Belt buckles tell stories. They evoke the past, of fathers and grandfathers, of the movies that made heroes of men who marched into battle. But buckles are more than historical reminders; they offer current-day function as well as a great location for enhanced style. Modern buckles feature a brilliant array of graphic designs, as well as the impressive technology applicable for finely detailed cuts and shapes that machinery now offers.
FORM AND FUNCTION
The robust, customizable-length quick-release GDC Belt Tool is a Gerber innovation for modern day superheroes. The buckle delivers utility at the end of the work day, while hiking, or during a barbecue. Pull the integrated tool with an index finger and tighten down a screw, pry open a can of paint, or pop the top on a beer without breaking a sweat. With its bottle opener, pry bar, and flat head driver, this multi-tool’s nimble, stealth convenience is next-level.
A SAFE GRIP
Wrap a finger around the ring and press a thumb against the thumb grip allowing for a solid hold that won’t budge when putting a bit of power into its application. When the job is done, the tool snaps back into its sturdy, safe sheath.
Belt and tool are great. It's not the most useful little tool, but sure is nice that I haven't had to look for a beer opener or flathead in a couple years. That is until last weekend, since the retards at the TSA refused to give it back when trying to fly.
I can't believe I read 1 star reviews from people that haven't used the product so I'm writing a compensation review. Gerber tools are always quality products and it certainly appears to be no different. This is a fantastic idea. I am going to seek one out and wear the heck out of it.
If you love things that are awesome/useful and hate things that suck... Get this belt. One of the best purchases I have ever made.
I've worn this belt for over a year and I use it almost every day. In fact, whenever I need a flathead screwdriver, something to pry with, or something to open a box (not sharp, but rips through tape easily), I reach for my belt buckle. It has become a reflex. Very useful.
Add a cross hilt with #2 Phillips and 3/16" straight. Make the random, currently useless hole in it a 1/4" hex. As an electrician I only have 9,999 little 1/4" hex drivers scattered everywhere. I carry a Shard and this, but I don't need two bottle openers. The flat heads on the Shard are also usually useless, but the wire stripper is absolutely fantastic.
Would love to buy this tool for my man but the belt is nylon; not appropriate with workday attire. Please make one in leather that can be worn at the job site as well as in the office.
This belt is an awesome little tool. I've used it in many tight spots. I used this belt for a soldier that was under my comand to save his leg from an i.e.d.
Thank you for a great product
Ma meilleur achat depuis longtemps ! Je le conseille à tous . I wear this belt all day long... Simply and very nice belt ! Thanks Gerber
I just received this tool today through Amazon and I can already tell that this tool is well worth the money. It's a bit heavy and the end of the belt looks like it could fray easily, but overall, this belt tool will last for years to come.
So this is clearly a neat belt, the adjustment is a bit, well, non-existent. Consider that whilst waist size doesn't change daily the thickness of clothing might (eg shirt tucked in vs out). The tool and buckle are first rate! Look great and the tool seats itself with a confident "snap". That said the tool is of limited usefulness, not a knock but an observation. Here is where I believe the GDC markII will reign; make the buckle a platform to house any one of a series of tools! Each tool being specificly geared toward a sport/hobby/profession. Each tool with it's own cool anodized color finger ring, like the green ring on the current GDC. I suggest make your consumers part of the research to determine what tool types to include. For instance, I would want to "load" a different tool for carpentry work than I would hiking or hunting...
I find the idea exciting I hope Gerber does too!