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Gerber Military Tactical LMF II - Survival Knife
Gerber Military Tactical LMF II - Survival Knife
Gerber Military Tactical LMF II - Survival KnifeGerber Military Tactical LMF II - Survival KnifeGerber Military Tactical LMF II - Survival Knife

Gerber Military Tactical LMF II - Survival Knife

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SKU #: Gerber-1400
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This is an OUTSTANDING knife for any military personnel! It includes the pictured MOLLE sheath.

After two years of collaboration, Gerber is proud to introduce one of the toughest military survival knives ever made; the LMF II. With expert military instructor Frank Heyl as our guide, and the military as our proving ground, we have created the single most important tool that you can carry. In any survival situation, the LMF II can be used to construct shelter, cut firewood, spear dinner, or slice through an aircraft fuselage; even egress through helicopter Plexiglas. When survival counts the most, the LMF II is the one tool you must have at your side.

Technical Specs:

  • Overall Length: 10.59"
  • Blade Length: 4.84"
  • Weight: 11.4 oz.
  • Blade Style: Drop Point
  • Blade Material: 420HC Stainless
  • Blade Type: Serrated
  • Handle Material Glass-filled nylon with TPV overmold
  • Sheath Material: Ballistic nylon with fire retardant coating
  • Strap Cutter

    Key Features:
  • Handle designed to reduce shock absorption
  • Low-profile sheath to minimize interference with m
  • Molle vest attachment
  • Two straps for belt or leg attachments included
  • Sharpener is intergrated into sheath
  • Easily cuts through nylon straps and seat belts
  • Molle vest attachable sheath

  • True Story from the field of the Gerber LMF II: “I’m here writing this letter because Gerber’s new LMF II worked just like you said it would. My spotter and I set our position over a section of roard where there had been a great deal of IED’s (improvised explosive devices) placed. There was no moon and it was dark as it could get. This meant I would be able to see the bad guys with my NVG’s (night vision glasses), and they would not be able to see us… which is the way a soldier likes it.

    As we began to engage two targets, a larger contingent of bad guys arrived and started looking for us. I decided we should pull back, and I radioed for evacuation. We moved to a bombed-out compound and set up a defensive position to wait for the helicopter. We were then told that the helo had been diverted to a med evac and we would have to wait for our Bradleys, which were about 10 or 15 minutes out… no big deal.

    Two of the bad guys moved into the compound. We were waiting for them to come into the open for a clearer shot. As luck would have it, they turned on a generator. Within seconds, the compound was lit up like a Wal-Mart parking lot, and the two men continued their search.

    My spotter and I noticed two 220-volt power lines running along the wall to the floodlights. I remembered you telling me that the handle and butt cap of the LMF II knife were insulated and would not conduct electricity.

    I have to admit I wasn’t exactly thrilled about the thought of having to cut the “hot lines,” but in battle you do what you have to do.

    I moved over to the wall and wedged the knife behind the power lines and used my body weight to cut through the lines. I did turn my head and close my eyes.

    I felt the heat from the lines arcing but that was it. I wasn’t electrocuted. Darkness returned and our cover was restored. We were able to re-engage while we waited for our evac. The knife blade had a couple of chunks eaten out of it by the high voltage, but when I got back to the compound I worked most of them out with a honing stone. You can still see where the blade was arced. Thank you and your company for this great knife.”

    SPC Dillard Johnson
    Platoon Sergeant
    3rd ID 3-7 Cav

    Gerber Blades LMF II Sheath Issues
    This knife is hugely popular with our Government Agencies and because of the strict testing requirements of this product; the sheath must pass a 10-G Gravity Test to withstand severe warfare conditions.

    Gerber is aware that the straps may be extremely difficult and are working towards a resolution. However, there is a way to “stretch” the straps, making them easier to use.

  • Make sure both straps that contain the snaps are “unsnapped” and open
  • Place your LMF II Knife fully into the sheath
  • Extract your knife back out of the sheath about a half an inch
  • Snap both straps around the smaller portions of the knife handle at this point
  • With the snaps fastened, push the knife back into the sheath
  • Allow approximately 24 hours for the straps to stretch

    After about 24 hours, your straps should have stretched to a more appropriate size allowing for easier functionality of the product.

    To enhance the extraction of your blade with more ease, add a drop of oil on the inside hilt (tongue) of the sheath. The handle will rub the tongue with less friction and should extract much easier.
  • Gerber Military Tactical LMF II - Survival Knife
    5 Stars based on 34 Review(s)
    5 Stars
    I would recommend this item to a friend.

    Great Knife
    April 13, 2014
    I own numerous "custom" knives (Randall, Lyle, etc.). While this knife is not their equal it is, for the price, a fine addition to my car, pack, etc. I have recommended it to friends and they are equally pleased.
    See above

    Ashland or.
    5 Stars
    I would recommend this item to a friend.

    great knife
    April 5, 2014
    strong well balanced. fits on belts,webbing, your leg, and cuts.

    Augusta, Georiga
    5 Stars
    I would recommend this item to a friend.

    Great Knife
    March 25, 2014
    This is the best knife that I own. It is as advertised. After a short breaking-in period, just to see what it was like, I put it right in my go bag.
    size, comfort of handle portablity and flexibility of attachment points
    None yet

    Ste Genevieve, Mo
    5 Stars
    I would recommend this item to a friend.

    Well Made and Worth The Money
    March 16, 2014
    USA made knife that is designed perfectly. Attaches to MOLLE easily and is worth every dollar. Must have kit item.

    Central Alabama
    5 Stars
    I would recommend this item to a friend.

    LMF II Knife
    February 23, 2014
    This is my "go to knife". Many carry options.

    Santa Clarita. California
    5 Stars
    I would recommend this item to a friend.

    Gerber LMF II
    February 4, 2014
    This is a great utility knife for the Bug Out Bag. Tried it on chopping wood, hammering nails and even used it for processing game. It worked great and kept an edge with some quick sharpening after use. For the price you can't go wrong.

    5 Stars
    I would recommend this item to a friend.

    great knife
    January 25, 2014
    great knife

    James St. Vrain
    United States
    5 Stars
    I would recommend this item to a friend.

    awesome knife
    January 18, 2014
    Kick ass knife for price.
    Made in USA.

    Steve Dupuy
    Shreveport, Louisiana
    5 Stars
    I would recommend this item to a friend.

    January 15, 2014
    All the knife you'll ever need for survival or combat..
    Handle insulated from blade. Sharpener in scabbard. Strong blade good weight. Well made!
    If it were free, that would be the only thing to make it better!

    Columbus, In
    5 Stars
    I would recommend this item to a friend.

    Solid Knive
    January 7, 2014
    After receiving my Gerber LMF, I decided to pt through some testing. Chopping wood, cutting wire, even pounding some stakes nthe ground. It worked great and still has a solid edge. This goes in my go bag for sure.

    SW Texas
    5 Stars
    I would recommend this item to a friend.

    THE ONE!
    December 20, 2013
    I became aware of this knife after my deployment to Iraq and I promised myself that I would have it for my next deployment. I bought it and used it as my knife/tool during many hiking/camping trips in temperatures ranging from 10-90 degrees. It always ensured I had kindling for fires and whatever other applications it was needed. As a Flight Medic in Afghanistan I wore this knife every mission on my calf so it would be accessible if we went down. While others may feel the sheath is over designed, it gave me supreme confidence that it would always be there when I needed it. Planning for any contingency provides a lot of "what-ifs." Having my Gerber LMF provided me with the answer to many of those.Thank you for such a quality knife and tool as the strap cutter worked great when the need arose.
    Substantial grip is easy to use with gloves. Built in sharpener and included strap cutter makes it a comprehensive tool that can be serviced in the field. Multiple blade retention and carry configurations allows the user to position it for a variety of mission profiles and situations.

    Paints vile ky
    5 Stars
    I would recommend this item to a friend.

    Great knife
    December 16, 2013
    Love it great knife

    4 Stars
    I would recommend this item to a friend.

    Nice knife
    November 22, 2013
    This is a good solid knife, built well and nicely balanced.

    Reno, Nevada
    5 Stars
    I would recommend this item to a friend.

    Great Knife
    October 31, 2013
    I just received my LMF II. It is a great knife, it came sharpened and all of the accessories are in perfect condition. No defects.
    The retention clip on the sheath is great. I can go all day without using the snaps and the knife stays where it is supposed to.
    You have to removed the MOLLE system to get to the sharpener.

    5 Stars
    I would recommend this item to a friend.

    Great Blade
    October 3, 2013
    The blade is an excellent hard-use design. This thing is a beast! The sheath is excellent, but it is a tad overkill. The retention is unbelievable and I have no doubts that this blade will NEVER fall out. I just wish the sheath was a bit smaller because the Gerber Prodigy molle sheath makes much more sense on an LBE vest.
    Hard-Use Excellent Sheath

    By Kolten on July 6, 2013
    Does this model the Gerber 1400 have the leg straps? What is EVERY item this 1400 model includes?
    on July 6, 2013

    The Gerber 1400 comes with the knife, knife holster, leg straps, strap cutter and a pouch for the strap cutter.

    By Will on April 30, 2013
    Dies this knife come in other colors?
    on April 30, 2013

    Yes, this Gerber Knife comes with different colored handles. For a Foliage Green handle please view this link: and for a Black handle view this link:

    By Robert on December 17, 2012
    Where is this steel blade made from?
    on December 17, 2012

    The knife is made in the U.S, the sheath is made in the U.S. from U.S. and imported components and the safety knife is made in China.

    By A.B. Jessup on October 29, 2012
    Is the color coyote brown as shown?
    on October 29, 2012

    Yes, the color shown is coyote brown.

    By Ambrose on February 22, 2013
    Does it come with the leg straps?
    on February 22, 2013

    Yes, this Gerber LMF II Knife comes with comes with leg straps.

    By David on January 31, 2013
    what is the difference between this and the lmf II Infantry ?
    on January 31, 2013

    The main difference between this LMF II Knife and the Infantry LMF II is that the Infantry LMF II is Infra Red Resistant.

    By Sean Gilmore on November 6, 2012
    Does this knife come with the sheath? Is it MOLLE compatible?
    on November 6, 2012

    Yes, this Gerber knife comes with a sheath and it is MOLLE compatible.

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