CRKT Provoke Earth Kinematic 2.41" D2 Cerakote Folding Karambit Knife - Joe Caswell Design
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The bold Provoke™ Earth morphing karambit knife is a new iteration of an instant classic. Built with the Kinematic™ innovation, it transports covertly and comes to life when called in for duty. Crafted with high-end steel and finished with an intriguing and unique Cerakote® color treatment, it’s poised to become a staple of standard issue.
- Unique Kinematic™ innovation deploys the blade quickly with push of the thumb
- D2 blade steel for excellent edge retention; earth color Cerakote® coating for enhanced corrosion resistance
- Cerakote® is a polymer-ceramic composite that enhances resistance to tough conditions in the field and everyday carry uses
Around here, we think of Designer Joe Caswell as somewhat of a mad scientist. When we got an eyeful of the sketches that were to become the Provoke™—designed in Newbury Park, California—we knew he was destined to become one of the most innovative designers the knife world has ever seen. Modeled after a traditional karambit, the hawkbill-style blade is forged of a premium D2 steel for high durability and excellent edge retention. It’s finished with a unique Cerakote® Earth-colored coating that’s at home on the block, in the jungle, or the high desert.
The opening mechanism is pulling the folder into the future whether it’s ready or not. Thumb pressure on the upper crossbar sets the chain reaction in motion, causing the blade to lunge to action while you’ve got a firm grasp on the handle. It’s crafted of aircraft-grade 6061 aluminum for supreme toughness and finished with a matching Cerakote® coating. In true Joe fashion, the pocket clip is also a world’s first—sitting almost completely flush with the handle and likewise activated with light thumb pressure.
The Provoke™ Earth comes up strong when it’s called in for duty.
How Kinematic™ Works
Nudge the upper crossbar with your thumb—while the rest of your fingers firmly grasp the handle—and the blade lunges to life and locks into place. Shift the discrete lever at the base of the finger loop and the blade retreats into its closed position.
|Blade Length||2.41" (61.21 mm)|
|Blade Finish||Earth Brown Cerakote|
|Blade Thickness||0.209" (5.31 mm)|
|Closed Length||4.96" (125.98 mm)|
|Handle||6061 T6 Aluminum|
|Style||Folding Knife w/Kinematic™|
|Overall Length||7.25" (184.15 mm)|