The Kershaw Ken Onion Leek Folding Knife, also known as KO Knife, is a melee self-defense weapon suited for close quarter combat (CQC) situations. Its handle and blade are both made of stainless-steel. The blade of the knife measures 3 inches while the handle is around 4 inches. Then, the overall weight of this self-defense weapon is 3 ounces.
The product is produced by Ken Onion who is a popular knife maker in the industry and a former member of the U.S. Marine Corps. For the same price, buyers can choose between the serrated or smooth version.
Kershaw Ken Onion Leek Folding Knife Self-Defense Weapon Advantages
The KO Knife is very sharp. It is so sharp that it can even be used for shaving. Thus, in self-defense situations, you can certainly rely on the product’s ability to slice or puncture the skin with ease. This is definitely ideal for stabbing and slicing. The one with serrated edge is recommended for people who really want to inflict damage.
The blade of the KO knife is also easy to draw whether you are using your left or right hand. It has an ambidextrous opening system that can aid users in deploying the blade.
In addition this self defense weapon is very light and small. Its light weight will enable you to handle it with ease which will improve your accuracy and attack speed. Its size and weight will easily let you conceal it in your loose pants too.
Kershaw Ken Onion Leek Folding Knife Self Defense Weapon Disadvantages
Aside from small size of the knife which only makes it very effective in close combat, its handle can be a bit slippery especially to people with sweaty palms. It lacks finger grooves or hand traction for improving the grip of the user.