Has a thumb stud, blade hole or other feature to facilitate one-hand use. Some models are one-hand opening and one-hand closing as well..
This is Buck's standard blade material because it approaches the wear resistance of high carbon alloys while delivering the corrosion resistance of chromium stainless steels. Add our exclusive heat-treat process and you have a very user-friendly combination of superior corrosion resistance with excellent strength for wear resistance and durability. You also have a blade that is easy to resharpen. For best performance we harden to a Rockwell hardness of Rc 58.
This blade is full bellied with a strong, thick point for heavier tasks. It can also be used as a general work knife. The top of the blade drops down toward the tip, which minimizes accidental puncturing while skinning. The drop point blade is strong and very versatile.
I did purchase this one (small one) on an ebay auction. I was surprised of it's toughness right out of the box. After some heavy use it was confirmed to me how great this knife is so I went to order both the Large and Medium as well. The small one is just perfect size for edc while the large one could be useful in the field. One BIG plus is the double tumbstud (left and right) and it is screaming Made In USA!!