Custom knifemaker and Knifemakers' Guild member Kit Carson is widely
known for his M16® design, which we offer in many CRKT production models.
But since 1990, Kit's most consistent selling custom model has been his
classic M4™. In his usual unassuming manner, Kit says, "I guess you'd
say it's my flagship custom. It's simple, with form following function.
No tricks that look slick but aren't worth a flip in your hand. I've
made many variations on it, from exotic collectibles to working
tacticals, in maybe 20 versions. But I still get more and more calls to
make the M4."
This year we're offering the M4 design in Kit's smaller every day carry
The M4™-02W Burled Wood is a deluxe model with burled wood scales and
brushed stainless steel bolsters. It's a very classy look.
While we were engineering it, we decided to add some more value by
offering our patented OutBurst® assisted opening, and our patented*
LAWKS® safety. It creates a virtual fixed blade when actuated after the
blade is opened and locked.
The OutBurst mechanism instantly springs the blade fully open after you
have opened the blade approximately 30 degrees. M4 models have dual
thumb studs for ambidextrous one-hand opening and bronze and Teflon®
bearings at the adjustable blade pivot for smooth, fast action.
The 3.25" blade is a high-hollow-grind drop point of premium 8Cr13MoV
stainless steel in a bead-blast finish with a Razor-Sharp edge.
Our heavy-duty InterFrame build is true to Kit's design, with dual
stainless steel liners, one locking, and a stainless steel back spacer.
All M4 models have high-mounted pocket/gear clips.
So here you have a friendly E.D.C. knife that fits the hand naturally
for all kinds of cutting and carving tasks. Like Kit, it's a bit
unassuming, but it's a knife you'll come back to year after year.
*U.S. Patent No. 5,596,808
Blade: Length: 3.25" (83 mm)
Thickness: 0.121" (3.1 mm)
Steel: 8Cr13MoV, 58-59 HRC
Closed: Handle length: 3.75" (95 mm)
Open: Overall length: 7.0" (178 mm)
Weight: 3.7 oz. (105 g)
Carry System: 1 Position Clip (Tip-down)
Made in China