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Before you know what the question is, you can have the proper response with Gerber'sAnswer F.A.S.T. SM Folding Knife. It utilizes the patented "Forward Action Spring Technology" with an internal torsion spring that pulls the blade fully open after the blade is partially deployed for virtually effortless opening. Built as an EDC knife, the 2.8" drop-point blade has a fine, straight edge to make short work of most materials. Gerber employs a reliable liner lock to hold the blade open, with a secondary safety lock that keeps the blade secure in the closed position. The Answer's anodized aluminum handle is designed to provide a secure grip, especially when punching, with an ergonomic curvature and two rear finger grooves that lock the pinky and ring-finger in place during a forward thrust.
Type: Straight edge
Material: Stainless steel
Black oxide finish resists corrosion and reduces reflection
Dual thumb studs for easy opening with either hand
F.A.S.T. - Forward Action Spring Technology
Internal spring system activates as the blade is opened for faster and easier deployment
Patented design invented by knife maker Butch Vallotton
Modified liner lock
A piece of the steel liner moves into place behind the blade to prevent it from closing
To close, slide the handle button back to disengage the lock, and fold shut
Modified liner lock release mechanism makes it easier to close with gloves on versus conventional liner locks
Secondary safety locks blade in either the open or closed position for additional security
Anodized aluminum alloy
Textured rubber inserts for slip resistance
Jimping on the spine helps to prevent the thumb from slipping
Ergonomically designed to feel comfortable in the hand
Two lower finger grooves for a more secure grip
Tip-down pocket clip
Lanyard hole on heel
Closed length: 3.8 inches
In the Box
Gerber Answer F.A.S.T. SM Folding Knife (Straight-Edge, Clamshell Package)
Limited Lifetime Warranty
Table of Contents
Full (Straight) Edge
Blade: 2.8" / 7.11 cm Total: 6.3" / 16.00 cm
Knife: 2.6 oz / 74.0 g
Gerber Answer F.A.S.T. SM Folding Knife (Straight-Edge, Clamshell Package) Review