You will be amazed at the solid feel fast opening action and generally awesome utility of this sweet blade. The blade has plenty of belly and just the slightest hint of a recurve to improve slicing without being hard to sharpen. SpeedSafe assisted opening is a breeze for left or right hand users. Once opened the blade is secured by a locking liner and releases easily when your task is done. The Clash's handle is somewhat wider and thicker and has a deep index-finger indentation. The combination makes for a knife that provides an extremely secure grip. The glass-filled nylon scales are textured to enhance grip even more.