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.
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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