The Otanashi noh Ken was designed by James Williams per a request from SOCOM. The clip allows deep, inconspicuous, carry and the frame lock design is for strength and simplicity in operations. James Williams' work with worldwide military Special Operations and his extensive classical Samurai training means that this knife is designed to perform at the highest level, when you need it most.
All folding knives and multitools should never be left wet or dirty after having being used, and should be cleaned, oiled and dried before storing. The finest product on the market to keep your prized cutting companion in excellent working condition, is the Quick Release Lubricant. Supplied with a unique needle point dispenser to apply a few drops to all moving parts, which emulsifies dirt and corrosion resulting in smooth friction free movement of all working implements.