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M16® - 14ZSF DESERT TANTO WITH TRIPLE POINT™ SERRATIONS
- Automated Liner Safety
- Triple Point™ Serrations
- Glass Reinforced Nylon Handles w/Dual Hilt
|Blade Length||3.99" (101.35 mm)|
|Blade Steel||AUS 8|
|Blade Finish||Bead Blast|
|Blade Thickness||0.14" (3.56 mm)|
|Closed Length||5.375" (136.53 mm)|
|Handle||Glass Reinforced Nylon|
|Style||Folding Knife w/Locking Liner|
|Overall Length||9.25" (234.95 mm)|
Our M16®-14ZSFmodel features our super rigid InterFrame build with 420J2 stainless steel liners, threaded stainless steel back spacers, and Desert Camo pattern glass filled nylon scales. The blade is a non-reflective bead-blast finished AUS 8 stainless steel. It blends and almost disappears in the desert.
Our tactical SF model features two Carson Flippers, resulting in a true hilt when the blade is opened. Our Big Dog glass filled nylon version has a 3.875" (98 mm) blade and full-size handle with a pommel which is exceptionally powerful in tactical situations. Weight is a hefty 6.3 oz. (179 g).
It also features our automated liner safety. Automated liner safety is the locking liner safety innovation taken to the next level. The automated liner safety sets a pin between the locking liner and the frame. This pin acts as an additional layer of safety, so the locking liner is less likely to disengage during use.
To close the knife, pull the red buttoned safety lever back, slide the locking liner over, and fold the blade into the closed position. Want one of the most secure safety systems on the market? The choice is automatic.
One-hand opening and closing is quick and smooth, the result of precision tolerances and lubrous washers at the blade pivot. The dual ambidextrous thumb studs with checkered surfaces provide instant access in any circumstance.
The blade has Combined Razor-Sharp and Triple-Point™ Serrated edges.
Vine Grove, Kentucky
Kit retired as a ranking Master Sergeant and ultimately became a high profile member of the Knifemakers’ Guild. Kit designed the successful M16® knife series named one of the Top 10 Tactical Folders of the Decade by Blade Magazine. Inducted into the Cutlery Hall of Fame in 2012, Kit’s industry influence was felt far and wide. He even mentored such greats as Ken Onion. Kit passed in 2014. The Carson family requests that donations be made to the National Parkinson Foundation at Parkinson.org