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The M16® is the most popular series that CRKT® has ever made. Over the years we have paid homage to the late and revered Kit Carson by keeping his legacy alive with new iterations. This is different. Introducing the first fixed blade tactical M16® knife with Veff Serrations™ and a whole world of new possibilities.
- Extremely Sharp: Veff Serrations™ provide superior cutting power of rope and straps
- Exceptional Grip: G10 handle provides grip in all conditions
- Gear Compatible: Durable thermoplastic sheath with mounting options
|Blade Length||4.64" (117.91 mm)|
|Blade Edge||Veff Serrations™|
|Blade Finish||Powder Coat|
|Blade Thickness||0.15" (3.91 mm)|
|Overall Length||9.38" (238.13 mm)|
|Weight||4.60 oz. (130.41 g)|
|Style||Fixed Blade Knife w/Sheath|
|Sheath Weight||2.30 oz. (65.20g)|
The late Kit Carson designed this and many of his other groundbreaking knives in his shop in Vine Grove, Kentucky. Kit’s lasting legacy is anchored to his ranking as a master sergeant and his high-profile membership in the Cutlery Hall of Fame. The M16®-13FX keeps all we love about Kit’s line of tactical folders and reimagines it as a fixed blade. The versatile tanto blade is built of SK5 carbon steel and has a black powder coated finish for supreme durability as well as Veff Serrations™ for slicing through ropes or cords with ease. As a fixed blade, it stands up to tougher tasks than folders but features the same trusty and recognizable handle design fortified with G10 to be grippy in all conditions. A versatile glass-reinforced nylon sheath has holes for strapping on racks, packs, belts, and everything in between.
With this new M16® reissue, we’re honoring a legend the best way we know how.
Vine 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