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Folding Knife
Item: # 31-003040

Drawing on decades of experience perfecting the folding pocket knife, the US1 is an American made testament to great design. The best-in-class 420HC blade is deployed with a simple nail nick and held in check by an easy to operate lock back design.

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    • Blade length: 2.6˝
    • Overall length: 6.1˝
    • Closed length: 3.5˝  
    • Weight: 1 oz.
    • Blade style: Fine edge
    • Blade material: 420HC steel
    • Handle material: 30% Glass-filled nylon with rubber overmold 
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The US1 pocket knife is a testament to the adage “hard work pays off”. Drawing on decades of experience perfecting the folding pocket knife, the US1 boasts innovative design elements and premium materials without sacrificing the iconic history that Gerber has come to be known for. Proudly made in Portland, Oregon, this trusted everyday companion will endure the test of time, continuing a heritage of excellence for generations to come.


Your everyday carry just got the ultimate upgrade. The best-in-class 420HC American steel blade ensures you the ability to tackle any task your day brings. The robust glass-filled nylon handle is wrapped in a textured rubber overmold, giving you the confidence to operate in the roughest of conditions. The finely machined nail nick offers ease of opening, complimenting the slim profile that fits perfectly in your pocket. The US1 elevates the average pocket knife, delivering a powerful punch in a one ounce package.   


An ergonomic handle design featuring a prominent finger choil promises solid application and comfortable ease of use.  The lock-back structure keeps the knife safely open while in use and keeps your attention where it should be, on the task at hand.  The US1 is the new generation of your favorite pocket knife, sure to be your go-to blade for years to come.


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  • 4
  • |AUG 30, 2016
  • |BY: Jim , Your Title

Great knife. I was expecting it to have a pocket clip on the side. That is my only disappointment.

  • 4
  • |DEC 2, 2015
  • |BY: Rhysling , EDC

First time in a while buying a new knife, good feel and to the grip and excellent weight for the size. The lock is solid so that's a definite plus. The edge on my blade seems a bit rough for a new blade but easy enough to fix with a good sharpening stone. Over all a nice blade for a quick Every Day Carry, and defiantly one I'll keep at the ready.

  • 5
  • |OCT 19, 2015
  • |BY: Red , Excellent Lock-Back Folder

Glad to see Gerber getting back to making knives here in the USA. I recently bought this new and have been really happy with the fit/finish and sharpness of the blade. Jimping on the spine is a nice touch too. It's easy to carry and well built.

  • 5
  • |AUG 24, 2015
  • |BY: Scott , Pocket Knife User

Owned dozens of pocket knives over the last 35 years or so. Many Gerbers, many not. Lock blades, non-lock. Too small, too large. Fine edge and serrated (don't like 'em at all) Only one previous knife was ever considered "perfect" (EZ Out Jr with fine blade). This is a great knife. Light weight. Lock-back. Great blade length. Made in the USA. And non-serrated!! Thank you.

  • 5
  • |AUG 2, 2015
  • |BY: Scott , Equpment repairer II

Happened across this little beauty at walmart for $16. Wow, what a wonderful little knife for the money. Thank you Gerber for realizing that a high value knife can be made in AMERICA.

  • 5
  • |JUL 1, 2015
  • |BY: Jeffery , Machinist

I can't believe this is 24 bucks and made here