Posted by: SWGK Admin on Sep 23, 2010
Anybody who claims to know anything about knives will openly acknowledge that Gerber is one of the world's leading manufacturers of high quality knives and other implements. The Gerber big rock camp knife is certainly no exception.
This knife is a great multi purpose, fixed blade hunting and camping knife. The blade is 4.5 inches long and you can choose from a partially serrated or non-serrated blade.
The Gerber big rock camp knife is extremely sharp but doesn't come with a sharpener so if you plan on extended use or trips away from home, you need to have a sharpener at hand. The lanyard hole is compatible with 550 cord.
The handle of the knife is made from very durable glass filled nylon and is feels very comfortable to hold. The knife is ergonomically designed so you won't easily get blisters if you use it too much. The thumb grip also gives extra purchase when you use it.
The knife doesn't get slippery in your hand, even when in water, due to an overlay of a special molded material. If you're desperate for a smooth shave, the Gerber big rock will also handle that for you with the greatest of ease.
These Gerber knives have a full tang design which means the steel goes all the way down the handle and is made from a single piece of metal. This ensures extra strength and safety.
Smart people choose to buy the Gerber big rock camp knife because of its enormous versatility. It can be used as a hunting or camping knife. This amazing tool can cut meat, rope, wood, plastic and wire. You can use it to gut fish and skin prey. It can also serve as your main knife for general food preparation.
You can use this knife to cut through small tree branches and the green wood won't dull the blade. These big rock knives are designed to last a lifetime.
Naturally the big rock comes with a protective nylon sheath so you can carry it without physically having to hold it until you need to do so.
When you're in the market for a sturdy, multi-functional knife, the Gerber big rock camp knife should be high on your list and is definitely one that won't break the budget.