Pros: Lock Type, Blade Material, Handle Feel, Ease of Opening, Overall Quality, Weight, Lock Ease of Use, Blade Sharpness
Very nice addition
This is a very nice addition to the Kershaw line. The knife is pretty slim, just a hair thicker than the Leek. The blade is sharp, the assisted opening action is fast, and the handles feel far more secure in the hand than their traditional glass filled nylon. I wonder by the design if they're trying to mimic Spyderco's signature bi-directional pattern (which has an amazing grip when clutched in your hand). I have only owned this knife a short time but, my only issue with it would be a lack of jimping on the spine. They should really implement this on more of their knives to provide a secure grip, not just some of them. Also, the handle could be just a hair longer to provide a better feel in the hand. Oh, by the way, no blade play and the centering is very good.