Many Kershaw knives, including the Brawler, Scrambler and Black Horse, are among my treasured possessions. To my arsenal of EDC blades, I finally introduced the Kershaw 3840. The Freefall, like other Kershaw knives, is sharp, well-designed, and has a distinctive aesthetic.
What Makes The Kershaw Blade Unique?
The Kershaw 3840 is an EDC with a tactical design. The knife has a revised tanto tip that is flat-ground, making penetrating jobs a breeze. The gently rounded blade kept its edge while slicing through a range of objects with ease. Kershaw used 8Cr13MoV stainless steel to make the blade. The metallic silver quality of the blade drew my attention. The blade’s color contrasted sharply with the black handle, caused fewer glares in the sun, and was simple to clean.
Features And Design
Glass-filled nylon is used to make the 3840’s black handle. Kershaw’s K-Texture grip was imprinted on the grip to aid in a stable grip in a range of situations. I confidently grabbed the textured handle with both mittens and bare hands, even when my hands were moist or damp. Although those over 6 feet tall may find the grip to be a touch short, the subtle contour of the grip fit my hand well. At the back tip, of the grip Kershaw does include a lanyard loop. I preferred the cable hole to a pre-drilled hole in the grip, although it might have been broader because most of my lanyards were too large for it.
The changeable deep-carry clip at the knife’s butt-end was a welcome touch. The clip can be installed on the right or left side of the weapon. The clip’s screw may be tightened, allowing it to glide closer or even further out from the grip. I was able to accept pants of varying thicknesses, such as jeans or cotton shorts, by adjusting the stiffness of the clip’s fit inside my pocket. One of the reasons I like Kershaw Knife so much is because of design advancements like these.
Simple To Open
The Kershaw 3840 makes use of the SpeedSafe aided opening system once more. I could quickly open the knife with one hand by manipulating the flipper with my finger. When extracting an EDC from a jeans pocket, a knowledgeable knife bearer seeks such one-handed, no-look simplicity. When I grabbed the blade, the flipper gave extra protection from the knife. Each moment I used the Kershaw 3840, the liner lock kept the blade firmly in place. When I went to close the knife, I found the liner lock to be more difficult to disable than usual, however this could be due to a normal break-in period issue.
The KERSHAW 3840 worked admirably in all of my testing, and it is another proof of Kershaw’s commitment to design and function in its knives. The patterned nylon body of the Kershaw 3840 makes it easier to handle, which may appeal to a wide range of consumers.
How Much Does It Cost
It is reasonably priced and comes with a lifetime warranty against manufacture faults from Kershaw. It’d make a fantastic present for the knife-carrier in your house!