The Blur is one of prolific designer Ken Onion’s patterns which doesn’t look like a bigger/smaller/curvier/boxier Leek. With no disrespect intended to the Leek/Scallion/Chives of this world (because I almost bought several of them), this is why I like the Blur so much.
With looks that won’t scare the pants off any knife Muggles, the Blur is a casual EDC knife instead of an all-out tactical EDC like the Zero Tolerance 0350. But it’s fast and comfortable and it cuts like nobody’s business.
Most of these US-made assisted openers are sold with 3 3/8″ 14C28N blades, but this one wears S30V supersteel. It was almost scary sharp from the factory…and God help me if it ever gets really dull because S30V is insanely hard to sharpen. The scales are anodized aluminum with rubbery texture panels, and the pocket clip is reversible for tip-up or tip-down (but not terribly deep) right-side carry.
Street price for this bad boy is about $90, but I paid just $39 at the annual Kershaw factory sale. Stay tuned for the full review.