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Kershaw Emerson 6044TBLK CQC-8K Folding Knife 3.5" Black Tanto Blade, Black G10 Handles

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Part Number: KS6044TBLK
Manufacturer: Kershaw Knives
Retail Price: $59.99
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Description
KS6044TBLK: 6044TBLK CQC-8K
Kershaw Knives
 
A TACTICAL TANTO DESIGNED BY EMERSON, BUILT BY KERSHAW

Kershaw Knives and Emerson Knives have joined forces on a series of knives that combine the precision engineering of Kershaw with Emerson's uncompromising functional design.

The CQC-8K features a single-bevel tanto blade—which means it is razor sharp. Black-oxide coating protects the blade and makes it non-reflective, too. G-10 handles provide secure grip and a locking liner means safe and solid blade lock up.

The CQC-8K is a manual opener using either the thumb disk or the patented Emerson "wave shaped feature." This opening feature enables the knife to be opened as it is removed from the pocket. By the time the knife has been fully withdrawn from the pocket, the blade is deployed and ready for use. A small wave-shaped tab on the top of the blade is built to catch on the pocket seam, opening the knife as it comes out of the pocket. This instant-open feature is a favorite among military, rescue, and law enforcement knife users.
Features
  • Manual - There is no mechanical assist, such as SpeedSafe, used to open the folding knife. It opens the classic, old-school way.
  • Liner Lock - Locks the blade open during use; one side of the knife’s steel “liner,” the steel plate to which the handle scales are attached, moves into position behind the blade to securely lock it open.
  • Reversible - Pre-drilled holes in the handle enable the user to change either the tip position or the side on which the knife carries.
Specifications
  • Designed by Emerson, built by Kershaw
  • Thumb disk; waved shaped opening feature
  • Manual opening
  • Liner lock
  • Reversible pocketclip (left/right)
  • Blade Steel: 8Cr14MoV Stainless steel, black-oxide finish
  • Handle Material: Textured Black G10
  • Blade Length: 3.5" (8.9 cm)
  • Closed Length: 4.6" (11.7 cm)
  • Made in China
Pocket Clip
Pocket Clip
Includes a pocket clip for easy accessibility and a more secure carry.
G10 Handles
G10 Handles
Formed in a sheet under high pressure by combining fiberglass and an epoxy resin binder. These handles are lightweight and shaped to ensure a solid grip.
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Mike
PA
Jul 24, 2014
Pros: Handle Material, Pocket Clip, Handle Feel, Weight, Ease of Opening, Overall Quality
Cons: None
excellent knife at a great price
this is a very well made knife. It came reasonably sharp, but I like a razor edge, a piece of leather and some jewelers rouge and I have a razors edge. I liked it so much, i bought a second 1. if they make the Roadhouse I'll buy two of those also.
4 out of 5
Derrick
Grand Rapids
Jul 17, 2014
Pros: Handle Material, Lock Ease of Use, Handle Feel, Ease of Opening, None
Cons: Pocket Clip, Blade Sharpness
nice handle
Just picked this up at my local ace hardware for $45. The handle material seems high quality. The blade is dull as well. I worry the printing on the blade is not and will scratch off over short time. All of the screws on the knife are scuffed from poor machining. Overall it's a nice knife but it's not a $60 classic kershaw as they retail it. Its a mass production china blade with a nice handle with smooth locking mechanism. This knife is going to be worked. I wear down and sharpen my knives frequently. My $20 knives I usually buy last at most six months. I'm curious if spending the extra money for a kershaw is worth it for a working knife. I should update to say how it's held up.
3 out of 5
Shane
U.S.
Jul 08, 2014
Pros: Handle Material, None
Cons: Ease of Opening, Blade Sharpness, Pocket Clip
The definition of mediocre.
Dull out of the box, stiff action, and tip-up only. I personally don't care for any of the "catch it on your pants" opening designs, but bought this anyway, as I'd never owned an Emerson. For a big-name designed, Chinese built knife, this doesn't hold a candle to the Spyderco Resilience. This isn't a bad knife, it's just nothing special.
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