The Most Innovative Knife of the 2004 Blade Show! The original CRKT Snap LockTM took the world by storm back then and the design has only improved. Every ounce of unnecessary weight has been removed. The result: a compact, light, skeleton of an everyday carry Knife that easily performs all the same jobs of its bigger, bulkier brethren. Snap LockTM mechanism allows the blade to deploy with just 1 thumb, yet locks everything safely in place until needed. Designed by Ed Van Hoy of Abingdon, Virginia.