Homage: Paid. The M16 is the most popular series that CRKT has ever seen. Were humbled to do right by the revered Kit Carson with this new iteration of a legendary tactically-inspired everyday carry folding knife. This one is more than just a fresh take on a classic. Its a true tribute to one of the greats.
The late Kit Carson designed this and many of his other groundbreaking knives in his shop in Vine Grove, Kentucky. Kits lasting legacy comes from his influence on the knife industryhes known for popularizing the flipper which is now a household component. Beyond that, hes also remembered for his esteemed ranking as a Master Sergeant and his high-profile membership in the Cutlery Hall of Fame. The M16-03KS keeps all we love of Kits original tactically-inspired everyday carry folding knife and adds a spear point blade complete with a durable black oxide finish. With its hardy frame lock, its securely held in place in the midst of whatever job you put in front of it while the stainless steel handle bored with five holes keeps clean and light.
With the M16 reissue, were honoring a legend the best way we know how.
Blade Length: 3.552" (90.22 mm)
Steel: 12C27 Sandvik
Blade Finish: Black Oxide
Blade Thickness: 0.118" (3.0 mm)
Closed Length: 4.658" (118.31 mm)
Open Length: 8.250" (209.55 mm)
Weight: 3.8 oz
Style: Folding Knife with Frame Lock