M16-Z - COMBO EDGE
M16 Z - Designed by Kit Carson - Combo Edge
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.
The M16®-03Z and M16®-13Z are slim designs with spear point blades. They are ideal for a variety of carry positions.
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, and offer both Razor-Sharp and Combined Razor-Sharp and Triple-Point™ Serrated edges.
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.
- Open Overall Length 8.25 inches
- Closed Length 4.75 inches
- Weight 3.5 ounces
- Blade Length 3.5 inches
- Blade Thickness 0.1 inches
- Blade Material AUS 8
- Blade-HRC 58-59
- Finish Bead-Blast
- Grind Hollow
- Style Spear Point
- Edge Plain
- Handle Material Glass Filled Nylon
- Liner 420J2
- Lock Type Locking Liner
- Safety System AutoLAWKS
- Carry System 1 Position Clip
- Flipper Yes