There's something about the way the Air Ranger feels in your hand that just makes you feel like you're ready for anything. And it has mostly to do with the checkering on the machined aluminum grip; precision texturing that can only be accomplished on sophisticated CNC machining equipment. The tactile sensation is very high when gripped, which translates into an unusual degree of dexterity, which translates into confidence. William Harsey, Jr. is the heralded knifemaker who conceived this popular clip folder. To his credit, he found the pivotal balance between a knife that's smooth to deploy and use, and a knife that's as tough as they come. The hearty thumbstud facilitates easy one-handed opening. The stainless steel pocket clip is strong and reliable.