Gerber Multi-Tool Features
The Gerber multitool is another well-known brand of multi-tools. While better known for their excellent knives, Gerber makes some terrific multi-tools as well. Their family of multi-tools feature one-handed opening for ease of use. Common features among the various models include needlenose pliers, knife blade, V-cut wire cutters, a phillips screwdriver, bottle opener, can opener, and their famous Fiskars sissors, which can cut through a seat belt.
Features unique to specific models include the combo-edge (straight and serrated) blade on the Octane, along with a pocket clip and a clam package opener for those pesky plastic bubbble packs.
The Compact Sport models feature a serrated blade, locking tools, one hand opening, and Fiskars scissors.
Regular and serrated knife blades, two flat blade screwdrivers, a saw and a lanyard ring are included in the Gerber Flik multi tool pliers. A cross point Phillips tip screwdriver is also a stand feature.
The Dime multitool is an upgraded version of the compact keychain multi-tools produced by other brands. Featuring a unique blade designed to cut through pesky plastic packaging, it also contains two screwdrivers, scissors, and pliers. It even has a bottle opener, tweezers, and a file.
The Gerber Diesel multi tool pliers features a serrated Tanto knife blade, three slotted screwdrivers, a file and a lanyard ring in addition to the standard tools offered on Gerber multi-tools. The Gerber Diesel multitool even comes with a camo belt pouch for hunters!
For spring-loaded pliers and locking tools, consider the Gerber Suspension multitool, with handles inspired by the structural design of the bridges of Portland, Oregon, home of Gerber Blades.
For military and mining applications, the MultiPlier 600 is a unique Gerber offering. Features include serrated and drop point blades, Phillips and three flat blade screwdrivers, file, and a standard/metric scale. The DET version includes a C4 punch and a blasting cap crimper, making this a great tool kit for anyone dealing with explosives.