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

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  1. M21™ - 10KSF M21™ - 10KSF
    M21™ - 10KSF

    by Kit Carson, Vine Grove, Kentucky

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    • Frame Lock w/Dual Hilt
    • Triple Point™ Serrations
    • Black Oxide Blade Finish
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  2. M16® - 13Z M16® - 13Z
    M16® - 13Z

    by Kit Carson, Vine Grove, Kentucky

    • Automated Liner Safety
    • Triple Point™ Serrations
    • Glass Reinforced Nylon Handles
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