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Kershaw 3870 Amplitude 2.5 Folding Assisted 2.5" Satin Plain Blade, Stainless Steel Handles

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Part Number: KS3870
Manufacturer: Kershaw Knives
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Description
KS3870: 3870 Amplitude 2.5
Kershaw Knives
 
AMPLE STYLE & FUNCTION IN A SMALLER POCKETKNIFE

Kershaw and Todd Rexford have teamed up to bring you a smaller pocketknife with plenty of style: the Amplitude 2.5. As you might guess, the Amplitude 2.5 features a 2.5-inch blade. When closed, the knife is a compact 3.5 inches long.

The Amplitude 2.5’s blade is heat treated to Kershaw’s demanding specifications to bring out the very best qualities in the steel. A machine satin finish on the blade and cool, grey titanium carbo-nitride coating on the steel handle give the Amplitude 2.5 a sophisticated look. For easy carry, a left/right reversible pocketclip is included.

This no-nonsense smaller knife offers simple, clean lines, a drop-point blade, and a smooth all-steel handle. So that the Amplitude 2.5 is ready when needed, it can be opened one-handed thanks to SpeedSafe® assisted opening accessed with the handy, built-in flipper.

Easy to carry in pocket, briefcase, or backpack, the Amplitude packs a lot of style into a smaller package.
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.
  • Frame Lock - A portion of the handle (the knife frame) moves behind the blade to lock it into position during use. This is a safety feature of the knife.
  • 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
  • Flipper
  • SpeedSafe® assisted opening
  • Frame lock
  • Reversible pocketclip (left/right hand carry)
  • Designed by Todd Rexford
  • Blade Steel: 8Cr13MoV Stainless steel blade, satin finish
  • Handle Material: 410 Stainless Steel, titanium carbo-nitride coating
  • Blade length: 2.5" (6.4 cm)
  • Closed length: 3.5" (8.9 cm)
  • Weight: 2.6 oz. (73.7 g)
  • Made in China
Frame Lock
Frame Lock
Developed by Chris Reeve, it functions like a liner lock but the lock is comprised of one of the handle scales. It's an extremely strong and easy to manipulate lock.
Pocket Clip
Pocket Clip
Includes a pocket clip for easy accessibility and a more secure carry.
Steel Handles
Steel Handles
Stainless Steel knife handles provide strength and durability while using chromium oxide to create a rust-resistant barrier.
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Scott
texas
Jul 07, 2015
Pros: Ease of Opening, Blade Sharpness, Weight, Overall Quality
Cons: None
great little knife
this is the perfect size knife for EDC. its not too big, opens quick, and has zero blade play.overall great knife
5 out of 5
Pk
Alberta, Canada
Jan 27, 2015
Pros: Lock Ease of Use, Ease of Opening, Overall Quality
Cons: None
My Idea of a Good Every Day Carry/Use Pocket Knife
Well designed EDC pocket knife. Solid, nice size, useful blade shape, good choice of materials, good workmanship, snappy action, solid lock-up ... moderately easy to do maintenance when/if needed ... perhaps a bit heavy for some tastes, I'm okay with it.
4 out of 5
John
California
Dec 11, 2014
Pros: Overall Quality, Ease of Opening, Lock Ease of Use, Blade Material, None
Cons: Weight, Pocket Clip, Blade Sharpness
Kershaw 3870 Knife
Well made. Everything is tight and works properly. It was not as sharp as I have come to expect from a Kershaw knife. I have a number of Kershaw's and up to this one all arrived razor sharp. This one did not and required sharpening right away. The pocket clip is also very stiff and hard to use. Also, for a EDC pocketknife it's a bit on the heavy side although that is somewhat offset by having a pocket clip and not just loose in the pocket.
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