Item：Buck Knives: Buck Paradigm Avid Knife, BU-336BKS
3 1/4" drop point blade with assist, black Micarta handle, 4 3/8" closed.
he illustrated Buck knife is the Buck Paradigm Avid Knife that features a 3 1/4" drop point blade made of 13C26 Sandvik stainless steel, .120" thick. The blade of this Buck knife has a blade release ridge and ASAP assist for ambidextrous one hand opening. The CNC contoured black Micarta handle, 4 3/8" closed, has a stainless steel rotating bolster, stainless steel liners, the Buck Avid Level logo inlay and Shift Mechanism lock. The Shift Mechanism serves as a locking mechanism through a rotating bolster that also serves as a blade safety. A reversible discreet carry stainless steel pocket clip is mounted at the butt end of this Buck knife. The Buck Paradigm Avid Knife has an overall length of 7 5/8" when open, and weighs 4.8 ounces. Made in the USA.
Assisted-opening knives typically have a spring or tension mechanism for blade deployment. Buck Engineers have created an advanced design resulting in ASAP (Advanced Spring Assisted Performance) technology with a dual-spring blade pivot. This, coupled with the blade safety and blade release ridge create a safe, smooth, and reliable blade opening system.