TheBenchmade 550-1SHG Griptilian AXIS Lock Knife S30V Satin Serrated Edgefeatures textured black glass fill Noryl GTX handles, which are very strong and lightweight. Double 420J stainless liners add strength to the knife handle. The AXIS lock mechanism makes the knife easy to open and easy to close for right and left handers. The modified Sheepsfoot blade has updated to CPM-S30V stainless steel with a hollow grind and ambidextrous thumb hole. The pocket clip can be reversed for right or left handed use. Mel Pardue design.