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M16-10KE - Tanto - Designed by Kit Carson

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M16-10KE description
After the incredible success of Kit Carson's original aluminum M16® Series, we began to get comments like this, "I love my M16 Big Dog, but I wish I had a bit more compact size that I could carry every day, both on the job and at leisure." These requests reached the point that we could not ignore them, so here they are: the M16® EDC (Every Day Carry).

The M16-10KE features British Racing Green handles and a non-reflective black titanium nitride coated blade. It has a Tanto-style blade with dual hollow grinds and Combined Razor-Sharp and Triple-Point Serrated edges. It offers maximum strength in a blade of this size.

We took the opportunity to incorporate our patented* AutoLAWKS automatic safety, an advanced version of the Lake And Walker Knife Safety, into the M16-10KE, which automatically converts it into a virtual fixed blade when opened.

We have made the contoured handles long enough for real work tasks. They are still 6061 T6 hard anodized aluminum, CNC machined with a perimeter radius for comfort. A stainless steel locking liner with friction grooves gives positive locking.

As in the larger models, premium AUS 8 stainless steel was chosen for blade steel, for its edge retention and durability.

It features the "Carson Flipper" extension to the blade, which aids opening and acts as an additional blade guard.

One-hand opening and closing is as velvet smooth as the larger M16 models, the result of lubrous washers at the blade pivot. The ambidextrous thumb studs with checkered surface provide instant access in any circumstance.

The M16-10KE also has a removable black stainless steel clothing/gear clip.

Not novelties, but real work knives—high-performing little guys, like jockeys and featherweight boxers. And they can still be a handful.

*U.S. Patent Nos. 5,596,808 and 7,437,822
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M16-10KE - Tanto - Designed by Kit Carson

Item Number: M16-10KE
 
Price: $79.99
Discontinued
 
 


Product Specifications
Dimensions
Open Overall Length7.125 inches
Closed Length4 inches
Weight2 ounces

Blade
Length3 inches
Thickness0.08 inches
MaterialAUS 8
Blade-HRC58-59
FinishBlack Titanium Nitride
GrindHollow
StyleTanto
EdgeTiple-Point Serrations

Handle
MaterialAluminum
Liner420J2

Lock
TypeLocking Liner
Safety SystemAutoLAWKS

Carry
Carry System1 Position Clip

Features
FlipperYes
PatentU.S. Patents 5,596,808 7,437,822

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Kit Carson
Kit Carson of Vine Grove, Kentucky, is a retired professional soldier, rising to the level of Sergeant Major. He has made knives for 30 years and has been a full-time knifemaker since 1993.
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