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Columbia River CRKT M16-13Z Carson Flipper 3.5" Bead Blast Combo Blade, Black GFN Handles


MSRP* : $69.99 | You Save* : $25.04 (36%)
Part #: CRM1613Z | Columbia River (CRKT)
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CRM1613Z: Carson M16-13Z
For years, Kit Carson's M16® designs have been our most popular series. And our Z version has built the largest user base of all. These knives are built for function, not fad. And they are exceptional values. 

They use our very successful InterFrame construction, tough, textured glass filled nylon scales over a 420J2 stainless steel liner InterFrame. We overbuild it for rigidity, using solid glass filled nylon back spacers. And we assemble the handle with superior offset Torx® fasteners. The handle is exceptionally rigid and fills the hand perfectly. 

We use our tough AUS 4 high-carbon stainless steel for the blades to give greater everyday utility.

All models feature the Carson Flipper, which is not only an aid to opening the blade, especially when wearing gloves, but acts as a blade guard when the blade is open. 

We've also incorporated our patented* AutoLAWKS™ automatic knife safety into all models, which converts the M16 Z series into virtual fixed blades when their blades are open and locked. 

All styles have lubrous washers and a removable stainless steel clothing/gear clip. 

Think of the M16-Z as a Clydesdale—ready to rush a knight into battle or pull a beer wagon. Every day. Day after day.
  • Dimensions
    • Open Overall Length: 8.25 inches
    • Closed Length: 4.75 inches
    • Weight: 3.5 ounces
  • Blade
    • Length: 3.5 inches
    • Thickness: 0.1 inches
    • Material: AUS 4
    • Blade-HRC: 55-57
    • Finish: Bead-Blast
    • Grind: Hollow
    • Style: Spear Point
    • Edge: Partially Serrated
  • Handle
    • Material: Glass Filled Nylon
    • Liner: 420J2
  • Lock
    • Type: Locking Liner
    • Safety System: AutoLAWKS
  • Carry
    • Carry System: 1 Position Clip
  • Features
    • Flipper: Yes

UPC Code: 794023161311

Zytel Handles
Zytel Handles
A nylon polymer that is lightweight and extremely durable, Zytel can be shaped and textured to provide excellent grip.
Pocket Clip
Pocket Clip
Includes a pocket clip for easy accessibility and a more secure carry.
Columbia River CRKT M16-13Z Carson Flipper 3.5" Bead Blast Combo Blade, Black GFN Handles4.600 (10 reviews)
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Columbia River CRKT M16-13Z Carson Flipper 3.5" Bead Blast Combo Blade, Black GFN Handles
5 out of 5
Lane C R
May 07, 2015
Pros: Blade Sharpness, Lock Type, Handle Material, Overall Quality, Pocket Clip, Ease of Opening, Handle Feel, Weight, Lock Ease of Use, Blade Material
Cons: None
Great folder
This is my favorite knife. I carry it all the time and use it for work all the time.easy to re sharpen and very fast to open. And very sturdy. Just put a little loc titeon the clip screws because they will work there way out.
Columbia River CRKT M16-13Z Carson Flipper 3.5" Bead Blast Combo Blade, Black GFN Handles
5 out of 5
Mar 15, 2015
Pros: Lock Type, Pocket Clip, Handle Feel, Blade Sharpness, Blade Material, Ease of Opening, Weight, Lock Ease of Use, Overall Quality
Cons: None
A tool i couldnt go without
This knife has never let me down. this person below me claiming its too hard to open obviously does not know how to adjust the blade, you can set the resistance on the main screw with a flat head screwdriver. it is easy to take apart and clean and its slim design fits in my pocket perfectly. the blade is strong (even though i broke the tip off of it, it was a stupid mistake, i managed to sharpen it back to a point) and to this day i dont leave home without it. if it ever breaks i will definitely buy another one.
Columbia River CRKT M16-13Z Carson Flipper 3.5" Bead Blast Combo Blade, Black GFN Handles
2 out of 5
Cleburne, Tx
May 11, 2014
Pros: None
Cons: Ease of Opening
One of the worst knives i've ever purchased
This knife is so hard to open, the jimping on the flipper make my finger sore after a few flips of the blade. Sometimes I press down on the flipper with sufficient pressure and the blade doesn't move at all. It's a shame because I really like the looks of this knife, but without functionality it's a paper weight. It's so bad, I feel wrong for trying to resell this blade to someone on ebay.
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