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Minimalist Bowie - Designed by Alan Folts

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(2387) Minimalist Bowie - Designed by Alan Folts
(2387) Minimalist Bowie - Designed by Alan Folts
(2387) Minimalist Bowie - Designed by Alan Folts
(2387) Minimalist Bowie - Designed by Alan Folts
(2387) Minimalist Bowie - Designed by Alan Folts
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Alan Folts is a knife maker and metalworker in Greenville, N.C., who makes a remarkable range of custom objects, including titanium chopsticks. His Minimalist® neck knives have proven to be very popular, so we are now offering three CRKT production versions.

They are very small and lightweight knives which give surprising comfort and control, thanks to the unusual geometry of the full-tang blades, aided by three finger choils, friction grooves for the thumb, hand-contoured green-black resin impregnated fiber scales, and a braided fob. Unlike many small neck knives, this handle is really functional for a wide variety of daily cutting tasks.

Each Minimalist comes with a custom-fitted glass filled nylon sheath and neck paracord for inverted carry as a neck knife. The knife is held securely in place by a positive detent which locks the base of the blade in place for maximum safety.

Because the knife and sheath weigh about two ounces together, it is a personal carry you will barely notice.

Minimalist® Bowie. We offer this deep-bellied clip-point Bowie style 2.125" blade for those who desire a classic hunting knife blade shape. The Minimalist Bowie makes a great wilderness carry, and can be used for camp chores, cooking, and even skinning and dressing in a pinch. It is also an excellent survival knife.

True to their name, these really are minimal fixed blades, but they are also the most useful for their size that we have seen. And they are certainly a great value, which explains why the Minimalist family continues to grow.

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No. of ratings: 10
 4.8/5.0 Stars  
Number of Reviews: 14
  • 2016-01-02
    Butner, NC
Love this knife, I wear it on my belt daily. It can easily go in the front around the belt buckle or in the back around the small of ones back. Great knife Always been a huge fan of CRKT Knives and this one will never disappoint.

  • 2015-11-25
    Fairmont, MN
Love this little knife, I wear on my belt and it slides behind belt buckle. Always there when I need it

  • 2015-11-10
    Scottsville, KY
Beautiful design, fits well. I like the added cordage at the butt end as it's something more to hold on to in my size 10 hands. The blade is a work of art Sharp and appears strong. The sheath is secure and after a bit you could almost forget you have it on. Great quality and a nice price

  • 2015-10-31
    choctaw, OK
wow just wow. I picked this knife up because I saw it at bass pro pretty cheap and had heard about it and liked the design. boy am I glad I did. it disappears in your shirt and no one ever realizes its there. this is by far the best neck knife I have owned. comes exceptionally sharp and holds an edge fairly well. the handle melts into your hand and provides the best grip and comfort of any of the knives I have owned. haven't had any problems with the sheath getting loose and do not expect such. great knife for a great price. I strongly recommend it to anyone looking for a small edc fixed blade

  • 2015-10-05
    Blanchard, OK
It may be small in size, but it's not small in purpose.

  • 2015-09-28
Love this Knife.....Wear it around my neck for EDC.....Super Light and Badassness

  • 2014-03-07
    Carson, CA
This knife is great. I attached it to my small carry bag and it fits perfect. Its the right size for small jobs and fits well in your hand.

  • 2014-02-19
    Chicago, IL
Great Knife. Very concealable, sturdy, and fits well in hand. Case is well made and both the belt and neck carry options are very accessible. I would recommend this knife.

  • 2014-02-03
    Bloomington, IN
I bought this knife after not being blessed to be able to test it on StuffStuff. I carried it as my knife of convenience this deer season. Being a neck knife, it was easier to get to than my belt knife or pack knife. It is extremely sharp, easy to hold, and can be used for almost anything...I can't imagine carrying anything else when I'm in the outdoors.

  • 2013-12-18
    Saint Charles, MO
This is the first neck knife I've ever owned or used and I am nothing short of extremely pleased with the way this knife has performed. Its unbelievably versatile, very sharp, high quality blade that seems to keep a nice edge, feels safe/secure in my hand and is very easy to deploy. I would definitely recommend the knife to anybody who is looking for something compact, versatile in its usages and priced right

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Minimalist Bowie - Designed by Alan Folts

Item Number: 2387
Price: $39.99
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Product Specifications
Open Overall Length5.13 inches
Weight1.6 ounces

Length2.125 inches
Thickness0.108 inches

MaterialPolished Resin Impregnated Fiber

Carry SystemGlass Filled Nylon Sheath w/Belt Loop
Weight0.5 ounces

Neck Knife CordYes

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Alan Folts
Alan Folts of Greenville, North Carolina, has been making knives since 1992. During his college career he entered knives in Art Shows, winning "Best of Show" and honorable mentions.
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