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Smith & Wesson Extreme Ops Karambit 3" Bead Blast Blade, Black G10 Handles - SWCK33

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Part Number: SWCK33
Manufacturer: Smith & Wesson Knives
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Smith & Wesson Karambit. 5-3/8" closed liner lock. Bead blast stainless slashing blade with ambidextrous thumb studs. Black G10 handles with index finger ring. Stainless pocket clip. Tip-down pocket clip. 3" blade. 7.9" overall. Weight: 6.1 oz. Made in China.
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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Onyx
Omaha, NE
Nov 28, 2014
Pros: Ease of Opening, Overall Quality, Lock Type
Cons: None
Solid knife
It's a well put together knife and very effective as a tactical tool. The cost of the knife hints to the materials to put it together are mid grade. Obviously there are much more expensive folders out there, that being said, it doesn't mean it's a poor quality knife. It's designed well and can take and keep an edge about average.
5 out of 5
G
Denver
Nov 17, 2014
Pros: None
Cons: None
S&W Karambit
Almost made a Freudian slip and put down S&M Karambit. lol Now that would be a nasty encounter and hard to explain. No obviously this is the S&W (Smith and Wesson) version of a combat Karambit. I was shopping for a quality Karambit and read many reviews, but looking at the varying costs I wasn't sure which to get. Anyway I had put in an order on several other items and threw the S&W in the mix. $15 bucks. About the knife. I was pleasantly surprised. It's solidly made. It's very easy to open and locks solidly in place with no looseness anywhere. The grip feel upright is very good, but Karambit's intended use is for a down blade cutting action. In that case the grip feel is excellent. The blade is very sharp and is an 1/8" wide on the back spine. Good enough to cut with. Can just as easily be used for camping and utility work. Remember, it's only $15. Since this purchase, I was able to pick up an Emerson for almost 1/2. Lucky day. If you're really serious about self defense/ combat situations, I highly recommend you spring for an Emerson. You'll know how serious you are when you see the price.
4 out of 5
Satokad
Upper Midwest
Sep 15, 2014
Pros: Ease of Opening, Overall Quality, Handle Feel, Weight, Lock Ease of Use, None
Cons: Weight
Good Solid Karambit
Good, solid Karambit. It is a little on the large side, and it is hefty (I put weight as both a pro and a con as the knife feels heavy but it does give it a solid feel as if it would take a lot of hard use). I find it's a little too big and heavy for EDC. The blade is sharp out of the box, so I wonder if the blade issue is on a case-by-case basis. Lock-up is tight, and it is built like a tank. Overall a good knife but if you're looking for a nice, light EDC, you might wish to look at some of the other ones.
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