This Leek knife from Kershaw and Ken Onion makes a great new tool to have in your family. Or you can get it yourself before it flies off the shelves forever! In fact the simple, yet understated appeal of this undecorated stainless steel knife is very attractive to many knife style lovers. All of the Leeks are popular for their wide variety off decorative styles to choose from.
This Kershaw Leek knife is stone washed stainless steel. The handle is made from 410 stainless steel and the blade is made from Sandvik 14C28N stainless steel. It will stand up to wear and tear for many years. The Leek is also a sizeable at about 7 inches when fully opened, while lightweight at about 3.1 ounces.
Any great Kershaw knife has great safety features and this is certainly a Kershaw! You’ll love the frame lock which is designed to hold the Leek blade in position when open. It’s also easy to release the blade using the index opening system or thumb stud. In addition the Tip Safety Lock locks the blade in place when folded down.
The Leek handles are drilled for both tip-up and tip-down clip carry. The clip can be rotated 180º .
Locks the blade into position after the blade is deployed. To release the frame lock simply press the spring loaded lock and the blade will easily fold back into the handle.
Tip Safety Lock
The tip lock available on many of the Ken Onion SpeedSafe models provides added security to assure that the blade will not deploy while clipped into your pocket.
Kershaw Leek Specifications:
- Model Number: 1660
- Safety Lock....Yes
- Country Of Origin: United States
- Steel......Sandvik 14C28N stainless-steel
- Handle...410 stainless-steel
- Blade.....3 in. (7.5 cm)
- Closed...4 in. (10.3 cm)
- Weight...3.1 oz.
- Lock...Frame Lock
- Includes a Reversible Pocket Clip