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Why no full serrated Emersons?

Discussion in 'Emerson Knives' started by Urban redneck, Mar 4, 2016.

  1. Urban redneck

    Urban redneck

    393
    Sep 4, 2015
    I'm fairly new to Emersons, and I find it surprising that they have no fully serrated models. I think they're serrations are great, but I HATE combo edges, I just feel like they are the worst of both worlds. Is there a reason if any? Thx!
     
  2. Ground0

    Ground0 Gold Member Gold Member

    824
    Nov 21, 2015
    They had only one that I know of and that was the M Wave
     
  3. Sosa

    Sosa

    Feb 6, 2014
    Last time I asked I was told to have a knifemaker do it.
     
  4. Lycosa

    Lycosa

    Aug 24, 2007
    Good question.
     
  5. Urban redneck

    Urban redneck

    393
    Sep 4, 2015
    I don't know, I think that the blade shape of a Psark or a Commander would be perfect for a fully serrated blade. I've read that Ernie himself is a big fan of serrations, so it would make sense to have at least one serrated model right?
     
  6. ebidis

    ebidis

    Jun 23, 2012
    A fully serrated A-100 would be the perfect tactical steak knife. :D
     
  7. Akapennypincher

    Akapennypincher

    Sep 12, 2013
    I do believe the best way to get your question answered is to talk with CUSTOMER SERVICE at EKI. Can they do what you want?
     
  8. Ttran778

    Ttran778

    767
    Dec 16, 2013
    Personally, I don't think a fully dragon's teeth serrated blade would be ideal for many models. The SSRT, Commander, and maybe the CQC-9, but those are the only ones I think that would benefit.
     
  9. Insipid Moniker

    Insipid Moniker Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 28, 2011
  10. Boru13

    Boru13 Super Moderator Staff Member Super Mod Moderator

    Apr 25, 2000
    I could go for a fully serrated Commander :thumbup:
     
  11. Urban redneck

    Urban redneck

    393
    Sep 4, 2015
    The Commander and the Sark models are the one I think would lend themselves to it best
     
  12. makariotes

    makariotes

    Sep 9, 2014
    Yeah a full serrated commander would be sick, I can dig that.
     
  13. T.K.C.

    T.K.C.

    May 7, 2005
    I don't think most people would find that useful.
     
  14. RevDevil

    RevDevil Super Evil Supermod Staff Member Super Mod

    Nov 9, 2009
    My thoughts exactly.
     
  15. jbmonkey

    jbmonkey Platinum Member Platinum Member

    Jun 9, 2011
    i prefer plain edges myself. have no use for partial serrated. full serrated, might be interesting depending on which model, but only if they would be easy to sharpen. so depends on the serration pattern, for me anyways.
     
  16. RevDevil

    RevDevil Super Evil Supermod Staff Member Super Mod

    Nov 9, 2009
    They are easy to sharpen, you just need time, the right kind of stone/abrasive, patience, and some patience.
     
  17. ScreaminSS01

    ScreaminSS01

    199
    Jan 2, 2012
    They did full serrated La Griffe also.

    I've asked about a fully serrated Commander before and they said no.
     
  18. jmclfrsh

    jmclfrsh Gold Member Gold Member

    Dec 1, 2012
    I don't understand why some do not embrace the partially-serrated models.

    Best of both worlds in my book, sometimes a quick pull with the serrated portion does things the PE section takes forever to do., like trimming a branch or cutting baling twine, rope or cord. Instead of sawing away, one tug and presto.

    I cut a fellow out of a car once with my CQC8 hanging upside down by his seatbelt. I carefully inserted the knife, one quick pull far enough so it cleared his body so it would not cut him and in one second the situation was over.

    All mine are serrated for that reason. Different strokes for different folks, I guess.
     
  19. jbmonkey

    jbmonkey Platinum Member Platinum Member

    Jun 9, 2011
    the way i use knives.....it's backwards on most american market knives, for my use. i need the serrations at the end of the blade, i need to plain edge closer to the handle for tasks i use it for. that said a good serrated edge can do a lot, so if i have serrations, i'd rather have the whole blade serrated. visually i don't like the way half and half look. sharpening i find a half and half a hindrance. i have more than a few but i prefer one or the other, not both. too each their own though.
     
  20. Lee48

    Lee48

    Apr 29, 2005
    Agreed. But I think you nailed it when you mentioned "sawing away". People see serrations and think of saw teeth and never get past that error in thinking.
     

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