Kershaw’s Brawler 1990 is an assisted opening knife that features a 8Cr13MoV stainless steel blade. The tanto blade measures 3.25 in. and has a black finish. The Glass-Filled Nylon handle on the knife measures 4.125 in. and offers a firm grip. The overall length of the knife is 7.125 in. and it weighs approximately 3.80 oz. Made in China. The Brawler has a modified tanto blade, a shape often found in tactical and rescue knives that may be required to punch through tough materials. The Brawler’s blade shape along with the swedge will help narrow the blade and add to its piercing power. Along with its straight belly it offers great cutting capacity and is perfect for bearing down on a task. All this makes the Brawler an excellent utility knife.