The XL Recon 1 tactical folder series by Cold Steel Knives just keeps raising the industry bar. This tough folder knife is built with a tanto point, plain edge blade made of Japanese AUS 8A stainless steel and has G-10 laminate scales that are contoured to give you the best non slip grip possible. The Tri Ad Lock system, this virtually eliminates lock failure. The thin, ultra sharp and tough blade is coated with black Teflon for a tactical look. Teflon finish resists rust, eliminates glare and light reflections, and finally it acts as a lubricant and allows the blade to slide through tough material with less friction. It also comes with a thumb disc and a small, extra tough pocket clip which is compeltely ambidextrous. The XL Recon 1 is ready for any mission you ask of it.