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Birthday knife recs

Discussion in 'Emerson Knives' started by MAKnifenut, Jul 11, 2014.

  1. MAKnifenut

    MAKnifenut

    292
    May 14, 2013
    Hey guys. So I'm turning 20 in 2 weeks and i asked my parents for an emerson. They know nothing about knives and I'm tired of telling them exactly what i want for my birthday, i like surprises. So what I'm going to do is start this thread and not read it. Instead I'm going to give a link to my parents. It would be great if you guys could give them recs on which one to get me. I would prefer a 3+ inch blade but thats not completely necessary. I also hate sedations. Thanks for your input in advance and ill make sure to post which one they get me. Also, i love waves so a waved model is preferred.
     
  2. EmersonREP

    EmersonREP Moderator Moderator

    554
    May 11, 2014
    I love sedations, especially on a long flight!! lol j/k can't go wrong with a BULLDOG or MINI CQC-15!
     
  3. Silvanus

    Silvanus

    May 17, 2012
  4. S.T.R.

    S.T.R.

    487
    Apr 16, 2012
    I recommend a thesaurus and a dictionary. Sedations are great when you are having surgery, other than that, no so much!
    The Patriot is a big knife that is smooth. The 10 has a great utility blade. Can't go wrong w a Commander. The 7 is iconic. Which ones have you handled? Which ones call your name?
     
  5. rayster357

    rayster357

    Jun 13, 2014
    I would recommend the Endeavor which is still available through Emerson knives directly. It has a sub 3.5" blade in their beautiful stonewash finish with a plain cutting edge without the serrations (teeth). The handle is like the mini commander which is quite ergonomic and comfortable.
     
  6. jmorton10

    jmorton10

    438
    Apr 5, 2014
    Patriot would be my suggestion (I have two and absolutely love them).

    I like the grip on the Patriot so much that I never carry any of my Commanders anymore.

    ~John

    PS: I love sedation as much as anybody, but I would rather not be sedated when using a knife....LOL
     
  7. Akapennypincher

    Akapennypincher

    Sep 12, 2013
    How about giving your son an Emerson gift card that can be any amount over $25.00, he can pick what he wants, if he is short on the total, he can save for the difference.

    Kind like when I was a yound boy. My mother use to say she would spend x for school shoes, if I wanted more than the Sears Roebucks Brand I could make up the difference out of my savings.
     
  8. ibute21

    ibute21 Gold Member Gold Member

    Apr 26, 2010
    I like akapennypinchers idea, but I say all of them!!!
     
  9. blkcbrf2

    blkcbrf2

    32
    Jun 17, 2013
    I second this one. Sedations can be very cool. Especially if Jennifer Aniston was my dentist, like in Horrible Bosses

    Go with a Commander or cQC-15 or a CQC-10.
     
  10. Akapennypincher

    Akapennypincher

    Sep 12, 2013

    MAKnifenut will no stop at one. One is a starting point, with more to come.
     
  11. Lycosa

    Lycosa

    Aug 24, 2007
    HBD!
    Mini Commander.
     
  12. BLK

    BLK

    Mar 22, 2010
    I highly recommend the cqc13, can't go wrong with a american Bowie!:thumbup:
     
  13. gooeytek

    gooeytek

    Jul 12, 2011
    15, mini-15, 8, Horseman, 10, 7, they're all great, and I'm sure you'll love any of them. Good deals come up on the exchange pretty often.
     
  14. Knife is Life

    Knife is Life

    81
    Apr 26, 2014
    a would say a cqc-13, the super commander if you want something bigger
     
  15. Xdm9mili

    Xdm9mili

    191
    Mar 7, 2014
    Horseman!
     
  16. Akapennypincher

    Akapennypincher

    Sep 12, 2013
    What happened to the member who started this thread?
     
  17. mobilerd

    mobilerd

    433
    Jan 10, 2012
    ROADHOUSE!!!!!!!!!! Hook your boy up. EKI.com the kid deserves it.
     
  18. Aias

    Aias

    Aug 1, 2012
    Cqc 13 or a Commander... happy birthday!
     
  19. A.P.F.

    A.P.F.

    Mar 3, 2006
    A CQC-15 or an A-100.
     
  20. Officer's Match

    Officer's Match Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 23, 2013
    I love the 15 and mini15 - still haven't had the pleasure of an A-100 (need to change that).
     

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