Gerber Knife & Multi-Tool Selection
When it comes to choosing a Bowie, utility, or pocket knife, a Gerber knife should be at the top of your list. Precision engineered from high-carbon steel for life-long durability and strength, any Gerber knife you choose offers the same quality construction the military has relied on for years. In addition to superior craftsmanship, Gerber's patented Roto-Lock system assures your new knife will never accidentally close or collapse. With features like these, there is no wonder a Gerber multi-tool or knife is a highly prized possession among collectors. Not sure which Gerber knife is right for you? Pick up the phone and one of Knife Depot's knowledgeable staff will answer all your knife-buying questions. Great service and fast shipping make Knife Depot the best choice when you're buying a Gerber knife.
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I purchased this knife as a replacement for a traditional Buck pocket knife. This knife is light and nicely finished. The soft rubber grips are nice and the knife arrived with a sharp blade that locks firmly in place when opened. However, I purchased the knife because of the spring assisted opening, and the knife is difficult to open. I have never been able to open it with one hand. In fact, I sent the knife back thinking it was defective, but when the replacement arrived it had the same problem. It seems to me like the thumb knob is located too close to the blade or the mechanism is just too tight. Either way it is difficult to open. A traditional grove in the blade would help with opening as well. Also, the clip on the knife is well made, but it does not seem to be removable. I would like to remove the clip and carry the knife in my pocket. Overall the knife is a good knife, but it could be improved.
A solid knife. Have had it for years and it has never let me down. I have never used the gut hook except to cut paracord every now and again so I can't say good or bad about it. However it is my go to knife for cleaning game like ducks and it holds it edge well
Great axe works perfect for taking camping.
Haven't used knife yet. Seems well made & useful for a variety of things.
This knife opens easy, i carry the knife every day.
I like the size it is small enough for low top boot and the double edge blade is very nice. Only complaint is plastic sheath has adjustments on each side that make it very noisy when walking.
This is a well balanced tool with the weight correct for the cutting swing. The one draw back is the metal seems a little soft though it maintains a sharp blade for a long period. Even cutting trees with a relatively hard core causes the cutting blade to bend. Good thing is that it is easily straightened out with a hammer and sharpened again. The handle gives a great grip.
In 1939 Joseph Gerber hired a local knife maker to build 25 sets of kitchen cutlery to be given as Christmas gifts. The knives were so popular that Joseph Gerber left his advertising agency to start Gerber Legendary BladesÂ®. The unique style and high quality manufacturing of Gerber cutlery soon developed wide spread acclaim. In fact, Gerber Legendary Blades are the only cutlery on display in New YorkÂs famous Museum of Modern Art.
From very early on, Gerber collaborated with top knife designers, setting a standard of quality for everyone else to follow. Renowned designers such as Al Mar, Bob Loveless, Paul Poehlmann, "Blackie" Collins, William Harsey Jr. and Ernest Emerson have all designed knives for Gerber. In 2002 this tradition continued as Gerber released the Silver TridentÂ, designed by Chief James "Patches" Watson (U.S.N. Ret.) and Bill Harsey Jr.
Today, Gerber continues to design and manufacture unique, high quality outdoor recreation products. In 2003 we are proud to introduce the next generation of multi-tools: the RecoilÂ Auto-Plier. By constantly utilizing new technology and innovative design to develop new products, Gerber continues to be an industry leader.