Kershaw LightyearThe Kershaw Lightyear is the latest release in their “Starter Series”. It’s a SpeedSafe Assisted flipper with a slim profile you can pick up for about $22.

The Lightyear features a 3.125” 4Cr14 spear point blade with a bead blast finish. It has a long slicing edge and a blade thickness of 0.106”. There’s jimping along the thumb ramp for a good grip when you choke up it.

The grippy glass-filled nylon (GFN) handles has recessed grooves which increase slip resistance on this linerlock. It has all black hardware and steel tube spacers. This knife comes with an ambidextrous, deep carry, tip-up pocket clip and . It has a handle length of 4.125” which is a full-sized EDC. It has a handle thickness of 0.52” and weighs about 2.5 ounces for a comfortable ride in your pocket.

Kershaw LightyearKershaw Lightyear Details

  • 4Cr14, Bead Blast Finish
  • 3.125” Spear Point
  • 0.106” Blade Thickness
  • SpeedSafe Assisted Flipper
  • Linerlock
  • GFN Handles
  • 0.52” Handle Thickness
  • Ambidextrous, Deep Carry, Tip-Up Pocket Clip
  • 2.5 Ounces
  • 4.125” Closed
  • 7.25” Overall

The Kershaw Lightyear is good knife with a fast action. You can pick one up for about $22. To get this knife click any link in the article or simply click the button below.

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