Best Product – Deal of the Day: Kershaw Leek EDC Folding Knife, Here’s Why You Need One (11/18/19)

Kershaw Leek Knives Deal H2019

Kershaw’s Leek series of EDC folding knives is on sale as an Amazon deal of the day, today only, 11/18/19.

There are 13 different Kershaw Leek knife varieties on sale, with 8 of them shown in the image above.

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If you want a detailed look at the Kershaw Leek, check out our review here.

Here’s a summary of why you should buy one:

  • Useful blade shape, sharp out of the box
  • Very compact and pocketable
  • Fast opening (assisted opening)
  • Great quality
  • Inexpensive
  • Modest aesthetics

The Leek was my gateway knife, introducing me to a world of cutting tools beyond multi-tool knives, utility knives, and the two cheap Gerber knives I bought years prior. Kershaw quality was a step up from what I was used to, and my Leek was a pleasure to use.

The stainless steel (silver finish) knife is a good choice, but the anodized aluminum handle versions add a bit of color that you might prefer.

Kershaw makes the Leek knife in the USA.

These days, I prefer flipper and non-assisted opener knives. But, on pocket knives under a certain price point, the assisted opening mechanism makes for a smoother experience. I don’t mind the Leek’s mechanism since it has a small but effective manual lock, ensuring that bumps and jostles won’t open it accidentally in a bag or pack.

The Kershaw Leek is a fantastic EDC knife that’s compact and slim. If you’re interested in something a little different, we have plenty of knife reviews here.

Price: ~$31 and up

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Deal ends at 3am ET 11/19/19, unless supplies sell out sooner

Update: As a reminder, you are responsible for knowing your local knife laws before buying or carrying any pocket knife. Here’s a good resource to start with. Assisted opening knives are sometimes mis-categorized and misinterpreted. When in doubt, full-manual knives are the safer choice.

In case it helps, here’s also some pics and opening video I posted to Instagram today of my (babies) teal-handle Leek: