material and workmanship. They will repair or replace the knife, at their option. However, if your logo engraved Buck knives are at issue, then ask Buck to repair, instead of replace. Then your logo won’t be thrown away. The same goes for any other covered Buck knife that has sentimental value. At your request, they will repair it the best they can, so that you aren’t faced with a new knife instead.
Here are the exceptions to the warranty:
Damage due to your misuse of the knife. Never use a knife as a pry bar, screw driver, or chisel or hammer.
Bonus for those who mistreated their knife:
If you happened to misuse your Buck knife, not all is lost. The factory can probably repair it for you for just a few dollars. They can even sharpen, polish, and adjust it for you for just a few dollars, too. If it is beyond repair, they offer to give you a deep discount on a new Buck pocket or hunting knife.
Have you ever broken the blade of your pocket knife? Was it because you used it as a pry bar? This sort of damage is never covered by a warranty. Now we have an answer to this type of accident. It is a large pocket knife (4 3/4″ closed), and comes with a pocket/belt clip.
These engraved Kershaw knives come with a built-in pry bar at the end of the handle. Now you don’t have to jeopardize your blade when you need to pry something apart. This heavy duty attachment will easily do the job for you.
Kershaw Knives started in 1974. They planned to design and manufacture quality pocket knives. Their focus was “every day carry” or EDC knives. Knives that you would actually use, and keep in your pocket for emergencies. Not knives that would stay on a shelf, or in a drawer. They instituted the Limited Lifetime Warranty. Their knives are guaranteed against defects in material and workmanship for the life of the original owner.
Their use of advanced material and superb design has earned awards for Kershaw. Recently they have developed a 2-steel technology which puts 2 kinds of steel into the blade. One for the edge, and one for the spine for strength.
Kershaw is owned by Kai USA Ltd, part of the Kai Group of Japan. Kai has been a quality maker of blades in Japan for over 100 years. They concentrate on research & development, marketing, manufacturing, and distribution. Kershaw’s USA plant is located in Tualatin, Oregon (next to Portland), but it is not open for tours. Some of the knives are made there, and some are made in China and Japan.
Engraved Kershaw Knives are pocket knives with your own corporate logo laser engraved of the blade or handle. They are a great corporate gift idea for Christmas or any time.
Do you need some high quality pocket knives with your company logo? Here are some handy tips to find the best personalized pocket knives:
Do a Google search for “logo knives”.
Find a knife company that has a clean and easy-to-use website.
Choose a USA-made knife.
Ask about the warranty.
Ask for a virtual proof before your order goes into production.
Provide vector art. If your art is not in vector format, a reputable full service knife engraving company can convert it for you. Vector art will make your logo look the best. It is much cleaner-looking and jpg gif files.
The best USA-made knives come from Buck, Case Cutlery, Kershaw, Kutmaster-Utica, Leatherman, and SOG.
If you follow these tips, you will be proud to give your clients the highest quality, longest-lasting corporate gift possible.
Many business owners like to give quality gifts to their clients and employees. It is a great way to show their appreciation. Often the best idea for long-lasting gifts is personalized knives. How do you make this idea a reality? Here are some points:
Start with good artwork. If you don’t have any, then just use the name of your company.
Find a quality knife company on the internet. Using the words “company logo knives” will get you the most relevant knife engravers that can help you out.
Order USA-made knives, if they fit into your budget. If not, many Chinese pocket knives are available in high quality. Dako is one of them.
Ask for a virtual proof before your order is put into production. It is better to find a mistake on your computer screen than on 100 Buck knives.
Ask about the warranty. Many knife manufacturers offer a lifetime warranty, or a 25 year warranty.
Your boss just asked you to order some custom engraved knives for his company. He wants to hand them out at the next shop meeting. They will be rewards for being safe employees for the last 6 months. Only those employees that did not get hurt during that time period will be rewarded with the safety award of a $50 knife with the corporate logo. On the back of the blade it will say “Accident Free Award–2016”.
Do you want to score some points with your boss? When you look for a promotional knife company using Google, here are the top 7 questions your boss will want answered as you do your search:
Are the knives USA-made? Buying USA made knives supports our national economy, and gives you the best quality knives.
Is there a warranty on the knives? The best knife manufacturers offer a lifetime warranty against defects and workmanship.
Are the custom engraved knives imprinted using a method that will permanently stay on the blade (or handle)? Laser engraving is permanent. Etching is semi-permanent.
What if the imprint is not done correctly? How will the knife company rectify the problem. Will they re-do the order. The best knife distributors will happily repeat the order correctly.
Can the engraver meet our deadline? The most reputable knife engravers can do a rush order in 2 or 3 days.
How much does the setup cost. Is it free setup? Some distributors do offer free setup, and still remain competitive in this market.
Can we see a virtual proof before production begins? An in-house art department is a good thing to have.