The Gerber StrongArm - The Adaptible Fixed Blade

The Gerber StrongArm - The Adaptible Fixed Blade
I’ve owned and abused a Gerber StrongArm for over a year now. The finish is worn, but the knife itself continues to impress me. Crate Club tossing the StrongArm into the December Crate was an excellent idea. It’s a rock solid knife that several writers over at the Loadout Room have used, abused and reviewed. I still love my old FDE Gerber and there is nothing wrong with it...but why wouldn’t [...]

The Gerber Sharkbelly - A Thick Skinned Slasher

The Gerber Sharkbelly - A Thick Skinned Slasher
The Gerber Sharkbelly is a knife that combines a number of features that differentiate the knife from other traditional pocket knives. The  Sharkbelly is included in our December crate alongside a few other Gerber goodies. The Gerber Sharkbelly is a medium sized knife with a 3.25 inch blade and a 7.75 inch overall length. It only weighs 2.3 ounces. The blade is made from 420HC steel and the h[...]

The Gerber MP400 - Compact and Capable

The Gerber MP400 - Compact and Capable
“Tomorrow make sure you have note taking gear, a couple pens, a water source, and a Gerber,” Those were the words of my first machine gun section leader on my first day in the fleet Marine force. By Gerber, he didn’t mean I needed a Gerber knife, but a multi-tool. By this time I understood that Gerber was slang for multi-tool. Not just Gerber multi-tools, but its the name given to every multi[...]

The Hornady Rapid Safe -A Real Boombox

The Hornady Rapid Safe -A Real Boombox
I own guns for several reasons, hunting, sport, and defense of my family and myself. If you asked me the most important reason I own a gun I’d clearly pick self-defense. As a father and husband, it’s my job to keep my family safe. I own a gun, I train with it, and I store it responsibly when it's not in my control. Storing a firearm can be a difficult compromise between accessibility and safe[...]