Kershaw launch 4

Discussion in 'Blades' started by Kershaw68, Apr 2, 2020.

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  1. Kershaw68

    Kershaw68 Improvise, adapt, overcome...

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    I picked up a Kershaw launch 4 recently because they look cool, and I'm a Kershaw fan. I was a little surprised at how small it is, especially in my big hand. After playing around with it and trying not to puncture myself for a few minutes, I noticed how difficult it was to mash the release. The button is very small and it kept sticking. I oiled it and it seems better, but not where i want to be. Anyone have one? I'm hoping over time it will loosen up.[​IMG]
     
  2. sodeepopkid

    sodeepopkid Distinguished Poster

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    No experience with that model. I owned and carried a Blur for several years before losing, misplacing, disappearance..... I loved the Blur and will get another eventually.
     
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  3. Ellis93

    Ellis93 Distinguished Poster MSGO Supporter

    I like my Kershaw knives.....but I won’t own the smaller offerings. A knife that you have to fumble with while using is just going to cut you......eventually. If it doesn’t fit my hand......I don’t buy it.
     
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  4. Kershaw68

    Kershaw68 Improvise, adapt, overcome...

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    I honestly didn't think it was as small as it is...but the more I handle it the easier it is, although it would be much better in a larger size...
     
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  5. Ellis93

    Ellis93 Distinguished Poster MSGO Supporter

    It’ll slick up before long......all of the spring actuated knives do. Spring will get a little weaker/broke in and the hinge will wear in. It’ll be butter before long.
     
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  6. Kershaw68

    Kershaw68 Improvise, adapt, overcome...

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    Yeah the spring is so tight now, its almost violent when the blade pops out...better hang on to her!
     
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  7. DEADEYE 1

    DEADEYE 1 Distinguished Poster MSGO Supporter

    I have one Kershaw assisted opening, flipper actuated. The knife has great steel. But with a small flipper and strong spring; that flipper sure hurts the last digit on the index finger of my right hand if I flip it more than a couple times. I blame the arthritis in my fingers. The knife is built to work and last for years. I have not used it on a deer yet but it would have no problem skinning a deer or two without re-sharpening the 4 inch blade.
     
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  8. Jhrtt

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    I love my Blur. I've carried mine for nearly 10 years. I even broke the tip off of the blade once and sent it back to Kershaw with $10 and they replaced the blade and sent it back to me.
     
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