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USN XI (Usual Suspects Network) is underway in Las Vegas. The Annual gathering has grown into one of the most important shows of the year. Look for Knife Magazine Publisher Mark Zalesky. He will be wearing a blue shirt 😄. #knife #knives #knifeshow #usngathering2019 #usnstagram #knifelife #knifeworld
The 11th annual USN Gathering and knife show is now underway in Vegas.
What is the “Usual Suspects Network?” you might ask.
The Usual Suspects Network formed back in the misty reaches of 2002, started by a group of Emerson collectors. While Emerson production and custom knives still play a central role in the USN culture, plenty of other makers have joined up including Strider, Hinderer, Jared Oeser, and Liong Mah.
All of these names and more are exhibiting at the show this year. The Gathering prides itself on not being “just another knife show,” with its quad-centric layout, which partners up makers of different stages of their career together, creating a more informal, congenial atmosphere – a feeling that is furthered by many familiar faces among the attendees returning year after year.
Knife Magazine Publisher Mark Zalesky is there. He will be walking around in a blue shirt. The shade is hard to miss.
If you happen to be in the area: