Gerber Applegate-Fairbairn Combat Folder, 4.5" Blade, GFN Handle - 05780

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A totally relevant knife for today's deployed military, the Combat Folder's powerful design is highly adaptive for storage due to its being a folding knife, while the blade, when extended, provides the same strength as a fixed blade knife. The patented blade lock lever, a secondary manual locking system, can be flipped into place with the thumb as it presses into the hilt of the handle, preventing the open blade from closing on the hand of the operator, and allowing for absolute confidence in its use. Clip the folder to MOLLE-equipped gear, slide it into a pocket, suspend it from a belt; this knife can accompany its operator through any conflict.

Brand: Gerber
Catalog Number: 605450
Specifications
Assisted Open No
Automatic Knife No
Blade Color Silver/Gray
Blade Edge Partially Serrated/ComboEdge
Blade Length 4.5
Blade Material Stainless Steel (420HC)
Closed Length 5.6
Handle Color Black
Handle Material Nylon
Knife Type Folding
Knife Weight 7.4
Lock Type Liner Lock
Pocket Clip Included No
Point Spear Point
Sheath Included No
title_tag Gerber Applegate-Fairbairn Combat Folder, 4.5" Blade, GFN Handle - 05780
Total Length 10.1

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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