I’m just going to come right out and say that I am a huge fan of the Gerber Strongarm. The finish is tough, but will wear with time and effort like any finish would. Best Survival Knives Excellent review of the Gerber StrongArm fixed blade knife and sheath. Editor: I recommend purchasing the Gerber StrongArm at Amazon or BladeHQ. The StrongArm has a squared off spine that’s perfect for stripping bark, batoning wood, striking a ferro rod, and truncating wood. Gerber StrongArm Review Posted on februari 25, 2016 februari 28, 2017 by Jeroen Klantenservice Het was al weer een tijd geleden dat we een nieuw tactisch mes van Gerber konden testen, maar vandaag was het dan toch zo ver. Gerber’s reputation was hit hard by imports of poorly made foreign knives, but they seem to be working hard to fix that reputation. Gerber’s reputation was hit hard by imports of poorly made foreign knives, but they seem to be working hard to fix that reputation. The sheath is still awesome, and the fact that you can attach it to your belt vertically or horizontally, as well as MOLLE gear, is fantastic, to say the least. While I think the overall sheath design is brilliant and has totally grown on me in terms of usability, the snaps have worn out to the point where if I attach it to my belt and hit it hard on something it can unsnap. This post contains affiliate links. De schede van het Gerber StrongArm is zeker vernieuwend te noemen. in addition to a grip snap that you have to defeat to de-holster the knife. De grip is zelfs nog verbeterd. Amazon currently has the black model in stock for for a decent price, with the Coyote Tan model going in and out of stock more often. The soft rubbery grip provides a non-slip surface to get all your work done whether you’re chopping, scraping, cutting, or smashing a skull with the pointed pommel. The StrongArm is proudly stamped made in Portland, Oregon. It’s a lot smaller than the LMF II, but still capable enough to smash windows and skulls. The Strongarm’s sheath is versatile, allowing the user to attach it to many different things in many different ways. The sheath is also outfitted with plenty of lashing holes for those who aren’t satisfied with the included sheath options. When you think “passive retention” think about something that just kind of happens on its own. The bottom of the handle is a small pommel. Made in the United States of America, in Oregon, this full tang survival knife has a 4.8 inch 420 HC (high carbon) blade. When you go to re-holster it, it provides a positive, audible click to let you know it’s home and though it seems to have worn out a little bit, after all it’s metal on plastic, it still holds the knife in place while upside down, shaking like the madman I am. De speciale ruitvormige structuur is wat grover dan de dot structuur op het LMF mes. Popular knives typically have plenty of sheath options, but with Gerber you are getting all of them with the knife. At the time, I wasn’t sure what to make of the sheath but gave the knife itself very high marks. Best EDC Knives My thumb just seems to be a little confused, but does just fine. Thank you very much. It has held up perfectly over the years and is only showing minimal wear on the finish. Knife Review: Gerber Strongarm Posted on 24 January, 2017 13 July, 2018 by Subwoofer Gerber’s latest incarnation of the military/tactical survival knife has taken its evolution to another level. Dit merk je met name tijdens het dragen van handschoenen heel goed. When it comes to fixed blade knives, I’ve got a couple of favorites. We’ll finish this up talking about the brilliant sheath system Gerber included with the StrongArm. Even with my large hands I still find the grip comfortable. Also color options are coyote tan or all black. I prefer the plain edge. Best Tactical Knives 6662NG Elst Your email address will not be published. Het laat je het mes dragen aan een broekriem, overdwars dragen, ondersteboven dragen en je kunt het zeer goed en snel bevestigen aan een MOLLE systeem. Het blad heeft een drop point vorm en is voorzien van een matzwarte coating. The StrongArm is one of many made in USA knives in their catalog and likely one that will be around for a long time It’s an excellent budget bushcraft knife. Gerber StrongArm Fixed Blade Knife with Fine Edge - Black, The StrongArm features a black handle and a fine edge, full tang 420HC steel blade, Ceramic blade coating and rubberized diamond texture grip, A striking pommel at the base of the handle breaks through hard surfaces, Four mounting pieces and sheath can be used for mounting on MOLLE, belt, or in drop-leg fashion, Proudly made in USA at Gerber's Portland, Oregon factory. The Gerber StrongArm is a great little knife, especially when you factor in a street price of around 50 bucks. Required fields are marked *. The rubber overmolded material is coated with a raised diamond textured pattern. Het blad van het Gerber StrongArm mes is wat slanker dan dat van het LMF mes maar is wel van dezelfde lengte. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. The StrongArm is proudly stamped made in Portland, Oregon. The StrongArm is one of many made in USA knives in their catalog and likely one that will be around for a long time It’s an excellent budget bushcraft knife. The LMF II served me well, but everything can be improved. My hands are massive, but think it’s less of a problem for the handle and more of a problem because of the double guard. Best High Value Knives. Het Gerber StrongArm mes oogt wat kleiner maar is eigenlijk vooral wat slanker en meer gestroomlijnd. Het was al weer een tijd geleden dat we een nieuw tactisch mes van Gerber konden testen, maar vandaag was het dan toch zo ver.