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Gerber Debuts New De Facto Combat Knife

BlueSheepdog Aaron and I got a look at some new knives from Gerber Legendary Blades at 2012 SHOT Show.  One knife stood out to me:  the Gerber De Facto.  With input from U.S. Army Special Forces personnel, this knife is primarily designed for close quarters combat. The steel used in this knife is S30V.  Its 4” blade is a flat ground, spear point, and double-edged.  There are serrations right and left.  At the opposite end of the full-tang is a glass breaker/skull crusher at the pommel.  The handle is a polymer that is slightly tacky in the hand for good grip.  The knife weighs 3.9 ounces and is 8.875” overall. … Continue reading

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