Columbia River CRKT M40-15 Flipper Dead Bolt Lock Folding Knife (4.00 Inch Bead Blast Spearpoint Veff Serrated Blade) Black GRN Handle CRM40-15

SKU: CRKM40-15
  • Overall Length: 9.375 in.
  • Blade Length: 3.999 in.
  • Cutting Edge Length: 3.90 in.
  • Blade Thickness: 0.163 in.
  • Blade Material: 1.4116 Stainless Steel
  • Blade Style: Spear Point w/ False Edge
  • Blade Grind: Flat Ground
  • Blade Finish: Bead Blasted
  • Edge Type: Veff Serrations ComboEdge
  • Handle Length: 5.342 in.
  • Handle Thickness:
  • Handle Material: GRN
  • Handle Color: Black
  • Frame/Liner: Stainless Steel
  • Weight: 6.20 oz.
  • Carry Method: 2-Position Ambidextrous Pocket Clip (Right/Left - Tip Up)
  • Knife Type: Manual Opening Folder
  • Opening Mechanism: Flipper or Thumb Stud
  • Locking Mechanism: Deadbolt Lock
  • Brand: CRKT
  • Designer: Kit Carson
  • Model: M40-15
  • Model Number: M4015
  • Country of Origin: China
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    Discovered in a private collection and brought to life. The late Kit Carson’s memory is felt strongly throughout the industry—it shows in the absolute reverence the knife world has for his M16® and M21™ designs. The M40™ everyday carry folding knife is based on a legacy design. This version is reimagined with Deadbolt, marrying classic design with contemporary innovation. Kit’s legacy just keeps growing.

    Kit Carson turned out a host of game changing knives from his bench in Vine Grove, Kentucky. The M40™ is based on one of his relatively unknown custom designs. In classic Kit style, the stainless steel compact tanto blade is all business. It’s met with a glass-reinforced nylon and aluminum bolster handle that’s at one strong and surprisingly lightweight. The magic happens when you fire it up. The deployment action is quick and smooth with a flipper and IKBS™ ball bearing pivot system. It locks into place with Deadbolt and will stay there—enduring incredible stress and weight—until it’s simply closed with the prominent button. The M40™ is well deserving of a spot in this legendary lineage.

    How Deadbolt™ Works. Steel bolts interlock with the blade when it’s deployed to yield incredible strength. A prominent button sits at the pivot point for simple, intuitive disengagement without fingers crossing the path of the blade.