Utilizing the F.A.S.T. technology, Gerber presents the Answer 3.25 spring assist knife. The Gerber Answer 3.25 features a black finished stainless blade (plain). Black aluminum handles feature texture inserts, providing a firm grip. Pocket clip for easy carry. The spring assist action on this knife is smooth and strong. Give the blade a start with the thumb-stud and the knife does the rest! The Answer 3.25 features a sliding lock on the knife's front. Overall a rock-solid design and a great knife.