The Gerber has just launched their NEW Downwind series which includes three fixed blade knives; two of which are designed specifically with hunters in mind. The new Gerber series includes an Ulu knife for processing large game, a Caper knife for finer work, and a traditional, do-it-all Drop Point knife. Each of the three new offerings come with a waxed canvas sheath, and will have two color options for the G10 scales – olive or black.
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Starting with the Downwind Ulu knife which has an MSRP of $55 with a 6.54″ blade, Gerber’s product description can be read below:
The Downwind Series is a nod to the aesthetics of the past, with the materials of modern day. The Ulu design is meant to navigate the task of breaking down large game in the field, featuring large blade surface and an ergonomic handle design to ease fatigue. Maximize time and energy with this unique tool that provides deep, sweeping cuts.
Next up, the Gerber Downwind Caper knife which punches in at a light 2.1 ounces, a 7.24″ blade length, and an affordable MSRP of $39. Gerber’s product description can be read below:
The Downwind Series is a nod to the aesthetics of the past, married with the materials of modern day. The caper design is meant for those close-up moments of the breakdown process, featuring jimping on the end of the blade and an oversized choil to choke up for detail work. Reach for this blade shape when more intricate cuts are needed.
The third and final offering in the Downwind series is the Drop Point knife which weighs 4.59 ounces, has a blade length of 8.97″, and comes in at an MSRP of $44. Gerber’s product description can be read below:
The Downwind Series is a nod to the aesthetics of the past, married with the materials of modern day. The drop point design empowers the user to maintain certain control over the knife with subtle jimping on the spine and control choils built into the ergonomic handle design. This blade is an all-around workhorse, ideal for utility tasks and standard cuts.
Each of the Downwind knives can be viewed by clicking the link associated with the prices. You can also view GerberGear.com to see what else they have to offer. They also maintain Instagram and Facebook pages, and a YouTube channel if you wish to follow them on social media. What do you think about the new series of knives from Gerber? Will any of the models fill a niche in your outdoor or hunting gear?