019
This knife is very sleek. Its thin and light. The carbon fiber insert adds to the overall finish perfectly. The handle is a bluish-grey color. The blade is very sharp and the tip is extremely pointy. The handle fits well in my hand with a confident grip.

I've been carrying this a few days now, and have enjoyed using it on light tasks. It feels delicate, and as a result, I don't want to use it as an EDC blade.
Nice fit and finish
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henry b.
06-29-2019
I wish Kershaw would have made the knife a little larger. A 4 inch blade would have been perfect. The fit and finish was very good but the knife is just to small to give it 5 stars. The Kershaw Launch 1 and 5 are my favorite Kershaw knives.
Lightweight Snapper
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Chad H.
05-30-2019
1st impression was how lightweight it is. 2nd big mention is the snappiness. You can tell a lot of design went into this after the first time you open it. No heavy jolt on opening either. Great addition to a USA made Kershaw collection. The other reviews are right on point.
super snappy
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damen b.
04-18-2019
great knife, super snappy and very sharp. i wouldnt use this for any hard use task as the blade is thinner than any other in the launch series. the handle almost has a blueish purple tint. not an edc but a great knife overall.
Best Kershaw Auto Yet!
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David M.
04-13-2019
Got mine today. So light it's unbelievable. It is way snappier than any other of the Launch's. The tip is really pointy. Love it, if you don't have one order today! Must have knife.
Classy Sticker
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Jay M.
04-09-2019
Feels great in the hand and opens with authority. Just a great looking knife. My favorite auto from the Kershaw line.
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Description
Specifications
Reviews

Description

The Kershaw Launch 8 takes its design from the classic Italian stilettos of old. The pivot is set below the carbon fiber insert to give the Launch 8 a clean, classic look. With modern knife materials, such as carbon fiber and aluminum, this lightweight automatic is sure to enthrall old and new collectors alike. It includes a tip-up pocket clip for both left and right hand carry.

Read More
Show Less

Specifications

  • Overall Length:8.25"
  • Blade Length:3.50"
  • Cutting Edge:3.375"
  • Blade Width:0.75"
  • Blade Thickness:0.11"
  • Blade Material:CPM-154
  • Blade Style:Spear Point
  • Blade Grind:Flat
  • Finish:Stonewash
  • Edge Type:Plain
  • Handle Length:4.75"
  • Handle Width:0.79"
  • Handle Thickness:0.49"
  • Handle Material:Aluminum, Carbon Fiber
  • Color:Black, Gray
  • Weight:2.40 oz.
  • User:Right Hand, Left Hand
  • Pocket Clip:Tip-Up
  • Knife Type:Automatic
  • Opener:Push Button
  • Lock Type:Plunge Lock
  • Brand:Kershaw
  • Model:Launch 8
  • Model Number:7150
  • Designer:Matt Diskin
  • Country of Origin:USA
  • Best Use:Everyday Carry
  • Product Type:Knife

Customer Reviews

Spectacular with a suit!
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Chris A.
11-27-2019
This knife is less than half the weight I expected, has a super snappy action, and came extremely sharp.

Worth the purchase if you can carry an auto and don't do "hard use" tasks, the super fine tip pierces like a dream but would not last long in a rough atmosphere.

The knife fits well in the suit pocket and the grey handle with black clip blend in nicely. This one has displaced several high quality knives just from the cool factor alone!
Launch 8
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Chris R.
10-10-2019
Excellent tool for opening letters & such!
Simply Awesome!
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Channing A.
09-30-2019
This Kershaw not only looks fantastic, operates so smoothly, but this must be one of the best values in the auto knife market.

The weight makes it feel very snappy to open but I guarantee it will put a smile of your face and you will show all of your friends!

This is a must buy under $100.
Nice knife, favorite of the launch series
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andrew b.
08-15-2019
This knife slings open so smoothly and fast, it is fun to just sit there and open and close it while you are doing some thinking or just killing time. I like it over my launch 6. The knife is really thin and not wide which actually gives it poor ergonomics but this is also what makes this knife so fun. So you are basically making a trade off. The blade is a bit heavy compared to the frame and with the balance it has, it just gives it a real awesome auto assist. Wish they made a Damascus blade with a carbon fiber handle because that would take the cake.
One of my favorite Launch knives
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Kim A.
08-09-2019
This knife really surprised me! It has become one of my favorite EDC knives. It's sleek, comfortable in your pocket, and feels really good in your hand. I love the carbon inlay, and the stiletto look! The groove in the handle give it an extra grip in the hand. Definitely will purchase another.
Great auto. Good edc?
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Renae B.
08-05-2019
Yes it is a great auto edc. Extremely snappy, a satisfying meaty thwack as it opens. The tip is very acute, I know some like thick tips but I don't, I like very fine needle tips for actual knife work and this one is great. Excellent at any price and beyond awesome for the money.
Kershaw Launch 8
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Frederick L.
07-29-2019
I pre ordered and really anticipated delivery of this knife. I like it but it isn't
an EDC in the practical since.
Very well made as for mechanics and operation, however the blade design
makes it more of a collector/display piece
due to the extremely tapered point which
is so sharp and thin that it won't stand up to rough treatment.


Love the esthetics of the design and the
quality of materials for the price.
Just Awesome
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SSSSS
Charles R.
07-26-2019
For the price and US made my favorite of ALL my Autos
Collection piece
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SSSSS
Bryan W.
07-26-2019
First off, the knife is extremely well made. It locks up as tight as any of my Pro Techs. This is my first Kershaw auto and I have to say its quality fit and finish make it a real value, impressive.

The only reason I did not give it 5 stars is that its so impractical. I have a godfather that has never been carried because its only true function is stabbing someone, not my thing. This one looked really cool and because of the price (thinkng lower quality thick blade) it appeared it could be an EDC, not really. The point is so sharp and delicate using it could only misshape it. Because of it's beauty, I don't want to wreck it.

Cool knife, but would not buy again. Probably should have learned from the God Father.
Sleek design
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Charles M.
07-03-2019
This knife is very sleek. Its thin and light. The carbon fiber insert adds to the overall finish perfectly. The handle is a bluish-grey color. The blade is very sharp and the tip is extremely pointy. The handle fits well in my hand with a confident grip.

I've been carrying this a few days now, and have enjoyed using it on light tasks. It feels delicate, and as a result, I don't want to use it as an EDC blade.
Nice fit and finish
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henry b.
06-29-2019
I wish Kershaw would have made the knife a little larger. A 4 inch blade would have been perfect. The fit and finish was very good but the knife is just to small to give it 5 stars. The Kershaw Launch 1 and 5 are my favorite Kershaw knives.
Lightweight Snapper
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Chad H.
05-30-2019
1st impression was how lightweight it is. 2nd big mention is the snappiness. You can tell a lot of design went into this after the first time you open it. No heavy jolt on opening either. Great addition to a USA made Kershaw collection. The other reviews are right on point.
super snappy
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damen b.
04-18-2019
great knife, super snappy and very sharp. i wouldnt use this for any hard use task as the blade is thinner than any other in the launch series. the handle almost has a blueish purple tint. not an edc but a great knife overall.
Best Kershaw Auto Yet!
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David M.
04-13-2019
Got mine today. So light it's unbelievable. It is way snappier than any other of the Launch's. The tip is really pointy. Love it, if you don't have one order today! Must have knife.
Classy Sticker
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Jay M.
04-09-2019
Feels great in the hand and opens with authority. Just a great looking knife. My favorite auto from the Kershaw line.
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