The M4 is a Kit Carson designed knife from CRKT, in a smaller every day carry (EDC) size. The M4-02W Stag is a deluxe model with the traditional look of burl wood scales and brushed stainless steel bolsters. The high-hollow-grind drop point 8Cr13MoV stainless steel blade is satin finished, as is the heavy-duty InterFrame, which is built true to Kit's design, with dual stainless steel liners, one locking, and a stainless steel back spacer.
The Carson M4 has the CRKT OutBurst assisted opening mechanism and bronze and Teflon bearings at the adjustable blade pivot for smooth, fast action. The dual thumb studs for ambidextrous one-hand opening and the patented LAWKS safety for a virtual fixed blade when actuated after the blade is opened and locked.
Custom knifemaker and Knifemakers' Guild member Kit Carson is widely known for his M16 design, which is offered in many CRKT production models. Since 1990, Kit's most consistent selling custom model has been his classic M4™.