For those of you who don’t know Emerson, he is a pioneer in tactical folders and his custom knives are in demand about as much as any other maker’s anywhere. He has taught his Emerson Combat System to combat operatives all over the world, and has appeared on any number of cable television and radio shows and written for several leading websites, sharing his views on his knives, his Combat System and any number of other topics. The Usual Suspect Network, a leading Internet knife discussion group, is populated mostly by Emerson fans. He also has an expanding line of apparel, has made electric guitars and much more—though in the end it always seems to come back to his knives, which includes an extensive line of factory models, too.
Emerson, shown above in a photo by Mike Searson, attends only a few choice shows, and the BLADE Show is one he never misses. (OK, maybe he missed one or two BLADE Shows somewhere in the distant past, but those don’t count.) In addition to displaying his custom and factory knives at the show, he also holds a lottery and will conduct the seminar, “Becoming The Warrior,” show Saturday at 1 p.m. in Room 104.
All BLADE Show ticket holders can attend the seminar free of charge. For more information on Emerson’s lottery, visit his booth (No. 98) at the show.
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