Tag Archives: Les de Asis

The Emerson CQC-7 Book Project

As the Ernest Emerson CQC-7 knife turned 20 years old last year, it is fitting that Emerson is coming out with a book project about his groundbreaking folding knife.  And we get to participate!  But first, a bit of history. … Continue reading

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Benchmade Ultimate Experience Contest

Okay, knife fans, this is a terribly cool opportunity for two lucky lovers of the Big Blue Butterfly.  Factory visit, a meet and greet with Mr. De Asis, and working with the production staff to design a prototype knife?  Holy sharp things. … Continue reading

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Benchmade Bali-Song Model 35 and Model 32

I have owned balisong knives since the late 1980’s.  It might be the only-slightly-diluted Filipino blood flowing through my circulatory system, but I love the bladed bi-fold handle action.  My very first Bali-Song®, that in this form is the Benchmade … Continue reading

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