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Gerber Applegate-Fairbairn Covert 3.79" Black Combo Blade, Glass Filled Nylon Handles (05786)

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Part Number: GB5786
Manufacturer: Gerber Knives and Gear
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GB5786: Covert - Double Bevel 154CM, Black, Serrated
As legacies go, a man could do worse than being survived by the famous knife he designed. Such is the case with the late Colonel Rex Applegate. He was one of this proud nations top authorities on close-quarters combat in particular, and fighting knives in general. The Applegate-Fairbairn Covert stands with the Applegate-Fairbairn Combat as lasting symbols of the colonels dedication, expertise, and sense of purpose.

It should come as no surprise that these two knives are known internationally as best-of-class among folding tactical knives. They've rightfully earned a reputation for unmatched strength, durability and balance.

More than that, tactical professionals have high regard for the high carbon stainless steel blade. As well as the glass-filled nylon handles, and the patented rotolock. The Combat has the added convenience of a hearty pocket clip.
  • Uncommon strength and balance
  • 154CM double bevel blade
  • Patented Roto-Lock
  • Item #: 05786
  • NSN #: 5110-01-516-3228
  • Overall Length: 8.7"
  • Blade Length: 3.78"
  • Closed Length: 4.9"
  • Weight: 4.2 oz.
  • Lock Mechanism: Liner Lock, Roto-Lock
  • Blade Style: Spear
  • Blade Material: 154CM
  • Blade Type: Double bevel
  • Handle Material: Glass-filled nylon
  • Opening Style: One-handed opening
  • Handle Color: Black
  • Lifetime Warranty
  • Made in USA

UPC Code: 013658057869

154CM Stainless Steel
154CM Stainless Steel
A premium American stainless steel with great all around characteristics of toughness and corrosion resistance.
Pocket Clip
Pocket Clip
Includes a pocket clip for easy accessibility and a more secure carry.
Zytel Handles
Zytel Handles
A nylon polymer that is lightweight and extremely durable, Zytel can be shaped and textured to provide excellent grip.
Made in USA
Made in USA
This product is USA born and raised.
4.750 (4 reviews)
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Bobby W
Jul 14, 2015
Pros: Blade Sharpness, Handle Material, Handle Feel, Ease of Opening, Pocket Clip, Weight, Lock Ease of Use, Overall Quality
Cons: None
Great Knife
I am a technician so this knife is used for many different purposes. From day 1 I have not given it a break and it has not let me down yet. The ease of one hand opening and blade sharpness are a winner.
4 out of 5
up north
Sep 30, 2014
Pros: Lock Type, Blade Material, Lock Ease of Use, Handle Material, Overall Quality, Handle Feel, Ease of Opening, Blade Sharpness
Cons: None
This is a fine emergency reserve knife. Reasonably good balance. So far just for cutting cord. But I use cord to go around the wrist which enables to swing between over and underhand in a flash. Keeps an edge reasonably well and the handle is in my opinion comfortable and solid. I like the locking system, very secure
5 out of 5
Jacob Z
Anchorage Alaska
Jan 07, 2014
Pros: Blade Material, Lock Ease of Use, Lock Type, Overall Quality, Handle Material, Handle Feel, Ease of Opening, Blade Sharpness
Cons: Pocket Clip, None
Best Pocket life I have ever owned.
I owned one of these for several years. The blade was a little stiff and difficult to fold in and out at first, but after it was broke in, it was smooth as silk. I carried it as my EDC for 4 years. Never any play or wobble in the blade at all. Or defects or malfunctions, other then the pocket clip bent such that it would no longer bite, so I removed it and stuck a lanyard through the lanyard loop instead. The 154Cm blade held edges extremely well. Lost it while hiking yesterday. :(
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