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The Elko

The Elko

Minimal form, with maximum utility

Regular price  $129.00
Regular price  Sale price  $129.00
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Color

Color Blue Tortoise + Stainless

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Maximum utility in our most minimal package.

The Elko comes equipped with a fully capable yet compact stainless steel blade and a pry bar that doubles as a key ring, bottle opener, screwdriver and pry tool; helping you stay prepared for whatever the day throws your way. A sleek form keep things minimal, while a serviceable construction ensures it will always be ready when you need it. Your keys just got a new best friend.

Product details

Small but Mighty
Designed to go on your keyring so that it's always there when you need it.
All-Things® Scraper
Includes our All Things® scraper and pry, for turning screws, scraping things and leverage when you need it.
Bottle Opener
You can use the All Things® pry as a bottle opener.
Ready for Anything
The Elko is designed to do real work. The blade is somewhat larger than on other knives this size, so that you can count on it.

Technical specifications

Blade Steel
Sandvik 12C27
Key Ring
Full-sized titanium keyring (included)
Spacer
2CR13
Overall Length
4.33" (11.0cm)
Closed Length
2.60" (6.58cm)
Blade Length
1.74" (4.4cm)
Blade Thickness
0.09" (2.3mm)
Handle Length
2.60" (6.6cm)
Handle Thickness
0.39" (10mm)
0.39” (10mm)
1.3oz
Blade Shape
Drop Point
Blade Type
Straight
Lock Type
Slip Joint
Opener
Nail Nick
Carry Style
Key Loop / Pocket / Lanyard
Carry Orientation
Ambidextrous
Hardware
416 Stainless Steel
Washers
Phosphor Bronze
Designed In
Portland, Oregon
Made In
Yangjiang, China
  • Regular price  $129.00
    Regular price  Sale price  $129.00
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All day, every day.

We make knives and tools for people who live adventurously - for people like us. For those who aren’t content consuming other people’s stories, and who don’t wait around for other people to fix things. We're with you, from the pocket to the hand, and back again.

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Sandvik 12C27 Stainless Blade

4.33” open

6061 Aluminum Scales

2.60” closed

Cut, twist, scratch, push, pry.

We've improved the overall fit and finish of the Elko, and it now comes complete with a full-size titanium keyring, so it will always be there when you need it.

The Elko comes equipped with a fully capable yet compact Sandvik 12C27 stainless steel blade and a pry bar that doubles as a key ring, bottle opener, screwdriver and pry tool – helping you stay prepared for whatever the day throws your way. Anodized aluminum scales and a sleek form keep things minimal, while a serviceable construction ensures it will always be ready when you need it. The Elko delivers maximum utility without bulking up your pocket. Your keys just got a new best friend.

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elko in hand detail

Non-locking slip joint.

elko on keychain on hardin

Compact Keychain Design.

elko in hand

Multi-purpose.

EVERY DETAIL CONSIDERED


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Maximum utility in our most minimal package.

When it comes to designing tools that are used day in and day out, we believe firmly that less is more. The Elko embodies this idea in its compact form, multi-functional utility, and time-tested materials. With a sizable blade and an all around pry tool, screwdriver, bottle opener, thing-scratcher – you have exactly what you need, and nothing you don’t. We created the Elko to always be ready at your side, and not bulk up your carry.

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4.8
Rated 4.8 out of 5 stars
Based on 230 reviews
Total 5 star reviews: 191 Total 4 star reviews: 26 Total 3 star reviews: 11 Total 2 star reviews: 1 Total 1 star reviews: 1
97%would recommend this product
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230 reviews
  • JN
    Jay N.
    Verified Buyer
    I recommend this product
    Rated 5 out of 5 stars
    1 week ago
    Excellent little knife

    Outstanding little bit of sharp for my pocket.

    The action is firm and safe. The blade needed a bit of loving to get it to acceptable sharpness. It disappears into the pocket, but ready for action when required.

  • TW
    Tom W.
    Verified Buyer
    I recommend this product
    Rated 5 out of 5 stars
    3 months ago
    Cracking great little knife!

    I am a minimalist and engineer who values design and execution. The Elko knife checks all the boxes for me.

    Impeccably constructed and artfully designed, it also meets my "Buy best, cry once" criteria. Go ahead and put something really fine in your pocket.

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    Richard Eric S.
    Verified Buyer
    I recommend this product
    Rated 5 out of 5 stars
    3 months ago
    Arctic Tortoise + Stainless, hmmm, pretty to cut, pry, screw (with)

    Not my first Elko. I am not crazy about slip joint EDCs. I have some beautifies notwithstanding. This particular Elko is so nicely fabricated. The resin combination just called to me. The action when opening the blade is precise and the first detent that clicks into a stop is an excellent safety measure. And the sound that follows when extending the blade all the way is comforting as well. It sound is quite audible. Closing is the reverse with the same supports of steps to close/open. It arrived in pristine condition. And in the flesh is even prettier than online. I very much appreciate the strong hold when open as well as the stepped closure. I guess the having a pry-bar, screwdriver ring holder at the other end to attach it to my car keys along with a tiny flash light is kinda nice. Or at least just knowing one can use their Elko for those purposes in the pinch. I am getting delivery of a Blue/Black Acura and now I am tempted to add the Elko with Blue Tortoise + Stainless to my car keys. It's not that I'd be lost without one. More like knowing I'm carrying a little group of useful tools that take up so little space.

  • DR
    donald r.
    Verified Buyer
    I recommend this product
    Rated 3 out of 5 stars
    6 months ago
    Almost perfect key chain knife

    Nice size well made pocket knife. Unfortunately edges of cover already showing wear after several weeks attached to key ring and carried in pocket

    The James Brand Australia
    6 months ago

    Hi Donald,

    Thank you for the feedback! We appreciate your review. Unfortunately with any/all coated metals, when carried with other things like keys, key chains, tools etc. The finish will wear overtime.
    If you are unsatisfied with your Elko we would be more than happy to exchange you with one of our G10 versions, that show less wear and tear.

  • J
    jj
    I recommend this product
    Rated 5 out of 5 stars
    6 months ago
    UK legal edc knife

    this is my first ever edc knife and living in the UK I wanted to make sure it was something understated as at the time I didn't know the laws too well , amazing knife I never knew how much I'd depend on it until I actually owned it , hoping to buy the Ellis slim next but I just need to get some more use out of my elko to justify a knew tool!

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