For over a decade the Ken Onion designed Kershaw Blur has been a highly recognized as a staple in the knife world. Kershaw now offers this timeless design with a razor sharp, plain edge Damascus blade and black anodized handle.
Brand new, direct from Kershaw, USA.
Blade: The Blur comes standard with a high saber ground, drop point recurve blade that works well for a variety of tasks. Kershaw is offering this classic Ken Onion design in their Damascus steel that delivers a striking visual appeal with balanced performance for collectors and users alike. The blade quickly springs into action thanks to patented SpeedSafe technology which deploys via angled thumb studs and lends itself to a variety of cutting tasks.
Handle: Black anodized aluminum scales are equipped with high traction black Trac-Tec inserts making it a great choice for slick conditions or use while wearing gloves. A clean, contoured design with minimal jimping and a neutral design offers comfort for everyday use and carry. Dual, inset stainless steel liners support the scales and house the SpeedSafe assisted mechanism while one liner forms the locking mechanism for smooth reliable operation.
Carries via a reversible, right hand only, stainless steel pocket clip.
Alabama Damascus: A high quality, carbon steel Damascus, Alabama Damascus is typically 416 layers of 4 different types of steel including:(4) layers 5160 spring steel, (3) layers 203E low carbon high impact High nickel mild steel alloy, (3) layers 52100 ball bearing steel and (3) layers 15N20 band saw blade material. 13 layers of the 4 types of steel are then forge welded and folded 5 times to achieve 416 layers. Cutting performance will be similar to the carbon steels mentioned above. Care is required to prevent corrosion.