The Ultimate Knife is the pinnacle of Gerber’s Bear Grylls Survival Series. Intricately designed by Gerber and Bear, it’s loaded with innovations that won’t be found in any other fixed blade knife. Like everything in the Survival Series, it also includes Bear’s Priorities of Survival pocket guide.
On the Buck 119, they certainly do not skimp on the steel by creating this knife with a nice thick slab … a thickness of about 3/16”, plenty thick for a skinning and hunting knife. This thick sturdy steel extends all the way down into the pommel, in other words the Buck 119 is full tang without being exposed.