We’ve seen a lot of titanium in power tools—mostly to reduce weight. Kershaw debuted its new Dimension plain edge knife at the 2013 Shot Show in Vegas. If the Terminator used a knife, it would be this one. The handle is titanium with deeply machined grooves in the sides and finger contours on the bottom. The drop-point blade is made from 8Cr13MoV steel, which should hold an edge quite well. Kershaw included their SpeedSafe assisted-open on this knife, which can be accessed using the built-in flipper or thumbstud, and it features a three-position “Tri-Carry” pocketclip. Basically, we all want one. Now.
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When he's not remodeling part of his house or playing with the latest power tool, Clint enjoys life as a husband, father and avid reader. He has a degree in recording engineering and has been involved in multimedia and/or online publishing in one form or another for the past 18 years. In 2008, Clint was one of the founders of the Pro Tool Reviews online magazine. He hopes his efforts at PTR will provide builders and contractors with reliable and engaging tool reviews to help them make better tool purchasing decisions.