Manufacturer: Kershaw 1860
There is one tool that almost all professionals agree is an essential item to keep on your person: a quality Blade. Regardless if you are heading out for a weekend camping trip with the family, or working in an office that does not allow Concealed Carry, the right blade can make a world of difference. Enter Kershaw Knives… Kershaw Knives can handle everything from simply opening boxes to fending off a Grizzly bear; from cutting down brush for a shelter to intricate carvings; from field dressing your game to sitting in your collection case. Pick up a Kershaw Knife and pick up a tool for life.
The first thing you notice about the Piston is its cut good looks. Both blade and handle are dramatically sculpted for a look you won't see in just anybody's pocket.
And speaking of pockets, while the Piston is a larger knife, it won't put too much weight in your pocket. The key is the Piston's lightweight G-10 handle and Inset Liner Lock. G-10, an epoxy-filled woven glass fiber material, is extremely tough and stable all by itself. So there's no need to fully line the handle with steel plate to create a durable handle. That lightens the weight, as well as the thickness of the knife, considerably.
The Piston's blade is Sandvik 14C28N, a high-performance stainless steel that's tough, corrosion resistant, and hardened to 58-60 on the Rockwell Hardness Scale. The Piston offers our quad-carry options and even has a lanyard attachment. Don't see a hole in the handle? Exactly. There's a hidden lanyard attachment in the interior of the handle so nothing interrupts the Piston's chiseled look.
Specifications and Features:
Made in the USA
SpeedSafe assisted opening
Inset Liner Lock
Quad-carry (tip-up/tip-down; left/right) pocketclip
Steel: Sandvik 14C28N, satin finish
Handle: machined G-10
Blade length: 3.5"
Closed length: 5"
Overall length: 8.5"
Weight: 4 oz.