The 336 boasts the latest in innovation and cutting edge technology. It offers Buck's brand new Shift Mechanism /ASAP® opening technology. The Shift Mechanism bolster lock not only provides a robust locking mechanism, but also provides a blade safety preventing the blade from accidentally opening. The 336 also utilizes a blade flipper for quick and easy one-hand deployment with the ASAP® assisted opening technology. With a blade of new 13C26 Sandvik™ stainless steel and an attractive Micarta handle, this knife will quickly become a favorite.