Resolve Based on the successful Suspension platform, the Gerber Resolve differs only in the style and geometry of its cast stainless steel handles. Introduced in 2007 with three other stablemates (see Related Tools below) the Resolve is remarkable only in its similarities to the others.

Resolve stretched


Plier jaws on the Resolve are spring loaded. They come together and contact each other properly out at the tips. There are fine serrations near the nose, a gripping area below that, and a wire cutter area near the pivot.

Somewhat unusual is the fact that the wire cutters are anvil type, as opposed to the more common bypass type wire cutters on multitools.


Each handle on the Resolve is formed from two halves of cast stainless steel. The handle halves are then given a titanium nitride coating for scratch and wear resistance.

The word GERBER and several tool icons are etched into each face. Nowhere does the name "Resolve" appear on the tool.

Due to a surprising number of spacers between individual knife blades, handles on the Resolve are quite thick, a trait some users find undesirable.

Blades and Tools

All blades are outside opening, all blades lock open.
  • plain edge knife blade with thumb stud for one-hand access. Wharnecliffe profile, 2" long (51mm)
  • medium flathead screwdriver
  • flat phillips screwdriver
  • saw blade, with a rather short 2" stroke
  • serrated edge knife blade with thumb stud for one-hand access. Sheepsfoot profile, 2" long (51mm)
  • combination can opener/cap lifter device
  • small flathead screwdriver
  • fold-out lanyard attachment
  • spring loaded scissors

Locking Mechanism

All of the blades and tools lock open securely. Lock release is accomplished by knurled metal slider switches along the sides of both handles.

Other Features

Tabbed washers (a Gerber standard) are located between each blade, preventing blade "clumping."


Molded/woven nylon construction, with velcro closure. Straps on the back allow for both vertical and horizontal carry.


  • Length open= 6" (152mm)
  • Length closed = 3-7/8" (100mm)
  • Width closed = 1-7/8" (48mm)
  • Thickness = 7/8" (22mm)
  • Weight = 8.9 oz (252g)




Introduced in 2007. Manufactured in China.

Not listed in 2008 Gerber catalog.
Other than having different handle styles, the Resolve is virtually identical to the Gerber Suspension, Crux, Method, and Tread.

In 2008 the Evo and Ripstop were added to this list.

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Created by Bob. Last Modification: Friday 15 of April, 2016 05:21:10 CEST by sLaughterMed.