Columbia River M16-12Z E.R.

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TheM16-12Z is a tough little bulldog, with a 3.00" dual grind Tanto-style blade. It uses the very successful InterFrame construction, tough, textured glass filled nylon scales over a 420J2 stainless steel liner InterFrame. Columbia River overbuilt it for rigidity, using solid glass filled nylon back spacers. And they assemble the handle with superior offset Torx fasteners. The handle is exceptionally rigid and fills the hand perfectly. Columbia River uses their 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. They've also incorporated the 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 Clydesdaleready to rush a knight into battle or pull a beer wagon. Every day. Day after day.

- CampSaver.com

Designed with professional rescue personnel in mind, the versatile CRKT M16-12Z Knife features a tanto-style combo blade, integrated seat-belt cutter, and a tungsten carbide window breaker on the butt. The Carson Flipper allows for rapid one-handed opening, and the AutoLawks safety gives the knife the secure feel of a fixed blade when in use.

- Backcountry.com

CRKT M16Z - Designed by Kit Carson - For years, Kit Carson's M16(R) 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(R)-02Z and M16(R)-12Z are tough little bulldogs, with 3.00" dual grind Tanto-style blades. 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(R) 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(TM) 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(TM) 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. Dimensions Open Overall Length : 7.375 inches Closed Length : 4.25 inches Weight : 3.6 ounces Blade Length : 3 inches Thickness : 0.12 inches Material : AUS 4 Blade-HRC : 55-57 Finish : Bead-Blast Grind : Hollow Style : Tanto Edge : Plain Handle Material : Glass Filled Nylon Liner : 420J2 Lock Type : Locking Liner Safety System : AutoLAWKS Carry Carry System : 1 Position Clip Features Flipper : Yes

- Massey's Outfitters

M16-12Z E.R. This is the smaller Tanto-blade version of Kit Carson's very popular M16 Z line. The very strong blade grind, Combination Triple-Point Serrated edge and Carson Flipper make this a compact and versatile rescue folder. A stainless steel pocket/gear clip and our exclusive patented* AutoLAWKS automatic safety are standard.

- Ramsey Outdoor

The Columbia River M16-12ZE E.R. knife is tough enough to cut through seatbelts and smash car windows in emergencies, but practical enough to slice your pepperoni for a tasty backcountry pizza. 3 in. long partially serrated, AUS 8 stainless-steel blade holds an edge well and is easy to sharpen; strong Tanto-style tip endures regular use. Serrated edge is especially useful when cutting through rope or webbing. Includes a tungsten carbide window breaker on the bottom of the handle and a seat belt cutter at the base of the blade for escaping from a vehicle. Use the thumb studs to quickly open the blade with either your left or right hand; once blade is fully open, it locks securely in place. Auto-lock safety feature is easy to disengage with one hand when you want to close the knife. Zytel(R) fiberglass-filled nylon handle includes a removable stainless-steel pocket clip that's plated with Teflon(R) for toughness and resistance to solvents. Overstock.

- REI