A word of care when you purchase this design of blade, numerous suppliers do not also recognize the distinctions in the versions. I have actually seen both, physical shops as well as on the internet shops marketing the incorrect blade under the incorrect name so BEWARE! It might deserve it to pay a bit a lot more from a respectable merchant to make sure you ' re obtaining specifically just what you desire.
There are 3 kinds (not 2) of Gerber LMF II blades, the ASEK, the Survival, as well as the Infantry. Most individuals believe there were just 2 kinds launched. Below are the distinctions.
The Gerber LMF II ASEK variation includes the sheath, blade, 2 leg bands, the security blade, as well as the security blade sheath. The added blades for the security blade could be discovered in the take care of. The ASEK is JUST offered in the vegetation environment-friendly shade as well as it is INFRA-RED immune.
The Gerber LMF II Survival variation includes the sheath, blade, 2 leg bands, the security blade, as well as the security blade sheath. The added blades for the security blade could be discovered in the take care of. The SURVIVAL variation is JUST offered in the camel brownish shade. It is NOT infra-red immune.
The Gerber LMF II Infantry variation includes the sheath, as well as ONE leg band. The INFANTRY variation is offered in vegetation environment-friendly, camel brownish, as well as my individual fave ... black.
There is another point of significance you ought to recognize. From January 2008 to April 2008 the steel of these blades was briefly transformed from the Sandvik 12 C27SS to 440 A United States SS. In May of 2008 manufacturing was returned to with the initial steel. Gerber needed to alter steel kinds due to an absence of product offered. The 440 A United States SS was the closest suit they can obtain.
These are wonderful blades as well as I extremely suggest them. They are outstanding for hunting, outdoor camping, survival, as well as they have actually also seen activity in international lands. If you are searching for an excellent strong taken care of blade knife you could not fail with among these versions.
Below are the version varieties of the various sorts of blades.
22-01627Vegetation Eco-friendly LMFII ASEK (IR)
22-01626Vegetation Eco-friendly LMF II Infantry
22-01117Vegetation Eco-friendly LMFII Blade just (no sheath consisted of)
22-01118Vegetation Eco-friendly LMFII Sheath just (no blade consisted of)
22-01400Camel Brown LMFII Survival
22-01463Camel Brown LMF II Infantry
22-01629Black LMF II Infantry