Kershaw G10 Offset Assisted Opening Knife 1597G10 NEW in Box - Discontinued

KERSHAW 1597G10 G-10 OFFSET FOLDING KNIFE - Manufactured through state-of-the-art Metal Injection Molding (MIM) and hot isostatic pressing, the Offset's blade offers two bevel geometries, hollow and flat. This provides incredibly versatile cutting power for a wide variety of situations.

Advanced Technology For Extreme Function
There are some very good reasons why Blade Magazine recognized the Offset as the 2005 Knife of the Year. First and foremost is the Offset's rugged and uniquely complex blade geometry.

Here's how the process works:

A blade mold is created and filled with a combination of powdered metal and binder. When it comes out of the mold, the blade is 20% larger than its finished size. The next stage of the process, sintering, removes the binder.

Once it is sintered, the blade has reached its finished size and is at a density of 94%. Finally the blade is HIPed under extreme pressure, approximately 32,000 psi, to increase the metal density to 99.7%. For extra durability and good looks, Kershaw adds a grey Chromium Nitride blade coating. The second reason the Offset wins acclaim is its special "Double Pumper" SpeedSafe configuration. This is the SpeedSafe assisted opening system - plus. The Double Pumper features two torsion bars in order to ensure easy assisted opening for folding knives with
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