Columbia River Knives

Written by Abby Luttrell
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Columbia River makes some of the toughest and well-designed tactical folding knives. Sampson's K.I.S.S. is their classic all-purpose knife, and it also comes gold-plated. Sampson's K.I.S.S. has a AUS-6M stainless steel construction with thumb stud.

This is a folding knife. For safety purposes, the sharpened edge of the blade lays flat against the liner when the knife is closed. There is a lanyard hold with removable pocket and money clip. The Sampson's K.I.S.S. weighs four ounces and measures four inches closed.

The gold-plated K.I.S.S. is five ounces, measuring 3.5 inches closed. It's got a razor sharp cutting edge with a measured thickness of just 0.10 inches. It's got a steel AUS-6M 55-57 HRC handle.

Columbia River's CR14LE M16 SRT1 Knives

Top of the line for Columbia River knives is the CR14LE M16 SRT1. This knife is stainless black Teflon plated with a Gary Paul Johnston one inch logo and ambidextrous thumb studs. It's got law enforcement blue hard anodized 606IT6 skeletonized aluminum handles. This classic knife was designed by Kit Carson, and comes with a black Teflon plated stainless belt/pocket clip.

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