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Kershaw 1620OL Scallion Assisted 2-1/4" Plain Blade, Olive Drab Aluminum Handles

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Part Number: KS1620OL
Manufacturer: Kershaw Knives
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Description
KS1620OL: 1620OL Scallion, Olive Drab
Kershaw Knives
 
THE POPULAR SCALLION—NOW IN OLIVE DRAB

The popular Scallion now comes in a handsome new color: olive drab. Like the rest of the Scallion family, it has 2 1/4-inch blade that makes it the ideal size for easy, lightweight pocket carry. Even so, the Scallion steps up to just about any task you'd ask it to do, from breaking down cardboard boxes to slicing an apple for a snack.

The blade is 420HC, a high-carbon stainless steel blade with good edge retention and excellent corrosion resistance. For an easy-to-maintain matte finish, the blade is bead-blasted. And as always, the Scallion comes equipped with SpeedSafe assisted opening. With SpeedSafe, you can open the blade one-handed. Just pull back on the ambidextrous blade protrusion or push on the thumbstud and the blade moves out of the handle, ready for use. To get that discrete olive drab color, we anodize the Scallion's aluminum handle scales so they will accept a dye to produce our scratch resistant, colorful handles. A locking steel liner secures the blade when open and is easy to close for storage.

A Tip-Lock builds in extra safety during transport. Just move the slider built into the handle to help guard against accidental opening. If you like a little color in your pocketknife, but want something a bit discrete, the olive drab Scallion may be for you.
Features
  • Flipper - May be used on either manual or assisted opening knives. The "flipper" is a protrusion on the back of the blade that the user can pull back on, or flip, in order to move the blade easily out of the handle.
  • SpeedSafe® - Assists you to open any SpeedSafe® knife quickly and easily with a manual push on the thumbstud or pull back on the flipper; built into many Kershaw best sellers.
  • Liner Lock - Locks the blade open during use; one side of the knife’s steel "liner," the steel plate to which the handle scales are attached, moves into position behind the blade to securely lock it open.
  • Single Position - The pocketclip is in a fixed position on the knife handle; usually it is positioned for tip-down, right-handed carry, though this may vary.
Specifications
  • SpeedSafe® assisted opening
  • Liner lock
  • Single-position pocketclip
  • Steel: 420HC, bead-blasted finish
  • Handle: 6060-T6 anodized aluminum
  • Blade length: 2 1/4 in. (5.8 cm)
  • Closed length: 3 1/2 in. (8.4 cm)
  • Overall length: 5 3/4 in. (14.6 cm)
  • Weight: 2.3 oz.
  • Made in USA

UPC Code: 087171035192

Made in USA
Made in USA
This product is USA born and raised.
Pocket Clip
Pocket Clip
Includes a pocket clip for easy accessibility and a more secure carry.
Aluminum Handles
Aluminum Handles
A solid, lightweight material that can be molded, textured or anodized to provide better grip under extreme conditions.
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Chance G
Bitterroot Range, Montana
Nov 27, 2014
Pros: Blade Sharpness, Lock Type, Handle Material, Overall Quality, Pocket Clip, Ease of Opening, Handle Feel, Weight, Lock Ease of Use, Blade Material
Cons: None
Super Great Carry for Everyday
I live in northwestern Montana. I carry this knife everyday for a using blade. From cutting hay twine to gutting a deer, ear notching livestock to castrating calves, This knife is extremely useful. I have the plain blade, no serrations, as the serrated edge is likely to eat up finger skin for delicate work and I carry a multi-tool as well. Several strops on the crock sticks and it is shaving sharp.` When roping or team roping I carry a fully serrated blade but all other times I carry this knife. Vest pocket.....Perfect fit...Jacket chest pocket clips right in. Mine is AUS 08 steel, older model and still going strong. I have lost several of the smaller scale retaining screws over time and need to get replacements with a bit to fit; or, return the knife to Kershaw for a refurbishing, however, i don't want to use a different blade in the meanwhile. At the price I should have a couple on hand.
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