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CRKT 4040V Provoke Karambit w/ Veff Serations (Online Only)

$269.99 CDN

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Blade Length 2.410" (61.21 mm)
Blade Edge Combination w/Veff Serrations™
Blade Steel D2
Blade Finish Titanium Nitride
Blade Thickness 0.209" (5.31 mm)
Overall Length 7.250" (184.15 mm)
Closed Length 4.960" (125.98 mm)
Weight 5.9 oz. (167.26g)
Handle 6061 T6 Aluminum
Style Folding Knife w/Kinematic™

Serve. Protect. Fibrous material beware of the Provoke™ w/Veff Serrations™. The industry-changing Kinematic™ innovation meets time-tested Veff Serrations™ to create a new iteration on the original Provoke™ morphing karambit knife. Rope, seatbelts, and netting never had a chance.

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 black oxide-finished hawkbill-style blade is forged of a premium D2 steel for high durability and excellent edge retention. As if it weren’t already powerful enough, it’s been given Veff Serrations™ for nearly unmatched slicing of rope and other fibrous materials.

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. 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™ w/Veff Serrations™ 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.


  • Model: CRKT4040V (Online Only)
  • Manufactured by: CRKT

This product was added to our catalog on Friday 17 January, 2020.