Designed for great looks and solid performance, the Kershaw Echelon is our Knife Of The Day XI. The folder features SpeedSafe assisted opening and opens with a thumb stud that seems to “float on air,” hovering in the middle of an over-sized blade cutout. Kershaw used natural G-10 to create a semi-translucent handle that allows you to see the operation of the SpeedSafe mechanism inside. The Echelon also features Kershaw’s new reversible deep-carry pocket clip for discreet pocket carry.

     Blade steel: Sandvik 14C28N stainless. Blade length: 3.25″. Closed length: 4″. MSRP: $89.95. For more information, visit or

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