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Kershaw 1660 Leek Assisted 3" Sandvik Plain Blade, Stainless Steel Handles

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Part Number: KS1660
Manufacturer: Kershaw Knives
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Description
KS1660: 1660 Leek
Kershaw Knives
 
THERE ARE LOTS OF REASONS WHY THE LEEK IS SO POPULAR

The Kershaw Leek just may be the ideal EDC. With its 3-inch blade, the Leek is a good-sized knife, but not too big. The slim design makes it easy to carry and its razor-sharp blade of high-performance Sandvik 14C28N means it can take care of a full range of cutting tasks.

The blade is a modified drop-point, so it’s a good slicing knife, while the slim tip gives it piercing capability and the ability to do detailed work. For a partially serrated blade, choose the 1660ST Leek. Like other “Onion” knives, the Leek features the SpeedSafe ambidextrous assisted opening system.

Whether you’re left-handed or right-handed, just pull back on the blade protrusion or push outward on the thumbstud and the Leek’s blade is ready to go to work. In addition to its 14C28N blade, this Leek features a handle of pure stainless steel that gives it a clean, sleek look. For confident blade use, a super-secure frame lock keeps the blade locked during use and a Tip-Lock slider locks the blade closed when folded. The pocketclip can be configured for tip-up or tip-down carry and the handle is drilled to accept a lanyard.
Specifications
  • Blade length: 3 in. (7.6 cm)
  • Closed length: 4 in. (10.3 cm)
  • Overall Length: 7 in. (17.9 cm)
  • SpeedSafe® assisted opening
  • Frame lock
  • Reversible (tip-up/tip-down) pocketclip
  • Steel: Sandvik 14C28N, bead-blasted finish
  • Handle: 410 stainless steel, bead-blasted finish
  • Weight: 3 oz. (85 g)
  • Made in the USA

UPC Code: 087171166001

Frame Lock
Frame Lock
Developed by Chris Reeve, it functions like a liner lock but the lock is comprised of one of the handle scales. It's an extremely strong and easy to manipulate lock.
Made in USA
Made in USA
This product is USA born and raised.
Pocket Clip
Pocket Clip
Includes a pocket clip for easy accessibility and a more secure carry.
Steel Handles
Steel Handles
Stainless Steel knife handles provide strength and durability while using chromium oxide to create a rust-resistant barrier.
4.638 (69 reviews)
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5 out of 5
Scott In Mesquite, Nevada
Nevada
Jan 23, 2015
Pros: Blade Sharpness, Lock Type, Blade Material, Ease of Opening, Overall Quality
Cons: None
Kershaw Leek is a Perfect EDC
This knife replaces a CRKT pocket knife I recently lost. Fit and finish on the Leek is amazing and the blade comes razor-sharp. The assisted opening makes one-handed deployment a breeze and is plenty fast. Although the handle is not textured, grip has been more than adequate for the light to moderate duty my knife is subjected to. I recommend this knife, without reservation.
5 out of 5
Craig
New Hampshire
Jan 20, 2015
Pros: Blade Sharpness, Lock Ease of Use, Weight, Ease of Opening
Cons: Pocket Clip, None
Great knife
Light strong and sharp
5 out of 5
Greg
Michigan
Jan 11, 2015
Pros: None
Cons: None
Great knife
Great for EDC
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