Kershaw Leek

Kershaw began its foray into the knife business sometime during 1974. The company was originally based in Portland Oregon, but most early knives were manufactured in Japan. The first US manufacturing plant was opened in 1997 & the company currently offers knives made in the U.S., Japan, & China. Pete Kershaw (an ex Gerber salesman) started the business.
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Re: Kershaw Leek

Postby poolhustler » Sun Jul 29, 2018 4:15 am

That's an old pic. I have most of them with subtle differences. The old ones had "Ken Onion" on the front scale, then the logo changed to "Speedsafe". Then there are the ones with the different serrations. The newest ones have a different "Kershaw" logo and then they added the Flag. I have most of the new versions but need to add them into the permanent collection. My "Spares" collection probably numbers around 100 now…. with most being old rare ones - NIB.

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Re: Kershaw Leek

Postby jerryd6818 » Sun Jul 29, 2018 4:23 am

I just noticed the one that came today has the flag on the blade. It didn't soak in that that's new until you mentioned it,
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Re: Kershaw Leek

Postby Jacknifeben » Sun Jul 29, 2018 4:12 pm

Been carrying this one for 10 years.
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Re: Kershaw Leek

Postby jmh58 » Fri Aug 03, 2018 12:16 pm

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Blackwash Leek with a friend!! ::tu:: John :D
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Re: Kershaw Leek

Postby jerryd6818 » Fri Aug 03, 2018 2:16 pm

jerryd6818 wrote:I had to get an Olive & Black Leek to replace the one I gave to Schuessler a few years ago. It showed up today. Now I have the bug for a Red one, a Blue one and a Purple one. ::facepalm::

Dug out my Kershaw folder this morning so I could put that Leek away and discovered it wasn't the olive/black Leek I gave to Schuessler after all. So now I have to send that one back and pick another color. Maybe blue. Sure would be nice if I could find my head. Oh! There it is. I thought I recognized that odor.
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Re: Kershaw Leek

Postby jmh58 » Fri Aug 03, 2018 2:33 pm

poolhustler wrote:
jerryd6818 wrote:I had to get an Olive & Black Leek to replace the one I gave to Schuessler a few years ago. It showed up today. Now I have the bug for a Red one, a Blue one and a Purple one. ::facepalm::


Be careful man... once you start its hard to stop. Here's a pic of some of my Leeks. I have a permanent collection that I add new ones to and a "spare" collection that I continually add NIB old Leeks to.


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Yowza!! You need to change your handle to "LEEKhustler!!! VERY NICE stash!!! ::tu:: ::tu:: John :D
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Son.. You need to get off the front porch once in a while!!

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Re: Kershaw Leek

Postby poolhustler » Tue Oct 23, 2018 1:23 pm

jmh58 wrote:
poolhustler wrote:
jerryd6818 wrote:I had to get an Olive & Black Leek to replace the one I gave to Schuessler a few years ago. It showed up today. Now I have the bug for a Red one, a Blue one and a Purple one. ::facepalm::


Be careful man... once you start its hard to stop. Here's a pic of some of my Leeks. I have a permanent collection that I add new ones to and a "spare" collection that I continually add NIB old Leeks to.


leek collection pic.jpg


Yowza!! You need to change your handle to "LEEKhustler!!! VERY NICE stash!!! ::tu:: ::tu:: John :D


Thanks John!

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Re: Kershaw Leek

Postby jerryd6818 » Tue Oct 23, 2018 1:35 pm

jerryd6818 wrote:
jerryd6818 wrote:I had to get an Olive & Black Leek to replace the one I gave to Schuessler a few years ago. It showed up today. Now I have the bug for a Red one, a Blue one and a Purple one. ::facepalm::

Dug out my Kershaw folder this morning so I could put that Leek away and discovered it wasn't the olive/black Leek I gave to Schuessler after all. So now I have to send that one back and pick another color. Maybe blue. Sure would be nice if I could find my head. Oh! There it is. I thought I recognized that odor.

I did get a blue one to replace the olive one I bought by mistake.
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Re: Kershaw Leek

Postby jmh58 » Thu Oct 25, 2018 5:48 pm

::tu:: 8) ::tu:: Nice jerry!!! ::nod:: John :D
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Re: Kershaw Leek

Postby jerryd6818 » Thu Oct 25, 2018 9:58 pm

This is the one I bought as a Christmas present for one of my grandsons about six years ago.
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And this is the one I bought for his sister about three years ago.
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