Ken Onion is one of the best knife makers in the USA. His knife can be found in private collections as well as in pocket of sought after customers. Ken is involved in the phases from design to manufacturing so that every knife meets his expectations. Being a marine corp and knowledge about knife & it’s manufacturing keeps him ahead of all other companies. Kershaw leek series of knives are very popular these days and Kershaw Ken Onion Leek Folding Knife is one of them. It has speedSafe ambidextrous assisted opening system. With this feature in Kershaw 1660 Folding knife, users can easily deploy the the stainless steel blade with either of their hands. There are many handle styles which is available in leek series. You can have any one of them.
The pocket folding knife is available in two types. One is serrated and the other one is smooth. The image shown above is of plain folding knife.
Here are some important features of Kershaw 1660 Ken Onion Folding Knife :
- Speed Safe ambidextrous assisted opening system is present in 1660 ken onion folding knife.
- You can easily deploy the blade with one hand.
- It’s very useful for situation where only one handed opening is necessary such as ideal for hunting and fishing.
- The Blade is made up of 14C28N Steel.
- The handle of the knife is made up of bead blasted stainless steel.
- The folding knife measures 4 inches when closed and it weighs 3.1 ounces.
If you think that Kershaw 1660 is not sharp enough then you can use knife sharpeners such as Smith’s PP1 Pocket Pal Multifunction Sharpener. It’s very light and compact weight and has tapered diamond rod for sharpening serrated edges.
The speed safe mechanism provided with the folding knife works really well and with few time of practice you can master it easily. You must be having other knives at your home and at workplace. If you compare those knives with this one, you will find that it’s unique and much better with it’s speed safe mechanism. It will be a real good purchase for you.
Overall, it’s an outstanding knife and our website gives 5/5 rating to Kershaw 1660 Ken Onion Leek Folding Knife.