CRKT Carajas

Brazilian Knife Designer Flavio Ikoma has applied his brilliant design talent to create CRKT Carajas gentlemen’s folding pocket knife.

Featured with purposefully shaped handle scales that conform to your grip; the handle arrives in black G10 offering considerable, solid holding qualities.

A utility-driven blade shape is readily deployed with use of the flipper, and the IKBS™ pivot system defies gravity with velvety smooth movement. IKBS™ is arguably the strongest, smoothest pivot system currently on the market.

Columbia River Knife and Tool's 5340 Ikoma Carajas Razor Edge Knife

Product Description
Brazilian Knife Designer Flavio Ikoma has applied his brilliant design talent to create this new, robust, gentlemen's folding pocket knife. Featured with purposefully shaped handle scales that conform to your grip; the handle arrives in black G10 offering considerable, solid holding qualities. A utility-driven blade shape is readily deployed with use of the flipper, and the IKBS pivot system defies gravity with velvety smooth movement. IKBS is arguably the strongest, smoothest pivot system currently on the market. The Carajas is available in this Razor-Sharp Cutting Edge ready to take on any project. Form and function reign supreme in the new Carajas folding pocket knife.

  • Made of the highest quality materials
  • Test for performance and durability
  • Used by service people worldwide
  • Drop point plain edge
  • Black G10 handle with locking liner
  • Blade is 12C27 Sandvik stainless steel
  • Overall Length 7.38; Weighs 4.3oz

Customer Review

5.0 out of 5 stars Don’t let this fly under the radar. Get it., November 6, 2013
By j toth

I’m a big CRKT fan, and while I had interest in getting this knife when it came out, I purchased a few others from their new line that I thought I’d like more. I was wrong to wait.

This knife is gorgeous and has a lot of good things going for it. Here’s a quick breakdown:

Blade: Came razor sharp, including the flat top Veff Serrations. High quality Sandvik steel and the retention has been excellent so far. Medium hollow grind on the blade which comes to a very sharp, almost spear point tip. The serrations aren’t as good as the original Veff’s, but they’ll be way easier to sharpen, so there’s that.

Deploy/lockup: IKBS works great here. No thumbstuds, just the flipper. Liner lock is very thin but lockup is perfectly secure. Zero blade play in any direction, even after a moderate amount of use. Liners run entire length of the knife.

Ergos: Great for me, but my hands are medium to small. The G10 is grippy, and the milled out scales give additional support and are really comfortable. There’s a little bit of decent jimping on the spine, but they really could have extended it further. Bigger hands will need to choke up or use a lanyard.

Clip/carry: Clip is a small downer. Not a low carry at all, so a good amount of the knife will be exposed. Also, the clip is really tight, and I can see the G10 shredding some pockets. Clip is one position only, but it is for tip up carry. Unusual for CRKT.

All in all, I love this knife. Wish I had purchased it earlier. I would put it right up there with the new Ripple as my favorite CRKT offerings this year.

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