M16®-04DB Deadbolt® vertical profile
M16®-04DB Deadbolt® profile horizontal
M16®-04DB Deadbolt® angled tip
M16®-04DB Deadbolt® angled back
M16®-04DB Deadbolt® angled feature highlight
M16®-04DB Deadbolt® angled feature highlight
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Back and ready for action.

Reimagined from the late Kit Carson’s fan-favorite M16®, this modern tactical folding knife packs three revolutionary innovations into a single design. Locked and loaded, the M16®-04DB combines Deadbolt®, Assisted Opening, and IKBS™ ball bearing pivot system, creating the ultimate everyday carry you’ll definitely want to have on your side. It might be a classic, but this knife is built to perform in the modern world.
  • Strong And Simple Deadbolt® lock provides incredible strength and it's easy to use
  • Assisted Opening Flipper deploys the blade fast
  • Smooth Opening IKBS™ ball bearing pivot deploys the blade smooth
  • Superior Performance D2 blade steel for excellent edge retention
  • Strong and Lightweight Aluminum handle combines strength with minimal weight
  • Low Profile Pocket clip provides secure carry
Kit Carson portrait

DesignerKit CarsonVine Grove, Kentucky

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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