Columbia River Knife & Tool® M16-10KZC - M16™ 3" Black Tanto Serrated Folding Knife

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M16™ 3" Black Tanto Serrated Folding Knife (M16-10KZC) by Columbia River Knife & Tool®. Clam Pack. Designed by Kit Carson in Vine Grove, Kentucky. If It Still Looks This Good a Year From Now, CRKT Want It Back. This everyday carry pocket knife is designed just like the tactical version that inspired it-to be used. That's why it's overbuilt with an open build frame, high carbon stainless steel blade, and the signature Carson Flipper. Admire it. Then put it to work.


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  • Can not be sold internationally


Blade Length: 3" / 76.2mm
Blade Edge: Combination
Blade Steel: 8Cr15MoV, 58-60 HRC
Blade Finish: EDP
Blade Thickness: 0.08" / 2.03mm
Folded Length: 4" / 101.6mm
Weight: 2.3 oz.
Handle: Glass-Reinforced Nylon
Style: Folding Knife with Locking Liner
Overall Length: 7.125" / 180.98mm
Blade Color: Black
Blade Style: Tanto
Edge Type: Serrated


  • Automated Liner Safety
  • Triple Point™ Serrations
  • Black Corrosion Resistant EDP Coating
  • Developed by the most skilled designers
  • Robust and smart design ensures great quality
  • Will provide maximum utility and reliability
  • Expertly manufactured to endure and succeed

The M16® Z everyday carry series was designed by Vine Grove, Kentucky's legendary custom knifemaker and retired Sgt. Major Harold "Kit" Carson. After years of crafting knives for military use, he answered the call when it came to creating one for the civilian population. Now people everywhere have a blade that's ready for the line of duty in whatever capacity they see fit.

An affordable everyday carry knife, the M16®-10KZ features a dual hollow grind tanto-style blade. The result is maximum blade strength and ability to saw through cord, webbing, nets or vegetation quickly. It also comes loaded with a distinctive black frame and hardware with a non-reflective tactically inspired look. But at this price, you won't feel guilty if you leave it at a job site somewhere as night sets in.The blade opens easily when you need it most. Just put your finger on the Carson Flipper. Flick your wrist. Then it all locks into place with the automated liner safety that automatically actuates when the blades is open. It's goodbye folder and hello fixed blade when locked. You're safe and sound and ready to go.To close the knife, pull the red buttoned safety lever back, slide the locking liner over, and fold the blade into the closed position. The handle features easy-to-grip glass-reinforced nylon scales and a stainless steel lined InterFrame. Assembled with glass-reinforced nylon back spacers and Torx® fasteners as well, the handle is rigid and offers excellent toughness and resistance to solvents. A one position, stainless steel pocket clip rounds out the features. Hold on and be ready to put this knife through anything.

Born in Oregon in 1994, Columbia River Knife and Tool® is an American company specializing in manufacturing second-to-none equipment that makes your life easier and safer. From pocket knives that you can carry every day to survival, technical, and hunting accessories, CRKT offers a great variety of quality and reliable solutions for your specific needs. The company collaborates with the most talented designers to ensure its equipment is multifunctional and stylish. Made from industry-leading materials and utilizing tried-and-true manufacturing techniques, CRKT knives and tools are sure to inspire and endure.

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