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®-04KS M16®-04KS
    M16®-04KS

    by Kit Carson, Vine Grove, Kentucky

    Sale Price $49.99 was $79.99
    Rating:
    100%
    • Carson Flipper Opening
    • Frame Lock
    • Stainless Steel Handles
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  2. M16® - 02Z TANTO M16® - 02Z TANTO
    M16® - 02Z TANTO

    by Kit Carson, Vine Grove, Kentucky

    Sale Price $43.99 was $69.99
    Rating:
    60%
    • Automated Liner Safety
    • Carson Flipper Opening
    • Glass Reinforced Nylon Handles
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  3. M16® - 12Z M16® - 12Z
    M16® - 12Z

    by Kit Carson, Vine Grove, Kentucky

    Sale Price $44.99 was $69.99
    Rating:
    93%
    • Automated Liner Safety
    • Triple Point™ Serrations
    • Glass Reinforced Nylon Handles
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  4. 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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  5. 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
    Out of stock
    Rating:
    94%
    • Automated Liner Safety
    • Triple Point™ Serrations
    • Glass Reinforced Nylon Handles w/Carson Flipper
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  6. M21™ - 14SF M21™ - 14SF
    M21™ - 14SF

    by Kit Carson, Vine Grove, Kentucky

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