A knife should not be considered as a weapon for self defense but as a tool as it can serve purposes. Ontario RD 9 black micarta knife is a useful tool which can be used for purposes such as cutting veggies and fruits. The metal that the knife is made of is also very sturdy and can be using it to cut small plants and shrubs while you are in the open nature during a camping trip or trekking. This knife has a good handle which allows the person to use this knife pretty easily on almost all materials that it is meant to cut. The pointed edges are also sharp and can be used to puncture small metal and plastic containers.