Voted 2012 Best Buy Of The Year by Blade Magazine. the Kershaw Cryo Hinderer Stainless Steel Drop Point Folding Knife is the folder that you have been craving without breaking the bank. The Cryo is the result of collaboration between Rick Hinderer and the design and production engineers at Kershaw. And we’re sure it will satisfy both your Hinderer craving and the demands of your wallet.
A classic Rick Hinderer design, the Cryo is built of pure stainless steel coated with matte grey titanium carbo-nitride for a no-fuss look that lets the design shine through. Like all Rick’s knives, the Cryo benefits from Rick’s real world experience as a fire fighter and EMT. It’s designed to be a sturdy knife that’s still aesthetically pleasing and feels good in the hand.
For secure blade lock up, the Cryo gives you a tough frame lock with lockbar stabilization. The Cryo also features Kershaw’s SpeedSafe assisted opening for fast and easy one handed opening. Yes - one handed opening! Access it with either the built-in flipper or the thumbstud. The Cryo Hinderer is slightly smaller than some other pocket knives, the Cryo is a superb knife for every day carry.
Kershaw Cryo Hinderer Stainless Steel Drop Point Folding Knife Features:
- SpeedSafe assisted opening
- Frame lock
- Flipper and thumbstud
- Quad-carry (tip-up/tip-down; left/right) pocketclip; deep-carry
- Steel: 8Cr13MoV, titanium carbo-nitride coating
- Handle: 410, titanium carbo-nitride coating
- Blade length: 2 3/4 in. (7 cm)
- Closed length: 3 3/4 in. (9.5 cm)
- Overall length: 6 1/2 in. (16.5 cm)
- Weight: 4.1 oz.
Technical Specifications of the Kershaw Cryo Knife
Flippper - May be used on either manual or assisted opening knives. The flipper is a protrusion on the back of the blade that the user can pull back on, or flip, in order to move the blade easily out of the handle.
Frame Lock - A portion of the handle (the knife frame) moves behind the blade to lock it into position during use. This is a safety feature of the knife.
SpeedSafe - Assists you to open any SpeedSafe knife fast and easily with a manual push on the thumbstud or pull back on the flipper. Built into many Kershaw best sellers.
Quad-Carry - User may position the pocketclip for tip up or tip down, left or right handed carry.