Discreet Urban EDC Civivi Ki-V Plus

Civivi Ki-V Plus

The Civivi Ki-V Plus

Urban Knife Guy shares his thoughts on the Civivi Ki-V Plus as an urban EDC knife. 

Based out of China, CIVIVI is a sub-brand of We Knives that focuses on offering a functional, utilitarian, EDC product line at more affordable prices. This knife is a larger version of the original Ki-V and was designed by OSTAP HEL. 

Knife Specifications: 

Blade Length: 2.52″ 

Closed Length: 3.69″ 

Overall Length: 6.10″ 

Knife Weight: 2.13oz / 60.4g 

Blade Thickness: 0.1″ / 2.6mm 

Blade Style: Reverse Tanto 

Blade Grind: Flat 

Blade Finish: Black Stonewashed 

Blade Material: Nitro-V 

Blade Hardness: 58-60HRC 

Handle Material: Twill Carbon Fiber Overlay On Black G10 

Liner Material: Stainless Steel 

Locking Mechanism: Nested Liner Lock 

Pocket Clip: Tip-Up, Right Carry 

Clip Material: Stainless Steel 

Screws Material: Stainless Steel 

Pivot Assembly: Caged Ceramic Ball Bearing 

Nitro-V is a newer boutique stainless steel sold by New Jersey Steel Baron which was first released in 2017. The steel was designed and produced in collaboration with Buderus Steel. It is a version of Uddeholm AEB-L modified. NJSB added Nitrogen and Vanadium to improve edge performance, and to achieve high hardness and extreme corrosion resistance. 

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