CRKT asked Ken Onion, Hawaiian custom knifemaker, designer, inventor
and member of the Blade Magazine Hall of Fame, to give us his ideas for a
no-nonsense line of sport and work folders. Their goal was to offer great
utility and quality in a rugged high-value locking liner folder.
came up with a work knife version featuring an almost indestructible
organic polymer frame that we call the Shenanigan™ PPS. Even though Ken
is known for his assisted opening folders, in this case, the combination
of the open-build frame, blade flipper, and Teflon® and bronze bushings
at the pivot allow for fast one hand opening in an exceptional knife.
All models feature 3.25" long blades with a classic Ken Onion profile.
is a modified drop point with a slight recurve and a swedged top edge.
Sharp or Combined Razor-Sharp and Triple-Point™ Serrated edges are
available.The stainless steel liner lock is a strip lock, inset into one
handle to save weight. This makes for a knife that is exceptionally
strong, lightweight and comfortable.
Shenanigan™ PPS offers our
workhorse AUS 8 blade steel in a bead-blast finish, plus a frame of
polyphenylene sulfide (PPS) organic polymer. This is a rugged,
value-priced knife that can be used daily on the job. It is one that
will take the worst abuse from impacts, abrasion, and solvents and still
look good. The combination of contoured handle, index finger notch and
checkered grip pattern make the Shenanigan models very friendly to the
Both models come with a thoughtfully designed custom stainless steel pocket/gear clip with a black Teflon® coating.
Ken Onion isn't playing any tricks here. CRKT is pulling the Shenanigans.
|Open Overall Length ||8.25 inches
|Closed Length||4.875 inches
|Length|| 3.25 inches
|Style||Modified Drop Point
|Edge||Available Plain or Combo
|Carry System||1 Position Clip