JEEP LIFE AND THE GREAT OUTDOORS
"Not all those who wander are lost"
One of my favorite knives of all time is a Kershaw. Specifically the Kershaw Blur, which happens to still be in production in case you want to pick one up. My Blur has literally been to hell and back with me and although I am a guy that believes in taking care of my stuff, it's never failed me when I needed it...and that says something for the build.
Well, this weekend I added a new Kershaw to my pocket, and this thing is SEXY! It looks great and functions even better! Meet...The Launch 1. Kershaw's new automatic. Made right here in the USA the CPM154 blade is durable, strong, and sharp! The CPM154 powdered metallurgy blade steel has more uniform distribution of carbides. That process keeps it resistant to water and corrosion, and helps keep it sharp for a long time of use. Don't get me wrong, like everything else...take care of it if you want it to last.
I love the feel and finish of The Launch 1. There's a finish that Kershaw calls their BlackWash finish that gives the blade a tough, take on whatever life throws at it kind of look. The handle is an anodized aluminum that looks beautiful and feels good in the hand. The clip is a standard reversible left/right pocketclip, and the push button release sits low to make that "accidental" opening tough to do which makes this a perfect work orientated, daily carry!
Remember, laws vary from state to state so you may not be able to purchase one where you live. You can probably just double check your state's law by googling it, and feel free to write your local politicians and let them know how stupid it is if you can't buy one in your state.
The Kershaw Launch 1 is a beautiful, affordable daily carry that you can beat up, brush off, and know that it will be there for you ready to go when you need it again. Don't forget the best part...the Made In The USA label that we all should be looking for when we buy.
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