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Kershaw speed safe rattle

Discussion in 'Non-Firearm Weapons' started by tnieto2004, Dec 31, 2007.

  1. tnieto2004

    tnieto2004 Well-Known Member

    My little kershaw pocket knife has a rattle when it is open.. Is this normal?? I hadn't noticed it until now.. Is it time for a new one?
  2. cdcmj

    cdcmj Well-Known Member

    try too tighten it or send it to kershaw, they have excellent customer service
  3. SDC

    SDC Well-Known Member

    Can you see exactly which part is rattling? Is it the blade, or the pocket clip, or possibly even the sliding safety? Provided you have the proper-sized Torx bit, you can tighten any of these yourself.
  4. tnieto2004

    tnieto2004 Well-Known Member

    I can't see which part .. It ONLY rattles when the blade is locked open
  5. Smith

    Smith Well-Known Member

    When my Kershaw Leek is opened, part of it rattles too if I shake it. I think that's normal and it doesn't bother me, but I'm no expert. I can't see what part it is either.
  6. The Hound

    The Hound Active Member

    My Kershaw Leek also rattles when it's open, although it's only done it after about 6 months. Still don't have any other problem with it. It lock up fine and the A/0 still works great. I don't worry about it.
  7. Hiaboo

    Hiaboo Well-Known Member

    Good chance that it's either the safety or the clip being loose. I wouldn't be surprised. My safety has been loosened up on my leek so often that I just took it off - no problems.

    Also, forgot to mention that kershaw's customer service is really top notch.. Once I sent in a knife for repairs, and it was a pretty worn one at that -- They offered to replace it but that one was my first so I said no thanks.. So I got it back with a little surprise in the package -- a BRAND NEW kershaw along with my old one!
    Last edited: Jan 15, 2008
  8. hso

    hso Moderator Staff Member

    You can send it to Kershaw for service and they'll address the problem.

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