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Kershaw 1760 Skyline Flipper 3-1/8" Plain Blade, G10 Handles

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Part Number: KS1760
Manufacturer: Kershaw Knives
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Description
KS1760: 1760 Skyline
Kershaw Knives
 
SLIM, SHARP, AND SIMPLY MUST-HAVE

Even if you've never carried a knife with you every day, the Skyline just may convert you. Why? It's so lightweight, slim, and comfortable to carry that it takes away any excuse for not having the right answer when someone asks, "hey, has anybody got a knife?" With the Skyline, you'll always have the blade you need for everything from opening packages to slicing snacks.

The drop-point blade is versatile and offers good balance and a strong tip. The high-performance Sandvik 14C28N blade comes razor sharp and offers high wear and corrosion resistance. The profile of the Skyline is extra thin and it weighs in at just over two ounces making the Skyline a great choice for comfortable and discrete carry.

The deeply textured handle scales are G-10, barely add to the Skyline's weight, and provide for a secure grip. The handle design itself, with its deep index-finger contour, further enhances the Skyline's very secure grip. The Skyline opens manually with a built-in flipper. Just pull back on the flipper and add a slight wrist roll for quick and easy opening with left or right hand. A liner lock keeps the blade locked open for secure use.
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.
  • 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
  • Manual: There is no mechanical assist, such as SpeedSafe, used to open the folding knife. It opens the classic, old-school way.
  • Reversible: Pre-drilled holes in the handle enable the user to change either the tip position or the side on which the knife carries
Specifications
  • Blade length: 3-1/8" (7.9 cm)
  • Closed length: 4-1/4" (10.8 cm)
  • Overall length: 7-3/8" (18.7 cm)
  • Liner lock
  • Flipper & thumbstud
  • Reversible (tip-up/tip-down) pocket clip
  • Steel: Sandvik 14C28N, bead-blasted finish
  • Handle: Textured G-10
  • Weight: 2.5 oz.
  • Made in USA

UPC Code: 087171176000

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.
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.
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Nick The Enforcer
Illinois
Jan 07, 2015
Pros: Blade Sharpness, Handle Material, Handle Feel, Overall Quality, Pocket Clip, Ease of Opening, Weight, Lock Ease of Use, Blade Material
Cons: None
This is the knife other makers wish they had made first!
It is just enough knife for nearly every basic EDC need. I have bigger heftier blades/folders I carry but when I am carrying a firearm and dont need a hefty knife, dressed up or wearing light summer shorts this is just the ideal knife to carry.
5 out of 5
J Le Roux
South Africa
Sep 01, 2014
Pros: Blade Sharpness, Pocket Clip, Handle Feel, Handle Material, Blade Material, Weight, Ease of Opening, Overall Quality
Cons: None
Very light edc
One of the lightest well built knives i have ever seen an used great all round edc. Blade shape works well for every day task lock up is good and nice and early no blade play up and down or side to side feels great in hand and the blade just flys out when using the thumb stud almost looks like it is assisted opening. Great blade and a must have
5 out of 5
Flugzeit
Frankfurt, Germany
Mar 20, 2014
Pros: Overall Quality
Cons: None
Beautiful and uncompromised light use EDC
I bought this purely due to the universally good reviews the knife has received, and keeping in mind its purpose (a lightweight, unassuming, easy to carry, and value for money blade) it hits the mark, almost perfectly. I'll be honest, this is not the knife I will carry... I have no end of knives that live in my pocket and I bought the Skyline purely out of interest. However, for anyone looking for a great little EDC, then this is it. Here are a few brief reasons: - perfect overall size and balance - good non-tactical profile for everyday carry - very usable drop-point blade shape - no nonsense G10 handle scales - nice clip (and could be easily modded for more carry positions) - lightweight - I like the 14C28N steel, easy to sharpen and good edge retention - fantastic overall design and flips open easily, locking is solid, no blade movement and liner lock at about 50%. The blade studs are "blade stops" but can also be used for opening (although it is a little bit difficult to use them for primary deployment). I'm not a fan of bead blasted finishes and this would be my only negative, however, its perfectly in keeping with achieving a brilliantly conceived and executed knife at this quality and price. This was an international order and I've been very happy and impressed with the KnifeCenter. I actually opted to purchase the knife here (although it is available for a few bucks less in other places) because of the ease of ordering and payment (absolutely no problems for international customers). This is a huge plus, because its easy to complete transactions like this and I'm sick of all the complaints from other sellers who are hesitant to offer international orders (they just don't try or care). So thanks KnifeCenter! I already have three more items on order and I receive weekly emails about their status. Highly recommended!
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