Columbia River Knife and Tool (CRKT) is based right here in the USA in Tualatin Oregon. Since 1984 CRKT has been offering a vast line of knives and tools for just about every imaginable application and industry. Their knives and tools can be seen on the belts of knowledgeable professionals because of their rugged dependability and reliability. All of CRKT's offerings are built on advanced machinery to ensure you have the very best they have to offer. With an excellent warranty and a strong dedication to their customers Columbia River Knife & Tool will earn you loyalty on your first purchase.
There's nothing like the real thing. The Original K.I.S.S., with its Tanto-inspired blade and bead-blast finish, is the revolutionary high-tech statement by Knifemakers' Guild member and K.I.S.S. designer "Daddy K.I.S.S." Ed Halligan. It stands for "Keep It Super Simple." It's one honey of a knife, precision fine blanked for superior fit and smooth operation.
The K.I.S.S. in the Dark features blade, frame, clip and hardware in black non-reflective plating that is tough and long lasting.
Like all folding knives in the K.I.S.S. family, Ed Halligan's unique two-piece construction features an integral frame lock, and a breakthrough design which seals the cutting edge against the handle.
A thumb stud is used to one-hand open the blade, and as the blade is fully rotated open, the frame lock snaps crisply in behind the blade to give a sound lockup. The blade can be closed with one hand, simply by releasing the frame lock.
The Original K.I.S.S. blade shape is Tanto-inspired-Chisel-Point grind on the front and flat on the backside-so that when the blade is closed onto its handle/frame, the precision fit effectively "se als" the cutting edge to the frame, even though it's exposed. Both Razor-Sharp and Combined Razor-Sharp and Triple-Point Serrated edge grinds are available. Both blade and frame are 420J2 stainless.
The design of the K.I.S.S. series pocket/money clip permits them to be used in a variety of ways: clipped to the pocket; as a money clip knife; and with split-ring or lanyard, as a key chain knife.
Specifications and Features:
Open Overall Length: 5.75"
Closed Length: 3.5"
Weight: 2.3 ounces
Blade Length: 2.25"
Finish : Tactical Black Matte
Grind: Chisel Point
Handle Material: 420J2