The Survival Blog Puts the Launch 5 to the Test

Pat Cascio offers an in-depth look at the Kershaw Launch 5, a collaboration with Emerson Knives. Here are his concluding thoughts: "I like to carry a knife for a couple weeks during my testing period, and knives get used for all sorts of chores on my small homestead that require cutting. As always, the very present blackberry vines are tough, but the Emerson easily sliced through them with one swipe. The blade is super sharp from the factory, and it did not require a touch up of any kind during the testing. Cardboard is tough stuff on a knife’s blade; it will really dull a knife in short order but not so with the Emerson. Cutting poly rope and cotton rope was no problem at all."

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