Gerber 06 FAST Folder - Tanto

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Gerber 06 FAST Folder - Tanto
Gerber 06 FAST Folder - Tanto
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Tactical and tough. That's what you get with the 06 F.A.S.T., a quick opening knife with G-10 handles for extra grip when wet. The Tanto shaped blade is designed for thrusting.

F.A.S.T. Technology:

• In 2005, Gerber introduced the proprietary blade opening concept - Forward Action Spring Technology - or F.A.S.T. Using one hand, the blade is opened approximately ten degrees, allowing the spring to drive the blade lightening-quick the rest of the way into the open position. This exclusive mechanism was developed by acclaimed Oregon custom knife maker Butch Vallotton, whose name graces one of Gerber's line of assisted opening knives.

Brand: Gerber
Model Number: 31-000216
Catalog Number: 202376
Specifications
Closed Length 4.8 inches
Blade Length 3.80 inches
Blade Material Stainless Steel (7CR17)
Blade Edge Partially Serrated/ComboEdge
Point Tanto
Assisted Open Yes
Handle Material G-10
Total Length 8.6 inches
Blade Color Black
Sheath Included No
Knife Type Folding
Knife Weight 5.7 ounces
Handle Color Black
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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 Blades®. 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 York’s 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 Trident™, designed by Chief James "Patches" Watson (U.S.N. Ret.) and Bill Harsey Jr.

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Customer Reviews

Average Rating:
By Bill W. from Fort Worth Texas
September 29, 2016

I have owned my 06 Fast Folder Tanto for a couple of months. I have a very nice collection of tanto Folders, but the Gerber is my favorite and also my daily carry > It is extremely sharp as I used my Japanese stones on it a bit. It is tough, and quick and very well made ~

By Bill W. from Fort Worth, TX
December 19, 2015

I have many Tanto folders, but I will have to say I was surprised by the simplicity of th 06 Fast Folder Tanto and it's operating concept and speed as well as the sharpness of the blade itself ( Excellent ) ~ The grip on the casing is solid as well and feels good in the hand, even big hands such as I have ~ 5 stars all the way around ~ Great Knife !!

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