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Kershaw 3850 Swerve Assisted Flipper 3" Stonewashed Plain Blade, Black FRN Handles

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Part #: KS3850 | Kershaw Knives
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KS3850: 3850 Swerve
Kershaw Knives

You’re going to like this one. It’s designed to be a right-sized, tough, every day carrying and work knife.

The extra-wide, drop-point blade offers excellent slicing and will handle just about any other kind of cutting task as well. 8Cr13MoV stainless steel makes the blade sturdy and offers good edge-holding capabilities. Unusual jimping on the blade back adds style without being so aggressive that your thumb complains. A stonewashed finish hides scratches.

For a good grip, the Swerve has a contoured handle that "swerves" slightly to fit comfortably in the hand. Kershaw’s exclusive K-Texture™ on the handle enhances grip. The Swerve opens one-handed with SpeedSafe with either flipper or thumbstud. For convenient carrying, it also has a reversible, deep-carry clip.
  • Flipper - May be used on either manual or assisted opening knives. The "flipper" is a protrusion on the back of the blade that the user can pull back on, or flip, in order to move the blade easily out of the handle.
  • SpeedSafe® - Assists you to open any SpeedSafe® knife quickly and easily with a manual push on the thumbstud or pull back on the flipper; built into many Kershaw best sellers.
  • Liner Lock - Locks the blade open during use; one side of the knife’s steel "liner," the steel plate to which the handle scales are attached, moves into position behind the blade to securely lock it open.
  • Reversible - Pre-drilled holes in the handle enable the user to change either the tip position or the side on which the knife carries.
  • Liner lock
  • Thumbstud
  • Reversible pocketclip
  • Steel: 8CR13MOV, bead-blasted finish
  • Handle: 3D-machined FRN
  • Blade length: 3 in. (7.6 cm)
  • Closed length: 4 1/4 in. (10.8 cm)
  • Overall Length: 7 1/4 in. (18.4 cm)
  • Weight: 4.8 oz.
  • Made in China

UPC Code: 087171034966

Zytel Handles
Zytel Handles
A nylon polymer that is lightweight and extremely durable, Zytel can be shaped and textured to provide excellent grip.
Pocket Clip
Pocket Clip
Includes a pocket clip for easy accessibility and a more secure carry.
8CR13 Stainless Steel
8CR13 Stainless Steel
Considered a value steel, 8Cr13 steel provides adequate corrosion resistance but with slightly more carbon than AUS-8, it will sharpen up and hold an edge better.
Kershaw 3850 Swerve Assisted Flipper 3" Stonewashed Plain Blade, Black FRN Handles4.333 (6 reviews)
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Kershaw 3850 Swerve Assisted Flipper 3" Stonewashed Plain Blade, Black FRN Handles
3 out of 5
Dayton Ohio
Dec 12, 2016
Pros: None
Cons: Ease of Opening
My initial impression is that this is an ok knife, but not great. The assisted opening spring does not have enough force to open the blade all the way. I lubricated the mechanism and it got a little better. I have not put this knife to use yet so I can't speak to blade quality.
Kershaw 3850 Swerve Assisted Flipper 3" Stonewashed Plain Blade, Black FRN Handles
4 out of 5
Richard F
North Little Rock Ar.
Jul 28, 2016
Pros: Blade Material, Lock Type, Overall Quality, Handle Material, Lock Ease of Use, Handle Feel, Ease of Opening, Blade Sharpness
Cons: Sheath, Pocket Clip, Weight, None
Head turner
I love the assisted opening! It sounds like racking a pump shotgun. People think you've got a switch blade.It's fast. The fat blade is great for splitting wood. Lots of blade to hammer. The blade metal is perfect. Hard to dull, but easy to sharpen. The handle is comfortable and safe. The ergonomics as far as the angle of the blade in relation to the handle is easy on the wrist. For me the size makes it a great whatever you need to do knife.
Kershaw 3850 Swerve Assisted Flipper 3" Stonewashed Plain Blade, Black FRN Handles
4 out of 5
Dec 09, 2014
Pros: Lock Ease of Use, Handle Feel, Ease of Opening
Cons: Pocket Clip, Blade Sharpness, None
Great knife/ no pocket clip screw
This being my entrance into knife EDC, I like the Kershaw Swerve a lot.. My only complaint is that my knife was shipped without a pocket clip screw.. Other than the no pocket clip screw my experience has been very good...
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