Kit Carson

Location: Vine Grove, Kentucky | Years Designing: 44

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

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    M16® - 13FX M16® - 13FX
    M16® - 13FX

    by Kit Carson, Vine Grove, Kentucky

    $99.99
    • Veff Serrations™ Provide Superior Cutting of Rope, Straps, and Fibrous Materials
    • G10 for Excellent Grip in All Weather Conditions
    • Gear Compatible Glass Reinforced Nylon Sheath can be Strapped Anywhere on Your Kit
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    M40® - 15 M40® - 15
    M40® - 15

    by Kit Carson, Vine Grove, Kentucky

    $119.99
    • Innovative Deadbolt® Locking Mechanism is Simple to Use and Provides Incredible Strength
    • Flipper Opening Combined with IKBS™ Ball Bearing Pivot System Deploys the Blade Smooth and Fast
    • Glass Reinforced Nylon and Aluminum Bolster Handle is Strong and Lightweight
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    M21™ - 12SFG M21™ - 12SFG
    M21™ - 12SFG

    by Kit Carson, Vine Grove, Kentucky

    $79.99
    • Automated Liner Safety Offers an Extra Layer of Protection
    • Veff Serrations™ Provide Superior Cutting of Rope, Straps, and Fibrous Materials
    • Dual Hilt Prevents Your Hand From Slipping up the Blade
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  1. M16® - 13DSFG M16® - 13DSFG
    M16® - 13DSFG

    by Kit Carson, Vine Grove, Kentucky

    Sale Price $51.99 was $89.99
    Rating:
    89%
    • Automated Liner Safety
    • Titanium Nitride Blade Finish
    • Veff Serrations™
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  2. M16® - 13SFG M16® - 13SFG
    M16® - 13SFG

    by Kit Carson, Vine Grove, Kentucky

    $89.99
    Rating:
    96%
    • Automated Liner Safety
    • Veff Serrations™
    • Dual Hilt Blade Guard w/ G10 Handles
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  3. M16® - 14DSFG M16® - 14DSFG
    M16® - 14DSFG

    by Kit Carson, Vine Grove, Kentucky

    $99.99
    Out of stock
    Rating:
    96%
    • Automated Liner Safety
    • Titanium Nitride Blade Finish
    • Veff Serrations™
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  4. M16® - 14SFG M16® - 14SFG
    M16® - 14SFG

    by Kit Carson, Vine Grove, Kentucky

    $99.99
    Rating:
    93%
    • Automated Liner Safety
    • Veff Serrations™
    • Dual Hilt Blade Guard w/ G10 Handles
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  5. M21™ - 12G M21™ - 12G
    M21™ - 12G

    by Kit Carson, Vine Grove, Kentucky

    $69.99
    Rating:
    93%
    • Automated Liner Safety
    • Carson Flipper Opening
    • Veff Serrations™
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    • Discontinued
    M21™ - 12GD DROP POINT WITH VEFF SERRATIONS™ M21™ - 12GD DROP POINT WITH VEFF SERRATIONS™
    M21™ - 12GD DROP POINT WITH VEFF SERRATIONS™

    by Kit Carson, Vine Grove, Kentucky

    $79.99
    Out of stock
    Rating:
    90%
    • Automated Liner Safety
    • Titanium Nitride Blade Finish
    • Veff Serrations™
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  6. M21™ - 14DSFG M21™ - 14DSFG
    M21™ - 14DSFG

    by Kit Carson, Vine Grove, Kentucky

    $99.99
    Rating:
    86%
    • Automated Liner Safety
    • Titanium Nitride Blade Finish
    • Veff Serrations™
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  7. M21™ - 14G M21™ - 14G
    M21™ - 14G

    by Kit Carson, Vine Grove, Kentucky

    $79.99
    Rating:
    100%
    • Automated Liner Safety
    • Carson Flipper Opening
    • Veff Serrations™
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  8. M21™ - 14SFG M21™ - 14SFG
    M21™ - 14SFG

    by Kit Carson, Vine Grove, Kentucky

    $99.99
    Rating:
    93%
    • Automated Liner Safety
    • Veff Serrations™
    • Dual Hilt Blade Guard w/ G10 Handles
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