The bladed gauntlet degrades in condition fairly quickly.
The bladed gauntlet had its DT bypass effect removed in a patch.
PCXbox 360 This weapon has the icon of a melee weapon when you assign it to the D-pad, even though it is an unarmed weapon. This also happens with the unique Cram Opener.[verified]
Xbox 360 If you enter The Fort with this weapon equipped, it will appear on The Courier even your weapons have been confiscated. After leaving, weapons can be equipped with the bladed gauntlet still appearing on the user's hand, thereby rendering some weapons' iron sights unusable. Equipping the weapon and unequipping it should fix this.[verified]