The Gerber Gator Bolo is modeled after a jungle tool used for generations in the Philippines to clear vegetation, chop food and cut wood. Gerber’s updates on this revered tool include an ergonomic handle shape, slip-proof grip, and hefty full tang construction.
Designed to withstand make short work of everything from tall grass to small tree limbs, the stout blade has a distinctive bulge near the front for added power in the swing. The Gator Bolo’s 15.5-inch blade is made of corrosion-resistant 1050 Steel, with full tang construction for durability—making a powerful combo for any sort of chopping.
The Gerber Gator Bolo handle sits comfortably in the hand, while a wrist lanyard offers an extra measure of insurance . The rugged nylon sheath keeps the blade from getting banged up when not in use, and features belt loop and D-ring attachments for carrying on your hip or lashing to a pack.
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