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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  1. M16®-03KS M16®-03KS
    M16®-03KS

    by Kit Carson, Vine Grove, Kentucky

    $64.99
    Rating:
    100%
    • Carson Flipper Opening
    • Frame Lock
    • Stainless Steel Handles
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  2. M21™ - 10KSF M21™ - 10KSF
    M21™ - 10KSF

    by Kit Carson, Vine Grove, Kentucky

    $54.99
    Out of stock
    Rating:
    85%
    • Frame Lock w/Dual Hilt
    • Triple Point™ Serrations
    • Black Oxide Blade Finish
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    • New
    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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    • New
    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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    • New
    M40® - 03 M40® - 03
    M40® - 03

    by Kit Carson, Vine Grove, Kentucky

    $109.99
    • 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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  3. M16®-01KS M16®-01KS
    M16®-01KS

    by Kit Carson, Vine Grove, Kentucky

    $54.99
    Rating:
    85%
    • Frame Lock
    • Stainless Steel Handles
    • Black Corrosion Resistant EDP Coating
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  4. M16® - 01KZ M16® - 01KZ
    M16® - 01KZ

    by Kit Carson, Vine Grove, Kentucky

    $54.99
    Out of stock
    Rating:
    79%
    • Automated Liner Safety
    • Black Corrosion Resistant EDP Coating
    • Glass Reinforced Nylon Handles
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  5. M16® - 01S M16® - 01S
    M16® - 01S

    by Kit Carson, Vine Grove, Kentucky

    $54.99
    Rating:
    88%
    • Frame Lock
    • Stainless Steel Handles
    • Carson Flipper Opening
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  6. M16® - 01Z M16® - 01Z
    M16® - 01Z

    by Kit Carson, Vine Grove, Kentucky

    $54.99
    Rating:
    83%
    • Automated Liner Safety
    • Carson Flipper Opening
    • Glass Reinforced Nylon Handles
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  7. M16® - 03S M16® - 03S
    M16® - 03S

    by Kit Carson, Vine Grove, Kentucky

    $89.99
    Rating:
    70%
    • Locking Liner Safety
    • Carson Flipper Opening
    • Aluminum Handles
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  8. M16® - 03Z M16® - 03Z
    M16® - 03Z

    by Kit Carson, Vine Grove, Kentucky

    $69.99
    Rating:
    100%
    • Automated Liner Safety
    • Carson Flipper Opening
    • Glass Reinforced Nylon Handles
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    • Discontinued
    M16® - 13T TITANIUM SPEAR POINT WITH TRIPLE POINT™ SERRATIONS M16® - 13T TITANIUM SPEAR POINT WITH TRIPLE POINT™ SERRATIONS
    M16® - 13T TITANIUM SPEAR POINT WITH TRIPLE POINT™ SERRATIONS

    by Kit Carson, Vine Grove, Kentucky

    $130.00
    Out of stock
    Rating:
    92%
    • Automated Liner Safety
    • Triple Point™ Serrations
    • Carson Flipper and Titanium Handles
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  9. M16® - 13Z M16® - 13Z
    M16® - 13Z

    by Kit Carson, Vine Grove, Kentucky

    $69.99
    Rating:
    95%
    • Automated Liner Safety
    • Triple Point™ Serrations
    • Glass Reinforced Nylon Handles
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  10. M16® - 13ZLEK M16® - 13ZLEK
    M16® - 13ZLEK

    by Kit Carson, Vine Grove, Kentucky

    $89.99
    Rating:
    89%
    • Automated Liner Safety
    • Triple Point™ Serrations
    • Seat Belt Strap Cutter and Tungsten Carbide Window Breaker
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  11. M16® - 13ZM DESERT SPEAR POINT WITH TRIPLE POINT™ SERRATIONS M16® - 13ZM DESERT SPEAR POINT WITH TRIPLE POINT™ SERRATIONS
    M16® - 13ZM DESERT SPEAR POINT WITH TRIPLE POINT™ SERRATIONS

    by Kit Carson, Vine Grove, Kentucky

    Sale Price $53.99 was $79.99
    Rating:
    94%
    • Automated Liner Safety
    • Triple Point™ Serrations
    • Glass Reinforced Nylon Handles w/Carson Flipper
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  12. M21™ - 02G M21™ - 02G
    M21™ - 02G

    by Kit Carson, Vine Grove, Kentucky

    $79.99
    Rating:
    100%
    • Automated Liner Safety
    • Carson Flipper Opening
    • G10 Handles
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  13. M21™ - 04G M21™ - 04G
    M21™ - 04G

    by Kit Carson, Vine Grove, Kentucky

    $89.99
    Out of stock
    Rating:
    97%
    • Automated Liner Safety
    • Carson Flipper Opening
    • G10 Handles
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  14. 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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    • Discontinued
    M21™ - 14 ALUMINUM LARGE WITH TRIPLE POINT™ SERRATIONS M21™ - 14 ALUMINUM LARGE WITH TRIPLE POINT™ SERRATIONS
    M21™ - 14 ALUMINUM LARGE WITH TRIPLE POINT™ SERRATIONS

    by Kit Carson, Vine Grove, Kentucky

    $99.99
    Out of stock
    Rating:
    100%
    • Automated Liner Safety
    • Carson Flipper Opening
    • Triple Point™ Serrations
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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. M21™ - 14SF M21™ - 14SF
    M21™ - 14SF

    by Kit Carson, Vine Grove, Kentucky

    Sale Price $86.99 was $135.00
    Rating:
    92%
    • Automated Liner Safety
    • Triple Point™ Serrations
    • Dual Hilt Blade Guard w/ Aluminum Handles
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  18. 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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