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CRKT Taco Viper

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Item #: CL-2267


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From the Manfuacturer:
Ready to strike at a moment's notice. When a paratrooper is stuck on a static line, every millisecond counts. That's the high-stakes situation that inspired the Taco Viper®, an Assisted Opening knife that springs to action in the blink of an eye.

Antonio Rodriguez designed the Taco Viper® based on his first-hand experience as a soldier in the 82nd Airborne, modeling it after jumpmaster and other knives carried throughout the division's history. It puts the heavy-duty cutting capabilities of those blades into a tactical folding knife that's suitable for everyday carry. Held securely in place by a sturdy liner lock, the long blade features extended Veff Serrations™ that give the knife its signature rope-cutting ability. The deep-carry clip ensures a comfortable pocket fit for everyday carry.

Rodriguez named the knife as a callback to his unit, which began referring to itself as Taco Viper® after a tongue-in-cheek comment about the snakes that would seek out leftovers from "Taco Tuesday" dinners in Afghanistan. While the unit no longer bears that name, Rodriguez made sure it would live on in the Taco Viper® knife.

Part of the Forged By War® Program. These are mission ready tools, designed by veterans, with a portion of the proceeds donated to the veterans' charity of choice. Antonio Rodriguez's charity of choice for this knife is the Global War on Terrorism Memorial Foundation.

The 4-1/4" drop point blade is made from 1.4116 stainless steel and has hardness of 55-57 Rc. The closed length is 5-5/8". Weighs 5.2 oz. Made in Taiwan. Suggested Retail $99.00.

  • Type
  • Blade
    Drop Point
  • Blade Length
  • Finish
  • Blade Steel
    1.4116 Stainless
  • Rockwell
  • Lock
  • Liners
  • Handle
  • Closed Length
  • Clip
  • Weight
    5.2 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.

$ 89.95