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Columbia River CRKT K480KKS Ken Onion Shenanigan Z Flipper Knife 3.25" Bead Blast Combo Blade, Zytel Handles

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Part #: CRK480KKS | Columbia River (CRKT)
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Description
CRK480KKS: K480KKS Shenanigan Z
CRKT
 
We asked Ken Onion, Hawaiian custom knife maker, designer, inventor and member of the Blade Magazine Hall of Fame, to give us his ideas for a no-nonsense line of sport and work folders. Our goal was to offer great utility and quality in a rugged high-value locking liner folder. 

Ken came up with a work knife version featuring an almost indestructible glass filled nylon frame that we call the Shenanigan Z. Even though Ken is known for his assisted opening folders, in this case, the combination of the open-build frame, blade flipper, and lubrous washers and bronze bushings at the pivot allow for fast one hand opening in an exceptional knife. All models feature 3.25" long blades with a classic Ken Onion profile. 

There is a modified drop point with a slight recurve and a swedged top edge. The stainless steel liner lock is a strip lock, inset into one handle to save weight. This makes for a knife that is exceptionally strong, lightweight and comfortable. 

Shenanigan Z offers our workhorse AUS 8 blade steel in a bead-blast finish, plus a frame of tough, glass filled nylon. This is a rugged, value-priced knife that can be used daily on the job. It is one that will take the worst abuse from impacts, abrasion, and solvents and still look good. The combination of contoured handle, index finger notch and checkered grip pattern make the Shenanigan models very friendly to the hands. 

Both models come with a thoughtfully designed custom stainless steel pocket/gear clip with a black corrosion-resistant coating. 

Ken Onion isn't playing any tricks here. CRKT is pulling the Shenanigans.
Specifications
  • Dimensions
    • Open Overall Length: 8.25 inches
    • Closed Length: 4.875 inches
    • Weight: 4.1 ounces
  • Blade
    • Length: 3.25 inches
    • Thickness: 0.119 inches
    • Material: AUS 8
    • Blade-HRC: 58-59
    • Finish: Bead-Blast
    • Grind: Hollow
    • Style: Modified Drop Point
  • Handle
    • Material: Glass Filled Nylon
    • Liner: 420J2
  • Lock
    • Type: Locking Liner
  • Carry
    • Carry System: 1 Position Clip
  • Features
    • Flipper: Yes
  • Made in Taiwan

UPC Code: 794023948011

Pocket Clip
Pocket Clip
Includes a pocket clip for easy accessibility and a more secure carry.
Zytel Handles
Zytel Handles
A nylon polymer that is lightweight and extremely durable, Zytel can be shaped and textured to provide excellent grip.
Columbia River CRKT K480KKS Ken Onion Shenanigan Z Flipper Knife 3.25" Bead Blast Combo Blade, Zytel Handles4.667 (9 reviews)
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Columbia River CRKT K480KKS Ken Onion Shenanigan Z Flipper Knife 3.25" Bead Blast Combo Blade, Zytel Handles
2 out of 5
Alaska
Pros: Pocket Clip, Handle Material, Blade Sharpness
Cons: Blade Material, Overall Quality, None
Great feeling knife, but rusts fast
I have owned my knife for two months and use it as an EDC. I've owned multiple CRKT (and other brands) sometimes for many years and never had problems till I lost them, haha. This is my first pocket knife to ever have problems with rust. I'm already experiencing oxidation stains and discoloration on both sides of the blade throughout the whole length. Very disappointed in CRKT for this one.
Columbia River CRKT K480KKS Ken Onion Shenanigan Z Flipper Knife 3.25" Bead Blast Combo Blade, Zytel Handles
5 out of 5
Illinois
Pros: Ease of Opening, Pocket Clip, Blade Sharpness
Cons: None
there's no Shenanigans here.
A little big for EDC but, it's 2 weeks now and I'm getting use to it. It's also opening better with use.
Columbia River CRKT K480KKS Ken Onion Shenanigan Z Flipper Knife 3.25" Bead Blast Combo Blade, Zytel Handles
5 out of 5
ny
Pros: Ease of Opening, Handle Feel, Weight, Lock Ease of Use
Cons: Sheath, None
A great knife
Love it very sharp very hand knife don't leave home without it would recommend it
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