About the Kershaw Leek 1660CU
The popular Leek gets a next-level upgrade with CPM-154 blade steel and genuine copper handle scales. The Leek has been called the ideal EDC. With its 3″ blade, it’s a good-sized knife, but not too big. The slim design makes it easy to carry and its razor-sharp blade of high-performance CPM-154 means it can take care of a world of cutting tasks. Denser than steel, this Leek’s copper handle gives it some comfortable weight. Over time the handles will patina so that each copper Leek has its own unique look.The razor-sharp blade of high-performance CPM-154 stainless steel means it can take care of a full range of cutting tasks. The blade is a modified Wharncliffe, so it’s a good slicing knife, while the slim tip gives it piercing capability and the ability to do detailed work. The blade’s stonewashed finish looks good and hides use scratches. The Copper Leek features the SpeedSafe ambidextrous assisted opening system, so whether you’re left-handed or right-handed, just pull back on the flipper and the Leek’s blade is ready to go to work.A secure frame lock keeps the blade locked during use and a Tip-Lock slider locks the blade closed when folded. The pocket clip can be configured for tip-up or tip-down carry and the handle is drilled to accept a lanyard.