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Mantis MK-1vX Midnight Folding Karambit 2" Hemispherical Blade, Steel Handles

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Part Number: MNTMK1VX
Manufacturer: Mantis Knives
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MNTMK1VX: MK-1VX Midnight
Mantis Knives

Mantis Knives describes this item as follows:

Unlike a Hollywood blockbuster movies, OUR sequel is better than the original. With the implementation of our new, proprietary High Speed Tool Steel: appropriately called M-vX, this "supercharged" version of our original MK-1 "Cinq I" Karambit is poised and ready for action.

The black anodize accents on this piece lend to its stealthy appearance. In fact, there are only two features which identify this knife: one, our menacing logo, and two, the steel-type...just so when your friends (or enemies ask) out of amazement... you can say: "M-vX... only Mantis has it."

  • Overall Length: 6"
  • Blade Length: 2"
  • Blade Material: M-vX
  • Blade Style: Hemispherical
  • Handle Material: 420J2
  • Lock Style: Frame Lock
  • Carry System: Pocket Clip
  • Weight: 4.1 oz.
  • Special Features: High speed tool steel M-vX
  • Made in Taiwan

UPC Code: 014978050462

Frame Lock
Frame Lock
Developed by Chris Reeve, it functions like a liner lock but the lock is comprised of one of the handle scales. It's an extremely strong and easy to manipulate lock.
Pocket Clip
Pocket Clip
Includes a pocket clip for easy accessibility and a more secure carry.
Steel Handles
Steel Handles
Stainless Steel knife handles provide strength and durability and look and feel great.
4.143 (7 reviews)
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Mike Mac
Pgh, Pa
Apr 09, 2013
Pros: Blade Sharpness, Handle Material, Lock Type, Overall Quality, Handle Feel, Blade Material, None
Cons: Blade Sharpness, Pocket Clip, Weight
Dude this this is awesome I have a lot of other knives and I carry this one ...only down fall is that the blade is only sharp on one side..and the pocket clip is a little short..
3 out of 5
Aric L
Holland mi
Oct 09, 2012
Pros: Overall Quality, Blade Sharpness, Handle Material, Weight, Pocket Clip, Lock Type
Cons: None
Great knife low pro and stealthy.
I bought this karambit to add to my collection of folding knives. I really like the look if this knife. It came fairly sharp out if the box. Of course I did sharpen it . Sharpening this knife was slightly difficult but it did end up with a nice mirror edge that looks great against the black blade. I really like the small size of this karambit.I was fairly surprised that the finger hole fit my hand. I have heard that some people feel the handle is rough on the edges I personally don't find it to be a problem. The knife rides well in the pocket and seems secure despite how small the clip is. The knife was slightly stiff at first but it did smooth out quite nicely with some use. All and all i am happy with it. Fit and finish is decent I did notice one slight imperfection in one of the cutaways in the handle. It looks like when it was milled a small aeria was missed. Not really a big deal though.
5 out of 5
College Station, TX
Nov 21, 2011
Pros: Overall Quality, Handle Feel, Weight, Blade Material
Cons: Blade Sharpness, None
Very Nice Knife
Basically, I got the knife for "self defense" (AKA cuz it's pretty). That having been said, it's actually been fairly useful as a pocket knife. It didn't come real sharp out of the box but sharp enough to cut everything I've used it on (plastic, string, whatever) without effort so far. I think the recurved blade helps for that. It seems very well-built, solid locking. Has a great feel in the hand. I have relatively small hands so it's a touch big but should be fine for almost everyone except smallest and biggest hands. Cons, I guess would be that it wasn't very sharp at all out of the box. It's a little bulky but not terribly so. Also the handle might be a tad rough but it hasn't bothered me.
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