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Gerber 06 AUTO Folding Knife 3.8" S30V Black Plain Drop Point Blade, Black Aluminum Handles, Nylon Sheath
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Gerber 06 AUTO Folding Knife 3.8" S30V Black Plain Tanto Blade, Black G10 Handles, Nylon Sheath - 30-001296

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Part Number: GB30001296
Manufacturer: Gerber Knives and Gear
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GB30001296: 06 AUTO
When our men and women overseas speak, Gerber listens. The Gerber 06 Automatic features an oversized release button for use with gloves, a slide safety that engages in both the open and closed positions, a stainless steel pommel with a strike point and a lanyard hole compatible with 550 cord. Featuring a full plain edge, tanto blade as well as a textured G10 handle, this knife offers a superiorly secure grip when working with the blade or the handle. The stainless steel blade is made with S30V, a premium stainless steel that stands up to incredible abuse while holding its edge with unbeatable retention. This fully automatic knife is easy to grip and has a pommel designed as a strike point for emergency egress. The large lanyard hole allows for 550 cord or webbing. Proudly made in Portland, Oregon.
  • S30V stainless steel blade for edge retention
  • Textured G10 handle for superior grip
  • Highly requested full fine edge blade
  • Pocket clip for convenient storage
  • Includes nylon sheath
  • Item Number: 30-001296
  • Overall Length: 8.5"
  • Blade Length: 3.80"
  • Closed Length: 4.80"
  • Weight: 6.30 oz
  • Handle Material: G10
  • Made in USA
S30V Stainless Steel
S30V Stainless Steel
A hardened wear and corrosion resistant stainless steel developed in collaboration with Chris Reeve. It is known for its improved sharpness and toughness. This is a premium grade steel only used in high end knives. Composition: Carbon 1.45%, Chromium 14.00%, Vanadium 4.00%, Molybdenum 2.00%
Pocket Clip
Pocket Clip
Includes a pocket clip for easy accessibility and a more secure carry.
Nylon Sheath
Nylon Sheath
Durable, flexible, abrasion and mildew resistant, Nylon also is very strong
Made in USA
Made in USA
This product is USA born and raised.
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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Lockhart, TX
Feb 22, 2017
Pros: Lock Type, Handle Material, Handle Feel, Blade Sharpness, Blade Material, Ease of Opening, Weight, Lock Ease of Use, Overall Quality
Cons: None
Perfect for Duty/EDC Carry
I'd always loved this knife, and handled my first 06 Auto years ago when it was announced in a manual version, it just fit my hand like it was molded for it. My only caveat to purchasing it, was that it was a partially serrated blade and in S30V steel, that meant a hard time resharpening the blade. Recently, with my recent career change to corrections, it seemed fate that Gerber would introduce plain edge versions of the 06 Auto, and with G10 scales, this model seemed like my perfect EDC for on and off duty. The blade steel holds up to cutting down lines in cells or ripping apart mats that are suspect of concealing contraband during shakedowns; I purchased this knife back in August of 2016 and have already resharpened it once (I like my blades razor sharp) and with the proper kit (diamond stones) it's an easy knife to resharpen and maintain. The G10 scales provide EXCEPTIONAL traction in wet conditions when wearing gloves or bare handed, and the design of the handle keep the knife from slipping. I even had a fellow officer order the aluminum handled version of this knife as his EDC after handling mine, and he swears by it too. This is the knife that made me switch back to Gerber from Benchmade, it's that good.
5 out of 5
Waseca, MN
Oct 14, 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
The best
Carry it every day. Very sharp and sweet and absolutely the best knife I've ever owned.
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