Gerber Gator Premium Folding Knife 4" S30V Plain Blade with Gut Hook, Gator Grip Handle - 30-001086

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Part #: GB30001086 | Gerber Knives and Gear
Description
GB30001086: Gator Premium Gut Hook Folder
Gerber
 
A silent predator that commands respect, an alligator is the ultimate symbol of quiet strength and unrivaled power. A best-seller for 25 years, the iconic Gator line has earned a place in Gerber’s storied history, drawing inspiration from the very animal that it was created to emulate. The Gator Premium Sheath Folder is the elevated, first-class reincarnation of everything that made the original the best in its class. Continuing a tradition of American made excellence, this knife offers unparalleled materials and innovative design for the modern hunter and knife enthusiast alike. 

When you are out in the field, conditions can go from dry to wet and back again at a moment’s notice. Your grip needs to stand up to any task you ask of it – enter the rebirth of the Gator Grip. Offering their most stylized handle yet, the Gator Premium Sheath Folder boasts glass-filled nylon wrapped in a highly rubberized grip that keeps the control in your capable hands. Grooved plastic inserts offer additional tactile function, while providing a chafe resistant barrier for your bare hands. Advanced technique couples with a grippy reptilian texture to deliver a stunningly reliable and ultimately unsurpassed grip in any situation. 

First-Class Design Elements | American Made

Proudly conceived and produced in their Portland, Oregon factory, the Gator Premium Sheath Folder is the benchmark against which all other hunting knives are measured. Perfectly blending together top of the line materials and field-tested design upgrades, this long awaited recreation is well worth the wait Boasting premium CPM-S30V steel in a folding application, the 4-inch blade is a steady sidekick when things get messy. The addition of the gut hook feature makes cleaning game easier than ever, tackling delicate and tough tasks alike. The blade itself is secured with a sturdy liner lock that stays safely open when you need it, and safely closed when tucked away in your pocket. Machine polished and semi-mirrored, the blade and bolster offer stylish protection against corrosion as well as an unrivaled aesthetic. Each knife bears a stamped Gerber logo – a subtle reminder of the heritage you hold in your hand.
Features
  • Fine edge, full tang CPM-S30V blade steel
  • Machine polished blades and bolsters
  • Rubberized Gator Grip
  • Polished cast steel bolster 
  • Premium leather sheath
Specifications
  • Blade steel: CPM-S30V steel
  • Handle material: Glass-Filled Nylon w/ Rubber Overmold
  • Blade length: 4" (10.2 cm)
  • Overall length: 9" (22.9 cm)
  • Knife weight: 8.0 oz (249 g)
  • Overall weight: 10.4 oz (295 g)
  • Made in USA
Zytel Handles
Zytel Handles A nylon polymer that is lightweight and extremely durable, Zytel can be shaped and textured to provide excellent grip.
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%
Lockback
Lockback The lockback system has been used for many decades. It can usually be found on the knife spine and it provides a strong lockup that will wear well.
Made in USA
Made in USA This product is USA born and raised.
Nylon Sheath
Nylon Sheath Durable, flexible, abrasion and mildew resistant, Nylon also is very strong
Gerber Gator Premium Folding Knife 4" S30V Plain Blade with Gut Hook, Gator Grip Handlerated 5.000 stars out of 5 (3 reviews)
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Gerber Gator Premium Folding Knife 4" S30V Plain Blade with Gut Hook, Gator Grip Handle
rated 5 stars out of 5
Scout
Quihi, Texas
Dec 08, 2016
Pros: Lock Type, Handle Material, Handle Feel, Blade Sharpness, Blade Material, Ease of Opening, Weight, Lock Ease of Use, Overall Quality
Cons: None
Gerber Gator Fan
I've been using a Gerber Gator folding knife to field dress 3 to 5 Texas deer and a couple feral hogs every year since I was given one for my retirement 26 years ago. Perfect size, shape, grip, and ease of sharpening. My wife recently presently me with another Gerber Gator, but with a S30V plain blade with Gut Hook. I like what I see and have used it on two deer so far and can probably shave with it after it's somewhat limited use. Can't beat Knife Center's price and fast service. Some day, in the distant future, my Grandsons can toss lots for Grandpa's guns and Gerber Gators.
Gerber Gator Premium Folding Knife 4" S30V Plain Blade with Gut Hook, Gator Grip Handle
rated 5 stars out of 5
John G
Ontario, Canad
Feb 03, 2016
Pros: Lock Type, Ease of Opening, Weight, Overall Quality, Handle Material, Lock Ease of Use, Sheath, Handle Feel, Blade Material
Cons: None
Workhorse
Used in a bakery to open bags of flour, sugar, and cut ty-wraps and cord. This is the second one I have owned and the last one lasted 8 plus years of daily use. Great work knife. Recommend it to anyone. I cannot find anything wrong with this knife.
Gerber Gator Premium Folding Knife 4" S30V Plain Blade with Gut Hook, Gator Grip Handle
rated 5 stars out of 5
John G
Kitchener, Ontario Canada
Dec 28, 2015
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
Work Horse
This knife is replacing my old Gerber of the same style. I really like the heavy weight of this knife. The last one lasted over 14 years of everyday use opening bags of flour and sugar in the bakery. Used the gut hook for cutting shrink wrap, cardboard boxes and just about everything you can think of. This knife is a real work horse. Well worth the money.

 

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