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
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    • 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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  1. M16® - 04A AUTOMATIC M16® - 04A AUTOMATIC
    M16® - 04A AUTOMATIC

    by Kit Carson, Vine Grove, Kentucky

    • 100% Made in the USA
    • Push Button Automatic Opening w/Patented Safety
    • Lightweight Black Anodized Aluminum Handles
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  2. M16® - 12ZLEK TANTO WITH TRIPLE POINT™ SERRATIONS M16® - 12ZLEK TANTO WITH TRIPLE POINT™ SERRATIONS
    M16® - 12ZLEK TANTO WITH TRIPLE POINT™ SERRATIONS

    by Kit Carson, Vine Grove, Kentucky

    $89.99
    Rating:
    91%
    • Automated Liner Safety
    • Triple Point™ Serrations
    • Seat Belt Strap Cutter and Tungsten Carbide Window Breaker
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  3. M16® - 13DSFG SPECIAL FORCES DESERT TANTO WITH VEFF SERRATIONS™ M16® - 13DSFG SPECIAL FORCES DESERT TANTO WITH VEFF SERRATIONS™
    M16® - 13DSFG SPECIAL FORCES DESERT TANTO WITH VEFF SERRATIONS™

    by Kit Carson, Vine Grove, Kentucky

    $79.99
    Rating:
    89%
    • Automated Liner Safety
    • Titanium Nitride Blade Finish
    • Veff Serrations™
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  4. M16® - 13SFG SPECIAL FORCES TANTO WITH VEFF SERRATIONS™ M16® - 13SFG SPECIAL FORCES TANTO WITH VEFF SERRATIONS™
    M16® - 13SFG SPECIAL FORCES TANTO WITH VEFF SERRATIONS™

    by Kit Carson, Vine Grove, Kentucky

    $79.99
    Rating:
    96%
    • Automated Liner Safety
    • Veff Serrations™
    • Dual Hilt Blade Guard w/ G10 Handles
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  5. M16® - 14D DESERT TANTO COPPER WITH TRIPLE POINT™ SERRATIONS M16® - 14D DESERT TANTO COPPER WITH TRIPLE POINT™ SERRATIONS
    M16® - 14D DESERT TANTO COPPER WITH TRIPLE POINT™ SERRATIONS

    by Kit Carson, Vine Grove, Kentucky

    $99.99
    Rating:
    91%
    • Automated Liner Safety
    • Triple Point™ Serrations
    • Aluminum Handles w/Carson Flipper
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  6. M16® - 14DSFG SPECIAL FORCES DESERT TANTO LARGE WITH VEFF SERRATIONS™ M16® - 14DSFG SPECIAL FORCES DESERT TANTO LARGE WITH VEFF SERRATIONS™
    $99.99
    Rating:
    95%
    • Automated Liner Safety
    • Titanium Nitride Blade Finish
    • Veff Serrations™
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  7. M16® - 14SF SPECIAL FORCES TANTO LARGE WITH TRIPLE POINT™ SERRATIONS M16® - 14SF SPECIAL FORCES TANTO LARGE WITH TRIPLE POINT™ SERRATIONS
    M16® - 14SF SPECIAL FORCES TANTO LARGE WITH TRIPLE POINT™ SERRATIONS

    by Kit Carson, Vine Grove, Kentucky

    $135.00
    Rating:
    94%
    • Automated Liner Safety
    • Triple Point™ Serrations
    • Dual Hilt Blade Guard w/ Aluminum Handles
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  8. M16® - 14SFG SPECIAL FORCES TANTO LARGE WITH VEFF SERRATIONS™ M16® - 14SFG SPECIAL FORCES TANTO LARGE WITH VEFF SERRATIONS™
    M16® - 14SFG SPECIAL FORCES TANTO LARGE WITH VEFF SERRATIONS™

    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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  9. M16®- 14ZER EMERGENCY RESCUE TANTO LARGE WITH TRIPLE POINT™ SERRATIONS M16®- 14ZER EMERGENCY RESCUE TANTO LARGE WITH TRIPLE POINT™ SERRATIONS
    $99.99
    Rating:
    92%
    • Automated Liner Safety
    • Triple Point™ Serrations
    • Seat Belt Strap Cutter and Tungsten Carbide Window Breaker
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  10. M16® - 14ZLEK TANTO LARGE WITH TRIPLE POINT™ SERRATIONS M16® - 14ZLEK TANTO LARGE WITH TRIPLE POINT™ SERRATIONS
    M16® - 14ZLEK TANTO LARGE WITH TRIPLE POINT™ SERRATIONS

    by Kit Carson, Vine Grove, Kentucky

    $99.99
    Rating:
    92%
    • Automated Liner Safety
    • Triple Point™ Serrations
    • Seat Belt Strap Cutter and Tungsten Carbide Window Breaker
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  11. M16® - 14ZSF DESERT TANTO WITH TRIPLE POINT™ SERRATIONS M16® - 14ZSF DESERT TANTO WITH TRIPLE POINT™ SERRATIONS
    M16® - 14ZSF DESERT TANTO WITH TRIPLE POINT™ SERRATIONS

    by Kit Carson, Vine Grove, Kentucky

    $89.99
    Rating:
    94%
    • Automated Liner Safety
    • Triple Point™ Serrations
    • Glass Reinforced Nylon Handles w/Dual Hilt
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