THE NEW BLACK VAPOR III IS ONE SMOOTH OPERATOR
The Vapor has gone to the dark side as the black Vapor III. Black oxide coating on both handle and blade give this newest Vapor a handsome, non-reflective look—and enhances corrosion resistance. And in case you hadn’t guessed, we named it the Vapor because the holes drilled in the handle give the knives an airy look and lighten the weight of the knife in your pocket.
The Vapor’s modern, not your father’s pocketknife design is matched by its amazingly silky smooth manual opening. Thanks to Kershaw’s meticulous manufacturing process and our precision fit-and-finish standards, the blade glides out smoothly and locks into place with a satisfying twack. The drop-point blade provides tip strength and cutting versatility. The 8Cr13MoV blade steel offers excellent hardness and wear resistance. And we heat treat the steel to bring out its highest performance characteristics.
For safe use, the black Vapor III’s sturdy frame lock ensures a secure blade lock up, yet releases and closes easily. With a little practice, you’ll be able to open and close your manual Black Vapor III one-handed. And you’ll look awesome doing it.