Kershaw Tension Liner Lock Knife Black G-10 (3.1" Satin)

  • Textured G-10 handle scales offer a high performance grip.
  • 3-way reversible pocket clip left or right side pocket carry.
  • 8CR13MOV stainless steel blade provides excellent sharpness and corrosion resistance.


Pick up a solid EDC companion with the Kershaw Tension folding knife. This simple, effective folder is built with a black G-10 handle and a satin finished clip point blade. The blade opens ambidextrously with dual thumb stud openers. Item includes a stainless steel pocket clip.

Item #BHQ-100763
MSRP: $19.95
Our Price: $14.95
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  • Overall Length: 7.625"
  • Blade Length: 3.125"
  • Cutting Edge: 3.125"
  • Blade Width: 1.25"
  • Blade Thickness: 0.11"
  • Blade Material: 8Cr13MoV
  • Blade Style: Clip Point
  • Blade Grind: Hollow
  • Finish: Satin
  • Edge Type: Plain
  • Handle Length: 4.375"
  • Handle Width: 1.25"
  • Handle Thickness: 0.54"
  • Handle Material: G-10
  • Color: Black
  • Frame/Liner: Steel
  • Weight: 5.41 oz.
  • User: Right Hand, Left Hand
  • Pocket Clip: Tip-Up, Tip-Down
  • Knife Type: Manual
  • Opener: Flipper
  • Lock Type: Liner Lock
  • Brand: Kershaw
  • Model: Tension
  • Model Number: 1490X
  • Country of Origin: China
  • Best Use: Everyday Carry
  • Product Type: Knife

Customer Reviews

Sometimes Cheap Isn't Cheap
Andrew S. on Jan 24, 2022

I've had this Kershaw (KAI) 1490X for about 6 months now. I must say this is my favorite of all of the budget knives I own. The shape is beautiful, the construction is beefy and the G-10 pattern gives me a perfect grip surface. This is a knife that makes me think, sometimes "cheap" isn't cheap.

Fantastic buy
Dennis M. on Jan 26, 2021

Picked one of these up from BladeHQ last year. This has been in my regular carry rotation for a year, and its been a fantastic knife. Good weight, solid blade. and love the grip. Price is the best part of this knife. Must add for any EDC collection.

Dan W. on Jan 24, 2020

Long-term fan of Kershaw low-cost knives. This one is a champ. Sharp out of the box; great deployment response; comfortable grip; great edc size. Good knife!

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