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Gerber LMF II Survival Knife Review

Gerber LMF II Survival Knife PriceThis Gerber LMF II Survival Knife, Black [22-01629] is indeed the toughest knife that gives an unmatched performance in any rugged, rigorous, and unsafe conditions a man can end up with. This knife was designed by our real-world hero Jeff Freeman, this former more solid designed the most brilliant knife with his experience in the military and to meet the needs of any challenge.

Designed primarily for aircrew, this knife can be even used for all outdoor activities. The military-grade knife was engineered to take in the most sophisticated abuse it can get, this knife was tested by Freeman himself and his military friends. The knife will really prove to serve the purpose for which it was made. You will see it for yourself, once you hold the knife.

Gerber stands as one of the most trusted brands when it comes to the best pocket knife manufacturers as they are known for their build quality and craftsmanship, for a company that is pioneering in the same for over 70 years, Gerber is a dominant player in the market now. With their manufacturing of Multi-tools along with knives, Gerber has grown so large across the world.

When people look to Gerber for their primary product, they come with a confidence that only Gerber gives with its years of expertise in making world-class knives and tools. Gerber came up with various best-selling fixed knife models that still is top pick in the market.

Gerber did all this with a close connection among the custom knife makers and real-world heroes to design knives that withstands and provides assistance even during any worst situation.

Gerber LMF II Survival Knife Specs

Blade Length 10.59inches
Knife Overall Length 4.84inches
Sheath Material Ballistic Nylon
Total Weight  24.28ounces
Materials Used in The Blade Nylon over-molded and 420 High Carbon Stainless Steel

The Blade

Blade Gerber LMF II Survival KnifeOn any given knife, the blade plays a vital role in deciding the quality of the knife. The 4.8-inch blade is fabricated from 420 Higher Carbon Stainless Steel. Steel is considered to be rigid and tough because of its molecular arrangement.

Thus the blade is tough enough to be used in all kinds of situations. The material also is known for beautiful edge stability and high corrosion-resistant property, making the material idle for the blade in this knife.

The blade also has a serration towards the handle, serration is provided to make the cutting, slicing, and chopping experience of the knife easier and a lot smoother.

The blade has the right amount of belly that gives ample pressure to the sharp tip. The only imprint to be found on the knife is the Gerber logo on the blade. Gives a stylishly stunning look too. The blade can be maintained easily with any common sharpener.

The Handle

Handle Gerber LMF II Survival KnifeThe Gerber LMF II Survival Knife comes with an over-molded TPV handle that is ergonomically designed to prevent hand blisters and provide a comfortable yet non-slip grip.

The handle also features spaced-out jimping in the spine and the lower finger-cut curve. The jumping in the lower read end provides extra grip and traction while performing a fast action.

The texture in the handle indeed provides a non-slip grip in almost all situations. The rear end of the handle comes with a distinctive butt cap that has a pointy end made out of stainless steel, which can break even the strongest glass. The butt-cap is however placed separately in a different tang to absorb shock.

The handle comes with two holes near the neck, which extends the purposes of this knife even more. This knife can be lashed out with holes in a pole or a branch to be used as a spear. This will be really cool when on an adventure.

According to the company, even the color of the knife is on purpose, so that it is discreet on a night-time mission. The knife doesn’t have any locking mechanism since it is a fixed knife, and the blade is as strong as the handle holds, if you are looking for a locking mechanism, we recommend you read our review on the Spyderco civilian knife.

The Sheath

Providing sheath is Gerber’s trademark, this sheath makes the knife to be carried along the belt or MOLLE vest. But it is really that helpful. To make it even more useful the sheath comes with a V-shaped sharpener.

Pros & Cons

Made in the USA, promising quality over other models is the best pros of this knife. Also, the unique butt cap and sheath with sharpener add value. This is a great pocket knife for survival and outdoors, we loved it!
The handle can be constructed with a little more detail, for a few customers found defects in their handle. However keep in mind this is a very small minority, we had no issues with the handle. The handle can be constructed with a little more detail, for a few customers found defects in their handle. However keep in mind this is a very small minority, we had no issues with the handle.

Final Verdict

The survival knife is a must for everyone who is fond of adventure and outdoor activities. It is an idle option even for people whose profession is based on fieldwork like hunting, fishing, etc. If more, this knife can be used by military men for their everyday tactical purposes. With great quality and a reasonable price, this knife is really the best buy. And to your surprise, the knife won’t let you down. You will find it works like a charm even after 2 years. What more to say?

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