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CRKT CEO Liner Lock Knife Green Micarta (3.1" Smonewash D2) BHQ Exclusive

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Item #BHQ-101007

Specifications

  • Overall Length:7.54"
  • Blade Length:3.10"
  • Cutting Edge:3.125"
  • Blade Width:0.50"
  • Blade Thickness:0.08"
  • Blade Material:D2
  • Blade Style:Standard
  • Blade Grind:Flat
  • Finish:Black Stonewash
  • Edge Type:Plain
  • Handle Length:4.44"
  • Handle Width:0.50"
  • Handle Thickness:0.42"
  • Handle Material:Micarta
  • Color:Green
  • Frame/Liner:Stainless Steel
  • Weight:1.97 oz.
  • User:Right Hand
  • Pocket Clip:Tip-Down
  • Knife Type:Manual
  • Opener:Thumb Stud
  • Lock Type:Liner Lock
  • Brand:CRKT
  • Model:CEO
  • Designer:Richard Rogers
  • Country of Origin:China
  • Best Use:Everyday Carry
  • Product Type:Knife
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Specifications

  • Overall Length:7.54"
  • Blade Length:3.10"
  • Cutting Edge:3.125"
  • Blade Width:0.50"
  • Blade Thickness:0.08"
  • Blade Material:D2
  • Blade Style:Standard
  • Blade Grind:Flat
  • Finish:Black Stonewash
  • Edge Type:Plain
  • Handle Length:4.44"
  • Handle Width:0.50"
  • Handle Thickness:0.42"
  • Handle Material:Micarta
  • Color:Green
  • Frame/Liner:Stainless Steel
  • Weight:1.97 oz.
  • User:Right Hand
  • Pocket Clip:Tip-Down
  • Knife Type:Manual
  • Opener:Thumb Stud
  • Lock Type:Liner Lock
  • Brand:CRKT
  • Model:CEO
  • Designer:Richard Rogers
  • Country of Origin:China
  • Best Use:Everyday Carry
  • Product Type:Knife
Description

Description

This Blade HQ Exclusive CRKT CEO features a green micarta handle with copper finished stainless steel liners and a smokewashed blade and pocket clip.

The CRKT CEO is a sleek and sophisticated EDC folder designed for streamlined gentlemen's carry. This model is outfitted with a smokewashed blade and a lightweight micarta handle. Weighing in at just under 2 oz., the CEO was designed to be easily carried in a shirt or suit pocket. This was all accomplished while maintaining a functional an ergonomic design that will serve you well in your daily endeavors.

Features:
  • IKBS ball bearing pivot offers smooth deployment with the aid of a thumb stud.
  • D2 steel blade takes a sharp edge for high cutting performance.
  • Item includes a tip-down, deep-pocket clip for convenient pocket carry.
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Reviews

Customer Reviews

Classy office carry
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Deven P.
01-02-2020
So happy i was able to snag one of these! Was looking at the black G10, but decided to wait for the Micarta and glad I did. Knife carries very deep in the pocket, and works well in suits/dress pants. Love the colors of the liners/scales together. Blade is quite sharp and should hold up very well. Love this knife.
Cool Executive's Knife
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Gary L.
12-25-2019
This knife is comfortable in the hand, the opening action us quick and smooth. It rides in the coats interior breast pocket without notice. I am impressed with this insider's looks and canceling. I'd recommend it to any gentleman who wants to carry a classy knife as an "every day carry" instrument.
Best gentleman's knife just got better
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Mark A.
12-20-2019
I have the CRKT CEO which is really great as a dress knife or office knife and the best for $40 range.

Now, with this CRKT CEO BHQ exclusive with upgraded blade steel and handle for just $60 (20 dollars difference) is a steal! And wait, there's more, the black stonewash blade really looks great in person.

It's like you have a gentleman's knife / dress knife that can goes anywhere even when you are wearing jeans and/or other kind of attire. This is very versatile and the micarta really feels good in the hand. The black stonewash blade color really complements the green micarta handle and can also be a tactical cool-looking blade that can be easily concealed.
So happy I waited!
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Oliver L.
12-19-2019
I have been waiting for this knife for months since it hit the website on "coming out" and for a moment, I debated on just buying the regular one but I am so happy I waited. Great feel and amazing blade!
A great gentleman's EDC.
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Earl E.
12-18-2019
I love this knife! And if lost I would buy it again. Now go read all the negatve points others have made because most of them are valid.

I follow the theory that form follows function. The thumbstud is right hand only unfortunately and is impossible for me to deploy with one mutant arthritic hand. This knife is more of a traditional folder which typically has a nail slit in the blade. But, if there were a nail slit, the blade would not be completely hidden. That hidden blade is an important part of the design so I accept the stud as a design choice. Just open with two hands. Easy and doing so makes the knife less scary for the overly paranoid. Still, this knife begs to be a flipper.

Tip down carry only. I prefer tip up, but when this knife is carried in a shirt pocket it lands perfectly in your hand when withdrawn. This again seems to be a logical design choice.

The corners on this knife are rather pointy and my only real complaint is that these corners should be softened somewhat, both for comfort and to soften potential wear on the shirt's fabric.

This version has beautiful green micarta scales and bright copper colored accents with a traditional Japanese inspired tanto blade of D2 steel. Nice upgrades here and a knife I waited months to come into stock.

I would buy this knife again! But an upgraded CEO2 flipper with softer corners would make me smile.

EDIT: After opening and closing this knife hundreds of times, the detent has loosened up a bit and I can now flick it open about half the time. The knife does break in after a while.

EDIT2: OK, More use with this knife and a few hundred more openings and guess what? The detent has loosened up and I can open this knife with the thumb stud almost every time. This blade comes very tight, but a drop of oil and a number of openings and the thing bocomes much better!
CRKT CEO D2-Micarta version
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Alan L.
12-16-2019
Great looks and awesome form factor.
Came really sharp and the copper trim is very distinctive. Very light weight.
Easy to put in a shirt pocket. Now the bad.
Its very hard to open. The thumb stud is very small, and the cutout notch is at the wrong angle. For now it needs two hands. I may loosen the pivot so I can snap it out.
Did the designer try to open this? Probably looks over function.
Takes some time
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William K.
12-16-2019
Though i do love this knife now, it does take a certain finesse to get the hang of how to open. I spent hours as soon as it came in to try to get this thing to spring open like i saw in all of the videos, but i could not get it to open. Turns out there is a trick to this knife, if you do not hold your hand a certain way (the handle is very small so its hard to grip if your not used to it) it just will be a big pain to open. BUT once you figure it out its super simple and flys open with ease!

If you are having trouble with this knife like i did, my recommendation would be to put it in your pocket and take it out then try to open it, your hand will most likely be in the correct position right out of pocket.

all said and done i do like this knife, is it the perfect knife for me meh probably not. It does look nice, takes up little pocket room and does its job well so im happy with it, but i wouldnt buy it again.
Great gentleman's knife made better
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Jonathan S.
12-15-2019
I had been admiring the CEO for a little while but never pulled the trigger until it the micarta/D2 version was announced and knew I had to pick it up. Been carrying it for the past week since it arrived. Good and slicey. If I had one nag, it's the tip down carry but I'm getting used to it. I love the slim design and elegant styling.
This thing is GREAT!!!
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Philip O.
12-15-2019
D2 tool steel, OD green micarta, and copper accents on a blackwashed knife? This thing is amazing. The CRKT CEO itself has a blade length IDENTICAL to the length of the Microtech Ultratech knife... but no one flips out when you pull out the CEO! This thing is definitely going to be a regular part of my EDC, and will always make it with me to any office setting or professional event.
The CEO in its B-Day Suit!
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Jason B.
12-15-2019
The look of it screams classy, materials (d2 steel, micarta, brass) a a solid upgrade for its performance. Understand it is more of an office carry type knife for light use as the blade is very very thin and the entire knife is a slim profile. It's perfect for what it is- a discrete carry light user that looks classy. BTW for lefty's you can spydie flick this thing!
Finally a CEO for on the go..
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Blade S.
12-15-2019
Same great size and shape, only now instead of 8cr13mov blade steel. which is fine for average office use, cutting tape opening letters ect. but now with its upgraded D2 blade your office just got bigger and with the new micarta scales for those of us that have big hands definitely improved grip as well. great job CRKT and BHQ
better then the OG
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Brandon F.
12-11-2019
I'm a big fan of the "Gentleman's carry" style. I bought the original CEO because of the fact that it has such great lines. I never was a fan of the polished frame however. The dark copper and smoke washed finishes on this version are great!
Office Carry
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Jozef J.
12-10-2019
When I first saw the CEO i wanted it but the blade steel was throwing me off. With hopes of an upgraded blade steel I waited before this baby popped out. The design of the knife itself is awesome. Slim design, knife blade is completely covered by the handle. The action is ridiculous and the thumb stud is on the money. This knife speaks class for an office carry. With the upgraded blade steel this is a no brainer purchase.
CRKT CEO improvement
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natasha s.
12-06-2019
As delivered the end cap is sharp edged and quickly irritates the palm... The pocket clip being near the pivot makes handling difficult...
by filing the edges of the end cap to a more rounded smoothness and removing the pocket clip the knife becomes much more easy to handle... The thumb stud is sharp edged also and a drop of epoxy makes it much more easy on the thumb... I was raised on a farm and have carried pocket knives since a child...
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Description
Specifications
Reviews

Description

This Blade HQ Exclusive CRKT CEO features a green micarta handle with copper finished stainless steel liners and a smokewashed blade and pocket clip.

The CRKT CEO is a sleek and sophisticated EDC folder designed for streamlined gentlemen's carry. This model is outfitted with a smokewashed blade and a lightweight micarta handle. Weighing in at just under 2 oz., the CEO was designed to be easily carried in a shirt or suit pocket. This was all accomplished while maintaining a functional an ergonomic design that will serve you well in your daily endeavors.

Features:
  • IKBS ball bearing pivot offers smooth deployment with the aid of a thumb stud.
  • D2 steel blade takes a sharp edge for high cutting performance.
  • Item includes a tip-down, deep-pocket clip for convenient pocket carry.
Read More
Show Less

Specifications

  • Overall Length:7.54"
  • Blade Length:3.10"
  • Cutting Edge:3.125"
  • Blade Width:0.50"
  • Blade Thickness:0.08"
  • Blade Material:D2
  • Blade Style:Standard
  • Blade Grind:Flat
  • Finish:Black Stonewash
  • Edge Type:Plain
  • Handle Length:4.44"
  • Handle Width:0.50"
  • Handle Thickness:0.42"
  • Handle Material:Micarta
  • Color:Green
  • Frame/Liner:Stainless Steel
  • Weight:1.97 oz.
  • User:Right Hand
  • Pocket Clip:Tip-Down
  • Knife Type:Manual
  • Opener:Thumb Stud
  • Lock Type:Liner Lock
  • Brand:CRKT
  • Model:CEO
  • Designer:Richard Rogers
  • Country of Origin:China
  • Best Use:Everyday Carry
  • Product Type:Knife

Customer Reviews

Classy office carry
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Deven P.
01-02-2020
So happy i was able to snag one of these! Was looking at the black G10, but decided to wait for the Micarta and glad I did. Knife carries very deep in the pocket, and works well in suits/dress pants. Love the colors of the liners/scales together. Blade is quite sharp and should hold up very well. Love this knife.
Cool Executive's Knife
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Gary L.
12-25-2019
This knife is comfortable in the hand, the opening action us quick and smooth. It rides in the coats interior breast pocket without notice. I am impressed with this insider's looks and canceling. I'd recommend it to any gentleman who wants to carry a classy knife as an "every day carry" instrument.
Best gentleman's knife just got better
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Mark A.
12-20-2019
I have the CRKT CEO which is really great as a dress knife or office knife and the best for $40 range.

Now, with this CRKT CEO BHQ exclusive with upgraded blade steel and handle for just $60 (20 dollars difference) is a steal! And wait, there's more, the black stonewash blade really looks great in person.

It's like you have a gentleman's knife / dress knife that can goes anywhere even when you are wearing jeans and/or other kind of attire. This is very versatile and the micarta really feels good in the hand. The black stonewash blade color really complements the green micarta handle and can also be a tactical cool-looking blade that can be easily concealed.
So happy I waited!
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Oliver L.
12-19-2019
I have been waiting for this knife for months since it hit the website on "coming out" and for a moment, I debated on just buying the regular one but I am so happy I waited. Great feel and amazing blade!
A great gentleman's EDC.
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SSSSS
Earl E.
12-18-2019
I love this knife! And if lost I would buy it again. Now go read all the negatve points others have made because most of them are valid.

I follow the theory that form follows function. The thumbstud is right hand only unfortunately and is impossible for me to deploy with one mutant arthritic hand. This knife is more of a traditional folder which typically has a nail slit in the blade. But, if there were a nail slit, the blade would not be completely hidden. That hidden blade is an important part of the design so I accept the stud as a design choice. Just open with two hands. Easy and doing so makes the knife less scary for the overly paranoid. Still, this knife begs to be a flipper.

Tip down carry only. I prefer tip up, but when this knife is carried in a shirt pocket it lands perfectly in your hand when withdrawn. This again seems to be a logical design choice.

The corners on this knife are rather pointy and my only real complaint is that these corners should be softened somewhat, both for comfort and to soften potential wear on the shirt's fabric.

This version has beautiful green micarta scales and bright copper colored accents with a traditional Japanese inspired tanto blade of D2 steel. Nice upgrades here and a knife I waited months to come into stock.

I would buy this knife again! But an upgraded CEO2 flipper with softer corners would make me smile.

EDIT: After opening and closing this knife hundreds of times, the detent has loosened up a bit and I can now flick it open about half the time. The knife does break in after a while.

EDIT2: OK, More use with this knife and a few hundred more openings and guess what? The detent has loosened up and I can open this knife with the thumb stud almost every time. This blade comes very tight, but a drop of oil and a number of openings and the thing bocomes much better!
CRKT CEO D2-Micarta version
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Alan L.
12-16-2019
Great looks and awesome form factor.
Came really sharp and the copper trim is very distinctive. Very light weight.
Easy to put in a shirt pocket. Now the bad.
Its very hard to open. The thumb stud is very small, and the cutout notch is at the wrong angle. For now it needs two hands. I may loosen the pivot so I can snap it out.
Did the designer try to open this? Probably looks over function.
Takes some time
SSSSS
SSSSS
William K.
12-16-2019
Though i do love this knife now, it does take a certain finesse to get the hang of how to open. I spent hours as soon as it came in to try to get this thing to spring open like i saw in all of the videos, but i could not get it to open. Turns out there is a trick to this knife, if you do not hold your hand a certain way (the handle is very small so its hard to grip if your not used to it) it just will be a big pain to open. BUT once you figure it out its super simple and flys open with ease!

If you are having trouble with this knife like i did, my recommendation would be to put it in your pocket and take it out then try to open it, your hand will most likely be in the correct position right out of pocket.

all said and done i do like this knife, is it the perfect knife for me meh probably not. It does look nice, takes up little pocket room and does its job well so im happy with it, but i wouldnt buy it again.
Great gentleman's knife made better
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Jonathan S.
12-15-2019
I had been admiring the CEO for a little while but never pulled the trigger until it the micarta/D2 version was announced and knew I had to pick it up. Been carrying it for the past week since it arrived. Good and slicey. If I had one nag, it's the tip down carry but I'm getting used to it. I love the slim design and elegant styling.
This thing is GREAT!!!
SSSSS
SSSSS
Philip O.
12-15-2019
D2 tool steel, OD green micarta, and copper accents on a blackwashed knife? This thing is amazing. The CRKT CEO itself has a blade length IDENTICAL to the length of the Microtech Ultratech knife... but no one flips out when you pull out the CEO! This thing is definitely going to be a regular part of my EDC, and will always make it with me to any office setting or professional event.
The CEO in its B-Day Suit!
SSSSS
SSSSS
Jason B.
12-15-2019
The look of it screams classy, materials (d2 steel, micarta, brass) a a solid upgrade for its performance. Understand it is more of an office carry type knife for light use as the blade is very very thin and the entire knife is a slim profile. It's perfect for what it is- a discrete carry light user that looks classy. BTW for lefty's you can spydie flick this thing!
Finally a CEO for on the go..
SSSSS
SSSSS
Blade S.
12-15-2019
Same great size and shape, only now instead of 8cr13mov blade steel. which is fine for average office use, cutting tape opening letters ect. but now with its upgraded D2 blade your office just got bigger and with the new micarta scales for those of us that have big hands definitely improved grip as well. great job CRKT and BHQ
better then the OG
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Brandon F.
12-11-2019
I'm a big fan of the "Gentleman's carry" style. I bought the original CEO because of the fact that it has such great lines. I never was a fan of the polished frame however. The dark copper and smoke washed finishes on this version are great!
Office Carry
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Jozef J.
12-10-2019
When I first saw the CEO i wanted it but the blade steel was throwing me off. With hopes of an upgraded blade steel I waited before this baby popped out. The design of the knife itself is awesome. Slim design, knife blade is completely covered by the handle. The action is ridiculous and the thumb stud is on the money. This knife speaks class for an office carry. With the upgraded blade steel this is a no brainer purchase.
CRKT CEO improvement
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natasha s.
12-06-2019
As delivered the end cap is sharp edged and quickly irritates the palm... The pocket clip being near the pivot makes handling difficult...
by filing the edges of the end cap to a more rounded smoothness and removing the pocket clip the knife becomes much more easy to handle... The thumb stud is sharp edged also and a drop of epoxy makes it much more easy on the thumb... I was raised on a farm and have carried pocket knives since a child...
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