Manufacturer: Gatco 8000
GATCO (Great American Tool Company) has been in the blade industry since 1989. GATCO is an American family owned and operated company with a simple philosophy: "build precise and reliable knives and sharpeners that perform to 100% customer satisfaction." This is why sportsmen, tradesmen, police, military personnel, special operations team members, firefighters, paramedics, first responders, EMT personnel, mechanics, professional chef's, homemakers and do-it-yourselfers rely on GATCO daily. Pick up a GATCO offering and you will feel the precision and pride in craftsmanship with each and every blade.
Terry Treutel's custom knife designs are rooted in 22 years of adventure. As an Alaskan guide, Treutel recognized the need for durable, comfortable knives that could hold an edge throughout the process of field dressing trophy-sized Alaskan big game. Treutal Gut Hook skinners provide a delicate balance of blade and handle that "flow into the hand" for a comfortable feel and satisfying performance.
Specifications and Features:
3.25" Black Zirconium ceramic, rust proof blade with mirror polish
Carbon fiber handle
Includes leather sheath
Stay sharper longer; harder than steel and will hold edge longer than a steel blade
Will not rust and is easy to clean; resistant to acids, germs and oils
Lightweight; easy and comfortable to use for precision slicing
Suitable culinary tool for slicing boneless meat, vegetables and fruit
Brittle, may break if dropped on a hard surface and cannot be used for chopping through bones or frozen foods
Not to be used for prying, which may result in chipping