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Gerber Fast Draw Assisted Folding Knife 3" Bead Blast Plain Blade, Black GFN Handles - 22-07162

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Part Number: GB7162
Manufacturer: Gerber Knives and Gear
Retail Price: $44.00
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GB7162: Fast Draw
As Gerber's first assisted opening knife produced, this knife inspired innovation and helped to define a brand. The lightning-quick opening mechanism is still employed today, yet the classic, functional design is all its own. The mechanism was created exclusively for Gerber and patented by famed Oregon knife maker Butch Vallotton.
  • Blade Length: 3"
  • Closed Length: 4.25"
  • Overall Length: 7.25"
  • Blade Style: Drop Point
  • Blade Finish: Bead Blast
  • Blade Material: 440 High Carbon Stainless
  • Blade Type: Plain Edge
  • Handle Material: Glass-filled nylon
  • Locking Mechanism: Slide Lock
  • Opening Style: Assisted Opening
  • Weight: 3.6 oz.
  • Made in China

UPC Code: 013658071629

Pocket Clip
Pocket Clip
Includes a pocket clip for easy accessibility and a more secure carry.
Zytel Handles
Zytel Handles
A nylon polymer that is lightweight and extremely durable, Zytel can be shaped and textured to provide excellent grip.
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Joe D
Hudson valley NY
May 27, 2016
Pros: Blade Sharpness, Lock Type, Handle Material, Overall Quality, Pocket Clip, Ease of Opening, Handle Feel, Weight, Lock Ease of Use, Blade Material
Cons: None
Great knife for a great price.
Slim, rides low in the pocket, opens easily and locks open solidly. It also takes an edge very nicely in my opinion. For those that had problems, return for another or send it to Gerber, their return policy is pretty much no questions asked. Will probably buy another and put if up just in case.
5 out of 5
Stephen H
Kepnock, Other
Mar 11, 2016
Pros: Overall Quality, Lock Type, Ease of Opening, Blade Material, Handle Material, Lock Ease of Use, Blade Sharpness, Weight, Sheath, Handle Feel, Pocket Clip
Cons: None
EDC budget perfection IMO!
Poor Tmm, back in Jun 25, 2013 he bought this knife and like me was disappointed but then I played with it and I worked out the problem was NOT with the knife but my opening technique! You flick the studs vertical and not out and it deploys with INSTANT perfection! Mum always said a bad workman always blames his tools! Now the other bugbear was the tight pocket clip, so i just over stretched it (gently) and now its easy to clip on anything from dress pants to jeans too. I have several knives but its this one that i keep with me as its small/light, unobtrusive and has a wicked edge! I should also point out it has a awesome lock switch that auto locks open but EVEN BETTER locks it closed in the pocket, rendering accidental deployment impossible...
5 out of 5
W R Downing
Morgan Hill, CA 95037
Apr 07, 2015
Pros: None
Cons: None
Great knife
I use the knife daily for a variety of things, especially cutting open boxes and opening mail, cutting this or that...I've ad other knives, but this fits me and my needs to a "T"....and it is lightweight.
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