A 21st century combination of design, materials, performance, and razor sharpness.
This knife sets the new standard for the cutlery industry and continues to push the design and performance envelope for cutting tools well into the 21st century.
The Commander knife-battle tested and proven-incorporates some of the most advanced ergonomics ever featured on a folding knife. The knife, already in use with elite armed forces, European Military strike teams and NATO Counter-Terrorist units throughout the world. It has also been chosen by the U.S. Navy SEAL teams for issue to special units within the Naval Special Forces Units. Because of its ruggedness, it has become a favorite of hunters, outdoorsmen and adventurers the world over. It features the patented "wave shaped opening feature" with Dragon's Teeth™ serrations.
- Open with one hand with remote pocket opener
- Smooth or partially serrated Dragon’s Teeth blade
- Black or Satin finish blade
- 100% Made in the USA
The Commander features Emerson’s 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.
The Emerson “wave shaped feature”, also called the remote pocket opener, is the most dynamic and advanced feature ever designed for folding knives. This device allows you to open the knife literally, as it is removed from the pocket. This makes any Emerson Knife with the “wave shaped feature” the fastest deploying folding knife in the world. Faster than an automatic, your knife is open as it comes up into your hand-ready for use. The Emerson “wave shaped feature” is now officially required on all the knives they supply to the Military Combat units, Military search and Rescue units, and Law Enforcement agencies.
The Emerson Commander is the winner of the "Best Overall Knife of the Year" at the International Blade Show in Atlanta, GA. The Blade Show is the world's largest cutlery showcase and is the cutlery industry's premier event. This award is judged by fellow manufacturers and is the highest honor and most sought after award in the cutlery industry.
Emerson Knives are made 100% in America of American Materials by American Workers and owned and run by a true American Craftsman – Ernest Emerson.
- Handles - Black G-10 epoxy / glass laminate
- Lock - Aerospace grade Titanium
- Blade - 154 CM
- Finish - Black or Satin Finish
- Grind - Conventional V Grind
- Overall Length - 8.75 in.
- Blade Length - 3.75 in.
- Handle Length - 5.0 in.
- Blade Thickness - .125 in.
- Hardness - 57-59 RC
- Weight - 4.9 oz.
Care and Maintenance
Minimal care is all that is required to insure the maximum potential that your knife can provide for you. Clean the knife periodically and lubricate the pivot area with light oil, especially after exposure to salt water or acidic environment.
Your Emerson knife is built to withstand the rigors of extreme use, but it is a knife, not a chisel, screwdriver or hammer, and it is not intended for use as such. This knife is a cutting tool and is not designed for throwing. Do not use it in that capacity.
Your Emerson knife is guaranteed against defects in material and workmanship and has a limited lifetime warranty, to the original owner. This guarantee is void if the knife has been abused beyond normal wear and tear or used beyond what are considered the normal parameters for a folding knife. It is up to the discretion of Emerson Knives whether to repair or replace damaged or defective items, and they reserve the right to replace old or out of date parts with new parts as necessary. For warranty service ship the knife postage paid and insured with $14.00 (Contact them for the shipping price if outside Cont. U.S.) for return shipping directly to Emerson Knives.
Please Note: It is the customer’s responsibility to be aware of any federal, state, or local restrictions and regulations that may apply when purchasing and carrying a knife.