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Gerber Applegate-Fairbairn Covert FAST 3.7" Assisted Combo Edge Blade - 22-01966

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Part Number: GB01966
Manufacturer: Gerber Knives and Gear
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GB01966: Covert F.A.S.T. - Combo Edge
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The Gerber Applegate-Fairbairn series was designed by the late Colonel Rex Applegate, the authority in close quarter combat and fighting knife design. The Applegate F.A.S.T. series combines the ease of the spring assisted opening with uncommon durability and balance. Strength comes from high carbon surgical stainless steel blades and textured glass-filled nylon handles, which are reinforced with a stainless steel inner frame. Recognized by military, police and tactical units around the world as simply the best of the best tactical folding knives.

Features
  • Tactical pocket knife
  • One-hand assisted opening
  • F.A.S.T. Technology (Forward Action Spring Technology)
  • Titanium-Coated Blade
  • Tacky Grip
Specifications
  • Blade Length: 3.70"
  • Length Closed: 5"
  • Overall Length: 8.70"
  • Width: 0.7"
  • Weight: 4.90 oz.
  • Handle: G-10
  • Pocket Clip
  • Made in China
Pocket Clip
Pocket Clip
Includes a pocket clip for easy accessibility and a more secure carry.
G10 Handles
G10 Handles
Formed in a sheet under high pressure by combining fiberglass and an epoxy resin binder. These handles are lightweight and shaped to ensure a solid grip.
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Randy
In the South, by the grace of God.
Sep 17, 2014
Pros: Blade Sharpness, Handle Material, Handle Feel, Overall Quality, Pocket Clip, Ease of Opening, Weight, Lock Ease of Use, Blade Material
Cons: None
Gerber Applegate-Fairbairn Covert FAST 3.7" Assisted Combo Edge Blade
This purchase replaced my previous EDC knife. I haven't been disappointed. It is easy to carry and deploy. The locking mechanism is good, but could be stronger. I use this knife a lot to cut rope and twine and the extremely sharp blade makes the task very easy. I also like the handle feel and weight of the knife. I would imagine, should the need ever arise, that this knife would be a devastating self-defense weapon.
4 out of 5
Sgt. M. Davis-Simpson
S.W. NM Hillsboro
Jul 17, 2014
Pros: Handle Material, Lock Type, Pocket Clip, Ease of Opening, Handle Feel, Weight, Lock Ease of Use, Overall Quality
Cons: Blade Material, Blade Sharpness, None
This is my 3rd purchase of a EOC Gerber' The only complaint I can voice is it does'nt hold an edge very well> Not sharp right out of the box, either! The quality is very good, but that is not unusual for "GERBER" the only "draw--back is the edge retention, My Kershaws are superior in the edge-retention! Thanks for your query! I have many EDC all Knife Center Products Which I would gladly recommend to my fellow "LEO" brothers! Respectfully, SGT. M. Davis-Simpson Retired
5 out of 5
Christer
Sweden
Apr 25, 2014
Pros: Lock Type, Handle Material, Handle Feel, Ease of Opening, Overall Quality, Weight, Lock Ease of Use, Blade Sharpness
Cons: None
Really nice assisted knife
Really nice assisted folder. Comes sharp out of the box. Knife fits my hand perfectly,
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