Kershaw Burst 3 Inch Stonewash Serr Assisted Opening Knife has a 8Cr13MoV stainless steel blade that ensures strength and ability to take lot of abuse. Cutting fibrous materials like an rope is easily possible due to partial serrations on the bade. The handle is made of textured Glass-filled nylon ensuring stability, scratch and impact resistance. The SpeedSafe feature ensures quick deployment. The Frame Lock would firmly lock the blade in place on opening. The reversible pocket clip ensures both left and right hand carry. With no thumb stud, just pulling the flipper would deploy the blade. The overall size of the knife when closed is 4 1/8 " and it weighs: 4.6 oz.