Kershaw Knife Company

Written by Abby Luttrell
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The Kershaw Knife Company is a leading maker of hunting and pocket knives. Master knife maker Ken Onion has turned his innovative designs into success stories for the Kershaw Knife Company. From the economical "Vapor" to the top-of-the-line "Avalanche", Ken Onion's knives are becoming instant collectors' items.

Designs of Kershaw Knife Company Knives

The "Vapor" has a high tech look with a super smooth operation. It's made of AUS6A steel construction with a 410 stainless steel handle. It features one handed manual opening. The "Chive" is a slightly more expensive knife with a 420 high carbon stainless steel blade.

The "Scallion" is 20 percent larger than the "Chive." It's made of 420 high carbon, with a Polyamide handle. It features a Speed Safe torsion bar with a special lock-down feature. Closed, it measures 3 1/4 inches.

The "Avalanche" is a premier folding knife with a CPM-440V stainless steel blade with black trinitride coating and a thumb stud. It has a black G-10 handle and measures 4 3/8" closed with linerlock. The "Rocky Mountain Elk Fund" commemorative hunting knife features an etching of an elk on the handle. Portions of the proceeds from the sale of this knife go to the Rocky Mountain Elk Fund.

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