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CRKT Provoke Desert Sand

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Item #: CL-4040DS


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When A.G. handled the prototype of the original Provoke, he was impressed with the functionality. It is modeled after a traditional Karambit with an oxide coated hawksbill-style blade forged of premium D2 steel for durability and excellent edge retention.

The opening mechanism is innovative and futuristic. Nudge the upper crossbar with your thumb while the rest of your fingers firmly grasp the handle, and the blade slides open and locks in place. Shift the discrete lever at the base of the finger loop and the blade retreats into its closed position. The pocket clip is also a first, sitting almost completely flush with the handle and likewise activated with light thumb pressure. You will love the challenge and the practice it takes to operate the knife smoothly. Once practiced, it is impressive.

This version of the Provoke has a 2-3/8" Karambit style blade of D2 high carbon steel at 60-61 Rc. with a desert sand Cerakote® coating. The handle is aircraft-grade 6061 aluminum for supreme toughness. Measures 4-7/8" closed and 7" open. Weighs about 6.0 oz. Made in Taiwan.


  • Type
  • Blade
  • Blade Length
  • Finish
  • Blade Steel
  • Rockwell
  • Lock
    Frame Lock
  • Handle
  • Closed Length
  • Weight
    6.0 oz.
  • Origin

Columbia River Knife & Tool (CRKT)

CRKT builds serious knives, engineered to perform on the job or in the field, year in and year out. They are practical, purpose driven designs created by some of the most innovative Knifemakers' Guild members and creative designers. The result is that the finest modern knife designs are now available to you for daily use at an affordable price. We are continually impressed with how much quality CRKT can fit into a very reasonable price.

$ 199.99