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Emerson CQC8 Folding Knife 3.9" Stonewash Combo Blade with Wave, G10 Handles - CQC-8-SFS

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Part Number: EMCQC8SFS
Manufacturer: Emerson Knives
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Description
EMCQC8SFS: CQC-8 with Wave
Emerson Knives
 
The CQC-8 model has long been considered one of the best combat designs that I have ever produced. I agree. The ergonomics and blade design have merged in the knife to form the perfect union. Perfectly balanced in both a forward and reverse grip, the CQC-8 is a battle-hardened veteran that you want at your side. Now with the Emerson "wave shaped feature", the CQC-8 has evolved to meet the demands of those who need a knife that will protect and serve - Anytime - Anyplace.

The knife features our Patented "wave shaped opening feature" or Remote Pocket Opener. In an emergency or injury situation the knife can be opened with one hand as it is drawn from the pocket.
Features
  • Handles: Black G-10 epoxy / glass laminate
  • Lock: Aerospace Grade Titanium
  • Blade: 154CM Stainless Steel
  • Finish: Stonewash
  • Grind: Conventional V Grind
Specifications
  • Overall Length: 9.3"
  • Blade Length: 3.9"
  • Blade Thickness: 0.125"
  • Hardness: 57-59 RC
  • Weight: 4.6 oz.
  • Made in USA

UPC Code: 005183

154CM Stainless Steel
154CM Stainless Steel
A premium American stainless steel with great all around characteristics of toughness and corrosion resistance.
Pocket Clip
Pocket Clip
Includes a pocket clip for easy accessibility and a more secure carry.
Made in USA
Made in USA
This product is USA born and raised.
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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Harrison B
Manassas, Va
Oct 12, 2016
Pros: Lock Type, Pocket Clip, Handle Feel, Blade Sharpness, Blade Material, Handle Material, Weight, Ease of Opening, Overall Quality
Cons: None
CQC-8 combo stonewashed
CQC-8 combo stonewashed: I will start by saying that I have been researching this knife purchase for months. I do not buy knives very often but this has been such a pleasure, that may change soon. After reading about and gaining such a level of respect for the life and man that is Ernest Emerson, I knew an Emerson had to be my next knife. If I was willing to spend $100, why not spend $200. Quality over quantity. I chose this knife for its blade shape, ergonomics, and smaller profile in width when closed from spine to top of blade (not thickness). I am a carpenter and residential remodeling project manager. Out of box, beautiful knife. Immediately in awe of the overall toughness and quality. I don't regret the expense. Well worth it. Razor/shaving sharp. Needle sharp blade tip did easily glide through one of the thick callouses in my palm. Excellent quality fit and finish. Tight tolerances as expected from a knife given its intended purpose. Tight lockup difficult to release when flicked open with wrist action or wave use, but I'm okay with that as I don't want it to budge during use or fight. Very tight pivot screw but quality feeling mechanism. I hit it with a couple squirts of WD-40 and after rocking the action quickly for a few minutes gave it a very slight turn to the left and it glides beautifully now. I checked it with my thumb nail to be sure it wouldn't spin free. Rock solid lockup. Zero side to side play even after loosening pivot. Fantastic ergonomics. Very natural and tight comfortable feel, like an extension of my fingertips. Thumb ramp as good as it looks. Very grippy G10 scales. Tore up some jeans pocket a bit already. I remember my old EDC (CRKT M21-12G Veff) being like that but instead of tearing up some jeans I might very gently glide some 200 grit sandpaper under the clip and over the scales to knock down the texture. We'll see how I feel in a week or so. I'm thumbing it down until then. Pocket and weight feel: I'm 6'1-3/4", 175-180 lbs. and fit, Lg/XL hands. I don't even feel it in my pocket. Not sure what other people are complaining or commenting about, maybe they are wee-little knife gnomes. I don't even feel the weight and it is much narrower than expected. Slim fitting, disappears in pocket. Feels surprising light and thin for its reputation on forums. I love it. Very happy and not feeling like I made a mistake going standard size for my first Emerson. Ernie says he carries standard size with combo blade every day, and so will I.
4 out of 5
Joe
Maple Grove, MN, USA
May 20, 2010
Pros: Blade Material, Overall Quality, Ease of Opening, Handle Feel, Blade Sharpness, Handle Material, None
Cons: Lock Ease of Use
Great service. Great product.
This is my first Emerson. I've always wondered if they were worth the money. The answer for me is yes. This thing is solid and I love the Wave feature. The lock locks up really tight. So it isn't easy to disengage. This can be good and bad I guess. Recommended!
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