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Foresight - Designed by Ken Onion

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(FORESIGHT) Foresight - Designed by Ken Onion
(FORESIGHT) Foresight - Designed by Ken Onion
(FORESIGHT) Foresight - Designed by Ken Onion
(FORESIGHT) Foresight - Designed by Ken Onion
(FORESIGHT) Foresight - Designed by Ken Onion
(FORESIGHT) Foresight - Designed by Ken Onion
(FORESIGHT) Foresight - Designed by Ken Onion
FORESIGHT description
The new CRKT Foresight™ folding knife designed by Ken Onion draws on the tried and true formula of "form follows function". Its formidable profile looks like a chiseled physique just waiting to pounce on your next cutting task with all of the control and efficiencies you would expect in a high-quality folding knife. The cold-forged aluminum handle of the Foresight™ is purposefully styled and shaped with swept finger grooves and proper palm swell to provide a confident, comfortable grip no matter the use at hand.

Ken designed the 3.5-inch modified drop-point blade with a generous belly and re-curve cutting edge to maximize tool utility. And, the IKBS ball bearing pivot system coupled with Interframe style mechanism, make opening and closing the blade as smooth as silk. Precision ground of AUS 8 stainless steel and coated with Black Ti Nitride finish... this Ken Onion knife looks cool and is plenty sharp. Available in both Plain Edge and Combined Razor-Sharp and Triple-Point™ Serrated Edge models.

Bottom line, some say hindsight is 20/20, but perhaps a smarter way to think is that having the Foresight™ shows you plan ahead when it comes to having the right tools.

FORESIGHT ratings and reviews
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No. of ratings: 6
 3.5/5.0 Stars  
Number of Reviews: 6
  • 2014-09-20
    Plumsted, NJ
I loved this knife. The ergonomics were great, a nice thumb ramp gives you decent control of the blade. The ball bearing system made this knife fly open, and the deep pocket design concealed it very well. The only two real issues I personally had was that 1: it didn't have a thumb stud. 2: the clip screws became loose (seems to be a common problem, at least with the two crkt knives I've owned) the only other thing might be the grip. The aluminum handles are slick. Just be careful when taking it apart, the ball bearings are small and will scatter. Overall a great knife.

  • 2014-08-27
    Citrus Heights, CA
Love the knife, hate the belt clip. Great action on the blade. Nice feel in your hand. The belt clip bent easily and is hard to bend back. I ended up taking the clip off.

  • 2014-08-25
    Boston, CA
I love Onion's work, and this knife is a monster. It's beefy and feel bomb proof. Flipping it open like firing a rifle, that's recoil Very solid in hand, balance well, nice factory edge. Holding it, like you're holding a gun.

  • 2014-01-08
    fargo, ND
the Foresite is a nice knife from CRKT and designed by Ken Onion.The blade is big and beafy with a nice belly and slight recurve.The flipper opening with the IKBS bearings system is silk smooth.The knifes aluminium handle feels great in hand and the top of the blade is nicely rouded for comfort.the knife is very sharp right out of the box and retains it s edge well .the low ride clip is perfect and this knife feels almost unnoticeable in your pocket.i really like this knife and would recommend it.

  • 2013-01-15
    Utica, MI
i can see that this knife, and CRKT's new knives are a, pun intended, stab at Benchmade Knives with these newer price points.

  • 2012-12-11
    Wamego, KS
My they are proud of this knife. What a price tag

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Foresight - Designed by Ken Onion

Item Number: FORESIGHT
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Product Specifications
Open Overall Length8.69 inches
Closed Length5.17 inches
Weight6.3 ounces

Length3.5 inches
Thickness.16 inches
FinishBlack Ti-Nitride
StyleModified Drop Point
EdgeRazor Edge / Triple-Point Serrations


TypeLocking Liner

Carry System1 Position Clip

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Ken Onion
Ken Onion - Though I have been a devout knife collector since childhood, collecting mostly production knives and anything else I could find, I was unaware of the custom knife industry until 1989 when...
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