Gerber E.A.B. Lite is an lightweight folding utility knife.
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Pro Great for everyday carry
This utility knife can fit into pretty much anything: wallet, a bulky phone case, tight jean pockets, etc. It weighs 2.5 ounces (70 grams), making it one of the lightest utility knife out there, and its form factor is one of the smallest — when the blade is closed, the entire knife is only about 3 inches (7.6cm) long, with a height of 0.7 inches (1.7cm).
This utility knife is well-built and durable. It can last for a long time with a lot of use, and is capable of withstanding rough/heavy-duty usage.
Pro Stylish and sleek design
This utility knife is made from stainless steel, giving it a nice silver polished finish.
Pro Accepts all standard-sized utility blades
Despite its small form factor, this utility knife can accept any standard-sized utility blade of all kinds (heavy-duty, contractor-grade, etc.)
Con Requires screwdriver to replace blade
This utility knife's blade is secured with a screw in the middle. This makes it inconvenient to replace — the screw has to be removed with a flat head screwdriver or a coin before the blade can be removed and replaced.
Con Closing the knife can be difficult and unsafe
In order to release the locking mechanism when the blade is locked in place, you have to push a small metal plate on the inside of the handle near the blade. This means the blade will be closing down where your hand is positioned, and while the knife's liner prevents the blade from touching that area, it can still be unsafe if you try to close it too fast with your hand in the way.
Con Pocket clip falls out easily
The pocket clip on this knife is not very tight. It can fall out easily if clipped on a thin surface.
Con Might be too small for some people
Because of how small this utility knife is, the grip can be uncomfortable for people used to knives with bigger handles.