All the zip, the wow, and features of Kit Carson’s Big Dog M16s in
a Compact Every Day Carry.
After the incredible success of Kit Carson’s original aluminum M16®
Series, we began to get comments like this, “I love my M16 Big Dog,
but I wish I had a bit more compact size that I could carry every day,
both on the job and at leisure.” These requests reached the point
that we could not ignore them, so here they are: the M16 Compact EDC
(Every Day Carry).
All have non-reflective black titanium nitride coated blades.
We have made the contoured handles long enough for real work tasks. They
are still 6061 T6 hard anodized aluminum, CNC machined with a perimeter
radius for comfort. A stainless steel locking liner with friction
grooves gives positive locking. We also incorporated the patented* Lake
And Walker Knife Safety (LAWKS®) into all compact M16 models, which
converts them into virtual fixed blades when engaged.
As in the larger models, premium AUS 8 stainless steel was chosen for
blade steel, for its edge retention and durability. All models feature
the “Carson Flipper” extension to the blade, which aids
opening and acts as an additional blade guard.
One-hand opening and closing is as velvet smooth as larger M16s, the
result of Teflon® bearings at the blade pivot. The ambidextrous
thumb studs with checkered surface provide instant access in any
All models feature a removable black Teflon plated stainless steel
Not novelties, but real work knives—high performing little guys,
like jockeys and featherweight boxers. And they can still be a hand
Blade: Overall length: 3.12” (7.9 cm)
Cutting edge: 3.00” (7.62 cm)
Thickness: 0.08” (0.20 cm)
Steel: AUS 8, 57-58 HRC
Handle: Closed length: 4.00” (10.2 cm)
Weight: 1.9 oz. (54 g)