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The Mini CQC-15 SFS with a plain edge is a smaller, but equally potent version of the Emerson design. The Mini Tant-Com features a tanto/recurve blade combo, which is the result of combining the virtues of the piercing point on the CQC-7 and the cutting efficiency of the Commander knife. The 154-CM steel blade features Emerson's patented "wave opening feature" for remote pocket opening. This knife has a comfortable, secure and ergonomic G-10 handle with a titanium liner lock frame and black tip-up pocket clip.
I was skeptical of buying this knife after seeing that 3-star review of it. Once getting the knife it was perfect for me. I had no issues with opening the blade, it was always smooth and I still have no issues while using it. I own a few Emerson Knives and this is my favorite one.
Although the ergonomics are outstanding (especially traction on the G10 scales), and I like the blade shape a lot, the lock stick that occurs about 40% of the time when the knife is flipped open with any real effort is really bad (requiring two thumbs to release the lock). While I guess it won’t close accidentally, I’m pretty sure this a bit excessive.