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Kershaw Leek Carbon Fiber

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Item #: KE-1660CF

$89.95

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The Kershaw® Leek, designed by Ken Onion is one of the most popular Kershaw models we sell. Using the patented SpeedSafe® assisted opening system for a smooth, easy opening. The built-in flipper design makes the knives easy to deploy, left or right-handed. The modified Wharncliffe blade style is good for slicing, while the slim tip gives it piercing capability and the ability to do detailed work. The blade has a stonewashed finish to help hide hard-use scratches. The carbon fiber handle helps to lighten the weight of the knife making it an extremely comfortable EDC.

The blade measures 3” in length and is made from CPM-154 stainless steel and has a hardness of 59-61 Rc. The carbon fiber handle scales have stainless steel liners. Measures 4” closed. Liner style lock. Weighs 2.4 oz. Made in the U.S.A. Suggested retail is $139.95

  • Type
    Folder
  • Blade
    Wharncliffe
  • Blade Length
    3"
  • Blade Steel
    CPM 154
  • Rockwell
    59-61
  • Lock
    Liner-style
  • Handle
    Carbon Fiber
  • Closed Length
    4"
  • Clip
    Removable Tip-up or down
  • Weight
    2.4 oz.
  • Origin
    USA

Kershaw Knives

Kershaw Knives was founded in 1974 in Portland, Oregon when knife salesman Pete Kershaw started a cutlery company that would make knives from his designs. Japanese based KAI Cutlery manufactured those designs. In 1978, KAI Cutlery purchased Kershaw Knives and the company, renamed KAI USA Ltd., continues today with three product lines; including the original Kershaw Knives, Zero Tolerance Knives, and Shun Cutlery which primarily markets kitchen cutlery.

Over the years, Kershaw Knives has worked with several custom knifemakers. Cutlery Hall of Famer Ken Onion, a custom knife maker and inventor of the “SpeedSafe” assisted opening mechanism, is the premier knife designer for Kershaw Knives. Kershaw has also collaborated with custom knifemakers Grant and Gavin Hawk, Frank Centofante, and Ernest Emerson. Kershaw has released models that were developed in collaboration with National Geographic, Jeep, Orange County Choppers, the American Professional Rodeo Association, and the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation.

Kershaw manufactures excellent knives and has built a very strong customer fan base due to their innovative designs and their quality control.

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