Building off the success of our popular Remix Series, the Remix Tactical folding clip knife marries a broad three inch serrated tanto blade with our iconic Remix™ handle design. It’s a tactically inspired, tip-up pocket carrier with class. A newly designed thumblift provides stability and safety while cutting. Made with a slim, lightweight handle and a blade that opens with one hand, it’s an ideal choice for your everyday carry knife.
- Blade Length: 3.0"
- Closed Length: 4.86"
- Overall Length: 7.86"
- Weight: 4.6 oz.
- Steel Type: 7Cr17Mo
- Tanto Blade
- Tip Up Pocket Carry
- Newly Designed Thumblift
- One Hand Opening
- G-10 Composite Handle
I had it for about 3 weeks. I forgot what I was doing (I think i was getting out of my truck), and it snapped off. I just wish I could get a replacement belt clip. I own 2 of gerber knives and I love them.
Apparently some of these knives come from the manufacturer with the blade tension set very high, while others are set reasonably low. This explains the wide variation of responses about whether it is easy to open one-handed. If the opening mechanism is too stiff, you need to reduce the tension by counter-rotating the two sides of the big ring. Note that each side has five small holes. C-clip pliers can be used in two of these hole on each side to start counter-rotation if it is too stiff to start using fingers only. Otherwise, you may be able to initiate loosening this adjustment by spinning the ring as a unit inside the handle. After a few turns, it may be loose enough to counter-rotate the two sides. Apply enough counter-rotation to make it easy to open one-handed, but be careful not to over-loosen as this will allow side-to-side play in the blade when locked into position. Also note that the smoothness of operation is reduced as the mechanism is loosened. I like everything about his knife, except this mechanism, but I can see that it is necessary in order to support the ring design element.
Really practical design. It could be used from EDC to hiking/climbing since it can be easily attached to a carabiner. I say could because the item I received cannot be opened and/or closed one handed thus rendering the folder classification as tactical outright misleading. The mild striations of the blade look quite attractive but they have not been ground down on the area of the circular pivot hence, instead of a smooth blade opening one gets a sequential motion and feel which indicates that the blade is grinding against the pivot white plastic washer. Even if the white washer is made of Teflon, obviously it will not last long while grinding against the metal blade. The spot where the liner lock is bent inward to provide the necessary tension to lock the blade in place is too close to the engagement area rendering it too stiff to be operated one handed in order to close the folder. Again, this characteristic nullifies the folder tactical classification. I am still waiting for Gerber response e-Mail with regard to my inquiry for the price of two keys necessary for adjusting the folder open/close tension. However, given the type of Teflon washer the folder is provided with I’m not sure whether it’s worth trying to adjust the tension. To top it all off, removing the blade tip plastic protector revealed that the very tip of the tanto blade is slightly rounded denoting a manufacturing defect indicating that somebody tried to re-sharpen it before packaging. The only way to purchase this folder is in person and only after you have tested it out before paying for it. I am really surprised that such a reputable company as Gerber Legendary Blades accepts such poorly manufactured items with such poor quality control for sale under its name. Label states Made in China. Considering the $32 purchase plus shipping price I paid for the folder I am not sure whether it is worth taking advantage of the Gerber otherwise excellent lifetime warranty or just keep it as is and use it as a utility knife. I will keep you posted.
i use mine as a pocket knife and its very useful i bring it to the office everyday ...... Chingona
i tried to post a review about this at an earlier date, but it would seem that this site only posts positive reviews about their products. well this needs to be seen too. just for those of us that dont want to pay for a knife that will fall apart.. i doubt this will be posted too. BUT FOR THE LOVE OF GOD AND FINGERS! SOMEONE NEEDS TO KNOW ABOUT THIS!
This is about the 3rd Gerber knife I've owned. I keep a knife on me at all times and have trusted this brand for years.. I read a lot of reviews on this specific knife, from this site and others. For the most part, they were all positive. Although I do love the design and the tanto blade, and the finger whole proved well for leverage and twirling around your finger when your bored. But after about 3 weeks of owning it, in an attempt to cut something, the locking mechanism slipped and cut my index finger to the bone. After further inspection, with the slightest bump or hit to the back of the blade, the lock will slip and the blade will fold in. Not very good for anything (fingers) that may be in the way. Needless to say, this "show" knife will be put into my case for display only. it was a pretty big disappointment for a fond gerber consumer.
good knife over all
hard to open with one hand
This knife is a comfortable fit to the hand, especially with the index hole. Extra grip & comfort. Only complaint is that *somehow*, on the heel of the knife (bottom), the metal has shattered. This occurred without even using it, or even dropping it/treating it roughly.
I tested one at the store to see if it was to my liking before purchase. Because well, why not? Store model was very smooth operating and very solid when open. Out of the package this knife is very stiff to open but just a little work moving around and it loosens up nicely! This is a great purchase! Thank you Gerber for another fine knife for my every day use!
My wife bought me this knife for a wedding gift I absolutely love it. It is very sturdy and sharp and feels like it is a part of my hand . Easy to open with one hand after a couple weeks of daily use. There is no play in the blade when open at all. I was devastated when I lost it. So I am defiantly buying this knife again . Best damn knife for the money when you are going to be using it every day
I love this little utility knife. The design is great, I love the handle and the ring! This knife just feels like it's supposed to be in your hand. My only complaint, you're not opening this thing with one hand. It's not going to happen. Other then that, I love this knife.
I have owned 3 of these do to loosing them but keep come back for another each time. I've had kersaw's Smith and Weston and other tactical knives this is by far my favorite
Really good knife,but hard to open whith one hand!
Solid kit, great price... what more could you ask for. My new EDC blade.
This is nice quiality knife for the price. I really like the tanto blade with the serrated edge as well as the round finger hole to really get a firm grip on the knife. The only thing I'm disappointed in is that under the features it's labeled as "One Hand Opening," which is false. It takes two hands to open this blade. The thumblift isn't placed well, making this nearly impossible.
2 years ago I purchased this blade for my EDC [Every Day Carry] & self-defense. Now fast forward too the present and its time to Cowboy up for another. And for this I THANK YOU!
*To Gerber : When will we see another Gerber Remix?"
Going with me in all HRA.....
Great knife, very well designed, except you can't open it with one hand unless you're freakishly strong. I wouldn't call this knife a tactical for that reason. If you're not in a hurry, it works just fine
When I first got it, it was a little stiff to open, but with a little gun oil it opens very easily. Durable blade and I use it everyday.
I've had several of these in the remix and the remix tactical, I absolutely love the fit and feel of this knife. I love the composite Grips nice feel and never slip even when greasy. @Darko Croatia Either you unfortunately received a defective one or you have the hand strength of an infant because this knife works flawlessly as a one hand opener. It will not jolt flip open like a heavy blade with a loose pivot but if gripped with the hand and rotated open with your thumb it opens smoothly and easily.
I love this knife but it needs a stronger belt clip
the knife is very difficlut to open with one hand and the belt clip snapped on the second day of use . the blade finish is nice but when closed you can see the back of the circle part of the blade was poorly made , its not even finished properly . not impressed with the price tag associated with this knife , should be in the low 20's.
super easy to open with one hand by far one of my top knifes
The best mass market EDC/Emergency Self-Defense folder on the market for the price. Solid construction, excellent ergonomics and design for a reasonable MSRP. I collect knives from ZT, Benchmade, Microtech, Kershaw Spyderco, A to Z and everything in between. I know quality when I see/use it, and this little blade has earned its place in my collection and more recently clipped to my pocket. Good job Gerber, damn good knife.
I can write anything here cause you don't post it anyway !
Just got mine and I Love it. It is a little difficult to open but nothing some oil won't fix. I carry it with me every day.
Great knife, after working the gears it opens smoothly. Works Great as a pry bar when needed. Great steel. Wonderfully comfortable grip. Works great.
Easy opening after few days.
I have owned this knife for about a year now, and it is a wonderful knife! Buy it
I've got 2 pcs of this. One is still sealed. The one that I unsealed it is hard to open with one hand. After several days of testing and lubricating oil seems to be open a little easier, or maybe I'm used to the movement.
Otherwise it is a good knife, you can play with him spinning it on your finger. After a day of experiments I have achieved the performance of open it, spin it on my finger, lock back, all this with one hand. The thing is to get used to it.
It's kinf od impossible to open with one hand... Seems that some of the knives are easier to open than others. In the video reviews look like it's easy to open, but mine doesn't as well. I like it anyway.
To answer a few questions and concerns. The blade was very stiff to open and quite difficult to open with one hand immediately after purchase but lots of opening and closing loosens it up and now its very easy and fast to deploy the liner lock is very solid with absolutely no play. The clip is removable but has only one position (being a tip up for a right hand pocket )
Always clipped to my pants or shorts... Very dependable
Over-priced for what's it worth
it is one of the better knives I have owned. It just feels solid. I will say it was a little stiff to open, but that is what gun oil for.
I can open it with one hand, and so can anybody else, but this is a little tricky
I BOUGHT ONE OF THESE AND IT SEAMS THAT THERE WAS FACTORY MISTAKE. THEY GRINDED OF THE EDGE (ROUND PART OF THE BLADE) SO THAT THE BRAKE COULD FIT IN THE BACK SIDE. VERY DISSAPOINTED. HOPING TO GET A REPLACEMENT WITH NO UGLY ERROR AS THIS ONE. I HAVE A PHOTO BUT DON'T KNOW TO WHOM TO SEND IT.
I like the knife alot. It is great and i take it every where i go. The knife feels great in your hand, in bout a traditional and reverse grip. They did there homework with this knife. However, they got a C with the pocket clip. I never had a problem with it after weeks of carrying it on my waist until recently when it got bent. It is absolutely impossible to bend it back in to place and i am now waiting for my replacement. All in all good knife though.
Love this knife. I never leave home with out it
I have wanted a Remix ever since I saw the first one several years ago. When I bought it last summer I had high expectations of it since it's a tactical knife and I have to say that almost all of my expectations have been met. Its got a great look and an awesome feel. I agree that it's rather difficult to open one handed but overall a great knife.
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This knife took a week or so to get accustom to and break-in. I now have no problems opening it with one hand.
It arrived very Sharp but would suggest highly that Gerber offer a 4 inch Blade model of this knife.
Dandy knife, been my go to knife for a year or more, nice weight, easy to open and close one handed, and great blade.
I used it to help me finish killing my wild hog and even used it to skin the whole animal, the knife is very sharp and good for almost any task, I fully recommend it.
My girlfriend open it with one hand... :D
Very good knife, my recommendation.
Awsome realy great knife easy handle and carry ..
it is easy to open with one hand if u know how to open it! this is an amazing knife and it is part of my daily carry.
This knife is one of the best tactical knives And the ring is innovation and if u know how to open it right the thumb lift is as quick as a switch blade. The grip is amzing and so is the sharp Tonto point serrated edge.
I bought it today and I can say thats not impossible to open with one hand, you must be very weak to make this impossible. Belt clip is removable, knife is very good.
Good blade, steel and cutting features, good ergonomy, bur really it is impossible to open it with one hand. Can you please provide some instructions how to do that.
Great knife, easy to open one handed, easy to pocket and remove. It's perfect!
Beautiful knife, blade is sharp as heck, nice design. Fingerhold is nice
Having carried it every day for almost a month now, i love the thing. at first, if i didnt open slowly and just racked it open, the liner-lock would jam and be impossible to close, but after a while it wore down whatever was slowing it and it is the perfect knife more my EDC. the ergonomics are great for both standard and reverse grips. smooth operation and great looks.overall great knife. All it needs is a spring assisted opening and we'd have a five star blade.
stiff and precise...just a slightly heavier
impossible to open with one hand!
But is the belt clip removable or repositionable?
Pro: -Fit & finish is very good.
-Lock-up is tight, no lateral or up & down movement in the blade when deployed.
-Good traction on the handle.
-Good sharp edge out of box.
- Sits deep in pocket.
Cons: Good luck trying to deploy quickly. The blade is very tight to open. I oiled it up, but still very slow to open. Would make a good work knife, but not for any kind of tactical / self defense use.
I give it 2 stars because it is marketed as a tactical knife, but it is just very stiff & too slow to deploy. If it was marketed as a work knife I would give it 3 stars. I just can't get around the speed (lack of) of blade deployment. I think that there are better options for the price.
just picked it up yesterday. great knife already used it
Love the design. Wish to have thumb stud for Remix as well. I was hoping at least 9Cr13CoMoV instead. Willing to pay more for sure.
Love it! I take it everywhere I go.
ordered it cant wait!!!
Great knife but a half inch longer version is better.
i want one and am going to buy one soon but some people who own it say its bad because the finish is ruff and makes it move slow but i looked at one at meijers and it looked ok
p.s. WHO CARES ITS A GOOD KNIFE
This blade is awesome. The only down side I have to this blade is the that the belt clip is on wrong, I have had it open in my pocket as I was pulling it out. If the clip could be moved or made ambidextrous this would be a 5 star knife.
I have had this knife for a year and it is the best one I have. The finger hole makes it great for carving thing into wood .
Excellent to handle. One hand open. Love the feel. Great knife
This is indeed a tactical knife, great for every day carry awesome build and well balanced.
The finger grip hole makes it ideal for self defense! awesome knife
Good knife I've had it for I think two years now I like it a lot. It's very solid I have no complaints about it.
i bought this knife today its an great knife its gunna be my every day carry
Great knife. Never had to sharpen. Will buy again. I still would have the knife if it wasn't stolen with my tools
This Knife Is the best single bladed knife I have if any people are considering to get any other don't. You should get this knife!!!!!!!
Please, Please, Please. Make this knife bigger!!! This is a great design, built solid, and the finger slot is the best for control. Increase the length by an inch and keep it under $40. Then don't look back because you won't keep it in stock...
I agree with what most have said... Sound construction with an outstanding grip and great blade. Dont be concerned, the finger slot greatly increases control.
You should get this knife. Excellent value.
Good G-10 handles = great grip
Thumblift allows for improved thumb stabilization when knife is open, also makes it easy to open as well.
Large lanyard hole makes paracord or other hefty cords attachable with ease.
Excellent factory sharpened blade which has yet to need sharpening from my usage of it.
Pocket clip works smooth.
Great buy worth the money.
My brother has had this knofe since christmas he only complains about the opening time but he has found new pressure points to open it and yes it dose have a belt clip
DOES THIS HAVE A BELT CLIP ??
what the hell is this thing i want one
Gerber is my hands down choice for many years, and I was amazed at all the Tactical positions this blade can be held. And for this I Thank you!
I love it !
perfect for any mountain adventure...
It is a great knife, I am in law enforcement and love how light the knife is and how the pocket clip is on the other side so it opens on it own when you draw it out of your pocket. The ring make it almost impossible for the kinfe to slip out of your hand or for it to be taken away from you. Great job..
I've owned many Gerber knives over the years, dating back to when Gerber was an American owned company and all their knives were made in the USA. Although, after Fiskars bought them their blade quality and construction went down marginally. That being said , the prices also went down making them a significant bargain. I love my Tanto remix, all the way down to my original old school Gator, which is American made. All in all I must say that despite being made in China now, they still make a very good knife for the price, and I feel like i don't have to baby my blades because i don't want to garbage a 150$+ blade.
Looks and usefulness, great job Gerber. Keep them coming your guys design team(s) is(are) realistic and have outdoors knowledge, thank you!
I have used this knife for a while now, and not once has it let me down. I've used it for cutting boxes, cutting paper, and I even used to to cut my nails. It's razor-sharp right out of the box, sturdy, and reliable. Once you put a dab of wd-40 on the pivot, it's perfect.
Great knife. Couldnt be happier!! SURVIVAL AT ITS FINEST
Great knife to use when climbing outdoors. It's lightweight and you can open it with one hand (takes some practise). Just put a carabiner through the hole and attach it on your harness, and you're all set...
I have not purchased nor handled this knife, although I have many other Gerber blades and they are great users. It looks like a great knife and going off of past experiences with Gerber I can say it's probably worth every penny. My only suggestion would be to offer a plain edge model, I own/collect many knives from various manufacturers and like to keep them hair whittling sharp; if you offered this in plain edge as opposed to combo edge I would not only buy one, I'd probably buy 3 for myself and a few for friends because they're so affordable and seem to be a great value.
This knife is sturdy with a grippy handle. It is almost too tight to open with one flip, but that is a good thing. It looks sexy when it's open and it will do what it is designed for. Feels like quality.
Great blade, I would get it. DON'T SPIN THE METAL RING AROUND THE FINGER HOLE IT WILL CAUSE BLADE-PLAY!
Great design, easy to handle, sturdy, lightweight. Its has great handling. I really like the remix design.
GREAT FOR EVERYDAY CARRY. I LIKE THE 2-WAY BRUSHED STEEL LOOK ON THE BLADE. I LIKE HOW THE G-10 HANDLE WAS CUT SO THAT IT KIND OF LOOKS LIKE CARBON FIBER WITH THE WAY IT REFLECTS LIGHT. MY ONE GREATEST CONCERN HOWEVER IS THAT ON THE BOX, IT SAYS MADE IN CHINA. UP TO THAT POINT I THOUGHT THAT ALL GERBER KNIVES WERE BUILT IN PORTLAND...
i like that knife and i want hem to my collection. is a nice and utility knife.
keep that line gerber !!!
Awesome Looking Knife.
I've had a fair share of knives, and as of late, more and more Gerber knives. This was the latest in my collection. The Tanto blade and G10 were the main selling points. The knive is great. Lightweight. Easy to open. Easy to close. The pocket clip on the opposite end took a little getting used to, but has been easily adapted to. I think the only thing I miss from my previous models is a safety. I do realize it's a slim handle, so there probably wasn't room for it. Just would have put this knife into the "If you don't buy this knife you're mentally deficient" category. Overall, I love it and will continue to only buy Gerber if this is where their future is headed.
A badass looking blade. Love the ring in the middle, good for solid grip. not sure about the G10 though. stick to my pocket.