Kershaw Lateral Black FRN Handle Stonewashed Drop Point Assisted Flipper 1645

Model: KS-1645
Manufacturer: Kershaw
Retail: $62.99
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  • Hollow Ground Stonewashed Drop Point Blade
  • Corrosion Resistant 8Cr13MoV Blade Steel
  • Textured Durable Black FRN Scales
  • Snappy Assisted Flipper Action
  • Deep Carry Pocket Clip


An excellent choice for an assisted folder on a budget, the Kershaw Lateral brings together value and performance. A hollow-ground drop-point blade made of tough and corrosion-resistant 8Cr13MoV provides excellent cutting versatility and toughness while remaining affordable. Kershaw's dependable assisted action is a cornerstone of the brand, using a torsion bar to deploy the blade quickly and legally with the press of a flipper tab. An ergonomic FRN handle and steel liners combined with a deep carry pocket clip make the Lateral a great knife for EDC.

8Cr13MoV: Similar to Japanese AUS-8, 8Cr13MoV is a low carbon, high chromium stainless steel with an excellent balance of toughness and strength. It offers good corrosion resistance takes a razor sharp edge with ease. Edge holding is significantly lower than S30V but close to 440B.







Overall Length 7.40"
Blade Length 3.10"
Sharpened Length 3.00"
Blade Thickness 0.11"
Blade Material 8Cr13MoV
Blade Type Stainless
Opening Mechanism Flipper (Assisted Opening)
Lock Liner Lock
Closed Length 4.30"
Handle Thickness 0.49"
Handle Material Polymer
Liner(s) Stainless
Clip Stainless Steel
Clip Position Tip-Up
Weight 3.42 oz.
Country of Manufacture China