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Kershaw Junkyard Dog II Folding Knife 3-3/4" Composite Blade, G10 Handles - 1725CB

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Part Number: KS1725CB
Manufacturer: Kershaw Knives
Retail Price: $149.99
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KS1725CB: Junkyard Dog II Composite Blade - G10 Handle
Kershaw® Knives

2008 Composite Blade JYD II, Made in the USA, Designed by Tim Galyean.

The dog in the yard is the Kershaw Composite Junkyard Dog II, a key addition to the 2008 composite blade lineup. It features the rugged look of our popular Junkyard Dog knives, designed by Tim Galyean, but paired with our robust composite blade.

Watch Out. They Bite.

We don’t call them “Junkyard Dogs” for nothing. These knives have a big bark and a loud growl. Bold and built for heavy-duty use, they’re just exactly what knife enthusiasts have been howling for. They’re the made-in-the-USA Junkyard Dog II. They feature a fierce look and sturdy stainless-steel construction for heavy-duty performance each and every time.

The JYD II has light weight G-10 scales attached to a sturdy steel frame. The G-10 offers extremely high mechanical strength and top performance in both wet and dry conditions. Its good looks are enhanced by the JYD signature “riveted-steel” pattern, CNC-machined into the gray G-10. Its larger size is sure to appeal to knife users who want even more bite for their buck.

All the JYDs feature Kershaw’s Flipper opening system, a system so unique that it’s covered by one or more pending or issued US patents. The Flipper is a one-handed, ambidextrous index-finger opening system. The Flipper first builds up pressure, then moves the blade up and out of the handle when the index-finger protrusion is pushed on for easy deployment by either left-and right-handed knife users. A frame lock secures the blade in place, while a removable pocket clip keeps the JYD close at hand.

Even better, all the JYDs are value priced. And that great price is just one more reason they’re sure to appeal to a wide range of knife users who want a tough, versatile knife that’s built for strength and performance—and offers a doggone great look.
  • Steel......Sandvik 14C28N/CPM-D2 composite with copper accent
  • Handle...Textured black G-10
  • Lock.......Locking liner
  • Liner......410 stainless-steel
  • Blade......3-3/4 in. (9.8 cm)
  • Closed...4-7/8 in. (12.5 cm)
  • Weight...5.2 oz.
  • Made in USA

UPC Code: 087171172538

Pocket Clip
Pocket Clip
Includes a pocket clip for easy accessibility and a more secure carry.
Made in USA
Made in USA
This product is USA born and raised.
G10 Handles
G10 Handles
Formed in a sheet under high pressure by combining fiberglass and an epoxy resin binder. These handles are lightweight and shaped to ensure a solid grip.
4.750 (16 reviews)
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5 out of 5
Mar 21, 2008
Pros: Blade Material, Overall Quality, Ease of Opening, Handle Feel, Handle Material, Blade Sharpness
Cons: None
Extraordinary knife
The Junkyard Dog designed by Tim Galyean has been a favorite with many of our customers since its release. Kershaw has released a series of versions and this latest one is spectacular. The KS1725CB features their composite steel giving you the use of CMP-D2 very tough steel for the edge and a softer stainless steel for the rest of the blade for better corrosion resistance and to reduce the cost - plus a copper accent where the two steels come together! So, it works great, is not expensive and looks very cool. What’s not to like about this knife?
5 out of 5
Modesto, Ca
Oct 24, 2015
Pros: None
Cons: None
Even better than expected.
Pretty much everything you read in these comments is spot on. Although the pocket clip didn't bother me like it has some. I knew I would like the Junkyard Dog II, based on the pic's and research I had done, and man was I right. It is awesome! A beefy workhorse with perfect ergonomics and attractive lines. Great materials and innovation...just buy it. Well worth $95.00. Free shipping, and the knife showed up 3 days after I ordered it. Sent from Virginia to California that quickly with no shipping charge. Freakin awesome!! Good job Knife Center!
5 out of 5
yelm wa.
Sep 17, 2015
Pros: Blade Material, Blade Sharpness, Handle Feel, Weight, Ease of Opening
Cons: None
work knife
Love it. Well built.definitely worth the money. I use it every day. So far, I can't find any cons.
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