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Area 51, the mysterious military base where the U.S. Department of Defense develops the latest, most advanced, top secret military aircraft in the world. It’s the place where all of the latest models are prototyped and tested. It’s the base where the SR-71, the B2 Bomber and all the Stealth Fighters, aircraft and now drones, get their wings. Some even say there is alien technology out there. I don’t know, I never saw any when I was there.

But now I have my own “Emerson Area 51” where I will be able to do all the things I’ve wanted to do for a long, long time. I’ve developed and prototyped a lot of “experimental” designs over the years and some of them eventually made it into our catalog and lineup of products. You never got a chance to see the “Top Secret” models that I developed and built, and you certainly never got a chance to own one. Well the “Joint Chiefs” finally granted my wish. They gave me the green light and the place where I can create and showcase all the experimental and prototype designs that I am constantly producing.

Every time I create a new design I always build 4 or 5 prototypes to test and evaluate. Sometimes they’ll be knives we prototyped for government contract bids or proposals, sometimes they might be knives we made for movies or T.V. shows, but most of the time it will be where I can put up new designs, experimental projects and various “other” things.

They’ll all be available for you to buy, collect or use as you choose. I think you’re going to like it. I’ve got a lot of stuff.

Welcome to the Emerson Area 51.

Ernest Emerson




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