Gerber Pitches the Fastball: New Flipper Knife for EDC
The Fastball is an American-made EDC knife that lives in the place where precision and polish meet. The trend forward yet practical design has an intuitive finger flipper opening, a utilitarian wharncliffe blade, and an aircraft-grade aluminum handle. Equipped w/ B.O.S.S. Tech™, the Fastball lives up to its name offering quick, smooth deployment – every time.
- S30V Stainless Steel
- Ball Bearings
- Finger Flipper
- Liner Lock
- 3-Position Pocket Clip [on reverse side]
- Lanyard Hole
I got to handle these babies at SHOT. They are small and light so they are easy to carry and don’t break the lines of your pants. The ball bearing system makes the blade deployment slick and effort less. It is a joy to touch this kind of workmanship.
GERBER, is an industry-leading manufacturer of knives and multi-tools. The Fastball, like all their products is American-made. They have elevated the folding knife pairing precision engineering with polished aesthetics. The Fastball will be available February 13, 2019 with an MSRP of $110 [Urban Grey, Flat Sage] and MSRP $115
- S30V Wharncliffe blade
- Ball bearings for consistent action
- Precision detent provides “lightswitching” operation
- Easy-off Liner Lock release
- 3-position clip
- Black oxide coated blade
- Blade length: 3.0”
- Overall length: 7.1”
- Weight: 2.7oz
“The Fastball is the perfect EDC knife – aesthetically compelling, functionally flawless, and boasting top-notch materials. A focus on the details, pocket friendliness, and the seamless light switching deployment were front-of-mind throughout the entire development process,” says Karrson Koivisto, Gerber Product Manager. “The outcome is a knife that operates like, and possesses the materials and craftsmanship of, a $200 knife at a much more accessible price point. The Fastball is a must-have for the gear junkie with high expectations and a discerning eye.”
The Fastball is an American-made EDC knife that lives in the place where precision and polish meet. The trend forward yet practical design has an intuitive finger flipper opening, a utilitarian wharncliffe blade, and an aircraft-grade aluminum handle that comes in 3 distinct colors. Equipped w/ B.O.S.S. Tech™, the Fastball lives up to its name offering quick deployment that smoothly activates with “light switch” operation. A 3-position pocket clip and lanyard hole offer multiple ways to securely transport the knife.
The Fastball is available in Flat Sage, Urban Grey, and Black/Black Oxide
About Gerber: Gerber is a leading global supplier of activity specific knives, multi-tools and problem-solving gear. Built on the pillars of craftsmanship, innovation, and an unrelenting commitment to quality and service to others, the trusted brand features a diverse portfolio of equipment for recreational and professional end users. For more information please visit www.gerbergear.com