Carson M-4 Assisted Openers – All Models Available!

Carson M04 three handles available
Carson M-4 Assisted Opening Pocket Knives – All Models Available
We are proud to announce that Columbia River Knife and Tool has delivered to us the great Carson Designed M-4 assisted opening pocketknife with all three handles. We now have this great folding pocketknife in Stag, Wood and White Bone.
Kit Carson is a remarkable custom knife maker who has some of the world’s greatest pocketknife designs to his credit. The Columbia River Knife and Tool M-16 folding combat knife is one of the best selling knives of all time. Columbia River has also released the M-04 series and we think it is more of the gentleman’s folding knife than the M-16, but they are all well designed and well made.

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Introducing the Columbia River Delegate

Columbia River Delegate Pocketknife
Introducing the Columbia River Delegate

Usually, assisted opening knives go for the cool tactical look. They are designed to snap open and scare away any potential attackers. But the same design also scares the average civilian. The Delegate from Columbia River is an assisted knife that won’t scare the neighbors, or the maître d’ at that nice French restaurant you like to go to. The sleek and simple design when closed is attractive, and the drop point blade is utilitarian and non-threatening. The handles feature either cocobolo wood scales for the black blade model, or white bone scales for the satin blade model, which really add to the classy quality that this knife has going for it.

However, the Delegate isn’t just about looks. Despite its non-threatening appearance, the blade is razor sharp, and the assisted open action snaps the blade open with authority.

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Get a Premonition From Columbia River

Columbia River Gerry McGinnis Premonition Pocketknife
New Gerry McGinnis Premonition from Columbia River

We are having a premonition… That you will love this knife! The Premonition is the latest pocket knife from Columbia River’s boy wonder, Gerry McGinnis, who is producing a plethora of pocketknives while completing an engineering degree at North Carolina State University. The Premonition follows Mr. McGinnis’ trend of flipper opening knives, which allows for assisted-fast opening without the weight or potential legal issues of the assisted mechanism. When opened, the flipper also acts as finger guard. The opening speed is perfectly complemented by a thin, sleek design, light weight, and great balance. The black and blue G-10 handles round everything off.

How can we offer all of this starting at $28.95? You’ll just have to check your crystal ball.

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Columbia River Ed Van Hoy Biotac Knife Harness

Columbia River Ed Hoy Biotac Knife Harness
Columbia River Ed Van Hoy Biotac Knife Harness

The Biotac knife harness, designed by Ed Van Hoy and produced by Columbia River, will change the way you carry your fixed blade knives. Particularly great for neck knives, the Biotac allows you to position your knife comfortably in six basic inverted positions, and it is fully adjustable so that you can position it the way you like. The Biotac requires a positive locking sheath, with a snap or detent to hold the knife securely, because of the inverted carry. It works great for both open and concealed carry.

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New Columbia River Carson Pocketknife

Columbia River Carson M4-02S Assisted Plain Blade Genuine Stag Handles
New Columbia River Carson M4-02S Assisted With Stag Handles!

The Kit Carson M-16 series is known as a hard use tactical line – and it has consistently been one of the highest regarded series by knife users year after year. You need a little style with your tactical folder, and the M4 series is it. A little smaller, a little more sculpted, and a lot faster opening – thanks to the OutBurst assisted opening mechanism. The M4-02 in particular features a beautiful stag handle and a 3.25″ blade with the LAWKS knife safety mechanism.

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Columbia River SpareTool Multitool

Columbia River Raleigh Tabor SpareTool
The Columbia River SpareTool

These simple, single piece multitools seem to be the newest trend. Gerber’s Artifact and Shard are going to face some serious competition now that the Raleigh Tabor designed SpareTool is out and about! This clever little multitool from Columbia River includes a small but hefty blade, an embedded screwdriver bit which can be used to turn the tool into a T-driver, a bottle opener, a nail lifter, and more. The tool locks into a secure kydex sheath with a handy belt clip.

We like this tool, and we think you will too. And at this price, why not add it to your next order?

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New Allen Elishewitz Tao Tactical Pens from Columbia River

New Tao Tactical Pens from Columbia River
New Allen Elishewitz Tactical Pens from Columbia River

Pens are definitely what is hot right now, and quite a few manufacturers are getting into the pen game. One that we had been looking forward to was Columbia River because we figured that they would collaborate with someone really cool to make their pen. We were right… they have just released a pen designed by Allen Elishewitz! This is a beautiful and comfortable writing implement that is also a self-defense tool designed to be used at multiple levels of threat and response.

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Columbia River’s Tribute to the Godfather of the Guild

Columbia River Centofante Tribute Knife
Columbia River’s Tribute to the Godfather of the Guild

Frank Centofante started making pocket knives in 1970. A year later he became a member of the Knifemaker’s Guild, and has since served on the board of directors for 20 years, including 8 years as the President of the Knifemaker’s Guild. His prowess at knifemaking has resulted in his being called the Godfather of the Knifemakers Guild. Unfortunately, Frank Centofante passed away in September of 2009. Before he passed, however, he designed one last collaborative effort with Columbia River. In honor of his memory, Columbia River chose to call his final collaborative knife the Centofante Tribute.

The Centofante Tribute comes in two different models. The Tribute has a 3.125″ blade, while the Tribute 2 has a 2.875″ blade. The design is simplicity and elegance. The slender spear point blade is opened with a classic nail nick, and is complemented by a red wood patterned Micarta handle. The lockback locking mechanism allows the handle of the knife the be extremely thin, just a little bit over a quarter of an inch at its thickest. The result is a thin, light blade that would go well with a suit, but is also capable of anything you might need your every day carry knife for. All of this for under $30.00.

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Ken Onion’s Eros Gentleman’s Folding Knives

Ken Onion Eros Gentleman's Knife
Ken Onion’s Eros Gentleman’s Folding Knives

Ken Onion is famous for the assisted opening knives he developed for Kershaw over a ten year period. Now that he has moved on from Kershaw to Columbia River, he also seems to have moved on from assisted openers. Not to worry, fans of fast opening knives, his new CRKT Eros folder opens just as fast-if not quicker. The secret to Ken’s new speedy folders is the bearings that the blade floats on-the official name is IKBS-that allow it to open like its on roller skates! CRKT is so proud of these knives that they are serial numbering them.

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Really Smart Emergency Tool: ExiTool Seat Belt Cutter

Columbia River Kommer ExiTool Seat Belt Cutter
Columbia River Kommer ExiTool Seat Belt Cutter
This is about the most clever contraption we have seen in a while. This emergency tool from Columbia River Knife and Tools, will be there when you need it. Instead of being stashed in the glove box, this one clamps right on your seat belt. It has a cutter, a light and a glass breaker. These make a very thoughtful gift, too.
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