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Gerber Introduces Mobile-First Website

Saturday, December 19th, 2015

PORTLAND, OREGON (Dec. 18, 2015) – Gerber, an industry leader in knives, tools and personal equipment for over 75 years, just launched a new content-rich, mobile-first website at gerbergear.com. The new site provides an enhanced user experience, improved presentation of product and increased search ability.

Organizational improvements include the ability to search products by activity, collection or type, allowing consumers to quickly and easily explore the entire Gerber line.

GLOBAL NAVIGATION

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Content-rich category pages present product activities, special collections and new products.

ENHANCED CATEGORY PAGES

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The site’s responsive design now allows visitors fluid access to high-quality images, videos and detailed product information, regardless of device.

RESPONSIVE DESIGN

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See the new site: www.gerbergear.com.

Gerber – Freescape Camp Saw

Sunday, November 29th, 2015

Here’s another great Christmas gift idea.  The Gerber Freescape Camp Saw accepts standard 12″ saw blades and folds flat for storage.  Unlike many folding saws, the Fresscape utilizes 4 pivot points to effectively cut larger diameter wood while using the full length of the blade. When folded up, the blade is protected and can be stowed safely in a gear kit or camp bin.  The bright green color makes it easy to find and the rubber handle is for a positive grip.

  

www.gerbergear.com/Outdoor/Gear/Freescape-Camp-Saw

AUSA – Gerber Silver Trident

Tuesday, October 13th, 2015

While Gerber’s Silver Trident isn’t exactly brand new, I don’t feel that it has received the attention it deserves.

  

A William Harsey, Jr. and Chief Watson (a founding member of Navy Seal Team 2) design collaboration, the Silver Trident features a 6.5″ double serrated blade made from 154CM.  The handle is overmolded with  two densities of Hytrel, a rubbery compound, with a rock hard center and softer, textured outer layer.  The steel butt is meant for hammering and the knife comes with a ballistic nylon sheath.

  

www.gerbergear.com

Warrior Expo – Gerber Short Stack

Friday, July 10th, 2015

  
This is the Short Stack. It’s a complete AR-15 armorer’s tool in an extremely compact package. In fact, at the booth it was displayed as fitting inside Magpul MOE and MIAD grips. Rather than unfold in a traditional manner, the tool is held together with a rubber stop as well as magnetically, and each component can be individually separated.

  
It contains the following components:
– M-Lok compatible tip
– Windage elevation sight tool
– Firing pin scraper
– Buffer tube wrench
– Cleaning cable pull handle
– 4mm wrench
– T10 torx
– #0 cross driver
– Bolt carrier & bolt scrapper
– 1/2?, 1/4?, 3/8?, and 3/4? wrenches

SHOT Show – Gerber

Thursday, January 22nd, 2015

The Vital series was introduced as Gerber’s new introductory hunting line. It consists of multiple tools with replaceable blades, and orange handles and frames for visibility. Tools in the line include the Skin & Gut Knife, Take-a-Part Shears, and Pack Saw.

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Gator Premium is an upgrade to the iconic Gator line, which features blades made from S30V steel. The handles of these new knives have a scaly texture very much inspired by their namesake, and they also come with similarly textured sheaths. Only the fixed blade has the metal pommel, although both knives feature lanyard holes. Not pictured are the GH models with a hooked point.

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In the image above, you can compare the new Gator Premium Folder CP (top) to the original Gator Folder (bottom).

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Here’s the Premium Folder and Fixed knives in their sheaths. This new line is designed and built in Portland, Oregon.

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This is the Short Stack. It’s a complete AR-15 armorer’s tool in an extremely compact package. In fact, at the booth it was displayed as fitting inside Magpul MOE and MIAD grips. Rather than unfold in a traditional manner, the tool is held together with a rubber stop as well as magnetically, and each component can be individually separated. It contains the following components:

– Windage elevation sight tool
– Firing pin scraper
– Buffer tube wrench
– Cleaning cable pull handle
– 4mm wrench
– T10 torx
– #0 cross driver
– Bolt carrier & bolt scrapper
– 1/2″, 1/4″, 3/8″, and 3/4″ wrenches

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The Span Shotgun tool, which features 12 tools in one solid state, which itself separates into two separate components. It features the following:

– 1/4″ standard bit tip driver
– Bit tip storage
– Torque generating design
– 6 bit tips
– pin punch
– 3x hex wrench
– choke tube wrench
– bottle opener

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The Airfoil is a folding knife, with a fine edge, T-shaped thumb studs, and a pocket clip. It’s very light weight at only 2.2 oz., and has a very smooth open action.

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The Skyridge is an assisted open knife with a fine edge blade, dual thumb studs, and a pocket clip.

www.gerbergear.com

AUSA – Gerber MP1-AR, MP1-MRO and Cortex Light

Monday, October 13th, 2014

Gerber is displaying several new products but here are three you may be interested in.

First up are the MP1-AR and MP1-MRO are new multi-tools. The AR model is designed for maintenance of the M4/16 family of weapons. It incorporates a full fine edge blade as well as a full serrated blade. It also offers a full maintenance suite including punch tool, scraper, pick, front sight adjustment tool and bit driver complete with 12 bits. To finish it off, it has a spring loaded, forged jaw, needle nose pliers.

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The MP1-MRO shares the same chassis as the AR model but it’s accessories are tuned for maintenance and repair operations. In addition the the full fine edged blade, it has a full serrated blade but this one also has a 550 cord hook. Gerber also knows that blades are often used for things they aren’t designed for so they’ve included a pry bar as well as a unique chisel/scraper. There’s a file with units of measurement scale and a lanyard loop. They’ve also incorporated something you don’t often see. The hook can be used to fish lines and pull cotter pins. Naturally, it also has a bit driver with 11-piece set.

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The Cortex compact is new to the market. What is unique is that it will accept AA or CR123A batteries and offers three settings; high = 175 lumens, medium = ~100 lumens as well as strobe setting. High will get you 2 hours from a 123 battery. It weighs a scant 2oz. Even with its pocket clip.

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All Gerber products are proudly built in Portland, Oregon.

www.gerbergear.com

MDM – Gerber – Strongarm

Wednesday, September 24th, 2014

The Strongarm is a new 4.8″ blade length, fixed blade knife from Gerber. It’s is made from 420 high carbon steel and finds it roots in the Prodigy fixed blade that’s been around for more than a decade.

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The sheath is modular and can be worn vertically or horizontally belt mounted or via PALS webbing thanks to the tongue and groove adapter.

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It comes in at under $75 and will be available November 1st in Black or Coyote with fine edge or partially serrated.

www.gerbergear.com

OR Summer Market – Gerber Introduces Freescape Series

Tuesday, August 12th, 2014

Gerber introduced a new line of products called the Freescape Series. Available this month, the car camping line consists of Hatchet, Camp Kitchen Knife, Camp Paring knife, Folding Sheath Knife, Camp Saw, Camp Kitchen Kit, Flashlight, and two lantern styles.

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The Hatchet’s sheath can be stowed in the handle for use so that you don’t lose it.

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Below, you can see several of the new knives in the Freescape Series.

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This video by Gerber gives you some info on the Camp Kitchen Knife.

Below, is the Flashlight which is a triangle shape so it won’t roll off.

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Several of the items are already available including the Hatchet and Lanterns.

www.gerbergear.com

Both Large and Small Lanterns incorporate touch technology which allows you to turn them on and off as well as dim control with the touch of a finger.

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