Blurry engraving

tgh

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I have recently purchased a brand new Emerson Combat Karambit and was surprised to notice that the laser engraving on the blade is rather blurry. Is this normal for an Emerson?

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I’ve had three CQC-8 models that had a similar issue. One that I wanted to keep at the time, I sent to Emerson and they replaced it with a new one. I read years ago that they acknowledged that it was an issue and offered to remedy ones with the issue.

However, I’m pretty sure a member here tried to do the same thing and was denied, so maybe they have since decided to not remedy this. In my opinion, it is a minor cosmetic flaw that can have major collectibility consequences.
 
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tgh

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It's a real shame Emerson lets out knives with 'cosmetic flaws' like this or with disappearing engravings. If they can't do it properly they ought to drop engraving their knives completely. I assume his signature doesn't stay on for long on the signatures series blades either :thumbsdown:
 

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Just as everything else in life, Emerson Knives aren’t perfect, but they will make it right for you. Happened to me in February, emailed customer service a photo, they paid for me to send it back, and I got a new one in a week.
 
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tgh

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That's good to know. The problem is I live across the pond and in my personal experience they tend to ignore non-US customers. I've sent several emails to them previously concerning other issues and requests with little to no success :confused:
 

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Yea, that is a different story altogether. If you purchased from a dealer, have you tried to exchange with them? Also, there is a facebook group for Emerson owners (EKOG) with members from all over the world, you could ask to join and pose your question. These folks have a collective wealth of knowledge when it comes to Emerson Knives. Good luck...
 
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Yea, that is a different story altogether. If you purchased from a dealer, have you tried to exchange with them? Also, there is a facebook group for Emerson owners (EKOG) with members from all over the world, you could ask to join and pose your question. These folks have a collective wealth of knowledge when it comes to Emerson Knives. Good luck...
Thanks for the input, I will further explore the possible options.
Recently bought a brand new Emerson a100 and after a week logo/signature started to disappear
I did have that problem, too, with a Patriot I purchased a few years ago.
 
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