The new Kershaw Cryo II is 20% larger than the original award-winning Cryo, designed by Rick Hinderer. With its bigger 3 1/4-in. SpeedSafe-equipped blade, this classic design was built for those who just demand more from their pocketknife.A classic Rick Hinderer design, the Cryo II is built of pure stainless steel coated with matte-grey titanium carbo-nitride for a no-fuss look that lets the design shine through. Like all Rick s knives, the Cryo II benefits from Rick s real world experience as a fire fighter and EMT. It s designed to be a sturdy knife that s still aesthetically pleasing and feels good in the hand.For secure blade lock up, the Cryo II offers a tough frame lock with lockbar stabilization. The Cryo also comes with Kershaw s SpeedSafe assisted opening for fast and easy one-handed opening. Access it with either the built-in flipper or the thumbstud. Though it s a larger knife, the Cryo II is remarkably slim and rides comfortably deep in the pocket thanks to our deep-carry clip. EDC this guy for a while and we think you ll soon appreciate its virtues. You get the tactical, hard-use looks you re looking for, a Hinderer design, and SpeedSafe opening in this amazingly affordable Kershaw that s destined to be the Hinderer for the rest of us.