Gerber US1 Folder, 2.6" 420HC Blade, GFN/Rubber Handle
The US1 pocket knife is a testament to the adage "hard work pays off". Drawing on decades of experience perfecting the folding pocket knife, the US1 boasts innovative design elements and premium materials without sacrificing the iconic history that Gerber has come to be known for. Proudly made in Portland, Oregon, this trusted everyday companion will endure the test of time, continuing a heritage of excellence for generations to come.
Your everyday carry just got the ultimate upgrade. The best-in-class 420HC American steel blade ensures you the ability to tackle any task your day brings. The robust glass-filled nylon handle is wrapped in a textured rubber overmold, giving you the confidence to operate in the roughest of conditions. The finely machined nail nick offers ease of opening, complimenting the slim profile that fits perfectly in your pocket. The US1 elevates the average pocket knife, delivering a powerful punch in a one ounce package.
An ergonomic handle design featuring a prominent finger choil promises solid application and comfortable ease of use. The lock-back structure keeps the knife safely open while in use and keeps your attention where it should be, on the task at hand. The US1 is the new generation of your favorite pocket knife, sure to be your go-to blade for years to come.
|Blade Material||Stainless Steel (420HC)|
|Handle Material||Glass-Filled Nylon|
|Lock Type||Back Lock|
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.
Today, Gerber continues to design and manufacture unique, high quality outdoor recreation products. In 2003 we are proud to introduce the next generation of multi-tools: the Recoil�? Auto-Plier. By constantly utilizing new technology and innovative design to develop new products, Gerber continues to be an industry leader.